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Town panel nixes Ford Field site for affordable housing

The long-running saga of Portola Valley's quest to identify land that could be used for affordable housing took a further...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by pvrez, on Sep 27, 2019 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 2519 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside OKs new spending on wildfire prevention efforts

The Woodside Town Council unanimously approved $40,000 toward a $242,000 project to remove eucalyptus and acacia trees that...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by Kings Mountain Rd, on Sep 26, 2019 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board appoints new trustee

Members of the Menlo Park City School District Board of Trustees on Sept. 23 chose former member Mark Box to fill the board...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Jonathan Carpenter, on Sep 26, 2019 at 10:37 am | 4 comments | 1783 Views

WOODSIDE

Filoli Harvest Festival set for Saturday

There's such autumn abundance at Filoli (86 Canada Road, Woodside) that the historic estate has added a whole extra day of...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 25, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 794 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire officials urge caution during 'extreme fire weather'

The National Weather Service has issued a “Red Flag Warning” from tonight (Sept. 23) through Wednesday morning for counties...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Mr Green, on Sep 24, 2019 at 10:14 pm | 2 comments | 1476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Free screening of 'Cinema Paradiso' to celebrate the end of an era at Guild Theatre

The Guild Theatre is closing on Thursday, Sept. 26, but before that it will host a free screening of the film "Cinema Paradiso"...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Sep 24, 2019 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County offers residents customized option for disaster alerts

Fire departments emphasize the importance of early-alert systems to keep residents informed about wildfires and other emergencies,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 24, 2019 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1754 Views

WOODSIDE

Three women arrested for Woodside auto burglary

Three women were arrested for felony burglary and conspiracy in Woodside on Wednesday (Sept. 18) after they were spotted...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 24, 2019 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 2441 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man facing 11 sexual assault charges

A 38-year-old Menlo Park man has been charged with 11 sexual assault offenses that could result in life in prison if he is...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by Aptos Resident, on Sep 24, 2019 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 5572 Views

MENLO PARK

Screening Wed. Sept. 25th of "Cinema Paradiso" to honor the Menlo Park Guild theater and its staff

Menlo Park's 90+ yr. old movie theater, the Guild, is closing Thurs. Sept. 26th to make way to a new Guild that will focus...

Original post made by Judy A on Sep. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 114 Views

ATHERTON

Stephen Curry buys Atherton home for $31 million, report says

Stephen and Ayesha Curry purchased a $31 million home in Atherton, according to a Variety media report. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Carlisle, on Sep 23, 2019 at 8:45 pm | 9 comments | 4659 Views

MENLO PARK

Golden Acorn Awards ceremony recognizes dedicated community leaders

Community leaders and public servants were recognized on Sept. 19 for their distinct contributions to the community of Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 23, 2019 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1873 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police lean on training to diffuse crisis during encounter with mentally ill man

East Palo Alto and Menlo Park police used crisis-de-escalation techniques to try to diffuse a situation with a mentally ill...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 22, 2019 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested after hitting Menlo Park officer with his car

A 19-year-old San Mateo man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday (Sept. 17) after he allegedly hit a...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 22, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 2391 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley in the same fire-risk league as Paradise

Imagine a day with temperatures in the 90s and gale-force winds blowing in the San Mateo County hills. Then imagine that...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Sep 21, 2019 at 6:38 pm | 4 comments | 2233 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Learning our history, raising our consciousness, leveling the ground

A huge thank you to The Almanac and Kate Bradshaw for the important and well-researched series, "Uneven Ground: How unequal...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Melissa Lukin, on Sep 21, 2019 at 10:12 am | 6 comments | 1199 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hotel dining scene blooms in Menlo Park

Oak + Violet showcases seasonal, simply prepared dishes and the bounty of Golden State produce. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1661 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What will be their future on a warming planet?

Students at Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park were among the estimated tens of thousands of Bay Area students who participated...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flegel's building is for sale but business to continue as usual

The building that houses Flegel's Interior Design & Distinctive Home Furnishings, at 870 Santa Cruz Ave. in Menlo Park, is...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 20, 2019 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 2925 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Uneven Ground

Meet the new industrial pollution, a jobs-housing balance so skewed that it prices people out of their homes, triggers kids'...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Sep 19, 2019 at 10:03 pm | 3 comments | 1673 Views
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