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MENLO PARK

MP council OKs 30% pay raise for sergeants

Amid the specter of weakened morale among police sergeants – and despite scores of e-mails in opposition – the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 19, 2009 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 2515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto teen was victim in trailer fire

He was the "king" of skateboarders in his hometown of East Palo Alto; the young man who always had a smile for everyone....

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Water , on May 13, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - November 2, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Wednesday Sisters - Meg Waite Clayton 2. Most Wanted Man - John le Carre 3. Swing - Rufus Butler...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Nov. 3, 2008
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police search for two men who robbed Le Boulanger

Menlo Park police are searching for two men in their late teens or early 20s, one armed with a knife, who robbed the Le Boulanger...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2514 Views

MENLO PARK

Cohen withdraws request for tree reconsideration

The fate of a heritage redwood tree on University Drive may -- or may not -- return to Menlo Park City Council. Without explanation,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by defensive?, on Nov 12, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 25 comments | 2514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: $400,000 in health grants for schools

A reception commemorating the awarding of $400,000 in grants by the Sequoia Healthcare District for health-related programs...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 2514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Tax would help Portola Valley schools

Officials at the two-school Portola Valley district have their hopes riding on a successful outcome of the Measure O election....

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by PV resident, on May 2, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 7 comments | 2514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian calls Brown's budget a 'grown-up' plan

For years, state Sen. Joe Simitian has been repeating a budget mantra: "Spend less; collect more; do it now." Gov. Jerry...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Charles, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 2514 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council passes resolution opposing Propositioni 1A

The Menlo Park City council last evening passed on a 3 -1 vote resolution 5826. Voting in favor were, Fergusson, Robinson...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 24, 2008
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MENLO PARK

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 | 2513 Views

MENLO PARK

UPDATE: Rail meeting time changed

A presentation on the design of the California high-speed-rail system has been moved from 3:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by no to HSR, on Feb 19, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 2513 Views

MENLO PARK

Village Stationers burglar sentenced

The two major players in the burglary of Menlo Park's Village Stationers spent the night of April 24 in two very different...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 2513 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Daily News to become a weekly newspaper

The Daily News is ceasing three-times-a-week print publication to become a weekly newspaper, publisher David Rounds announced...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by change, on Feb 22, 2015 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2513 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Great Treasure Hunt and Flea Market

The Great Treasure Hunt and Flea Market A fundraiser to benefit Carillon School May 22, 2010 10:00am – 4:00pm Christ...

Original post made by Andi Mallinckrodt on Mar. 2, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Photos from Menlo Charity Horse Show

Here are photos from the 41st annual Menlo Charity Horse Show, held Aug. 9-14, at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton. ==B...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 13, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 2513 Views

MENLO PARK

LB Steak now open in Menlo Park

LB Steak is now open at 898 Santa Cruz Ave., but proprietor Roland Passot is no stranger in town. His Left Bank Brassierie,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Jul 6, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 2512 Views

MENLO PARK

Home improvement loan to city manager

It's full steam ahead tonight for the Menlo Park City Council's last meeting before the city's administration shuts down...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Had Enough!, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 7 comments | 2512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Etiquette Class for KIDS! This weekend!

Who wouldn’t want words such as, “polite,” “helpful,” and “pleasant” to be used to describe their child? This...

Original post made by JF on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by JF, on Feb 23, 2009 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 2512 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo opposes Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, announced Wednesday her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alan Rockman, on Dec 8, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 12 comments | 2512 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton council unanimously opposes Cargill development of salt lands

After debating at length how strong a statement to send to the town's neighbors to the north, the Atherton City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 4, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 3 comments | 2512 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

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