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Atherton: Rancho Palos Verdes rescinds Widmer's city manager job offer

In the end, Bill Widmer didn't have to decide if he was going to resign from his seat on the Atherton City Council to take...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 31, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Searsville Dam debate continues

The Almanac recently published two guest opinion pieces about the future of Stanford University's Searsville Dam. I was heartened...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Matt Stoecker, on Dec 31, 2014 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another 'Spare the Air' day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2014/12/29/another-spare-the-air-day...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 30, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 2139 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo College Coach and Cop's Twitter Rampage

San Jose cop Phillip White is the assistant basketball coach for Menlo College in Atherton. Here's what he had to say...

Original post made by Ouch on Dec. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 30, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 30 comments | 1833 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Thief makes off with electric wheelchair

Thieves purloined a wheelchair, greeting cards and a customized clock in this week's crime reports for Menlo Park and Atherton. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 30, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 2 comments | 2001 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: No crosswalk on Mountain Home Road for now

Children walking to Woodside Elementary School from the south side of town -- from neighborhoods along Mountain Home and...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 30, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 2057 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Interim public works director now permanent

Jesse Quirion, who has been filling in as interim public works director for Menlo Park for about six months, has now been...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael Meyer, on Dec 30, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1396 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

The Oak Grove Villa Hotel, at Oak Grove Avenue and Merrill Street in Menlo Park, is reputed to have been the area's most...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Dec 29, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 6 comments | 1696 Views

MENLO PARK

A page from our history

Menlo Park's first City Hall, seen in this undated photo, was a single building located at 1036 Doyle St., between Santa...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 28, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 1761 Views

MENLO PARK

Officers back at work before shooting review is finished

Although the district attorney's review of the Nov. 11 fatal shooting of a burglary suspect is not yet complete, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Dec 28, 2014 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 491 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves new police contract

With little comment, the Menlo Park City Council voted 4-1 on Dec. 16 to approve a new employment contract with the Police...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by tired of same old same old, on Dec 27, 2014 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunny skies forecast for weeken

Skies will be sunny today with highs in the upper 50s and north winds of 10 to 15 mph. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2014/12/26/sunny-skies-forecast-for-...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Dec 26, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Man flees bank empty-handed after robbery attempt

A man wearing a leopard-print hat tried to rob the Chase bank at 2977 Woodside Road in Woodside on Friday, Dec. 20, but fled...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 2313 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: No overnight parking enforcement through Jan. 4

Guests driving in from out of town to celebrate the holidays? They now have a place to park overnight without fear of tickets,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by k, on Dec 25, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 5 comments | 2924 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer loses new job before he has a chance to take it

The Rancho Palos Verdes City Council on Monday night, Dec. 22, voted 4-1 to rescind the offer it had made to hire Atherton...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Interesting..., on Dec 25, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 7 comments | 4636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Horse-drawn carriages make annual holiday trek through Woodside

On Dec. 21 the Peninsula Carriage Driving Club continued a 20-year tradition by staging a holiday drive through Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by PV Resident, on Dec 24, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 2254 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police seek man who followed 13-year-old girl

A 13-year-old girl out jogging in Atherton was followed by a white man in a dark gray Toyota Prius for about 40 minutes on...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 24, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2394 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Chimney fire knocked down in 20 minutes

Firefighters called to a home at 5 Cherokee Court in Portola Valley on Sunday (Dec. 21) arrived at about 1:53 p.m. to see...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1789 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer and Rancho Palos Verdes issue

Take a look at one of the local papers for Rancho Palos Verdes for more info on the City Manager issue with Mr Widmer. http://www.dailybreeze.com According...

Original post made by whatever on Dec. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 283 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Attorney general issues alert for mobile app location services

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has issued a consumer alert about geographical location services used by mobile...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 23, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 3186 Views
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