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AROUND TOWN

No parole for Chowchilla school bus kidnapper

A state Board of Parole Hearings panel Monday night once again denied parole for one of three men -- all from wealthy families...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Jan 7, 2009 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1911 Views

MENLO PARK

Peninsula's largest shelter may close

With the recent spike in foreclosures putting a higher burden than ever on the Peninsula's temporary housing agencies, the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 6, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1750 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Snowpack 76 percent of normal, officials say

The first snow survey of the 2008-09 winter season indicates that California's snow-water content, or the volume of water...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jan 5, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 4, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. String Of Lights - Dominique Renda 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1686 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Community Theatre stages 'Anything Goes'

Back in 1969, two young boys sat in the audience watching their parents star in Woodside's community production of "Anything...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Jan 5, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 2634 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Start the year with transparency

Three cheers for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board, which decided two weeks ago to require that tentative labor...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 3, 2009 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 1944 Views

SPORTS

Perkins and Mathon lead Frosh-Soph Bears in big win over Palo Alto

Menlo-Atherton takes 1st in M-A Bear Classic holiday tourney In one of the most exciting and competitive games of the...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Dec. 31, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Saturday Family Storytime at Atherton Library

Saturday January 3 at 11AM we'll be starting a once a month storytime for all ages. Dates will be January 3, February 14,...

Original post made by Librarian on Dec. 31, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1997 Views

MENLO PARK

City to spend $900,000 on 'vision' study

The status of Menlo Park's budget projections is uncertain, but that didn't stop the City Council from deciding unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Pilar, on Dec 31, 2008 at 1:59 pm | 12 comments | 2098 Views

SPORTS

Former Menlo-Atherton High School football coach dies at 87

Arthur Ernest Boettcher, who won the first South Peninsula Athletic League (SPAL) championship for Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by George Justice, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 2653 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Almanac feature: Ask the Deputy

Deputy Stephanie Josephson of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is starting a new feature in The Almanac, called Ask...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by johnny, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grants provide $3 million for food, shelter

Forty-seven nonprofit organizations will receive $3 million in grants from Silicon Valley Community Foundation to help provide...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1887 Views

MENLO PARK

Were taxpayers subsidizing builders?

Somewhat lost in the hubbub over the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to increase fees at the Menlo Children's Center...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cosette, on Dec 29, 2008 at 6:07 pm | 4 comments | 1849 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Chairman Slocum gets it right at commission dais

Gail Slocum of Menlo Park, chairman of the San Mateo County Planning Commission, had just heard reports from staff and Gail...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by J. Stalin, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 21 comments | 2147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 12/28/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. Mercy - Toni Morrison 2. Latke Who Wouldnt Stop Screaming - Lemony Snicket 3. Guernsey Literary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1761 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council should support, not hinder, building upgrades

I am struck by a quote by our new mayor in last week's Almanac. In connection with an article on Page 9, "School building...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Go Hank!, on Dec 27, 2008 at 9:53 am | 14 comments | 1943 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Habitat for Humanity should consider neighborhood group's plan

I am writing this letter to respond to Jennifer Doettling's recent commentary about the proposed Habitat for Humanity housing...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by who pays, on Dec 25, 2008 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 2100 Views

MENLO PARK

Does traffic diversion reduce crime?

Over the course of the debate on whether to conduct a traffic study in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, the question...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Dec 23, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - December 21, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2. Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1817 Views

MENLO PARK

Council to vote on proposal for abbreviated Council minutes

On Tuesday, Dec. 16th, Council is going to consider a formal policy which would change the type of minutes published for...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by New Timer, on Dec 22, 2008 at 12:01 pm | 7 comments | 1923 Views
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