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ATHERTON

Phone scam targeting Seniors asking for help $$$

Has anyone or anyone's parents gotten a call asking for help? Someone seems to be targeting seniors in the area saying they...

Original post made by bambi on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 12, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 3 comments | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

POST buys 97 acres near La Honda

The Peninsula Open Space Trust has acquired 97.5 acres of land on the western side of the Santa Cruz range near La Honda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by Maggie Heilman, on Jan 15, 2011 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1340 Views

MENLO PARK

RDA shutdown crunches Menlo Park's budget

A clearer picture is emerging of how the redevelopment agency (RDA) shutdown will impact Menlo Park's budget. But not everyone...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1340 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Overall crime reports down

Compared to the first six months of 2013, Menlo Park saw a 14 percent drop in the total number of reported crime incidents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by BelleHaven, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gerry's Cakes not closing, at least not yet

Rumors that Gerry's Cakes in Menlo Park is closing are not true, according to the owner, though she acknowledged that the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by foodlover, on Dec 27, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Shop Local' aims to boost business, shopping

A new program to connect shoppers from Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton with local businesses is launching...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conlon, Gordon vie for Assembly District 21 seat

Democrat Rich Gordon and Republican Greg Conlon, rivals for the California State Assembly District 21, agree upon one thing...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 9, 2010 at 10:19 am | 5 comments | 1339 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Coroner identifies man killed in motorcycle crash

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed in a motorcycle crash on state Highway 1...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 1339 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Center, the Library, and Perpetuating the Private Army

Right now Atherton is embroiled in one of the largest controversies it has ever had over the location of the library. Didi...

Original post made by Jerry Lewis on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:03 am | 6 comments | 1339 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Attorney's Law Firm Implodes

When Atherton selected Wynn Furth as the City Attorney to replace Marc Hynes, Jerry Carlson said that a deciding factor was...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hot off the presses, on Jul 2, 2010 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

New supervisor Dave Pine has been around the block

Dave Pine, a former corporate attorney and a longtime part-time politician -- he held elected office at age 19 -- beat out...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lets Hope, on May 13, 2011 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artists showcase works at Cafe Zoe

Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park is displaying 40 original works by artists from Abilities United. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10523...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Coffe lover, on Jan 31, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 1338 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Firefighters plan wildfire drills in Portola Valley

Firefighters from all over San Mateo County will converge on the Spring Down open space just south of the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bolivar, on Apr 1, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside memories: Mother's advice a life's gift

This morning as I put a pot of water on the stove, Mother's words returned: "Once the water boils, turn it down; it won't...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on May 11, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 1338 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supervisors vote 4-1 to put sales tax on ballot

It might be like making a speech to a hostile audience when the county writes its argument in support of a half-cent sales...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Irate Voter, on Jul 25, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 13 comments | 1338 Views

MENLO PARK

Yes on M saves the specific plan; no on M implodes it

Unless restricted by Measure M, Greenheart and Stanford seek to develop over 80% of the Plan maximum non-residential space...

Original post made by George c. Fisher on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by undecided on M, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 37 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sen. Yee proposes 'opt-in' phone books

Piles of unwanted phone books littered throughout the Bay Area and the state could soon be reduced under legislation...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by sasha, on Oct 30, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 4 comments | 1337 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Ordinance would restrict lawn watering

A revised Menlo Park ordinance would prevent some homeowners from watering their lawns during the day, and require them to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by the connection, on Jan 1, 2010 at 10:49 am | 15 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Depot to fund 44 El Camino Real trees

Home Depot has provided a grant that will fund the planting of 44 London Plane trees along El Camino Real in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Downtowner, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-city lawsuit filed against high-speed rail

Palo Alto, Atherton and Menlo Park launched a fresh lawsuit Thursday against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, claiming...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gern Blanston, on Oct 10, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 10 comments | 1337 Views
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