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AROUND TOWN

Measure M supporters attempt to silence critics - and won't engage in an open dialogue

Mike Lanza from Allied Arts 16m ago Peter, You live in Atherton, not Menlo Park, and yet you've contributed *far* more...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 26, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 4 comments | 266 Views

WOODSIDE

Maasai warrior hikes Wunderlich Park

Maasai warrior and chief Sabore Ole Oyie is in the United States to solicit aid to drill 400 wells to provide safe drinking...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Making streets safe for kids walking to school

A mother's anger and the tempest that ensued over a recent incident involving a Menlo Park police officer's decision to help...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well...let's see now..., on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 2550 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Meg Whitman and the Tarpster Neel Tushar Kashkari

How long has it been since we've had a real conservative to vote for? 11 years since Jack in 2003. At least Donnelly was...

Original post made by Conservative Voter on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 26, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 18 comments | 326 Views

OTHER TOPICS

If China or Iran did it to us....

70 times we've raised the debt limit since Nixon, 7 times under Bush with votes from Boenher McConnell and Cantor. What's...

Original post made by Nicholas Kristof on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by can't believe I am reading t, on Sep 26, 2014 at 11:44 am | 39 comments | 3029 Views

MENLO PARK

Pet of the week: Naga needs a home

There are dog people and there are cat people. And, yes, there are also snake people, and the Peninsula Humane Society is...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 26, 2014 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Measure M would adversely impact our schools

Measure M seeks to limit office space and instead encourages large number of larger residences. Here is an interesting look...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 167 Views

ATHERTON

Homeowners: Building department negligent

In the midst of a legal battle with her building contractor, Kimberly Sweidy is also taking on the town of Atherton's building...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dick Seibert, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 148 comments | 11029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested for allegedly stealing mail in Menlo Park, Woodside and other cities

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 25, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 1135 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

STPO your CRA here

A work crew responded quickly on Wednesday (Sept. 24) to a call from a Ladera resident pointing out a problem with recently...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

WSJ Article on Climate Science not being settled

It is amazing all the people who are spoon fed nonsense on Climate change take it at face value. Socratic Inquiry? Forget...

Original post made by Baby its Cold Outside on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by truther, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:01 am | 7 comments | 251 Views

AROUND TOWN

State senator introduces bill to reopen public access to Martin's Beach

Legislation introduced Monday would help restore public access to a popular surfing beach near Half Moon Bay that has...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 17 comments | 7177 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: More green bike lanes coming to Willow Road

Willow Road is about to get greener: Menlo Park will be installing additional green bike lanes through Sept. 25 between Middlefield...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Every day cyclist, on Sep 24, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park girl, 9, drowns in pool

Lahee Hong, a 9-year-old Menlo Park girl, died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Goog, on Sep 24, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 8 comments | 5045 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New law defines 'safe distance' for motorists passing bicyclists

A new state law sets 3 feet as a "safe distance" for vehicles passing bicyclists on the road. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by wcs, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 35 comments | 2475 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School plans major building project next summer

Regarding, “Woodside School plans major building project next summer”, The Almanac, September 17, 2014, I would like to make...

Original post made by Andreas Mede on Sep. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officers issues 252 traffic tickets on Wednesday in Atherton and Menlo Park

Officers on motorcycles from agencies around San Mateo County spent Wednesday (Sept. 17) patrolling parts of Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Sep 22, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 12 comments | 3019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

27 local students are National Merit semifinalists

Twenty-seven juniors from three local high schools -- Menlo School, Menlo-Atherton High School and Sacred Heart Preparatory...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Joseph, on Sep 22, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Zuckerberg makes surprise visit to Sequoia High

Sequoia High School students and staff were treated to a surprise visit by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 20, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 204 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter from Stanford development to delay postphone meeting with Menlo Park

The following was just posted in the Menlo Park email log. =========== Dear Ms. Jerome-Robinson: Attached please find...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 19, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 14 comments | 379 Views
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