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Menlo Park: Armed man confronts resident

A man armed with a shotgun climbed through a window and confronted a resident in Menlo Park on Thursday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by InMenlo2, on Aug 16, 2013 at 7:44 am | 20 comments | 1752 Views

ATHERTON

LETTERS

<B>Letter: What you can do to Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14460 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 786 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Ride home turns into rescue

A life may have been saved on Sunday, July 21, after a cycling incident outside the Horse Park at Woodside, the equestrian...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by glad, on Aug 15, 2013 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1249 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton removes Circus Club tax hike from ballot measure

After hearing from a number of unhappy residents and having second thoughts about a July 17 decision on the town's parcel...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 14, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 1101 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas school board acts to put $60 million bond measure on November ballot

Voters in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District will be asked in November to approve a $60 million bond measure to pay...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 3202 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park may keep binding arbitration for police misconduct cases

A proposed contract with the police sergeants union eases Menlo Park's retirement obligations for new employees. But the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gov't out of control, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 2428 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Woman killed in fatal head-on

==B Update:== A woman visiting from India was killed in a head-on crash on Skyline Boulevard near Woodside on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Maggie Anne, on Aug 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 10 comments | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to spend $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by vintage oaks BMR owner, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 53 comments | 3289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula bike-share program launches Aug. 28

A bike share program in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto will begin operating on Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Scott McMahon, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire election: 4 qualified so far

Four out of five prospective candidates have now qualified for the upcoming election for three seats on the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Aug 14, 2013 at 7:37 am | 10 comments | 4247 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Dog bites cyclist on Cloud Avenue

Crime reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14202&e=y...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview playing field reconstruction project won't be done by opening day of school

Despite hopes that the project would be completed before the Aug. 22 start of school, work to repair the new Hillview Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by A, on Aug 13, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 1509 Views

MENLO PARK

More problems at Hillview playing field

Despite hopes that the project would be completed before the Aug. 22 start of school, work to repair the new Hillview Middle...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Judith Eisner, on Aug 13, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District Locks Out Its Charter Students

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130808006511/en/Parents-Bullis-Charter-School-Stage-Protest-School August 08,...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by false, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 851 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Conducts Push-Poll about Project

A friend tells me that a pollster phoned to tout how wonderful an educational and research institution Stanford is, and to...

Original post made by curious on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hail Stanford Hail, on Aug 12, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 729 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Nicholas Targ honored for environmental justice work

The American Bar Association has recognized Portola Valley resident Nicholas Targ, an attorney with the international law...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Open Space Supporter, on Aug 12, 2013 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Who will pay for mess at playing field?

I read with interest your July 31 article "More problems at Hillview playing field." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14439...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by A worried citizen of Menlo Park, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 941 Views

MENLO PARK

Train hits car; two sent to hospital

A commuter train struck a car in Redwood City on Thursday evening, sending the car's two occupants to the hospital, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 997 Views

ATHERTON

Recollection of old Atherton PD Case involving officer?

Does anyone recall a case, more than 30 years ago, when an Atherton officer killed someone in self-defense and/or in defending...

Original post made by Hmmm on Aug. 9, 2013
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