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Opinions clash on Alpine Road trail plan

Stanford Professor P.J. Utz, the author of last week's guest opinion titled "Counterpoint on the Alpine Trail," knows not...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by altview, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1743 Views

AROUND TOWN

'I'm happy. Lucky -- alive,' instructor says after small plane makes emergency landing near East Palo Alto

A small airplane made an emergency landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by joe, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1306 Views

WOODSIDE

Man sought after suspicious Woodside incident

Authorities are looking for a man a sheriff's deputy discovered pushing buttons on a call box at the gate of a residence...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Citizen A, on Aug 23, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 2123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music concert at Atherton Library

Tonight, Tuesday, August 23 at 6:30 pm, don't miss Jennings and Keller, an acoustic duo based in Miami Florida. They will...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1230 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police reports: Car strikes stroller

A Toyota Prius struck a stroller, tossing a child out, as the driver tried to make a left turn on to Ravenswood Avenue from...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Subaruzi, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 1524 Views

MENLO PARK

Transportation Commission backs specific plan

The downtown specific plan got a thumbs up from one Menlo Park commission on Aug. 18. Tonight (Aug. 22), it goes before the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by fact checker, on Aug 23, 2011 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 1309 Views

ATHERTON

Coach Ben Parks named to sports hall of fame

Another honor is ahead for Ben Parks, a former football and wrestling coach at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, an...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tim Sullivan, on Aug 22, 2011 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 4680 Views

SPORTS

Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Long-time Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Cobb, on Aug 21, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 2625 Views

MENLO PARK

Split vote denies Walgreens permit to sell beer and wine

Walgreens said it's still thinking about whether to appeal the Menlo Park Planning Commission's denial of an alcohol sales...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by G Cronin, on Aug 21, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Meeting of Aug 17, 2011

Presented by the Atherton Police Officers Association YouTube Channel with access to all videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/AthertonPOA ***** AUGUST...

Original post made by APOA on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Aug 21, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 1491 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Reader sees a bias for West Menlo Park

For as long as I've been reading the Almanac, I've felt that it has always reflected a "West Menlo" preference. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by highway border, on Aug 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1247 Views

MENLO PARK

19-year-old man killed in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police responding to a report of gunshots on Thursday night found a 19-year-old man, Carl Purvis Jr., dead behind...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:34 pm | 5 comments | 2002 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton cop named in report-alteration case

Jon Buckheit's battle with the Atherton police department over a falsified police report intensified this week when Mr. Buckheit...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by random googler, on Aug 19, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 131 comments | 5967 Views

ATHERTON

Car meets pole in Atherton

John Woodell sent us this photo of a car that crashed into a telephone pole on Valparaiso Avenue near Emilie Avenue in Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1640 Views

ATHERTON

Court rejects order to stop Atherton layoffs

Describing it as a "very, very difficult decision," and a "profoundly sad case," a judge denied the Teamsters Union Local...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 1480 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Alzheimer's Cafe opens

Peninsula Volunteers has opened the Alzheimer's Cafe in Menlo Park, a free gathering place for those with dementia and their...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Bart Charlow, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 2171 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: The slow death of high-speed rail

The bad economic news keeps piling up in front of the California High-Speed Rail project but will it be enough to bring Governor...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 4267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote NO on Measure G

Editor, James Keller, Executive Vice Chancellor of San Mateo County Community College District($188,000/yr.) filed the pre-election...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 19, 2011 at 4:01 am | 7 comments | 4007 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for Internet sales...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Citizen A, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 1780 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County looks to reduce greenhouse gases

Desalinization plants, bike paths, electric vehicle recharging stations, native meadows instead of front lawns, local agriculture...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views
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