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PORTOLA VALLEY

Local man sentenced for child pornography

Stephen Wolf, who pleaded no contest in March 2013 to possessing child pornography, now faces eight months in jail and three...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by fwiw, on Dec 12, 2013 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 4769 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A students collect food for needy families

Continuing their annual holiday tradition, students at Menlo-Atherton High School have collected more than 150,000 cans of...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn D, on Dec 12, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 3687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week

Santa baby, she's been nice -- we swear! Meet Bella, a sweet female pit bull available for adoption at the Peninsula Humane...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 12, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1678 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac Holiday Fund misinformation

The Almanac Holiday Fund http://www.almanacnews.com/morguepdf/2013/2013_12_11.alm.section1.pdf contains erroneous information...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves pay raises for union

So somebody please correct me if I'm wrong, but did I hear city attorney Bill McClure say last night that Council had to...

Original post made by Jesse on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:13 am | 17 comments | 3028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hanretty released from prison, appeals court order for $2.7M in restitution

Tim Hanretty, the former Woodside and Portola Valley school official who was imprisoned for embezzlement and misappropriating...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wait a sec, on Dec 11, 2013 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 4138 Views

WOODSIDE

Town looks at ways to coax walking, cycling to school

About 8 percent of Woodside Elementary School students walk or ride a bike to school. Students driven to school are the majority...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 1 comment | 1969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petitioners protest Planned Parenthood clinic's opening

It's become as predictable as dawn and dusk: Where a Planned Parenthood clinic opens, there will be protests. And the protest...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 11, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 79 comments | 17580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Council approves union contract

'Twas a long winter's night as the Menlo Park City Council met on Dec. 10, deciding much and debating more. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 11, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 3 comments | 2358 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Big rig loses load on Sand Hill Road

Police expect a traffic delay of at least an hour on eastbound Sand Hill Road Lane because a big rig lost its load at Saga...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 11, 2013 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Lots of business on Planning Commission, council agendas

Some Menlo Park city officials are cramming before the holidays, with a series of meetings scheduled during the next couple...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Menloshopper, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:31 am | 23 comments | 4445 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley Schools Foundation defrauded of $182,500, deputies say

An investigation has turned up seven bad checks, a total of $182,500, written this fall against an investment account for...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by meg, on Dec 10, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 5567 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hanretty released from prison, appeals court order

Tim Hanretty, the former Woodside and Portola Valley school official who was imprisoned for embezzlement and misappropriating...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 4 comments | 2517 Views

WOODSIDE

Safe containing $200,000 in valuables is missing from Woodside home

In the days just before Thanksgiving, when the owners of a home on Godetia Drive in Woodside were away, someone entered the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Julie C, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 3351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: $95,000 diamond ring missing from Atherton home

Crime reports from Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/12/10/police-calls-95000-diamond-ring-missing-fr...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by liz, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 3983 Views

MENLO PARK

There and back again: Menlo Park's Peter Ohtaki visits Ireland

Peter Ohtaki has had a lot of explaining to do lately, but not for the usual reasons, now that the former mayor (still councilman)...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by refreshing, on Dec 10, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cindy's Flowers storefront empty

Drove by last night and seems she's closed up? Anyone know if she moved somewhere else?...

Original post made by nobody in particular on Dec. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 591 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 15-year-old girl shot in drive-by as spate of shootings continues

The fourth drive-by shooting in Menlo Park in three weeks may be gang-related, according to investigators. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 9, 2013 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 4242 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Enjoy our parks --- but clean up after yourselves

Too often I pass by one of our parks and see garbage cans overflowing out into the street, which has, because of this, become...

Original post made by Sandy N on Dec. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2116 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun to Set Later Starting Tonight

On December 5, 5, and 7 the sun set at 4:50 PM PST in Menlo Park, CA. Tonight December 8, the sun will set at 4:51 PM and...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 727 Views
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