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Sheriff's Office warns public of telephone scam

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of scammers who ask for money due to a failed appearance for...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 2235 Views

SPORTS

Montgomery calls it a career as a head hoops coach

Former Stanford head coach and longtime Menlo Park resident Mike Montgomery, one of college basketball's all-time winningest...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1363 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Housing plan update, animal shelter on Menlo Park council agenda

April kicks off with a busy start for the Menlo Park City Council, with homeless shelters, animal shelters and Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by MaryAnn Saunders, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Golf course water well still a bad idea

In the midst of a debilitating drought and just two years after Menlo Park's Environmental Quality Commission turned thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Council open to subdivision on Moore Road

There is one parcel on Moore Road east of Interstate 280 in Woodside that is significantly larger than its neighbors. It...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by bengt henriksen, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 3068 Views

MENLO PARK

The ongoing flooding problem at intersection of Middle and University

For many years now whenever there is a moderate or heavier rainfall the northwest corner of Middle and University has had...

Original post made by whatever on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Apr 2, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 379 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park search and rescue team deploys to Alaska

With Washington state's search and rescue teams busy with the aftermath of a deadly mudslide, a large-scale disaster exercise...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Proud Menlo Park Resident, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1985 Views

SPORTS

2014 Central Coast Section track and field leaders

==B Boys== ==B 400 -- ==Plante (Menlo-Atherton) 50.12, Wright (Terra Nova) 50.26, Friske (King's Academy) 50.43, Morris...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by S. Wood, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2290 Views

SPORTS

Local youth basketball team takes national title

Redwood NJB's 6th Grade All-Net Team qualified for the national tournament in Los Angeles by winning the Silicon Valley title....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Asper, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Residents near Portola Valley school asked to shelter in place during police search

Residents in the area of Alpine Road and Indian Crossing in Portola Valley are being asked to shelter in place during an...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 2, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Appeals Court rejects Galligan's legal challenge in controller's race

The California Court of Appeals has denied a request by Joe Galligan, a candidate in the June 3 election for county controller,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sally Grimsley, on Apr 3, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 3194 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mt. Tam search ongoing for missing Menlo Park woman

A large-scale search launched Saturday (April 5) for a 33-year-old Menlo Park woman last seen on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by HikerWoman, on Apr 7, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 2267 Views

MENLO PARK

Be sure to sign the Initiative

The print edition of the Almanac (4-09-2014) is now available in news boxes on the streets of Menlo Park. There are two...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental report opens door for comment to FAA about aircraft noise

For some residents of Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby communities, the current level of commercial aircraft noise in...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 6465 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: $34,500 in losses in Woodside residential burglary

Crime reports from Woodside, Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/04/08/police-calls-34500-in-losses-in-woodside-residential...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 8, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Sequoia High School District engaging in political advocacy using tax dollars?

On January 29, 2014, Superintendent Lianides sent an e-mail to parents announcing 6 Community meetings. See:http://www.seq.org/+uploaded/file_1223.pdf A...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park rescue team member describes grim search for mudslide victims

A Menlo Park firefighter and another member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District-based search and rescue team are working...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 11, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 5222 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans seeks mobility volunteers

The SamTrans Mobility Ambassador Program is looking for volunteers to help older adults and people with disabilities navigate...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Marsha Herr, on Apr 13, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 800 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'

High school senior Jessica Bird's volunteer work to combat sex-trafficking worldwide, an effort she began while on a church...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Renee, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 4079 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge delays trial in defamation lawsuit

Will nine months be enough time to settle a defamation lawsuit revolving around campaign sign shenanigans? The defendants,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Perry Mason, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 882 Views
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