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MENLO PARK

Young man killed on train tracks in Palo Alto

A white male in his early 20s was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 8, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council Reorganization

As a long time resident I will be watching tonight's council reorganization with keen interest. I for one as well as...

Original post made by Love Atherton on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Time, on Dec 22, 2011 at 12:30 am | 8 comments | 1209 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Confessions of a library hugger

My secret is out. I have always had a passion for libraries — I loved them as a child, a student, a graduate researcher,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police to conduct DUI checkpoint Friday

The Redwood City Police Department will conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday (July 2) in an effort to keep drunken drivers...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bulldog, on Jun 27, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 4 comments | 1208 Views

ATHERTON

Protestors, supporters greet president

Protesting President Barack Obama's visit to Atherton, Dave Menche waves to moving traffic along Alameda de las Pulgas on...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 23, 2010 at 8:53 am | 7 comments | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

New auxiliary lanes being built on 101

Caltrans crews broke ground Wednesday (July 20) on a project to build auxiliary lanes along a three-mile stretch of U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Max Crittenden, on Jul 25, 2011 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 1208 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 | 1208 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac recognized for 'general excellence'

The Almanac took second place for "general excellence" in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, and first place for a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 20, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Mayor's letter upsetting for police supporter

On Oct. 31 we received a letter dated Oct. 18 from "The Mayor" (no name) of Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13419...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by More Spending, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Wrong questions and wrong answers

The purpose of a citizen police review board is precisely what its name implies: allowing citizens of a community to review...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 30, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 1206 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Amber Alert not on same page yet.

We need to have all Police Departments in our County on the same page regarding what qualifies for an Amber Alert. The Maffei...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 10, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1206 Views

SPORTS

District 52 Majors 9-10 all-stars schedule

==B DISTRICT 52 LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS 9-10 ALL-STARS== ==B Hosted by Menlo-Atherton, Alpine West/Menlo== ==B Saturday== ==B...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Alejandro, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

MENLO PARK

Measures better funded than council campaigns

How much are people willing to spend on Measure T and Measure L? More than they're willing to invest in the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charles, on Oct 25, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 1205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sept. 17: Memorial service in Ladera for Margaret McCaleb

A reception to honor the life of former language teacher and librarian Margaret McCaleb of Portola Valley is scheduled for...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Austen Heydon, on Sep 16, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Montessori preschool opens

There's a new school in town. Casa dei Bambini, a Montessori preschool, has opened a 20,000-square-foot campus at 1215 O'Brien...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Casa dei Bambini School, on May 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1205 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Time to stop lectures about library in park

It is unseemly for some of Atherton's elected officials and volunteer committee members to persist in oral and written pontifications...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nuts, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:21 am | 10 comments | 1205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plea delayed in 1986 homicide case

Attorneys for a 49-year-old man, recently arrested in connection with the 1986 killing of a 17-year-old girl, were granted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2012 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views

MENLO PARK

Running the city's the easy part

Glen Rojas left a rapidly expanding Southern California city for the shady confines of Menlo Park when he was hired as city...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 11, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Mark Church to run for county post

There's already a contender for Warren Slocum's old job. San Mateo County Supervisor Mark Church has announced on Feb. 11...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by George, on Feb 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views
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