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MENLO PARK

What are candidates' potential conflicts of interest on council?

As Facebook continues to be a powerful political force in the city of Menlo Park, concerns have been raised by the public...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 22, 2018 at 2:39 pm | 9 comments | 599 Views

AROUND TOWN

ProPublica reports racial disparities in schools nationwide, locally

White students were more than four times as likely to be enrolled in at least one Advanced Placement (AP) class as black...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2018
Last comment by Parke Treadway, MPCSD Public Information Officer, on Oct 22, 2018 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 1700 Views

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New study reports Bay Area roads are worst in nation

Roads in the Bay Area were the worst in the nation and accounted for high costs to drivers in 2016, according to a report...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Kitchen Table costs and bills, on Oct 21, 2018 at 6:56 pm | 16 comments | 1305 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 Huddart Hiker, on Oct 20, 2018 at 9:50 pm | 6 comments | 3391 Views

MENLO PARK

Diocese releases list of priests accused of sexual misconduct with children

The Catholic Diocese of San Jose released yesterday a list of 15 priests, most of whom have died or been banned from the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Manlo Punk, on Oct 20, 2018 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 1247 Views

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Menlo Park: Council works through plan to pick new city manager

How should Menlo Park's next city manager be chosen? And who will take on the duties of the post in the meantime? Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Oct 20, 2018 at 3:54 pm | 10 comments | 1846 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 mper, on Oct 20, 2018 at 11:01 am | 52 comments | 3005 Views

MENLO PARK

Mystery solved: Turtles and fish of Sharon Park pond are A-OK

Ever wonder what happens to the turtles and fish that live in the picturesque, aquamarine pond at Sharon Park when it gets...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 18, 2018 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1266 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting

I'm a big fan of the holiday lights installed downtown, seen both at Fremont Park and on El Camino Real, near Ravenswood...

Original post made by Observer II on Oct. 18, 2018
There are no comments yet. 108 Views

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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 laughing, on Oct 18, 2018 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 808 Views

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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, on Oct 17, 2018 at 1:14 pm | 4 comments | 1260 Views

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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, on Oct 17, 2018 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1961 Views

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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, on Oct 16, 2018 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 697 Views

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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, on Oct 16, 2018 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 1080 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 | 5608 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. 3493 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 | 3703 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 | 2334 Views

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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 | 1298 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 | 844 Views
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