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Attorney general issues alert for mobile app location services

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has issued a consumer alert about geographical location services used by mobile...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 23, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 3576 Views


Atherton police: Beware 'plumbers' at the door

A pair of men posing as plumbers talked their way into two Atherton homes on Monday, Dec. 15, stealing money and jewelry...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Dec 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 3575 Views


Feature story: Bob Sawyer of Woodside discovers his latent talent in forecasting

An experiment organized by the national intelligence community is attempting to demonstrate that reliable forecasts can be...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 3575 Views


Should Atherton curtail large basements, or ease up on the restrictions?

When is a basement big enough? In recent years, Atherton has put some restrictions on basement construction, prohibiting...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Mar. 10, 2007
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 19, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 3574 Views


Menlo-Atherton defeats Menlo in Boys Varsity Lacrosse

The Menlo-Atherton boys lacrosse team defeated last year's PAL champions Menlo School by a score of 8 - 3 Monday afternoon....

Original post made by Alison Blank on Mar. 12, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3571 Views


Worker killed, another injured when driver veers off U.S. 101

A highway worker was killed and another injured when a driver veered off U.S. 101 in Redwood City on Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Crystal Sanchez, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:22 am | 8 comments | 3568 Views


Stanford backs away from divisive Dish parking plan

After pressure from the city and an outpouring of opposition from hikers who frequent the Dish, Stanford University is backing...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 25, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 3568 Views


Suspicious of need for red light cameras

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: I want to echo the sentiments of...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
Last comment by City Hall Scammers, on Aug 27, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 10 comments | 3567 Views


Share Memories of Ken Kesey and Jerry Garcia

Artist Leah Lubin and the Menlo Park Library invite you to a celebration to share memories of Jerry Garcia and Ken Kesey...

Original post made by Roberta Roth on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3566 Views


Letter: Challenging prevailing ideas on global warming causes

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by extremely-skeptical, on Jul 28, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 3565 Views


Reflective dome over hockey rink irks neighbors

The dome enclosing Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy's 7,000-square-foot hockey rink is reflecting too much sunlight,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ian, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 12 comments | 3565 Views


County will look into San Carlos Airport noise problems

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has created a subcommittee to look at noise and other problems caused by the steadily...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 0 hours ago | 146 comments | 3565 Views


10th Annual Menlo Park Fine Arts Festival Oct. 20-22

The 10th Annual Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival returns to downtown Menlo Park Oct. 20-22 along tree-lined Santa Cruz Avenue...

Original post made by Helena on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3564 Views


Two Alpine Menlo soccer teams reach finals

Two teams from the Alpine Menlo Soccer Club both reached the finals at the Clovis Challenge Cup II in Clovis, California,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by Saleena, on Jun 18, 2007 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 3564 Views


Invader on front page, Oct. 18, 2006 issue

In the photo on the front page is a new weed, Dittrichia graveolens or stinkwort. In is the green plant on the left side...

Original post made by Paul Heiple on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3563 Views


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 | 3563 Views


Smoke signal or smoke screen?

The following letter by Melinda Tevis was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: Will Atherton turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3562 Views


Menlo Park Child Care Woes

The City of Menlo Park is described as a calm, yet vibrant city, of beautiful tree-lined neighborhoods and friendly...

Original post made by Menlo Park Child Care Woes on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by laurel mother, on Mar 18, 2007 at 8:00 pm | 14 comments | 3561 Views


Congrats to the new Housing Commissioner ...

Dear Don Brawner, I am writing to congratulate you on being the newest member of the Housing Commission. I applaud you for...

Original post made by Marianne Quarre Dean on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Dean, on Jan 28, 2007 at 8:04 am | 11 comments | 3560 Views


Deputy DA 'reproved' by state bar for misconduct

A prosecutor in the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has been "privately reproved" for misconduct by the California...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 26 comments | 3559 Views
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