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Atherton: Burglars break faucet, cause water damage to home

Atherton police reported a burglary in the west of the Alameda neighborhood of Atherton over the weekend. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Stinky Cheese Man, on Nov 16, 2021 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 2287 Views

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District Attorney's two-year investigation of alleged financial misdeeds by former community college chancellor about to conclude

This month, the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office expects to conclude its two-year investigation into Ron Galatolo,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Michael B. Reiner, PhD, on Sep 14, 2021 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 3733 Views

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Community briefs: Backpack donations, county parks survey, Hillview student wins chess honors

In this week's community briefs, a Menlo Park student wins chess honors, youth advisory committee applications open and more. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2234 Views

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Independent group to decide Menlo Park's voting boundaries over next decade

Menlo Park's next voting boundaries, set to last until 2030, will be decided by an unelected commission with no City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2571 Views

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Local events will commemorate Sept. 11's 20th anniversary

Palo Alto and Stanford organizations will mark 20th years since the Sept. 11 attacks on Friday and Saturday, hosting events...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1754 Views

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Police: Rise in Atherton burglaries is 'alarming'

An elderly Lindenwood resident awoke to two strangers lurking in her bedroom with flashlights one night last month. She screamed...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by lspw, on Aug 11, 2021 at 4:29 pm | 7 comments | 5969 Views

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Policing, wildfires and more staff boost local towns' budgets

Woodside, Atherton and Portola Valley are finalizing the details of their 2022 fiscal year budgets, with added costs coming...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2021
Last comment by Linda, on Jun 29, 2021 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2687 Views

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'Drive-in Variety Show' highlights local musicians and performers

Dragon Productions Theatre Company is taking audiences for a spin through the Midpeninsula's arts scene, offering a fun way...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2979 Views

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Atherton sees spike in burglaries

Atherton police are reporting an uptick in burglaries in town, with 10 taking place over the last two months, totaling a...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 10, 2021 at 3:59 pm | 25 comments | 5106 Views

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Golden Acorn Awards highlight pandemic contributions

Menlo Park's leaders celebrated on Thursday a year like no other by recognizing the pandemic response contributions of local...

Original post made on May. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4636 Views

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The Pear Theatre offers a rich feast of words from Dylan Thomas

The Pear Theatre has outdone itself with a production of Dylan Thomas's "Under Milk Wood," a play that resounds with the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2408 Views

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Former Atherton Mayor Malcolm Dudley dies at 88

Malcolm Dudley, who served six terms as mayor of Atherton, and was a Navy veteran and retired investment banker, died on...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2021
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Mar 7, 2021 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 3636 Views

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Obituaries: Malcolm Hardy Dudley, Mary Alice Byrne

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Malcolm Hardy Dudley, 88, and Mary Alice Byrne, 94. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by Mr. Engel, on Mar 3, 2021 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1850 Views

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Attempted strong-armed robbery at Atherton home

Police have arrested one of two men who allegedly attempted to rob a man in front of his Atherton home last weekend and injured...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Mar 1, 2021 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 6408 Views

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Obituaries: Mary Hom, Karl Handwerk, Gail Blach, Katherine Strehl

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Mary Kim Hom, 65, Karl Handwerk, 83, Gail Blach, 84, and Katherine A. Strehl,...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2908 Views

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'Before Fiddler' celebrates the richness of klezmer music and the world of author Sholem Aleichem

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley favorite Hershey Felder presents an all-new show, written for the screen, portraying author Sholem...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2543 Views

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Atherton: Burglar steals new TVs

Three new televisions still in their packaging were stolen from an unlocked guest house in the unit block of Selby Lane in...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2021
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Feb 2, 2021 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 3482 Views

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Resident raises concern Atherton police officers are flouting mask rules

A local resident says she has witnessed Atherton Police Department officers not wearing face masks while on the job, potentially...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jessica, on Jan 19, 2021 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 3859 Views

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New community center in Belle Haven wins approval

The Menlo Park City Council last night gave the green light for Facebook to move forward with its plans to rebuild the complex...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by patty m., on Jan 18, 2021 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 4476 Views

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Crime brief: Atherton police respond to weekend burglary

Police reported a burglary on Saturday evening in Atherton. It's the latest in a string of burglaries reported in town since...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 12, 2021 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 3824 Views
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