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TBW Measure W campaign

In a prior topic, "Vote NO on Measure W Sales Tax" https://www.almanacnews.com/square/2018/08/29/vote-no-on-measure-w-sales-tax TBWB...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 9, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 8 comments | 252 Views

WOODSIDE

Zoo demands custody of Koko's partner, Ndume

The future is in question for Ndume, the 37-year-old male western lowland gorilla who lives at a preserve operated by The...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Jane A., on Nov 8, 2018 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 1040 Views

MENLO PARK

Dumbarton rail project to get full environmental, fiscal analysis

In a sharp acceleration of a project that has for decades lurched through planning processes that haven't gone anywhere,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Nov 8, 2018 at 8:55 am | 4 comments | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safety changes made to temporary Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange

A number of Menlo Park drivers say they have felt, over the last several weeks, that they've had to take their lives into...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by MP Resident, on Nov 8, 2018 at 8:18 am | 20 comments | 2283 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley author Autumn Stanley dies

Autumn Joy Stanley, a scholar, author and Portola Valley resident for 60 years, wrote many books, including at least three...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Maggi, on Nov 8, 2018 at 3:35 am | 1 comment | 1083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Improved bike lanes the result of long but diligent effort

There are new bike lanes across the overpasses where Sand Hill Road crosses Interstate 280. Cyclists have San Mateo County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Pete Heller , on Nov 8, 2018 at 12:14 am | 10 comments | 2815 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Planning Bonus Misapplied in Hampton Inn Case

This correspondence addresses the concept of “Public Benefit,” more specifically, just how much Public Benefit does the...

Original post made by Fred Rose on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by Linda Sadunas, on Nov 7, 2018 at 5:09 pm | 18 comments | 846 Views

SPORTS

Hall of Fame San Francisco Giant Willie McCovey of Woodside dies at 80

It probably never crossed Woodside resident and baseball great Willie McCovey's mind that he might not be remembered after...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Linda Craig, on Nov 7, 2018 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Department of Justice monitoring polls in San Mateo County

San Mateo County is among 35 jurisdictions in 19 states that have personnel from the U.S. Department of Justice monitoring...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by fishnet, on Nov 6, 2018 at 7:35 pm | 6 comments | 865 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Betsy Nash for Menlo Park City Council

As an Oak Knoll parent, I support Betsy Nash for Menlo Park City Council, District 4. I appreciate her progressive political...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 6, 2018 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Portola Valley district school bond, Measure Z

Should residents of the Portola Valley School District support Measure Z, the $49.5 million bond measure that will raise...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by active volunteer, on Nov 6, 2018 at 9:56 am | 5 comments | 426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air returns to San Carlos Airport

Surf Air is back at the San Carlos Airport. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/10/29/surf-air-returns-to-san-carlos-airport...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Justin, on Nov 5, 2018 at 10:06 pm | 18 comments | 1810 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Forest continues to oppose 1704 ECR Project

The following public comments were made to the Planning Commission this evening: November 5, 2018 The 1704 ECR Project ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 96 Views

OTHER TOPICS

NASA retires Kepler, the 'little spacecraft that could'

After nine years of scanning the stars and discovering thousands of new planets, the Kepler space observatory has run out...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Nov 4, 2018 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 1968 Views

MENLO PARK

On the right track

Longtime Almanac readers may have a feeling of deja vu reading about 13-year-old car racing phenom Jesse Love of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by Roland Kelly, on Nov 4, 2018 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley man missing since Wednesday

Volunteers are holding a search party today (Nov. 4) to try to locate 55-year-old Portola Valley resident Marc Bajet, who...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by Lael Bajet, on Nov 4, 2018 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 6678 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: No parking on Marva Oaks Drive until factions find compromise

Residents of Marva Oaks Drive in Woodside and local equestrians could not reach a compromise over how to address parking...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Help, on Nov 4, 2018 at 12:15 pm | 8 comments | 1254 Views

OTHER TOPICS

History of Sequoia Hospital District

In 1946, a petition signed by registered voters of a proposed "Sequoia Hospital District" pursuant to Chapter 932 of the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 3, 2018 at 7:06 pm | 26 comments | 408 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Red-light camera contract extended to allow in-depth evaluation

Red-light cameras in Menlo Park, and the vendor that supplies and operates them, Redflex, will be getting a closer look...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 3, 2018 at 6:18 pm | 34 comments | 2285 Views

MENLO PARK

Petition be circulated to Remove Public Benefit Bonus from ECR-NE Low Density zone

Remove Public Benefit Bonus from ECR-NE Low Density zone The ECR NE-L District is located on the east side of El Camino...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2018
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Couples: Philosophy of Love
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,368 views

Trials of My Grandmother
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 906 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 100 views