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AROUND TOWN

6.1 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.1 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 24, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 759 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'If I Stay'

"Romance novels" function on idealization, including fulfilling a teen's yen for drama -- any kind of drama -- to alleviate...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 25, 2014 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 400 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton homeowner fined, barred from use of home

A judge has decided in favor of the town of Atherton in its lawsuit alleging that the home at 67 Redwood Way was a "drug...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 8 comments | 176 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

When the Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop abruptly closed in 2013 after 97 years in business, patrons lamented its...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 7 hours ago | 28 comments | 2777 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than 500 riders turn out for Tour de Menlo

More than 500 bicycle riders from all over the Bay Area participated the 10th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride on Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 734 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Reports: Multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said it has received reports of multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 25, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 969 Views

MENLO PARK

East Palo Alto woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murder

An East Palo Alto woman has received 15 years to life in prison after a 2011 high-speed chase that led to the death of her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by my friend, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 556 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Drought, Wallea Drive stop sign before Menlo Park council

The agenda for tonight's Menlo Park City Council meeting may sound a little familiar -- drought control and a neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 425 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day

Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 4 hours ago | 23 comments | 3292 Views

MENLO PARK

Back to School: Menlo Park district makes plans for new campus

As children in the Menlo Park City School District headed back to classes on Aug. 20, the district is moving ahead with...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M

Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 17 hours ago | 41 comments | 1619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship

Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by needless_agitation, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 751 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tightens water belt

New water restrictions will take effect on Thursday, Aug. 28, for all customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Knock Knock!, 10 hours ago | 10 comments | 2021 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: A welcome decision on artificial turf

Thank you, Portola Valley Town Council, for upholding the core values of our town founders in denying artificial turf playing...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Sally Ann Reiss, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 43 Views

SPORTS

Atherton's Bellis, 15, pulls stunning upset at U.S. Open

American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since 1996 -- almost three years...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by JC, on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 279 Views

WOODSIDE

Kings Mountain Art Fair returns this weekend

The Kings Mountain Art Fair, to be held once again over the Labor Day weekend at Kings Mountain, continues to rise in the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by resident, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 201 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council votes for yield signs on Wallea Drive

Despite the strong recommendations of transportation staff and the majority of the Transportation Commission to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by thanks, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 278 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. 2477 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 | 1820 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 | 1004 Views
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