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Atherton to work with Caltrain to resolve noise problems

Angry and frustrated after a recent report showed Caltrain is repeatedly violating Atherton's quite zone, City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2016
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 12, 2016 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 2667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today Marks 146th Anniversary of the First African American Elected to Congree

146 years ago today Joseph Rainey, became the first African American elected to Congress. Joseph Rainey was born into slavery....

Original post made by Historian on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Toy C, on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 251 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Officer interrupts apparent burglary in progress

Police arrested three men after an officer interrupted what appeared to be a burglary in progress on Dec. 7 at a construction...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 4358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday: Parcel tax vote for Menlo Park school board

The public's last chance to weigh in on the details of a parcel tax measure that the Menlo Park City School District's governing...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by brian, on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 2033 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears head for state football bowl game

Jordan Mims and Aajon Johnson were at it again, running wild behind an offensive line that created opportunity after opportunity....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 12, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gallup: republicans suddenly favor keeping electoral college - do you?

Currently, 19% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents favor basing the winner on the popular vote, down from...

Original post made by Rainy day pal on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 11, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 5 comments | 366 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Menlo 13% are happy! The first Trump/Ryan action to use ACA repeal to give the RICH a couple tax cuts

Local Trump voters, all 13%, must be ecstatic that the first tax cuts will give the top .01% a $154,000 annual tax break. Drop...

Original post made by UM law professor on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by 8 pause, on Dec 10, 2016 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 218 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two displaced after bacon fire causes $80K damage

A one-alarm kitchen fire Wednesday afternoon displaced two Menlo Park residents and caused $80,000 of damage to their apartment,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 9, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 19 comments | 3912 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Laurel third-grader is state chess champ

Laurel School third-grader Shawnak Shivakumar is the new third-grade California state champion chess player. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 3250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Study finds Caltrain violates quiet zone

Atherton now has documented something many had suspected -- Caltrain is regularly violating the town's six-month-old quiet...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Dec 9, 2016 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 3721 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Recent home sales: Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Lianne, on Dec 8, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 2353 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park business: Pop-up shop sells handcrafted goods

A pop-up store selling handcrafted goods, mostly from Southeast Asia, will open for three days (Thursday through Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Parker B, on Dec 8, 2016 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1800 Views

MENLO PARK

Correction: No loss of potential affordable housing due to Facebook rezoning

The Almanac inaccurately reported, in a Dec. 6 online story and in the Dec. 7 print edition, that a rezoning of Facebook's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Scott H., on Dec 7, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 1468 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas leak ignites and melts water main in Sharon Heights

A break in a small gas line that burned a hole in a large water main led first to shooting flames and then to jets of water...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 7, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 2456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: County holds Menlo Park meeting on major changes to Flood Park

The public will have an opportunity Tuesday (Dec. 6) to comment on major changes planned for the 21-acre Flood Park, located...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Dogs?, on Dec 6, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1671 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: General plan change impacts affordable housing

In the months leading up to adoption of an updated general plan, a switch was made that may have an impact on Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 507 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Support Meals on Wheels recipients by buying a Subaru

PVI Meals on Wheels is proud to announce that it will be participating in the annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Dec. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 186 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Menlo Park district school board set to decide on parcel tax

The public's last chance to weigh in on the details of a parcel tax measure that the Menlo Park City School District's governing...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 5, 2016 at 3:33 pm | 5 comments | 1005 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook housing displacement fund announced after months of negotiations

Facebook's public commitment to give $20 million over five years to stem the displacement of local residents around its headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Thanks RTP,, on Dec 5, 2016 at 3:20 pm | 6 comments | 701 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council OKs significant changes in city's general plan for development

A set of policies for what can get built in Menlo Park between now and the year 2040 was approved 4-1 late Tuesday night...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by working relationship, on Dec 5, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 28 comments | 4420 Views
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