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AROUND TOWN

Those were the days

What is now the Alpine Inn on Alpine Road in Portola Valley has had a number of names and owners. This 1906 photo shows the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian robbed of purse in Menlo Park

A late afternoon stroll along a bike bridge in Menlo Park cost a woman her purse, according to police. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Mrs. B., on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private school faces eviction in Menlo Park

Menlo Park City School District staff is recommending that the school board terminate the German-American International School's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 9, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 12 comments | 1624 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park needs to release results of gymnastics probe

Menlo Park's stance that the results of an investigation into the firing of instructor Michelle Sutton and allegations of...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Apr 9, 2013 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 1075 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park BBC deal falls through

Kill the social media buzz: A former Facebook executive's plan to reopen the landmark British Bankers Club in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 27 comments | 3229 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven may yet see active police substation

Buried in discussion of Menlo Park's upcoming budget was a hint as to the fate of a long-awaited, active police substation...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Apr 9, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bid4Kids - M-A Foundation Auction

The M-A Foundation online auction is now open. Bidding will close on Monday, April 15th. Take a look at the catalog at...

Original post made by Lucia Tedesco on Apr. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1011 Views

ATHERTON

Obama to brunch, lunch in Atherton

Atherton will have a few extra visitors in town on Thursday, April 4, as President Barack Obama is the guest of honor at...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 8, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 42 comments | 3693 Views

MENLO PARK

Ya, The problems with CalPERS aren't going to cost us any more or result in service cuts.

WRONG! Dear Menlo Park Voter, CalPERS, (The California Public Employees' Retirement System) is on the brink of raising...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 866 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley meets on affordable housing

Affordable housing in Portola Valley is the topic for a community meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, at the Alpine Hills...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 8, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views

MENLO PARK

La Honda Road reopens; Ranch Road blocked

La Honda Road (state Highway 84) in San Mateo County has reopened after downed cable lines blocked traffic for several hours...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 8, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

WOODSIDE

Tennis pro Bradley wins Lifetime Achievement honors

Longtime local tennis coach and pro Chris Bradley recently won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the U.S. Professional Tennis...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Michelle, on Apr 7, 2013 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1323 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bank robber arrested after teller helps track him

A 27-year-old man was arrested for allegedly robbing a bank in Redwood City on Monday afternoon after a bank teller helped...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 7, 2013 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 1030 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Counsel: Contact Attorney General about disciplined prosecutor

Recently, San Mateo prosecutor Melissa Mckowan was disciplined by the California Bar for unethical behavior on the Dr....

Original post made by Holly L on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 7, 2013 at 8:23 am | 6 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park won't disclose findings of investigation into city's gymnastics program

The investigation into allegations of a hostile workplace within Menlo Park's gymnastics program will likely take at least...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by More investigations?, on Apr 6, 2013 at 3:55 pm | 7 comments | 1101 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Reasonable solution' could save school

On April 9, the Menlo Park City School District Board of Directors will decide whether or not to terminate its 20-plus-year...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by giselle, on Apr 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1208 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Association of California Healthcare Districts removes "Guide to Grassroots Advocacy" from its website

In another topic "Why is the Sequoia Healthcare District switching its Workers Comp. Insurance to ACHD's Alpha Fund?" http://www.almanacnews.com/square/index.php?i=3&t=8175...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1032 Views

MENLO PARK

More photos along Obama's motorcade route

Berna Davis, a resident of Atherton, sent us these photos that she took along President Obama's motorcade route in Atherton...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 899 Views

MENLO PARK

Attorney scrutinizes Menlo hotel parking approval

The Menlo Park council voted 4-0 last week in favor of a proposed hotel on Glenwood Avenue, but that won't be the last time...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 9 comments | 5970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Free compost in Menlo Park

Time to fertilize? Menlo Park is giving away compost on Saturday, April 6. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13387&e=y...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by HammerHead, on Apr 5, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views
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