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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A mid-year update from Menlo Park mayor

I'm pleased to update residents at mid-year on important issues in Menlo Park. Here are the high points of where we are today:...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by MenloFam, on Jul 8, 2013 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 1814 Views

MENLO PARK

Bald eagle spotted in Woodside

Jeff Degnan, who lives on Canada Road in Woodside, saw this bald eagle over his house today (July 5). His daughter Emily...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by It's Crystal, on Jul 8, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 1415 Views

MENLO PARK

O-Negative Blood is Needed in Response to SFO Plane Crash

It's being reported in that blood deliveries to each hospital affected by the SFO plane crash have created a severe shortage...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Jul 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Possible road rage turns into shooting

A 32-year-old man was shot in the face in the early hours of July 5 in what police said was a possible road-rage incident....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Jul 7, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Louise Street conflict escalates

If a tree branch falls on Louise Street, someone will be there to hear it, watch it and photograph it, as the conflict between...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by AJ, on Jul 7, 2013 at 10:31 am | 11 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ormondale principal named

Kevin Keegan, an elementary school principal in the Santa Clara Unified School District, has been appointed the new principal...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Santa Clara transplant, on Jul 6, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views

FICTION

Judge dismisses defamation lawsuit against John Woodell

A duel of defamation lawsuits left one standing after a San Mateo County judge ruled in favor of dismissing the claim filed...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1418 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Government at Crossroads

On July 15th the four remaining members of the Council will meet to try and pick a successor to retiring Jerry Carlson’s...

Original post made by Atherton Resident on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by 3-2 or 2-3 Council, on Jul 6, 2013 at 9:01 am | 10 comments | 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computer pioneer Doug Engelbart of Atherton dies at 88

The fellowship of high-technology pioneers lost another giant Tuesday with the death of Atherton resident Douglas Engelbart....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Jul 5, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 2456 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Girl, 11, dies after accident on Interstate 280

An 11-year-old girl died from injuries sustained in Saturday's rollover accident on Interstate 280, just south of Page Mill...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diego campos , on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments | 1182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Photos from Junior Rodeo

A cowgirl at the Junior Rodeo at the Mounted Patrol Grounds in Woodside on July Fourth. ==I Photo by Magali Gauthier/The...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Austen, on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl killed in I-280 crash is identified

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the girl who was killed in a crash on Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Diego campos , on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1175 Views

ATHERTON

Longtime Atherton council watcher hopes to exchange audience seat for one on the dais

Council watcher and longtime Atherton resident John Ruggeiro is the third applicant for the vacant City Council seat, hoping...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by People's Voice, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 2935 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' and fun to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

ATHERTON

Visionary and Father of the Mouse Douglas Engelbart has died

The man behind the computer mouse and a host of other inventions that paved the way for the Internet has passed away. He...

Original post made by Lindenwood resident on Jul. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 907 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 903 Views

WOODSIDE

Portola Valley: 'We love horses' essay contest

Strideaway Farms in Portola Valley is hosting a "We love horses" essay contest. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13643...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1091 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Swimmers salute inspiring coach George French

It's been decades since they were swimming together as kids under the direction of Coach George French, but many of the swimmers...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Scott Barrett, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:56 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Interim deputy fire chief chosen

Staffing changes continue at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District with the appointment of Daniel Belville as interim deputy...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Doubting Thomas, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:01 pm | 8 comments | 1408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festivities for the Fourth

Local communities will celebrate the Fourth of July with old-fashioned family activities, ranging from a pig scramble at...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by MomOf2, on Jul 2, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views
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