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AROUND TOWN

Mosquito control operation went as planned, vector control district says

The campaign to kill mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus came to Menlo Park's Allied Arts neighborhood and parts of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by NIMBYBISP, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 1843 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police invite residents to National Night Out

It should be an old-fashioned night of family fun, including a barbecue, games, face-painting and music, as well as a helicopter...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Got Jealousy?, on Aug 3, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 2779 Views

OTHER TOPICS

2015 Readers' Choice: The winners are ...

You'll see many old favorites – and some newcomers – on the list of winners of the 2015 Almanac Readers' Choice...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Aug 3, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 6 comments | 4568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board Wednesday approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by Srini, on Aug 3, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2104 Views

MOVIES

West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes found in Menlo Park

In response to the discovery of adult mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus in ‎Menlo Park on July 29, the San...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Enuff, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 13 comments | 4184 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo on aircraft noise: FAA knows 'something has changed dramatically'

The Federal Aviation Administration "clearly knows something has changed dramatically" with regard to local aircraft noise...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:05 pm | 22 comments | 4125 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Roadside brush fire extinguished along I-280

Firefighters responded to a small roadside brush fire along Interstate 280 in Woodside on Sunday morning (Aug. 2). Read...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Lily, on Aug 3, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1969 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper may be released

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by Timothy, on Aug 2, 2015 at 10:57 pm | 22 comments | 2749 Views

ATHERTON

Chowchilla kidnapper, a former Atherton resident, found fit for parole

One of three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 was found fit for parole Wednesday by a two-member...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by What?, on Aug 2, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 2671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drought, warm weather increase concerns about West Nile virus

Trapping mosquitoes, testing live chickens, vaccinating horses, unleashing bacteria. All of that is happening in San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by shut 'er down!, on Aug 2, 2015 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 1221 Views

MENLO PARK

Third high-level city employee is leaving Menlo Park

Jesse Quirion, Menlo Park's public works director, has announced he is leaving Aug. 20 for a job with Google in Tennessee....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Don't sling Mud, on Aug 2, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 17 comments | 3699 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Man who threatened to kill Atherton officer arrested in Florida after attacking officers there

A 35-year-old former Atherton resident who police say recently threatened to kill an Atherton officer was arrested yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Jason Gluz, on Aug 2, 2015 at 11:16 am | 4 comments | 2839 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown, El Camino specific plan up for review

The specific plan governing development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor is undergoing its second periodic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

One small seed

The mission of nurturing bodies and souls at St. Patrick's Seminary took on an added dimension last year with the launch...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Louise68, on Jul 31, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2010 Views

MENLO PARK

Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Wheezer, on Jul 31, 2015 at 8:00 am | 5 comments | 1202 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident converts yard to drought-tolerant in two days

Menlo Park resident Ashlee Bentley has redone her front yard on Mills Street, replacing her 1,000-square-foot front lawn...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Jul 30, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 16 comments | 4532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Labor board rulings lead to deal with firefighters

A ruling by a state labor-relations board led the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and its firefighters, who have been...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1370 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo water district: average home users will see 35% hike in bill

After making sure they understood the reasons why they had little choice about doing it, the Menlo Park City Council on July...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Road rage in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/28/police-calls-road-rage-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Careful, on Jul 29, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 4180 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump laps field in NH Republican Demolition Derby: 24% to 12%

Monmouth University: One-quarter of likely GOP primary voters in New Hampshire currently support Donald Trump (24%), with...

Original post made by Donald, Duck!! on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jul 29, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 293 Views
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