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AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Theater owner offers his view on projects

As the owner of the Park Theater property, I think it is important to share my thoughts about the current proposals to reuse...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by old guy, on Nov 7, 2007 at 12:24 pm | 7 comments | 3036 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ex-official seeks $1 million from town

John Johns, Atherton's former finance director, is seeking $1 million in damages from the town for "malicious prosecution." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by michael stogner, on Oct 17, 2008 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 3036 Views

MENLO PARK

Lost Black Tibetan Terrier

$2000 Reward. 9 y/o male, 25 lbs. Lost Saturday, 12/16. Last seen in Sharon Heights area of Menlo Park. Name is Cookie Monster....

Original post made by Dog owner on Dec. 27, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3035 Views

SPORTS

Local boys named to PAL all-league golf team

The Peninsula Athletic League has announced their Bay Division All-League Boys 2007 Golf Team, which includes local residents...

Original post made by Team rep on Jun. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3035 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town Council ran afoul of open-meeting law, CNPA attorney says

<B>Editor"s note:</B> In an earlier version of this story, the Almanac incorrectly reported that former councilman Richard...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 3035 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park Presbyterian Church holds walk to raise funds for clean water projects

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church hosts a one-mile walk through Menlo Park on Saturday, July 13, to raise funds for clean...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 3034 Views

MENLO PARK

What's Cooking: Spice Hut Bistro spiffs up decor, expands space and menu

Just in time for its first anniversary in Menlo Park, the Spice Hut Bistro has shifted its dining room to the southern end...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Connie, on Mar 3, 2008 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 3033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 3033 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton attorney: Lewis house not legally compliant, but no action needed

The word is in from Atherton's town attorney: The size of Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis' house exceeds the town's zoning ordinance...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by jaded, on Jun 20, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 32 comments | 3032 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Skateboard ramp gets green light

Skateboarders will have a new place to do their thing, possibly as soon as April, when a new ramp gets installed on the all-sports...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 3032 Views

MENLO PARK

A vote against new commissioner

This letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: I missed the recent appointment...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Mar 13, 2007 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 3031 Views

SPORTS

M-A Little League Game of Week - Goetz 3, Brix 1

M-A Little Leauge Game of the Week - Goetz Brothers 3, Brix 1 Goetz Brothers continues to play like a Majors division...

Original post made by Team Parent on Apr. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burnetts won't face charges for underage drinking

Two parents won't be prosecuted for alleged underage drinking at a party held in their Menlo Park home on Nov. 25, the San...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 24, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 33 comments | 3030 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on May 21, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 3030 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Not in my Menlo Park

The more I read, the more I see the pejorative term "NIMBY," short for "Not In My Back Yard." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4684...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by also exhausted, on Aug 12, 2007 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 3028 Views

WOODSIDE

Election 2007: Uncontested election for Woodside council seats?

Unless a brave soul with a well-developed sense of civic duty steps forward this week, it appears Woodside may have an uncontested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 15, 2007 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 3026 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man commits suicide in Baylands

A Menlo Park man in his late 70s shot and killed himself Friday afternoon in a parking lot of Palo Alto's Baylands Nature...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jane, on May 26, 2008 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 3026 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Licensing? Mandatory rear-view mirrors? Some bike safety ideas

Editor: I have asked various bike riders for their views on certain safety issues. Let me begin with the questions: Q....

Original post made by Bruce Campbell on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by RightFacts, on Aug 23, 2007 at 8:49 pm | 5 comments | 3025 Views

WOODSIDE

News briefs: Accident leads to drunken driving charge

Lucas Michael Yancey, 20, of Woodside has been charged with felony drunken driving after a Nov. 26 accident on Miramontes...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 10, 2007 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 3025 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by The plot thickens, on Apr 25, 2014 at 6:22 am | 5 comments | 3025 Views
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