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Park Theatre pre-demolition sale this Saturday and Sunday

With Christmas just around the corner, you may be wondering about that special gift for the guy who seems to have everything....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 4, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 7 comments | 7545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire board election: Reports show union holds $17,000 heading into final days

Big money was not quite flying around in the final week before the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board election on...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 4, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 6547 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Planning Commission reviews specific plan

The fourth discussion in the ongoing Planning Commission's review of the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 28 comments | 11713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: Measure W would fund rebuilding of fifth district school

Being an elementary school principal can't be easy even under normal circumstances, but it's likely that Encinal School Principal...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by PF, on Nov 3, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 79 comments | 9693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funds started to help Menlo Park teens orphaned by alleged drunken driver

As an alleged drunken driver awaits arraignment, the Menlo Park community is raising funds to help the three teenage children...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Staff Writer, on Nov 1, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 3723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike lanes open in memory of cyclist

Cyclists and officials from San Mateo County, the California Department of Transportation, the California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 1, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 7059 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Emergency training drill in Redwood City

To prepare for a train-related emergency, Caltrain and SamTrans, along with local public safety agencies, will conduct an...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jim , on Nov 1, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 6049 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council acquiesces to complaints about ideas for downtown's future

An observer looking in on the Woodside Town Council meeting in Independence Hall last night would have picked up on an atmosphere...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:22 am | 12 comments | 9040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services set for Menlo Park couple killed by alleged drunken driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, followed by a public memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by justathought, on Oct 31, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 3 comments | 6240 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: $38,400 in jewelry missing from Portola Valley home

Crime reports from Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2013/10/31/police-calls-38400-engagement-r...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on Oct 31, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 3403 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Assistant District Attorney, Al Serrato concludes investigation of Sequoia Healthcare District

After a 5 month investigation into the $300 per month increase in health insurance subsidy to sitting Directors of the Sequoia...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 6229 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Saturday in Menlo Park: Seminar on family history

The San Mateo County Genealogical Society, working with the Menlo Park Family History Center, will hold a seminar on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by ann haley, on Oct 31, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman robs Bank of the West in downtown Menlo Park

A woman in her mid-20s robbed Bank of the West in downtown Menlo Park on Tuesday, police report. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by J J, on Oct 31, 2013 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 2230 Views

AROUND TOWN

County reissues 120 ballots due to boundary-change snafu

The county's failure to officially authorize school boundary changes approved by government agencies and voters over the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 31, 2013 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1162 Views

MENLO PARK

Transitional kindergarten debate: Required or not?

In June 2012 Phil and Christie Kiekhaefer moved from Redwood City to Menlo Park, downsizing their family of four into a tiny...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Test Score Watcher, on Oct 30, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 32 comments | 10281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district election: Carolyn Clarke releases answers to union questionnaire

Carolyn Clarke, candidate for the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has now released her answers to a questionnaire...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 30, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 4 comments | 1864 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Halloween story

They say Halloween is the most popular holiday for elementary-age children. As I trooped through a Woodside neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Class 15, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calfiornia High Speed Rail legal problems reaching a climax.

(published as a ViewPoint in the Print edition of Almanac 10/30/2013) Calfiornia High Speed Rail legal problems reaching...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 30, 2013
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ATHERTON

Atherton: Police arrest two in separate burglary incidents

Atherton police have arrested two people over the last two days on suspicion of burglary and other crimes, the town reports. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:21 am | 3 comments | 4896 Views

ATHERTON

DeGolia the biggest fundraiser in race for Atherton council seat

Rick DeGolia has raised far more funds -- and has spent considerably more of that money -- than his two competitors for a...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 29, 2013 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views
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