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Board hikes sewer rates 9%

Sewer rates for homes and businesses served by the West Bay Sanitary District will be rising by 9 percent starting July 1. Read...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by compensation, on May 7, 2014 at 8:41 am | 5 comments | 2806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents warned against telephone scam

Residents are once again being warned to be aware of fraudulent phone calls from people claiming to be with the San...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 5 comments | 2667 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley committee has big ambitions for Hawthorns estate

The Portola Valley Nature and Science Committee has ideas about a 79-acre estate with a rundown mansion, a rundown garage,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Spammy, on May 1, 2014 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 2274 Views

WOODSIDE

Forty-five cars may compete in Woodside soapbox derby Sunday

The second annual Woodside Soapbox Derby takes place Sunday, May 4, in the parking lot of Independence Hall at 2955 Woodside...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 1, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 3497 Views

MENLO PARK

Council asks if Menlo Park is 'too aggressive' with parking enforcement

How much efficiency is enough? When it comes to parking enforcement in downtown Menlo Park, the answer seems to be "a little...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Jun 28, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 24 comments | 8818 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Forum invites comments on specific plan

I am a 30-year resident of central Menlo Park who shares my community's strong interest in the future well-being of our city,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on May 2, 2014 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside's May Day festivities set for Saturday

In the spirit of its "Hometown Hero" theme, Woodside's 92nd annual May Day parade grand marshal Elianne Frenkel-Popell will...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tonia Hurst, on May 2, 2014 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 2596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac wins state-wide awards

The Almanac won eight awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, including first-place awards for...

Original post made on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Come on, on May 13, 2014 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 3356 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Women's network helps low-income moms

The Women's Achievement Network and Development Alliance (WANDA), which aims to increase the economic self-sufficiency of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Kay, on May 6, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1713 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ex-Menlo Park employee charged with misdemeanor embezzlement

A 48-year-old man who collected program fees at the front desk of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center in Menlo Park has...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Reality, on May 8, 2014 at 7:25 am | 8 comments | 3893 Views

WOODSIDE

Hooray, it's May

Woodside's 92nd annual May Day celebration was a lot like the previous 91, and that's exactly the way the town likes it --...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Darrell Batchelder, on May 6, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1739 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit regulations approved

If you live on a lot in Menlo Park that's at least 6,000 square feet and meets some other requirements, including setbacks,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 21, 2014 at 8:05 am | 10 comments | 4136 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Fire drill interrupted by out-of-control dump truck

The wildfire drill getting underway at Ford Field in Portola Valley had an unplanned interruption shortly before 10:30 a.m....

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by janet, on May 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 4558 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves animal control shelter funding -- for now

While the county's request that Menlo Park help pay for a new animal control facility finally got approved by the City Council...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 7, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 2 comments | 1846 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on May 10, 2014 at 9:13 am | 13 comments | 4478 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Passenger seat stolen from car in Woodside

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/08/police-calls-passenger-seat-st...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 8, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 2726 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge to compel Vinod Khosla to testify in Martin's Beach case

Attorneys presented opening arguments Thursday morning on the first day of the latest courtroom battle of private-property...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on May 10, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man sentenced to year in jail for Portola Valley attack

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was sentenced Friday to one year in county jail for an attack on a 13-year-old boy with a...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kris, on May 13, 2014 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 4559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park planning commissioners selected

A new face has joined the return of a familiar one on the Menlo Park Planning Commission. The City Council has reappointed...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2014 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The beat goes on: An appreciation of Dr. Wong

Jazz royalty. A visionary, and a legend in the jazz world. Any musician would be thrilled to be characterized by those reverential...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Samuel Pearl, on May 11, 2014 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 2226 Views
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