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AROUND TOWN

California DMV Computer Hacked, Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez case.

August 4, 2014 San Mateo County District Attorney Inspector Jordan Boyd ordered Deputy Juan Lopez to give him his California...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 20, 2015 at 8:22 am | 39 comments | 2030 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Picnicking in Portola Valley like it's 2013

Running, walking and everything in between will be fine in the Zots to Tots race on Saturday, June 8, at the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Jun 3, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 2030 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council hits back hard on felling trees without a permit

It isn't the first five-figure penalty the Woodside Town Council has assessed on a property owner for felling mature trees...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by long timer, on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 2030 Views

MENLO PARK

19-year-old man killed in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police responding to a report of gunshots on Thursday night found a 19-year-old man, Carl Purvis Jr., dead behind...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:34 pm | 5 comments | 2029 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park aims to cut greenhouse gases

The city will strive to cut the community's greenhouse gas emissions by 27 percent during the next six-and-a-half years,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 6, 2013 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 2029 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail director resigns

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High Speed Rail Authority, is stepping down at the end of March....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 12, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 2029 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pride of Woodside at San Mateo County Fair

Merilee Raynor, a sixth-grader at Woodside Elementary School, poses with Pedro, her new big pet, the Peninsula Pride Steer...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 2029 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tax scams target Woodside, Atherton residents

Residents in Atherton and Woodside have been targets of recent tax scams – one involving attempts by the scam artist...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans 2 sets of Books according to NBC We Investigate

Tonight at 11 the follow up report will be aired. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0YpDYgFabc Last year I asked the Board...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Chris J Smith, on Feb 14, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspended deputy's appeal rejected by commission

The county Civil Service Commission on Tuesday (Nov. 10) voted unanimously to uphold disciplinary action against Deputy...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by What a relief!, on Nov 12, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 5 comments | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Greg Munks to retire in mid July

Sheriff Greg Munks announced today that he will retire July 16 due to the effect a "not life-threatening" heart condition...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2029 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial endorsements

<B>Propositions offer terrible choices</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7929...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kali, on May 1, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2028 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac endorsements: Atherton City Council

It's been tough going for the Atherton City Council, which has operated with only four members for much of the last 15 months...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Skeptical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 2028 Views

MENLO PARK

Who should be the next Menlo Park Mayor?

The next big council decision will be who will be the next Mayor of Menlo Park. With 2 new council persons to be seated,...

Original post made by who knows? on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Falls Church, VA, on Nov 13, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 14 comments | 2027 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Victorian Days return to history museum

Re-enactors will portray well-to-do Peninsula residents of the past, gossiping about neighbors and discussing fashion of...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2027 Views

OTHER TOPICS

M. Kenneth Oshman, tech pioneer and Atherton resident, dies at 71

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died at 71. An Atherton resident, he...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Aug 12, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - February 22, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. The Women - T. C. Boyle 2. Drood - Dan Simmons 3. Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter & Sweet - Jamie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2027 Views

ATHERTON

Who do elected officials work for?

&#65279;An attorney, acting on behalf of the Town of Atherton, has written a letter to a citizen informing him that an elected...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:00 am | 7 comments | 2027 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 2027 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sales tax receipts take dive

A key source of revenue for Menlo Park fell by 21 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, making an already...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 2026 Views
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