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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district board to vote on O'Connor boundary change

The Menlo Park City School District's governing board will consider a resolution opposing the request from O'Connor Street...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 10 comments | 1921 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Police give safety tips after attack on runner

Atherton police are offering tips for runners and walkers after a 17-year-old Atherton girl out on a noon-time run was grabbed...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Annabelle, on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Atherton council reviews plan for civic center

The recommended conceptual plan and budget for Atherton's new civic center will be reviewed by the Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Turley, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 1295 Views

MENLO PARK

What's the future for the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park?

The site of the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park has been listed by its owner as available to be developed as offices or a mixed-use...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 14, 2016 at 7:18 pm | 12 comments | 3387 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arrested for possessing fireworks

Darnell Sowers, 21, of Menlo Park was arrested June 4 on charges of possessing fireworks, defined as explosive devices under...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by Darnell Sowers, on Oct 30, 2007 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 3177 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Why not a quiet zone for Menlo Park?

At the joint City Council study session with Atherton Jan. 29, I requested that formation of a railroad quiet zone for Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by stressed out resident, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:33 pm | 9 comments | 4177 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley man charged with manslaughter in fatal car crash

Keith Benford Knudsen, 19, of Portola Valley is being charged with "gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated" in a...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Neill Kenmuir, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 47 comments | 8112 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: City should not be in the housing business

It's bad enough that the city is losing money in the child care business, but now former Mayor Andy Cohen and the Almanac...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 20, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain, rail agency accede to Palo Alto protest

Faced with outrage and confusion from Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities, the Caltrain Board of Directors has revised its...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by quiet, on Apr 9, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 9 comments | 2243 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: League of Women Voters says 'no' on key propositions

The League of Women Voters does not concur with The Almanac's recommendations on the May 19 ballot measures, although we...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Democratica, on May 8, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 4 comments | 2107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sue Burns, part owner of SF Giants, dies of cancer

Atherton resident Sue Burns, the senior general partner of the San Francisco Giants baseball team, died of cancer at age...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cathy Oyster, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 2160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sen. Simitian hosts high-speed rail hearing in Palo Alto

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, is offering local residents an opportunity to weigh in on California's high-speed rail...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 22, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 7 comments | 1546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent search limited to insiders

The field of candidates for the next superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District has significantly narrowed...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 2696 Views

WOODSIDE

Mary Smith drops appeal in death of husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley, who unsuccessfully sued Woodside resident Anthony Rose over an incident that she claimed wrongfully...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Apr 20, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2232 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala says he won't run again for Atherton council

Atherton City Councilman Charles Marsala, who was recently embroiled in a controversy surrounding his request for a loan...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 5, 2010 at 4:58 am | 14 comments | 2253 Views

MENLO PARK

Local athletes qualify for national JO track and field

The competition was as hot as the weather, but a handful of local track and field athletes survived both during the Region...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by MENLO, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1584 Views

ATHERTON

Sequoia Healthcare board could reduce tax

Contrary to the initial opinion from the San Mateo County deputy controller, a majority vote by the board of the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1635 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rich Gordon to chair subcommittee overseeing high-speed rail authority

Newly elected state Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, has been named chairman of the Assembly budget subcommittee that...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jan 3, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments | 1664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested in connection with Caltrain attack

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of beating and robbing a man at the Redwood City Caltrain station last week,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by american nurse, on Mar 17, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 20 comments | 2621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley prepares for emergencies

==B WEDNESDAY:== The Portola Valley Town Council will hear presentations and discuss emergency preparedness at its meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
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