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Guest opinion: Government/business collaboration has led city into a mess

While reading Kate Bradshaw's article about the Menlo Park City Council's decision to back away from a citywide moratorium,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by After midnight, on Jul 15, 2019 at 10:26 am | 8 comments | 875 Views


New voting technology on the way in San Mateo County

San Mateo County will have new voting technology for its Nov. 5 elections. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Fonic, on Jul 11, 2019 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views


Share your experience with Peninsula Clean Energy

Dear Almanac readers, I'll be writing a story next month about Peninsula Clean Energy, and am hoping to feature different...

Original post made by Matthew Vollrath on Jul. 9, 2019
There are no comments yet. 120 Views


Manzanita Talks move forward

Efforts to bring together public and private sector leaders to talk about how to address regional transportation problems...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Court Skinner, on Jul 7, 2019 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 437 Views


Child drowns in Atherton pool accident

A 3-year-old girl drowned on Thursday in the backyard swimming pool of an Atherton home during a party, town officials have...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Carlos Chilel, on Jul 5, 2019 at 7:36 pm | 6 comments | 6296 Views


Menlo Park man convicted of attacking octogenarian mother

A Menlo Park man who attacked his 83-year-old mother in September 2016 has been found guilty of felonies of elder abuse,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Concerned , on Jul 5, 2019 at 6:21 am | 5 comments | 2491 Views


Skyline slaying suspect also of Yemeni ancestry

Malik Dosouqi, the suspect in the Skyline Boulevard double homicide case, shared a Yemeni ancestry with one of the victims...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 27, 2019 at 8:24 am | 6 comments | 2250 Views


Stanford pitches $4.7B deal to county for campus expansion

Stanford University offered Santa Clara County a deal on Monday that would commit $4.7 billion toward housing, transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 27, 2019 at 1:09 am | 2 comments | 1479 Views


County aiming to avoid Election Day backups with new equipment, more staff

Voters in San Mateo County who experienced, in some cases, hours-long waits to cast their ballots this past November should...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by Brent Turner , on Jun 21, 2019 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views


To all, a good knight

Brilliant scientist. Prolific inventor. Entrepreneur and philanthropist. Armand Neukermans of Portola Valley is all of these...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Annie Nunan, on Jun 10, 2019 at 10:31 pm | 3 comments | 1969 Views


Man involved in hit-and-run that killed a Menlo Park 6-year-old sentenced to prison

Shannon Steven Fox, 33, has pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter and admitted to fleeing the scene after a November...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 4, 2019 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 2677 Views


Moving forward: New CEO plans for Silicon Valley Community Foundation's 2.0 version

Following a workplace bullying and misconduct scandal that rocked the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, its new president...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Local Donor, on May 30, 2019 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2097 Views


County looks to shield foothills from Stanford's growth for the next century

As Santa Clara County prepares to ramp up its demands for housing on Stanford University's campus, county planners are proposing...

Original post made on May. 29, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on May 30, 2019 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 1705 Views


Menlo Park unveils three conceptual plans for Middle Ave bike/ped crossing

Menlo Park transportation engineers and consultants unveiled three conceptual designs for a bike and pedestrian crossing...

Original post made on May. 15, 2019
Last comment by That will work, on May 23, 2019 at 7:57 pm | 18 comments | 3189 Views


Menlo Park fire board meeting gets contentious

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board moved forward with a plan for an emergency notification system and agreed to...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by just asking, on May 21, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 7 comments | 2424 Views


Contentious state housing bill punted to 2020

Senate Bill 50, a contentious bill that aimed to encourage more housing near transit, suffered a setback Thursday when the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by home owner, on May 19, 2019 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 1894 Views


San Mateo County coalition demands major contributions from Stanford

Stanford has long been trying to win support from the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors for its big growth plans. Now...

Original post made on May. 10, 2019
Last comment by Janet, on May 13, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 4786 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District subsidizing Lyft rides for Seniors

For the past couple of years, Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) has been subsidizing all but $4 of the cost to SHD residents,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Rhea St C, on May 10, 2019 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 399 Views


Menlo Park: Council takes step toward possible minimum wage ordinance

Menlo Park is surrounded by cities that have adopted minimum wage ordinances, and now, the City Council is considering passing...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by More Kiosks, on May 9, 2019 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1964 Views


How Menlo Park's star triathlete wound up on LeBron's new TV show

Since moving to the Bay Area in 2016, life for Max Fennell has very much centered around being a "go-getter." Read the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2019
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