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AROUND TOWN

ICE put on notice by federal court, no Bay Area raids occur

After the American Civil Liberties Union took U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to federal court in Northern California,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by American civil liberties, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 570 Views

MENLO PARK

Dogged by constant barking, Haven Avenue residents seek relief

The barking is constant, and has been since Jackie Comstock moved in to the Anton Menlo apartment complex on Haven Avenue...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by Steve_J, 4 hours ago | 21 comments | 2335 Views

WOODSIDE

Grand jury says entire county at risk of wildfire

A San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report released on July 9 warns residents of urban areas not to be complacent about wildfires...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, 5 hours ago | 6 comments | 1529 Views

WOODSIDE

Kings Mountain Road fire safety work begins July 15

A long-delayed fire suppression project along King's Mountain Road in San Mateo County's Huddert County Park was set to start...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2019
Last comment by JD, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 1170 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

The taste of summer

For the 15th year, Webb Ranch in Portola Valley is welcoming visitors to its fields to take advantage of one of the many...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by Angela Hey, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 1312 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Government/business collaboration has led city into a mess

While reading Kate Bradshaw's article about the Menlo Park City Council's decision to back away from a citywide moratorium,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by After midnight, 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 713 Views

ATHERTON

They may be slow, but they're not easy to find: Keeping up with the elusive Western pond turtle

A new program by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District aims to help Western pond turtles, California's only native...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
There are no comments yet. 815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: new assistant community development director named

Chuck Andrews, a senior building inspector working with the city of Menlo Park, has been promoted to become the city's assistant...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
There are no comments yet. 578 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Hampton Inn project sidelined after split vote by Planning Commission

A proposed Hampton Inn hotel along El Camino Real in Menlo Park was sidelined Monday night when the city's Planning Commission...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Scott Barnum , 10 hours ago | 16 comments | 2033 Views

MENLO PARK

A very thoughtful memo on Menlo Park's development policies

Suggestions from Lynne Bramlett, July 5, 2019 1 MEMO To: City Council From: Lynne Bramlett Date: July 5, 2019 Re: Suggestions...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 6, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 14, 2019 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facebook housing program helps teachers stay local

When the Menlo Park City Council approved Facebook's campus expansion in 2016, it required the company to help address some...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 14, 2019 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

MENLO PARK

Following his road not taken

At age 45, Steve Blank retired from a career as a serial entrepreneur who co-founded three startups in Silicon Valley and...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 14, 2019 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 1605 Views

MENLO PARK

Experts sound the alarm on 2020 election-meddling

Will deception on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter be a major threat in the upcoming 2020 election? According...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Starman, on Jul 13, 2019 at 11:25 am | 18 comments | 1585 Views

MENLO PARK

Dogged by constant barking, Haven Avenue residents seek relief

The barking is constant, and has been since Jackie Comstock moved in to the Anton Menlo apartment complex on Haven Avenue...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by MenloParkInhabitant, on Jul 12, 2019 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Housing proposal on Independence Drive moves forward

A proposal to build 105 apartments and less than 1,000 square feet of commercial space at 111 Independence Drive on the Bay...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by Not Enough Parking, on Jul 12, 2019 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

USGS kicks off move from Menlo Park to Moffett Field

Laying the groundwork for a new epicenter for research, the U.S. Geological Survey this week formally kicked off plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Jim VanPernis, on Jul 11, 2019 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 1767 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New voting technology on the way in San Mateo County

San Mateo County will have new voting technology for its Nov. 5 elections. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/07/10/new-voting-technology-on-the-way-in-...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Fonic, on Jul 11, 2019 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Under new leadership, Ravenswood to start school consolidation process

The Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto is starting to discuss consolidating schools -- a process that's sure...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by S H, on Jul 10, 2019 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 1159 Views

MENLO PARK

Equity for Menlo Park students discussed at school district meeting

Council members, residents and community organizers attended a Menlo Park City School District study session about student...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Train Fan, on Jul 9, 2019 at 7:16 pm | 10 comments | 1669 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Share your experience with Peninsula Clean Energy

Dear Almanac readers, I'll be writing a story next month about Peninsula Clean Energy, and am hoping to feature different...

Original post made by Matthew Vollrath on Jul. 9, 2019
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