AlmanacNews.com https://www.almanacnews.com If it is local and useful, it is on AlmanacNews.com. en-us Copyright 2018 AlmanacNews.com Almanac Online https://AlmanacNews.com/art/top_logo.png https://www.almanacnews.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Monday: Cafe Zoe to host cookbook launch for local author]]> Rebecca Bloom, a Menlo Park resident from the Willows neighborhood, has released a cookbook with co-author (and college roommate) Shelley Onderdonk. ]]> <![CDATA[Menlo Park: Coach fired following alleged sexual assault]]> A badminton coach arrested last week on suspicion of molesting a minor and sexual assault-related offenses is no longer working at the Menlo Park sports academy where he was a coach, company officials said.
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<![CDATA[Home sales]]> A complete listing of home sales on the Midpeninsula.]]> <![CDATA[Atherton: Council requests meeting with fire board to discuss study's conclusions]]> Atherton's City Council wants Menlo Park Fire Protection District officials to end their public silence about a January report showing the fire district spends less than half its Atherton-generated property tax revenue providing services in the town. The council hopes to schedule a joint public meeting to discuss the report and what to do about it.]]> <![CDATA[Nobel Prize winner Burton Richter dies at 87]]> Burton Richter, a former Stanford University physics professor who won the Nobel Prize in 1976, died Wednesday in Palo Alto. He was 87 years old.]]> <![CDATA[Atherton council members considering taking on debt to build civic center]]> Faced with the reality of having to slash features from the plans for a new Atherton library and town offices to bring the cost down, the City Council has begun talking about going into debt to pay for the long-planned project.]]> <![CDATA[Roster grows by seven in local races]]> The list of potential candidates running for local office in San Mateo County in the Nov. 6 election has grown by seven since late Monday, the first day of the candidate filing period.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo Summer Fest returns this weekend]]> The annual Menlo Summer Fest returns to Menlo Park's downtown area on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22.]]> <![CDATA[Free coding camp for kids through July 28]]> A Woodside Priory student who helped establish a group of fellow students dedicated to STEM education and robotics will host a free coding camp for students in first through sixth grade from July 21 through 28.]]> <![CDATA[Caltrain boosts its fares]]> As of this month, Caltrain's monthly pass rate includes an additional day, at an increased cost.
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<![CDATA[State Democrats support repeal of Costa-Hawkins' rent control constraints]]> The California Democratic Party on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to endorse Proposition 10, the statewide Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the anti-rent-control Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and return power to regulate rents to local communities.
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<![CDATA[Local residents signing up to run in November election]]> As the filing period for candidates in several local races opened on Monday, a number of local residents picked up the papers they must fill out to become candidates, while a few turned in their completed paperwork needed to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. ]]> <![CDATA[Regional group exploring housing solutions]]> The Committee to House the Bay Area on Wednesday will present the public's input on how to build more affordable and low-income housing throughout the region.]]> <![CDATA[Portola Valley revises lighting policies]]> It's dark on moonless nights in Portola Valley, due in part to residents being discouraged in using lights triggered by motion sensors. The guidelines have changed, but pedestrians should still find themselves in the dark.]]> <![CDATA[Police calls: Police arrest man carrying brass knuckles]]> Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park]]> <![CDATA[Home sales]]> A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula.]]> <![CDATA[The universal language]]> Thanks to one local woman's passion, perseverance, and many professional connections, three young dancers from South Africa are having the experience of a lifetime shuttling between Woodside and San Francisco this summer.]]>