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FICTION

Former Menlo School coach pleads not guilty

Michael Taylor, a former Menlo School assistant baseball coach, has pleaded not guilty to stealing computers from the Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Feb 5, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 4378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2236 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officer named in lawsuit retires

An Atherton police officer named in a federal lawsuit for his role in a domestic violence incident and the subsequent alteration...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's reveals new details about future

The transition team taking Kepler's Books into a new phase of life has revealed a few more details about upcoming changes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by praveen madan, on Feb 3, 2012 at 6:49 am | 4 comments | 1789 Views

ATHERTON

Danielson resigns as manager, but may stay on as consultant

==B Update:== Due to an adverse ruling by a state agency, Atherton's interim city manager John Danielson has submitted his...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Feb 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 8 comments | 2712 Views

ATHERTON

Why the rush in Atherton city manager shuffle?

> This is an expanded version of a previously published article.< With the town of Atherton scrambling at the 11th hour...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 14 comments | 3382 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton deputy clerk named interim manager

Deputy City Clerk Theresa DellaSanta is now Atherton's interim city manager. Former manager John Danielson will continue...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 18 comments | 4389 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Speakers: Don't halt Belle Haven services

Rarely does anyone show up to a budget hearing to say "please cut my program." The Menlo Park City Council's Jan. 30 study...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted, on Feb 2, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 2311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing student found safe

A missing 19-year-old special-needs Canada College student was found safe early this morning (Feb. 2) after authorities...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 2, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1625 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Will town say 'yea' to Willie Mays Way?

With the backing of most residents of the street, a local Little League leader wants the town of Atherton to rename Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by G. Jones, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 2207 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officer named in lawsuit retires

An Atherton police officer named in a federal lawsuit for his role in a domestic violence incident and the subsequent alteration...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 2186 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Two women now on architecture review board

The gender ratio on Portola Valley's five-member architecture review board has changed to three men and two women from a...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Megan Koch, on Feb 1, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 3399 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Fire occurred at Larry Ellison's former home

The large Japanese pagoda-style home in Atherton where firefighters quickly extinguished an attic fire Sunday was the former...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Feb 1, 2012 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 3287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Special-needs student goes missing

Authorities in San Mateo County are asking the public's help in finding a 20-year-old special-needs student who went...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Feb 1, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 1865 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook unveils bike plan

Making the streets of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto safer for bicyclists has hit the top of Facebook's community "to do"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by bike rider, on Feb 1, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 7 comments | 4596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police nab two Menlo Park men as burglary suspects

Palo Alto police chased down and arrested two Menlo Park men who they believe were planning to burglarize a residence in...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 1, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 2752 Views

MENLO PARK

How You Can Help Raise $10,000 for the Menlo Park Boys and Girls Club in 60 Seconds or Less

Facebook has announced it is donating $2 to the Menlo Park Boys and Girls Club, for every person who clicks "like" on the...

Original post made by Boys and Girls Club Advocate on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Menlo, on Jan 31, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 2097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artists showcase works at Cafe Zoe

Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park is displaying 40 original works by artists from Abilities United. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10523...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Coffe lover, on Jan 31, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 2459 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Vendetta against Jack Hickey unwarranted

The Almanac is perhaps the premier venue for debate in the South Peninsula, and diverse opinions on city planning and high-speed...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 6 comments | 2943 Views

ATHERTON

Armed man invades Atherton home

A man armed with a gun and a knife got away with some $322,000 in jewelry and watches after invading an occupied house in...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 9 comments | 2153 Views
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