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AROUND TOWN

Movie review: 'Gravity'

Life is one hell of a ride, as George Clooney's character puts it. So is "Gravity." -- ==I Peter Canavese== Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Connie, on Oct 5, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 4780 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Mom, young children slightly injured in crash near Atherton

A woman and three young children were among those slightly injured in a car accident near Atherton this morning, a California...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Carrie, on Oct 5, 2013 at 7:57 am | 8 comments | 4161 Views

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Summit Prep: Jury finds student guilty in attempted rape of teacher

A former Summit Preparatory Charter High School student faces life in prison after a jury Wednesday found him guilty...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:55 am | 10 comments | 1916 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County sheriff's deputy arrested for alleged molestation

San Mateo County sheriff's deputy arrested for alleged molestation http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2013-10-01/san-mateo-county-sheriffs-deputy-arrested-for-alleged-m...

Original post made by Lurker on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by another, on Oct 3, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 21 comments | 6724 Views

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Summit Prep: Former student, charged with attempted rape, claims attack was a 'prank'

A former student at Summit Preparatory Charter High School, accused of trying to rape a female teacher at knifepoint...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 3, 2013 at 10:50 am | 5 comments | 14525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contested elections may be ahead for high school and community college district boards

Of the many seats on local governing boards up for election in November, contests appear to be shaping up for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Eva Travers, on Oct 2, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views

MENLO PARK

City may remove bike-lane parking on Laurel Street

Some parents pick up their children from school using bikes; others use cars. This has launched a quest by the city of Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Poster, on Oct 2, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 11 comments | 2439 Views

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Deputy charged with molesting relative

A San Mateo County sheriff's deputy has been arrested and charged with molesting an underage female relative,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Younger, on Oct 2, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 5 comments | 1680 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Gray Lady Down

Dean Baquet, Pulitzer Prize winner and managing editor of The New York Times, spoke at the HUB-Robeson Center at Penn State...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 2, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1594 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Letter: We are better off without license plate readers

Shame on the Menlo Park City Council for buying license plate readers. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14651...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 960 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Polo event benefits Lyme Foundation

The Bay Area Lyme Foundation will hold its second annual Polo for Lyme benefit from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's in Menlo Park: Author Katy Butler

Author Katy Butler discusses and signs her new book, "Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death," at 7:30...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Lisa , on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto kids likely to get head-of-line privilege (more or less) to attend M-A

The high school district board is leaning strongly toward giving East Palo Alto eighth-graders a preference that would put...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 2, 2013 at 9:51 am | 84 comments | 3980 Views

MENLO PARK

As technology proliferates, privacy is lost -- Almanac Editorial

Mr. Gibboney is his editorial certainly voices concerns that all of us in Menlo Park, and the whole State and Country should...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2096 Views

MENLO PARK

Vice Mayor Mueller Fought Hard Tonight to Improve Downtown!

Tonight I caught the Menlo Park City Council meeting on TV and was really impressed by Vice Mayor Mueller. The poor guy was...

Original post made by Marcus on Oct. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 769 Views

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Three emergencies leave two men dead, snarl traffic

Three emergencies dramatically slowed north-south traffic through Redwood City and Atherton on Friday, including two incidents...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by What a ... , on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 20 comments | 19182 Views

ATHERTON

Pedestrian killed in Atherton

A man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Atherton early Friday morning, according to police. Middlefield Road...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lost a noble friend, on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 15 comments | 4484 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Low flying aircraft

Is anyone else annoyed by the low flying planes landing and leaving San Carlos airport? Surf air in particularmisnflying...

Original post made by Gwen books on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Gern, on Oct 1, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 2424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Concert for Children

Atherton Library is hosting a special music concert today (Tuesday, October 1) at 1:30 pm for babies, toddlers and those...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 731 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 'Shelter in place' alert lifted

A shelter in place alert issued for residents and businesses near the 1300 block of Hoover Street in Menlo Park has been...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Bardas, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:19 am | 3 comments | 1496 Views
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