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ATHERTON

Buckheit must pay county attorney fees

Atherton resident Jon Buckheit must pay San Mateo County $145,434 in attorney fees, a judge has ruled after agreeing with...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 32 comments | 4582 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo eyes traffic management

Changes are coming to Menlo Park's neighborhood traffic management program. Adopted in 2004, the program aims to provide...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by pro-democracy, on Feb 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 2711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ten Fu restaurant closes in Menlo Park

Ten Fu Chinese Restaurant in Menlo Park has been sold to Fey Enterprise LLC of San Mateo. Its owners, Ruth and John Wang,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by The McQueens, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 2590 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Why the secrecy in Menlo Park?

Recent requests by the Almanac for information about police department matters have produced some troubling responses from...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Response, on Feb 16, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 16 comments | 1338 Views

ATHERTON

SFist is shocked by the level of crime in Atherton

The popular SFist news blog ran a story today about the shocking level of crime in Atherton: http://sfist.com/2013/02/14/all_the_best_police_blotter_gems_fr.php#photo-1...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 1027 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Real estate: The rebirth of the Eichler

Realtor Monique Lombardelli isn't content just to sell iconic, 1950s-era Joseph Eichler homes. She wants to build them, too...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 3309 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Holiday Fund shines for 20th year

As they have for the last 20 years, residents of the Almanac's circulation area opened their hearts and their bank accounts...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1619 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford-Arrillaga project: Boon or doom?

What's worse than a string of empty car lots? Eight acres of mixed-use office space, retail and apartments, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 15, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 129 comments | 95183 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants to hire 9 full-time planners

With an estimated 35 projects in the pipeline, Menlo Park wants to nearly double the size of its planning department. The...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 26 comments | 2839 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: Beating the flu bug

It was a terrifying way to start the new year. Feeling wiped out and congested, Menlo Park resident Candace Peterson took...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Susan Horstmeyer, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 2500 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BevMo gets thumbs up in city's review Planning Commission gives BevMo a thumbs up

It seems like only yesterday that a faction of Menlo Park residents and alcohol merchants rose up against allowing a Beverages...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views

FICTION

Woodside: Watches valued at $35,600 stolen

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Woodside, Menlo Park and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13040...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

2nd and 4th Thursdays at 4 pm, February through April. New session starts today, February 14th! Family storytime with a guitar...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Program

Mondays at 11:15 am at the Atherton Library. Combining singing, dancing, reading, and playing, Baby Bounce and Rhyme is a...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Atherton Library, on Feb 14, 2013 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 720 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Owner challenges Menlo Park dog-bite lawsuit

A dog rescue organization and a German shepherd owner named in a lawsuit filed over an alleged Menlo Park dog park biting...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2110 Views

WOODSIDE

Buck's in Woodside among targets of burglars

Of four burglaries reported late last week, two involved breaking and entering and two showed no obvious clues as to how...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by susan smythe, on Feb 13, 2013 at 3:57 am | 1 comment | 3588 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District MSR due from LAFCo

The last Municipal Service Review for Healthcare Districts was adopted by The San Mateo County Local Agency Formation Commission...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 12, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Parker resigns from Portola Valley school board

Scott Parker has announced his resignation from the Portola Valley School District board, which he has served on since 2009....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valentine's Day: Hearts and Flowers

Like heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and romantic cards, flowers are an intrinsic part of Valentine's Day, especially roses....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain delays continue after train hits truck

Caltrain is experiencing system-wide delays this afternoon after a train struck a tractor-trailer on the tracks in San Bruno....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Feb 11, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views
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