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MENLO PARK

Election turnout only 25 percent

Only 25 percent of registered voters in San Mateo County cast ballots in the Nov. 5 election, according to county Elections...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jim Turner, on Nov 14, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 8210 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 | 8187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Son testifies in Woodside murder trial

The son of a Woodside man who is charged with killing his wife in April 2010 testified Tuesday that his mother had been depressed...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 3, 2013 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 8186 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Emergency training drill in Redwood City

To prepare for a train-related emergency, Caltrain and SamTrans, along with local public safety agencies, will conduct an...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jim , on Nov 1, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 8173 Views

MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by One possibility, on Jan 6, 2010 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 8171 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School Facilities Bond Open House Dates

A note from Dr. Polito copied verbatim from the Woodside School Website: "Facilities Bond As I mentioned in my message...

Original post made by Alfred Woodsider on Aug. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 8164 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney: No charge in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by what de ...., on Jan 26, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 23 comments | 8162 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Generator, paint sprayers missing from Atherton construction site

Crime reports from Atherton, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13770...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by construction news, on Jun 6, 2013 at 2:29 am | 1 comment | 8155 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bank robbed

A woman walked into the U.S. Bank in Menlo Park on Friday afternoon and, after handing the teller a note demanding money,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 8151 Views

MENLO PARK

City to oppose pension-initiative lawsuit

Menlo Park's city attorney will file an opposing argument to the legal challenge by two public employee unions of the citizen-driven...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Blue Collar Public Worker, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 121 comments | 8132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Mar 6, 2014 at 6:36 pm | 25 comments | 8102 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Artificial grass on town agenda

The Portola Valley Planning Commission could make a decision Wednesday, March 6, on a proposal by the Woodside Priory School...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on Mar 12, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 8074 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park residents advised to shelter in place due to fire

Menlo Park police advised residents this afternoon to shelter in place with windows closed if they smell smoke or see a smoke...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by yo yo, on Nov 10, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 8051 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Little League structure too big for the park?

When Atherton voters approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only park, many believed...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by mighty casey, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 49 comments | 8026 Views

MENLO PARK

State: Insufficient evidence in Sutton discrimination case

Former city gymnastics instructor Michelle Sutton received notice in December from the California Department of Fair Employment...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Almanac Fan, on Jan 9, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 5 comments | 7927 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wednesday in Menlo Park: Kelley brothers at Kepler's

The whirlwind that is Tom Kelley was heading to San Francisco International Airport for "the ninth city in 10 days" on Oct....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Quimby, on Nov 6, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 7888 Views

MENLO PARK

Pieces of the Park sold off as old theater prepped for final curtain

They may not ever see their names on a movie house marquee, but many of the shoppers at the Park Theatre pre-demolition sale...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by gavino, on Nov 5, 2013 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 7868 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to outsource two departments

The town of Atherton is preparing to outsource its entire building and public works departments, handing 13 of 16 non-management...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 129 comments | 7865 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Arbitrage'

The "having it all" lifestyle of the CEO played by Richard Gere in "Arbitrage" may not be very relatable, but his nightmare...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Sep 19, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 7855 Views

MOVIES

M-A boys honored by USTA NorCal tennis circuit

Local roundup: The Menlo-Atherton boys' tennis team was well-represented at the USTA Northern California Junior Recognition...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by loubna, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 am | 1 comment | 7842 Views
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