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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Court needs chance to overturn Citizens United

On June 14, the United States Supreme Court will have its first opportunity to revisit the infamous Citizens United decision,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Jun 16, 2012 at 8:21 pm | 25 comments | 3946 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 | 3940 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Routine food at new hamburger joint

In an echo of the bland and character-less stainless steel equipment behind the counter at Jeffrey's Hamburgers, the food...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Lynn, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 3935 Views

MENLO PARK

Council receptive to anonymous gym donation

All Menlo Park City Council members said that an anonymous would-be donor's offer to build a new Burgess Gym is worth a...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 23 comments | 3933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley driver charged with felony DUI

Carter Madsen Boyce, 19, of Portola Valley has been charged with felony drunken driving in a July 30 incident in which he...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by albo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 64 comments | 3933 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on leash on Coalmine Ridge

In response to Leashed dogs on Coalmine Ridge Tails , The Almanac 6/6/07, I would like to say that I am distressed at the...

Original post made by caeol jacobs on Jun. 9, 2007
Last comment by isa, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:09 am | 8 comments | 3929 Views

MENLO PARK

Consultants want $225K more for ECR Downtown Specific Plan Moneypit

It is endless, on top of the nearly $ 900,000 the city has already paid the consultants working on this project, the staff...

Original post made by Roxie Rorapaugh on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by baby, meet bathwater, on Dec 12, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 6 comments | 3929 Views

MENLO PARK

Attorney died of 'accidental asphyxiation'

An autopsy has revealed that Menlo Park attorney Daniel J. Weiser, 48, died of accidental asphyxiation by hanging, San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by cindy tamayo, on Oct 17, 2007 at 11:49 am | 7 comments | 3928 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto stops M-A, 14-7 for CCS football title

Junior quarterback Will Brandin lofted a 14-yard scoring pass to senior receiver Mike Scott with 13.6 seconds to play, lifting...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 17, 2008 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 3923 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Low flying aircraft

Is anyone else annoyed by the low flying planes landing and leaving San Carlos airport? Surf air in particularmisnflying...

Original post made by Gwen books on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Gern, on Oct 1, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 3923 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside road rage leads to pepper spraying and arrest

In the right hands, a can of pepper spray can come in handy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4712...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 3922 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton council asked to approve request to destroy police records

Records are routinely destroyed after a specified time in police departments across the state, but given some Atherton residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:35 am | 8 comments | 3916 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Cyclist seeks to heal rifts with drivers

It's so easy to elicit sighs of exasperation from officials in towns such as Woodside and Portola Valley and the law enforcement...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cyclone, on Jun 15, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 23 comments | 3913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal School volunteers sued by coach

A conflict that originated on the Encinal School basketball court appears headed for a court of law after a father who was...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by A student at Hillview, on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 21 comments | 3911 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President Obama has had a tough week

This week will mark the 37th time House Republicans have tried to repeal Obamacare. If Republicans really wanted to do away...

Original post made by Potomac Fever on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by C Parker, on May 22, 2013 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 3908 Views

MENLO PARK

Studio Red lobby a scene of destruction after car crashes through front window

Models that took "thousands of hours" to construct were destroyed, but product design and development company Studio Red...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by confounded, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 3906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge arrested for alleged DUI; D.A. reviewing case

A San Mateo County judge was arrested on U.S. 101 in Redwood City during Memorial Day Weekend on suspicion of driving...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 42 comments | 3905 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The perfect rootbeer float

Is Ladera the place to go for the best rootbeer floats? I'm a bit of rootbeer float snob, having spent a large portion...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Sandra Geenen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 3901 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Bay Model Railroad Association holds Christmas Show in Menlo Park

The West Bay Model Railroad Association has scheduled its 2006 Christmas Show for December 8 through December 10 at the former...

Original post made by Reporter on Nov. 14, 2006
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PORTOLA VALLEY

What does it mean to you to have Roberts market in Portola Valley?

In this week's Almanac, the lead story on page 5 broke the news that George Roberts, owner of Roberts Market & Liquors in...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by therese, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 10 comments | 3893 Views
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