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AROUND TOWN

BootUp Ventures' neighbors may see relief from noise

A Menlo Park business that nearby Palo Alto residents say has been a nuisance for three years must immediately cease holding...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Follow the money, on Oct 22, 2018 at 8:24 pm | 6 comments | 4994 Views

MENLO PARK

Bald eagle spotted in Woodside

Jeff Degnan, who lives on Canada Road in Woodside, saw this bald eagle over his house today (July 5). His daughter Emily...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Southbound 280, on Jul 15, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 4 comments | 4993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Parcel tax a wise investment in community's future

Our Menlo Park City district schools are outstanding for a reason — this community consistently invests in our common...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Jan 25, 2017 at 11:46 pm | 35 comments | 4993 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton schools, neighbors face off over use of playing field

Menlo School and Menlo College, which share use of the athletic field known as Cartan Field, want Atherton to allow them...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 21, 2015 at 7:24 am | 17 comments | 4993 Views

WOODSIDE

Mountain lion reported near Phillips Lane

A mountain lion was seen in the vicinity of 140 Phillips Lane near Woodside very early Sunday morning, according to an alert...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Robin Smith, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 4993 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Jasmine spends month on the lam

The bichon frise, not much more than a ball of fluff at less than 15 pounds, was lost and wandering the hills of Woodside,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water , on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 4993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tense time for kindergarten signups

Signing up for kindergarten is an anxious time for most parents, and this year's registration for the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Feb 1, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 4992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo to seek another term

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who has been representing Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, and other cities...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Savant, on Sep 5, 2011 at 11:19 am | 45 comments | 4992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man, 27, charged with rape of 15-year-old girl

Isaac Adam Rodriguez, 27, of Menlo Park, pleaded not guilty Friday, Sept. 18, to six felony charges relating to the alleged...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Shivaun, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 4992 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton's Malcolm Dudley retires after 56 years as investment adviser

Just two weeks shy of his 85th birthday, Atherton's Malcolm Dudley has retired from his full-time job as an investment adviser...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Roger & Betty Toguuchi, on Sep 6, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 4990 Views

WOODSIDE

Photo: Jackling house is no more

The pile of splintered wooden framing under this demolition excavator symbolizes the fate of the Jackling house, a 1926 Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 19, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 7 comments | 4990 Views

SPORTS

Coaches disrespectful to umpires

During a little game at La Entrada last night, the coaches of one on the teams repeatedly bullied the umpires of the game....

Original post made by little league parent on Apr. 5, 2007
Last comment by Hey batter, on Apr 6, 2007 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 4989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: John Johns loses legal round

The saga of Atherton's ex-finance director added some new twists last week, as a judge told John Johns he had to decide between...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Mar 6, 2008 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 4989 Views

MENLO PARK

Foster City approves lowering speed limit for NEVs (neighborhood electric vehicles)

In an article in The Examiner dated 3/21/07, Jason Goldman-Ham reports that Foster City approved lowering the speed limits...

Original post made by Marianne Quarre Dean on Mar. 22, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 22, 2007 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 4988 Views

MENLO PARK

Big run of property crimes in Atherton, MP

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Bulldog, on Mar 3, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 8 comments | 4988 Views

MENLO PARK

Back in school: Camp Hillview welcomes incoming sixth-graders

Hillview Middle School eighth grader Will Rice writes about his school's special program to welcome sixth-graders to their...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Enoch , on Aug 30, 2017 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 4988 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park celebrates MLK Day with new name for park

While the nation celebrated the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15, Menlo Park celebrated its own national...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Margo, on Jan 23, 2018 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 4988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire chief returns home after fall

After three decades in a career that saw him deployed for 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing, Katrina and local emergencies...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 25, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 4988 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: A counterpoint on Stanford's Alpine trail

A recent guest opinion in the Almanac by my Ladera neighbor Lennie Roberts did not fairly represent the pertinent issues...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Len Horowitz, on Aug 23, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 20 comments | 4988 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elmentary School superintendent to resign

Diana Abbati, principal and superintendent of the Woodside Elementary School District since mid-2008, has announced plans...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 20 comments | 4988 Views
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