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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. 6, 2008
Last comment by LEI, on Nov 6, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2144 Views

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Editorial: Appearance of conflict a concern

Amid the mud-slinging during the race for Menlo Park's two open City Council seats, the one of greatest concern to voters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Clarence Punla, on Nov 6, 2008 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1879 Views

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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 | 2055 Views

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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 | 2095 Views

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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 | 2353 Views

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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 | 2143 Views

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Caltrain limits service Thanksgiving and Friday

Caltrain officials have announced a change to normal schedules during Thanksgiving week. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2879...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Bobby de Flamey, on Nov 25, 2008 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 2144 Views

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Teslas hands keys to 100th roadster owner

Tesla Motors Tuesday named Menlo Park businessman Sam Perry, known nationally for being the man Oprah Winfrey clung to during...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 10, 2008 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2085 Views

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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 | 2243 Views

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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 | 2001 Views

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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 | 1936 Views

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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 | 1899 Views

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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 | 1962 Views

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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 | 2112 Views

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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 | 2027 Views

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Stimulus money coming to local towns?

Assuming that the massive economic stimulus package gets approved by Congress, will any of that money be headed to the Midpeninsula? Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Feb 9, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1972 Views

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Should city subsidize children's center?

This is one of the issues the City Council will take up when it considers its policies on setting fees for city services...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 10, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1861 Views

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Councilman Cohen blasts 'action' minutes, colleague

Menlo Park Councilman Andy Cohen has changed his mind about the truncated form of meeting minutes the City Council recently...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 10, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1922 Views

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Letter: Putting a true value on sergeants' pay raise

I have no idea how much is reasonable in our lopsided economy for a police officer to earn. I do know that it is important...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 11, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1941 Views

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Four arrested in Willows stabbing

Menlo Park police arrested two men and two juveniles following a fight that occurred just before 4 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 12)...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by the pope, on Feb 13, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1910 Views
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