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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park church founder Hattie Bostic dies at 76

The rafters may ring again at Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood, but...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Evangelist Michael Johnson, Jr., on Mar 2, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 12 comments | 9702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Priory's twin towers wreck Stevenson in CCS hoop semi

==BI Priory girls also advance == Size matters, it has been said. Exhibit A is the Priory boys basketball team, which boasts...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Emily, on Mar 2, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 1381 Views

AROUND TOWN

New president-rector named for St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park

A faculty member who has been the spiritual adviser at St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park will be the new president-rector...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Margie, on Mar 2, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 3375 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Should Atherton allow Airbnb-type rentals?

Atherton's City Council will look at what, if anything, the town should do about short-term rentals, such as Airbnb, in a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 2, 2017 at 9:35 am | 20 comments | 2193 Views

FICTION

Caltrain gets 3-month extension for electrification project

Caltrain has successfully negotiated an extension of the deadline for contractors to begin construction on a massive electrification...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 2, 2017 at 8:08 am | 4 comments | 1861 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council passes over incumbent to fill seat on architectural review board

With the appointment of John Carvell to Woodside's Architectural and Site Review Board on Tuesday (Feb. 28), the Town Council...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by awatkins, on Mar 1, 2017 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 2525 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: School board may delay opening of Menlo Park high school to 2019

The opening of a tech-oriented magnet high school in Menlo Park will be delayed a year, until 2019, if the board of the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by MaryAnn, on Mar 1, 2017 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 2351 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford submits updated plans for 500 El Camino Real development in Menlo Park

Stanford told the Almanac it plans to submit updated plans for its 8.4-acre "Middle Plaza" development at 500 El Camino...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by be a better neighbor, on Mar 1, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 9 comments | 5203 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Michael goodwin takes the New York Times to the Woodshed

This is one of the better articles on the New York Times embarrassing cheer leading for the Obama Administration. Its obsequious...

Original post made by Gray Lady Down on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by structured queries , on Mar 1, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 100 comments | 25595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Woodside council faces decision on architectural review board seat

One seat is open on Woodside's Architectural and Site Review Board and the Town Council on Tuesday (Feb. 28) is set to consider...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 1, 2017 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 2211 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Policing, traffic and development on Menlo Park council's agenda

The Menlo Park City Council has a packed agenda for its meeting tonight (Tuesday, Feb.28). Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/02/28/tonight-policing-tr...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by FB police, on Feb 28, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Surveillance video catches 30-second burglary

This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 28, 2017 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 3552 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Redwood City's Fox Theatre sold to Atherton businessman

Peter Pau of Atherton, principal and founder of Menlo Park's Sand Hill Properties, has purchased Redwood City's Fox Theatre,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by @Too Big To Fail, on Feb 28, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 8943 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents petition council to halt pig scrambles

Woodside residents and others opposed to the annual kids-chasing-pigs event at the July Fourth Junior Rodeo put on by the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Melodie, on Feb 28, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 19 comments | 2649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district considers revenue-raising measures

On the same night the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District heard it is expected to end the year with...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 28, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1276 Views

MENLO PARK

Officials: Rumors of local ICE sightings, arrests are false

Rumors of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent sightings that spread in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park over...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Tricia Barr, on Feb 28, 2017 at 7:54 am | 2 comments | 1763 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Burglar breaks into and ransacks home

A burglar or burglars forced open a kitchen door and ransacked a home on Santa Maria Avenue in Portola Valley on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
Last comment by tiburonmike, on Feb 27, 2017 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 3792 Views

WOODSIDE

Armed man robs Woodside branch of Chase Bank

Sheriff's deputies are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Woodside branch of Chase Bank while brandishing a handgun and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Runny Mead, on Feb 26, 2017 at 11:58 pm | 5 comments | 5318 Views

MENLO PARK

Despite surplus, Menlo Park fire district considers revenue-raising measures

On the same night that the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District heard that it is expected to end the...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 26, 2017 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 2944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memory-impaired man found in Menlo Park reunited with family

A man who was found wandering in Menlo Park near Santa Cruz Avenue at San Mateo Drive on Feb. 18 who did not know where...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by been there, on Feb 26, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 8085 Views
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