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MENLO PARK

Vehicle impound problem: Menlo Park city manager reviewing issue

Legislation is in the works in Sacramento that could ease the pain of impoverished drivers who see their vehicles impounded...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:42 pm | 8 comments | 3214 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission starts another review of specific plan

If Menlo Park residents believe the specific plan governing development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by scorecard, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:43 am | 5 comments | 2399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Learn about Atherton's plans for bicyclist and pedestrian improvements

The first phase of Atherton's plans for making the town a friendlier and safer place for bicyclists and pedestrians will...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by The privileged path, on Aug 11, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 3341 Views

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Looking for a miracle

It was 2 a.m. on July 12 and her husband and two daughters were half a world away, visiting his parents in France, when Marisa...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 11, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2273 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filing deadline extended for four local elections; three contested elections ahead

As the list of candidates for the Nov. 3 election settles, the boards of four local public agencies will have extended candidate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by no followers, on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 2396 Views

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Report: Rent hikes greatly exceed income gains

San Mateo County has released statistics on housing costs and income for the quarter ending June 30, and the numbers confirm...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by JulieToo, on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 2 comments | 1178 Views

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Arizona man who burglarized Woodside home is sentenced

One of two Arizona men who flew to the Bay Area in 2012 with the purpose of burglarizing homes was sentenced Friday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 10, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 2400 Views

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Fire danger warning issued, Peninsula watershed closed

Dry thunderstorms moving through the Bay Area from Thursday afternoon through this morning (Aug. 7), led the National Weather...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Skyye, on Aug 10, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 2566 Views

ATHERTON

Chowchilla kidnapper, former Atherton resident, to be paroled soon

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 10, 2015 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 3776 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunday: Memorial for Helen Hausman, former college district board member

A memorial service for Helen Hausman, a longtime member of the governing board for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2294 Views

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Service League of San Mateo County eliminates Advisory Board.

The Service League of SMC has recently made some big 13 members on Advisory Board and some small changing the words of their...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 492 Views

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Cover story: Refusing to turn away

J. David Cummings of Menlo Park left an 11-year career as a theoretical physicist at Lawrence Livermore laboratory, a center...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 6, 2015 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 3032 Views

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Menlo Park: Hermosa Way heritage trees escape the ax

Two towering redwood trees at 1020 Hermosa Way escaped the ax after the Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission voted...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jenson, on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 2960 Views

OTHER TOPICS

GOP fights American Founding Fathers

Ted Cruz and Republicans want to change the Constitution's checks and balances: “This past term, the court crossed a...

Original post made by Calgary Coward on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by Marty G, on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:34 pm | 17 comments | 982 Views

WOODSIDE

Skylonda residents await hydrogen fuel station

Bugatti, Ducati, Austin Healey, MV Agusta, Ferrari ... Toyota Mirai. Yes, for now, the Mirai belongs in that list of exotic...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Tom G, on Aug 5, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 3351 Views

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Mosquito control operation went as planned, vector control district says

The campaign to kill mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus came to Menlo Park's Allied Arts neighborhood and parts of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by NIMBYBISP, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 2569 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police invite residents to National Night Out

It should be an old-fashioned night of family fun, including a barbecue, games, face-painting and music, as well as a helicopter...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Got Jealousy?, on Aug 3, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 3606 Views

OTHER TOPICS

2015 Readers' Choice: The winners are ...

You'll see many old favorites – and some newcomers – on the list of winners of the 2015 Almanac Readers' Choice...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Aug 3, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 6 comments | 5758 Views

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Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board Wednesday approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by Srini, on Aug 3, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2551 Views

MOVIES

West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes found in Menlo Park

In response to the discovery of adult mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus in ‎Menlo Park on July 29, the San...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Enuff, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 13 comments | 5279 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

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