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Defense attorney accuses DA of retaliation in prosecution of deputy sheriff

San Mateo County Deputy Sheriff Juan Lopez was back in Superior Court in Redwood City on Feb. 13, but not about allegations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 14 comments | 3924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man told to pay $19K in restitution for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes

James Grady, 61, of East Palo Alto, who was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in January for charges related to a 2014...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Support Local Law Enforcement, on May 6, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 3190 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo on aircraft noise: FAA knows 'something has changed dramatically'

The Federal Aviation Administration "clearly knows something has changed dramatically" with regard to local aircraft noise...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:05 pm | 22 comments | 4353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eastbound Marsh Road will be closed Saturday

Atherton town officials say eastbound Marsh Road will be closed Saturday, Oct. 31, from Middlefield Road to Fair Oaks Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Oct 31, 2015 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Changing the tide' on youth mental health

More than 300 local parents, educators, clinicians and community members gathered Tuesday morning to discuss ways to combat...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by James, on Mar 30, 2016 at 5:50 am | 4 comments | 1849 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Len Materman named to head creek authority

Len Materman, an environmental-policy specialist, has been named the new executive director of the San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Stiedel Rausch, on Jul 25, 2008 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 2250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fergusson laps Ciardella in spending

Kelly Fergusson and Rick Ciardella both ended their campaigns for Menlo Park City Council in the red, while Andy Cohen, the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Gaelstrom, on Feb 4, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 5 comments | 2380 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Weekend workshop on Sudden Oak Death

With Sudden Oak Death (SOD) afflicting forests and neighborhood trees in Portola Valley and Woodside, a three-day training...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2125 Views

MENLO PARK

Oregon jury convicts M-A grad in rape case

Gregory Sako, a graduate of Hillview Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School, was sentenced Tuesday, May 19, in Benton...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by sam, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 40 comments | 4475 Views

MENLO PARK

Community celebrates Marion Softky

Lots of familiar faces turned out Sunday at the Portola Valley Town Center to fete veteran reporter Marion Softky at a celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1703 Views

SPORTS

Plenty of changes for 2009 prep football season

The 2009 high school football season will find a new team in the area and a handful of changes when things officially get...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by RHine@AlmanacNews.com, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 2344 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon deal might hinge on cutting car trips

Reducing traffic, carbon emissions will be a focal point in negotiations over Menlo Park development project. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by not enuff, on Nov 25, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school offered space on WHS campus

The Sequoia Union High School District is offering space on the Woodside High School campus to Everest, a new charter public...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Woodside resident, on Feb 3, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 12 comments | 2184 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Josh Becker zooms ahead in cash raised

Spurred by hefty contributions from entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technologists, Josh Becker has taken a commanding...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Money Means Nothing, on Mar 23, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1505 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police substation hits another snag

The city of Menlo Park is contemplating a lawsuit against a land developer it has been working with to build a police substation...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 16, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 6 comments | 1712 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: The upside of the downtown plan

After years of public meetings to learn what community members want our downtown to be like as we modernize over the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by small towner, on Aug 7, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 5 comments | 1543 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supervisor runoff: Candidates differ on key issues

The two candidates in the Nov. 2 runoff election for the District 3 San Mateo County supervisor's seat offer voters a choice,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 6, 2010 at 3:13 pm | 6 comments | 4905 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside weighs in on Cargill project

The plan to build a community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds and a salt-processing...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by J. Kiel, on Nov 6, 2010 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 2624 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Friday: Services for Celeste Henzel, 60

Celeste Mariana Schmitt Henzel of Portola Valley, a top ranked real estate agent on the Peninsula, died Nov. 6 of cancer...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Tina Brewer, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 2858 Views

MENLO PARK

Film strikes chord

The 2009 documentary "Race to Nowhere," a biting critique of the culture of overachievement in schools, played to a nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1904 Views
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