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AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail route through Peninsula chosen

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board on Wednesday chose Pacheco Pass as the preferred California high-speed rail...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by prefer planes, on Dec 26, 2007 at 8:54 am | 9 comments | 2525 Views

MENLO PARK

Man dies while hanging Christmas lights

A man hanging Christmas decorations in a redwood tree in East Palo Alto Saturday was killed instantly when a string of lights...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 25, 2007 at 8:13 am | 4 comments | 2333 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain will add two trains each weekday evening

Starting March 3, two more trains will run between San Francisco and San Jose on weekday evenings. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by GC, on Dec 24, 2007 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 2267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/23/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. World Without End, Ken Follett 3. Out...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Square is taking a holiday break

We'll be back on January 2. Please return then with your news, views and insights. Happy Holidays....

Original post made by Renee Batti on Dec. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park trustees say "si" to Spanish immersion kindergarten

Young parents passionate about launching a Spanish immersion program for kindergartners at a Menlo Park school next August...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPCSD mother, on Dec 21, 2007 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 2433 Views

SPORTS

Strikers boys U10 team wins championship

<I>Report by Nick Athens, parent of a player.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5426...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by F. Gray, on Dec 19, 2007 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 3419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The soccer team that wasn't supposed to be

Dr. Mark Sontag promised his family he would not coach again. But when another dad approached him with a deal -- if Mark...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by chad sefcik, on Dec 19, 2007 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 2635 Views

SPORTS

Alpine Little League seeks sponsors

The West Menlo-Alpine Little League is looking for a few great sponsors. Opening Day is just around the corner and 80...

Original post made by Jim Schott on Dec. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sea level rise could flood east of Bayshore

The San Francisco Bay of the future will be significantly larger, rising between 4 inches to more than three feet by 2100,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2007
Last comment by Clinging to hope, on Dec 18, 2007 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 2440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Stanford has every right to use its land

The spin of the Almanac's Nov. 7 article "Stanford pursues its massive campus expansion" is remarkable. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Holding My Nose, on Dec 18, 2007 at 10:50 am | 30 comments | 3538 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Report probes allegations, but makes no findings against ex-building chief

An investigator probed allegations that Mike Hood, Atherton's former building official, undermined town rules, accepted gifts...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by kate, on Dec 17, 2007 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 2797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/16/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming, Lemony Snicket 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2229 Views

SPORTS

Marathon spirit: Three Menlo Park runners participate in the race where it all started

Intrigued by the origin of the marathon &#8212; the 26.2-mile race Arlene McCarthy and I had each run elsewhere 10 times...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Cara, on Dec 17, 2007 at 7:47 am | 3 comments | 2679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local A Cappella group finalist in CBS contest

According to an e-mail I received this afternoon (and their http://www.hook-slide.com ), Hookslide, a Menlo Park-based A...

Original post made by fabravo on Dec. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2543 Views

MENLO PARK

Commuters get green light on Alameda

The avenue of the fleas &#8212; the Alameda de las Pulgas &#8212; may be becoming more of a royal road for commuters through...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by go bears, on Dec 13, 2007 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 2294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: New Safeway will be community gathering place

My observation is that, to a degree, the center of gathering places and visiting with your Menlo Park neighbor has just shifted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by GINGER, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:51 pm | 4 comments | 2990 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Routine food at new hamburger joint

In an echo of the bland and character-less stainless steel equipment behind the counter at Jeffrey's Hamburgers, the food...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Lynn, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 3756 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Where should city build new sidewalks?

<b>Menlo Watch: Roundup of Menlo Park city news</b><BR> As a first step to make it easier, and safer, to walk in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by overloaded, on Dec 13, 2007 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2177 Views

MENLO PARK

DOWNTOWN BLOCK PARTY

A few months ago, on August 1st and August 15th, both a Wednesday, a City-wide BLOCK PARTY was offered in Downtown Menlo...

Original post made by Hometown Citizen on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by Peggy, on Dec 13, 2007 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 2220 Views
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