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MENLO PARK

Editorial: City struggles to serve the 'media'

We can understand why some government officials believe that answering media queries takes valuable time away from their...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Long time Menlo Man, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 8 comments | 2620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contested elections may be ahead for high school and community college district boards

Of the many seats on local governing boards up for election in November, contests appear to be shaping up for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Eva Travers, on Oct 2, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 2620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MA's Big Bear Run Welcomes Alumni!

The 4th Annual Big Bear 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles) will commence at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 3. The first 50 M-A graduates to...

Original post made by Susan Mohr on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Weekend Warrior, on Apr 24, 2009 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2619 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor says he will seek second term

Mayor Rich Cline will run for a second term on the Menlo Park City Council, he told The Almanac this week. He is the second...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 2618 Views

MENLO PARK

Audio recordings could tell what happened at party

Evidence that may be hard to refute could answer questions about whether there was misconduct by police in their response...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 21, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 52 comments | 2618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Workshop at Atherton Library

“Turning No into Yes” Presented by Parents Place of San Mateo. Wednesday, May 27 at 7 PM. Young children are expected...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Airport uses GPS to track ride-sharing services

San Francisco International Airport is using a GPS-based system to track traffic from ride-sharing services such as Lyft...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Pirate Cab to the mat, on Mar 17, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 5 comments | 2618 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside council should reject 'art cave' project

The Woodside Town Council should overturn the recent Planning Commission decision to approve a lot line adjustment (reported...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nancy Reyering, on Jan 27, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 2618 Views

WOODSIDE

Former Woodside mayor Susan Crocker dies at 75

Susan Crocker, who served on the Woodside Town Council from 1991 to 1995, and was mayor in 1993, died at her home in Woodside...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Oct 28, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 2618 Views

MENLO PARK

Winter doesn't stop these swimmers

You could reasonably expect Burgess Pool to be mostly empty this time of year, save for a hardened few. A weekend dip in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by even more reality, on Mar 14, 2009 at 9:50 am | 31 comments | 2617 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo: Armed robbery suspect says he was 'being chased by Russians' during wild ride

Efforts have been unsuccessful to get a man into court after he allegedly robbed a Facebook bus driver in Menlo Park before...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'...but what I really want to do is produce'

For his short movie "Johnny Goner," David Harris had the cameras, the crew, the professional actors flown in from Hollywood,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by ATOWNMAMA, on Oct 5, 2008 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2617 Views

AROUND TOWN

County Supervisors Approved 3% raise to Sheriff Deputies.

For those residents who don't know it the deputies contract includes a 1% higher pay clause. The raises will cost the county...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Home Sick Today, on Apr 26, 2011 at 11:55 am | 43 comments | 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seven locals receive Merit scholarships

One Woodside High senior, three seniors from Menlo-Atherton High, and three from Menlo School were among the recipients nationwide...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Phoebe, on Jun 27, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 2616 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears Varsity Basketball wins thriller against Sacred Heart Prep 60 - 52

Senior point guard Jeff Keller and senior forward Nils Gilbertson combined for 46 points as the Menlo-Atherton (1-1) Boys...

Original post made by calfan on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many locals excited about historic presidential election

The words "President-elect Barack Obama" must be sounding pretty good to a majority of local voters. The Midpeninsula, like...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Not Excited Either, on Nov 14, 2008 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals plan to soak up the big event in Washington

Several local residents are among the hundreds of thousands swarming Washington, D.C., this week for the inaugural of Barack...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2616 Views

ATHERTON

Man arrested on charges of using Atherton library computer to view pornography

Acting on a tip from an employee in the Atherton public library, police from Atherton and Redwood City on Oct. 30 arrested...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Nicole, on Nov 15, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 4 comments | 2616 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Search is on for missing Menlo Park girl

Police are looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 18, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 2615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrested employees worked in DA's office

Two former San Mateo County employees, recently arrested on charges of stealing from the estates of deceased people, actually...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 11, 2012 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 2615 Views
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