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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park rescue team member describes grim search for mudslide victims

A Menlo Park firefighter and another member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District-based search and rescue team are working...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 11, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2869 Views

OTHER TOPICS

ATT service

We lost our land line Monday and it hasn't been fixed. Is anyone else in Sharon Heights having a problem with ATT....

Original post made by Bob on Apr. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 112 Views

MENLO PARK

No punitive damages in lawsuit over crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

A judge has denied a second request to include punitive damages in a lawsuit filed against an elderly driver who crashed...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 2488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trial delayed in defamation suit against Menlo Park fire board directors

In a ruling that one party to the lawsuit compared to the last-minute cancellation of an anticipated baseball game, a judge...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Whatever, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 19 comments | 3420 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council requests more data before voting on animal shelter funding

Animal control services are important -- no one on the Menlo Park council disputes that -- but what they are disputing is...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Uh-oh, on Apr 10, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 1650 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Protected Government Speech

Recent discussion about political implications of speech has focused on the supreme court ruling regarding campaign contributions....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 5 comments | 158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Sequoia High School District engaging in political advocacy using tax dollars?

On January 29, 2014, Superintendent Lianides sent an e-mail to parents announcing 6 Community meetings. See:http://www.seq.org/+uploaded/file_1223.pdf A...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 176 Views

MENLO PARK

Carburetors and carbohydrates

Downtown Menlo Park may seem like an odd location for an exotic car show, given the city's predilection for "green" modes...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marc, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1476 Views

WOODSIDE

Charges being weighed in weekend weapons incident at Woodside Elementary

Probation department authorities in San Mateo County are weighing whether to charge two teens with a misdemeanor for having...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2014 at 12:36 am | 10 comments | 4332 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: $34,500 in losses in Woodside residential burglary

Crime reports from Woodside, Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/04/08/police-calls-34500-in-losses-in-woodside-residential...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 8, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental report opens door for comment to FAA about aircraft noise

For some residents of Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby communities, the current level of commercial aircraft noise in...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 297 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To sign or not to sign, that is the question

As Menlo Park waits for a consultant to analyze an initiative to downsize the city's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 102 comments | 12261 Views

MENLO PARK

Be sure to sign the Initiative

The print edition of the Almanac (4-09-2014) is now available in news boxes on the streets of Menlo Park. There are two...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 118 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chris Metthews Says the Democrats Could Well Lose 10 Senate Seats in the 2014 Midterm Election

MSNBC , the Public Relations Arm of the White House, has Chris Matthews waving the White Flag of surrender for the 2014 midterm...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by 'Murican citizens, on Apr 8, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 71 comments | 817 Views

FICTION

Defamation suit brought by Menlo Park fire board director settled

Six days before the trial in one defamation case involving a local fire board director is set to begin, a second defamation...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter's service, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:38 am | 36 comments | 4645 Views

AROUND TOWN

the gentrification of East Palo Alto

Bloomberg has a long article today about the gentrification of East Palo Alto, including massive rent increases and evictions:...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A orchestra takes the Gold

Menlo-Atherton High School's music director, Kent Kurrus, was not surprised that his student orchestra captured a coveted...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 2383 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mt. Tam search ongoing for missing Menlo Park woman

A large-scale search launched Saturday (April 5) for a 33-year-old Menlo Park woman last seen on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by HikerWoman, on Apr 7, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views

MENLO PARK

A house, piece by piece

The home going up at 455 Yale Road in Menlo Park will have three modules on the first floor and four on the second, with...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2014 at 10:38 am | 11 comments | 3465 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Update: Feds unseal charges against Sen. Leland Yee

Federal authorities have unsealed a criminal complaint in San Francisco today charging state Sen. Leland Yee with crimes...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sun Yat Sen, on Apr 5, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 24 comments | 4145 Views
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