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PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Padlock cut, tools stolen

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Ladera, Woodside, Menlo Park and West Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/08/21/police-calls-padlock-cut-to...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by Keep PV SCREECH!, 12 minutes ago | 6 comments | 673 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council meeting cancelled for mysterious reasons

The Menlo Park City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 21, has been cancelled, with little explanation as to why....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2018
Last comment by China?, 50 minutes ago | 3 comments | 1749 Views

MENLO PARK

List of council candidates set

The list of candidates for the Nov. 6 election in San Mateo County has been settled -- write-in candidates aside -- with...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Trip Cap?, 56 minutes ago | 8 comments | 1250 Views

AROUND TOWN

County officials say Surf Air is no longer using San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the controversial commuter airline behind thousands of residents' noise complaints to the San Carlos Airport, hasn't...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 433 Views

MENLO PARK

Tour de Menlo ride raises funds for scholarships, Almanac Holiday Fund

2018 Tour de Menlo riders helped raise funds for scholarships More than 400 cyclists from all over the Bay Area took...

Original post made by Tom Gibboney on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by really?, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 53 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bay Area roadways among worst in state

Roads in the Bay Area are the worst in the state and in deteriorating condition, which is costing residents in the region...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy

In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , 2 hours ago | 20 comments | 1432 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Fire board to discuss district's grand jury response

Menlo Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman has recommended that the fire board reject several of the findings and three recommendations...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 609 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven traffic plan in development

Each day, tens of thousands of cars pass through a couple of key intersections in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2018
Last comment by Alan, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 814 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside fire district medics hurt in alleged DUI crash are out of hospital

The two Woodside Fire Protection District medics who were in an ambulance when it was struck from behind in an alleged DUI...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by John , 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton cracks down on cyclists' stop sign violations

After watching three cycling groups speed through a stop sign on Alameda de las Pulgas at Atherton Avenue while the Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by Summary, 16 hours ago | 71 comments | 4979 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Neighbors and equestrians contest use of roadside

Residents of Marva Oaks Drive, a cul-de-sac off Raymundo Drive in Woodside, are pushing back against demands by some equestrians...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by justaskme, on Aug 20, 2018 at 2:11 pm | 5 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: District 4 has new potential City Council contender

Come November, there could be competition for the City Council seat to represent Menlo Park's new District 4, which includes...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2018
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Aug 20, 2018 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 1844 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo residents petition county for a safer Santa Cruz Avenue

A coalition of residents in West Menlo Park has petitioned San Mateo County for a series of road changes to improve safety...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2018 at 7:15 am | 13 comments | 3210 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Proposed growth along Bay far outpaces expectations

In Menlo Park, there's one lesson the city government is learning the hard way for the second time this year: With great...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 19, 2018 at 5:19 pm | 22 comments | 4040 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside volunteer George Offen dies

As a volunteer for the town and community of Woodside, George Offen was a standout. He served 12 years on the local elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2018
Last comment by Jill Gay, on Aug 19, 2018 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 4280 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Skyline Boulevard reopens following oil spill

Skyline Boulevard just north of Four Corners has fully reopened to traffic following an oil spill earlier this afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Aug 19, 2018 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 617 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District election opportunity

The recent switch from at-large to election by zones has created an opportunity for concerned individuals to run for 3 lucrative...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Aug 18, 2018 at 4:29 pm | 7 comments | 289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contested election ahead for Menlo fire board

Four candidates are vying for three open seats on the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, which includes the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 18, 2018 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1134 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Services Saturday for Robert Segbarth, gardener and friend to homeless

A celebration of the life of Portola Valley resident Robert Irwin Segbarth is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Ladera...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Aug 17, 2018 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 739 Views
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Letting go
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 122 views