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THE LOCAL DISH

Ice cream thieves undone by tech tracks

When a theft is under way, one rule that is sometimes overlooked by the criminals -- don't do something stupid that gives...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2008
Last comment by andy creighton, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 3236 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The birth of a musical

<B>June 1984 Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7697 posted Wednesday, March 11, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Martin Hillerby, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail officials ask critics to hold on

In several meetings held with Peninsula residents over the past two months, high-speed rail officials have found themselves...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 1535 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton seeks bigger cuts to shore up budget

Atherton staff narrowed the $2 million shortfall in the town's projected revenues, but the cuts don't go far enough to close...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by be careful what you ask, on Mar 12, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 17 comments | 1959 Views

MENLO PARK

Hillview school: Report details traffic, noise

A study of plans to rebuild the Hillview Middle School campus in Menlo Park shows significant traffic and noise, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rosie, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:57 am | 12 comments | 1523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Mean-spirited editorial on Everest charter

As a regular booster of Almanac coverage, I am mystified at the almost mean-spirited editorial on Feb. 25 regarding the Everest...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 1676 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail -- Palo Alto Impacts -- Changing their mind?

Last fall the Palo Alto Council voted 9-0 to endorse Prop 1A with funding for the High Speed Rail project. A few months...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by wants information, on Mar 11, 2009 at 8:49 am | 7 comments | 1557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chris Zider scholarship winners named

Will Tashman of Menlo School and Sydney Lundgren of Palo Alto High School are winners of the 2007-08 Chris Zider Scholarships. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jeff Wiley, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 1871 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proposes measures to reduce projected $1.8 million deficit; readers weigh in

With Menlo Park facing the prospect of a $1.8 million deficit, city staff has recommended a number of stopgap measures that...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by daily post, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 19 comments | 1910 Views

MENLO PARK

Raids target major drug dealers

Nearly half of the members or known associates of the "Taliban" street gang arrested in a series of raids on Saturday lived...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 10, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1424 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Referee collapses; Menlo-SHP hoops cancelled

The battle for first place in the West Bay Athletic League between the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo boys' basketball teams...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 10, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park defers projects to reduce projected deficit

Menlo Park will defer several projects in order to narrow the projected deficit for the current fiscal year, but plans for...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week of March 8, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter & Sweet - Jamie Ford 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raids target major drug dealers in Menlo Park, EPA

Nearly half of the members or known associates of the "Taliban" street gang arrested in a series of raids on Saturday lived...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The letter of the law

<I> This editorial appears in the Feb. 25 issue of The Almanac.</I> It is difficult to imagine a more bitter rivalry in...

Original post made by Porter on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Urania, on Mar 9, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 13 comments | 2552 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's one gas station imperiled

The recession has come to Portola Valley, a town noted for its comfortable lifestyle for people who are comfortably employed....

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ben Zina, on Mar 9, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 2133 Views

MENLO PARK

Police, FBI officers 'dismantle' 'Taliban' gang

Menlo Park Mayor Heyward Robinson speaks during a press conference Saturday addressing the joint raid on Taliban gang by...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by law abiding, on Mar 9, 2009 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 1548 Views

MENLO PARK

Street gang raided by FBI in East Palo Alto, MP

In a major anti-gang raid at 30 locations in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and other cities, FBI agents assisted by East Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by sarah T, on Mar 9, 2009 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 1454 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor to address 'state of city'

As Menlo Park grapples with narrowing its budget deficit, Mayor Heyward Robinson will deliver a "state of the city" address...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 7, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 1476 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee Duboc: Time for action at the ballot box

Former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent the email below to her email group on Feb. 22. Fellow Residents, In private...

Original post made by Messenger on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 7, 2009 at 6:08 am | 65 comments | 3041 Views
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