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MENLO PARK

A page from our history

Menlo Park's first City Hall, seen in this undated photo, was a single building located at 1036 Doyle St., between Santa...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 28, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 1654 Views

MENLO PARK

Officers back at work before shooting review is finished

Although the district attorney's review of the Nov. 11 fatal shooting of a burglary suspect is not yet complete, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Dec 28, 2014 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 458 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves new police contract

With little comment, the Menlo Park City Council voted 4-1 on Dec. 16 to approve a new employment contract with the Police...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by tired of same old same old, on Dec 27, 2014 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunny skies forecast for weeken

Skies will be sunny today with highs in the upper 50s and north winds of 10 to 15 mph. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2014/12/26/sunny-skies-forecast-for-...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Dec 26, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Man flees bank empty-handed after robbery attempt

A man wearing a leopard-print hat tried to rob the Chase bank at 2977 Woodside Road in Woodside on Friday, Dec. 20, but fled...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 2196 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: No overnight parking enforcement through Jan. 4

Guests driving in from out of town to celebrate the holidays? They now have a place to park overnight without fear of tickets,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by k, on Dec 25, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 5 comments | 2218 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer loses new job before he has a chance to take it

The Rancho Palos Verdes City Council on Monday night, Dec. 22, voted 4-1 to rescind the offer it had made to hire Atherton...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Interesting..., on Dec 25, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 7 comments | 4497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Horse-drawn carriages make annual holiday trek through Woodside

On Dec. 21 the Peninsula Carriage Driving Club continued a 20-year tradition by staging a holiday drive through Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by PV Resident, on Dec 24, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 2054 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police seek man who followed 13-year-old girl

A 13-year-old girl out jogging in Atherton was followed by a white man in a dark gray Toyota Prius for about 40 minutes on...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 24, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2282 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Chimney fire knocked down in 20 minutes

Firefighters called to a home at 5 Cherokee Court in Portola Valley on Sunday (Dec. 21) arrived at about 1:53 p.m. to see...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1684 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer and Rancho Palos Verdes issue

Take a look at one of the local papers for Rancho Palos Verdes for more info on the City Manager issue with Mr Widmer. http://www.dailybreeze.com According...

Original post made by whatever on Dec. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 259 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Attorney general issues alert for mobile app location services

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has issued a consumer alert about geographical location services used by mobile...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 23, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 3057 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Permanent solution needed for noisy planes

Surely there is a way for the Federal Aviation Administration to address the sea-change in noise impact caused by a small...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 23, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 81 comments | 14827 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park officers involved in fatal shooting back at work before review is completed

Although the district attorney's review of the Nov. 11 fatal shooting of a burglary suspect is not yet complete, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by Pro Forma, on Dec 23, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 8 comments | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Tokyo Subway to close Wednesday

Tokyo Subway, a three decades-long Japanese staple in downtown Menlo Park, is closing Wednesday, Dec. 24. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gertrude, on Dec 23, 2014 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 3081 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woman found under bridge was daughter of former Portola Valley mayor; service Feb. 20

A memorial service for Megan Mitchell, 34, the daughter of former Portola Valley mayor Kent Mitchell and Jo Ann Mitchell,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Frances, on Dec 23, 2014 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 2511 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman Bill Widmer is new city manager in Rancho Palos Verdes

Bill Widmer, who on Nov. 4 was elected to his second term on the Atherton City Council, has been named the new city manager...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Interesting..., on Dec 22, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 34 comments | 4131 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Security camera helps capture alleged package thief

A few days after a security camera captured the theft of a package from the doorstep of a home in the Willows neighborhood,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 22, 2014 at 7:51 pm | 15 comments | 3664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Complex Searsville Dam issue being addressed

I read with interest the Viewpoint piece by Dr. Walter Bortz in the Nov. 26 issue of the Almanac ("Searsville Dam should...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 21, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 972 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton couple celebrate 70th anniversary

On Dec. 22, 1944, a young man named Joe Cotton asked Rema Nelson to marry him. Recently returned to the states from being...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by Amy Renalds, on Dec 21, 2014 at 7:54 am | 2 comments | 2209 Views
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