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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week Ending 12/13/09

Hardcover Fiction 1 Lacuna Barbara Kingsolver 2 Too Much Happiness Alice Munro 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Wolf Hall Hilary...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1222 Views

ATHERTON

Charles Marsala for Mayor

In Atherton tradition calls for the Vice Mayor to be elected Mayor. I hope that the City Council breaks with tradition...

Original post made by Civic Minded on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by NO THANKS, on Dec 15, 2009 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 1548 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton parcel tax renewal wins handily

Atherton's parcel tax renewal, Measure S, won a resounding victory, passing 1,104 votes to 319. Measure S, and its companion...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Just Sick, on Dec 15, 2009 at 9:44 am | 3 comments | 1574 Views

MENLO PARK

Overnight parking WILL be relaxed, briefly

Menlo Park's police department brings us the final word on overnight holiday parking (we hope): Enforcement will be relaxed,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by ticked off, on Dec 14, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 12 comments | 1660 Views

SPORTS

Night games at M-A? Boosters enthusiastic, neighbors wary

A recent football game between Menlo-Atherton High School and Sacred Heart Prep created a sensation in M-A's school community...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dave Radtke, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:20 pm | 16 comments | 2386 Views

WOODSIDE

Friend will remember Ryan Ferrari for his honesty and reliability

Ryan Ferrari, the 21-year-old Woodside man who died in a car crash early on the morning of Nov. 28 in the Woodside Hills...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Mary White, on Dec 13, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 46 comments | 2993 Views

ATHERTON

Man arraigned after chain-reaction collision with Atherton patrol car

In an incident that demonstrates the dangers police officers face after pulling someone over for a traffic ticket, a man...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by woops, on Dec 13, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 11 comments | 1569 Views

MENLO PARK

Spike in property crime in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are conducting undercover operations and increasing patrols in some areas in response to a spike in property...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by where is the security, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1236 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Chief stands up for municipal unions

A recent (Nov. 11) letter to The Almanac by Mary Gilles of Menlo Park castigated unions and the San Mateo County Central...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Dec 13, 2009 at 6:34 am | 2 comments | 1703 Views

MENLO PARK

Trial of M-A assistant track coach in its third day

A jury trial began Monday, Dec. 7, in San Mateo County Superior Court for Menlo-Atherton High School cross-country Assistant...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by RWRMS, on Dec 13, 2009 at 3:15 am | 11 comments | 1441 Views

MENLO PARK

Rich Cline, new Menlo Park mayor, promises measured approach to contentious land-use debates

New mayor Rich Cline looks to guide Menlo Park with a steady hand through emotional debates over 30-year downtown plan and...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by seriously, on Dec 12, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 10 comments | 1647 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears Basketball Team finds Redemption in Los Gatos

After a disappointing 2nd round defeat to Leland High, the Menlo-Atherton Bears bounced back with a convincing 49 - 37 win...

Original post made by calfan on Dec. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bursting at the seams

If closing a school is the hardest decision a school board ever has to make, then the second most difficult is deciding whether...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 1530 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Son of Barry Bonds arrested in Menlo

The 19-year-old son of Barry Bonds, who holds the lifetime and single-season Major League home run records, was arrested...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by To Pragmatic, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 1361 Views

MENLO PARK

Short takes

The meter maid as Grinch, Round Table parties like it's 1959, and downtown trees twinkle. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5541...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by here's a tip, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 1009 Views

MENLO PARK

MP police arrest two on burglary charges

Menlo Park police arrested two young men on burglary charges Wednesday (Dec. 9) after pulling over their pick-up truck and...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 11, 2009 at 6:15 am | 5 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family: Drowned man was a loving son, brother,

The 21-year-old man found dead in a Redwood City swimming pool last week was a loving son and brother who always gave without...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by baby, on Dec 10, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 2 comments | 1356 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Baykeepers file 10 million dollar lawsuit

against local residents and not a word of it here or even the article...Strange...

Original post made by Interested on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Thomas, on Dec 10, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 1266 Views

MENLO PARK

Towns top scales for residential energy use

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, Dec. 9, will consider endorsing a neighborhood energy audit program proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by American Thinker, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 8 comments | 1542 Views

MENLO PARK

Baykeeper sues West Bay Sanitary over sewage spills

An environmental watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against the West Bay Sanitary District and two Peninsula cities over...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1378 Views
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