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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to hear appeal on controversial two-story home in Vintage Oaks

A fraught conflict between property owners wanting to build a two-story home in Vintage Oaks and their single-story homeowner...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 6, 2018 at 1:39 pm | 7 comments | 6024 Views

MENLO PARK

Painterly reflections

Suffering from jet lag after just returning from a trip to Ireland, Jim Caldwell walks the few steps from his home in Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 5, 2018 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bolanos' fundraising in sheriff's race dwarfs that of opponents

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Original post made on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by SMC Resident, on Jun 5, 2018 at 12:45 pm | 14 comments | 5854 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City prepares to invest in water system

Menlo Park will need to invest heavily, and soon, in the city's municipal water system infrastructure, according to the findings...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 5598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heinz Puschendorf Write In Candidate for SMC Sheriff 2018

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Heinz Puschendorf pulled papers to be a Write in Candidate for San Mateo County Sheriff 2018....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 27, 2018
Last comment by Vote! , on Jun 5, 2018 at 4:27 am | 47 comments | 2260 Views

MENLO PARK

Injured cyclist sues Woodside over conditions on Old La Honda Road

Traversing the 3.4 miles of Old La Honda Road in Woodside is not for the faint of heart. It's narrow, it's steep, it's one...

Original post made on May. 1, 2018
Last comment by KUDOS To Sherriffs Yesterday , on Jun 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm | 64 comments | 14272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Support Measure R to finish campus projects

Las Lomitas school district officials are asking voters to support Measure R, a $70 million bond measure on the June ballot...

Original post made on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by Train Fan, on Jun 3, 2018 at 2:22 pm | 8 comments | 6570 Views

MOVIES

Second day of Almanac Online hacking trial focuses on FBI probe

During the second day of the federal trial of Ross M. Colby, who is charged with hacking Almanac Online, Palo Alto Online...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire district projected budget: $2.7M surplus for coming year

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board has given preliminary approval to a proposed budget for the 2018-19 fiscal...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by Call me Skeptical, on Jun 2, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 7 comments | 1780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond, parcel tax are on June 5 ballot in Ravenswood district

The K-8 Ravenswood City School District, which includes East Palo Alto and parts of Menlo Park,is seeking voter approval...

Original post made on May. 31, 2018
Last comment by No Way!, on Jun 2, 2018 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire district's board hadn't seen budget details

When the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board unanimously gave preliminary approval to the 2018-19 fiscal year budget...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 1, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 6 comments | 2051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Unfortunate choices in sheriff's race

Those who remember and continue to be troubled by appointed Sheriff Carlos Bolanos' 2007 escapade in Las Vegas, when he and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 1, 2018 at 2:24 pm | 63 comments | 5720 Views

MENLO PARK

Donations pour in for Las Lomitas bond measure backers

More than $40,000 was donated to the committee backing a $70 million bond measure in the Las Lomitas school district in a...

Original post made on May. 31, 2018
Last comment by Citizen , on Jun 1, 2018 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 5286 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Hare found hanging from a basketball hoop in Portola Valley

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Ladera, Atherton and Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/05/29/police-calls-hare-found-hanging-from-a-baske...

Original post made on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by Satanic cult indeed, on May 31, 2018 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 2763 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's passionate 'pollinator'

Danna Breen of Portola Valley, who has been designing gardens on the Peninsula and San Francisco for over 40 years, is also...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by G, on May 30, 2018 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 3242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire district's board hasn't seen budget details

When the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board voted unanimously to give preliminary approval to the 2018-19 fiscal...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by harold Schapelhouman, Fire Chief, on May 30, 2018 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 735 Views

MENLO PARK

Vehicle accident closes Highway 84 this afternoon

Highway 84 between Skyline Boulevard and Portola Road will be shut down for about four hours in both directions due to a...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by resident, on May 30, 2018 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 2554 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peaceful Sidewalk Demonstrations every Friday, noon - 1 in Palo Alto

I invite all community members and activists concerned about poverty, racism, militarism and ecological damage to our earth,...

Original post made by Judy Adams on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by Kelp Bed, on May 30, 2018 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 475 Views

MENLO PARK

Wine Walk this Saturday

The fifth "Wine Walk" fundraiser for the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation will be held on Saturday, June 2, from...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by resident, on May 30, 2018 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 837 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Community members gather to discuss possible purchase of Alpine Inn

Lucy Neely initiates community effort to buy the Alpine Inn to "preserve its character and make improvements in alignment...

Original post made on May. 28, 2018
Last comment by Dave Ross, on May 29, 2018 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 3864 Views
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