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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police chase, arrest suspect in Trader Joe's robbery

After a "lengthy foot pursuit," police captured and arrested a 56-year-old man Monday afternoon on suspicion of stealing...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 22, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 4016 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Deep Blue Sea'

Times have changed since playwright Terence Rattigan penned his 1952 play "The Deep Blue Sea," but with his new adaptation,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Apr 2, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 4016 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town of Portola Valley courts, baseball field and children's play yard at Town Hall closing April 17

The construction for the Town of Portola Valley New Town Center continues to gather momentum. The old buildings have been...

Original post made by Steven Willis on Mar. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4016 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild is a Ghost Town

Last week my girlfriends and I visited the Allied Arts Guild. It was like walking through a ghost town. The only thing...

Original post made by Avid Gardner on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Katie Angioletti, on Jun 8, 2007 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 4015 Views

SPORTS

Members sought for Stanford Water Polo Club

<I>Dawn Vargas of the Stanford Water Polo Club submitted this announcement:</I> A two-week trial membership is available...

Original post made by Sportsfan on Feb. 7, 2007
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MENLO PARK

CAN'T MP PATROL OFFICERS TAKE THEIR COFFEE BREAKS AFTER 8AM WHEN THE KIDS ARE SAFELY IN SCHOOL?

I'VE NOTICED WITH REGULARITY THAT MULTIPLE SQUAD CARS ARE PARKED AROUND DOWNTOWN STARBUCKS ON WEEKDAYS AT 8AM. CAN'T WE GET...

Original post made by juswondering on Jan. 17, 2007
Last comment by jl, on Mar 2, 2007 at 2:41 pm | 11 comments | 4014 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 4014 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Landscape consultant: Don't replant now

With drought becoming a way of life, residents thinking of the summer ahead and possibly replacing their landscaping now...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 4, 2015 at 11:58 pm | 1 comment | 4014 Views

WOODSIDE

William Kelley, a major player in Silicon Valley real estate, dies at 84

Friends, relatives and associates of Peninsula real estate developer and notable Ladera resident William K. Kelley are invited...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Roberts Dean, on Apr 24, 2010 at 7:27 am | 3 comments | 4014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School: No plans for new campus

Moving Phillips Brooks School from its current site on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park to 10 acres the school recently bought near...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by Stop Being Negative, on Oct 2, 2007 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 4011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election: Union influence key issue in Menlo fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Double Standard, on Sep 10, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 12 comments | 4011 Views

WOODSIDE

Water from helicopter key in preventing conflagration

Three 500-gallon buckets of water from a helicopter helped douse a three-alarm house fire at 1200 Bear Gulch Road on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Jun 26, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 4011 Views

MENLO PARK

O-Negative Blood is Needed in Response to SFO Plane Crash

It's being reported in that blood deliveries to each hospital affected by the SFO plane crash have created a severe shortage...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Jul 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 4010 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

POLICE CALLS

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by louise, on Oct 1, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 4010 Views

MENLO PARK

Comments and Corrections to the Almanac’s 7/18/07 Article on Allied Arts

On the whole, Mr. Brown’s report on the Allied Arts Guild is well balanced, and accurate. However, the statements made...

Original post made by A Friend of the Palo Alto Auxiliary and Children’s Hospital on Jul. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building bigger basements in Atherton

After spending several years tightening up restrictions on basement construction, the Atherton City Council is loosening...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by just curious, on Jul 27, 2007 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 4009 Views

ATHERTON

School funding news keeps getting worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by POGO You are right, on May 30, 2011 at 1:48 am | 37 comments | 4009 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Safety measures needed on Portola Road

The perfect storm occurred in front of our house at 11:26 p.m. June 12, when a car driven by Keith Benford Knudsen, 19, of...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 6, 2008 at 1:10 am | 5 comments | 4009 Views

SPORTS

Post your memories of Jerry Rice's playing days

49er legend Jerry Rice of Atherton will be signing his new book, "Go Long! My Journey Beyond the Game and the Fame," at Kepler's...

Original post made by Sportsfan on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Teresa, on Nov 9, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 4008 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys, girls tune up for tourneys with wins

Wednesday's prep roundup: The Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo team lost eight players, including its starting goalie,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by SHP mom, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 4008 Views
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