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Flood-control project in Baylands kicks off

Eighty years after the enactment of the federal Flood Control Act, a decades-in-the-making flood-protection effort on San...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Abba Niv, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:31 am | 1 comment | 1746 Views

AROUND TOWN

No "clear mandate" for closing healthcare district

Jack Hickey didn't get his "clear mandate for dissolution" of the Sequoia Healthcare District, coming in third behind two...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 8, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 10 comments | 2275 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Former resident sentenced to 70 years in prison for child-exploitation

A former resident of Menlo Park, Ronald Gerard Boyajian, was sentenced Aug. 1 to 70 years in federal prison after being found...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 8, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 4 comments | 2179 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Hillary Clinton Needs Help Walking Up Stairs

Hillary Clinton's health in precarious and just today she need assistance from two secret service agent just to walk up a...

Original post made by Concerned Voter on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Not really, on Aug 8, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 5 comments | 947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebration of life for Atherton's Roslyn Morris

A celebration of the life of Atherton's Roslyn Morris will be held Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Roslyn...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Georgia C Babs, on Aug 8, 2016 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 3146 Views

SPORTS

M-A grad Weil set to row, row, row his boat in Rio waters

Menlo-Atherton grad Seth Weil was just looking for a way to blow off steam when he signed up for the rowing club as a UC...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by M-A Grad '93, on Aug 8, 2016 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1412 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton's bills for presidential visit subject of WikiLeaks emails

Atherton's attempts to be repaid for the costs of town services when President Barack Obama was in town for a fundraiser...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Toby tHanks, on Aug 7, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 23 comments | 3328 Views

MENLO PARK

Large local firm forgets to include Israeli Flag and Name Israel on list of Olympic nation participants

Seems that FaceBook forgot to include the Israeli flag and name Israel on its list of participating nations in the Rio Olympics. FaceBook...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 5, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcycle fatality closed part of U.S. 101 in Palo Alto

A motorcyclist was killed Aug. 4 on U.S. 101 in Palo Alto after colliding with an SUV and being run over by a truck, the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 5, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 18 comments | 3534 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighboring cities, ACLU criticize findings of Facebook expansion studies

What do Menlo Park's neighbors think about Facebook's expansion plans? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/01/neighboring-cities-aclu-criticize-findin...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Genevieve R., on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:44 am | 7 comments | 1899 Views

ATHERTON

Jan Chandler: Verdict over Atherton crosswalk fatality doesn't bring Chris back

Chris Chandler never got to meet his first granddaughter. He wasn't there to walk his oldest daughter down the aisle at her...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3528 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A Menlo Park war hero turns 100

You don't have to be a hero to live 100 years. But when a hero turns 100, it's party time on a grand scale. Carl Clark of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Henry Organ, on Aug 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 4 comments | 2194 Views

WOODSIDE

Historic Woodside estate is still a summer home for the Fleishhacker family

Not long after the 1906 earthquake, Mortimer Fleishhacker, a successful San Francisco businessman, decided he wanted to build...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Mike Prevot, on Aug 3, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 31974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly race: latest reports on campaign contributions

With a couple of months left until election day, Palo Alto City Councilman Marc Berman is leading in campaign contributions...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Huey - Workin' for a livin', on Aug 3, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 776 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton repeatedly asked Caltrans to make crossings safer

For years, Atherton has been asking the California Department of Transportation to make crossing El Camino Real, State Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by My2Bits, on Aug 3, 2016 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 2200 Views

ATHERTON

El Camino hazards: Political leaders call on Caltrans to act

After hearing of the verdict assigning the California Department of Transportation most of the blame for a 2010 death in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Aug 2, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council Election Speculation Thread

So the Council election filing period has apparently been open since July 18 [Clerk page- http://menlopark.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=300]....

Original post made by The Peninsularity on Aug. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Boy injured in hit-and-run incident in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports for Menlo Park and Atherton Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/02/police-calls-boy-injured-in-hit-and-run-incident-in-menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Aug 2, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 4880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: Smooth surface just one bonus in repaving 12 miles of Woodside Road

Travel on state Highway 84 (Woodside Road) over the 12 miles between Interstate 280 and Friars Lane will be one-lane at times...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by speedy, on Aug 2, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 1076 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Motorcyclist dies after solo crash near Woodside

A motorcyclist died Saturday morning after a solo crash on state Highway 84 near Woodside, according to the California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:52 am | 6 comments | 3974 Views
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