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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 Atherton Resident, 13 minutes ago | 65 comments | 4827 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 progress needed, 1 hour ago | 15 comments | 628 Views

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 Jetman, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 1074 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 Anonymous , 5 hours ago | 11 comments | 1606 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, 7 hours ago | 3 comments | 60 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 Michael G. Stogner, 7 hours ago | 29 comments | 4262 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, 9 hours ago | 38 comments | 2419 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 Peter Carpenter, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 1523 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 Menlo Voter, 12 hours ago | 13 comments | 5141 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-Sardińa, 12 hours ago | 12 comments | 1295 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, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 68 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 | 1096 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 | 588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC admission rates for CA residents drastically declined

Where's the college admission blog when you're looking for it. I came across the following stats today that seemed worth...

Original post made by HS Mom on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 20, 2015 at 9:40 am | 21 comments | 1451 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 taxpayer, on May 20, 2015 at 9:07 am | 22 comments | 1186 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: $3,500 bike stolen from Menlo Park garage

A stereo was taken from an unlocked car and sunglasses from a locked car, while an expensive bike vanished from a garage...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 19, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1697 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Workshop on Cal Water drought plan

Cal Water will hold a public workshop on its proposed drought restrictions and ways customers can reduce water use at 6 p.m....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Elaine, on May 19, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1137 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Breaking News, not

Breaking News is for news which has just broken. Not for stories nearly a day old. btw 1200 people on a CalTrain that...

Original post made by whatever on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 55 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hourly day care center opens in West Menlo Park

Toddle, the West Menlo Park day care center that takes children by the hour as a convenience for busy parents, opened March...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Dinara, on May 18, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Two downtown Menlo Park projects, public benefit discussions

Two downtown Menlo Park development proposals with different options for public benefits will be discussed during separate...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Allan, on May 18, 2015 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 969 Views
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