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Woodside: Deputies use Taser on 'physically combative' Redwood City man

Allegations of illegal narcotics possession and a physical altercation with deputies in the Woodside town center led to the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by grandmother6, on Aug 12, 2014 at 10:04 am | 7 comments | 4001 Views


Libertarians endorse candidates for healthcare districts

The Libertarian Party of San Mateo County endorsed reform candidates for Sequoia Healthcare District and Peninsula Healthcare...

Original post made by Harland Harrison on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by libertarian fantasies, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 13328 Views


Legal battle erupts over Panzer tank from Littlefield collection

A Seattle company led by Microsoft Corp. co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in in a dispute over ownership...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 7 comments | 21234 Views


A Tale of Two Signs

Here are two yard signs: The...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:44 am | 7 comments | 1306 Views


Sugar Shack bids farewell to downtown Menlo Park

The memories are sweet, but Sugar Shack proprietor Suzi Tinsley is closing the door of Menlo Park's downtown candy store...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jeannie Reeves, on Nov 28, 2014 at 7:27 am | 7 comments | 11178 Views


Another 'Spare the Air' day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today. Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 30, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 4259 Views


Judges downgrade felony cases for 369 people

Since voters passed state Proposition 47 and reclassified certain theft and drug offenses as misdemeanors, the county District...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 8, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 7 comments | 4212 Views


SamTrans names Jim Hartnett to replace Mike Scanlon as CEO

San Mateo County Transit District Names Jim Hartnett As New Chief; Will Lead SamTrans Caltrain and SMCTA March 11,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 2564 Views


Woman who crashed into and killed Menlo Park couple sentenced to 30 years to life

A woman with a prior DUI conviction who struck and killed a Menlo Park couple walking their dog in 2013 was sentenced to...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 8, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 3932 Views


Mosquito control operation went as planned, vector control district says

The campaign to kill mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus came to Menlo Park's Allied Arts neighborhood and parts of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by NIMBYBISP, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 3760 Views


Tuesday: Learn about Atherton's plans for bicyclist and pedestrian improvements

The first phase of Atherton's plans for making the town a friendlier and safer place for bicyclists and pedestrians will...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by The privileged path, on Aug 11, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 4885 Views


Police calls: Road rage in Woodside

Crime reports from Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 19, 2015 at 9:32 am | 7 comments | 5368 Views


Deputy Juan Lopez sues Sheriff's Office

Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against the county and the Sheriff's Office,...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Sep 1, 2015 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 9195 Views


Menlo Park council approves salary increase for assistant city manager position

Praising City Manager Alex McIntyre for creativity and innovation in changing the duties of the assistant city manager, the...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 10, 2015 at 7:58 am | 7 comments | 3803 Views


Almanac website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including, were hacked Thursday night at about 10:30...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Sep 21, 2015 at 1:44 am | 7 comments | 5158 Views


What to talk about around the Thanksgiving table- Trump?

As the conservative in our extended family, I foresee my having to defend Trump's absurdities at some point tomorrow (you...

Original post made by Romney 2016 on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 26, 2015 at 10:09 am | 7 comments | 1350 Views


Menlo Park: Farewell Su Hong, hello Yum Cha Palace

Jason Kwan's forthcoming Menlo Park restaurant, Yum Cha Palace, will be somewhat of a departure from the Su Hong sit-down...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by People, on Dec 15, 2015 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 8588 Views


Portola Valley: Car crash kills man, 23, Sunday morning on Portola Road

Portola Valley resident Charles Derwin, the 23-year-old son of the town's mayor, died early Sunday morning (Dec. 27) in...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ann, on Dec 31, 2015 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 10102 Views


Hillary Clinton back in Atherton for another fundraiser

For the second time in a little more than a month, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton for a political...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Villi, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 4119 Views


Custodian sues deputy over courtroom gun incident

A county court custodian filed an amended complaint on Monday (March 14), adding a civil-rights violation to several other...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 7 comments | 3353 Views
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