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MENLO PARK

Brown Act violation may postpone Menlo Park library talks until 2019

Due to what is being characterized as an inadvertent Brown Act violation, the Menlo Park City Council could postpone its...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by Flash Gordon, on Sep 5, 2018 at 4:01 pm | 34 comments | 4476 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: How can Atherton cut cost of civic center?

Atherton's City Council will hold an early morning meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 5, to discuss options for reducing the cost...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by Local news, on Sep 5, 2018 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 1138 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Facebook to open 'community hub' in Menlo Park for local nonprofits

Facebook announced on Aug. 28 that it plans to open a Menlo Park "community hub" in early 2019 that will provide a place...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by confused, on Sep 4, 2018 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Supervisors to consider flamethrower ban

Flamethrowers are an uncommon possession, and soon they may be illegal in parts of San Mateo County. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 4, 2018 at 9:50 am | 10 comments | 1237 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cities' collaboration leads to interim Peninsula Bikeway

For two years, city managers from Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Redwood City, along with senior staff at Stanford,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2018
Last comment by commuter, on Sep 3, 2018 at 11:54 am | 10 comments | 3766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Camper readies for Labor Day opening in Menlo Park

Camper is ready to breathe new life into the Menlo Park dining scene. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/08/30/camper-readies-for-labor-day-opening-in-...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 2, 2018 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 1880 Views

WOODSIDE

Arts fair returns to Kings Mountain for Labor Day weekend

If you're in the mood for perusing fine art and maybe buying a piece or two, you're in luck. The Kings Mountain Art Fair,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2018
Last comment by Alice Deutscher, on Sep 1, 2018 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 2634 Views

MENLO PARK

Draeger's rethinking its loading zone

A Menlo Park City Council hearing originally scheduled for Aug. 28 regarding an appeal over a proposed new three-story building...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 31, 2018 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 1861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday afternoon: fire board meeting to consider firefighter contract

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, to consider...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 31, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 992 Views

MENLO PARK

Longtime local pastor starts new Menlo Park church

Charley Scandlan, a father of seven, longtime Menlo Church pastor and former executive director of the Ravenswood Education...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Aug 31, 2018 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 3214 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley School District highlights programs in new school year

As the new school year gets underway in the Portola Valley School District, the district is showcasing several new or ongoing...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by Hilarious, on Aug 30, 2018 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Journey of hope

Fresh back from measuring ice melt in the Arctic, Carol Sontag of Portola Valley is not only alarmed about climate change,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by Karen Rynewicz, on Aug 30, 2018 at 6:05 pm | 3 comments | 1730 Views

SPORTS

Update: Teen involved in fatal crash on Skyline Boulevard identified

A teen who was in a fatal car accident on Skyline Boulevard while driving to school on Monday (Aug. 27) has been identified...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by Terry, on Aug 30, 2018 at 9:40 am | 2 comments | 7369 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police announce arrest in fatal crash nearly nine years in the making

Nearly nine years after a street race along Bayfront Expressway led to a car crash that caused the death of 6-year-old Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2018
Last comment by Steve_J, on Aug 29, 2018 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 4740 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council considers electric car ordinance and new Draeger's neighbor

Following a hiatus of packed City Council agendas during the summer, the Menlo Park City Council will resume its work Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Business 101, on Aug 29, 2018 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 2966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire district swaps priorities for new fire stations

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District revised its priorities for capital improvements and changed the expensive...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 28, 2018 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 1215 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside benefit to restore Arctic ice set for Aug. 30

Ice911, a Menlo Park-based nonprofit researching ways to address the current runaway rate of Earth's rising temperatures,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Q, on Aug 28, 2018 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 803 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Planning Commission to consider permit for popular after-school 'Bank Hang'

Menlo Church is seeking to formalize its popular "Bank Hang" program for middle school students that it has operated without...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by School > Church, on Aug 27, 2018 at 7:21 pm | 8 comments | 1427 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Local climber places in top 10 at international competition

Portola Valley resident Ross Fulkerson continued his ascent into the upper ranks of youth rock climbing in a recent international...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Aug 27, 2018 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Deputies more visible in town after burglaries

Sheriff's deputies are more active in Portola Valley in response to three residential burglaries in the Westridge neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2018
Last comment by colorful Carl, on Aug 26, 2018 at 2:15 pm | 22 comments | 2028 Views
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