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AROUND TOWN

Hirzel Fine Jewelry store closing

A jewelry store that has helped adorn Menlo Park shoppers since 1952 is closing, according to store staff. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by scb, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 6 comments | 2262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interim chief named while injured chief recovers

A former chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, Douglas Sporleder, will serve as interm chief while Chief Harold...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mark Meyers, on Jun 11, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 2262 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer appointed mayor by Atherton council

Bill Widmer said he has several goals, including trying to replace the town's many interim employees with permanent ones....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Special Effectives, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 2262 Views

MENLO PARK

What is the reponsibility of a citizen? II

On the one hand Peter Carpenter objects to citizens who suggest that only residents of a defined community have the "right'...

Original post made by John Milton on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 16, 2010 at 5:51 am | 8 comments | 2261 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Atherton needs to OK widening Marsh Road

In response to your May 23 article "Atherton threatens to sue Menlo, Facebook," I am convinced now more than ever that the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by another view, on Jun 1, 2012 at 6:57 am | 2 comments | 2261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 2261 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jet Ski patrols proposed for Mavericks

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office on Thursday will present a plan to federal officials that could provide for a voluntary...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 11, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2261 Views

MENLO PARK

Were taxpayers subsidizing builders?

Somewhat lost in the hubbub over the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to increase fees at the Menlo Children's Center...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cosette, on Dec 29, 2008 at 6:07 pm | 4 comments | 2260 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman killed by train is identified

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman killed by a train at Encinal Avenue in Menlo Park on Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sybille, on Jan 8, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 2260 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Old miniature golf course uncovered

Remnants of a forgotten piece of history have surfaced right on Woodside Road in Woodside -- some earthy mounds of dirt,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by SERF, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 2260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man accused of camera store break-in pleads not guilty

A man in jail over a break-in at Mike's Camera shop has pleaded not guilty to charges that include burglary, vandalism and...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by katie, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 2260 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council hits back hard on felling trees without a permit

It isn't the first five-figure penalty the Woodside Town Council has assessed on a property owner for felling mature trees...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by long timer, on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 2260 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident, 103, asks city to repave street

Menlo Park resident Dorothy Bolton says she has waited patiently for 53 years for the city to resurface her street. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by for better streets, on Aug 20, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 4 comments | 2259 Views

MENLO PARK

New renderings of El Camino housing project

Developer Matt Matteson told the Almanac that it was important to actually build the BMR units instead of paying in-lieu...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 2259 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Interim public works director now permanent

Jesse Quirion, who has been filling in as interim public works director for Menlo Park for about six months, has now been...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael Meyer, on Dec 30, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Puppet Show at Atherton Library

Nick Barone Puppets will present "Holiday Treats" puppet show at the library on Monday, December 14th at 4 PM. For ages 3...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2259 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Romney leads in local March fundraising

Donors in March contributed $163,100 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area. Mitt Romney's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 2259 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former district attorney Keith Sorenson dies at 93

Keith C. Sorenson, the district attorney in San Mateo County from 1953 to 1982, has died. Mr. Sorenson played a major role...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Claire Shmitt, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 2259 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fundraiser to follow Obama's visit to Woodside this Sunday

When President Obama swings south down the Peninsula next Sunday (Sept. 25), he will follow his afternoon fundraising gathering...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by neighbori, on Sep 23, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 2259 Views
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