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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Andy Cohen reflects on year as mayor

It's been a month since Heyward Robinson took over for Andy Cohen as Menlo Park's mayor, but Mr. Cohen hasn't found himself...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Gaelstrom, on Jan 15, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 40 comments | 2904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans for the Inauguration?

If you have plans for the inauguration -- either in D.C. or locally -- The Almanac wants to know about it. Send an e-mail...

Original post made by Sean Howell on Jan. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1886 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: The rail corridor future lies ahead

It's hard to judge just how concerned residents and business owners of Menlo Park are about future developments on the Caltrain...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jan 15, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 4033 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police search for two men who robbed Le Boulanger

Menlo Park police are searching for two men in their late teens or early 20s, one armed with a knife, who robbed the Le Boulanger...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1791 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bail remains for doctor in death of MP student

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge Wednesday morning declined to eliminate bail for a Colorado doctor accused of illegally...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by clotho, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Noted Expert on Growing and Showing Camellias

Growing and Showing Camellias: Camellia Expert and former American Camellia Society President Bob Ehrhart is the speaker...

Original post made by Caroline Beverstock on Jan. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental review of high-speed rail begins

Residents concerned about the impact of the California high-speed rail project on local towns will have an opportunity to...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Jan 14, 2009 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1743 Views

ATHERTON

Town announces workshop on housing element

Atherton released the following announcement: The Town of Atherton is hosting a Public Workshop on the Housing Element...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by andrew, on Jan 13, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 2242 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sergeants in line for 30 percent pay raise over 30 months

Sergeants in the Menlo Park Police Department are set to get a 30 percent raise over the next two and a half years. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Let's work together on housing

It is sad to see Belle Haven residents at odds over a proposed 20-unit Habitat for Humanity housing complex on Terminal Avenue,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Big Questions, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 16 comments | 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 11, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2. Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1747 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside's Kathleen Scutchfield gives conservation easement to POST

The Toto Ranch, 952 acres along Highway 1 south of Half Moon Bay, won't be developed into luxury homes thanks to the generosity...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Roger, on Jan 12, 2009 at 4:21 am | 1 comment | 2179 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ex-official seeks records on candidate, councilman, staff

Atherton's former finance director John Johns is seeking an array of e-mails, memos and other documents in three California...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Kathleen O'Keefe, on Jan 11, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 5 comments | 3512 Views

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From Atherton to Afghanistan

Marine First Lt. Peter Dixon of Atherton and his mom Betsy on the night of his return home for the holidays on leave from...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Fortman, on Jan 10, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 6 comments | 2306 Views

WOODSIDE

Peter Mason chosen as mayor of Woodside

Woodside Councilman Peter Mason will be handling the mayor's gavel for the next 12 months at Town Council meetings. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by OLRA Neighbor, on Jan 9, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Belle Haven eighth-grader named 'scholar of the year'

A highly motivated 13-year-old girl from Ethiopia has been named the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula's scholar of the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Donna, on Jan 8, 2009 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 2008 Views

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No parole for Chowchilla school bus kidnapper

A state Board of Parole Hearings panel Monday night once again denied parole for one of three men -- all from wealthy families...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Jan 7, 2009 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1856 Views

MENLO PARK

Peninsula's largest shelter may close

With the recent spike in foreclosures putting a higher burden than ever on the Peninsula's temporary housing agencies, the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 6, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1713 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Snowpack 76 percent of normal, officials say

The first snow survey of the 2008-09 winter season indicates that California's snow-water content, or the volume of water...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jan 5, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1772 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - January 4, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. String Of Lights - Dominique Renda 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 5, 2009
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