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AROUND TOWN

Correction: Webb Ranch, Stanford settled lawsuit

In the April 15 issue of the Almanac, a story on a lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court by Dr. Jean Gillon of Menlo...

Original post made on May. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2495 Views

ATHERTON

Johns lawsuit gets go-ahead from judge

The ongoing legal battle between the town of Atherton and its former finance director, John Johns, got the go-ahead from...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Melinda Tevis, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:16 am | 7 comments | 2495 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scarecrows out standing in their field again

One good thing about being a scarecrow: if someone stabs and dismembers you and leaves you to molder on the cold, cold ground,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Kunz, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 2495 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wasted Tax Dollars on the San Mateo Chicken Police

I read the wonderful article, "Your Own Backyard," about the growing popularity of backyard chickens throughout the County....

Original post made by Jessica J. Holcombe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Frustrated, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Portola Valley meets on affordable housing

==B Wednesday:== Portola Valley will hold a community discussion of affordable housing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, in the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:06 am | 5 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park seeks riders for van service

Calling more riders -- the city of Menlo Park's free van service is looking for more patrons. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/18/menlo-park-seeks-r...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2494 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Home fire destroys workshop on Olive Hill Lane

A residential fire Thursday evening at 275 Olive Hill Lane in Woodside destroyed a workshop and the tools and materials inside....

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Wd, on Dec 21, 2015 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 2494 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor to address 'state of city'

As Menlo Park grapples with narrowing its budget deficit, Mayor Heyward Robinson will deliver a "state of the city" address...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 7, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 2493 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Oaks residents ask San Mateo County to protect their oaks

On Tuesday, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will discuss a request by residents of Menlo Oaks for emergency rules...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2493 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park recycles stormwater to wash sidewalks

Given California's severe drought, the sight of city workers starting to power-wash downtown sidewalks on June 1 raised eyebrows...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jun 15, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 2492 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Party with Menlo Park police

The Menlo Park Police Department invites the community to a barbecue on Friday, July 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Burgess...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by pro Sheriff, on Jul 27, 2013 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 2492 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Atherton council studies budget

The Atherton City Council will meet for a study session on the budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Marc, on Mar 27, 2012 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2492 Views

MENLO PARK

Palo Alto Council votes to file an Amicus brief in support of the Lawsuit

Last evening (12:10 AM 3/31/09), the Palo Alto City council on a 5-3 vote decided to file an Amicus brief in support of...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Apr 2, 2009 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 2491 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

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 25 bicyclists cited for running stop sign

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies cited 25 bicyclists on charges of failing to come to a stop at a busy intersection in...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 8, 2010 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 2491 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Concert benefits children's library

The Picasso Ensemble will perform a concert of music ranging from the Baroque to the present at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Know, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's in Menlo Park: Author Katy Butler

Author Katy Butler discusses and signs her new book, "Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death," at 7:30...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Lisa , on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Young entrepreneurs from India to train in Menlo Park

Menlo Park will launch an economic exchange program this spring, with 100 young entrepreneurs and students from India coming...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2490 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Reasonable solution' could save school

On April 9, the Menlo Park City School District Board of Directors will decide whether or not to terminate its 20-plus-year...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by giselle, on Apr 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2489 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven may yet see active police substation

Buried in discussion of Menlo Park's upcoming budget was a hint as to the fate of a long-awaited, active police substation...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Apr 9, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2489 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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