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ATHERTON

Former Almanac reporter wins education reporting award

The California School Boards Association has named former Almanac reporter Barbara Wood a recipient of its inaugural Golden...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Whine Whine Whine, 33 minutes ago | 9 comments | 893 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park council reverses decision on Caltrain separations

The wheels of Menlo Park's grade separation project lurched forward Tuesday night in a markedly different direction from...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Reality Check, 1 hour ago | 29 comments | 5937 Views

MENLO PARK

Draeger's Market to undergo 'extensive remodel'

Draeger's Market, a long-standing gourmet food market in downtown Menlo Park, will undergo an "extensive remodel" to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by new guy, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 2586 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: No injuries reported after crash on Caltrain tracks

An SUV crashed Friday morning at the Caltrain crossing at Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park, blocking the northbound rail line...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 2862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rotary Club accepting grant applications for nonprofit education programs

The Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation is now accepting 2019 grant applications from nonprofits. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Luqman Michel, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested for sexual battery at Woodside High School

A 17-year-old boy was arrested after allegedly grabbing a girl's buttocks while riding a bicycle at Woodside High School...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by My thoughts, 17 hours ago | 8 comments | 1356 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects

The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-1 on Jan. 15 to move forward with a strategy and timeline to build a new Belle Haven...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , 23 hours ago | 4 comments | 733 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA employees brace for prolonged shutdown

The full brunt of the government shutdown is hitting home this week as federal employees face their first payday lapse. NASA...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by RM III sings!, on Jan 18, 2019 at 8:58 am | 15 comments | 2073 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to re-examine Caltrain stops in town

Atherton Rail Committee members are backtracking on their recommendation to add service to the Atherton Caltrain station...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by A, on Jan 18, 2019 at 4:12 am | 8 comments | 3859 Views

MENLO PARK

Gas-powered leaf blowers banned in Portola Valley

A ban on the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers in Portola Valley will take effect in two years after the Town Council...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Brad, on Jan 17, 2019 at 3:37 pm | 21 comments | 2707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taylor Eigsti holds a local 'Reunion'

The new year is a time for reflecting back and looking forward, and both were a theme for Menlo Park-raised Taylor Eigsti...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Kelly, on Jan 17, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Girlfriend robbed, broker threatened

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Atherton and Woodside. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/01/16/police-calls-girlfriend-robbed-broker-threatened...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Lselkins, on Jan 16, 2019 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2043 Views

MENLO PARK

Charity soccer tournament set for Jan. 19

Soccer players of all ages and levels are invited to play in a charity tournament on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Sacred Heart Schools...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Tgoode, on Jan 16, 2019 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 865 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park reviews grade separations, library improvements

To launch a new year and a majority-new City Council, Menlo Park's council meeting scheduled tonight (Jan. 15) will waste...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Jan 16, 2019 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 1376 Views

MOVIES

Home sales

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/01/12/home-sales...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2019
Last comment by Trump's mother, on Jan 15, 2019 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 892 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to discuss future of Caltrain service in town

Atherton is starting off the new year with a discussion on Caltrain's electrification project plans for the near future....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 15, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 15 comments | 3282 Views

FICTION

Mayor says affordable housing and safety are among priorities

Ahead for 2019, Portola Valley Mayor Ann Wengert cited the importance of moving forward on affordable housing, keeping after...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by , on Jan 15, 2019 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 949 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Horse DNA-testing service sets up shop in Menlo Park

"The only thing better than science is science with horses," Christa Lafayette, CEO of Etalon Diagnostics, said with a smile...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Emma, on Jan 14, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 2039 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Public hearing on potential environmental impacts of 92-foot-tall building in Menlo Park

A 260,000-square-foot, five-story research and development building proposed by Tarlton Properties at 1350 Adams Court in...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by OB Bobby Johnson, on Jan 14, 2019 at 4:28 pm | 4 comments | 2917 Views

MOVIES

Piano teacher arrested for sex crimes on relative

Nicholas Robinson has been arrested for alleged sexual abuse on an underage relative. He is also a piano teacher who gives...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
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