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MENLO PARK

Storm update: Mountain Home road reopens

The intersection of Middlefield Road and Oak Grove Avenue is closed due to flooding, Atherton officials announced at 9:08...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by JustinM, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 5201 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jury awards $4M to family of Menlo School grad killed by truck

The family of a 24-year-old woman who was fatally struck by a truck while riding her bicycle in San Francisco's South...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 5190 Views

FICTION

Sometimes you can fight City Hall

When Menlo Park badminton fans discovered that floor plans for the new $11.5-million Arrillaga gym off Alma Street did not...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Badminton, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 5187 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police substation 'more like a neighborhood service center'

The new Menlo Park Police Department substation holds some surprises for the Belle Haven neighborhood. The long-awaited facility,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by RC101, on Apr 22, 2014 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 5185 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park cop caught with prostitute keeps job

Hearing a knock at the Motel 6 door, a prostitute wearing a black catsuit answered, $20 bills stashed in her cleavage. In...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Jan 16, 2013 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 5177 Views

MOVIES

Locked-in mind becomes a butterfly

This is always my favorite time of year for movies -- when most of the best are let out of the gate to contend for an Oscar...

Original post made by MovieGoer on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 5174 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilwoman Mickie Winkler's e-mail on recovering Menlo Park sales tax revenues

Below is Councilwoman Mickie Winklerís Oct. 23 e-mail to Menlo Park residents on recovering Menlo Park revenues. (Note: Mickie...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by FinanceWonk, on Oct 26, 2006 at 5:49 pm | 17 comments | 5173 Views

WOODSIDE

Buck's in Woodside among targets of burglars

Of four burglaries reported late last week, two involved breaking and entering and two showed no obvious clues as to how...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by susan smythe, on Feb 13, 2013 at 3:57 am | 1 comment | 5162 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Clearing the air in Atherton

The Atherton Police Department has had its problems of late, so it is welcome news that City Manager Jerry Gruber and Police...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by West Side Trucker, on Feb 23, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 61 comments | 5158 Views

MENLO PARK

Long-time city employee Pat Carson bids farewell to Menlo Park

Thirty-two years ago, Pat Carson came to work for the city of Menlo Park. Now the executive secretary to the city manager,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Curtis Brown Jr., on Dec 29, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 8 comments | 5150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funds started to help Menlo Park teens orphaned by alleged drunken driver

As an alleged drunken driver awaits arraignment, the Menlo Park community is raising funds to help the three teenage children...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Staff Writer, on Nov 1, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 5145 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Guest opinion: Jury report off base, councilwoman says

The 2009 San Mateo County Grand Jury report on county-wide employee costs addressed a serious problem facing fiduciary stewards...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alarmed, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 5144 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire board president Peter Ohtaki takes out papers for Menlo Park City Council race

Peter I. Ohtaki, a member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board since 2007 and its current president, took out...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:31 am | 51 comments | 5134 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA Wagstaffe: FBI investigation 'manufactured'

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe isn't buying the allegation that his office is being investigated by the...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Johnny Rocket, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 92 comments | 5133 Views

WOODSIDE

Good times at Day of the Horse

Woodside's Day of the Horse on Oct. 14 drew a steady stream of horse enthusiasts to Town Hall. A big thank you to everyone...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 16, 2006
Last comment by WHOA!, on Nov 11, 2006 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 5131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obamaís Medicare hypocrisy

Dick Morris wrote a great article on how Obama is throwing seniors under the Medicare Bus. Please refer to this article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jun 16, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 127 comments | 5131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jack Bowen: Water polo coach teaches philosophy at Menlo School

By Kate Daly Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=1272 posted Wednesday, March 8, 2006,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lisa Sievers, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 5127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac launches new website

The Almanac has launched a new website designed to make the content more readable and accessible. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Warren Slocum, on Oct 9, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 5111 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric Hartwig to retire as Las Lomitas district superintendent

Eric Hartwig, the superintendent of the Las Lomitas School District since 2007, said he plans to retire next June, wrapping...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 29, 2012 at 1:38 am | 6 comments | 5110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park sued over car's collision with train

The aftershocks of a late April afternoon collision continue to ripple through Menlo Park a year later: Two women who had...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Result?, on Jun 21, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 36 comments | 5096 Views
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