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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Clubs provide youth with gift of opportunity

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund help the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/12/24/holiday-fund-clubs-prov...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by paula w, on Jan 1, 2015 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 482 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook starts developing third Menlo Park campus

Facebook is starting small when it comes to its third Menlo Park campus, located on Constitution Drive near the corner of...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by what's so good about it, on Jan 1, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 6 comments | 6393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge: City erred in referring to prior allegations of lying when firing police officer

A judge has ruled that the city of Menlo Park should not have mentioned prior allegations of dishonesty on the job when it...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Don't count on it, on Jan 1, 2015 at 6:37 am | 8 comments | 2967 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo Judge Publicly Admonished by Commission on Judicial performance for a DUI

It's quite rare for the California Commission on Judicial Performance to publicly admonish a judge, but they did so in the...

Original post made by Holly L. on Dec. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Probation Dept. Recommends Probation for Deputy SheriffColin Troy Smith, convicted of felony assault

What is wrong with San Mateo County? http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2014-12-20/former-deputy-gets-90-day-prison-evaluation/1776425135348.html Colin...

Original post made by Holly L. on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tina Morgado, on Dec 31, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 6 comments | 637 Views

MENLO PARK

Year in review: Tumultuous year for Menlo Park

It will be a long time before anyone in Menlo Park forgets Measure M. Elections in recent years had seemed less divided between...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gern, on Dec 31, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 503 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sen. Jerry Hill introduces bill requiring DUI offenders to use 'ignition interlocks'

First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 8 comments | 4680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: Elementary school districts get ready for growth

In 2014 local school districts continued to deal with two problems that have plagued them for the past several years: burgeoning...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by mark gilles, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac Holiday Fund misinformation

I have posted this before, to no avail.http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2011/11/23/holiday-fund-st-anthonys-helps-its-neighbors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 220 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 655 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 | 583 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 | 2296 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 | 1918 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 | 2106 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 | 2254 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 | 1491 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 | 1789 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 | 1848 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 | 518 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 | 1820 Views
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