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AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

This week: Thursday, Oct 6 at 3:30 pm: Read for the Record... Join us as we try to break a world's record for the number...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Murder charges in death of motorcyclist

A driver who struck and killed a motorcyclist in East Palo Alto Wednesday morning while fleeing police will be charged this...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by susan smith, on Oct 4, 2011 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1623 Views

MENLO PARK

Two more homes burglarized in Menlo Park

Continuing a losing streak, burglars struck at least twice in Menlo Park on Tuesday (Sept. 27), but only stole once. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neither cyclist nor truck driver found at fault

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. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 3, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 31 comments | 3011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Night-vision goggles, glow stick help rescue girl

Night-vision goggles and a glow-stick necklace were instrumental in a search-and-rescue team locating and rescuing a 5-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 3, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

MENLO PARK

Unions sue Menlo Park over pension initiative

Two labor unions filed a lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court on Sept. 15, challenging the legality of Measure L, the...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 3, 2011 at 10:38 am | 198 comments | 9518 Views

MENLO PARK

No last call yet for Menlo Park's downtown specific plan

It was, perhaps, an optimistic schedule -- three meetings to evaluate the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, then...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lessons of 2011, on Oct 3, 2011 at 9:15 am | 7 comments | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Initiative responses to over-reaching by public employee unions

Here are three initiatives being proposed for the consideration by California voters: ELIMINATES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 22 comments | 1594 Views

ATHERTON

Town Square's Double Standard

Something doesn't quite seem right about the Town Square. An anonymous poster going by the initials JT accuses John Johns...

Original post made by Alan Michaels on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 5:09 am | 12 comments | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ladera community rallies to save pizza place

After 24 years of serving pizza in Ladera, Round Table restaurant in the Alpine Road shopping center could be closed as...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Sep 30, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 3 comments | 2086 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Cargill — If you build it, the roads will clog

After years of debate, just about everybody has heard of Cargill's hugely controversial proposal to build a new city on Redwood...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mimi Wolf, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 3171 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report: High cost of youth gun violence

Gun violence in San Mateo County costs taxpayers an estimated $50 million each year, according to a report on youth and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2491 Views

MENLO PARK

Poll shows that 62.4% would vote to stop California’s high speed rail (HSR) project

A new poll has just been published that shows almost 2/3 of California voters want to sop the California High Speed Rail...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Girl, 6, killed on her way to school

A 6-year-old girl was killed Wednesday morning (Sept. 28), the second traffic fatality in less than three hours within a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 1518 Views

ATHERTON

FBI's investigation of Atherton was a hoax, poster says

It's been nearly a year now since John Johns, the former finance director in Atherton, began circulating the rumor that the...

Original post made by JT on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Sep 30, 2011 at 6:30 am | 15 comments | 1730 Views

MENLO PARK

Aquatics users group to be picked from open pool

The group charged with evaluating customer satisfaction with the city's privately managed public pools may now include people...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by oblivious, on Sep 29, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 1516 Views

WOODSIDE

Back to School: Menlo Park City School District

The Menlo Park City School District faces another year of huge challenges as it moves forward on its $91.1 million, multi-year...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kaygetsu prepares to say goodbye

Kaygetsu, a seven-year-old Japanese restaurant in Menlo Park that made Zagat's top 10 list and has consistently made the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by twgp, on Sep 27, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments | 2478 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Solyndra Execs and Shareholders made Huge Donations to the Obama Campaign

Solyndra executives and shareholders made hundreds of thousands of dollars to Obama's 2008 campaign for the White House and...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pearl, on Sep 27, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 131 comments | 21030 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman busts teen burglars

Around 3 p.m. on a quiet, sunny Monday afternoon, a 41-year-old Menlo Park woman noticed something peculiar in her backyard. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 1592 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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