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MENLO PARK

Does traffic diversion reduce crime?

Over the course of the debate on whether to conduct a traffic study in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, the question...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Dec 23, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Almanac feature: Ask the Deputy

Deputy Stephanie Josephson of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is starting a new feature in The Almanac, called Ask...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by johnny, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2001 Views

SPORTS

Former Menlo-Atherton High School football coach dies at 87

Arthur Ernest Boettcher, who won the first South Peninsula Athletic League (SPAL) championship for Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by George Justice, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 2802 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Snowpack 76 percent of normal, officials say

The first snow survey of the 2008-09 winter season indicates that California's snow-water content, or the volume of water...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jan 5, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

No parole for Chowchilla school bus kidnapper

A state Board of Parole Hearings panel Monday night once again denied parole for one of three men -- all from wealthy families...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Jan 7, 2009 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 2027 Views

WOODSIDE

Peter Mason chosen as mayor of Woodside

Woodside Councilman Peter Mason will be handling the mayor's gavel for the next 12 months at Town Council meetings. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by OLRA Neighbor, on Jan 9, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2681 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside's Kathleen Scutchfield gives conservation easement to POST

The Toto Ranch, 952 acres along Highway 1 south of Half Moon Bay, won't be developed into luxury homes thanks to the generosity...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Roger, on Jan 12, 2009 at 4:21 am | 1 comment | 2438 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sergeants in line for 30 percent pay raise over 30 months

Sergeants in the Menlo Park Police Department are set to get a 30 percent raise over the next two and a half years. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental review of high-speed rail begins

Residents concerned about the impact of the California high-speed rail project on local towns will have an opportunity to...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Jan 14, 2009 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1869 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bail remains for doctor in death of MP student

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge Wednesday morning declined to eliminate bail for a Colorado doctor accused of illegally...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by clotho, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1932 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 | 339 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 | 1762 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 | 2205 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 | 2299 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 | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elisabeth Barragan named Boys & Girls Club 'Youth of the Year'

Elisabeth Barragan's teaching efforts — including teaching English to her parents, math to a younger brother and literacy...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:52 am | 1 comment | 1968 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 | 2389 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals meet with high-speed rail officials

Local residents were treated to their first public meetings with officials from the High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 23, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sage Santa visits Ladera Christmas fair

When Santa stops at the Ladera Christmas Fair, he arrives in a shiny, red fire engine. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7349...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Austen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1838 Views

MENLO PARK

Green parking lots in city's future?

In reviewing preliminary plans for renovation of a parking plaza between Crane and Chestnut streets at Oak Grove Avenue,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views
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