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Menlo Park: Mother, daughter jailed after raucous traffic stop on Willow Road

Following a raucous incident during a traffic stop on Willow Road on Saturday night, Feb. 27, two women, one from Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Both sides right, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 17 comments | 4289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Chilco Street to get long-awaited sidewalks

Chilco Street, located between U.S. 101 and Bayfront Expresway, is scheduled to get sidewalks in 2016, under a plan unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Mar 16, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 17 comments | 2612 Views

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Trump supporter Rudy Giuliani says: There were no terrorist attacks in the U.S. until 'Obama came along'

Rudy (Mr. "noun, verb & 9/11")Giuliani, Mayor of NYC. On Sept 11, 2001. Moron. Says there were no terrorist attacks in...

Original post made by Trump's Insanity clearly contagious on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Trump's Insanity clearly contagious, on Aug 25, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 17 comments | 499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why does obese Trump ignore his health problems when attacking other candidates?

80 pounds overnight, with a BMI rating of OBESE, and all he talks about is others. Perhaps Mr Trump and Mr Christie should...

Original post made by Neilsen on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Timmy, on Oct 9, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 17 comments | 991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flea Street Cafe, a 'sanctuary restaurant'

While debate persists in online forums and emails to the City Council about whether Menlo Park should become a "sanctuary...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by katie m leeds, on Mar 27, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 2529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Menlo Park weighs 'sanctuary city' status, bike route

The Menlo Park City Council will have its hands full tonight considering whether it should adopt a "sanctuary city" ordinance,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Think deeper, on Apr 21, 2017 at 8:47 am | 17 comments | 1092 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Teens, ages 13-16, rounded up in arson incidents at Woodside Elementary School

Arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School over three days in early August have led deputies from the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by student1, on Nov 10, 2011 at 7:15 am | 17 comments | 5130 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by M K Gurnee, on May 12, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 17 comments | 12509 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton seeks bigger cuts to shore up budget

Atherton staff narrowed the $2 million shortfall in the town's projected revenues, but the cuts don't go far enough to close...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by be careful what you ask, on Mar 12, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 17 comments | 2679 Views

ATHERTON

Ask the deputy

Q. Do cyclists have to obey vehicle laws? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8009...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by driver, on May 22, 2009 at 9:46 am | 17 comments | 3386 Views

ATHERTON

Police officer sues town, public works supervisor over assault, harassment claims

Atherton's public works supervisor, who's been with the town for 33 years, is facing a criminal trial on misdemeanor charges...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by sage, on Jun 4, 2009 at 8:37 am | 17 comments | 3603 Views

ATHERTON

A civil rights victory

In a little noticed proceeding in a San Mateo Criminal Court an unassuming young entrepreneur and Atherton resident struck...

Original post made by marathon man on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:45 am | 17 comments | 2553 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Jailed reporter elaborates on story

<I>Editor's Note: The following letter, written from the San Mateo County Jail, was delivered to The Almanac by Mr. Bothun's...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 17 comments | 2868 Views

ATHERTON

Town video taping of its citizens

It has come to my attention that the Town has video cameras and taping devices installed at locations where the Town staff...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Information Please, on Aug 26, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 17 comments | 2260 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton calls on feds to halt funding for state's high-speed rail project

The proposed elevated high-speed railroad would be akin to a six- to eight-lane freeway bisecting Atherton -- "a blight"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 17 comments | 3737 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meetings in YouTube spotlight

Although many local city council meetings are televised or webcast for the benefit of residents who aren't able to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by johny, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 17 comments | 3689 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 17 comments | 3464 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Ethics board could help Atherton

It is extremely short-sighted for a thin majority of the Atherton Town Council to push aside a proposal that would have at...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 3164 Views

ATHERTON

Cary Weist for Atherton P.D.

Atherton council candidate Cary Weist states on his website that his top issues are: * Ensure that Atherton maintains...

Original post made by Duh... on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:25 am | 17 comments | 2115 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police association tactics under fire in election

A number of residents and City Council members are criticizing a pre-election mail and telephone campaign by the Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nothing False, on Oct 10, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 17 comments | 4431 Views
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