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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Chorus Concert December 12th

The holiday concert by the City-sponsored Menlo Park Chorus is set for Friday, 12 December at 7:30 p.m., at Burgess Recreation...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Dec. 3, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1764 Views

WOODSIDE

Deputies nab suspects in $150,000 credit card fraud

A two-month investigation by detectives from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has netted two suspects who allegedly...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by Eastern Euro Mob?, on Dec 3, 2008 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 2458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owner of dog that attacked horse given leash-law warning

A warning about San Mateo County's leash laws is the extent of the sanction handed down by the Peninsula Humane Society to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Did it happen on private property?, on Dec 3, 2008 at 2:39 pm | 6 comments | 2135 Views

OTHER TOPICS

It's the Economy!

I am amazed that the most important single news item in the world, does not register on this web site. It’s the ECONOMY! The...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 8 comments | 2174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boesch to get $270,000-plus a year

Former Menlo Park city manager David Boesch, the man chosen to replace longtime San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie when...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by open gov, on Dec 1, 2008 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - November 30, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Christmas Memory - Truman Capote 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1721 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's new community engagement manager gets to work

Shortly after coming on board as Menlo Park's new community engagement manager in May, Cherise Brandell got a hint of why...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Diana, on Dec 1, 2008 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 2124 Views

WOODSIDE

KCEA covers M-A vs. Woodside matchup

KCEA radio (89.1-FM), based at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, will be covering the Menlo-Atherton-Woodside playoff...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Wilbur the Wildcat, on Nov 28, 2008 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP conducts sobriety checkpoint on El Camino

The California Highway Patrol is conducting a sobriety checkpoint on El Camino Real in unincorporated San Mateo County Saturday...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Lemonade Lucy, on Nov 26, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 1885 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain limits service Thanksgiving and Friday

Caltrain officials have announced a change to normal schedules during Thanksgiving week. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2879...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Bobby de Flamey, on Nov 25, 2008 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1787 Views

MENLO PARK

MP police nab five in strong-arm robbery

Menlo Park police have arrested four juveniles and an adult in connection with a strong-arm robbery of a wallet and possibly...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Dep. Dawg, on Nov 25, 2008 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1875 Views

MENLO PARK

Speakers oppose Habitat proposal

Belle Haven residents voiced their opposition to a proposed Habitat for Humanity development during a meeting at the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by SummerHill Blues, on Nov 24, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 18 comments | 2060 Views

AROUND TOWN

These youngsters 'Gotta Dance!'

As dancing mice, rag dolls, and holly berries twirl across the stage at Woodside Performing Arts Center in the dance production...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by 1practicalgal, on Nov 24, 2008 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1866 Views

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. 1818 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. 2163 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 | 2362 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 | 2378 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 | 2361 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 | 1797 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 | 1846 Views
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