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Records show Surf Air owes county $328,371 in taxes
The commuter airline Surf Air has hardly been in the good graces of a vocal contingent of area residents bothered by its... Last comment on Oct 14, 2018 at 4:23 pm | 7 comments

Editorial endorsement: Taylor, Combs and Nash for Menlo Park City Council
Much has changed in Menlo Park since 2010, when two incumbents who are now running for re-election to the City Council were... Last comment 1 hour ago | 37 comments

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Disabled truck causes partial closure of Santa Cruz Avenue
A large disabled truck stuck at the intersection of Santa Cruz Avenue and Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park left northbound Santa Cruz Avenue to eastbound Sand Hill Road closed this afternoon, Oct. 15, according to a statement from the Menlo Park Police Department. Monday, 7:47 PM

Update: Four shot, two dead at East Palo Alto party
A party to celebrate Halloween and a young woman's birthday turned tragic early Sunday morning when a shooter killed two people and injured two others after an argument erupted, East Palo Alto police said. Monday, 5:04 PM

Woodside: New ethics code is aspirational, informal
Woodside's new ethics code, adopted Oct. 9 by a unanimous Town Council, is informal in addressing complaints and has a tone intended to help officials aspire to ethical behavior. Monday, 2:11 PM

Editorial endorsement: Newcomers deserve your vote for Menlo Park City Council
The Almanac endorses Cecilia Taylor, Drew Combs and Betsy Nash for election to the three open seats on the Menlo Park City Council. Sunday, 4:39 PM | 4 comments

Meet the Ravenswood school board candidates
Come Nov. 6, voters will be presented with two distinct narratives from six newcomers and three incumbents running for three open seats on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education. Sunday, 4:53 PM | 1 comments

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Portola Valley school bond, Measure Z
Should residents of the Portola Valley School District support Measure Z, the $49.5 million bond measure that will raise funds to rebuild or repair buildings mostly constructed in the late 1950s and early 1960s? There are many good reasons to vote yes on this measure, and none that we can think of to reject it. Saturday, 10:11 AM | 2 comments

Menlo Park's Josh Becker announces 2020 state Senate run
As voters start to receive their ballots for the November election, one Menlo Park man is looking two years ahead to a state Senate bid. Sunday, 4:53 PM

Yearslong saga over Draeger's loading zone takes another turn
It's a problem that's been brewing between the Draeger family and the owners of the property neighboring the family's specialty grocery store in Menlo Park for at least 17 years. On Oct. 10, the city's Complete Streets Commission came closer to resolving the conflict over the market's loading zone, but not in the way either party had favored. Friday, 11:21 AM | 2 comments

Atherton Library moving to temporary location this weekend
The Atherton Library will close for a little over a week as the town prepares to demolish its current home at 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane and build a new library, according to a press release. Thursday, 5:12 PM

One contested election highlights Woodside council race
Ned Fluet and Frank Rosenblum are the only two candidates for the Woodside Town Council who are vying for votes in the November election. The other three candidates are unopposed and will be appointed. Friday, 10:10 AM

Surf Air owes county $328,371 in taxes
The commuter airline Surf Air has hardly been in the good graces of a vocal contingent of area residents bothered by its noisy planes flying overhead since it started using the San Carlos Airport in 2013. But the San Mateo County tax collector isn't likely to be looking favorably on the company either, given that, according to public records, the airline owes the county hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes. Thursday, 6:28 PM | 7 comments

Woodside: Residents, officials want details on neighbor's construction
For now, officials in Woodside Town Hall are short on answers when asked about what's happening at 2350 Alameda de las Pulgas, a residential property located a block south of Woodside High School that is owned by Markos Kounalakis. Friday, 8:35 AM | 2 comments

Menlo Park City Council: Three seats, eight candidates
For Menlo Park's inaugural district elections, there are eight candidates vying for three City Council seats. Meet the candidates. Thursday, 9:22 AM | 4 comments

Menlo Park: Anonymous ethics complaint filed against City Council candidate

Police calls: Fraud cases claim losses of nearly $7,000

Menlo Park is state's 11th-safest city, report says

Menlo Park: Belle Haven Library plans move forward

Local students beat statewide test scores

Menlo Park: Hotel developer, neighbors must compromise, commissioners say

Proponents reel from withdrawal of Arrillaga offer to help build new library

Early voting begins for November election


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