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Fergusson laps Ciardella in spending

Kelly Fergusson and Rick Ciardella both ended their campaigns for Menlo Park City Council in the red, while Andy Cohen, the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Gaelstrom, on Feb 4, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 5 comments | 1938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Galileo Offers 1,800 Camper Scholarships; Comes to Woodside

Camp Galileo, a summer enrichment program for Pre-K through 5th graders that's opening a site at Woodside Elementary June...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Feb. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Montreal Piano Phenom Mimi Blais Performs 2/11 in Menlo Park

Concert pianist Mimi Blais returns from Montreal, Quebec, Canada to perform Wed. Feb. 11 at 7:00 P.M. at the First Baptist...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anne Prescott, on Feb 4, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 2066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andy Cohen reveals his artistic side

This painting of the Bayfront is among the works of Menlo Park Councilman Andy Cohen on exhibit at the Little House activity...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Julie and John, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1710 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Lewis tops in campaign spending

Elizabeth Lewis not only won a seat on the Atherton City Council in November, but she blew away the competition when it came...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:40 am | 2 comments | 2026 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilman reveals his artistic side

Local residents will recognize many of the locales depicted in a set of paintings hanging in the Little House Activity Center...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 3, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Hollow claims of openness by council majority

The wisdom of granting the Menlo Park police sergeants a 30 percent raise in the current horrible economic environment is...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by get it right, on Feb 3, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 1539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Valentine Origami at Atherton Library

Students from the Menlo School will be teaching children to make an origami heart for Valentine's Day. Thursday, February...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Feb. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1806 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: President's pay freeze: An example for sergeants?

Menlo Park Police Chief Bruce Goitia has suggested that the sergeants' dedication to the job might have been in jeopardy...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 3, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1734 Views

MENLO PARK

Mr. Robinson went to Washington

Menlo Park Mayor Heyward Robinson traveled to Washington, D.C., the weekend before the presidential inauguration in a city-sponsored...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 3, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1646 Views

MENLO PARK

City to revisit tricky intersection

The Menlo Park City Council told city staff Jan. 27 to go back to the drawing board to figure out how to improve pedestrian...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by A Simple Solution That Will Be Ignored, on Feb 3, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1869 Views

MENLO PARK

Man robbed at gunpoint in Willows area

A man and a woman in a car cut off a vehicle driven by a 45-year-old East Palo Alto man, then robbed him at gunpoint around...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Haha, on Feb 3, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 3 comments | 1791 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Park Theatre becoming a real eyesore

Each time I drive by what used to be the Park Theatre in Menlo Park I get mad. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7480...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by needs enforcing, on Feb 3, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 9 comments | 1950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - February 1, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2. Hotel On The Corner Of...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Feb. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3101 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Councilman Cohen responds to charge on union fund

In response to a letter from Mary Gilles last week, I received no contribution from any union anticipated or likely to be...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by one more, on Feb 2, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 43 comments | 2174 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Big pay hike a symptom of failed policy

Menlo Park's recent approval of a major pay increase for police sergeants has been roundly criticized by many residents,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Fair Witness, on Feb 2, 2009 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 1537 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee Duboc: Who is speaking for the taxpayer?

On Friday, former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent out the message below on the topic of rising public employee salaries...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 29, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 37 comments | 2425 Views

MENLO PARK

Rojas to pay Frank Benest $5,500 for running 2 "facilitation" meetings

Is there a listing of all the money that Rojas wants to spend, and where can I see it? So that I can sign up to get some...

Original post made by new guy on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Amazed, on Jan 29, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter petition gets thumbs up in state report

It's been a while since backers of Everest Charter High School had something to smile about, but with their twice-rejected...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by WyldKat, on Jan 29, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 1882 Views

OTHER TOPICS

T.J. Rodgers seeks permit to install winery

Seven years after he got a permit to drill three caves 300 feet into Langley Hill for a winery, Cypress Semiconductor CEO...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hugh Bris, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 5 comments | 2300 Views
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