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Editorial: Can cities stop a juggernaut?

It was a no-brainer for the Menlo Park and Atherton city councils to join a cost-free lawsuit challenging the route chosen...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 19, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2122 Views

SPORTS

M-A Freshmen win Gold and Bronze at US Championship in Orienteering

13 year old twins, Daniel and Philipp Kopisch returned from the 2008 US Championship in Orienteering with a gold and bronze...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 19, 2008 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 2955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - August 17, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Moscow Rules - Daniel Silva 2. 19th Wife - David Ebershoff 3. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Aug. 19, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2010 Views

MENLO PARK

What happened today in Sharon Heights?

Why was the power down so long? News Helicopters too.... Anyone know?...

Original post made by jennifer on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by little green men, on Aug 18, 2008 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Restaurants may be forced to post nutrition info

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously moved forward to a second reading of an ordinance that would...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 18, 2008 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 2059 Views

MENLO PARK

Election: Three file for two council seats

For a while, it looked as if incumbents Andy Cohen and Kelly Fergusson might not have any opposition in their bids for re-election...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by amazed, on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 25 comments | 2347 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman identified in Petaluma crash

Ashley Diane Gillespie, 25, of Menlo Park died Saturday night, Aug 2, when the white 1995 Subaru she was riding in crashed...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by JH, on Aug 15, 2008 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2255 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tour de Menlo hits road Aug. 16

Area cyclists are invited to participate in the fifth annual Tour de Menlo, a scenic, fully supported and redesigned bike...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Joan Swift, on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 2561 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Walsh Road residents not required to clear buffer

I'm not so sure I can successfully sue you if a wildfire ignites your house and then sends embers that burn down my home,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Linda Fuego, on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 2759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - August 10, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen 2. Alive In Necropolis - Doug Dorst 3. Moscow Rules - Daniel Silva 4....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Aug. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1924 Views

MENLO PARK

Two more may enter Menlo Park council race

With Friday's filing deadline rapidly approaching, two local business owners have stepped forward as potential challengers...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Aug 12, 2008 at 9:59 am | 21 comments | 2284 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Penguins triumph at tourney

A parcel of penguins from Woodside fought their way to first place in a recent tournament, beating highlighters and gladiators,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Bubba, on Aug 11, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2598 Views

ATHERTON

Alameda roadwork stalls traffic in Atherton

From Monday, Aug. 11, through Thursday, Aug. 14, motorists can expect delays and one-way traffic controls on the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Greg Munks promotes two officers

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks has elevated Lt. Mark Wyss to captain, and Sgt. Ed Barbarini to lieutenant, the office...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Aug 10, 2008 at 9:10 am | 11 comments | 2314 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain staff proposes fare hike

Caltrain is considering increasing its fares to offset fuel costs, an agency spokeswoman said Tuesday. <a href="//www.almanacnews.com/news/edit_story.php?id=2399"><LI>...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 9, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 2245 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Where was bike in commuter story?

In the July 16 edition, Rory Brown, Almanac staff writer, wrote an expose of sorts about Menlo Park's public transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2008
Last comment by BeetleNut, on Aug 9, 2008 at 1:26 am | 3 comments | 2072 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters douse fire at their own station

A firefighter, rushing to respond to a medical emergency, apparently bumped a magnetically attached lamp at his bed, and...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 8, 2008 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 1974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Children's Center?

Hi - I'm a father of a two and a half year old boy. He's in day care in Palo Alto but we're considering switching him...

Original post made by Nate on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mamma, on Aug 7, 2008 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A landmark emerges on the M-A High School campus

Lysistrata, Aristophanes' comedy in which Greek women from all sides of the Peloponnesian War withhold sex from their husbands...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Aug 7, 2008 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 2281 Views

MENLO PARK

I'm glad we are repaving but. . . .

Oh my god. Is there a time construction is supposed to start. They began ripping up my street outside my bedroom window at...

Original post made by Jenna on Aug. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1880 Views
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