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MENLO PARK

Con man Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 14, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 2534 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood, SHP boys join Eastside Prep girls in finals

The season continued for three local prep basketball teams, but ended for two others following CIF NorCal semifinal games...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by SHP Fan , on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 3945 Views

ATHERTON

Interim manager has a full plate

'We have a busy two months ahead.' Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12418 posted...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 14, 2012 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 2568 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park join plastic bag ban?

The Menlo Park City Council hits the books for a study session on Tuesday, March 13, with a focus on green initiatives. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

NANCY REAGAN BOOK ON PSYCHIC PREDICTIONS

With a forward by the late Dominick Dunne, it is said that Nancy Reagan's books on her psychic predictions through astrology...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 13, 2012 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Time to reform Proposition 13

How ironic that Silicon Valley, the very center of innovation and creativity envied the world over, is saddled with California's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | 50 comments | 4845 Views

SPORTS

Two aces in same round for Menlo Park 12-year old

It has been quite a month for Naomi Lee of Menlo Park. Named player of the year in the Bay Area by U.S. Kids Golf on Feb....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 4119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - March 11, 2012

Hardcover Fiction 1 Spinoza Problem Irvin Yalom 2 Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes 3 Murder at the Lanterne Rouge Cara...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1898 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside agrees to plastic-bag ban concept

The Town Council in Woodside has agreed in principle to join a countywide initiative now in the works that would ban the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:58 am | 11 comments | 3835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla, a Peninsula project, gets blasted

Sadly, Elon Musk's dream about his and others' electric dream car has hit a huge sink hole and is in deep trouble according...

Original post made by REALITYBITES on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 11, 2012 at 6:50 pm | 5 comments | 1581 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley charging stations now running

Two electric charging stations, each capable of simultaneously recharging the batteries of two electric vehicles, are up...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 11, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 2971 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Lesson for Atherton in library parking issue?

The Feb. 29 Almanac carried several instructional articles, including the editorial about the current library parking "crunch"...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Right You Are, on Mar 11, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 2196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Burglars hit Canada Road homes

Burglars broke into two Canada Road residences in Woodside on Friday, March 2, and stole goods valued at nearly $25,000,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 11, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1818 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Venus and Jupiter - what a sight in the night!

In case you haven't noticed, there is a spectacular sight in the night sky these days. From shortly after sunset for a few...

Original post made by Jim Vanides on Mar. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3017 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meets on library in park

Atherton residents who want to learn more about and comment on a plan to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park will...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by 21st century , on Mar 10, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 16 comments | 3506 Views

MENLO PARK

Train kills bicyclist on Menlo Park tracks

A northbound train struck and killed a man on the Ravenswood tracks in Menlo Park at 9:30 a.m. Friday, according to Caltrain....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 10, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 5 comments | 2879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: 'Sing Out For Literacy'

Cafe Zoe holds an open-mic event for the community from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11. Half of the proceeds from the day will...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2702 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County extends spraying moratorium

San Mateo County will extend a moratorium on spraying herbicides along 315-miles of county-maintained roads until March 13...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on Mar 9, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best of both worlds for Alain Pinel

After a 10-year absence, Realtor Alain Pinel is back in town. Mr. Pinel, founder of a national real estate company that bears...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 9, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 3031 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI investigation ????

Here we are March 2012 when will we here about the famous FBI investigation in San Mateo? It has been going on for a long...

Original post made by bob on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 9, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 14 comments | 1535 Views
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