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MENLO PARK

Judge inclined to let defamation lawsuit proceed

"If the tentative ruling stands, the San Mateo court would essentially be making new law," said Harmeet Dhillon, who is representing...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by , on Jan 29, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 949 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley also bans plastic bags at checkout

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed Jan. 23 to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use plastic...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret, on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1138 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley man pleads guilty to tax evasion

Portola Valley resident Christopher B. Berg pleaded guilty on Wednesday, Jan. 30, to charges by the U.S. Department of Justice...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by one percent, on Jan 31, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2453 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Wielding pepper spray in Portola Valley

Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Ladera. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by fap, on Feb 5, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Call out the band: Lou Matas turns 99

For years, he's crooned for others as a member of an itinerant singing group, and entertained celebratory crowds as part...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 5, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1998 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District MSR due from LAFCo

The last Municipal Service Review for Healthcare Districts was adopted by The San Mateo County Local Agency Formation Commission...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 12, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain delays continue after train hits truck

Caltrain is experiencing system-wide delays this afternoon after a train struck a tractor-trailer on the tracks in San Bruno....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Feb 11, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2254 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Parker resigns from Portola Valley school board

Scott Parker has announced his resignation from the Portola Valley School District board, which he has served on since 2009....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 2504 Views

WOODSIDE

Buck's in Woodside among targets of burglars

Of four burglaries reported late last week, two involved breaking and entering and two showed no obvious clues as to how...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by susan smythe, on Feb 13, 2013 at 3:57 am | 1 comment | 4632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Program

Mondays at 11:15 am at the Atherton Library. Combining singing, dancing, reading, and playing, Baby Bounce and Rhyme is a...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Atherton Library, on Feb 14, 2013 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 821 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Holiday Fund shines for 20th year

As they have for the last 20 years, residents of the Almanac's circulation area opened their hearts and their bank accounts...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2009 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park talk on 'Arab Spring'

"The Arab Spring and Its Aftermath" is the subject of a lecture by Ishmail Agayev at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Little House...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Very timely, on Feb 19, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 774 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. 19, 2013
Last comment by Money?, on Feb 19, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 1 comment | 1002 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Deputies pull young girls from burning home

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies rescued two young girls from a smoke-filled house in Moss Beach on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Well done, on Feb 19, 2013 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 850 Views

AROUND TOWN

County settles lawsuit alleging discrimination

In settling a lawsuit brought by six county citizens in 2011 -- three of Asian ethnicity and three of Latino -- the county...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 21, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: M-A fashion show

Menlo-Atherton's annual fashion show unfolds on Saturday, Feb. 23. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13113&e=y...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 922 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sen. Jerry Hill pitches bill to ensure funding for Caltrain electrification

As Caltrain prepares to embark on its long-stalled voyage toward electrification, Sen. Jerry Hill on Friday unveiled a bill...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 4211 Views

MENLO PARK

Trees defeat duplex in Menlo Park

A request to build a duplex on a 112-foot by 54-foot lot in Menlo Park kicked off a round of approvals and appeals, with...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Political Observer, on Feb 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1220 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Council Feb 2013 Regular Meeting

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL ATHERTON CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT FEB 20, 2013 REGULAR MEETING VIDEO BROADCAST The...

Original post made by APOA on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by APOA, on Feb 25, 2013 at 5:55 am | 1 comment | 834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist injured in crash near La Honda

A motorcyclist appears to have suffered minor injuries in a four-vehicle crash near La Honda late this morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Rob Worthington, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 988 Views
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