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MENLO PARK

Update: Checks stolen from church

Someone walked away with about $20,000 in un-cashed checks at Bethany Lutheran Church in West Menlo Park, but the checks...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Taitz, on Feb 7, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 4 comments | 5481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court denies schools recovery of $20 million in losses from Lehman Brothers bankruptcy

A state appeals court on Thursday approved the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against San Mateo County by 12 county school...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 2408 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford University sued over Searsville Dam

Two environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit against Stanford University for allegedly harming the threatened steelhead...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by Susan Brodsky, on Feb 6, 2013 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 1329 Views

ATHERTON

Russian Orthodox church celebrates 60 years

Epiphany, January 19, 2013, was an important day for members of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin, a Russian Orthodox church...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 3341 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: We must untie the El Camino traffic knot

After nearly a decade, there is a proposal to develop vacant lots along El Camino in Menlo Park. There are significant changes...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by throw them out, on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 1496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Call out the band: Lou Matas turns 99

For years, he's crooned for others as a member of an itinerant singing group, and entertained celebratory crowds as part...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 5, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

WOODSIDE

Driver: Bicyclists attacked my truck in Woodside

The driver of a pickup truck says a group of some 50 bicyclists attacked his truck on Canada Road in Woodside on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 55 comments | 4541 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Wielding pepper spray in Portola Valley

Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Ladera. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by fap, on Feb 5, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans: Two more weeks to fix El Camino Real traffic lights in Menlo Park

Feel like a long time since traffic streamed smoothly along El Camino Real in Menlo Park? It's not your imagination. Caltrans...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by santa cruz, on Feb 5, 2013 at 5:18 am | 5 comments | 4320 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford-Arrillaga plan: Boon or doom?

What's worse than a string of empty car lots? Eight acres of mixed-use office space, retail and apartments, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 4, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 57 comments | 3253 Views

ATHERTON

Woman arrested on grand theft, forgery charges

A Redwood City woman was arrested Saturday on grand theft and forgery charges after investigators discovered she had...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 3, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 2493 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Farmers' market in Woodside

A farmers' market is held Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Canada College in Woodside. Fresh fruits and vegetables are available...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 812 Views

ATHERTON

Memorial Mass for Sister Helen Costello

Befriending flocks of lively teenagers, sitting at the bedside of dying children, providing a place where their parents could...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2174 Views

MOVIES

Gift-card fraud leads to multiple arrests

An alleged attempt to use fraudulent gift cards in a downtown San Mateo store last week led to the arrest of five San...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Basketball: Menlo boys grab WBAL lead

==B Prep basketball:== Junior guard Bobby Roth scored 23 points to lead the Menlo School boys' basketball team to a 62-52...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2274 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 26 comments | 2520 Views

WOODSIDE

50 Bicyclists in Woodside Attack Car

In yesterday's news, a sitation that has been escaating and spiralling out of control: SAN MATEO POLICE BLOTTER: WOODSIDE...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 2, 2013 at 9:03 am | 13 comments | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Scale back Stanford's 'bloated' development plan for El Camino

I knew this day would come. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13709 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 7:13 am | 9 comments | 1584 Views

MENLO PARK

World Peace - Is It Possible?

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by World Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1140 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: $46,400 lost in two property crimes

Crime reports from Ladera, Woodside, Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12950&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by local person, on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 2058 Views
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