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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Why the secrecy in Menlo Park?

Recent requests by the Almanac for information about police department matters have produced some troubling responses from...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Response, on Feb 16, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 16 comments | 1737 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park silent on extent of gymnastics program review

Although Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre released a letter to the community saying he had reviewed to his satisfaction...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by gym, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 16 comments | 4496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: $92,000 in purses missing from home

Atherton police called it grand theft in the April 5 log entry -- and it is definitely grand -- but they say they're investigating...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:55 am | 16 comments | 13088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uncounted ballots found from November election

San Mateo County election officials said Thursday that 65 uncounted provisional ballots from November's election were...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by provo man, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 16 comments | 1531 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park staff responds to commissioner's resignation

Former Transportation Commissioner Charlie Bourne, who resigned after nearly six years of service, and Menlo Park city staff...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 31, 2013 at 8:09 am | 16 comments | 9449 Views

MENLO PARK

Peninsula residents laud Prop 8 ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling dismissing the Proposition 8 appeal and likely making way for same-sex weddings...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Moderate Republican, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 16 comments | 3915 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Looking to define 'local produce'

I am seeking some clarification of the purpose of the Farmers' Market that I visited June 20 in Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 16 comments | 3232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 23, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 16 comments | 7493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter leaps into Menlo Park fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:32 am | 16 comments | 7891 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:56 am | 16 comments | 7902 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Another huge project beckons in Menlo Park

Just as some Menlo Park City Council members were surprised when Stanford sought approval to develop its entire 8-acre holding...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 20, 2013 at 8:27 pm | 16 comments | 9885 Views

WOODSIDE

Feb. 10-11: Big changes ahead at Woodside, M-A high schools

The Sequoia Union High School District will host community meetings at Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 16 comments | 7258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hinshaw selected for Menlo school board

Scott Hinshaw, co-president of the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation and an investment banker, was unanimously selected...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 15, 2014 at 5:48 pm | 16 comments | 3857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Neighbors irate and fearful over cut-through traffic

Motorists tend to find paths of least resistance, those combinations of streets and intersections that make for the most...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by X-rez, on Mar 24, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 16 comments | 36265 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district sued over student injured by piano on playground

In the land of earthquakes, even IKEA has kits to bolt heavy indoor furniture to the walls just in case. Turns out, securing...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD Teacher, on Apr 15, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 16 comments | 7936 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New driveway coming to Louise Street

It turns out that life on Menlo Park's Louise Street as the residents know it may survive the addition of one more driveway...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 15, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 16 comments | 4724 Views

ATHERTON

Man killed by train in Atherton

A Walnut Creek man, 33, was struck and killed by a train at Watkins Avenue in Atherton around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by DRose, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 4569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Cline, Combs pull papers for council race

Two people so far have pulled papers to potentially run for the Menlo Park City Council this year: incumbent Rich Cline and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gimme A Break, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 16 comments | 2152 Views

MENLO PARK

Motorcycle officers to blanket Menlo Park and East Palo Alto

It's been 28 days. Time for another daylong blanketing of Menlo Park, and East Palo Alto this time, by motorcycle patrol...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:30 am | 16 comments | 4022 Views

MENLO PARK

Council approves Amendments to Specific Plan 10-29-2014

The MP council approved some amendments to the specific plan. Obviously planned as a meeting just before the election to...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2014 at 8:28 am | 16 comments | 503 Views
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