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Women use strong-arm tactics to steal allergy medications

A group of women who allegedly stole thousands of dollars of allergy medications Sunday night from three Walgreens stores...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Drug War, on Oct 26, 2017 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's official -- Robert Jones is new fire board member

It took three meetings, but the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board finally filled a vacant board position on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on Oct 26, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 568 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Student, 13, arrested for alleged possession of gun

A 13-year-old student at Willow Oaks Elementary School in Menlo Park was arrested a little before 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Kids and choices, on Oct 26, 2017 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 1898 Views

WOODSIDE

Horses fleeing North Bay fires find refuge in Woodside

Among the evacuees from the North Bay fires were many just visiting in the Wine Country, including the 12-horse Grande Liberte...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by judy serie nagy, on Oct 26, 2017 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 9042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park considers regulating newspaper boxes

The city of Menlo Park has received complaints that newspaper boxes on the streets are unsightly, ill-maintained, and...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 26, 2017 at 10:12 am | 9 comments | 1416 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park seeks delay in hearing for new Stanford development

Menlo Park is seeking a delay to the Santa Clara County Planning Commission's hearing on a 155,000-square-foot Stanford building...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 26, 2017 at 7:47 am | 8 comments | 2260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board very close to choosing new colleague

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District came very close Tuesday night to appointing Robert Jones to fill out...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 25, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 26 comments | 2114 Views

MENLO PARK

Major changes at Flood Park could worsen traffic in area

Major changes planned at San Mateo County's Flood Park, located on 24 acres along Bay Road in Menlo Park, could result in...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 25, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 14 comments | 2486 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley may temporarily ban outdoor marijuana cultivation

Portola Valley may adopt tonight (Oct. 25) a temporarily ban on the outdoor cultivation of marijuana for personal or commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Chris Bay, on Oct 25, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1100 Views

WOODSIDE

Struggles over leadership at Woodside church

There's turmoil at the Woodside Village Church. Interim Pastor Ama Zenya, presiding since March 2015, is both loved and under...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Vicki Coe, on Oct 25, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 619 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Ex-council member opposes Measure F

It was with horror that my husband happened to read to me the Almanac's endorsement of Measure F, which in support of its...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 25, 2017 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 478 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lightning strike displaces Woodside couple

Two red-letter dates mark Marie and Bob Holmes' calendar: Sept. 11, the day lightning struck and exploded a redwood tree,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Denise, on Oct 25, 2017 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: SRI International computers may have been hacked

Computer systems and the computer network at SRI International in Menlo Park, may have been hacked, perhaps exposing personal...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Comment sought on Menlo Park school district's financial future

Residents of the Menlo Park City School District will have a chance to share their ideas on the district's long term financial...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 24, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Could the North Bay inferno happen here?

An aerial video of the suburban Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa shows block after block after block of parcels that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 24, 2017 at 5:38 am | 9 comments | 3162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Community Theatre animates 'Annie' with additions

How to make the hit musical "Annie" feel fresh 40 years after it debuted on Broadway? Woodside Community Theatre's approach...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Linda Murray, on Oct 23, 2017 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 729 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Five apply for Portola Valley school board appointment

The Portola Valley School District's governing board will appoint a member to fill the two years remaining on Jennifer Youstra's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Disappointed, on Oct 23, 2017 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1686 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Former flower shop owner sentenced to 90 days in jail, five years probation

The former owner of Cindy's Flowers and Gifts, Cynthia Ann Smith, 60, who pleaded no contest to insurance fraud and unemployment...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Past Customer, on Oct 23, 2017 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2469 Views

MENLO PARK

Donald Trump attacks a Menlo Park company (again)

CBS News report: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/09/27/trump-calls-facebook-anti-trump-after-it-aids-russia-probe/ "Facebook...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Dignity?, on Oct 22, 2017 at 8:52 am | 12 comments | 532 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Yes on Measure F to renew Atherton's parcel tax

Atherton voters are being asked to renew the town's parcel tax next month, a tax that's been in place for nearly 40 years. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 978 Views
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