AlmanacNews.com http://www2.almanacnews.com If it is local and useful, it is on AlmanacNews.com. en-us <![CDATA[Woodside: Report says dog in distress rescued by passersby and deputy]]> Passersby and a deputy from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office rescued a Husky dog from heatstroke in Woodside over the weekend, according to a Sheriff's Office report.]]> <![CDATA[Power outage in West Menlo Park]]> A power outage in West Menlo Park is affecting traffic lights at two intersections on Alameda De Las Pulgas: at Sharon Road and Santa Cruz Avenue, the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services reported at 11:30 a.m. this morning.
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<![CDATA[Election 2014: Five candidates file for school board seats]]> A total of five people have filed so far to run in the Nov. 4 election for school board seats in the Menlo Park city and Las Lomitas school districts. There are three open seats in each district. ]]> <![CDATA[Crime prevention is goal of Atherton's 'Night Out']]> "We want to send a message to criminals," says Theresa DellaSanta, Atherton's city clerk who is helping organize the town's first National Night Out event on Aug. 5 in Holbrook-Palmer Park. The message, she says is "our neighborhoods are organized and fighting against crime." ]]> <![CDATA[Infected mosquitoes not found in Ladera post-treatment]]> After six hours of fogging in San Mateo and Ladera to control mosquitoes infected with the West Nile Virus, infected mosquitoes were still found in San Mateo but not in Ladera,]]> <![CDATA[Woodside: Arizona men charged in burglary]]> Two Arizona men flew to the Bay Area for a brief stay in March 2012 and, while here, burglarized an unoccupied Woodside home of jewelry with an estimated value of $30,000 to $50,000, prosecutors said.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo Park studies lane changes on El Camino Real]]> The quest for lane changes on El Camino Real in Menlo Park -- maybe with three travel lanes in each direction -- is moving forward. ]]> <![CDATA[Those were the days]]> The Hallidies, like other wealthy San Franciscans, had a summer retreat on the Peninsula. Here they pose for this undated photograph with family and friends at Eagle Home Farm on Spring Ridge. ]]> <![CDATA[Atherton: Rose Hau now an official council candidate]]> Rose Hau has become the third candidate to officially run for one of three open seats on the Atherton City Council in the November election.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: More must be done for safety on El Camino]]> The death last week of 32-year-old pedestrian Shahriar Rahimzadeh, who was struck by a car and killed while crossing El Camino Real in Atherton at Almendral Avenue, near his home, has thrust the issue of pedestrian and bicyclist safety on that major thoroughfare onto center stage, once again.]]> <![CDATA[Police calls: Silverware valued at $5,000 stolen from Woodside home]]> Crime reports from Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Portola Valley]]> <![CDATA[Potential Menlo Park council candidates weigh in on initiative, conflicts]]> Two questions immediately pop up when newcomers announce that they may run for Menlo Park City Council in the Nov. 4 election: What do they think of the specific plan initiative, which will be on the same ballot? And what matters would they not be able to vote on, if elected, due to conflicts of interest?]]> <![CDATA[Almanac names winners of 2014 Readers' Choice poll]]> You'll see many old favorites — and some newcomers — on the list of winners of the 2014 Almanac Readers' Choice awards.]]> <![CDATA[Woodside: Probation for man accused of assault with shovel]]> A sentence of year in jail, with credit for time served, and three years probation was handed down to Milo Mcintosh Imrie in connection with a December 2012 incident in Woodside involving an assault with a shovel.
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<![CDATA[Atherton council hikes staff purchasing limits]]> Atherton's town staff has been given more flexibility in making big purchases, but the change didn't come without some opposition. ]]> <![CDATA[Deadly triple shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday]]> One man is dead and two women injured following a shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday night, July 26, East Palo Alto police reported. ]]> <![CDATA[Yee accused of racketeering in expanded indictment]]> Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee, Chinatown association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 others were charged in federal court in San Francisco on Friday in a revised grand jury indictment that includes new counts of racketeering.]]> <![CDATA[Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies]]> Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24) at Stanford Hospital. He had celebrated his 84th birthday earlier this month.]]> <![CDATA[Portola Valley: Corte Madera School principal named]]> Cyndi Maijala, principal at Bret Harte Middle School in the San Jose Unified School District, has been named principal of Corte Madera School, a fourth- through eighth-grade school in Portola Valley with about 350 students. ]]> <![CDATA[Atherton: Burglars break into locked home]]> One or more burglars forced their way through a locked door of a home on Nora Way in Atherton on Thursday, July 24, and stole a 50-inch flat-screen television, police reported Friday.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo Park: Repeat DUI driver sentenced to five years in prison]]> With three prior drunk driving convictions, the driver in a DUI crash in Menlo Park that left her and a passenger seriously hurt, and her infant son with minor injuries, pleaded no contest in court on Tuesday (July 22) to felony drunk driving causing injury.]]> <![CDATA[Atherton tops national real estate price lists]]> The Midpeninsula has always been an attractive place to live, but recently it has achieved another distinction: home of the most expensive real estate in the country.]]> <![CDATA[Atherton pedestrian struck by car dies of injuries]]> Atherton resident Shahriar Rahimzadeh, 32, died at about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Stanford Hospital of injuries sustained after being struck by a car earlier that day as he was crossing El Camino Real in Atherton, police said.]]>