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ATHERTON

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 6 hours ago | 43 comments | 2645 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Harbor District calls for Special Meeting Wrong Subject

Current subject is reorganize commissioners, translates to Remove Sabrina Brennan as President, when it should be Terminating...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 18 hours ago | 3 comments | 84 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton supports water restrictions, but leaves enforcement to Cal Water

The Atherton City Council on May 20 approved a resolution "endorsing and supporting" the California Water Service Company's...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by AuggiesMan, 20 hours ago | 7 comments | 897 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess Pool needs full audit before new contract

Erin Glanville on her blog has posted an excellent article on the awarding of a new contract for operation of the Burgess...

Original post made by want-full-audit on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Cmon, 20 hours ago | 24 comments | 1342 Views

ATHERTON

'Beatiful fox' spotted in Lindenwood

Kristina Johnson of Menlo Park said on her walk through Lindenwood on Saturday she spotted "this beautiful fox." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 22 hours ago | 8 comments | 3303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's deputy charged with misdemeanor over gun brandishing

A San Mateo County deputy sheriff has been charged over allegations that he pointed a gun at a custodian in a Redwood City...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Is it true?, 22 hours ago | 36 comments | 5168 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Windmill School buys former nursery site

After more than 55 years of renting in Portola Valley, Windmill School, a nonprofit preschool, has become a property owner....

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by local PV resident, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 1031 Views

ATHERTON

Crowd questions Cal Water on drought restrictions

A crowd of nearly 250 people showed up at a Tuesday night meeting to ask officials from Cal Water about the new drought restrictions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Truth, on May 24, 2015 at 8:11 pm | 6 comments | 3004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Hap Halloran, bombardier and POW

During World War II, Menlo Park resident Raymond "Hap" Halloran found himself on the giving and the receiving ends in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Ed Lieberman, on May 24, 2015 at 9:31 am | 13 comments | 3608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state senate

A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 24, 2015 at 9:21 am | 26 comments | 5615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Murder conviction in DUI case that killed Menlo Park couple

A woman who was driving drunk when her car struck and killed a Menlo Park couple in 2013 was convicted of murder this morning,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 23, 2015 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 2155 Views

MENLO PARK

Renewal of City Manager McIntyre's contract.

Tonight (5-19-2015), in closed session the MP City council will consider renewing McIntyre's contract. (Public comment accepted...

Original post made by Morris Brown on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gravy Train, on May 22, 2015 at 2:14 pm | 20 comments | 855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 22, 2015 at 8:39 am | 69 comments | 4948 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Affordable home loan workshop

Learn how to join the affordable home loan program administered by HEART of San Mateo County for first-time home buyers at...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 673 Views

MENLO PARK

3 months and still no changes at Ravenswood Calgarian crossing

It has been three months since the tragic 23 Feb death at the Ravenswood CalTrain crossing and yet not a single change has...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 21, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 100 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wednesday: Staff recommends Atherton not pass water-restriction laws

Saying it is not the town's job to enforce Cal Water's drought restrictions, Atherton's city manager has recommended that...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 21, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 38 comments | 2730 Views

MENLO PARK

Nak's is closing!

I was in town today, (Santa Cruz Ave) doing some shopping when I walked by Nak's. Ken Kurose, the son in law of Ken Nakumura...

Original post made by Suzanne on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on May 21, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 12 comments | 1340 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

AYSO leaders retire after years of service

Local registration for American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is taking place this year without the leadership of three...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by jane Yates, on May 21, 2015 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 106 Views

MENLO PARK

Readers' Choice: Time to vote for your favorites

Almanac readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for their favorites...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by e.L. Travers, on May 20, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

WOODSIDE

Residents evacuate neighborhood for annual wildland fire drill

Had there been a real wildfire along Old La Honda Road in Woodside on Saturday morning, May 16, firefighters might have seen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Kip, on May 20, 2015 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 794 Views
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