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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 Menlo Voter., on Jul 5, 2021 at 7:59 am | 6 comments | 4870 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 | 2308 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. 2687 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 | 4585 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. 4320 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. 2116 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 | 3172 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 | 1626 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 | 5977 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. 2713 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. 2277 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 | 3271 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 | 3528 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 | 3638 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 | 3560 Views

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New East Palo Alto council member calls for more diverse leadership in Sequoia district

East Palo Alto Council member Antonio Lopez is asking the Sequoia Union High School District to hire more diverse leaders...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3995 Views

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Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars pivots to ensure adult immigrants stay in college

Since 2010, local nonprofit Upward Scholars has empowered more than 900 students through education, career development support,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by Linda Prieto, on Jan 5, 2021 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 793 Views

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2020: A difficult year that showcased Menlo Park's resilience

In many ways, 2020 was a year made infamous by its relentless awfulness. It threw at us a global pandemic and widespread...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6160 Views

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Eagle-eyed bird-watchers keep 121-year-old tradition despite pandemic

Every year since 1900, birders have braved the winter weather to engage in what's considered to be the longest-running citizen...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2703 Views

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Atherton police to hold meeting on recent burglaries, license plate readers

Atherton police are heralding the installation of 21 automated license plate readers in town as a success and are inviting...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2020
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Dec 21, 2020 at 7:38 pm | 14 comments | 4708 Views
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