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AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Fisker Karma hybrid car catches fire in parking lot

A Fisker Karma, a plug-in hybrid luxury sports sedan, burst into flames while sitting unoccupied in the parking lot of Roberts...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by CHANGE, on Aug 17, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 2975 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Blank checks stolen from Menlo Park mailboxes

Two Menlo Park residents told police that blank checks had been stolen from their mailboxes and then used for forgery. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 13, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Tracing your family's history

The Menlo Park Family History Center will hold an open house on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 1105 Valparaiso...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by ALICE, on Feb 25, 2012 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2973 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 2972 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Papa knows best, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 2972 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals take chloramine fight to EPA

In an effort to help dozens of Peninsula residents who say their sensitivity to chloramine has caused skin rashes and respiratory...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Ellen Powell, People Concerned About Chloramine, on Sep 2, 2007 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 2971 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by tammyGee, on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury rejects Ellen Pao's claim of gender bias by Kleiner Perkins

After two full days of deliberation following an almost month-long trial, a jury on Friday found in favor of venture capital...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by War on Women, on Apr 2, 2015 at 8:48 am | 28 comments | 2971 Views

SPORTS

Cover story: Riding high -- Hollie Kucera of Atherton competes in nationals this month

Hollie Kucera turned heads when she won the California high school state championship in cutting, a rodeo event, during the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by Silver Spoon Syndrome, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:25 am | 3 comments | 2970 Views

ATHERTON

Video of Coach Parks football clinic

Marc Rogers, of the Menlo-Atherton High School class of 1975, who is helping organize a Sept. 17 tribute at the school to...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 4, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 2970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Munks caught in brothel sting

Channel 5 broke the story last night <http://cbs5.com/topstories/local_story_114162953.html> about Sheriff Munks and Undersheriff...

Original post made by camejo on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Arrest the johns, on May 2, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 2969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lots of comments, but no changes on Oak Knoll School project

The Menlo Park City Council at its Oct. 7 meeting had the unusual -- and frustrating -- role of hearing all about permits...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by truancy officer, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 48 comments | 2969 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elmentary School superintendent to resign

Diana Abbati, principal and superintendent of the Woodside Elementary School District since mid-2008, has announced plans...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 19 comments | 2969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building bigger basements in Atherton

After spending several years tightening up restrictions on basement construction, the Atherton City Council is loosening...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by just curious, on Jul 27, 2007 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2968 Views

MENLO PARK

Opinion: Hard lesson learned in downtown plan

Some Menlo Park City Council members and others have expressed dismay that the proportion of housing and retail is small...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jan 23, 2013 at 10:24 am | 17 comments | 2968 Views

MENLO PARK

No deal yet on city funds to restore Park Theatre

During a hastily convened special meeting Monday afternoon, the Menlo Park City Council postponed a decision on a request...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by IndieFan, on Aug 23, 2007 at 10:16 am | 15 comments | 2967 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Priory boys keep hoop streak alive

Since the end of the 2006 season, the Woodside Priory boys' basketball team has won 34 straight Private Schools Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by A Fan, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2967 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman wins $22M malpractice verdict against PA Medical Foundation

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 2967 Views

MENLO PARK

Council questioned on litigant's appointment to Housing Commission

The following letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: The city of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Q.Dean, on Feb 9, 2007 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 2966 Views

MENLO PARK

Do more people produce more C02?

Is it not the case that there is a direct, positive correlation between urban density and its carbon footprint? Is it not...

Original post made by Responsible Resident on Apr. 19, 2007
Last comment by Not fuzzy at all, on Apr 23, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 8 comments | 2965 Views
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