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ATHERTON

Atherton faces sharp garbage rate hikes

Atherton residents are facing rate hikes that could range from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 23 comments | 2842 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's long-term stay tied to benefit deal

Facebook may at times feel as if everyone in Menlo Park expects a helping hand from the social networking giant. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by money, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 32 comments | 2842 Views

WOODSIDE

Police and Fire

The San Mateo County Sheriffs Office and the Woodside Fire Protection District are fine agencies that used to enjoy weekly...

Original post made by Matt on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Sep 26, 2007 at 7:23 pm | 1 comment | 2841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton: College students busted on possession-for-sale charges

Officers from the San Mateo County Narcotics Task Force, with the assistance of Atherton police, arrested two men in connection...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 17, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 2841 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Everest, Summit charter school attacks based on misconceptions

I am a senior at Summit Preparatory Charter High School. I was not surprised to see The Almanac's article on Everest's charter...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stephanie, on Sep 19, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 2840 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Investigation leads CHP to change findings on Alpine Road fatal bicycle-truck accident

Human DNA found near the front axle of a tractor-trailer truck has led investigators from the California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by mike patterson, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:48 pm | 31 comments | 2840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

5 Ways to Encourage Open-mindedness in our Kids this Holiday Season

“The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.” -- Albert Einstein December is a great time...

Original post made by Kristin Quintana on Dec. 5, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2840 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Owner challenges Menlo Park dog-bite lawsuit

A dog rescue organization and a German shepherd owner named in a lawsuit filed over an alleged Menlo Park dog park biting...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2840 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo votes to cut student loan interest rates

<b>From a Jan. 17, 2006, press release from Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Atherton.</b> WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo,...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2839 Views

SPORTS

Gymnastics on horseback: Elizabeth Osborn rated top female equestrian vaulter in U.S.

Elizabeth Osborn is the top woman in her sport in the United States &#8212; based on points earned in U.S. competitions &#8212;...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Aug 20, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 2839 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 | 2839 Views

WOODSIDE

Maasai warrior hikes Wunderlich Park

Maasai warrior and chief Sabore Ole Oyie is in the United States to solicit aid to drill 400 wells to provide safe drinking...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2839 Views

MENLO PARK

Paying for 'overtime' parking in downtown Menlo

Start saving your quarters: In three months, plazas 1 and 5 in downtown Menlo Park will sprout parking meters. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by I was there, on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 29 comments | 2838 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County's Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest placed on administrative leave while Feds investigate possession of Child Porn.

It was first reported by the San Mateo Daily Journal this last Saturday, that he was arrested and booked on a special warrant...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:39 am | 18 comments | 2838 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney says his office should not have dismissed case against Menlo Park cop

Review of case filed against Menlo Park police officer caught with prostitute leads to policy changes in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 29, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 11 comments | 2838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Portola Valley to consider skateboard ramp

An idea that is almost a year old, building a skateboard ramp in Portola Valley, could advance significantly on Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 25, 2014 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 2838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect arrested in Menlo Park robberies

A fake gun, a purse and several stolen cellphones led police on Monday night to arrest a Menlo Park teenager on suspicion...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by prefer not to say, on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 2838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen punched and robbed in Menlo Park

A 14-year-old boy walking in the vicinity of Willow Road and Newbridge Street in Menlo Park was punched and robbed Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 2838 Views

MENLO PARK

What will replace the Chevron?

Why did the Chevron station on the corner of Middlefield and Willow disappear so quickly? The lot was quickly razed and...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by Menlo 280, on May 29, 2007 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 2837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four office buildings, theater planned for downtown Palo Alto

The city of Palo Alto and billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga are pushing forward a sweeping development plan that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 16 comments | 2837 Views
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