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MENLO PARK

Police Calls: $23,000 in burglary, theft losses

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12103&e=y...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Annabelle, on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1326 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's: Author Malinda Lo

Local author Malinda Lo will talk about her debut young-adult novel, "Ash," a retelling of the classic tale of Cinderella,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy Sigona, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail directors told to lie low on Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1325 Views

MENLO PARK

New police chief reflects on first week in Menlo Park

His first week on the job started well, then took a tragic turn as an explosion in San Bruno on Sept. 9 destroyed lives and...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sorry for You, on Sep 14, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 6 comments | 1325 Views

OTHER TOPICS

La Entrada School celebrates life of teacher Jason Picetti

A celebration of the life of Jason Picetti was held Saturday, Oct. 22, at La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park, where he...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Latai, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park mayor joins race for seat on Board of Supervisors

Newly minted Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith on Saturday tossed her name into a crowded field of candidates for a seat on...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 18 comments | 1325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board examines 'achievement gap'

The persistent academic achievement gap among the schools and students in the Sequoia Union High School District is the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Clarification, on Mar 19, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1325 Views

MENLO PARK

Can tech close 'achievement gap'?

Professionals involved with classroom technology will join in a panel discussion about whether technology can close the...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 30, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 1325 Views

MENLO PARK

Hotel tax heading to Menlo Park ballot

"If you hear nothing else tonight -- your city budget is balanced," new City Manager Alex McIntyre told the council on May...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 9, 2012 at 11:05 am | 7 comments | 1325 Views

MENLO PARK

Approaching storm: sand bags available

The National Weather Service is warning that an especially potent storm is expected to move into the Bay Area late Monday....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Oct 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Short Takes

<B>Damage control, or just damage? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8931 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Dec 1, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 1324 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting to Hear from Elizabeth Lewis

By all accounts Ms. Lewis roughed up a resident last week. She was trying to hang onto papers ex Finance Director John Johns...

Original post made by Pam Stover on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley, Woodside pay $216,000 each for second patrol by deputy sheriff

Portola Valley's balanced general fund budget for the next 12 months is $3.8 million, with a reserve of about $2.6 million....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 6 comments | 1324 Views

MENLO PARK

Unions sue city over pension measure; council meets to discuss

==BI (This is an expanded version of a previously posted article)== A Menlo Park resident and two unions representing Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 4 comments | 1324 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman fulfills dream to open art gallery in San Francisco

After 20 years in medical start-up companies, including Intuitive Surgical and EndroGastric Solutions, Joan McLoughlin of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tammy, on Oct 21, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 1324 Views

MENLO PARK

Businesses boom and bust in Menlo Park

As businesses like Great Clips open in Menlo Park and others, such as Marche, close, you may be curious as to how often new...

Original post made on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by More Data Please, on Jun 3, 2011 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain vs. car in Redwood City, 6pm Wednesday

Please folks, do not ever stop on top of the train tracks. Pay attention, the tracks are well marked....

Original post made by resident on Nov. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1324 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Atherton officers perform important work, professionally

In response to the "Viewpoint" article (Atherton faces big decision on police costs) in the Almanac by the editor dated May...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Other side of the coin, on Jun 27, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 13 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley caller spots suspicious person; deputies arrest man on burglary charges

Sheriff's Office deputies, responding to a suspicious-person 911 call from a Portola Valley resident on Aug. 7 at 7:40 a.m.,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 1324 Views
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