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AROUND TOWN

Cops pursue, arrest man for carjacking

A man was arrested following a carjacking early Thursday morning in Redwood City, police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Map check, on Aug 3, 2013 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 1436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help ROCKIN' JUMP San Carlos collect shoes for the non-profit, My New Red Shoes for month of August

Did you know that that there are over 24,000 homeless, school-aged children in the Bay Area? During the month of August,...

Original post made by Stacy May on Aug. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two more pull papers in Atherton council race

Greg Conlon, who came in a close third in last November's race for two Atherton City Council seats, and Diane Sandhu have...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 2, 2013 at 7:34 am | 6 comments | 12658 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: SamTrans confirms its bus was involved in train incident at Menlo Park crossing

More than 24 hours after witnesses reported that a SamTrans bus broke through a lowering railroad crossing arm and hurtled...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 2, 2013 at 7:32 am | 15 comments | 3435 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What is the condition of the retirement plan for San Mateo County employees?

With the story of Detroit and many other places, including the state of California, I wonder what the condition of the SM...

Original post made by gunste on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 2, 2013 at 7:00 am | 3 comments | 872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinions: Sparks fly as county manager, grand jurors disagree on report

After release of a civil grand jury report critical of the county's budgeting process, County Manager John L. Maltbie issued...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Henry Fox, on Aug 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 3132 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodsider mentors on 'Supermarket Superstar'

Have what it takes to be the next Mrs. Fields or Orville Redenbacher? Then you may be a Supermarket Superstar. That's the...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Ten home burglaries reported

Police Calls from Ladera, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Thief with the munchies, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 9 comments | 1408 Views

MENLO PARK

New approach at Sharon Heights Shopping Center

Sharon Heights Shopping Center, at 325 Sharon Park Drive in Menlo Park, now has an attractive new entrance, the first major...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by shopper, on Jul 31, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo police officer involved in collision

A Menlo Park police officer making a U-turn against a red light to respond to an emergency call was involved in a crash with...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 894 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo votes to defund NSA phone program

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, voted Wednesday in favor of an amendment to a defense spending bill that would require...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 6 comments | 1194 Views

ATHERTON

Grand jury: Cities like contracted police services

Three cities that have contracted with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office for police services report significant costs...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:00 pm | 24 comments | 1440 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Huge tree limb lands on car

An Almanac reader submitted these photos of a huge oak tree limb that broke off and landed on a car parked near the gym at...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Claire Shmitt, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 801 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: A new course at Menlo Country Club

The project to modernize the 25-year-old golf course at Woodside's Menlo Country Club, shown in this July 19 photo, will...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by June Curran, on Jul 30, 2013 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police plan to expand surveillance

Four surveillance cameras will be added to the Menlo Park Police Department's arsenal if city officials agree. The cameras...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 905 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to revisit Circus Club tax hike

(An updated version of a previously published story.) With the clock ticking on the lifespan of Atherton's current parcel...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:30 pm | 48 comments | 2965 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley extends life of farmers' market

The Portola Valley Town Council agreed Wednesday night that the new farmers' market at Town Center could continue to operate...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 28, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former San Mateo County probation chief convicted on charges of possessing child porn

A former San Mateo County probation chief was found guilty Friday of possessing child pornography. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Jul 28, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 1848 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: DeGolia files candidate papers, Ruggeiro takes them out in City Council race

Two residents who each came within one vote of taking a seat by appointment on the Atherton City Council earlier this month...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 28, 2013 at 11:26 am | 12 comments | 1275 Views
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