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AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood school board could discuss principal's transfer

As East Palo Alto parents continue to rally against the sudden removal of a popular principal last month, school board members...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by A concerned Resident, on Apr 21, 2018 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foundation exec resigns after reports of workplace misconduct

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's second-in-command has resigned amid allegations she sexually harassed and abused...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Pundit, on Apr 21, 2018 at 8:45 am | 4 comments | 2205 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Coffee kiosk to 'benefit public' hits snags

The owners of the office building currently under construction at 1020 Alma St. in Menlo Park may be asked to subsidize...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Dumb idea to begin with, on Apr 20, 2018 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1655 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Earth Day in Atherton focuses on advances in nuclear power

Atherton celebrates Earth Day on Saturday, April 21 with a free screening of David Schumacher's documentary "The New Fire,"...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Elizabeth Lewis, on Apr 20, 2018 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 706 Views

OTHER TOPICS

noon to 1pm Apr. 20 - TODAY demonstration outside Town & Country - Earth day support; support students against gun violence

There will be a peaceful "sidewalk demonstration" TODAY, Fri. Apr. 20, from noon-1pm at the corner of El Camino and Embarcadero...

Original post made by peace&anti gun activist on Apr. 20, 2018
There are no comments yet. 62 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sabrina Brennan Supports Mark Melville for SMC Sheriff 2018

The residents know that Congresswomen Jackie Speier and Ana Eshoo don't. Why are they silent on Endorsing Mark Melville for...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 1, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 20, 2018 at 7:37 am | 15 comments | 424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Practicing for the unthinkable

It's a scenario no one ever wants to encounter — a shooter on a school campus. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2018/04/18/practicing-for-the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Shelly, on Apr 20, 2018 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How one school prepares for the worst

Sacred Heart Schools' 64-acre Atherton campus has nearly 1,200 students, from 3-year-old preschoolers to 18-year-old high...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by James Madison, on Apr 19, 2018 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

MENLO PARK

Sea level rise could cost area billions, countywide study finds

By 2100, the sea water that surrounds the San Francisco Peninsula is expected to rise anywhere from 17 to 66 inches, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2018
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 12 comments | 4830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audible alert/siren system tested in Atherton

Atherton and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District tested a new audible alert system that combines a siren and voice warnings...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 19, 2018 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 874 Views

MENLO PARK

What happened in China?

On March 27, the same day that the Menlo Park City Council held a study session on the largest proposed development in the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by Pictures and Videos, on Apr 18, 2018 at 9:23 pm | 10 comments | 3001 Views

MENLO PARK

City Gymnastics Program failures

The recent recreation commission report comes of no surprise. The City Gymnastics Program has gone down hill ever since the...

Original post made by Bring Back Teacher Michelle! on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by Bring Back Teacher Michelle!, on Apr 18, 2018 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 212 Views

MENLO PARK

Robert Zeien, musician and baseball maven, dies at 53

A Menlo Park resident and the husband of former mayor Kelly Fergusson, Robert Charles Zeien played the guitar in a bluegrass...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2018
Last comment by Elizabeth Houck, on Apr 18, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 5 comments | 1434 Views

MOVIES

Atherton's Earth Day program serves up a Silicon Valley-style solution for climate change

Kate Bradshaw has a report out this week in the Almanac on the new and alarming findings on Sea Level Rise Vulnerability...

Original post made by ValerieG on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by ValerieG, on Apr 18, 2018 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 114 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Weigh in on possible parking structure in downtown Menlo Park

The topic of whether to build a downtown parking garage is back on Menlo Park's priorities list. The city will host a community...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Count first, on Apr 18, 2018 at 3:04 am | 10 comments | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filoli loses one-time resident, longtime leader and volunteer

Lurline Matson Roth Coonan, who lived for a time on the Filoli estate in Woodside and served for more than 40 years as a...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by Leslie Stepp, on Apr 17, 2018 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1492 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Menlo Park pastor sentenced to prison for molestation

A former pastor was sentenced to eight years in prison for molesting three victims between September 2011 and May 2015, San...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1034 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley school board refining facilities master plan

Aiming to make a decision by the end of June about details of a bond measure that could be on the November ballot, the Portola...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2018
Last comment by Ignored, on Apr 16, 2018 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac takes home prizes in statewide contest

The Almanac won first- and second-place awards for in-depth coverage, a photo essay and page design at the 2017 California...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 16, 2018 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 688 Views

OTHER TOPICS

House fire causes nearly $300,000 in damage

Menlo Park Fire Protection District crews extinguished a one-alarm fire at a single-story home late Friday that caused nearly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Steve_J, on Apr 16, 2018 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views
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