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MENLO PARK

West Menlo Park: Suspect sought in robbery of Country Corner store

Sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery Friday night of the Country Corner market at 3207 Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 2513 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside seeks opinions of how it reviews residential projects

The Woodside Town Council gave a green light to the draft of a survey intended to determine opinions of property owners and/or...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 9, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 724 Views

SPORTS

Big dreams for summer baseball

David Klein, a graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School, is trying to make amateur summer baseball a Menlo Park institution....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Paly George, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 2727 Views

MENLO PARK

Rapid growth in Menlo Park school enrollment

Student enrollment is climbing dramatically in the Menlo Park City School District, and if the trend keeps up, the only...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by west sider, on Sep 18, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 1494 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Vote no on county Measure U

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10333 posted Wednesday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside councilman Tom Shanahan ready to ask 'Why?'

The Woodside Town Council is a skeptical crew, but with the election in November of investment banker and former private-sector...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Patricia, on Dec 12, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 2689 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford 'rethinking some parts' of Arrillaga project on El Camino

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 1376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carl Djerassi, 'Father of the Pill,' dies at 91

Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control pill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 3532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sue Burns, part owner of SF Giants, dies of cancer

Atherton resident Sue Burns, the senior general partner of the San Francisco Giants baseball team, died of cancer at age...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cathy Oyster, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 2249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Algae clogs Menlo Park water lines

California Water customers in Menlo Park may have been wondering what's up their pipes after experiencing low water pressure...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by fruits, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 1988 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Building a new Town Center

Atherton is recruiting up to nine residents to sit on an advisory committee that will lead the effort to build a new hub...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man, 19, injured in Menlo Park drive-by shooting

A 19-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting Saturday afternoon in Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www2.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13484...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 21, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1708 Views

MENLO PARK

Election turnout only 25 percent

Only 25 percent of registered voters in San Mateo County cast ballots in the Nov. 5 election, according to county Elections...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jim Turner, on Nov 14, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 10303 Views

MENLO PARK

Growing up with Ty Cobb

About 10 years ago Herschel Cobb and his daughter Madelyn were looking at a photo of her as a young child. Suddenly, she...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Marian Lones Jacoby, on Mar 23, 2015 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 4230 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on handling a mountain lion encounter

Mountain lion sightings are not uncommon on the Midpeninsula. Local officials are reminding residents of the best way to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 1922 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents create their own library survey

Atherton residents, whose request to the City Council to survey the town about the location of a new library was not approved,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Pat Cooksey , on Nov 6, 2011 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1488 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Former Portola Valley superintendent faces jail time, even with restitution

Former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty is still likely to serve jail time even if he avoids state prison...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Some Things Never Change, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 7719 Views

ATHERTON

Painting valued at more than $100,000 reported missing from Atherton home

A painting valued at more than $100,000 by noted Filipino portraitist and landscape painter Fernando Amorsolo is missing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Radioclassics Fan, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Public hearing on proposed increases in bus fares

A public hearing on proposed changes in SamTrans bus fares is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the SamTrans headquarters...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Nonsense, on Oct 7, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 818 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Burt Brent creates ears and animals

Anyone who has taken children &#8212; or been a child &#8212; at the San Francisco Zoo lately has likely delighted in watching...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ina, on Mar 17, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 3223 Views
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