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MENLO PARK

Reports of serious crimes drop 11 percent in 2014

For a city that strives to be on the cutting edge of tomorrow, Menlo Park turned back the clock in at least one respect --...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Feb 10, 2015 at 3:18 am | 7 comments | 1944 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tuesday forum: Should Portola Valley traffic be monitored by surveillance cameras?

Should Portola Valley vehicle traffic be monitored by license-plate-reading surveillance cameras? That the topic of a community...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Slick, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

ATHERTON

Dogs on leash code being enforced at Holbrook Palmer

Visitors to Holbrook Palmer Park are now greeted with a lighted, highway sized information sign stating that dogs not on...

Original post made by what-is-the-reason on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 152 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton says it will sue Caltrain over electrification plan

Unhappy with Caltrain's response to a letter from Atherton requesting concessions on plans to electrify the rail system between...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 36 comments | 3216 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for fraud in a deal that allegedly included promises...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ouch, on Feb 9, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 4481 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton et. al sue Caltrain over electrification plan

A lawsuit has been filed against CalTrain and its electrification plan. The lawsuit can be viewed at: https://www.scribd.com/doc/255220567/Petition-for-Writ-of-Mandate-Atherto...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by short scottie, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:01 am | 11 comments | 1732 Views

MENLO PARK

DA clears Menlo Park officers in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers who shot and killed a fleeing burglary suspect on Nov. 11 used justifiable force, according...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by dm, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 21 comments | 3646 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 8, 2015 at 12:22 am | 1 comment | 639 Views

MENLO PARK

DA: Menlo Park did not break law by hiring consultant, publishing info on Measure M

There was "no violation of the law" by the city of Menlo Park in hiring a consultant and producing materials, including a...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Two cents, on Feb 7, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 17 comments | 2242 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What happened when I confronted my cruellest troll...

Being a troll reveals far more about you than your intended target. Lindy West wrote an amazing story about her experiences...

Original post made by pogo on Feb. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 284 Views

MENLO PARK

Two small earthquakes near Menlo Park this morning

Two small earthquakes struck the Emerald Hills area this morning about two miles southwest of Redwood City, the USGS reported....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Feb 6, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 3030 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Bank customer allegedly threatens Woodside teller

Crime and accident reports from Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/02/06/police-calls-bank-customer-allegedly-threatens-woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Sharon Heights, on Feb 6, 2015 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

County board unanimously denies Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Board of Education on Wednesday night, Feb. 4, unanimously denied the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Enough already!, on Feb 6, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 8 comments | 3425 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

New York Times Article on Brian Williams and Hillary Clinton

Please read this NYT article on Brian Williams and Hillary Clinton. Both fabricated stories about being in imminent peril...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 4 comments | 322 Views

FICTION

Brian Williams and Hillary Clinton are Two Peas in a Pod

It seems that Hillary and Brian Williaams have a lot in common. That is to fabricate lies of being caught in dangersous...

Original post made by Menlo Park Resident on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by menˈdasədē/, on Feb 6, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 309 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley: Parasite is killing band-tailed pigeons

Band-tailed pigeons in Woodside and Portola Valley are dying. A parasite -- avian trichomoniasis -- is making its way through...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 6, 2015 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 4185 Views

MENLO PARK

Research lab opposes new Menlo Park high school

As the Sequoia Union High School District moves ahead with plans to build a new small high school at 150 Jefferson Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 5, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 4 comments | 1883 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council supports alternatives to Searsville Dam

The Portola Valley Town Council has put itself on the record supporting steps that would create an unimpeded migratory path...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy pleads not guilty to conspiracy charges

Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office pleaded not guilty on Tuesday (Dec. 16) to two charges of conspiracy...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:51 pm | 18 comments | 2160 Views
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