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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Work starts on Belle Haven's garden

There's one construction project in Menlo Park that may be expected to proceed with no drama and even a helping hand from...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Kristi Breisch, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1491 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Potentially hazardous trees may be downed by year's end

While the exact number of trees living in Portola Valley is not known, there is now one tree-related number that is: 31. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by pvrez, on Nov 8, 2014 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1991 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police officer follows nose to pot bust

A Menlo Park police officer following the scent – literally – on Tuesday afternoon reportedly discovered 101 marijuana...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Probation, on Nov 7, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 7 comments | 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

MacNivens to be honored at 'Sillycon' Valley event

"Fun, informal laugh therapy" is how Becky Witter of Woodside describes her "brainchild," Sillycon Valley LOL, a fundraiser...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by woodside subscriber, on Nov 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park re-elects council incumbents

Voters in Menlo Park apparently like the City Council as is, and really didn't like Measure M. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by choices, on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 1408 Views

AROUND TOWN

PetSmart employee, boyfriend sentenced to 29 years in prison

A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend were sentenced to a total of 29 years in prison Thursday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 10, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 2247 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Deadly assault suspect skips court hearing

A bench warrant was issued after a 66-year-old man accused of backing a pickup truck into a Menlo Park police officer didn't...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 2043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin charter school asks district to provide facilities

Saying they have 84 in-district students who have said they'll attend the yet-to-be approved charter school next year, the...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 10, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 6 comments | 2226 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park paid consultant to draft talking points, letters to editor on Measure M

Invoices show that the city of Menlo Park paid $5,125 to a consultant for drafting talking points, letters to the editor...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cool, calm, collected, on Nov 12, 2014 at 10:32 am | 70 comments | 4427 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Electronic eyes along Portola Valley roads?

Portola Valley residents are soon to confront a tradeoff: continuing privacy in their driving habits or giving up some measure...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Nov 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 12 comments | 2256 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park consultant's election-year work needs hard look

Menlo Park's divisive Measure M initiative may have been settled at the ballot box earlier this month but, regrettably, newly...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 12 comments | 2231 Views

MENLO PARK

Report says Mandarin charter school not 'likely to succeed'

A report citing flaws in the petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by menlo park parent, on Nov 13, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 7 comments | 2916 Views

MENLO PARK

Man killed in Menlo Park police shooting

A man is dead this afternoon after reportedly being shot by a Menlo Park police officer. The shooting happened on Willow...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:36 am | 21 comments | 10985 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Sequoia Healthcare District vote a rejection of Hickey's platform?

Now that the Sequoia Healthcare District election is over, it is clear that the voters do not support (Jack) Hickey's platform...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 453 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Council to consider wider, safer trail along Alpine Road

Safety on the narrow trail along the south side of Alpine Road between Saddleback Drive and Hillbrook Drive has long been...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Valerie Baldwin, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 962 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight - Board set to vote on Mandarin charter school proposal

A decision on whether or not to authorize a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District is on...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 12, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

City manager releases consultant's drafts of letters to editor, talking points

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre sent the Almanac on Wednesday night (Nov. 12) what he described as documents that consultant...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:50 am | 32 comments | 3791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board rejects Mandarin school proposal

A petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District was unanimously denied by...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by LC, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 23 comments | 5733 Views

MENLO PARK

Time Inc. may sell Sunset campus in Menlo Park

The news that Time Inc. is considering selling its property at 80 Willow Road, the iconic home of Sunset magazine, elicited...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 20, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 27 comments | 5976 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Grateful Gathering' at Valley Presbyterian Church

Seven-year-old Nathan plopped down on a chair and said, "Wow, this is comfortable!" And then just like Goldilocks, he tried...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
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Relay for Life, Menlo Park, August 8
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