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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers November 23, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Mercy - Toni Morrison 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 3. Private...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Nov. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1732 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Spare the air day - fines for burning wood

The Bay Area Air District has issued a Winter Spare the Air Alert for Monday, November 24, 2008, which bans wood burning...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Nov. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Confused by opposition to charter school

I've been following the saga of Everest Charter School in the Almanac and have never understood why the Sequoia high school...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by follow the money, on Nov 24, 2008 at 7:35 am | 6 comments | 2231 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County joins lawsuit against Prop 8

San Mateo County is among the latest to join the legal fight to try to stop state Proposition 8, a ban on same-sex marriage...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by fecall the supervisors, on Nov 23, 2008 at 11:55 am | 37 comments | 2247 Views

WOODSIDE

$400,000 fee award upheld in Steve Jobs case

Preservationists have won the latest round in the lengthy legal fight over the fate of a historic mansion in Woodside owned...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Lisa DeFrenne, on Nov 22, 2008 at 3:42 am | 3 comments | 2243 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Please spare us from wood-fire smoke

It's been nice to have a little rain lately. I especially enjoy going for late afternoon walks to enjoy the fall colors and...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Squirrely, on Nov 21, 2008 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

MENLO PARK

Twilight -- grand opening at 12:00 AM Friday morning

Last evening, Thursday, coming out from Century 20 movies in Redwood City at 9:00 PM, we walked by a long line of high...

Original post made by out of touch? on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Christina, on Nov 21, 2008 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 1772 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley bans firing of pellet and air guns

In response to the killing of a cat by a pellet gun, the Portola Valley Town Council has outlawed the firing of pellet and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by lonewolf, on Nov 20, 2008 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 3507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police name woman killed in Sand Hill crash

A two-vehicle fatal collision on the border of Menlo Park and Palo Alto on Thursday morning, Nov. 20, left a 77-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 20, 2008 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 2014 Views

MENLO PARK

Accident closes Sand Hill Road

An injury accident closed down a portion of Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park this morning. The accident occurred at the intersection...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by CC, on Nov 20, 2008 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Advance notice of Barack Obama

Early in this decade, I attended a political function at the home of Rep. Anna Eshoo where the guest of honor was Sen. Barbara...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Rosie, on Nov 20, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 18 comments | 2016 Views

MENLO PARK

What's become of former council coalition?

The relative ease with which Kelly Fergusson and Andy Cohen won re-election on Nov. 4, preserving the Menlo Park City Council's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Not worth it., on Nov 19, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 37 comments | 2025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: An open letter from one Sarah to another

(The following is an open letter to the Republican vice presidential hopeful.) Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6827...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by impressed!, on Nov 19, 2008 at 11:06 am | 98 comments | 5161 Views

MENLO PARK

Student avoids prison for dry-ice 'bomb'

Nine days on the roadside picking up trash rather than a stay in prison is likely ahead for Justin Benjamin Levey, 19, after...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Goldie Showers, on Nov 19, 2008 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect in strong-arm robberies arrested

Palo Alto and Menlo Park police Tuesday night apprehended a suspect in at least some of the series of purse-snatch robberies...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Laughing, on Nov 19, 2008 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

What will the Complete Streets bill mean to us?

In September the Governor signed AB1358, the "Complete Streets" bill sponsored by Assemblyperson Leno. To quote a summary...

Original post made by Donald on Nov. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1733 Views

MENLO PARK

Unlicensed contractors busted in crackdown

San Mateo County authorities are warning homeowners about unlicensed contractors in the wake of a two-day sting operation...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Tired of this B*******t!, on Nov 18, 2008 at 7:28 pm | 4 comments | 1765 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: High-speed rail takes dollars from real transit

The Almanac carried an editorial about the high-speed train last week. It points out the challenges facing Menlo Park if...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by G, on Nov 18, 2008 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's bestsellers - November 16, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2, Fire - Katherine Neville ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Nov. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1767 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How do parents explain their bad behavior?

I've appreciated the great decline in the number of people driving while yakking on a hand-held cellphone since July. But...

Original post made by Donna on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Norma, on Nov 17, 2008 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 2067 Views
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