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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 | 1898 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
There are no comments yet. 1714 Views

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 | 1643 Views

OTHER TOPICS

With a deficit like this ...

Who in their right mind would advocate spending tens of billions of dollars on high speed rail when the state is facing a...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ina Line, on Feb 7, 2009 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 2037 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents evacuated, man arrested in Menlo Park after gun-brandishing incident

A small number of apartment residents were evacuated and taken to the Menlo Park Civic Center on Thursday, Feb. 5, after...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1606 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys grab two-game lead in WBAL hoops

What a difference a week makes for the tales of the Menlo and Sacred Heart Prep basketball teams. After Menlo and Sacred...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sportsmanship, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 2212 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: What happened to city's cooperative spirit?

In this era of change and hope that we are experiencing on the national level, it is sad that, once again, Menlo Park resorts...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 6, 2009 at 8:26 am | 19 comments | 1919 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Football player arrested for assault

A football player at Menlo College has been arrested in connection with a potentially deadly assault on another Menlo College...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Capn Crunch, on Feb 5, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 24 comments | 2034 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Owner not responsible for Park Theatre's condition

Robert Brooks' letter to The Almanac last week blamed the Park Theatre's owner for its run-down condition. Nothing could...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Thanks Kelly, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fergusson laps Ciardella in spending

Kelly Fergusson and Rick Ciardella both ended their campaigns for Menlo Park City Council in the red, while Andy Cohen, the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Gaelstrom, on Feb 4, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 5 comments | 1887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Galileo Offers 1,800 Camper Scholarships; Comes to Woodside

Camp Galileo, a summer enrichment program for Pre-K through 5th graders that's opening a site at Woodside Elementary June...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Feb. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Montreal Piano Phenom Mimi Blais Performs 2/11 in Menlo Park

Concert pianist Mimi Blais returns from Montreal, Quebec, Canada to perform Wed. Feb. 11 at 7:00 P.M. at the First Baptist...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anne Prescott, on Feb 4, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andy Cohen reveals his artistic side

This painting of the Bayfront is among the works of Menlo Park Councilman Andy Cohen on exhibit at the Little House activity...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Julie and John, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1659 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Lewis tops in campaign spending

Elizabeth Lewis not only won a seat on the Atherton City Council in November, but she blew away the competition when it came...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:40 am | 2 comments | 1978 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilman reveals his artistic side

Local residents will recognize many of the locales depicted in a set of paintings hanging in the Little House Activity Center...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 3, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Hollow claims of openness by council majority

The wisdom of granting the Menlo Park police sergeants a 30 percent raise in the current horrible economic environment is...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by get it right, on Feb 3, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 1505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Valentine Origami at Atherton Library

Students from the Menlo School will be teaching children to make an origami heart for Valentine's Day. Thursday, February...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Feb. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1768 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: President's pay freeze: An example for sergeants?

Menlo Park Police Chief Bruce Goitia has suggested that the sergeants' dedication to the job might have been in jeopardy...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 3, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1694 Views

MENLO PARK

Mr. Robinson went to Washington

Menlo Park Mayor Heyward Robinson traveled to Washington, D.C., the weekend before the presidential inauguration in a city-sponsored...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 3, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views

MENLO PARK

City to revisit tricky intersection

The Menlo Park City Council told city staff Jan. 27 to go back to the drawing board to figure out how to improve pedestrian...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by A Simple Solution That Will Be Ignored, on Feb 3, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1827 Views
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