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MENLO PARK

Stolen bikes dominate Menlo Park theft reports

Police calls from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12053&e=y posted...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shelly, on Sep 19, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1573 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Arbitrage'

The "having it all" lifestyle of the CEO played by Richard Gere in "Arbitrage" may not be very relatable, but his nightmare...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Sep 19, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 7916 Views

MENLO PARK

Styrofoam gone on Nov. 1

That might be an exaggeration, but the Menlo Park City Council did pass an ordinance banning the use of polystyrene containers...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1515 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Slain activist Dave Lewis is celebrated

Supporters of a program that helps parolees transition back into their communities held a celebration Wednesday honoring...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bob Cancilla, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

MENLO PARK

MP Mongolian BBQ opens in Menlo Park

El Camino Real has a new tenant: MP Mongolian BBQ has opened its doors in the spot formerly home to Deeelish in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by B. Lopez, on Sep 21, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

ATHERTON

[Video] Atherton Council Sep 19 2012

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL ATHERTON CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT SEP 19 2012 REGULAR MEETING VIDEO BROADCAST The...

Original post made by APOA on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Sep 24, 2012 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 928 Views

OTHER TOPICS

News briefs: Menlo Park woman surprises stranger in her home

The last thing anyone wants to stumble upon in their home is a stranger. That was, however, the sight greeting a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Lisa Lovazzano, on Sep 24, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College runs wild in win over La Verne

Now that its offense seems in sync, the No. 25 Menlo College football team may want to rethink its upcoming scheduled bye....

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1724 Views

MENLO PARK

Police Calls: $23,000 in burglary, theft losses

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12103&e=y...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Annabelle, on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley Town Council and planning commissioners to meet over 'meadow preserve'

The long conversation will continue for a few months more in official and unofficial circles of Portola Valley as to whether...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anaughtymuse, on Sep 27, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1703 Views

MENLO PARK

Another woman reports she was sexually assaulted

A woman reported being sexually assaulted while jogging through El Palo Alto Park in Palo Alto early Wednesday morning, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Darryl, on Sep 28, 2012 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service Sunday for John R. Johnson

A memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, for John R. Johnson, who ran the Palo Alto Medical Foundation for more...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 28, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2549 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Avoid state mandates; become a charter city

An inspiring example of the power of local involvement took place at the Menlo Park Steering Committee meeting on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by W. Dito, on Sep 28, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 1827 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Corrections in Portola Valley story

In the Sept. 19 issue, the Almanac reported on plans by the town of Portola Valley to purchase a property at 900 Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by pvresident, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Search for missing fishermen continues

A search for two missing San Francisco fishermen is continuing Monday (Oct. 1) in the waters off of the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cory, on Oct 1, 2012 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 1819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train breaks down in Menlo Park

Caltrain southbound train No. 258 broke down in Menlo Park around 4:20 p.m. Monday, blocking traffic on Ravenswood Avenue,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by electrifcation, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stranger than fiction: Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Catherine McMillan, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1578 Views

OTHER TOPICS

League of Women Voters provide election info and video links on their website

Go to SmartVoter.org and check out the ballot measures and candidates for the November election. Notable videos include...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local's film shows local sights

Menlo-Atherton High School and Burgess skate park are featured in a short film by Zachary Clarence (Menlo-Atherton, 2010),...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Margo McAuliffe, on Oct 3, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1143 Views

SPORTS

Tony Reyes killed on freeway

A 38-year-old San Bruno man was killed after he exited his crashed vehicle, walked onto a northbound lane of U.S. 101 near...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pedro O Flores, on Oct 3, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 2178 Views
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