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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 | 2393 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 | 2392 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 | 2392 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Coroner identifies man killed in motorcycle crash

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed in a motorcycle crash on state Highway 1...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 2392 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 | 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Hands off open government laws

Residents of California, you nearly got screwed. The latest attempt by Sacramento to weaken the public's access to their...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 2392 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 | 2392 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced for child abuse

A Menlo Park man was sentenced to eight months in county jail and other penalties on April 4 in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by 0 Tolerance, on Apr 11, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 2391 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 | 2391 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 | 2391 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 | 2391 Views

OTHER TOPICS

September arraignment set for man accused in Portola Valley incidents

A 21-year-old Palo Alto man arrested in Portola Valley in April in connection with a series of incidents, including assault...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by John, on Aug 29, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 2390 Views

MENLO PARK

Train hits car; two sent to hospital

A commuter train struck a car in Redwood City on Thursday evening, sending the car's two occupants to the hospital, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 2389 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Escaped suspect captured in Mountain View

A domestic violence suspect who escaped from a patrol car in North Fair Oaks on Thursday night was captured Saturday...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Apr 30, 2013 at 11:13 am | 6 comments | 2389 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by pat cala, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 2388 Views

MENLO PARK

Community meeting on Ravenswood Ave. grade separation

The first of three community meetings to discuss a "grade separation" (separating the roadway from the railroad tracks) at...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by resident, on May 3, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 2388 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 | 2388 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Running with the Tiger' follows a life through World War II China

The cupcakes were delicious. But it was hard to make the jump of imagination from the scrumptious goodies shrouded in grated...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Alan Donald, on Aug 20, 2009 at 1:04 am | 1 comment | 2388 Views

MENLO PARK

Town Square: More fallout from downtown plan

Visit AlmanacNews.com/square to join the conversation on Town Square, the Almanac's online forum.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by greenie, on May 16, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 2387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marianne Crowder celebrates 104 years

They came to wish their teacher "Happy Birthday," bringing cards, flowers, even a box of homemade fudge. Marianne Crowder's...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jennifer Crowder, on Jul 2, 2010 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 2387 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
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