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ATHERTON

Atherton police release sketch of 'distraction' burglary suspect

Atherton police have released a sketch of a man who posed as a plumber, walked uninvited into a home on Mesa Court, and distracted...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Memories, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 1062 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Two bicyclists injured after collision in Woodside

Two bicyclists were hospitalized after colliding with each other near state Highway 84 in Woodside this morning, a San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by M, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 783 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton homeowner fined, barred from use of home

A judge has decided in favor of the town of Atherton in its lawsuit alleging that the home at 67 Redwood Way was a "drug...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Yvette, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 310 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Myth of Arctic Meltdown

Seven years after Al Gore's 'the sky is falling' warning, Arctic ice cap has expanded for second year in row. An area twice...

Original post made by Northern Exposure on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Chill Out, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M

Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Brian, 1 hour ago | 53 comments | 2429 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day

Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, 2 hours ago | 27 comments | 3970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship

Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, 7 hours ago | 12 comments | 1663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democrat Lobbyist predicts substantial gains for the GOP

Neil Dhillon, a Democratic lobbyist and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the U.S. Department of...

Original post made by Mid Term Elections on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by ol MacDonald, 10 hours ago | 55 comments | 1349 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 31, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 9 comments | 211 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Counsel for SHD advises directors to avoid forum

I have posted a topic on this forum creating a "Dissolution Dialogue for Healthcare Districts". http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/12/sequel-to-dissolution-dialogue-on-healt...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 31, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 5 comments | 108 Views

SPORTS

Atherton's Bellis, 15, pulls stunning upset at U.S. Open

American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since 1996 -- almost three years...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by tennis watcher, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 488 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Plumbers' rob Atherton home while resident distracted

Atherton police say a home on Mesa Court was burglarized on Thursday, Aug. 28, after a man who said he was a plumber investigating...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 718 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Neighbors protest water waste at Corte Madera School

Portola Valley residents who live near Corte Madera School have become increasingly upset this summer as water continues...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by PV Conservation Resident, on Aug 29, 2014 at 1:30 pm | 12 comments | 2334 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Reports: Multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said it has received reports of multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by keep em wild!, on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 1127 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council votes for yield signs on Wallea Drive

Despite the strong recommendations of transportation staff and the majority of the Transportation Commission to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Good grief, on Aug 29, 2014 at 8:13 am | 4 comments | 1050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M freezes Menlo Park into the past

Measure M freezes these definition: ECR SPECIFIC PLAN AREA VOTER-ADOPTED DEVELOPMENT DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS. 1 - ECR...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 29, 2014 at 12:05 am | 9 comments | 281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Jensen Franklin, who devoted her entire 40-year career in education to the Menlo Park City School District, will...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by jdub9, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 2519 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

When the Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop abruptly closed in 2013 after 97 years in business, patrons lamented its...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 28, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 28 comments | 3161 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tightens water belt

New water restrictions will take effect on Thursday, Aug. 28, for all customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Knock Knock!, on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 10 comments | 2733 Views

MENLO PARK

City Manger Alex McIntyre should be fired

Quoting from the Sandy Brundage article: http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/26/menlo-park-city-newsletter-criticized-for-bias-against-measure-m Mayor...

Original post made by old timer on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by get real, on Aug 28, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 207 Views
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