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PORTOLA VALLEY

Webb Ranch to sell produce at farmers' markets

It's nearly summer, but the Webb Ranch fruit and vegetable stand at Alpine Road and Interstate 280 has been dark and empty....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by who owns it?, on Jun 29, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 1605 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Grandparent scam

Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park and Portola Valley. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13910&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 29, 2013 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bag ban at checkout starts

Earth Day (April 22) this year heralds the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park and 24 other...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 25 comments | 2052 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Embezzlement case: District sues former official over 'gift' of Menlo Park home

The San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District has sued the district's former finance director alleging that,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Ugh ... !, on Jun 28, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 1952 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Hands off open government laws

Residents of California, you nearly got screwed. The latest attempt by Sacramento to weaken the public's access to their...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Hands, on Jun 27, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 1877 Views

SPORTS

District 52 Majors 9-10 all-stars schedule

==B DISTRICT 52 LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS 9-10 ALL-STARS== ==B Hosted by Menlo-Atherton, Alpine West/Menlo== ==B Saturday== ==B...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Alejandro, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Atherton officers perform important work, professionally

In response to the "Viewpoint" article (Atherton faces big decision on police costs) in the Almanac by the editor dated May...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Other side of the coin, on Jun 27, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 13 comments | 1331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo student, 14, wins high music honors

Pianist Anna Boonyanit, a ninth-grader at Menlo School, was the winner of many awards, including an invitation to perform...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1295 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council passes 'healthy outlook' budget

Higher-than-expected property tax revenue and the effects of whittling down spending over the last few years have led to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by look north, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Homeowner claims he was falsely accused of arson after house fire

James Irizarry, the owner of the Woodside home at 1200 Bear Gulch Road destroyed by fire a year ago, has filed a defamation...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1215 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Seeing what others don't

Sick in bed with a fever, 5-year-old Guillermo Rivas flipped through an old family photo album to pass the time. Entranced...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Guillermo Rivas, on Jun 26, 2013 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Boundary Redistricting Committee

First Meeting tonight, 6:30PM Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center 725 Monte Diablo Ave. San Mateo June15, 2013...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 953 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council wants to appoint Carlson's replacement

Atherton residents who want to serve their community at a high level of involvement — and who have a solid store of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2013 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 2541 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Vice President Joe Biden dines at Left Bank

Here's another photo of Vice President Joe Biden in Menlo Park on Saturday, June 15. He's with Khephra Molloy, general manager...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2013 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 2464 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Belle Haven visioning process steps into action phase

Menlo Park residents and city officials came together last week in a communal effort to address and prioritize key issues...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Jun 25, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 1553 Views

MENLO PARK

A flood of public records requests hits the DA's office

In yet another headache for beleagured San Mateo County District Attorney, Steve Wagstaffe, multiple public records requests...

Original post made by studabaker on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 24, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 1141 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park drive-by shooting injures two

Two men sitting in the driveway of a Menlo Park residence were shot on Saturday night, June 22, Menlo Park police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 24, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 1142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

MENLO PARK

Witnesses step forward in Nakano killing, police say

Oakland police say several witnesses have come forward in the investigation of the death of Aya Nakano, a 2008 graduate of...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Justice for Aya, on Jun 24, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 2914 Views

FICTION

'Community heroines'

Keiko Franklin sent us this photo of three "community heroines" picking up trash on Sharon Road in front of La Entrada Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Truedy, on Jun 24, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views
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