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Will Lanza/Fry clean up their own mess on new downtown fire station

At last week's Fire Board meeting Fry declared (at 8:10 on tape 1) that “ I will do everything I can to support the replacement...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 614 Views


Questions for Lanza/Fry/Save Menlo

Now that their initiative will be on the November ballot will Lanza/Fry/Save Menlo finally start answering questions about...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 938 Views


Readers' Choice 2014 winners announced

Almanac readers name their favorite restaurants, shops, services and places to have fun in the Readers' Choice 2014 reader...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Harold Fine, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 3960 Views


Menlo Park city hall remodel still on hold

Frustrations arose at a recent Menlo Park City Council meeting over plans to renovate city hall. The council and the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by old timer, on Aug 2, 2014 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 1466 Views


PHS offers $1,000 reward in shooting of dog in Menlo Park

The Peninsula Humane Society is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2269 Views


Trio allegedly robs, attacks man on bicycle in East Palo Alto

Three East Palo Alto males, two adults and one juvenile, were arrested Thursday after they allegedly attacked and robbed...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gina, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 7252 Views


Menlo Park: Tom Wing & Sons closing at end of September

After seven years in Menlo Park and more than 40 years in business, Tom Wing & Sons is closing its Menlo Park store and...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by The Old Sage, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 4551 Views


Editorial: Bills would help curb growing crisis over antibiotics

Good news hails from Sacramento in the form of two bills successfully sponsored by Sen. Jerry Hill. Both are important first...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Fernando, on Aug 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 2615 Views


Measure M - No EIR, No public hearings, No traffic study

Voters need to know that there was NO EIR done on Measure M, there were NO public hearings and NO traffic study. And the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 551 Views


Pair arrested for allegedly stealing mail in Menlo Park, Woodside and other cities

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 25, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 2119 Views


Wednesday morning - How to move Menlo Park forward

Whatever the outcome of today's election there needs to be a commitment by all concerned to moving forward. I suggest: 1...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 4, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 606 Views


PetSmart employee, boyfriend sentenced to 29 years in prison

A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend were sentenced to a total of 29 years in prison Thursday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 10, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 2785 Views


DA sheds more light on sheriff employees' arrests

Prosecutors will seek to revoke bail this morning (Nov. 20) for a Hells Angels member accused of conspiring with sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2500 Views


John Johns pursues lawsuit against Atherton

John Johns, Atherton's former finance director, is pursuing the $500,000 wrongful termination lawsuit against the town that...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 5, 2014 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 1145 Views


Atherton police: Beware 'plumbers' at the door

A pair of men posing as plumbers talked their way into two Atherton homes on Monday, Dec. 15, stealing money and jewelry...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Dec 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 4032 Views


Horse-drawn carriages make annual holiday trek through Woodside

On Dec. 21 the Peninsula Carriage Driving Club continued a 20-year tradition by staging a holiday drive through Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by PV Resident, on Dec 24, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 3894 Views


New Books Preview at the Library

Join library staff as we highlight great new books: intriguing new 2015 releases and hidden gems from 2014, both fiction...

Original post made by Mara Cota on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Mara Cota, Librarian, on Jan 6, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 839 Views


Reubens and brews

Menlo Park's Refuge specializes in an unlikely but tasty duo: pastrami and Belgian beer. The vibrant night spot is a welcome...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 26, 2015 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2265 Views


Menlo Park police propose changes to body-worn camera policy

After the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect by three Menlo Park officers in November went unrecorded by their body-worn...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by curiosities finally answered, on Jan 27, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 3011 Views


Mandarin immersion backers respond to county analysis of proposed charter school

Representatives of the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School have responded to the County Office of Education's analysis...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by ken, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 3173 Views
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