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Menlo Park report: Violent crime down, property crime up

Violent crime cases fell 39 percent in 2015, compared to 2014, while property crime rose 9 percent, according to new Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jan 19, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 2390 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton pays $619,000 in John Johns case

The town of Atherton paid a total of about $393,200 in attorney fees to investigate former finance director John Johns, and...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:00 am | 3 comments | 2390 Views

WOODSIDE

Reader miffed, columnist responds

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8769 posted Wednesday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 2390 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Victorian Days return to history museum

Re-enactors will portray well-to-do Peninsula residents of the past, gossiping about neighbors and discussing fashion of...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green bike lanes tested at Facebook

Caption with Michelle Le photo in the print edition: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/06/04/green-bike-lanes-tested-at-facebook...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 9 comments | 2389 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo-Atherton grad behind the scenes of Facebook's IPO

When Tom Wirth graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School in 1975, not many people outside California had heard of Menlo Park....

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2388 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Neither cyclist nor truck driver found at fault in fatal collision

The full and final report on the death of Lauren Ward, 47, of Los Altos Hills will likely remain unavailable to the public,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 2, 2011 at 1:24 am | 5 comments | 2388 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election: Bay restoration measure passes

A regional ballot initiative proposing a parcel tax that would raise $500 million over 20 years to fund Bay conservation...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 9, 2016 at 8:05 am | 9 comments | 2388 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Proposal to expand public access to Peninsula watershed draws opposition

A proposal to further open to the public a large tract of Peninsula open space controlled by the San Francisco Public Utilities...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by pvrez, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:44 am | 6 comments | 2388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Just Wondering, on May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2388 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Affordable home loan workshop

Learn how to join the affordable home loan program administered by HEART of San Mateo County for first-time home buyers at...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2388 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council dives into pool bids

Considering that it was a Menlo Park City Council meeting, there was little dissent among council members on Aug. 24 as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 18 comments | 2387 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park officials agree to 3% raise for city employees

Menlo Park city officials on Monday announced a tentative agreement with city workers that includes a 3 percent raise and...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 28, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 14 comments | 2387 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: More work needed on Menlo Park general plan before approval

At the outset, let us say collectively that we believe there are many positive attributes contained in the proposed general...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Dec 3, 2016 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 2386 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by ann, on May 9, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2385 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lost and found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 2385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scott Delucchi departs for Monterey SPCA post

Scott Delucchi, a former Menlo Park resident, has left his post as vice president of community relations for the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2016
Last comment by Tom Mack, on Jul 4, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 2385 Views

ATHERTON

Examining impact of new Atherton library

==B Thursday:== The public has a chance to say what should be included in an environmental impact report on the the proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Yes to EIR , on Dec 7, 2011 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 2385 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman to run for state Assembly

Menlo Park Councilman Peter Ohtaki has announced plans to run in 2016 for the District 24 California Assembly seat currently...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Pay Attention, on Dec 22, 2015 at 10:47 am | 9 comments | 2384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How schools are handling Obama talk

With all the hubbub over whether schools should show President Barack Obama speech today that urges students to take responsibility...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Summer, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 2384 Views
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