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Police calls: $95,000 diamond ring missing from Atherton home

Crime reports from Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/12/10/police-calls-95000-diamond-ring-missing-fr...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by liz, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 3953 Views

MENLO PARK

There and back again: Menlo Park's Peter Ohtaki visits Ireland

Peter Ohtaki has had a lot of explaining to do lately, but not for the usual reasons, now that the former mayor (still councilman)...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by refreshing, on Dec 10, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cindy's Flowers storefront empty

Drove by last night and seems she's closed up? Anyone know if she moved somewhere else?...

Original post made by nobody in particular on Dec. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 580 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 15-year-old girl shot in drive-by as spate of shootings continues

The fourth drive-by shooting in Menlo Park in three weeks may be gang-related, according to investigators. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 9, 2013 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 4209 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Enjoy our parks --- but clean up after yourselves

Too often I pass by one of our parks and see garbage cans overflowing out into the street, which has, because of this, become...

Original post made by Sandy N on Dec. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2097 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun to Set Later Starting Tonight

On December 5, 5, and 7 the sun set at 4:50 PM PST in Menlo Park, CA. Tonight December 8, the sun will set at 4:51 PM and...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 719 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: Community meeting on aircraft noise set for Dec. 9

Atherton town officials and representatives of the San Carlos Airport and a new private firm whose flights out of that airport...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by gwen, on Dec 7, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 3821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview playing field woes continue with lawsuit

The problem-plagued project to construct, then reconstruct, Hillview Middle School's playing field may finally be finished,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Dec 7, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 6 comments | 9143 Views

FICTION

Obama Saves Detroit Not!

President Obama went on television and before a nationwide audience said: "We refused to let Detroit go Bankrupt. I bet...

Original post made by Nathan Detroit on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by saved gm, on Dec 7, 2013 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 1085 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park runner competes in endurance challenge

Gary Gellin of Menlo Park is taking part in the North Face Endurance Challenge Championships on Saturday and Sunday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by MC and Nate, on Dec 6, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments | 1462 Views

AROUND TOWN

School Teacher victim description of some San Mateo County Deputies

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Brandon Hatt arrested and charged with Grand Theft. The victim Jesse Mathews a school teacher...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Holly L., on Dec 6, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 18 comments | 4146 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District alters health insurance subsidies for Directors and employees

There is something suspicious about the Sequoia Healthcare District's flip flop on policy regarding health insurance benefits. At...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:58 am | 8 comments | 1972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Puppet Show at Atherton Library

Monday, December 9th at 4 pm: Puppet Company presents "One Wacky Winter" for ages 4 and up. 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane in...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Olympic outreach

Not many kids can say that their water polo coach is a four-time Olympic medalist. But at Menlo Park's Belle Haven Pool,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Open letter to Sequoia Healthcare District Directors Kane, Faro and Griffin

Open letter to Sequoia Healthcare District Directors Kane, Faro and Griffin posted on Almanac Town Square Forum http://www.almanacnews.com/ My...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 2033 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Managers to get raises under new contract

Approximately 34 city of Menlo Park employees would see raises of 4.5 percent and a bump in health benefits under the terms...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Irate, on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 3624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: FBI seeking 'sports cap' bandit

The FBI is seeking a woman they have dubbed the "Sports Cap Bandit," who robbed two banks in Menlo Park in October...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 5, 2013 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 5101 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council members, listen to your constituents

So where are we now? Almost a year has passed since Stanford's first proposal for the eight-plus-acre property at 500 El...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by sticks in the eyes, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:58 am | 18 comments | 12967 Views

MENLO PARK

Ravenswood wants to lease Flood Park School campus

Ravenswood School District is accepting bids to lease out their campus next to Flood Park....

Original post made by whatever on Dec. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 792 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Monday seminar: Sea level challenges in San Mateo County

As the climate changes, the coastline of San Mateo County may change as well. Assemblyman Rich Gordon and county Supervisor...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Steve Case, on Dec 5, 2013 at 1:07 am | 1 comment | 3406 Views
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