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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 | 1360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three people killed in crash identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the victims of a crash involving a stopped car on Interstate 280 just north...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by tanya, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1360 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton inches forward on Town Center

The town of Atherton took another step forward in the effort to upgrade its aging and cramped government offices when the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Outsource, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1359 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Property owner sees faults in downtown plan

My family and I have been downtown property owners and residents of Menlo Park since the 1940s. There were cars in the 1940s,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 23, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1359 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawsuit filed over campaign sign shenanigans

During the 2011 election cycle, a mystery: A campaign sign uprooted from Chuck Bernstein's front yard. A cellphone dropped...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Nov 14, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 1359 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editoral: City overreacts in censoring emails

Menlo Park's decision to delete a flood of emails sent to the City Council in support of a fired gymnastics instructor raises...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Leftist and laughing, on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1359 Views

MENLO PARK

Comment deadline on Bohannon project

Sept. 21 is the deadline to comment on the environmental impact report for the Menlo Gateway office-hotel project proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 4 comments | 1358 Views

MENLO PARK

County Wasting Dollars?

Why is San Mateo County wasting tens of thousands of dollars resurfacing Santa Cruz Ave between Sand Hill and the Alameda....

Original post made by Waste Not on Oct. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Collacchi explains intentions on Cargill project

The recent Cargill attack on Menlo Park City Council member Andy Cohen and Save the Bay's Stephen Knight for discussing Cargill's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Origami Cranes for Japan

The Atherton Library is hosting an origami workshop to fold cranes for Japan relief. Tuesday, April 5 at 3:30 pm. Please...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1358 Views

MENLO PARK

Vote for your favorite restaurants, shops and services

Almanac readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for their favorites...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 18, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Native American partial skull found in Ladera

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office were called to Ladera on Friday, July 1, after a worker discovered what...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by ItsO-S-C-A-R, on Aug 5, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 1358 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Consider a gift to the Holiday Fund

Despite the ongoing financial challenges we all face, last year Almanac readers contributed nearly $100,000 to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1358 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 | 1357 Views

MENLO PARK

Tree limb impales car in Menlo Park

The driver of a silver Toyota was injured when the top of a redwood tree came crashing through his windshield as he was driving...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adams, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted Sunday morning in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unions remain silent about candidate interviews

Menlo Park's six City Council hopefuls are now wading through the nearly endless series of interviews each candidate undergoes...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar flees Stanford Shopping Center

A rash of daytime car burglaries took place at Stanford Shopping Center this week, including three Saturday (Feb. 19), according...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1357 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney closes Menlo priest investigation

The San Francisco District Attorney's Office has decided not to press charges against Father William Myers, pastor of a Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:06 am | 9 comments | 1357 Views
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