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AROUND TOWN

Shoes on Overhead Wires, Highway 101 eyesore

Anyone else notice the sneakers on the overhead wires on HY 101 southbound before Marsh? Caltrans has a "Maintenance Service...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by get a life, on Feb 15, 2009 at 2:10 am | 9 comments | 2291 Views

SPORTS

Former Olympic swimming coach diagnosed with brain cancer

Richard Quick, a former resident of Menlo Park and one of the most successful swimming coaches on the planet, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2467 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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Death by Moron: Has anonymous commenting destroyed meaningful online dialogue? Oh, hell yes. By Mark Morford, SF...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 14, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 2073 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gas prices continue to rise despite cheap oil

Bay Area gas prices steadily increased over the last two months, according to AAA, which announced Wednesday that California's...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by We're All Suckers to Chevron, on Feb 14, 2009 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1711 Views

MENLO PARK

Four arrested in Willows stabbing

Menlo Park police arrested two men and two juveniles following a fight that occurred just before 4 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 12)...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by the pope, on Feb 13, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

MENLO PARK

Church granted expanded use of meeting space

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church has won approval to increase the number of hours it uses its meeting room in back of the building...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dude, on Feb 12, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 5 comments | 1505 Views

MENLO PARK

UPDATE: Assault victim out of the hospital; alleged assailant leaves Menlo College

Donte Snyder, the Menlo College student who was assaulted by a member of the school's football team and another man early...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Eli, on Feb 12, 2009 at 6:59 pm | 12 comments | 1880 Views

MENLO PARK

Church seeks expanded use of meeting hall

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is looking to expand its use of a space in the back of the building that houses the ACE hardware...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Got it right!, on Feb 12, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 12 comments | 1708 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Military tank collector Jacques Littlefield dies at age 59

Jacques Mequet Littlefield, who assembled one of the largest private collections of military vehicles in the world and championed...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by David Dehner, on Feb 11, 2009 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 2772 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Putting a true value on sergeants' pay raise

I have no idea how much is reasonable in our lopsided economy for a police officer to earn. I do know that it is important...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 11, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to add bicycle capacity

Caltrain has made a concession to commuters who have long complained about the lack of space for bicycles on trains, pledging...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Josh Moore, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1464 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Minor, but nagging thoughts on Menlo issues

I realize that with all that is ailing our country and economy, most local problems are minor. But two nag at me. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Feb 10, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 1544 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilman Cohen blasts 'action' minutes, colleague

Menlo Park Councilman Andy Cohen has changed his mind about the truncated form of meeting minutes the City Council recently...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 10, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1635 Views

MENLO PARK

Should city subsidize children's center?

This is one of the issues the City Council will take up when it considers its policies on setting fees for city services...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 10, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1527 Views

SPORTS

MP Strikers Looking for BU12 Players

MP Strikers Looking for Soccer Players!! MP Strikers boys under 12 team is looking for players who love the game and want...

Original post made by Jeanine Morgan on Feb. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2016 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: A Palo Alto take on high speed rail

Last November voters passed Proposition 1A and swept in a new transportation vision for California — one that will...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 10, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

MENLO PARK

Stimulus money coming to local towns?

Assuming that the massive economic stimulus package gets approved by Congress, will any of that money be headed to the Midpeninsula? Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Feb 9, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

MENLO PARK

Is someone trying to kill the two heritage redwood trees in front of the old Cadillac dealership?

It looks like someone has been removing the bark of the redwood trees at the old Cadillac dealership. Is there an interested...

Original post made by Concerned on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Joanna, on Feb 9, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 7 comments | 1893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - February 8, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 2. Associate - John Grisham 3. Guernsey Literary &...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Feb. 9, 2009
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MENLO PARK

Letter: A spotlight on the difficult issue of city employee wages, benefits

Thank you for putting the spotlight on a difficult issue many would prefer to ignore. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7514...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by too untouchable for Chino, on Feb 8, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 17 comments | 1636 Views
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