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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Spiraling costs of public employees

Menlo Park is learning a costly lesson about compensation for its valued public safety employees: What may look like a bargain...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Realistic, on Apr 16, 2008 at 9:05 pm | 4 comments | 2084 Views

MENLO PARK

Service Tuesday for man killed by train

A service for Stephen Lehane, the Menlo Park resident killed by a train last week, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Several Sleepless Nights, on Apr 16, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 2093 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Getting there is half the fun; coming back is the other half

http://metroriderla.com/2008/04/15/private-funding-how-about-the-ikea-train/ Heads up, Caltrain. Check out these photos....

Original post made by Martin Engel on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Bleeding eyes, on Apr 16, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2158 Views

MENLO PARK

Rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Dies

The Rev. Michael Spillane, rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, died on April 15 from complications of a brain tumor....

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Apr. 15, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park cops to get big pay raise

Menlo Park police officers are set to get a 25 percent pay increase over the next three years. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by J, on Apr 15, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 2526 Views

MENLO PARK

Should city expand shuttle service for school kids, Caltrain riders?

Menlo Park may look at making dramatic changes to the city's shuttle service, which now provides midday transit for residents...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by need new leadership, on Apr 14, 2008 at 10:16 pm | 9 comments | 2309 Views

MENLO PARK

Author: Privilege no protection for teens

It used to be easy to spot the kids who were headed for trouble, says Madeline Levine. The warning signs were so easy to...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Well done, on Apr 14, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bio of candidate Bill Youstra

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1852 posted Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 6:54...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris Schmidt, on Apr 14, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 2227 Views

MENLO PARK

New Police contract -- Can the City afford this?

That whopping increase in the police department salaries is going to cost the city each year after the third year $2.3 million....

Original post made by just wondering on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Apr 14, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 11 comments | 2045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Weekly Bestsellers - April 13, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1 Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri 2 Our Story Begins - Tobias Wolff 3 Mudbound - Hillary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Apr. 14, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meet PV school board candidates Tuesday

The two candidates for a seat on the school board of the Portola Valley School District plan to participate in a candidates'...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Greg Shove, on Apr 14, 2008 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 2142 Views

MENLO PARK

DeRail -- Learn the Truth about California High Speed Rail

You can now visit the website for DeRail (a California, 501(c) public interest Corporation) at: www.derailhsr.com We...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 13, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 2127 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: City loses on delayed Derry project

We, the citizens of Menlo Park, will never know what the settlement with the Derry project included. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Derry Err, on Apr 11, 2008 at 1:36 pm | 30 comments | 2581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train hits, kills pedestrian in Menlo Park

A Caltrain train struck and killed a pedestrian this morning between Encinal and Glenwood avenues in Menlo Park. The pedestrian...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Angela, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:43 am | 5 comments | 2202 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside councilwoman charged with DUI

Woodside Councilwoman Carroll Ann Hodges spent Friday night in the First Chance substance-abuse facility in San Carlos and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Paul Goeld, on Apr 10, 2008 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2600 Views

MENLO PARK

Holy Trinity Celebrates Earth Day on April 20

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park celebrates Earth Day on Sunday, April 20, with a variety of ways to contemplate...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Apr. 9, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2015 Views

SPORTS

U15 Girls US National Soccer Team To Compete at Stanford University April 14th-19th

Local soccer standouts, Abby Dahlkemper from Menlo Park, and Kelsey Foo from San Jose, along with their U15 Girls US National...

Original post made by Gabe Foo on Apr. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 5421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A presents the hit musical BYE BYE BIRDIE!

Menlo-Atherton High School's International Thespian Society presents the hit musical BYE BYE BIRDIE! Comedy, romance, and...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Apr. 7, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - 4/6/08

Hardcover Fiction 1 Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri 2 Our Story Begins - Tobias Wolff 3 Mudbound - Hillary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Apr. 7, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2163 Views

MENLO PARK

New venture for Marche chef Howard Bulka

Howard Bulka, the founding chef at Marche restaurant in downtown Menlo Park, is leaving the world of haute cuisine and moving...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by food lover, on Apr 6, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 2182 Views
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