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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman identified in Petaluma crash

Ashley Diane Gillespie, 25, of Menlo Park died Saturday night, Aug 2, when the white 1995 Subaru she was riding in crashed...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by JH, on Aug 15, 2008 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2214 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tour de Menlo hits road Aug. 16

Area cyclists are invited to participate in the fifth annual Tour de Menlo, a scenic, fully supported and redesigned bike...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Joan Swift, on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 2519 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Walsh Road residents not required to clear buffer

I'm not so sure I can successfully sue you if a wildfire ignites your house and then sends embers that burn down my home,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Linda Fuego, on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 2728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - August 10, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen 2. Alive In Necropolis - Doug Dorst 3. Moscow Rules - Daniel Silva 4....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Aug. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1893 Views

MENLO PARK

Two more may enter Menlo Park council race

With Friday's filing deadline rapidly approaching, two local business owners have stepped forward as potential challengers...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Aug 12, 2008 at 9:59 am | 21 comments | 2255 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Penguins triumph at tourney

A parcel of penguins from Woodside fought their way to first place in a recent tournament, beating highlighters and gladiators,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Bubba, on Aug 11, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2553 Views

ATHERTON

Alameda roadwork stalls traffic in Atherton

From Monday, Aug. 11, through Thursday, Aug. 14, motorists can expect delays and one-way traffic controls on the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Greg Munks promotes two officers

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks has elevated Lt. Mark Wyss to captain, and Sgt. Ed Barbarini to lieutenant, the office...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Aug 10, 2008 at 9:10 am | 11 comments | 2260 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain staff proposes fare hike

Caltrain is considering increasing its fares to offset fuel costs, an agency spokeswoman said Tuesday. <a href="//www.almanacnews.com/news/edit_story.php?id=2399"><LI>...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 9, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 2213 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Where was bike in commuter story?

In the July 16 edition, Rory Brown, Almanac staff writer, wrote an expose of sorts about Menlo Park's public transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2008
Last comment by BeetleNut, on Aug 9, 2008 at 1:26 am | 3 comments | 2043 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters douse fire at their own station

A firefighter, rushing to respond to a medical emergency, apparently bumped a magnetically attached lamp at his bed, and...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 8, 2008 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 1937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Children's Center?

Hi - I'm a father of a two and a half year old boy. He's in day care in Palo Alto but we're considering switching him...

Original post made by Nate on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mamma, on Aug 7, 2008 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A landmark emerges on the M-A High School campus

Lysistrata, Aristophanes' comedy in which Greek women from all sides of the Peloponnesian War withhold sex from their husbands...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Aug 7, 2008 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 2258 Views

MENLO PARK

I'm glad we are repaving but. . . .

Oh my god. Is there a time construction is supposed to start. They began ripping up my street outside my bedroom window at...

Original post made by Jenna on Aug. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1850 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain reports record ridership again

Caltrain set record ridership for the third year in a row as people looked for options to high gas prices, Caltrain spokesperson...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Rayla, on Aug 6, 2008 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 1790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - week ending August 3, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Aug. 5, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad and Me Puppet Show at Atherton Library

Special program, Wednesday August 6 at 7 pm: Dad & Me @ the Library, featuring Puppet Art Theatre. A special program just...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Aug. 5, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1962 Views

MENLO PARK

Tips for starting a vegetable garden

<B>Start small:</I></B> Decide which vegetables you like best and figure out how much room they need &#8212; tomatoes and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by PaulC, on Aug 5, 2008 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Mayor Jim Janz won't run for a third term on council

Atherton Mayor Jim Janz announced Monday, Aug. 4, that he does not plan to run for a third term on the City Council in the...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Aug. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2233 Views

OTHER TOPICS

BART vs. Dumbarton Rail debate gets testy

The dust has settled, and round one in a fight for scarce Bay Area transit dollars goes to Dumbarton Rail supporters. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jay L. Tulock, on Aug 2, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 6 comments | 2386 Views
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