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MENLO PARK

The Menlo Park El Camino Gridlock

Mon-Sat 7:30am to 6:30pm El Camino through Menlo Park and the very southern edge of Atherton is gridlock. Why? There's only...

Original post made by stop and stop on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by suzy, on Feb 21, 2009 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 1968 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'We averted a major disaster'

A facility in Redwood City that treats wastewater for Menlo Park, Atherton and other local towns narrowly escaped this...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by E. Johnson, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee Duboc: Will West Menlo Park child care be privatized?

Former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent the email below to her e-mail group on Feb. 16. From: Menlo Park's Future...

Original post made by Messenger on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Truth, on Feb 20, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 28 comments | 2231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multi-Handed Ragtime Blast Mar. 11 in Menlo Park

Menlo Parkís Nan Bostick, a consummate ragtime pianist and historian, will be joined by Mystic, Connecticutís Ivory and Gold...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nan Bostick, on Feb 20, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1952 Views

MENLO PARK

Looking for cost savings proposals

Tough times call for tough decisions. Anyone have any good ideas on where cuts can be made with the least amount of suffering...

Original post made by Proactive Paul on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by revenue shortfall, on Feb 19, 2009 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

At Filoli in Woodside: Bringing life to landscape sculpture

Workshops, lectures, garden tours kick off Filoli's new season. Sculptor DJ Garrity will come to Filoli's opening event Daffodil...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Christina Syrett, on Feb 19, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 1860 Views

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Hannah Steuer, 8, wins poetry award

Hannah Steuer of Menlo Park, age 8, received honorable mention in the October 2008 Cricket children's magazine's poetry...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 19, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views

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Foreclosures mount in Belle Haven

The number of houses foreclosed upon in Menlo Park over the past year has ticked over 100, and there doesn't seem to be much...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Supporter, on Feb 19, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 6 comments | 2038 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Union electricians picket Ladera Oaks club over non-union wages

On most weekday mornings, there's now a crowd of men clad in orange safety vests at the entrance to Ladera Oaks Swim, Fitness...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by dan, on Feb 18, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 68 comments | 2850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Announcing the Richard Weaver Fund at Menlo-Atherton High School

In his 43rd year at Menlo-Atherton, history teacher Richard Weaver is a legend. A Stanford University graduate with...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by member, on Feb 17, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 2301 Views

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Winter Arts Festival!

Winter Arts Festival Date: February 21st and 22nd What: Friday the 21st 6:30 to 9:30PM will be a cabaret night....

Original post made by M-A Thespian Society on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by M-A Thespians Society, on Feb 17, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1473 Views

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Anna Eshoo votes for stimulus bill in Congress

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, voted to approve the $787 billion conference stimulus bill on Friday, saying that it will...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 1821 Views

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Ron Newdoll's enterprises go solar

For Ron Newdoll of Woodside, going solar is a no-brainer. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6391...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bill Golden, on Feb 17, 2009 at 1:39 am | 2 comments | 2516 Views

MENLO PARK

City may see 24 percent garbage rate hike

Menlo Park residents and businesses might be in line for a hike in garbage collection rates of as much as 24 percent. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ltown, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:37 pm | 17 comments | 1773 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Frosh-Soph Boys Basketball takes 1st Place

The M-A Frosh-Soph Boys Basketball team clinched first place in the Peninsula Athletic (PAL) League Southern Division for...

Original post made by CalFan on Feb. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Winter Arts Festival!

Winter Arts Festival Date: February 21st and 22nd What: Friday the 21st 6:30 to 9:30PM will be a cabaret night. Saturday...

Original post made by M-A Thespian Society on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - February 15, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 2. Vagrants - Yiyun Li 3. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Feb. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1699 Views

MENLO PARK

Time for Menlo Park to drop the High Speed Rail lawsuit

We have voted yes for it, the federal government will be making funds available for it in the stimulus package, and now...

Original post made by Roxie on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 15, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1692 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Making the case for the sergeants' raise

Menlo Park recently gave a substantial pay raise to its police sergeants. This raise has been criticized by The Almanac and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Come Out Of Your Bubble, Hank, on Feb 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 2328 Views

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Shoes on Overhead Wires, Highway 101 eyesore

Anyone else notice the sneakers on the overhead wires on HY 101 southbound before Marsh? Caltrans has a "Maintenance Service...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by get a life, on Feb 15, 2009 at 2:10 am | 9 comments | 2332 Views
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