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AROUND TOWN

Former child psychiatrist sentenced to eight years in prison for molesting boys

A former San Mateo psychiatrist did not flinch when a San Mateo Superior Court judge sentenced him Monday (Aug. 26) to eight...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 30, 2013 at 7:10 am | 6 comments | 2931 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Report probes allegations, but makes no findings against ex-building chief

An investigator probed allegations that Mike Hood, Atherton's former building official, undermined town rules, accepted gifts...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by kate, on Dec 17, 2007 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 2929 Views

MENLO PARK

Council receptive to anonymous gym donation

All Menlo Park City Council members said that an anonymous would-be donor's offer to build a new Burgess Gym is worth a...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 23 comments | 2928 Views

MENLO PARK

Buffet to Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 2928 Views

WOODSIDE

Rehab facility near Woodside wins commission's OK

The San Mateo County Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Heather, on Mar 25, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 2928 Views

MENLO PARK

What did you think of the downtown block party?

The Menlo Park block party held on Santa Cruz Avenue on Aug. 1 seemed to go over well with businesses and residents. Is...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Jeremy Gundel, on Aug 6, 2007 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 2926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview boy competes in state geography bee

Kurt Kessler of Atherton, an eighth-grader at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, has qualified to represent the school...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2925 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild restaurant to close; future of historic complex uncertain

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=264 How about yet another high-density housing project, a la our previous...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by PAA Member, on Mar 25, 2007 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 2924 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Worker killed, another injured when driver veers off U.S. 101

A highway worker was killed and another injured when a driver veered off U.S. 101 in Redwood City on Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Crystal Sanchez, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:22 am | 8 comments | 2924 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Andy Cohen reflects on year as mayor

It's been a month since Heyward Robinson took over for Andy Cohen as Menlo Park's mayor, but Mr. Cohen hasn't found himself...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Gaelstrom, on Jan 15, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 40 comments | 2923 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Burglars hit Dish parking lot again

Burglars got away with personal items and cash valued at $7,100 in a series of auto burglaries on Friday and Sunday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 12 comments | 2923 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. 2922 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Covering the community for 40 years

Marion Softky has kept Almanac readers informed about interesting people, environmental issues, and local government for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marion Softky, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need players for 14U girls softball Fallball SPIN

Hi Our 14UsSoftball team needs a couple more players for Fall ball - its a super fun team and this Fall we're going to be...

Original post made by Casey on Sep. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2922 Views

FICTION

More than 5,000 marijuana plants eradicated

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 9, 2011 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 2921 Views

SPORTS

Draeger's is Alpine Minor League champion

<I>Report by Kirt Thomson, Draeger's coach.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4662...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by ryan klapper, on Jun 2, 2010 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 2920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve transfer of small area to Menlo Park school district

Residents of 25 townhouses at 600 Willow Road in Menlo Park will be able to send their children to Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 20, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 16 comments | 2920 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans sprays herbicides along Highway 84

Residents of rural San Mateo County who oppose the roadside spraying of herbicides to control weeds were upset to find out...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Signage, on Jun 18, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 11 comments | 2919 Views

MENLO PARK

Seven Wonders of Menlo Park, and more....

Efforts are currently underway to provide a delightful, fun-filled day to view Menlo Park in a very special way. It is tentatively...

Original post made by Tour Guide on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Tour Guide, on Nov 21, 2007 at 7:40 pm | 12 comments | 2918 Views

ATHERTON

My Criminal Complaint Against Atherton Appointed and Elected Officials

I received confirmation from the District Attorney that my criminal complaint over public corruption within Atherton is being...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Thankful one, on May 1, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 26 comments | 2918 Views
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