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WOODSIDE

Woodside council gets earful on short-term rentals and their impact on rural character

The sharing economy, in the form of short-term rental outfits like Airbnb, has become a disruptive force in parts of Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by ECommerce use and occupancy tax, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 14 comments | 4598 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Square dancing comes to Menlo Park

<I>Submitted by Pat Ho, a Los Altos resident, long-time square dancer and a member of Stanford Quads.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sue Kayton, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District holds groundbreaking for new Upper Laurel School

On Thursday, May 21, the Menlo Park City School District held a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new third- to fifth-grade...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 18, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 3427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election could alter future of Sequoia Healthcare District

Running for seats on the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District are incumbents Kathleen Kane and Kim Griffin, and challengers...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by Take it to term, Mardy!, on Oct 17, 2016 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 2294 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Another home invasion by three armed men

Three armed men invaded an occupied home on Valencia Court in Portola Valley late Thursday, Oct. 13, corralled the three...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by PV Mom, on Oct 17, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 5458 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council OKs moving food-truck event to Civic Center

Off the Grid, a weekly food truck gathering at the Caltrain station parking lot in Menlo Park on Wednesday nights, has won...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Clunge, on Oct 17, 2016 at 11:45 am | 11 comments | 2564 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Spambots On The Loose On The Almanac Town Square Page

I think the moderators on the Almanac Town Square page need to check in on this page sometime -- it seems that a group of...

Original post made by Stop the Trolls on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 16, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 245 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New Laurel School Upper Campus opens Monday

Menlo Park City School District students, squeezed by 40 percent enrollment growth in the past 11 years, should get some...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by O'Connor Resident, on Oct 16, 2016 at 7:55 am | 2 comments | 2465 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election could alter future of Sequoia Healthcare District

The governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, which annually authorizes spending of millions of dollars in property...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 15, 2016 at 11:43 am | 11 comments | 1846 Views

WOODSIDE

Significant expansion planed for Woodside Bakery

Hello neighbors, When the Woodside Bakery was open, many of you enjoyed the meals and coffee. But the one problem that...

Original post made by Don Pugh on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 15, 2016 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 274 Views

AROUND TOWN

It CAN happen here - so sad

In today's New York Times Roger Cohen writes: "Speaking of Latinos, here’s what happened the other day to Veronica Zuleta,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 303 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park releases final environmental impact report on city's general plan update

The final environmental impact report on Menlo Park's general plan update was released Oct. 10. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by the real story, on Oct 14, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 1472 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: Ackerman and Lucas for Menlo Park City School District board

The Almanac endorses David Ackerman and Caroline Lucas for the two open spots on the Menlo Park City School District board....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 14, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 80 comments | 5953 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park developer arrested on suspicion of domestic assault

David D. Bohannon II, president and CEO of the development company David D. Bohannon Organization, was arrested on suspicion...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5963 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail: California’s Attack on Rule of Law

See: http://www.newgeography.com/content/005417-california-s-attack-rule-law...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial endorsement: Ackerman and Lucas for Menlo Park district school board

A common route to appointment or election to local school boards is that of the parent who is an active volunteer for the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Republican, Def. Sec. Robert Gates: Trump "is unqualified and unfit to be commander-in-chief"

"... on national security, I believe Mr. Trump is beyond repair. He is stubbornly uninformed about the world and how to lead...

Original post made by Secretary of Defense on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Secretary of Defense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 10 comments | 621 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced to one year in county jail for grabbing, kissing teen

Adam Joseph Degroat, 44, of Menlo Park, a registered sex offender, was sentenced to one year in county jail Oct. 12 after...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mental health clinic for youth coming to Menlo Park

Three local women who have parented children with mental illnesses, including one who lost a daughter to death by suicide,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Paula, on Oct 13, 2016 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 7116 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Video: women claim Trump assualted them just the same way Trump told us on Friday how he sexually assaults women

"I grab them by the..." (you know the rest of his quote.) Trump told you the truth when he said he sexually assaults women,...

Original post made by Assaulting the Truth on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Assaulting the Truth, on Oct 13, 2016 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 308 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
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Planning for College Tours
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