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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 | 1776 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 | 2234 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 | 944 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 | 1551 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 | 944 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 | 3348 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 | 1049 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 | 2185 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 | 3065 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
There are no comments yet. 1295 Views

MENLO PARK

Community celebrates Bears' victory with Saturday festivities

Victory was theirs -- and then they partied. In fact, the community partied with them on Saturday to celebrate the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by The Great American Game, on Jan 14, 2019 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Postponed: Menlo Park council's goal-setting meeting

A goal-setting meeting at which the Menlo Park City Council was scheduled to talk through priorities for its 2019 work plan...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by proper procedures, on Jan 12, 2019 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 2324 Views

FICTION

Portola Valley civic volunteer, pilot Bud Eisberg dies at 74

Arthur Charles "Bud" Eisberg, a resident of Portola Valley and a town volunteer in civic affairs was also a pilot, a sailor...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thygesen, Lambert step down from school board dais after years of service

Joan Lambert and Terry Thygesen, who have more than two decades of experience as school board members between them, stepped...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by Laura Rich, on Jan 10, 2019 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1421 Views

MENLO PARK

Public outcry prompts further scrutiny for prominent redwoods

About 30 local residents showed up at Menlo Park City Hall for a public forum on Tuesday, expressing strong opposition to...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Jan 10, 2019 at 8:16 am | 10 comments | 3787 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cat rescued in Menlo Park up for adoption

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is seeking an owner for a cat that improbably survived ingesting rat poison and was rescued...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Donna C., on Jan 9, 2019 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 2570 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Council to consider a ban on gasoline-powered leaf-blowers

The Portola Valley Town Council, when it meets Wednesday, Jan. 9, will consider banning gasoline-powered leaf blowers, along...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:05 pm | 7 comments | 1577 Views

MENLO PARK

Recently digitized city photographs illuminate a Menlo Park of yesteryear

"It started, honestly, as office clean up," said Thomas Rogers, principal planner at the city of Menlo Park. He was speaking...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Been There, on Jan 9, 2019 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1819 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How a beloved family recipe inspired Ladera Foods

The roots for one of the area's most popular granola brands and a growing local business can be traced back to when Brian...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 386 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park fire district to expand services

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold two dedication ceremonies Monday, coinciding with the expansion of services...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:03 am | 15 comments | 2156 Views
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