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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park cat burglar sent to prison

It's at least 30 years in prison for Scott James Froberg, 42, of Santa Cruz, who in September pleaded "no contest" to three...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Katerina Caterwaul, on Jan 20, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views

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Letter: City should not be in the housing business

It's bad enough that the city is losing money in the child care business, but now former Mayor Andy Cohen and the Almanac...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 20, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 105 Views

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Bill would direct feds to buy Lehman bonds

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, introduced legislation in Congress Friday that would...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ole, on Jan 19, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 1925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 18, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Lark & Termite - Jayne Anne Phillips 2. String Of Lights - Dominique Renda 3. Guernsey Literary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1668 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council OKs 30% pay raise for sergeants

Amid the specter of weakened morale among police sergeants – and despite scores of e-mails in opposition – the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 19, 2009 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 1737 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meets on high-speed rail

Wondering why Atherton officials are opposing the California High Speed Rail initiative? The City Council is hosting a special...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Adam, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 20 comments | 2225 Views

MENLO PARK

Sergeants' 30 percent pay raise over 30 months on (Jan. 13) Menlo council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council tonight is likely to approve a tentative contract agreement giving police sergeants a 30 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anti Schmidt, on Jan 16, 2009 at 7:17 am | 24 comments | 1970 Views

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 | 2808 Views

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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. 1810 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 | 3884 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. 1710 Views

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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 | 1729 Views

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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. 1708 Views

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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 | 1665 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 | 2141 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 | 1609 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 | 1916 Views

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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. 1667 Views

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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 | 2047 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 | 3352 Views
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