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Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO out following workplace complaints

Reeling from a storm of complaints of workplace harassment, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced Wednesday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 28, 2018 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Changes coming to Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing

Caltrain has announced that it plans to install $3.5 million in rail crossing safety improvements at 15 rail crossings along...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 27, 2018 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments | 2024 Views

SPORTS

Portola Valley: Public invited for coffee with assemblyman, mayor on Friday

The public is invited to bring questions and concerns to a coffee and a chat with Assemblyman Marc Berman and Portola Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jun 27, 2018 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Stanford housing plans in the spotlight

Should Stanford build more housing in the coming years than it currently plans to? The public is invited to weigh in on that...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by johngslater, on Jun 27, 2018 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2744 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man pleads no contest to robbery charges

A Menlo Park man who attempted to steal prescription drugs from Walgreens and twice succeeded in doing so from CVS over the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jun 27, 2018 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1940 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley votes on budget

At a cost of $12,000, a hot-water spigot and sink are going in near the Historic Schoolhouse at Portola Valley Town Center...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by Great, but..., on Jun 27, 2018 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 830 Views

MENLO PARK

Board wants more study on proposal for $40 million-plus fire station

Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman had asked the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board to approve a budget, funding strategy...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 27, 2018 at 12:24 pm | 7 comments | 1114 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: If information is power, Menlo Park's main library is about to short-circuit

In an age where "information is power," 21st century public libraries can provide arsenals of invaluable resources for personal...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Jun 27, 2018 at 11:04 am | 8 comments | 512 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Planning commissioner Drew Combs considering second council run

Menlo Park planning commissioner, 2014 City Council candidate and current Facebook employee Drew Combs has informed The Almanac...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by amenities, on Jun 27, 2018 at 9:04 am | 32 comments | 2730 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Commuters and weekend through traffic are making roads less safe, parents tell council

Traffic rerouting services for commuters threaten pedestrian safety in Woodside, particularly on roads used by children to...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Caleb, on Jun 25, 2018 at 10:26 pm | 41 comments | 3215 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton will redesign its civic center

Atherton will try to redesign its planned civic center to bring its cost down to about $41 million, after the lowest bid...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 25, 2018 at 8:01 pm | 8 comments | 2844 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's interim police chief to take permanent post

Starting July 8, Menlo Park's interim police chief, Dave Bertini, will lose the "interim" from his job title, City Manager...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2018
Last comment by Harold Schapelhouman, Fire Chief, on Jun 25, 2018 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 2077 Views

MENLO PARK

High heat, dangerous fire conditions expected this weekend

Dry air and dangerous heat are forecast for this weekend, raising the risk for wildfires, officials with the National Weather...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2018 at 8:56 pm | 4 comments | 667 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New report offers tips for tackling Peninsula's two biggest headaches

A newly released report by two Bay Area nonprofits shines light on how the Peninsula's twin problems -- a stunted, costly...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by Same Old Nonsense, on Jun 24, 2018 at 11:34 am | 5 comments | 1898 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Give input on park facilities

The city of Menlo Park is developing a master plan for its parks and recreation facilities and is hosting a community meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by James Madison, on Jun 23, 2018 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park budget clears final hurdle

With fresh, steady money coming from new hotels and double-digit increases in property value assessments since last year,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Jun 23, 2018 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 1344 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park family helps raise more than $16 million to reunite immigrant families

After seeing a striking photo of a 2-year-old child crying after being separated from her family by border patrol agents,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by VernL, on Jun 22, 2018 at 5:55 pm | 15 comments | 6440 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Woodside woman wires $15,000 to bail out her 'grandson'

Crime reports from Woodside, Atherton, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/06/19/police-calls-woodside-woman-wires-15000-...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by Jen, on Jun 22, 2018 at 5:06 pm | 6 comments | 2672 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park emergency drill scheduled at Fremont Park

The second annual community emergency drill in Menlo Park, hosted by the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, will be held...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Jun 22, 2018 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 943 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Koko the gorilla dies at her mountain retreat

Koko the gorilla, a longtime resident of Woodside, a friend to kittens, and a practitioner of American Sign Language, has...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by Susan Wyle, on Jun 22, 2018 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 2325 Views
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