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AROUND TOWN

Former psychiatrist convicted of child molestation dies in prison hospice

Former San Mateo psychiatrist and convicted child molester William Ayres died last month in a hospice at California Medical...

Original post made on May. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2186 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Loses Police Dog Lotty in Tragedy

I was very sad to learn that Atherton Police Dog Lotty died recently due to ingesting a poisonous plant. This is a terrible...

Original post made by St. Francis of Assisi on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 24, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 2186 Views

MENLO PARK

Time 'springs' forward on Sunday

Daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, which means the time "springs" forward an hour. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2013
Last comment by blossom petal, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 2185 Views

MENLO PARK

Chain-saw sculptor at work

Taken down in September after reports that it was leaning precariously, the huge pine tree in Fremont Park at the corner...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 2185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district redesigns its Web site

The Web site for the Sequoia Union High School District has a new look, and some new content, including a listing of district...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stephen, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 2185 Views

ATHERTON

What's with all the off leash dogs at Holbrook Palmer Park?

What's with the increase in off leash dogs there? Is it suddenly legal to have one's dog off leash & not responsive to voice...

Original post made by Hmmm on Jul. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2185 Views

MENLO PARK

Like it or not, costs for services are rising

As Menlo Park residents struggle to cope with the effects of the economic recession, fees for basic and not-so-basic city...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Apr 7, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 22 comments | 2184 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Kent Steffens heads to Sunnyvale

Menlo Park Public Works Director Kent Steffens, who also serves as deputy city manager, takes over as public works director...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lincoln Steffens, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2184 Views

MENLO PARK

Six years in prison for E. Gary Smith of Menalto Cleaners

After being postponed five times, the sentencing hearing for former Menalto Cleaners owner Edwin Gary Smith was finally...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by pogo, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:13 pm | 9 comments | 2184 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman cites harassment

The difficult job of serving on the Atherton City Council for the past 11 years has been made nearly intolerable by incidents...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by 55 year year Atherton resident, on Feb 7, 2012 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 2184 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Writer sees flaws in new library argument

Sandy Crittenden's letter about Atherton's library-in-the-park debate is misleading, either from exaggeration, ignorance,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by specious argument, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 2184 Views

MENLO PARK

Specific plan just doesn't work

It really is obvious to many who have put in time to participate and now, see the results of the Specific Plan, this plan...

Original post made by morris brown on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on May 30, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 37 comments | 2183 Views

MENLO PARK

Critics of Greenheart development weigh in

Last-minute emails and letters flooded City Hall right before the April 4 deadline for comment on the draft environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by new guy, on Apr 19, 2016 at 8:15 pm | 6 comments | 2183 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Will town say 'yea' to Willie Mays Way?

With the backing of most residents of the street, a local Little League leader wants the town of Atherton to rename Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by G. Jones, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 2183 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 | 2182 Views

MENLO PARK

Confusing bike trail leads to accident on Facebook campus

Steven Lowenthal likes to bike to work. But the avid cyclist, who clocks up to 145 miles on weekend bike rides, found his...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by agree, on Aug 21, 2012 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Back to school safety tips for kids, parents

Schools in Menlo Park and surrounding communities started up a few weeks ago. This is an exciting and busy time for kids...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 2182 Views

ATHERTON

Tempest brews over camera in Atherton Town Hall

Does the town of Atherton have the right to videotape members of the public doing business in Town Hall, even if they have...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by BlackBart, on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 2182 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Gang violence conference in EPA

Gang violence in East Palo Alto is the subject of a day-long conference that will bring federal, state and local law enforcement...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 6, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2181 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: armed robbery on Menalto Avenue

Crime reports from Menlo Park and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13813...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ladera Resident, on Jun 17, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 4 comments | 2181 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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