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ATHERTON

Atherton considering how to raise more civic center project funds

The Atherton City Council recently asked staff to explore how to raise additional funding for the town's civic center project,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2019 at 6:38 am | 2 comments | 1274 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council rules on Menlo Country Club noise ruckus

Debbie Mendelson bought her home on Sheridan Way in Woodside more than 30 years ago, but she says it wasn't until after she...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 16, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 15 comments | 3661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Street parking near new school cut to make room for bike lanes

In order to offer safer passage by bike to Menlo Park's new high school, TIDE Academy, the Menlo Park City Council voted...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 16, 2019 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 275 Views

MOVIES

"Ballerina's Tale" documentary film about African-American prima ballerina Misty Copeland: this Wed. Sept. 18 1pm

This engaging documentary will screen at Menlo Park's Little House Senior/Activity Center theater, just down the hall from...

Original post made by Judy A on Sep. 16, 2019
There are no comments yet. 91 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Minimum wage ordinance approved

Starting on Jan. 1, workers in Menlo Park must be paid a minimum of $15 an hour, following a 4-0-1 vote on Sept. 10 by the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by try it for yourselves, on Sep 16, 2019 at 9:47 am | 35 comments | 3034 Views

WOODSIDE

Kings Mountain Road fire safety work begins July 15

A long-delayed fire suppression project along King's Mountain Road in San Mateo County's Huddert County Park was set to start...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2019
Last comment by Rode down King's yestersay, on Sep 16, 2019 at 6:43 am | 5 comments | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire Board to deny citizens the right to put items on its agenda

Fire Board, It has been proposed that this section of the Board policy Manual be removed in its entirety: Agenda...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 116 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Traffic alert: Skyline Boulevard south of Alpine Road closed following small grass fire

Skyline Boulevard near Alpine Road will be closed for about two to three hours today (Sept. 12) due to downed electrical...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 585 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Second-straight Spare the Air alert in effect Friday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Friday because of elevated levels of smog...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 859 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley is ready to party this Saturday with annual picnic

Portola Valley will be continuing a long tradition on Saturday when the town comes together for its annual picnic. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 969 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford's Michele Barry to speak on the climate impact of megacities

When it comes to the climate crisis, are massive "megacities" part of the problem, or part of the solution? According to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1125 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Menlo Park today. Here's where to stay cool.

With a predicted high of about 94 degrees in Menlo Park today, the National Weather Service has declared a heat advisory...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 951 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Third straight Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

Bay Area air district officials issued a third straight Spare the Air alert for Saturday (Sept. 14) and expanded an air quality...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 916 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mutts take the spotlight. And who can complain?

Fremont Park could have been christened Muttville Menlo Park on Sunday, Sept. 8, as canines big and small converged to take...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by , on Sep 13, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 1456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment up slightly at M-A, Woodside high schools

When Sequoia Union High School District students returned to school last month, they were met with new teachers, classes...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Sep 13, 2019 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA's Office investigating former community college chancellor

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has issued search warrants in connection with Ron Galatolo's tenure as San...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 13, 2019 at 2:29 pm | 3 comments | 2465 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Who wins the trade war with China

What am I missing here? If China and the U.S. reciprocate on a 5& tariff, where does the money go? Don't both China and...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by crib, on Sep 13, 2019 at 1:27 pm | 18 comments | 425 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Planning Commission declines permit for equestrian bridge

The Woodside Planning Commission gave a nudge to town traditions Sept. 4 by declining to approve a conditional use permit...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by John, on Sep 12, 2019 at 10:26 pm | 21 comments | 2681 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A hot spot of hospitality

On a recent Sunday morning, hundreds of visitors flocked to the same destination: Alice's Restaurant. The scene wasn't unique...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by katie murdock, on Sep 12, 2019 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 2454 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to begin exploring gas-powered leaf blower restrictions

After a study session debate about whether Atherton town staff has the time to explore limiting leaf blower use in town,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Sep 12, 2019 at 5:29 pm | 10 comments | 1662 Views
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