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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park settles housing lawsuit

Identifying sites for affordable housing just jumped to the top of Menlo Park's priority list, according to a lawsuit settlement...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Back backstory, on Sep 3, 2012 at 7:22 am | 7 comments | 9350 Views

ATHERTON

FBI has its eye on Atherton

The FBI is interviewing Atherton residents and others about town matters, according to a former employee who said he was...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by RG, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 92 comments | 9342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wood burning banned

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Agree, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:44 am | 46 comments | 9334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ladera: Woman using fake license convinces teller to hand over $8,300 check

A woman carrying a fake Florida driver's license walked into the Chase bank in Ladera on Dec. 30 and convinced a teller to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Jan 15, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 9316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big win for Menlo Park City School District's Measure W

Voters overwhelmingly approved the $23 million bond measure that will fund a fifth campus in the Menlo Park City School District. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by accuracy counts!, on Nov 6, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 9306 Views

MOVIES

M-A boys honored by USTA NorCal tennis circuit

Local roundup: The Menlo-Atherton boys' tennis team was well-represented at the USTA Northern California Junior Recognition...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by loubna, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 am | 1 comment | 9252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hanretty restitution hearing postponed

A court hearing to discuss what former school official Tim Hanretty should be required to pay in restitution to the Woodside...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by WS Resident, on Nov 18, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 4 comments | 9210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dutch Goose racing to finish ADA improvements

Businesses up and down the Peninsula are getting to know one customer by name. A San Jose resident has filed lawsuits for...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by straight talk, on Jun 27, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 43 comments | 9195 Views

ATHERTON

State board approves charter for Everest

A September opening is much more likely now for Everest Public High School, a new charter school that was opposed by the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 70 comments | 9190 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council votes to raise fees, touches on nonresident surcharge

The usual process of increasing fees for city services each year in Menlo Park goes like this: Staff compiles a new list...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Greg, on May 4, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 33 comments | 9175 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Police arrest two in separate burglary incidents

Atherton police have arrested two people over the last two days on suspicion of burglary and other crimes, the town reports. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:21 am | 3 comments | 9162 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to buy surveillance equipment, but delay use until crafting privacy policy

After several hours of sometimes spirited discussion on Tuesday night, the Menlo Park City Council voted to approve the purchase...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 21 comments | 9137 Views

MENLO PARK

Third generation of Hassetts opens new hardware store

The fifth family-owned Hassett Hardware store has opened in Redwood City, with the family proving that the little guy really...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 3 comments | 9102 Views

MENLO PARK

Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Menlo Park

Train #258 struck and killed a pedestrian north of the Encinal Avenue crossing in Menlo Park around 4:22 p.m. Monday, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joe67, on Oct 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 20 comments | 9087 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside to discuss next steps for its downtown plan, including community workshops

Downtown Woodside can be a tough place to find a parking spot, make your way around town, have a picnic, or put on an art...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Torsten Zeppenfeld, on Jul 23, 2013 at 9:33 am | 7 comments | 9054 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford drops medical offices from proposed mixed-use complex in Menlo Park

Stanford has agreed to make several changes to its proposed eight-acre complex on El Camino Real, Menlo Park council subcommittee...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 26, 2013 at 11:34 am | 69 comments | 9023 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Bag burgled from black BMW

Crime and accident reports from Ladera, Woodside, Menlo Park, and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13725...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by amazed, on Jun 3, 2013 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 8977 Views

MOVIES

Brad Pitt sighted in Sharon Heights

Actor Brad Pitt was spotted at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center on Tuesday afternoon (July 27) while on a break from filming...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mitch L, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 25 comments | 8951 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton challenges Caltrain electrification report

Less than a mile of train tracks runs through Atherton, but that hasn't stopped the small town from making an outsized effort...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:27 am | 11 comments | 8938 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Generator, paint sprayers missing from Atherton construction site

Crime reports from Atherton, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13770...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by construction news, on Jun 6, 2013 at 2:29 am | 1 comment | 8900 Views
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