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MENLO PARK

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...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 268 Views

MENLO PARK

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...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2018
Last comment by Brian, 1 hour ago | 38 comments | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law extends statute of limitations for sexual assault victims

Adult sexual assault victims in California now have up to 10 years to seek civil damages under a new bill signed into law...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by Case m, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's Office personnel now have overdose-prevention drug

All San Mateo County Sheriff's Office personnel have been equipped with the overdose prevention drug naloxone as of this...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by whatever, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Man robbed of watch at gunpoint

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Atherton and Portola Valley. Read the full story here https://almanacnews.com/news/2018/10/17/police-calls-man-robbed-of-watch-at-gunpoint...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by Brian, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 784 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2018
Last comment by Anne F., 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Fire district to discuss new training facility

A new practice facility to simulate emergencies for firefighters of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is a topic of...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park library director retires

Menlo Park Library Services Director Susan Holmer retired Oct. 5 after 16 years on the job. When she started in 2002, the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Rey, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 856 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2018
Last comment by Me Too, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley school board to explore $49.5 million bond measure implementation

The Portola Valley School District will meet Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 3) to explore how it would implement fixes to its...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Linda, on Oct 16, 2018 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 907 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Neighbors raise concerns about proposed hotel

A proposal to demolish the 28-room Red Cottage Inn & Suites at 1704 El Camino Real and replace it with a 68-room Hampton...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 15, 2018 at 8:33 pm | 35 comments | 4832 Views

MENLO PARK

Four shot, two dead at East Palo Alto Halloween party

Two people have died and two others have life-threatening injuries after an argument at a Halloween party quickly escalated...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2512 Views

ATHERTON

Surf Air to return to San Carlos Airport later this month, company says

Surf Air, the controversial members-only commuter airline behind thousands of residents' noise complaints to the San Carlos...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2018
Last comment by Q&A, on Oct 15, 2018 at 9:31 am | 34 comments | 3091 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: Newcomers deserve seats on the 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...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2018
Last comment by Editor Renee Batti, on Oct 14, 2018 at 9:46 pm | 4 comments | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 14, 2018 at 4:23 pm | 7 comments | 1813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Council to discuss city manager replacement plan tonight

The Menlo Park City Council is working to decision how to fill the city manager's position now that City Manager Alex McIntyre...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2018
Last comment by Follow-up?, on Oct 14, 2018 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 1017 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside council considers new ethics code

The proposed ethics code that would guide the behavior of volunteer public servants in Woodside's local government returns...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 13, 2018 at 10:38 pm | 5 comments | 626 Views

MENLO PARK

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...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by A. Lee, on Oct 13, 2018 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 2506 Views

MENLO PARK

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....

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Oct 13, 2018 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 10611 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Anonymous ethics complaint filed against City Council candidate

The California Fair Political Practices Commission has received an anonymous complaint against Menlo Park City Council candidate...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 12, 2018 at 8:16 pm | 6 comments | 2225 Views
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