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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city manager gets bonus

Menlo Park City Council members must be satisfied with the job City Manager Glen Rojas is doing in the city's top post. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Oct 6, 2008 at 8:48 am | 3 comments | 2005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'...but what I really want to do is produce'

For his short movie "Johnny Goner," David Harris had the cameras, the crew, the professional actors flown in from Hollywood,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by ATOWNMAMA, on Oct 5, 2008 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Another electric car company may come to MP

Tesla Motors' days as the only electric car dealership in Menlo Park may be numbered. ZAP!, a Santa Rosa-based electric vehicle...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan, on Oct 5, 2008 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 2208 Views

ATHERTON

Candidate forums set for Atherton, Menlo Park

Atherton candidates to square off on Oct. 2; Menlo Park forum scheduled for Oct. 8. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2572...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Armstrong, on Oct 4, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 22 comments | 2494 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Haste and waste in downtown planning

Before he criticizes the pace of Menlo Park City Council action on the El Camino Real visioning effort, Rick Ciardella should...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Best council in years, on Oct 2, 2008 at 11:04 pm | 21 comments | 2381 Views

MENLO PARK

Who’s responsible for Allied Arts disaster?

My husband and I recently returned from a six-month trip to find that the Woodside-Atherton Auxiliary to the Packard Children’s...

Original post made by Mrs. S. on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by JANELLE A. ARMSTRONG, on Oct 2, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 11 comments | 3942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councils urge No vote on the high-speed rail

Just vote no. That's the message from Menlo Park and Atherton city council members regarding Proposition 1A, the high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Oct 2, 2008 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 2029 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo says why she voted for bailout bill

Calling it "as tough a vote I have ever taken in Congress," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, said that she voted for the financial...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by i voted for anna, on Oct 2, 2008 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 2202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Economy's Effect on the Mental Health of Families in Silicon Valley

As the unemployment rate in Silicon Valley sits at a four-year high and consumer prices continue to soar, many parents are...

Original post made by Adolescent Counseling Services on Oct. 2, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2381 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley woman shot by intruder

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are searching for a "very tall" man of unknown race in black clothing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Carrie, on Oct 1, 2008 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 2941 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

POLICE CALLS

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by louise, on Oct 1, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2750 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Counterproductive' politics at play in Menlo Park?

Of late The Almanac has printed numerous letters espousing the "residentialist" future for Menlo Park, which another letter-writer...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Big Daddy, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 1976 Views

MENLO PARK

BRING BACK THE BENCH

I'm a frequent visitor to the Menlo Park Library, and every time I go there I am distressed anew to see the apparently homeless...

Original post made by Autumn Stanley on Oct. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2076 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Car visits Flegel's via front window

The top of a $10,000 inlaid Italian table was showered with broken glass at Flegel's Home Furnishings at 870 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Alice, on Sep 30, 2008 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2090 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: King family drops lawsuit, will keep Tallwood house, for a price

For $10,000, Charles and Leslie King can resolve their dispute with Atherton over the fate of their new house on Tallwood...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by grant johnson, on Sep 30, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 2957 Views

MENLO PARK

Tunnel Vision

Steve Schmidt's Guest Opinion (9/30) highlights, yet again, his vision for a tunnel, and his vision only. At the moment,...

Original post made by Carla on Sep. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1956 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lions: Deputies patrol trails

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Department has begun deploying deputies on off-road motorcycles on trails in the hills in...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2654 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Art Dead In Menlo Park?

Palo Alto has it. So does Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Atherton and Redwood City. What do they have, and many other cities...

Original post made by Art Lover on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by budget conscious, on Sep 30, 2008 at 9:18 am | 9 comments | 2251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Sept 28, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Story Of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wrobleski 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Willy Wonka' in Portola Valley

Helena Abbott, center, played Willy Wonka, with Alexandra Brieger, left, as Ms. Beauregarde, and Grace Brieger as Josephina...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Kelly Brieger, on Sep 26, 2008 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views
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