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MENLO PARK

City pays $1.48 million for police overtime

The mass exodus of police officers from the city from 2005 to 2007 took a serious toll on the understaffed police department,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Jul 26, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 2091 Views

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Eshoo holds telephone town hall meetings

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, is taking advantage of a service that blends two communication technologies, the robo-call...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Shaun Dakin, on Jul 26, 2008 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1932 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Len Materman named to head creek authority

Len Materman, an environmental-policy specialist, has been named the new executive director of the San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Stiedel Rausch, on Jul 25, 2008 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 1791 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Charity Horse Horse Show

700 of the west coast's top riders and their horses competing for over $150,000 in awards and prize money. A benefit for...

Original post made by Nan Chapman on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Sally, on Jul 25, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2184 Views

MENLO PARK

Where's the excitement in Menlo Park council race?

It's almost the end of July, and there's little to no controversy on the Menlo Park City Council election front. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by voter, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 9 comments | 2037 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Cyclist says no tunnel needed

Speaking about the City Council deliberations on the downtown visioning project, Reginald Rice says in his July 9 letter...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Fiscally fit, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:55 pm | 16 comments | 2149 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton targets road, drainage fixes

Atherton will trim one police officer position, but the town is poised to pull off a balanced budget with a particularly...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by laughing, on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 2042 Views

MENLO PARK

In Business: Taking the kids to work

The challenge is eating the cake and still having it. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6592...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Great Story!, on Jul 24, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 1887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theatre in the Woods stages 'Freedomland'

"Freedomland" by Amy Freed will preview on July 26 and Aug. 2. It opens on Aug. 3, and runs Saturdays and Sundays through...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Art Lover, on Jul 23, 2008 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1885 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Protesting the protesters who picketed KKR

Yesterday (July 17) the building in which I work was picketed by the SEIU. They were protesting the tax status (capital gains)...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Give us a break, on Jul 23, 2008 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1911 Views

SPORTS

Underdog all-stars win National Junior Basketball title

<I>This story was posted in the Sports category of Town Square by Brad Koenig.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4136...

Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Josie Rouser, on Jul 23, 2008 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 3010 Views

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Missed connections

With concerns about gas prices, dependence on foreign oil and climate change rising rapidly, how easy it to get around on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by PA resident, on Jul 22, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 13 comments | 2377 Views

SPORTS

Little League Fall Ball Registration

The Alpine/West-Menlo Little League has opened registration for Fall Ball. The fall season runs September through early November...

Original post made by jimschott on Jul. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - July 20, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Story Of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wroblewski 2. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen 3. Enchantress Of Florence...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jul. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1860 Views

MENLO PARK

MP looks at quick, cheap plan to add adult-sized soccer field

The Menlo Park Parks and Recreation Commission voted 4-0 vote July 16 to move ahead with plans to fill most of the Burgess...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Reality Check Please!, on Jul 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 5 comments | 1987 Views

MENLO PARK

CALENDAR: Menlo Park street festival continues Sunday

Connoisseurs' Marketplace continues Sunday in downtown Menlo Park. Santa Cruz Avenue is closed to vehicles in the festival...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by HillbillyHell, on Jul 19, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 1964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal shelter open until midnight Saturday

The Peninsula Humane Society and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in San Mateo will keep its doors open until...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by shelby, on Jul 19, 2008 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1988 Views

MENLO PARK

So, what do we do about it?

If reducing greenhouse gases and dependence on foreign oil is more critical than ever, thinking of new ways to get more...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:59 pm | 10 comments | 2424 Views

AROUND TOWN

National Compliment Club, Local Chapter

Perhaps its time and long overdue for a local chapter of the National Compliment Club to be started. Think how refreshing...

Original post made by Glass Half Full on Jul. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school dropout rate: 24 percent

In the last school year, nearly a quarter of California's public high school students dropped out before graduating, according...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by HOT MAMMA, on Jul 18, 2008 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1946 Views
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