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AROUND TOWN

Off-duty sheriff's deputy who stole trumpet takes plea deal

An off-duty San Mateo County sheriff's deputy arrested in December 2012 for snatching and later discarding an...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 23, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 5 comments | 2721 Views

OTHER TOPICS

$200,000,000 Bond Measure for MROSD

Property owners in Portola Valley, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Woodside, Atherton, Redwood City and San Carlos take note. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 23, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 374 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton looks at rate hike for green waste collection

Garbage rates may be going up again in Atherton, but this time the increases are reserved for those residents who use more...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1632 Views

MENLO PARK

With 24K On The Line, Council Should Take A Second Look

At last week's City Council meeting, council was asked to select which slight modification to the current logo would be used...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 248 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: History of Park Theatre, from owner's perspective

By Howard Crittenden I know many residents of Menlo Park were disappointed and frustrated when the Park Theatre was demolished...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 382 Views

SPORTS

Atherton OKs Little League ballpark plan on 3-2 vote

It took four years, but the Menlo-Atherton Little League has finally won permission to build new facilities on the baseball...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Confused, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Permanent solution needed for noisy planes

Surely there is a way for the Federal Aviation Administration to address the sea-change in noise impact caused by a small...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 22, 2014 at 5:16 pm | 80 comments | 3990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Gym teacher's firing still hurts

Despite a state ruling that there was no illegal behavior involved prior to the dismissal of Menlo Park gymnastics instructor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bring Back Teacher Michelle, on Jan 22, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo renews contract for red-light cameras

City will add a fifth camera at Chilco and Bayfront Expressway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14530...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jan 22, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 5 comments | 1111 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Driver pleads not guilty in DUI injury crash

The 26-year-old driver in an alleged DUI crash that left her and a passenger seriously hurt, and her 16-month old son with...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Jan 22, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1993 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Largest Ski Resort in North America Opened 13 Days Early

A spokesperson for Whistler said "Thanks to oodles of snow, Whistler Mountain will open 13 days early this season. Whistler...

Original post made by Global Warming on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by early blossoms, on Jan 22, 2014 at 11:00 am | 41 comments | 3671 Views

MENLO PARK

Can we rise to the challenge of rising sea levels

Imagine a darkened bedroom around midnight. You're lying there in the silence waiting for sleep to come. From the direction...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by early blossoms, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:59 am | 61 comments | 820 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Staff & Council Cater to HSR

Last Tuesday, January 15th, the Menlo Park City Council was scheduled to vote, at the behest of staff, to abandon the city’s...

Original post made by Don Barnby on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by J Meeks, on Jan 22, 2014 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board to decide on how to fill vacant seat

The Menlo Park City School District board will decide tonight (Jan. 14) on whether to hold a special election or to appoint...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 21, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 19 comments | 2110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Woman charged with DUI in crash

The 26-year-old driver in a crash that left her and a passenger seriously injured has been charged with multiple counts related...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by oearl, on Jan 21, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 2464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district school board to appoint new member

Residents of the Menlo Park City School District interested in serving an eight-month term on the school board have until...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by MP Parent, on Jan 21, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 790 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire chief ready for new challenges

"I was signing invoices and it felt like I'd never left," said Harold Schapelhouman, reflecting upon his first day back at...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by menlo park, on Jan 21, 2014 at 11:52 am | 5 comments | 1513 Views

SPORTS

Two Woodside High basketball coaches dismissed following alleged hazing incident

As the 2014 high school basketball season gets underway, the varsity and junior varsity teams at Woodside High School will...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by 'minor' bullying okay?, on Jan 21, 2014 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2733 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former deputy faces felony assault charges

A January court hearing is ahead for former deputy Colin Troy Smith of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Mr. Smith pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 21, 2014 at 9:35 am | 14 comments | 3479 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park receives commemorative Caltrain plaque

Caltrain made a special delivery to Menlo Park on Saturday (Jan. 18) as part of its celebration of 150 years of passenger...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views
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