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ATHERTON

Man killed by train in Atherton

A Walnut Creek man, 33, was struck and killed by a train at Watkins Avenue in Atherton around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by DRose, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 5195 Views

OTHER TOPICS

JFK-friend Paul 'Red' Fay dies in Woodside; they met in PT boat training during World War II

Paul Burgess "Red" Fay of Woodside was known for his close friendship with President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, whom he met...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Seth Hoffman, on Sep 26, 2009 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 5191 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford students arrested after protest shuts down San Mateo bridge

Dozens of protestors, including Stanford students, were arrested Monday night after they shut down traffic for more than...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 4, 2015 at 4:11 pm | 27 comments | 5188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Get serious about conserving water

Town council members from both Portola Valley and Woodside at recent meetings expressed concern about the significant increase...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Matt R, on Jul 22, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 5184 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Tuesday: Council could green-light no-parking signs on Woodside Road

The Woodside Town Council will consider authorizing the installation of no-parking signs on Woodside Road, with an exemption...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Sterling, on Sep 18, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 5183 Views

ATHERTON

Arrested suspect may be tied to Atherton burglaries

A burglary suspect arrested Tuesday in Redwood City may be tied to a series of Atherton burglaries in the Selby Lane area,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 5183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Su Hong's owner says it's closed for remodeling

Su Hong restaurant, a popular Menlo Park institution since 1977, closed suddenly June 13. The sign on the door at 1039 El...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 24 comments | 5179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marion Softky covered community for 40 years

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Maryann Harvey, on Feb 24, 2013 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 5177 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Healthcare Districts getting politically active

Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose Board I have served since 2002, is a dues paying member ($20,000/year) of the Association...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 5176 Views

MENLO PARK

Massive two-story building proposed to dwarf Oak Knoll School neighbors

In its headlong rush to break ground on a monstrous NEW 2 story bldg. at Oak Knoll School, backing on Oak Avenue and dwarfing...

Original post made by BIGGER THE BETTER? on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Menlo Park Neighbor, on May 9, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 35 comments | 5175 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Bicyclists rob man at gunpoint

Two teens riding bikes robbed a Menlo Park man at gunpoint near Ivy Drive and Almanor Avenue on Saturday night, according...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by RU Nutz, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:37 am | 8 comments | 5168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge arrested for alleged DUI; D.A. reviewing case

A San Mateo County judge was arrested on U.S. 101 in Redwood City during Memorial Day Weekend on suspicion of driving...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 42 comments | 5168 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park paid consultant to draft talking points, letters to editor on Measure M

Invoices show that the city of Menlo Park paid $5,125 to a consultant for drafting talking points, letters to the editor...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cool, calm, collected, on Nov 12, 2014 at 10:32 am | 70 comments | 5167 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Construction starts on controversial Little League field

Upgrades to the Little League baseball field in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park are underway, with the league hoping to be...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Dec 3, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 43 comments | 5166 Views

ATHERTON

Jogger reports she was sexually assaulted in Atherton Tuesday evening

Atherton police are seeking video or witnesses who might give them more information about an early Tuesday evening sexual...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 5166 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook aims to build 'significant' amount of housing in Menlo Park

Facebook hopes the city's general plan update will give the company the opportunity to build "a significant amount of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by explosive irresponsible growth, on Jul 21, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 5157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Redwood City district approves Mandarin immersion program

While the Menlo Park City School District struggles with a Mandarin Immersion Charter School proposal, the Redwood City School...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Alisa MacAvoy, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 5148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Exotic cars and croissants in Menlo Park

Menlo Park may seem like an odd location for an exotic car show, given the city's predilection for biking, walking and other...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 6 comments | 5145 Views

MENLO PARK

Attorney died of 'accidental asphyxiation'

An autopsy has revealed that Menlo Park attorney Daniel J. Weiser, 48, died of accidental asphyxiation by hanging, San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by cindy tamayo, on Oct 17, 2007 at 11:49 am | 7 comments | 5137 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former mosquito district official remanded to custody

Formal sentencing for a former mosquito district financial director who embezzled more than $450,000 was delayed a fifth...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 17, 2013 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 5122 Views
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