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PORTOLA VALLEY

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 2455 Views

MENLO PARK

Young author talks about her new book at Kepler's

Katie Mishra of Menlo Park has always enjoyed reading and writing stories. Now 12, and a seventh-grader at Castilleja in...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Danna, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2454 Views

MENLO PARK

Holiday hours at Menlo Park Civic Center

Menlo Park City Hall will shut down Dec. 23 through Dec. 27, as will the Arrillaga Recreation Center. The Gymnastics Center...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 23, 2013 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 2454 Views

FICTION

HRC Book 'Hard Choices' dead-panned by Reviewers

Hillary Clinton's new book Hard Choices bombs with critics. "Hard Choices' is a newsless snore" Politico Mike Allen "There...

Original post made by Love to Read Fiction on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Jun 28, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 39 comments | 2454 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo opposes Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, announced Wednesday her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alan Rockman, on Dec 8, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 12 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspects sought in armed robbery of man kicked in face

Sheriff's deputies are looking for three suspects who stole a man's wallet Tuesday night in unincorporated San Mateo County...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2453 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Owner not responsible for Park Theatre's condition

Robert Brooks' letter to The Almanac last week blamed the Park Theatre's owner for its run-down condition. Nothing could...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Thanks Kelly, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 2452 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawyer hired to fight Nealon Park golf club well

Attorney Craig Breon, a Portola Valley native and conservationist, now represents a group of neighbors living near Nealon...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by witcher's brew, on Oct 13, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 12 comments | 2452 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas leak ignites and melts water main in Sharon Heights

A break in a small gas line that burned a hole in a large water main led first to shooting flames and then to jets of water...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 7, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 2452 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Seeking to renew harmony in Town Hall, council hires help

If the harmony inside Portola Valley Town Hall was as real as it's said to have been, that fabric has been frayed by recent...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ruth W, on Oct 8, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist killed in Skylonda after bike slides into path of car

A 26-year-old man from Tracy died Saturday afternoon in Skylonda when he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding and...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 18, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2451 Views

ATHERTON

Developer accepts reduced refund from Atherton

The town of Atherton will pay a Menlo Park development firm $72,500 to settle a lawsuit over road-impact fees -- a sum that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 2451 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Steel deer sculpture under repair

Portola Valley's rust-brown deer of steel will be returning soon to the lawn at Triangle Park at the corner of Alpine and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jerrie, on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2451 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Watch: Rosewood Hotel may cut room rates by half

Despite the meltdown in the global economy, the Stanford University/Rosewood Hotel is still on track to open this spring. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike route closes for 18 days, except Sundays

The stretch of Crystal Springs Road that connects Polhemus Road and Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo closed to all vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sawyer Camp Trail user, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 2450 Views

OTHER TOPICS

U-Pick weekends at Webb Ranch through July 5

People are invited to pick their own berries at Webb Ranch, located off Alpine Road near Interstate 280, for three weekends...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Melody, on Jun 30, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 2450 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board edges M-A closer to night games

The long tradition of daytime-only football games at Menlo-Atherton High School is under intensifying scrutiny. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 22 comments | 2450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lacrosse playoffs: Menlo School wins opener

In a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League lacrosse playoff opener Monday, host Menlo School defeated Los Altos, 10-4. The Knights...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 2450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodell countersued in cellphone caper

Well, now the shoe's on the other foot: First John Woodell sued two people for defamation. Now one, Chuck Bernstein, has...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Critic, on Mar 22, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2450 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Plastic bag ban meeting

On Oct. 23, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to adopt a reusable bag ordinance. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by pvmom, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2449 Views
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