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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 Mar 13, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 6 comments | 4764 Views

MENLO PARK

BBC restaurant get permits to start construction work

Construction of a three-floor restaurant with rooftop dining at 1090 El Camino Real, site of the British Bankers Club, has...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Dan , on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:11 am | 11 comments | 4070 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Gateway unveils plan for 250-room hotel in Menlo Park

The view from the Bayshore Freeway in Menlo Park may be about to change: Developer David Bohannon, hotel partner in hand...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Mar 13, 2015 at 4:51 am | 32 comments | 6071 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Want to serve on the civil grand jury?

If you've ever harbored a desire to serve on the San Mateo County Superior Court Civil Grand Jury, now's your chance. The...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Flynn, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 931 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Menlo Park register private license plate readers?

With a policy governing the use of automated license plate readers by the police department now in place, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Mar 12, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 39 comments | 2611 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Burglar ransacks house in Ladera

Crime reports from Woodside, Ladera, North Fair Oaks, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/03/12/police-calls-burglar-ransa...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1761 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton new Little League facilities due to open in April

The new Little League field and grandstand in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park should be completed in time to begin games...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 1897 Views

WOODSIDE

Filoli hires firm to help handle volunteer exodus

Filoli, the historic estate in Woodside, has hired an Oakland-based crisis communications management company, Kamer Consulting...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Rose of Sharon, on Mar 12, 2015 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 714 Views

WOODSIDE

Tips on Emergency Preparedness

Woodside's newest town advisory committee, the Emergency Preparedness Committee has put out a bulletin with tips for getting...

Original post made by Woodside Emergency Preparedness Committee on Mar. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 130 Views

ATHERTON

Hartnett appointed to CEO of SM transit at salary of of $435,000.

This is just plain outrageous. See: Ex-Redwood City mayor to lead SamTrans http://thedailynews.ca.newsmemory.com/ee/thedailynews/default.php?pSetup=thedailynews ...

Original post made by anonymous on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 12, 2015 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 277 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filoli statement: More than 1,000 volunteers sign new agreement

More than 1,000 Filoli volunteers have signed a new volunteer agreement, Executive Director Cynthia D'Agosta announced in...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by former volunteer, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:26 am | 60 comments | 5200 Views

MENLO PARK

Home Front: Me and my BMW: a match just meant not to be?

Somehow I feel I am being punished for being too smugly happy about the fact that with all my children gone from home, I...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Miranda, on Mar 11, 2015 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 350 Views

MENLO PARK

Corte Madera School dean named 'administrator of the year'

Kristen Shima, dean of students at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley, has been named by a professional organization as...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by PV Parent, on Mar 11, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 1845 Views

MENLO PARK

Reducing hazards at Ravenswood rail crossing

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her car at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park, the community...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 811 Views

MENLO PARK

New owner of Menlo Park dry cleaners asks for clean slate

Guilt by association is a pernicious thing, as the new tenant of Menalto Corners in Menlo Park is discovering. Eric Ybarra...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Carolyn Helmke, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 6 comments | 3326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

German-American school finds new home

The German-American International School has filed for a use permit to relocate from 275 Elliott Drive to 475 Pope Street,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 11, 2015 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2225 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Grandmother arrested after vehicle strikes signs, rolls with grandchilden inside

A 64-year-old woman has been arrested on felony drunken driving and child endangerment charges after the vehicle she was...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3882 Views

AROUND TOWN

The silent victims of CalTrain tragedies

Sadly we have experienced a number of recent tragedies on the CalTrain right of way in Palo Alto and Menlo Park in recent...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 10, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain fatality identified as Palo Alto teen

A 15-year-old Palo Alto student was killed by a train on the railroad tracks south of Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto at about...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 10, 2015 at 4:15 pm | 18 comments | 8279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mozart and Mahler!

Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra will perform Mozart and Mahler (soloist soprano Amina Edris) at St. Bede's Episcopal Church,...

Original post made by Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra on Mar. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 164 Views
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