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Hotel developer, neighbors must compromise, commissioners say
After spending years redesigning plans for a proposed Hampton Inn hotel at 1704 El Camino Real in Menlo Park in response... Last comment 19 minutes ago | 17 comments

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Photo (0363.JPG). Mona & Bob Armistead and Vista Center Board Member, Joivta Honor attended the 35th Annual Vintage Affaire benefiting Vista Center For Blind & Visually Impaired individuals and their families through evaluation, counseling, education and training, to promote Independence & quality of life. Photo (0364.JPG) Many Atherton people incl. Barbara Peyton and Dave & Lynne & Heppberger enjoyed the wine & chiefs tasting reception before the live auction and gourmet dinner Benefit at a lovely Atherton Estate on Saturday, July 15. The benefit is staffed by local volunteers and the has raised over $8 million in the 34 years. Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017


Home sales
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Sunday, 8:35 AM

Atherton looking to fill committee vacancies
Atherton is accepting applications for membership on the town's Park & Recreation and Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory committees. Saturday, 1:31 PM

Countywide transportation sales tax promises congestion relief, generates glut of questions
Can voters countywide be convinced to support yet another sales tax? Supporters of Measure W, a proposed 30-year, countywide half-cent sales tax for transportation that requires a two-thirds majority to pass, hope the answer to that questions is "yes," but many other questions are being raised. Friday, 7:56 PM

Local man reported missing
A 38-year-old man who is reported to be unable to care for himself has been reported missing from Menlo Park, according to a statement from the Menlo Park Police Department. Friday, 7:30 PM

BootUp Ventures' neighbors may see relief from noise
A Menlo Park business that nearby Palo Alto residents say has been a nuisance for three years must immediately cease holding events at its offices, Menlo Park officials said in a letter to the company. Friday, 1:38 PM | 1 comments

Diocese releases list of priests accused of sexual misconduct with children
The Catholic Diocese of San Jose released yesterday a list of 15 priests, most of whom have died or been banned from the ministry, who it says were "credibly accused" of sexually abusing children. At least one spent time in Menlo Park, and a number of others spent time on diocese assignments throughout the Midpeninsula. Friday, 11:15 AM | 3 comments

Atherton awards contract to demolish library
Atherton awarded a contract to demolish the town library at a City Council meeting on Wednesday evening (Oct. 17), as the town moves forward with plans to rebuild its civic center. Friday, 9:23 AM

By invitation only
Want to get involved in the local wine scene? Then join the club. Thursday, 5:36 PM

A roundup of election stories
The Almanac has published a number of stories about local races over the past few weeks. We've gathered our efforts here for your convenience. Thursday, 4:20 PM

Menlo Park: Council works through plan to pick new city manager
How should Menlo Park's next city manager be chosen? And who will take on the duties of the post in the meantime? Thursday, 11:50 AM | 10 comments

ProPublica reports racial disparities in schools nationwide, locally
White students were more than four times as likely to be enrolled in at least one Advanced Placement (AP) class as black students, and black students were over 15 times as likely to be suspended as white students in the Sequoia Union High School District during the 2015-16 school year, according to data on school districts collected by the nonprofit news organization ProPublica.
Wednesday, 3:09 PM | 2 comments

Mystery solved: Turtles and fish of Sharon Park pond are A-OK
Ever wonder what happens to the turtles and fish that live in the picturesque, aquamarine pond at Sharon Park when it gets cleaned out? Thanks to an Almanac reader who asked us, we explored the matter and now know. Thursday, 7:48 AM | 3 comments

Great horned owl rescued in Woodside
Animal rescue workers assisted by local fire district and Sheriff's Office staff freed a great horned owl found tangled in kite string in Woodside this week. Wednesday, 5:14 PM

New study reports Bay Area roads are worst in nation
Roads in the Bay Area were the worst in the nation and accounted for high costs to drivers in 2016, according to a report released by a national nonprofit on Wednesday. Thursday, 9:55 AM | 15 comments

Sheriff's Office personnel now have overdose-prevention drug

Police calls: Man robbed of watch at gunpoint

Menlo Park library director retires

State of the City: Mayor cites Menlo Park's achievements, challenges

Woodside: New ethics code is aspirational, informal

Update: Four shot, two dead at East Palo Alto party


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