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AROUND TOWN

Avenidas senior center head to step down

Menlo Park resident Lisa Hendrickson, the president and CEO for the past 15 years of Avenidas, the Palo Alto senior-services...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on May 19, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1760 Views

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Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on May 21, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 2456 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State assembly candidates to meet in forum

Three candidates for the 24th State Assembly will meet in a forum Thursday, May 8, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palo Alto Council...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on May 21, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 422 Views

MENLO PARK

City moves to limit use of surveillance data

In a rare split for the current Menlo Park City Council, members voted 3-2 to take the first step toward enacting an ordinance...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 21, 2014 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1519 Views

MENLO PARK

Initiative re downtown and ECR

As stated previously in a letter, and in public comment last week, I feel there is a failure of our process in omitting public...

Original post made by Andy Cohen on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 21, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Circus Club suit alleges age discrimination

The former head of maintenance at the Menlo Circus Club who was fired last November is suing the Atherton club and its general...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sarah, on May 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Driver looks away briefly and crashes into pole

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Menlo Park and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/21/police-calls-driver-looks-away-briefly...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by straight talk, on May 22, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1750 Views

AROUND TOWN

World War II veteran receives long overdue medals

Veteran John Indergand fought and was injured, twice, in World War II, but he never received one of the medals he earned...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 24, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 3214 Views

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Review: "The Magic Flute"

There have been much more lavish (and expensive) productions of Mozart's most popular work, but Palo Alto's plucky West Bay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by johnt, on May 25, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1182 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Circus in Portola Valley

The circus team of Coventry & Kaluza will present music, clowning and circus skills (juggling, acrobatics and hula hoops)...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 27, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park residents set national cycling records

Two Menlo Park residents, masters athletes MaryAnn Levenson and Jim Turner, recently set three national cycling records at...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by John , on May 28, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Arrest made in tequila theft incident

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/28/police-calls-arrest-made-in-tequila-theft-incident...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on May 28, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park benefit raises $4M for Alzheimer's Association

"We blew the doors off," said Michaela "Mikey" Hoag of Atherton, after chairing the "Part the Cloud Gala" in Menlo Park recently...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 2248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jim Gallagher, journalist, transit official, dies at 83

Jim Gallagher, a longtime Peninsula journalist and transit official, died at his Redwood City home Thursday. For many years,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:22 am | 1 comment | 1260 Views

WOODSIDE

Voters approve $13.5 million bond measure for Woodside School

Voters in the Woodside Elementary School District approved a $13.5 million bond measure in Tuesday's election. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Heather McLeod Grant, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 1 comment | 1667 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election results

==I Links to local election results.== Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/06/03/election-results...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Shelly, on Jun 4, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

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San Carlos may allow school on it's Crestview park property

___The City of San Carlos is considering a land swap, of itís North Crestview site, with the San Carlos School District....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 9, 2014 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside stages 'Wizard of Oz'

For more than half a century, all Woodside School graduates have shared a culminating eighth-grade experience: They have...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by jennifer, on Jun 7, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 762 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Motorcyclist suffers major injuries on El Camino Real

A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with major injuries late Tuesday night (June 3) after he struck the rear of a car...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by KL, on Jun 9, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 653 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton parcel tax reduction unlikely

The Atherton City Council is poised to approve a full-rate parcel tax for the 2014-15 fiscal year at its regular meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Liars, on Jun 10, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 387 Views
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