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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Customers shopping at the Tri-E-Z got more than they bargained for Friday night after two men, one armed with a handgun,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Rex, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 1932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Too much traffic, not enough housing

In addition to unknown impacts of the new campus development at Stanford of two additional medical centers and one additional...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Peter Smith, on Jan 8, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toddler Dance Party

Tuesday, January 8th at 10:30 am, the Atherton Library will host our Toddler Dance Party with musician Mariela Herrera. For...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 8, 2013
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Cedro closes, Cafe Borrone to expand

Cedro Ristorante Italiano in downtown Menlo Park closed over the holidays, and its next-door neighbor, Cafe Borrone, is poised...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ho hum, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 13 comments | 4047 Views

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A page from our history

In 1969, about 100 demonstrators, angry about weapons development at the Stanford Research Institute, marched around the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 1401 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police union dumps Teamsters, hires law firm for labor talks

Just months before contract talks with the town of Atherton open, the Atherton police officers' union has parted ways with...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 7, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 6 comments | 1575 Views

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Slingbox agrees to penalty to resolve complaints

The maker of the Slingbox TV device has been ordered to pay $195,000 to settle customer complaints and must register...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Some Guy, on Jan 7, 2013 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 1500 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District exceeds enumerated powers

ENUMERATED POWERS of the Sequoia Hospital District (a.k.a. Sequoia Healthcare District) were established pursuant to the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 6, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 5 comments | 1883 Views

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Perhaps a better way to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Today, 1 January 2013, many communities in the UK introduced 20 MPH speed limits in areas where cars, pedestrians and bicycles...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 6, 2013 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 2362 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District "morphing" update

As a result of my postings on Town Square, counsel for the District has issued a Memorandum stating his "...opinion...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 6, 2013 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1630 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo School & College Project

The people who live near this must be very excited about this project. What does it sound like when property values tank? Menlo...

Original post made by Phar Lap on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by move over, on Jan 6, 2013 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 1343 Views

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Sue Lempert fuels Healthcare District debate.

Sue Lempert, columnist for the San Mateo Daily Journal, touched a nerve which ignited a vitreolic response from Kim Griffin,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 5, 2013 at 11:09 am | 9 comments | 2380 Views

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Don Horsley Breaks Campaign promise to Double Dip into the County Coffers

Retired sheriff Don Horsley, who opted to forego his county supervisor salary while collecting a $200,000 pension after being...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:36 am | 17 comments | 3472 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

How did horses get on I-280?

Why and how four horses from Webb Ranch got onto Interstate 280 on Saturday, Dec. 29, is unclear. Three of the horses were...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jan 4, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 11 comments | 2410 Views

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topic: "Romney in Woodside for fundraiser" reviewed for accuracy

original topic http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11651 Was a very long series of posts with great participation...

Original post made by Palm Reader on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by insanity - same thing over & over, on Jan 3, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 13 comments | 1412 Views

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Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 2584 Views

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CHP arrests 208 for DUI over New Year's weekend

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that it made the same number of DUI arrests in the Bay Area over the holiday compared...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1342 Views

MENLO PARK

$10,000 in jewelry stolen from Menlo Park home

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12780&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Sobrato development moves ahead

Menlo Park's M2 industrial district on the east side of town probably ranks second on the list of areas the city would most...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by M-2 for companies, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 1358 Views

ATHERTON

Top stories of 2012

The Almanac covers Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley -- where residents like to think of their hometowns...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Wasted Library Funds, on Jan 1, 2013 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 2378 Views
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