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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 | 1830 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. 1781 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 | 1824 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 | 1812 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. 1811 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 | 2110 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 | 1986 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 | 2061 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 | 1912 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 | 1816 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 | 1770 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rally opposing Prop 8

Several community leaders in San Mateo County, including Supervisor Rich Gordon, will speak at a rally to oppose Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Pledge, on Nov 13, 2008 at 12:32 pm | 248 comments | 8907 Views

SPORTS

MP Strikers Tryouts Slated for December 13th & 14th

MP Strikers FC will be holding tryouts for all interested soccer players U8-U12 on Saturday, December 13th and Sunday, December...

Original post made by Jeanine Morgan on Nov. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2205 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Students remember classmate who took her life

Grief-stricken friends, relatives and teachers mourned and lamented the death of 16-year-old Ophylia Mona Lisa Afuhaamango...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by <3, on Nov 12, 2008 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1974 Views

MENLO PARK

Taize Service at Holy Trinity on Monday, Nov. 17

All are invited to participate in an ecumenical Taize style worship in the chapel at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Monday,...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Nov. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A Kicks off the Annual Canned Food Drive...Yes, We CAN!!!

Join the M-A family by helping us collect over 120,000 cans and raise money to purchase perishables to feed over 500 families...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1778 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council won't meet tonight

Tonight's Menlo Park City Council meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Nov 11, 2008 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Spin - TRYOUTS ! (Girls Fastpitch Softball)

The SPIN is holding tryouts for their Spring/Summer season: 12U/14U Sat Nov 15 Capuchino HS, San Bruno; 1 to 3 pm Sun...

Original post made by Matt on Nov. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2034 Views

MENLO PARK

Incumbent MP council members win re-election

Menlo Park city council candidates Andy Cohen and Kelly Fergusson (right) with support from Portola Valley Mayor Maryann...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by think about it, on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:41 am | 23 comments | 2280 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Tunnel vision on proposed bike tunnel

Steve Schmidt's Guest Opinion last week highlights, yet again, his vision for a tunnel, and his vision only. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by no tunnel, on Nov 8, 2008 at 4:52 pm | 11 comments | 2335 Views
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