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MENLO PARK

A flood of public records requests hits the DA's office

In yet another headache for beleagured San Mateo County District Attorney, Steve Wagstaffe, multiple public records requests...

Original post made by studabaker on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 24, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 1185 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park drive-by shooting injures two

Two men sitting in the driveway of a Menlo Park residence were shot on Saturday night, June 22, Menlo Park police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 24, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 1211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 2881 Views

MENLO PARK

Witnesses step forward in Nakano killing, police say

Oakland police say several witnesses have come forward in the investigation of the death of Aya Nakano, a 2008 graduate of...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Justice for Aya, on Jun 24, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3147 Views

FICTION

'Community heroines'

Keiko Franklin sent us this photo of three "community heroines" picking up trash on Sharon Road in front of La Entrada Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Truedy, on Jun 24, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1287 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school bond measure officially approved for November ballot

There was much agonizing over language but no surprises when the Menlo Park City School District board met Monday night (June...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Stop the Deception!, on Jun 23, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 17 comments | 1573 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Subcommittee delivers update on Stanford-Arrillaga project on El Camino Real

When last we heard from the Menlo Park council on the proposed eight-acre Stanford-Arrillaga project, a subcommittee had...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 23, 2013 at 10:57 am | 19 comments | 1855 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson's parting manipulation

Jerry Carlson's cynical character came to the fore on June 19, with his "dead hand" maneuver passing the vice mayor's...

Original post made by Atherton Observer on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 1427 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council wants to appoint new member; applications accepted until July 8

Atherton residents who want to serve their community at a high level of involvement -- and who have a solid store of tolerance...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, please come back, on Jun 22, 2013 at 12:54 am | 1 comment | 1505 Views

AROUND TOWN

July 7 service for journalist Bill Workman of Woodside

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 7, at the Kings Mountain Fire Brigade Community Center for William "Bill" Spears...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 21, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Farmers' market a hit in Portola Valley

Late afternoon breezes in Portola Valley ruffled the flowers, set rows of delicate wire-wrapped jewelry to dancing, and caressed...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Nate McKitterick, on Jun 21, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside seeks better handling of bike tours

Woodside Town Council members are upset about how deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office handled -- or did not...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Jun 20, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 13 comments | 1584 Views

MENLO PARK

Joe Biden drops by Menlo Park

Caption for photo in print edition: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14236 posted...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Larry Wallace, on Jun 20, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Portola Valley concert on lawn

Bundy Browne and the Expresso Rhythm Section will perform Thursday, June 20, at the first of three free summer concerts on...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Con man busted in Las Vegas

Bad news: Convicted con man Simon Gann will be returning to the Bay Area. Good news: He should be doing so courtesy of law...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 19, 2013 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

The unfiring of a Menlo Park police officer

Questions linger months after the Almanac broke the story about the arrest, firing and reinstatement of veteran Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by b.giles, on Jun 19, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 53 comments | 11187 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Carlos residents should thank their LUCKY Stars

That city manager Jeff Maltbie didn't ask for $350,000 per year salary. He only asked for $226,526 which equals a 12.7% increase....

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by michael G Stogner, on Jun 19, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, June 20 at 3:30 pm: Craft time for ages 3 and up. Make a fish craft with recycled CDs. Friday, June 21 at 7...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 711 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park block party features bands, diaper derby, pie-eating contest

Bands, a pie-eating contest and a diaper derby are some of the highlights of the 7th annual Menlo Park summer block party,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Clark Kepler, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1048 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors has wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was awarded...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:29 am | 8 comments | 1903 Views
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