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Atherton volunteers rebuild plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 9 hours ago | 14 comments | 2278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park seeks riders for van service

Calling more riders -- the city of Menlo Park's free van service is looking for more patrons. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/18/menlo-park-seeks-r...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 554 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: 'Extreme cowboy' racing in Woodside

Extreme cowboy racing is coming to the Horse Park at Woodside on Saturday, Aug. 23, thanks to local organizer and competitor...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 457 Views

OTHER TOPICS

More than their 15 minutes

It's a small exhibition, only 10 works of art, but "Pop Art from the Anderson Collection," on display at the Cantor Arts...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 302 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Burglars rob cash register at Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Burglars on Saturday broke into Fosters Freeze, a Menlo Park landmark at 580 Oak Grove Ave., and stole $115 in coins from...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1125 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative ballot arguments released

The arguments that have been filling the air at city meetings for months are now officially on the Nov. 4 ballot. Those for...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Brian, 1 hour ago | 54 comments | 1332 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission studies Haven Avenue housing

Part of tonight's Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting will be dedicated to a study session on a proposed Haven Avenue...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by millennial , on Aug 18, 2014 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 390 Views

AROUND TOWN

No charges against deputy who shot woman armed with knife

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday he would not file charges against a sheriff's deputy who...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Tom Wing & Sons closing at end of September

After seven years in Menlo Park and more than 40 years in business, Tom Wing & Sons is closing its Menlo Park store and...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by The Old Sage, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 510 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Drought, Monte Rosa stop signs on Menlo Park council agenda

A presentation on the mayor's trip to China, followed by a study session on drought control measures, kicks off tonight's...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Annabelle, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 265 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three of five candidates want to change healthcare district

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District in the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 214 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Bigger isn't always better: Menlo Park's zoning wars

The polarization in Menlo Park is not between pro-development and anti-development contingents, but between those who support...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Facts please, 52 minutes ago | 1 comment | 20 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Surprised by tone of Phillips Brooks story

This letter was published in the Sept. 26, 2007, issue of the Almanac. I am somewhat surprised by the tenor of the article...

Original post made by Editor, The Almanac Online on Sep. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2467 Views

MENLO PARK

Thanks to a Good Samaritan biker

Thanks you to Eric, of Menlo Park, for stopping and helping me,a new bicyclist on Portola Valley Road Tuesday night 8/28...

Original post made by Eileen O\'Rourke on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Also from Menlo Park, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Pedestrian Accidents

Two people have died crossing El Camino Real in the past year or so. Yesterday, there was another accident involving a pedestrian....

Original post made by El Camino Real on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 28, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 999 Views

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DanceVisions Presents Mirror of Life

DanceVisions, a long-standing community non-profit dance organization, is proud to present two evenings of new, dynamic modern...

Original post made by Elayne Groechel on Feb. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1144 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting for Backup? It's arrived in the form of George Rodericks.

The Atherton city manager who thinks it's beneath him to live in the city manager's house, George Rodericks, recently included...

Original post made by Election purchased on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 7, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 1125 Views

MENLO PARK

An FYI On SEIU City Union Contract

Mountain View just finalized their contract with the SEIU. Here's the story: http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2502 and...

Original post made by ElectionWatcher on Jan. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2539 Views

ATHERTON

Homeless ordinance/law?

I read where Atherton City Council is considering and will likely make it illegal for people to sleep in their cars - it...

Original post made by Eliza on Oct. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elder abuse in Atherton

The failure of the Atherton Police Department to protect our wealthy elderly is utterly shameful. There have been calls...

Original post made by elizabeth ashford on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Innuendo, on Nov 26, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 1975 Views
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