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MENLO PARK

Menlo Watch: Rosewood Hotel may cut room rates by half

Despite the meltdown in the global economy, the Stanford University/Rosewood Hotel is still on track to open this spring. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1609 Views

FICTION

Two reports of mountain lion sightings

Two mountain lion sightings were reported in San Mateo County Wednesday afternoon -- one near Edgewood County Park and...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Yomamma, on Jan 28, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 5537 Views

MENLO PARK

City revenues $3.1 million off pace

The books have closed on the first half of the current fiscal year, and the outlook isn't exactly rosy for Menlo Park --...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 28, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 6 comments | 1624 Views

MENLO PARK

Around Town: 'Civil Rights Tales' from those who lived them

"Civil Rights Tales," a collection of stories and songs by those who lived through the civil rights movement, will be presented...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Fred Zinnemann, on Jan 27, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 1496 Views

MENLO PARK

John Boyle left off rail subcommittee

Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was a bit miffed when Mayor Heyward Robinson left him off a two-person subcommittee that...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by railroading, on Jan 27, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments | 2063 Views

MENLO PARK

Green parking lots in city's future?

In reviewing preliminary plans for renovation of a parking plaza between Crane and Chestnut streets at Oak Grove Avenue,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sage Santa visits Ladera Christmas fair

When Santa stops at the Ladera Christmas Fair, he arrives in a shiny, red fire engine. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7349...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Austen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP mayor urges schools to show inauguration in classrooms

Menlo Park Mayor Heyward Robinson, who is in Washington, D.C., for the inauguration, sent an e-mail to Menlo Park school...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dawn, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 25, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Piano Teacher - Janice Lee 2. Going to See the Elephant - Rodes Fishburne 3. Lark & Termite -...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 26, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Elisabeth Barragan named Boys & Girls Club 'Youth of the Year'

Elisabeth Barragan's teaching efforts — including teaching English to her parents, math to a younger brother and literacy...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:52 am | 1 comment | 1725 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The perfect rootbeer float

Is Ladera the place to go for the best rootbeer floats? I'm a bit of rootbeer float snob, having spent a large portion...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Sandra Geenen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 3760 Views

AROUND TOWN

PV holds hearing on adopting green plan

The Portola Valley Town Council will hold a public hearing Wednesday on a proposal to add a sustainability element to the...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
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ATHERTON

District collects taxes, doesn't provide water

Residents of unincorporated Los Trancos Woods and Vista Verde don't seem to be losing sleep over the fact that the Los Trancos...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by , on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 2034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Levy to speak to Sustainable Menlo Park

Steve Levy, director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy, will speak at a meeting of the group,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals plan to soak up the big event in Washington

Several local residents are among the hundreds of thousands swarming Washington, D.C., this week for the inaugural of Barack...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1584 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals meet with high-speed rail officials

Local residents were treated to their first public meetings with officials from the High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by d, on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 10 comments | 1779 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: West Menlo child care racks up huge subsidy

I write regarding your Dec. 17 editorial "Raising fees raises questions in Menlo." Some of the conclusions and characterizations...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by camille, on Jan 23, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 26 comments | 2451 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals meet with high-speed rail officials

Local residents were treated to their first public meetings with officials from the High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 23, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rojas responds to sergeants' pay critics

In response to a raft of e-mails from residents criticizing the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to award sergeants...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jan 23, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 13 comments | 1945 Views

MENLO PARK

Council meeting totally devoted to Climate Action.

Well the "greenies" led now by Mayor Robinson will devote the whole City council meeting of Jan 27th to: Presentation...

Original post made by not supported by me on Jan. 22, 2009
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