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AROUND TOWN

Great Frame Up replaces Book Rack in Menlo Park

Decades after first spotting an ideal spot for a store, Marcy Magatelli, owner of the Great Frame Up, finally gets to move...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stu, on May 18, 2011 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1443 Views

ATHERTON

Court grants temporary order halting layoffs

San Mateo County Superior Court granted a temporary restraining order Friday (July 15), blocking the layoff of Atherton town...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jimmy Hoffa, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 11 comments | 3222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car hits girl walking bike across street and flees

A14-year-old girl walking her bike across the street in a crosswalk had a too-close-for-comfort encounter with a car that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 1238 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park author's work in anthology benefiting refugees

Jeanne DuPrau of Menlo Park is one of 18 well-known authors whose work appears in "What You Wish For," a new collection of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lorraine K, on Nov 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1332 Views

ATHERTON

Armed man invades Atherton home

A man armed with a gun and a knife got away with some $322,000 in jewelry and watches after invading an occupied house in...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 9 comments | 1808 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Arrest warrant issued for car arson suspect

There's a new twist in the case of a 2006 blue Dodge Durango SUV found unoccupied and burning on the evening of May 3, 2011,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by , on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:47 am | -1 comments | 1746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Palo personal trainer arrested in huge drug bust

A 46-year-old Palo Alto man who is a personal trainer in Menlo Park was arrested Thursday morning in connection with the...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by poster , on Jun 9, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect in armed robberies arrested after all-day standoff

A suspect in five armed robberies in the Redwood City area was arrested Thursday night after a day-long standoff with police...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Aug 19, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 6 comments | 1718 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: volunteers sought for commission seats

The Portola Valley Town Council is seeking volunteers with a serious and sustained interest in the town's residential character...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sunshine, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bohannon making "good faith effort" to develop Menlo Gateway

It's the time of year when some list-checking is going on, and the Menlo Park Planning Commission is no exception -- on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Almanac Watcher, on Dec 22, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 10 comments | 2150 Views

MENLO PARK

Glenwood hotel wins Menlo Park Planning Commission recommendation

"What is it that's of value here?" asked Menlo Park Planning Commissioner John Kadvany during a review of a proposed hotel...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:04 am | 13 comments | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Fired gymnastics instructor says she's filed complaint with state

The public doesn't know the results or how much it cost, but it now knows that on April 29, Menlo Park got the final report...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on May 8, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights lawyers scrutinize school district

In a bid to start a conversation on addressing poor academic performance among students from the Ravenswood City School District...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 22 comments | 44504 Views

MENLO PARK

Committee recommends splitting Menlo Park in county redistricting move

Menlo Park would be split into two San Mateo County supervisorial districts under all three possible redistricting maps an...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 1926 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?

Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by what was discussed, on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 23 comments | 12038 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Passenger seat stolen from car in Woodside

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/08/police-calls-passenger-seat-st...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 8, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 3092 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton pedestrian struck by car dies of injuries

Atherton resident Shahriar Rahimzadeh, 32, died at about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Stanford Hospital of injuries sustained...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 126 comments | 15988 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Searsville Dam should go

Last night I had the opportunity to check out the important new documentary film "Dam Nation," which has already won honors...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 986 Views

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 | 1512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents ask for new charter school to serve East Palo Alto and Belle Haven

A leading charter school organization said Monday it would seek to open a new elementary school in East Palo Alto in the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly contributing writer, on Oct 28, 2015 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 2295 Views
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