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PORTOLA VALLEY

280-Alpine Intersection

Every day, I see drivers heading East towards 280 from menlo park blow through the intersection at Alpine and 280. I myself...

Original post made by Observer on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by MP - PV - MP driver, on Apr 12, 2018 at 12:55 pm | 10 comments | 708 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Three contested races for county offices on June ballot

The primary election set for June 5 includes candidates for statewide offices and for seats in Congress, but also San Mateo...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 11, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 8 comments | 1733 Views

MENLO PARK

Bat bites runner in West Menlo Park

Around dusk on Tuesday, April 3, a bat with a wingspan of about 5 inches landed on the forearm of a 59-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Countess Bathory, on Apr 11, 2018 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 5613 Views

AROUND TOWN

American Dream in Menlo Park

It’s not easy to for working class families to live in Menlo Park. Today’s Almanac featured an article about a family...

Original post made by kbehroozi on Apr. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 651 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police get calls from people seeking help with Facebook

As Facebook's hometown cops, members of the Menlo Park Police Department often field calls from perturbed Facebook users...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Apr 11, 2018 at 1:51 pm | 4 comments | 1876 Views

ATHERTON

Boy linked to M-A lockdown now with child protective services

An Atherton police sergeant said the teen whose "selfie" with a gun led to the lockdown of Menlo-Atherton High School last...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by True?, on Apr 11, 2018 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baylands trails open again

Sections of the Bay Trail closed due to construction were set to reopen Monday, according to the San Francisquito Creek Joint...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by M Cohen , on Apr 11, 2018 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 1979 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Commercially cultivated marijuana gets green light on split vote

In a rare split decision, the Portola Valley Town Council on March 28 voted 3-2 to approve an ordinance, recommended by the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by confused resident, on Apr 11, 2018 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 1411 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton is wealthiest community in nation, Bloomberg says

It makes a certain amount of sense - Atherton, the town repeatedly found to have the most expensive real estate in the country,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by Realism, on Apr 9, 2018 at 1:18 pm | 17 comments | 5819 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council hashes out details of potential 'charter' city ballot measure

The Menlo Park City Council may yet bring before voters a proposal to create fundamental shifts in how the city runs, but...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by district 3, on Apr 9, 2018 at 12:13 pm | 5 comments | 1393 Views

MENLO PARK

Help not wanted? Filoli's volunteer corps is dwindling in size and responsibility

Filoli, according to its own records, had 1,442 volunteers in 2014. By last November, only 850 were left. Where have they...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by active emeritus, on Apr 9, 2018 at 10:56 am | 10 comments | 4182 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park gate project gets funding infusion from city

A project of the Menlo Park Historical Association received a boost recently when the Menlo Park City Council agreed to make...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 7, 2018 at 5:08 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views

MENLO PARK

Local activists protest Facebook over privacy settings

In an effort to pressure Facebook to promote more secure and user-friendly privacy settings on its platform, a small group...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by J.S., on Apr 7, 2018 at 3:43 pm | 4 comments | 3483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy looking at a steep climb in running for sheriff

Deputy Mark Melville of the county Sheriff's Office is on a road less traveled. In the June 5 election, he's running for...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by CONCERNED CITIZEN 2, on Apr 7, 2018 at 1:25 pm | 102 comments | 6108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: LB Steak is now closed, temporarily

After about six years in business at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park steakhouse LB Steak...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2018
Last comment by Clunge, on Apr 7, 2018 at 12:45 pm | 11 comments | 3914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly half of Belle Haven students boycott school

More than 44 percent of students enrolled in Belle Haven Elementary School in Menlo Park boycotted classes on Wednesday to...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by I Agree, on Apr 7, 2018 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 2674 Views

ATHERTON

Police calls: 450-pound safe stolen from Atherton home

Crime reports for Atherton, Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/04/06/police-calls-450-pound-safe-stolen-from-at...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2018 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 3252 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SHD minority zone D seat election delayed until 2020

The Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, threatened in August 2017 by a lawsuit by MeloSarsfield based upon the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 6, 2018 at 1:20 pm | 7 comments | 693 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SFO airplane route changes slightly

Planes flying to San Francisco International Airport from the south started taking a slightly different route on Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by bemused, on Apr 6, 2018 at 9:10 am | 12 comments | 4267 Views

MENLO PARK

Bathroom selfie behind M-A lockdown was not from the school campus

It was the selfie of a student holding a gun, a photo taken in what was thought to be a bathroom at Menlo-Atherton High...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 6, 2018 at 8:25 am | 2 comments | 3595 Views
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2018 guide to summer camps

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