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MENLO PARK

MP OKs 30 percent pay hike for sergeants

Though the economy has taken a nose dive since the city of Menlo Park awarded its police officers a substantial raise in...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Thank You Peter, on Jan 22, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 9 comments | 1972 Views

OTHER TOPICS

More news and photos from Katie Ferrick

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=3124 posted Monday, January 19, 2009, 10:49...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Jan 22, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 4 comments | 2280 Views

WOODSIDE

Dispatches from the Home Front: A goodbye to a good friend

My best friend is gone Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7463 posted Wednesday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 22, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 2147 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Artscene: Young singer discovers the magic of opera

<B>About the author:</I></B> Emily Mosbacher is a freshman at Castilleja School in Palo Alto and a Woodside resident. She...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by you go, girl!, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 2471 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Epidemiology study by Maya Mathur of Woodside nets $35,000 scholarship

Young women are not as knowledgeable as they should be about the human papilloma virus even though they are often involved...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Tira, on Jan 21, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Military tank collector dies at 59

Jacques Mequet Littlefield, who assembled one of the largest private collections of military vehicles in the world and championed...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Liz Ditz, on Jan 21, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 3927 Views

MENLO PARK

MENLO WATCH: Green parking lots in the city's future?

Put the word "green" in front of most anything these days, and you'll get people talking. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7454...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Jan 21, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton inspector volunteers to help China quake victims

Atherton building inspector Kenneth Huo recently traveled to the earthquake-ravaged Chinese province of Gansu with a five-man...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Veronica Caballero, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 1954 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council majority ignored public on police pay increase

After receiving 51 individual e-mails and letters from residents last week urging the Menlo Park City Council to reconsider...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Jan 21, 2009 at 6:42 am | 2 comments | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's trip gives students glimpse of history

By the time President-elect Barack Obama took the stage on election night, Menlo Park teacher Jacqueline Cebrian knew exactly...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by James, on Jan 20, 2009 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Post your views on the inauguration

Please post your views in the comment box below on the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Jan 20, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 3 comments | 1781 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park cat burglar sent to prison

It's at least 30 years in prison for Scott James Froberg, 42, of Santa Cruz, who in September pleaded "no contest" to three...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Katerina Caterwaul, on Jan 20, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: City should not be in the housing business

It's bad enough that the city is losing money in the child care business, but now former Mayor Andy Cohen and the Almanac...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 20, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 174 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bill would direct feds to buy Lehman bonds

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, introduced legislation in Congress Friday that would...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ole, on Jan 19, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 1997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 18, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Lark & Termite - Jayne Anne Phillips 2. String Of Lights - Dominique Renda 3. Guernsey Literary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 19, 2009
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MENLO PARK

MP council OKs 30% pay raise for sergeants

Amid the specter of weakened morale among police sergeants &#8211; and despite scores of e-mails in opposition &#8211; the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 19, 2009 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 1773 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meets on high-speed rail

Wondering why Atherton officials are opposing the California High Speed Rail initiative? The City Council is hosting a special...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Adam, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 20 comments | 2338 Views

MENLO PARK

Sergeants' 30 percent pay raise over 30 months on (Jan. 13) Menlo council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council tonight is likely to approve a tentative contract agreement giving police sergeants a 30 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anti Schmidt, on Jan 16, 2009 at 7:17 am | 24 comments | 2017 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Andy Cohen reflects on year as mayor

It's been a month since Heyward Robinson took over for Andy Cohen as Menlo Park's mayor, but Mr. Cohen hasn't found himself...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Gaelstrom, on Jan 15, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 40 comments | 2876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans for the Inauguration?

If you have plans for the inauguration -- either in D.C. or locally -- The Almanac wants to know about it. Send an e-mail...

Original post made by Sean Howell on Jan. 15, 2009
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