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Will town say 'yea' to Willie Mays Way?

With the backing of most residents of the street, a local Little League leader wants the town of Atherton to rename Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by G. Jones, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 2401 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officer named in lawsuit retires

An Atherton police officer named in a federal lawsuit for his role in a domestic violence incident and the subsequent alteration...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 2510 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Two women now on architecture review board

The gender ratio on Portola Valley's five-member architecture review board has changed to three men and two women from a...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Megan Koch, on Feb 1, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 3626 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Fire occurred at Larry Ellison's former home

The large Japanese pagoda-style home in Atherton where firefighters quickly extinguished an attic fire Sunday was the former...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Feb 1, 2012 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 3603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Special-needs student goes missing

Authorities in San Mateo County are asking the public's help in finding a 20-year-old special-needs student who went...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Feb 1, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 2143 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook unveils bike plan

Making the streets of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto safer for bicyclists has hit the top of Facebook's community "to do"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by bike rider, on Feb 1, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 7 comments | 5288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police nab two Menlo Park men as burglary suspects

Palo Alto police chased down and arrested two Menlo Park men who they believe were planning to burglarize a residence in...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 1, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 3234 Views

MENLO PARK

How You Can Help Raise $10,000 for the Menlo Park Boys and Girls Club in 60 Seconds or Less

Facebook has announced it is donating $2 to the Menlo Park Boys and Girls Club, for every person who clicks "like" on the...

Original post made by Boys and Girls Club Advocate on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Menlo, on Jan 31, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artists showcase works at Cafe Zoe

Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park is displaying 40 original works by artists from Abilities United. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10523...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Coffe lover, on Jan 31, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2808 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Vendetta against Jack Hickey unwarranted

The Almanac is perhaps the premier venue for debate in the South Peninsula, and diverse opinions on city planning and high-speed...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 6 comments | 3246 Views

ATHERTON

Armed man invades Atherton home

A man armed with a gun and a knife got away with some $322,000 in jewelry and watches after invading an occupied house in...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 9 comments | 2545 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council votes 4-1 on new city manager contract

Menlo Park City Council meetings can be packed full of surprises, but the Jan. 24 meeting proceeded much as expected —...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jan 31, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1704 Views

ATHERTON

Firefighters quickly control Atherton fire

Firefighters were able to quickly control a two-alarm attic fire at a large two-story home on Isabella Avenue in Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 2831 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo studies service cuts, tax hikes

What to cut and how to cut remains the focus of the Menlo Park City Council, which will hold a study session Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 31, 2012 at 11:14 am | 8 comments | 2716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 29, 2012

Hardcover Fiction Art of Fielding - Chad Harbach Death Comes to Pemberley P D James Sense of an Ending - Julian Barnes Orphan...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jan. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man beaten, robbed at Stanford Shopping Center

A man in his 60s was beaten and robbed by several men -- including one armed with a handgun -- near the Macy's Men's Store...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Paul Kersey, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 2187 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman cites harassment and abuse

The difficult job of serving on the Atherton City Council has been made nearly intolerable by incidents including vandalism...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 42 comments | 17121 Views

MENLO PARK

BBC's liquor license indefinitely suspended

Until another owner takes over operations at the landmark British Bankers Club, at the corner of El Camino Real and Santa...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Rich Business Man, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 3177 Views

MENLO PARK

RDA shutdown crunches Menlo Park's budget

A clearer picture is emerging of how the redevelopment agency (RDA) shutdown will impact Menlo Park's budget. But not everyone...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 2602 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Special Meeting of Jan 27, 2012

Town of Atherton City Council / Channel Drainage District SPECIAL MEETING Jan 27, 2012 Video Broadcast Brought...

Original post made by APOA on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1689 Views
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