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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 | 1616 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 | 1769 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 | 1654 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 | 2005 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 | 1989 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 | 1526 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 | 1617 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. 1598 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. 1572 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. 1701 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 | 2649 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 | 2278 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 | 1708 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 | 1551 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 | 1575 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 | 3907 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park boy reportedly shoots himself in leg

Menlo Park police are investigating an accidental shooting that injured a boy early this morning, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Emile Quaglia, on Mar 6, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 1559 Views

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto may get long-sought supermarket

For years, East Palo Alto city officials have attempted to convince developers to build a supermarket in town so residents...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Monica White, on Mar 6, 2009 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1786 Views

MENLO PARK

Candidates emerge for race in 21st Assembly District

San Mateo County Supervisor Rich Gordon (picture) is considering running for Ira Ruskin's to-be-vacant state Assembly seat...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by A hopeful Menlo Park Resident, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will locals have a seat at the table?

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=3440 posted Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 2:28 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Francesca, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 1680 Views
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