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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Men rob Trader Joe's at gunpoint

Trader Joe's employees were held at gunpoint by two men during an armed robbery of the Menlo Park store around 9:15 p.m....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 5026 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Best buds at Gorilla Foundation

Actress Betty White is a "close friend" of Koko the gorilla and a long-time supporter and board member of the Gorilla Foundation...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2016 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 3064 Views

WOODSIDE

Former Jackling home focus of exhibit

The former home of copper baron Daniel C. Jackling may have been demolished, but in Woodside it is not forgotten. A new exhibit...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Sister Andrea Marie, on Aug 15, 2016 at 12:48 am | 4 comments | 2733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cruz beating Trump in California

According to the Chronicle - Cruz beats all GOP candidates, including Trump. I'm speechless....

Original post made by Java Jake on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by for the Donald!, on Aug 14, 2016 at 5:18 pm | 57 comments | 1436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo School students write code for educational tool

The Looma resembles little more than a makeshift wooden box containing a projector with some techy-looking doodads inside....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Anita, on Aug 14, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Deleting Documents after illegal appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos to Sheriff

I said the July 12, 2016 appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos to Sheriff was illegal and a Coup. The appointment was not on...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 153 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trial date set for lawsuit by driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician seriously injured in December 2012 when her...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 13, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 5 comments | 2653 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Little Hoover Commission to update Special District Report

I recently received the June ADVOCACY ALERT of the Association of California Healthcare District's(ACHD) sent to directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 13, 2016 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 195 Views

MENLO PARK

Did she remit the 12% transient occupancy tax

Quite a bit in other news sites including local news stations about the MP woman who Airbnbed a room in her home for a while...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Aug 12, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 136 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Michael O'Connell, airline machinist

An Irish wake for Woodside Glens resident Michael Dan O'Connell is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Bach Dancing &...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jan Sollish, on Aug 12, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jail smuggling defendants appear in court

Seven defendants including three San Mateo County sheriff's employees accused of a conspiracy to smuggle cellphones and drugs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 12, 2016 at 3:18 pm | 35 comments | 4452 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Political leaders call for Caltrans to act on El Camino hazards

After hearing of the verdict assigning Caltrans most of the blame for a 2010 death in a crosswalk on El Camino Real in Atherton,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 12, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 1551 Views

FICTION

Police calls: Thefts from home construction site in Portola Valley

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/12/19/police-calls-levels-and-job-site-radio-...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2625 Views

WOODSIDE

Wrapping gifts for kids in need

For the fourth year in a row, the Elf Project has called on local students to wrap Christmas presents for children in need. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Denise, on Aug 11, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Thursday because of excessive smog and...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Frances Zavis, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 551 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Carlos Bolanos appointed San Mateo County sheriff on 3-2 vote

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday (July 12) to appoint Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos to fill the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 17 comments | 2768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Eight burglaries in Atherton, Portola Valley, Ladera

Police calls from Atherton, Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/10/police-calls-eight--burglaries-in-atherton-por...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Aug 11, 2016 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 3743 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Fast-tracking growth in Menlo Park — the point of no return fast approaching

Waiting for our city officials' consideration and approval, two decisive environmental impact reports (EIR) are not getting...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by time for reality check, on Aug 11, 2016 at 10:25 am | 39 comments | 2427 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Is there a possible consensus that this election cycle is so messed up because of money?

I am just wondering what people think about the relationship of money, billionaires, corporations and even foreign influences...

Original post made by Mr.SmithRunsFromOffice on Aug. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 65 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump suggests assassination of political opponent

How far must he go to be removed as the Republican nominee? He asked for a gun owners to... oh heavens NO!!!!! ENOUGH! “If...

Original post made by Smoky on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 10, 2016 at 3:23 pm | 9 comments | 224 Views
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