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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: 'Pig scramble' faces local opposition

A tradition at the Woodside July Fourth Junior Rodeo is under fire. A local veterinarian and former humane society medical...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by terri, 10 minutes ago | 6 comments | 705 Views

OTHER TOPICS

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, 53 minutes ago | 2 comments | 471 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Exchanging trees for mansions in Menlo Park

The city of Menlo Park takes great pride in declaring itself as "Tree City USA." City ordinances contain a detailed description...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Trees make a community, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water rationing goals may drop dramatically

Cal Water has recommended that customers' water rationing goal be reduced from 36 percent to 10 from 2013 usage. If the state...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by AFM, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 769 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Polls: Trump not trustworthy - no trust in judicial picks

Perhaps because he declared an accomplished American federal judge of Mexican descent to be unfair? Called him a "hater"?...

Original post made by Trump trolls GOP on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Pietra RC, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 38 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's assessed property value up 12.5 percent

The assessed value of property in Menlo Park grew by 12.5 percent in 2105, a faster rate than that of any other city in San...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 3 hours ago | 12 comments | 2893 Views

MENLO PARK

Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by David Roise, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 485 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley home burglarized Monday morning

Someone burglarized an unoccupied residence on Granada Court in Portola Valley at about 11:45 a.m. Monday (June 27), the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by resident, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 641 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump hails Rumsfeld endorsement despite criticizing Iraq War, The Hill

You can't make this stuff up, folks. http://thehill.com/policy/defense/284606-trump-hails-rumsfeld-endorsement-despite-criticizing-iraq-war...

Original post made by Stop the Trolls on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Yay beer, 17 hours ago | 5 comments | 131 Views

AROUND TOWN

How locals voted in presidential primary

In the 62 precincts in the Almanac area, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won 72 percent of the Democratic vote in...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Yay beer, 17 hours ago | 10 comments | 1410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seven locals receive Merit scholarships

One Woodside High senior, three seniors from Menlo-Atherton High, and three from Menlo School were among the recipients nationwide...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Phoebe, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 1117 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook expansion could exacerbate housing issues, report says

Facebook's expansion – a project that would add two office buildings and a hotel, totaling more than a million square...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Nancyh, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 1377 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Burglars hit Dish parking lot again

Burglars got away with personal items and cash valued at $7,100 in a series of auto burglaries on Friday and Sunday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by member, 23 hours ago | 12 comments | 4066 Views

MENLO PARK

Suspected home burglar nabbed after police see strange activity

An attempt by Menlo Park police to talk to the driver of a vehicle whose occupants appeared to be scoping out homes to burglarize...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 27, 2016 at 3:11 pm | 8 comments | 2719 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Politifact: Trump lies 6 times out of 10, almost 2 of 3 claims are lies

TRUMP LIES: Hillary Clinton "is a world class liar" The facts: According to PolitiFact, 59% of Trump's checked claims...

Original post made by 26 year old voter on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 27, 2016 at 2:11 pm | 13 comments | 251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres is denied parole- but DA's office never notified victims of hearing

Dr. William Ayres- one of the most prolific child molesters in recent California history, was denied parole on March 4, 2016....

Original post made by Truth on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Truth , on Jun 26, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 61 comments | 4401 Views

ATHERTON

PG&E to covert 229 Atherton street lights to LEDs

Pacific Gas & Electric will spend two or three weeks converting 229 utility-owned street lights in Atherton to LEDs this...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by MenloMom, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 25, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 9 comments | 3502 Views

WOODSIDE

Reporter's Notebook: Respect for the cows and the horses, but the pigs? No.

Respect seemed the order of the day at the junior rodeo in Woodside. If the cows and horses were stressed, they weren't...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jun 24, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 3 comments | 2212 Views

AROUND TOWN

School district says budget has $900,000 in cuts

The proposed 2016-17 fiscal year budget of the Menlo Park City School District shows slightly more spending than revenues,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 24, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 308 Views
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