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AROUND TOWN

Protesters follow Trump to Los Trancos, near Portola Valley

President Trump's fundraising luncheon today (Sept. 17) ended up being in Los Trancos Woods near Portola Valley, but protesters...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by David Smernoff, on Oct 9, 2019 at 3:57 pm | 32 comments | 5053 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire Weather Watch: Power likely to be cut in Woodside, Portola Valley

The San Mateo County Emergency Alert System announced tonight (Oct. 8) that power shutoffs in Portola Valley and Woodside...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by “Great and Unmatched Wisdom, on Oct 9, 2019 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 943 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Council continues to tilt at windmills

After 5years and wasting hundreds of thousands of dollar of Atherton residents' taxes the Town Council is continuing to tilt...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 8, 2019 at 1:26 pm | 12 comments | 427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Inclusivity on the sidelines

Menlo-Atherton's cheerleading teams are striving to be inclusive of all students. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/10/04/inclusivity-on-the-sidelines?...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer Kaufman, on Oct 7, 2019 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1688 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Survey: PV school district voters would support parcel tax renewal

A survey commissioned by Portola Valley School District has found that voters would support renewal of a parcel tax that...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by Another reason, on Oct 7, 2019 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 896 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Our dire downtown Menlo Park

When visitors come to see me in my offices in downtown Menlo Park, they often remark that they're surprised to see how rundown...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Big imrpovements, on Oct 7, 2019 at 5:59 am | 36 comments | 3107 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Marshall, on Oct 6, 2019 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 1478 Views

MENLO PARK

Sheriff's office locates missing woman with Alzheimer's disease

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has located a 69-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease who was reported missing,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Oct 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1608 Views

MENLO PARK

Willow/U.S. 101 interchange project complete

The Caltrans project to rebuild the highway interchange at Willow Road and U.S. 101 has been completed. The project's completion...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by BarriersNeeded, on Oct 5, 2019 at 9:45 am | 8 comments | 1733 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley woman arrested for DUI after injury accident

A 34-year-old Portola Valley woman was arrested for drunk driving after her car ran off the road on Westridge Drive near...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 5, 2019 at 8:35 am | 23 comments | 3845 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Biden lunches in downtown Palo Alto to raise campaign funds

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden was in Palo Alto on Thursday for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Joseph, on Oct 4, 2019 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 1058 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park eyeing project to streamline Bayfront Expressway connection between Dumbarton Bridge and U.S. 101

The city of Menlo Park has released an "online open house" with an interactive map where people can weigh in on the projects...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by LEX, on Oct 3, 2019 at 6:45 pm | 4 comments | 3302 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police searching for armed man who threatened Caltrans workers

Bayfront Expressway was shut down for more than an hour Wednesday after a man allegedly brandished a machete and knife at...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 3, 2019 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 2125 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Board of Supervisors declares climate change emergency

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors gave an extra push to its efforts to combat climate change by passing a resolution...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Pedro, on Oct 3, 2019 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1264 Views

MENLO PARK

Protesters at Facebook mourn loss of man who died by suicide and demand answers

A week after a Facebook employee died by suicide at company headquarters, people gathered at the social media giant's "thumb...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by How do we know, on Oct 2, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 14 comments | 17075 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to host study session on license plate readers, security cameras

In response to a rash of residential burglaries that have plagued Atherton late last year and earlier this year, town staff...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Nothing to see here, on Oct 2, 2019 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teenager's close call at Burgess Pool has a happy ending

On June 28, a teenager finished her backstroke race in a swim meet at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park, took off her goggles and...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Grateful, on Oct 1, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 2311 Views

MENLO PARK

Man seeking to buy marijuana robbed at gunpoint in Menlo Park

An East Palo Alto man was robbed at gunpoint at 10:15 p.m. Saturday when he was held up by two men during a marijuana sale...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Go to the store!, on Oct 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm | 5 comments | 2896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newcastle disease sidelines this year's Tour De Coop

Since 2012, locals have biked around Silicon Valley every fall to get a peek inside residents' chicken coops. But this year,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Lisa Steele/Fresh Eggs Daily, on Oct 1, 2019 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 1548 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Man arrested for allegedly throwing skateboard at driver

Atherton police arrested a 30-year-old Menlo Park man for throwing his skateboard at a moving car in an unprovoked attack...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2019
Last comment by Cynic, on Oct 1, 2019 at 6:59 am | 6 comments | 1766 Views
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