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ATHERTON

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A would-be robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by beware evil things like numbers, y'all!!!, on May 30, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 26 comments | 4968 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Middle East is setting for updated 'Antigone' staged at Menlo School

Menlo School presents an updated version of "Antigone" by Sophocles, set in modern times in the war-torn Middle East, Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by MOO, on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 4968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Menlo Park: Cops focus on distracted driving

A contingent of seven or eight motorcycle officers from around San Mateo County will be in Menlo Park and Atherton on Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:10 pm | 23 comments | 4967 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library: Error discovered in draft EIR

The El Camino Real/Watkins Avenue intersection has given Atherton residents a headache for many years. It turns out that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by it gets worse, on May 7, 2012 at 11:34 am | 13 comments | 4966 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera bank robbery suspect arrested; photo released

A suspect in the April 4 robbery of the Chase Bank in Ladera was arrested Wednesday in Santa Barbara. In custody on robbery...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anony, on Jun 8, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 4966 Views

MENLO PARK

West Nile virus spraying set for Wednesday in Menlo Park

A large portion of Menlo Park will be sprayed Wednesday night and early Thursday morning after the West Nile virus was again...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Agent Orange, on Sep 1, 2015 at 8:51 am | 8 comments | 4965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo supports Occupy Wall Street protesters

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, supports the Occupy Wall Street protests and said she is "surprised people weren't out...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Here come the haters, on Jan 21, 2012 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 4965 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Georgia Tech beats Duke for the 10th Consecutive Time

Duke University, the Alma mater of kindred spirits Richard Nixon and a former local mayor, was soundly beaten on the gridiron...

Original post made by Sports Fan on Sep. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4965 Views

WOODSIDE

Facebook shuttle drivers vote to form union

After presenting a petition and holding a rally at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, the 87 drivers who take Facebook...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Nov 22, 2014 at 9:26 am | 13 comments | 4965 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park School District Expansion- Idea Proposed

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 4964 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Heavy rail not the solution for regional transit needs

Usually, I disagree with Henry Riggs. And usually I agree with the editorial positions of the Almanac. This time, it's the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2007
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 21, 2007 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 4964 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside nixes solar-panel plan

The Woodside Town Council voted unanimously on Sept. 14 to do as a staff report recommended: scrap the plans for solar panels...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by panel owner, on Sep 22, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 4964 Views

SPORTS

Women's adult soccer league sign-ups

Beginning and intermediate level teams play refereed games 1-2 times per week for fitness and friendship. Women 23 years...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4963 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo College professor killed in car accident

Laura Marschall, 44, associate professor of biological sciences at Menlo College in Atherton, was killed Saturday in a head-on...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 5, 2007 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 4963 Views

ATHERTON

Former manager John Danielson out of the picture in Atherton

A contract approved by the Atherton City Council in late January to hire the town's newly resigned interim city manager John...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by John Denver, on Mar 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 4963 Views

SPORTS

The Soccer Team that Wasn't Supposed to Be

The Soccer Team that Wasn’t Supposed to Be It was only a year ago when Mark Sontag, M.D. promised his family that he...

Original post made by TGodfrey on Dec. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4962 Views

ATHERTON

DeGolia: Public money may be needed for new Atherton civic center

Atherton City Councilman Rick DeGolia says he thinks it is "inevitable" that the town must soon ask voters to allow the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 11, 2016 at 8:16 am | 23 comments | 4962 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park compiles comments on Caltrain electrification impact report

About 20 people attended a meeting in Menlo Park last night to chime in on the draft environmental impact report for Caltrain's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 28, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 4961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Don't believe high-speed sales pitch

Sure, who wouldn't like to hop a train in San Francisco and step off about three hours later in Los Angeles, for the low...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Fredrick Schermer, on Aug 28, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 25 comments | 4961 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park library should double in size, consultants say

Menlo Park's main library in the Civic Center should more than double in size to add rooms for studying, tutoring, meetings...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2017 at 7:13 am | 6 comments | 4960 Views
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