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MENLO PARK

Letter: Please spare us from wood-fire smoke

It's been nice to have a little rain lately. I especially enjoy going for late afternoon walks to enjoy the fall colors and...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Squirrely, on Nov 21, 2008 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 1718 Views

MENLO PARK

Twilight -- grand opening at 12:00 AM Friday morning

Last evening, Thursday, coming out from Century 20 movies in Redwood City at 9:00 PM, we walked by a long line of high...

Original post made by out of touch? on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Christina, on Nov 21, 2008 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 1781 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley bans firing of pellet and air guns

In response to the killing of a cat by a pellet gun, the Portola Valley Town Council has outlawed the firing of pellet and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by lonewolf, on Nov 20, 2008 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 3609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police name woman killed in Sand Hill crash

A two-vehicle fatal collision on the border of Menlo Park and Palo Alto on Thursday morning, Nov. 20, left a 77-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 20, 2008 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 2036 Views

MENLO PARK

Accident closes Sand Hill Road

An injury accident closed down a portion of Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park this morning. The accident occurred at the intersection...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by CC, on Nov 20, 2008 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Advance notice of Barack Obama

Early in this decade, I attended a political function at the home of Rep. Anna Eshoo where the guest of honor was Sen. Barbara...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Rosie, on Nov 20, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 18 comments | 2030 Views

MENLO PARK

What's become of former council coalition?

The relative ease with which Kelly Fergusson and Andy Cohen won re-election on Nov. 4, preserving the Menlo Park City Council's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Not worth it., on Nov 19, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 37 comments | 2033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: An open letter from one Sarah to another

(The following is an open letter to the Republican vice presidential hopeful.) Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6827...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by impressed!, on Nov 19, 2008 at 11:06 am | 98 comments | 5312 Views

MENLO PARK

Student avoids prison for dry-ice 'bomb'

Nine days on the roadside picking up trash rather than a stay in prison is likely ahead for Justin Benjamin Levey, 19, after...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Goldie Showers, on Nov 19, 2008 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 1941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect in strong-arm robberies arrested

Palo Alto and Menlo Park police Tuesday night apprehended a suspect in at least some of the series of purse-snatch robberies...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Laughing, on Nov 19, 2008 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1795 Views

AROUND TOWN

What will the Complete Streets bill mean to us?

In September the Governor signed AB1358, the "Complete Streets" bill sponsored by Assemblyperson Leno. To quote a summary...

Original post made by Donald on Nov. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1749 Views

MENLO PARK

Unlicensed contractors busted in crackdown

San Mateo County authorities are warning homeowners about unlicensed contractors in the wake of a two-day sting operation...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Tired of this B*******t!, on Nov 18, 2008 at 7:28 pm | 4 comments | 1780 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: High-speed rail takes dollars from real transit

The Almanac carried an editorial about the high-speed train last week. It points out the challenges facing Menlo Park if...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by G, on Nov 18, 2008 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's bestsellers - November 16, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2, Fire - Katherine Neville ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Nov. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1781 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How do parents explain their bad behavior?

I've appreciated the great decline in the number of people driving while yakking on a hand-held cellphone since July. But...

Original post made by Donna on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Norma, on Nov 17, 2008 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 2079 Views

MENLO PARK

What's become of former council coalition?

The relative ease with which Kelly Fergusson and Andy Cohen won re-election on Nov. 4, preserving the Menlo Park City Council's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 1958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's with the man who lingers on a driveway in his old red robe staring at the kids that make their way past his dwelling to Oak Knoll Elementary Shool?

Anybody know the story behind his creepy behavior? Is he bed ridden at home? Is his behavior something to be concerned...

Original post made by Someone that thinks the guy wearing his old red robe outside and stares at the kids on their way to on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Carl From Oak Knoll, on Nov 15, 2008 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain plans fare hike on Jan. 1

Starting Jan. 1, 2009, it will cost another 25 cents to ride Caltrain to help cover the rising price of diesel fuel, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by skeptic, on Nov 15, 2008 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many locals excited about historic presidential election

The words "President-elect Barack Obama" must be sounding pretty good to a majority of local voters. The Midpeninsula, like...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Not Excited Either, on Nov 14, 2008 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1789 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Her vote was no conflict of interest

The Almanac's Nov. 5 editorial erroneously stated that I voted "to give the city's non-benefited workers ... an additional...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by fairview, on Nov 13, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1742 Views
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