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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 | 2301 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 | 2241 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 | 2070 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 | 1965 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 | 2415 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 | 2277 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. 1876 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain reports record ridership again

Caltrain set record ridership for the third year in a row as people looked for options to high gas prices, Caltrain spokesperson...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Rayla, on Aug 6, 2008 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 1818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - week ending August 3, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Aug. 5, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad and Me Puppet Show at Atherton Library

Special program, Wednesday August 6 at 7 pm: Dad & Me @ the Library, featuring Puppet Art Theatre. A special program just...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Aug. 5, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1982 Views

MENLO PARK

Tips for starting a vegetable garden

<B>Start small:</I></B> Decide which vegetables you like best and figure out how much room they need &#8212; tomatoes and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by PaulC, on Aug 5, 2008 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1713 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Mayor Jim Janz won't run for a third term on council

Atherton Mayor Jim Janz announced Monday, Aug. 4, that he does not plan to run for a third term on the City Council in the...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Aug. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2264 Views

OTHER TOPICS

BART vs. Dumbarton Rail debate gets testy

The dust has settled, and round one in a fight for scarce Bay Area transit dollars goes to Dumbarton Rail supporters. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jay L. Tulock, on Aug 2, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 6 comments | 2434 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may have contested council race

The Menlo Park City Council race just got more interesting. Jeff Jahnke, a member of the Environmental Quality Commission,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by it's our job 2, on Aug 2, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 14 comments | 2195 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson says she'll run for re-election

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson announced today (July 15) that she plans to run for re-election to the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by council watcher, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 3501 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school suspends Spanish for grades 1-4

Primary grade students at Woodside Elementary School will get extra time for music and physical education next year because...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2008
Last comment by A Concerned Parent, on Aug 1, 2008 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 2623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Fire Station Flag at half mast?

I was driving home tonight and noticed the fire station on 15th and Fair Oaks had their flag at half mast. Just wondering...

Original post made by Who died? on Jul. 31, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1977 Views

ATHERTON

ATHERTON Grand Jury: Leave detective work to manager

Atherton City Council members should stop playing private eye and leave personnel investigations in the hands of the city...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by J. Allister, on Jul 30, 2008 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 2466 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Our man in China

In anticipation of the upcoming Olympics in Beijing, Sheldon Breiner, a resident, a geologist and an active member of the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Jul. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes plan panel to probe misconduct

Spurred by renewed attention to a visit by Sheriff Greg Munks to a Las Vegas brothel more than a year ago, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1921 Views
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