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MENLO PARK

$10,000 in jewelry stolen from Menlo Park home

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12780&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Endorsements

With the state tied up in knots by an ineffective governor and a dysfunctional Legislature, it is difficult to imagine why...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Thirst for Power, on May 25, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sudden switch for high-speed rail

The blockbuster suggestion that the proposed high-speed train system share the Caltrain tracks on the Peninsula should make...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Apr 27, 2011 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1233 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council passes 'healthy outlook' budget

Higher-than-expected property tax revenue and the effects of whittling down spending over the last few years have led to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by look north, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 1233 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton removes Circus Club tax hike from ballot measure

After hearing from a number of unhappy residents and having second thoughts about a July 17 decision on the town's parcel...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 14, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 1233 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Open space district festival

The public is invited to join the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in celebrating "40 years and over 60,000 acres"...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Thankful, on Sep 13, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1233 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Man chases burglar from Menlo Park home

A Menlo Park man chased a burglar from his home Friday, Nov. 13, though he wasn't able to recover the doormats the man stole. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by west.land, on Dec 2, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1232 Views

MENLO PARK

Political maneuver kicks off celebratory meeting

Under pressure from council majority, Menlo Park councilman bows out of contention for regional post. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waste not

There are property owners in Woodside and Portola Valley who are installing alternative on-site waste treatment systems....

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by PPospisil, on Apr 26, 2010 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 1232 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 | 1232 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 | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoking ordinance could have broad reach

People who smoke cigarettes may find themselves pausing to examine their surroundings more often when they're within the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Ken J., on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:32 am | 6 comments | 1231 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may impose terms on union workers

Menlo Park city staff is recommending that the City Council impose the "last, best, and final" office made to Service Employees'...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 1, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 24 comments | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 5/22/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive Steve Earle 2 Leaving Van Gogh Carol Wallace 3 Story Of Beautiful...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1231 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 | 1231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garden expands at Priory

The paths to the cultivation of a home vegetable garden have been many -- the hardships of the Great Depression, the backyard...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by ingrid shu, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1231 Views

MENLO PARK

Memos reveal details of Menlo's downtown plan

Refinements in the long-range plan that will govern development in downtown Menlo Park and along El Camino Real for the next...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by concerned, on Apr 18, 2012 at 8:05 am | 6 comments | 1231 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission scrutinizes Menlo Park downtown plan

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Odd, on Jun 15, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1230 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman opens yard to concert series

Eight years ago, Gwendolyn Fuller asked herself, "What are the dreams unlived in my life?" While recuperating from an accident...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 30, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mothers protest Facebook at nurse-in

Facebook got a lot of unexpected visitors at its offices around the world Feb. 6, including several dozen at Menlo Park headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1230 Views
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