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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 | 14902 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 | 2458 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 | 3101 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 | 2517 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 | 4154 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 | 3677 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 | 982 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 | 2222 Views

MENLO PARK

Middlefield and Fair Oaks lane both closed in Atherton

Traffic snarls in Atherton caused by the day-long expected closure of Fair Oaks Lane on Friday were worsen Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Dec 20, 2014 at 12:08 am | 4 comments | 2183 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's new mayor lays out his vision

New Atherton mayor Rick DeGolia's vision for the coming year includes a new civic center that creates all its own energy...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tricia, on Dec 19, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 1534 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic Lights Out in Menlo

We drove through three intersections with the traffic lights out this afternoon. How many are out? Is this related to the...

Original post made by Hmmm on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 19, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs plans to buy sites for new high schools

The Sequoia Union High School District has entered into contracts to spend up to $12.7 million for two Peninsula properties...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Boardermom, on Dec 19, 2014 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 1698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking back: Vast photo collection documents San Mateo County life over several decades

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/12/17/looking-back-vast-photo-collection-documents-san-mateo-coun...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Hulya Koc, on Dec 18, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 258 Views

MENLO PARK

Starvation Wages

Could someone tell me why the City of Menlo Park continues to pay starvation wages to its entry level employees? Job postings...

Original post made by Survivor on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Only a matter of time, on Dec 18, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 234 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vast photo collection documents San Mateo County life over several decades

Retired commercial and news photographer Norton Pearl has donated a lifetime's worth of negatives representing his professional...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 18, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 2371 Views

ATHERTON

Train strikes car in Atherton

A southbound Caltrain struck a on the train tracks at Fair Oak Avenue in Atherton at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16. The...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Big Enos, on Dec 17, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 9 comments | 4458 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Changes to Menlo Park's heritage tree ordinance discussed

Improving replacement tree planting and survival rates, and better protecting the city's heritage trees, are three of the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 17, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

MENLO PARK

Four men rob Menlo Park market at gunpoint

A cashier was beaten and another robbed at gunpoint after four men entered the El Rancho Market around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 17, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 3628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate for sheriff in June election arrested in Alameda County last night

Juan Lopez, a deputy in the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and a candidate for sheriff in the June 2014 election, was...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 17, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 52 comments | 5597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Laundry room bandit strikes at apartments

A laundry room bandit or bandits swarmed through Menlo Park recently, hitting coin-operated laundry machines in apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2191 Views
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