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WOODSIDE

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 2211 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsde: Changes in architectural review process may start soon

The ways and means of Woodside's Architectural & Site Review Board (ASRB) are headed for change. By consensus, the Town Council...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lifelong resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 14 comments | 1014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy rescued from Burgess Pool 'doing well,' city official says

The aftermath has been a positive one so far for a 6-year-old boy rescued Sunday from a swimming pool by a lifeguard at...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 27, 2015 at 10:41 am | 14 comments | 4681 Views

ATHERTON

Why the rush in Atherton city manager shuffle?

> This is an expanded version of a previously published article.< With the town of Atherton scrambling at the 11th hour...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 14 comments | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman on bike killed by big-rig near Portola Valley

A woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a big-rig near Portola Valley this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Karole, on Nov 5, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 14 comments | 2419 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 3926 Views

MENLO PARK

Boesch resigns (unbeknownst to Almanac)

You gotta love the way our hometown newspaper, in its apparent effort to be the next Gentry, manages to cover every society...

Original post made by Local news? on Jan. 4, 2007
Last comment by Nushound, on Jan 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 4144 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga protest gathers signatures

Save Menlo, a group of community members not thrilled with the massive eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by James Madison, on Dec 21, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 2612 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After outcry, Caltrain pledges to soften train whistle

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks over a recent increase in the volume of train whistles, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 14 comments | 4990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ladera: Green bike lanes coming to Alpine Road

Green-colored pavement is coming to bike lanes along the sides of Alpine Road as they pass under Interstate 280 just east...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Herb B, on Jul 23, 2013 at 8:25 am | 14 comments | 4655 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council split over new privacy law

In a rare 3-2 vote for the current Menlo Park council, a new ordinance governing the use of surveillance data by law enforcement...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 17, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 14 comments | 4624 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside road rage leads to pepper spraying and arrest

In the right hands, a can of pepper spray can come in handy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4712...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 4603 Views

MENLO PARK

City should stay in child care business

Should the city of Menlo Park stay in the child care business for toddlers and preschool children as well as those who need...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Observant, on Apr 27, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 14 comments | 1967 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County's Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest placed on administrative leave while Feds investigate possession of Child Porn.

It was first reported by the San Mateo Daily Journal this last Saturday, that he was arrested and booked on a special warrant...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:39 am | 14 comments | 3380 Views

ATHERTON

Debunking the Myth of Spot Re-zoning

There has been a call to lessen the draconian restrictions on size and setbacks for lots 10,000 square feet and under in...

Original post made by Charlie Parker on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Size Matters, on May 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 14 comments | 1521 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hillary Clinton visits Portola Valley for fundraising lunch

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is scheduled to be in Portola Valley for a fundraising lunch on Friday,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by really?, on May 10, 2015 at 9:14 am | 14 comments | 2830 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may have contested council race

The Menlo Park City Council race just got more interesting. Jeff Jahnke, a member of the Environmental Quality Commission,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by it's our job 2, on Aug 2, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 14 comments | 2580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two people require surgery after car crashes into Palo Alto restaurant

Two people who were injured, one critically, required surgery after a silver Nissan crashed into a downtown Palo Alto cafe...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by voice_of_reason, on Aug 3, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 14 comments | 3427 Views

ATHERTON

High-speed rail: Atherton resident files suit

Accompanied by attorneys Mike Brady and Zachary Tyson, Atherton resident Russell Peterson filed a lawsuit against the California...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by John McDonald, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 14 comments | 5893 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Election assured for Menlo Park council

Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith filed her candidate papers today (Aug. 11) to make a run for a seat on the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 13, 2010 at 9:50 am | 14 comments | 2322 Views
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