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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 | 1313 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 | 1697 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 | 1596 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 | 2543 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 | 1825 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 | 1337 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 | 1812 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 | 1393 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 | 1571 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 | 1389 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 | 1132 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 | 2171 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Talk on next quake in Bay Area

Tom Brocher, director of the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Science Center, will give a talk Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Oct 3, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Two pedestrians seriously injured crossing El Camino

Atherton Mayor Bill Widmer has sent a strongly worded message to Caltrans demanding that improved safety measures be put...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Monique, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 2330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Deputy shoots man along Caltrain tracks

A man was shot by a San Mateo County sheriff's deputy Wednesday following a confrontation on railroad tracks in San Jose,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 1900 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Time running out for ancient oak

It continues to shade the home team dugout at Portola Valley's Ford Field baseball diamond, that solitary old oak with its...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Dibs!, on Oct 4, 2012 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Officials are controlling the new jail argument and won't even consider any recommendations made by experts.

San Mateo County Officials are controlling the new jail argument and won't even consider any recommendations made by experts....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2239 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside: Two injured in I-280 crash

All southbound lanes of Interstate 280 were reopened this morning following a solo-vehicle crash near the Woodside...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by concerned, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green light for red-light camera reforms

Goodbye, snitch tickets. The latest version of State Sen. Joe Simitian's red-light camera reform bill has been signed into...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 2184 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park releases housing plan update

The draft supports legalizing second units, otherwise known as "granny units," and identifying appropriate locations for...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by jANET, on Oct 5, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2123 Views
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