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AROUND TOWN

Judge: City erred in referring to prior allegations of lying when firing police officer

A judge has ruled that the city of Menlo Park should not have mentioned prior allegations of dishonesty on the job when it...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Don't count on it, on Jan 1, 2015 at 6:37 am | 8 comments | 3405 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Defense attorney accuses DA of retaliation in prosecution of deputy sheriff

San Mateo County Deputy Sheriff Juan Lopez was back in Superior Court in Redwood City on Feb. 13, but not about allegations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 14 comments | 3405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Road rage in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/28/police-calls-road-rage-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Careful, on Jul 29, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 3405 Views

MENLO PARK

Bad Judgment by Outgoing Mayor

I was invited to attend a reception in the city council chambers this evening to welcome in the new Mayor Rich Cline. I...

Original post made by Council Watcher on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by not betting, but..., on Dec 8, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 63 comments | 3403 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Founder of Patagonia Inc. to discuss environmental sustainability at Oct. 23 lecture

<b>This report is from Stanford University.</b> Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia Inc., will deliver the 2006-07...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3402 Views

MENLO PARK

Yet another developer taking the low road

In looking at the 10/24 agenda of the Menlo Park City Council found at: http://service.govdelivery.com/docs/CAMENLO/CAMENLO_35/CAMENLO_35_20061024_en.pdf Item...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Oct. 30, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3402 Views

WOODSIDE

Sunday: New open space preserve along Skyline Boulevard opens

Hikers, equestrians and mountain bikers looking for new outdoor spaces to enjoy may want to try the El Corte de Madera Creek...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 21, 2014 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 3402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Searsville Dam will stay for now; endangered fish to get more water

Stanford University released a 41-page report today outlining two plans that would address the future of Searsville Dam and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Andrew, on May 4, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 3401 Views

MENLO PARK

Theft of Campaign Signs

Open Letter to the Community A few year ago I had a campaign sign stolen from my front yard and it angered me tremendously....

Original post made by Michael Schwab on Oct. 16, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3400 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo plans to renew Team Sheeper pool contract

Team Sheeper will continue to operate the Burgess pool, and add the Belle Haven pool to its roster, under a revised contract...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:33 am | 55 comments | 3399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist injured in collision on Alpine Road

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 3398 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Unhappy with PUC handling of chloramine health issues

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: Thank you for the Dec. 27 article...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3397 Views

SPORTS

Directors of the Boards

The 7th Grade La Entrada Boys Basketball Team, coached by Tarny Perkins and Bill Barrett ended the Burgess School League...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Mar. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3395 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Huge tree limb lands on car

An Almanac reader submitted these photos of a huge oak tree limb that broke off and landed on a car parked near the gym at...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 3395 Views

SPORTS

AYSO players win area championship

For the second year in a row, the Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Region 109 boys-under-19 (BU19) team won the interregional 2A/2J...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Alice Hom, on Nov 21, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 3394 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley to weigh in on Stanford hospital project

Should there be a traffic light at Alpine Road at the Interstate 280 northbound off-ramp? It is one of several questions...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 3394 Views

SPORTS

Open CYSA Soccer Tryouts for Girls U14 in Fall

Alpine FC based in Portola Valley is holding an open CYSA soccer tryout for a Class One Girls U14 team in the fall. The team...

Original post made by Kimm Terpening on May. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3393 Views

MENLO PARK

Nostalgiac for that Neighborhood Feel

Written 5 years ago. A Neighborhood Loses its Soul There is an awkward stretch of about two blocks in West Menlo...

Original post made by Ray Billburn on Dec. 6, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside-Carlmont Robotics Team in Local Competition

The Woodside Carlmont High Schools Robotic Team won the “Delphi Driving Tomorrow's Technology Award" at the Davis Regional...

Original post made by Karen Rago on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Karen Rago, on Mar 17, 2007 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 3389 Views

MENLO PARK

"From the Land" at Flea St Cafe

Of the Land, a survey of assemblages by Bay Area artist WernerGlinka is on display at The Flea Street Café in Menlo Park...

Original post made by Werner Glinka on Oct. 13, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3388 Views
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