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AROUND TOWN

Police: Burglars ransack East Palo Alto church

Less than a month before a scheduled 75th anniversary celebration and fundraiser to repair church grounds, burglars have...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Robert D., on Jul 24, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly race: Berman, Kasperzak off to fast starts

The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 24, 2015 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2316 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo renews contract for red-light cameras

City will add a fifth camera at Chilco and Bayfront Expressway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14530...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jenson, on Jul 23, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 13 comments | 3299 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Musicians strive for a connected world — no high-tech needed

We live in a connected world. Or so the sloganeers tell us. But what standard do we apply when we speak of our connection...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by pal, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major renovation planned for Avenidas senior center

The Avenidas senior center in Palo Alto unveiled plans recently for a modern, technologically advanced senior center that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Margaret, on Jul 23, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 1761 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Poll: Clinton trails top Republicans in battleground states

One of this site's posters continually and tauntingly asks "who can beat Hillary Clinton?" According to today's Quinnipiac...

Original post made by pogo on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 23, 2015 at 8:56 am | 4 comments | 541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A teacher wins presidential award for environmental education

Lance Powell, who teaches environmental chemistry and advanced-placement environmental science at Menlo-Atherton High School,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Jane D, on Jul 23, 2015 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 2968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury returns guilty verdict in Woodside burglary case

A jury has found Arizona resident Bradley Sullivan guilty of burglary and grand theft in the residential burglary of a Woodside...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Robert D., on Jul 23, 2015 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Actress portrays Julia Morgan at Menlo Park Library

Julia Morgan, one of the most famous architects of the 20th century, will be portrayed by performer Jill Jackson in a free...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by creekside, on Jul 23, 2015 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Hap Halloran, bombardier and POW

During World War II, Menlo Park resident Raymond "Hap" Halloran found himself on the giving and the receiving ends in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Ron Calub, on Jul 22, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 14 comments | 6654 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Does Woodside need yet another planner?

My wife and I moved to Woodside nine years ago when I retired as a land-use lawyer. I soon found myself in Woodside Town...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by Not quite, on Jul 21, 2015 at 10:32 pm | 21 comments | 2504 Views

MENLO PARK

Hearing on Menlo Park water rate increase

Menlo Park wants to change the way it charges for water, and the change would result in a nearly 30 percent increase for...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by Or better yet, on Jul 21, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 5 comments | 3028 Views

AROUND TOWN

SSFPD Involved in Public Meetingsā€¦Harbor District

South San Francisco Police Officers much more involved in Public Meeting than you would ever imagine. Recent San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 20, 2015 at 5:25 pm | 17 comments | 1069 Views

ATHERTON

Water use in June down dramatically for local communities

Water customers in Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton cut water use by 47 percent and more in June when measured against...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 20, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1986 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission meeting on Facebook development proposal

The Menlo Park Planning Commission tonight will consider a proposal by Facebook to develop its 58-acre third campus with...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Jul 19, 2015 at 9:33 pm | 13 comments | 4286 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Major remodel to close town library for several months

The Woodside Library will close Saturday, Aug. 1, for six to nine months for a major remodel. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/17/woodside-major-rem...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2015
Last comment by Parking nightmare coming, on Jul 18, 2015 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2075 Views

WOODSIDE

Recent home sales: Woodside home bought for $12K sells for $1.8 million

After being purchased for $12,000 in 1968, a Woodside home sells for more than $1.8 million. A lot can happen in 47 years....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 17, 2015 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 3129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cafe Zoe in Redwood City closes

Although Cafe Zoe, a hub of community in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, continues to keep its doors wide open, owner...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Edward Syrett, on Jul 17, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 3025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes crossing gate in Menlo Park

A southbound train struck a damaged crossing gate at Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park at about 5:50 p.m. today, causing damage...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 4566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be on the lookout for a telephone scam involving callers pretending...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by G.L. Stein, on Jul 15, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 2627 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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