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MENLO PARK

Man pursues robbers, retrieves money

A man who was robbed of $20 at a Menlo Park gas station Thursday pursued the suspects, retrieved the money, and then led...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Darwin, on Mar 12, 2013 at 10:52 am | 6 comments | 1885 Views

MENLO PARK

Flowers repurposed to spread cheer

A new nonprofit is starting to bloom here, based on the idea of collecting free flowers and giving them to people to cheer...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Changes to child safety law announced

If your child is under 8 years old or shorter than 4'9", California's child safety law now requires a backseat child restraint...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by David B, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1885 Views

MENLO PARK

Nak's Market: Going strong at 40

For a refreshing change from serve-yourself, warehouse-sized stores, stop by for a friendly visit at Nak's Market, 1151 Chestnut...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Vera, on May 8, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 1884 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Christopher Hitchens diagnosed with cancer

Journalist and author Christopher Hitchens, who [http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=6894 canceled an appearance...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by M. Thomson, on Jul 3, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1884 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park poised to buy foreclosed home

Menlo Park's City Council at its Jan. 12 meeting could approve the purchase of a home in the Belle Haven neighborhood. It...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 12 comments | 1883 Views

MENLO PARK

Burlingame Mayor Produces Eye Pollution in Menlo Park

Terry Nagel, Burlingame mayor, is running for one of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors positions. For some reason...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Burlingamer, on Mar 9, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1883 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Thieves get away with $180,000 in copper cable

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/01/06/police-calls-thieves-get-away-with-180000-in-copper-cable...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

QUESTIONS THAT MUST BE ASKED

In response to the article "Money Train" by Jon Mays, on January 18, the following questions must be asked now that San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Trust but verify, on Aug 5, 2013 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside budget shows 'structural' surplus

The town of Woodside's proposed budget would raise salaries across the board, initiate contributions by staff to their retirement...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 11, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1883 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Does Portola Valley need real bike lanes?

A lone bicyclist is seen pedaling along a rural suburban road. He approaches a stop sign after a long gradual climb, pauses...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Editor, on Jul 1, 2011 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 1883 Views

MENLO PARK

Hot Cross Encore

Every year our hot cross buns go faster than i can bake them and the season ended officially on Easter. This year i pre-mixed...

Original post made by Trevor Stagi on Apr. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online Auction for Las Lomitas Education Foundation

The auction benefiting the Las Lomitas Elementary School District is going on now! Many great items are available. Check...

Original post made by David Henig on May. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forbes: Atherton home asking prices drop

Are there bargains to be had in the Atherton real estate market? Forbes, which ranks Atherton No. 2 on its list of "America's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 3, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1882 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: How the deal was made for Prop 13

The recent Almanac story I saw published in the Palo Alto Weekly recounting Jennifer Bestor's research into Proposition 13...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Excuse Me, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1881 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New bridge across Bay: study approved

The Bay Area Toll Authority's oversight committee voted Wednesday (Nov. 10) to spend up to $400,000 to conduct another...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Incensed, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:13 am | 2 comments | 1881 Views

ATHERTON

Cats being poisoned in Atherton

09:07 ANIMAL CALL 100524016 Occurred on Stockbridge Av. .Residents advises that pet cats are returning injured when they...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by colleen Anderson, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1881 Views

MENLO PARK

Looking for cost savings proposals

Tough times call for tough decisions. Anyone have any good ideas on where cuts can be made with the least amount of suffering...

Original post made by Proactive Paul on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by revenue shortfall, on Feb 19, 2009 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 1880 Views

MENLO PARK

City will keep briefer written record of meetings

After trying out an abbreviated form of City Council meeting minutes for several months, Menlo Park will now use the shorter...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by my observation, on Apr 18, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 1880 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park not best jail site

Menlo Park officials may have been shocked after hearing that a site on Haven Avenue off Marsh Road was being considered...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Boris K, on Jul 29, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1880 Views
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