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Supervisors reject part of amendment allowing Sheriff's Office to sell old guns

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors rejected part of a proposed ordinance amendment today that would have allowed the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Willis Barnes, on Sep 19, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 12 comments | 6585 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park: Strife on tennis courts leads to threats, police intervention

Sportsmanship has been in short supply on Menlo Park's tennis courts of late, as clashes over reservations have led to police...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Nealon Neighbor, on Feb 17, 2014 at 11:19 pm | 14 comments | 17087 Views

ATHERTON

San Mateo County says all election votes now counted

The three open seats on the Atherton council have gone to Rick DeGolia, Mike Lempres and Bill Widmer, according to the vote...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:01 am | 3 comments | 1355 Views

WOODSIDE

Council rejects private 'art cave' concept in Woodside

The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday reversed the Planning Commission's approval of the conceptual viability of an underground...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Chad, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 2174 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Police calls: Man borrows broom to clean up accident site

Crime and accident reports for Woodside and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/21/police-calls-man-borrows-broom-to-clean-up-accident-site...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Puzzled, on Apr 23, 2015 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes crossing gate in Menlo Park

A southbound train struck a damaged crossing gate at Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park at about 5:50 p.m. today, causing damage...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 4089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local officials roll out storm plans

Warning that rainwater might not be contained if the predicted El Nino storms hit the Bay Area this winter, local officials...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Haley, on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:43 pm | 3 comments | 3229 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalWater scrambling to repair multiple water-main leaks

Emergency plans of California Water Service Co.'s Bear Gulch District have been tested since Monday, Jan. 25, when an afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Louise68, on Jan 27, 2016 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 2161 Views

ATHERTON

At Menlo-Atherton, Class of 2006 bids farewell

The Menlo-Atherton High School Class of 2006 on June 8 proceeded to their assigned places on Coach Parks Field decked in...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Erouh Attiyat, on Nov 13, 2007 at 3:42 am | 1 comment | 5645 Views

MENLO PARK

Who is this man? Why is he waiting for a bus?

Our roving correspondent and ace photographer came upon a strange sight near The Almanac offices on Friday afternoon. He...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by residentII, on Jul 16, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 2678 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Sunset Unlimited': Lane family honored as history makers

When Laurence W. "Larry" Lane bought floundering Sunset magazine in 1928 for $60,000, he planted the seeds of more than pretty...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Sue Purdy Pelosi, on Oct 23, 2008 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 4450 Views

MENLO PARK

John Boyle left off rail subcommittee

Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was a bit miffed when Mayor Heyward Robinson left him off a two-person subcommittee that...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by railroading, on Jan 27, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments | 2370 Views

MENLO PARK

Cohen: standing alone on gym issue

Amid general enthusiasm among City Council members for a project to build a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by It Takes One To Know One!, on Aug 4, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 24 comments | 2613 Views

MENLO PARK

Laurel student, 6, dies in hit-and-run crash

The 6-year-old Menlo Park girl who died after a hit-and-run accident Thursday has been identified as Lisa Xaiver, a student...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 15 comments | 3193 Views

MENLO PARK

Council to honor community activist Elizabeth Lasensky

Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline will read a proclamation honoring community activist Elizabeth Lasensky at the City Council meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Objective Observer, on Jan 26, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 1851 Views

MENLO PARK

Deputy city manager: Arrillaga will fund Menlo gymnastics center

Palo Alto developer John Arrillaga, who is already helping Menlo Park build a gymnasium, will also help the city fund a new...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 11, 2010 at 6:28 am | 5 comments | 1620 Views

MOVIES

Brad Pitt sighted in Sharon Heights

Actor Brad Pitt was spotted at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center on Tuesday afternoon (July 27) while on a break from filming...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mitch L, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 25 comments | 9257 Views

ATHERTON

Foster brothers expect to be back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by David Henig, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1398 Views

ATHERTON

Car traps cashier after crashing through window

Medics took a cashier from Avanti Pizza at 3536 Alameda de las Pulgas to Stanford Hospital this afternoon after a car crashed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Age Limits on Drivers, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 1697 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Redevelopment agencies siphon funds from schools (from online archive)

What do all the arguments about Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to take funds from redevelopment agencies, including Las Pulgas in...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Mar 25, 2011 at 11:25 am | 7 comments | 11750 Views
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