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ATHERTON

Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise by Bill Widmer, on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 2678 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Buckheit lawsuit saga appears to be over

A May 20 federal appeals court decision is likely to close the door on the four-and-a-half-year fight involving an Atherton...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 28, 2014 at 11:34 am | 10 comments | 3002 Views

AROUND TOWN

World War II veteran receives long overdue medals

Veteran John Indergand fought and was injured, twice, in World War II, but he never received one of the medals he earned...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 24, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 4195 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Review: "The Magic Flute"

There have been much more lavish (and expensive) productions of Mozart's most popular work, but Palo Alto's plucky West Bay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by johnt, on May 25, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Bike ride kicks off youth workshop project

Menlo Park explored building community through bicycling during the holiday weekend, with a 7.3-mile "unity ride" led by...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tommy Bensko, on May 28, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 3052 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton urges Surf Air to fly at higher altitudes

Taking a new approach in efforts to reduce airplane noise over Atherton, the town is sending a letter to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Will Emite, on May 28, 2014 at 8:35 am | 11 comments | 4374 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Circus in Portola Valley

The circus team of Coventry & Kaluza will present music, clowning and circus skills (juggling, acrobatics and hula hoops)...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 27, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 702 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park expanding outdoor dining downtown

Not everything to do with Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan leads to months of debate, vitriol and battles...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Roger Knopf, on Jun 6, 2014 at 9:34 am | 17 comments | 4643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park residents set national cycling records

Two Menlo Park residents, masters athletes MaryAnn Levenson and Jim Turner, recently set three national cycling records at...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by John , on May 28, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Arrest made in tequila theft incident

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/28/police-calls-arrest-made-in-tequila-theft-incident...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on May 28, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Judge tosses Woodell suit over evidence destruction

John Woodell's defamation lawsuit against two Menlo Park fire board directors has been dismissed on grounds that he deliberately...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 654 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man, 25, found dead in car

After someone spotted a man slumped over in a BMW and called Menlo Park police on Tuesday morning, officers arrived to find...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Jun 15, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 3427 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents seek right to build larger homes

Woodside Heights, though within the borders of Woodside, is a community apart: It sits east of Interstate 280 and it is adjacent...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Long time Woodsider, on Jun 2, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 12 comments | 2959 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative consultant swaps out traffic analyst

Reading through the unwieldy pile of documents related to Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan and the proposed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 2168 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public works director leaving for Millbrae

Sources have told the Almanac that Menlo Park's Public Works Director, Chip Taylor, has accepted a similar position with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sam Tyler, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:39 am | 8 comments | 5775 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by tammyGee, on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2779 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Housing complex previewed

The Belle Haven neighborhood is seeing an influx of proposed housing complexes, and with a cyber cafe, dog wash and play...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jun 6, 2014 at 8:12 am | 17 comments | 9117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park benefit raises $4M for Alzheimer's Association

"We blew the doors off," said Michaela "Mikey" Hoag of Atherton, after chairing the "Part the Cloud Gala" in Menlo Park recently...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Forest dweller, on Jun 2, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Settlement reached in lawsuit over crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

While the physical and mental consequences of a crash that hurt 6-year-old twins remain, the legal repercussions appear resolved:...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 14 comments | 4974 Views
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