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MENLO PARK

$10,000 in jewelry stolen from Menlo Park home

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12780&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Sobrato development moves ahead

Menlo Park's M2 industrial district on the east side of town probably ranks second on the list of areas the city would most...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by M-2 for companies, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 1140 Views

ATHERTON

Top stories of 2012

The Almanac covers Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley -- where residents like to think of their hometowns...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Wasted Library Funds, on Jan 1, 2013 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 2208 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County's Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest placed on administrative leave while Feds investigate possession of Child Porn.

It was first reported by the San Mateo Daily Journal this last Saturday, that he was arrested and booked on a special warrant...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:39 am | 18 comments | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: DUI checkpoints

Redwood City police will conduct checks for impaired drivers at multiple locations within the city on Saturday, Dec. 29. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 29, 2012 at 8:46 am | 4 comments | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County law enforcement does bizarre probation search in home of man who wasn't even on probation

Lawsuit: San Mateo County police do bizarre probation search on man who wasn't even on probation http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=1760507&title=Probation%20se...

Original post made by Lruker on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Dec 29, 2012 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 4125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second act for M-A performing arts center

Menlo Park may turn to an outside partner to get the most out of the city's $2.6 million investment in the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Dec 27, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 5 comments | 1724 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council to slow compensation cuts

As expected, the newly configured Atherton City Council rescinded its Nov. 28 adoption of a resolution that would cut compensation...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Reverse, on Dec 27, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1085 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Will Miracles Never Cease? The San Mateo DA Actually WILL Prosecute Law Enforcement Officers

Links to two articles in which the San Mateo DA is or has prosecuted a law enforcement officer: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=1760441&title=Postal...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Higher?, on Dec 27, 2012 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 959 Views

MENLO PARK

Morgan Stanley settles claim over Facebook IPO

One of the lead underwriters of Facebook's initial public offering (IPO) will pay $5 million in fines to settle the first...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by slap on the wrist, on Dec 27, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1169 Views

MENLO PARK

Possible illegal use of public funds to Keplers

According to an article in the PA Daily news, the City Council has just approved awarding $4500 in grants to some organizations...

Original post made by old timer on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 1562 Views

MENLO PARK

Another Menlo oak bites the dust

Very old oak at Valpariso and Delfino took its last breath early Monday morning. Used to be five large old oaks on that street...

Original post made by no more acorns on Dec. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Infants in the bike lane

Today at 12:10 PM when driving down Santa Cruz Avenue, I passed three women within a single block walking alone and pushing...

Original post made by Anne Hillman on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Not a Tank, on Dec 25, 2012 at 9:44 am | 32 comments | 2937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dozens return home after water recedes following EPA flooding

About 36 people who had reported to an evacuation center due to flooding in East Palo Alto returned home late Sunday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 24, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 8 comments | 885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas School District examines two-story option

Flexible-use two-story classrooms clustered around outdoor spaces could be used to reduce the squeeze put on the Las Lomitas...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Questions Remain, on Dec 24, 2012 at 11:26 am | 5 comments | 1976 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] DEC 11 Finance Committee Meeting

TOWN OF ATHERTON FINANCE COMMITTEE DEC 11, 2012 SPECIAL MEETING VIDEO BROADCAST The Town of Atherton assumed...

Original post made by APOA on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Dec 24, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park Theatre plans take shape in Menlo Park

The peeling façade of the long-vacant Park Theatre may give way to a mix of office space and retail, according to owner Howard...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by sammymiami, on Dec 24, 2012 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 2976 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] DEC 19 Atherton Council Meeting

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL ATHERTON CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT DEC 19, 2012 REGULAR MEETING VIDEO BROADCAST The...

Original post made by APOA on Dec. 23, 2012
There are no comments yet. 949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bohannon making "good faith effort" to develop Menlo Gateway

It's the time of year when some list-checking is going on, and the Menlo Park Planning Commission is no exception -- on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Almanac Watcher, on Dec 22, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 10 comments | 1493 Views

ATHERTON

Here's what a police department does when service is part of their credo

From the Hillsborough Police Department's Facebook page: Based on the events of today, please take the time to view the...

Original post made by Watcher on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2012 at 7:49 am | 29 comments | 1289 Views
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