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Menlo fire district swaps priorities for new fire stations

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District revised its priorities for capital improvements and changed the expensive...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 28, 2018 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 1225 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside benefit to restore Arctic ice set for Aug. 30

Ice911, a Menlo Park-based nonprofit researching ways to address the current runaway rate of Earth's rising temperatures,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Q, on Aug 28, 2018 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 810 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Planning Commission to consider permit for popular after-school 'Bank Hang'

Menlo Church is seeking to formalize its popular "Bank Hang" program for middle school students that it has operated without...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by School > Church, on Aug 27, 2018 at 7:21 pm | 8 comments | 1434 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Local climber places in top 10 at international competition

Portola Valley resident Ross Fulkerson continued his ascent into the upper ranks of youth rock climbing in a recent international...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Aug 27, 2018 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1428 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Deputies more visible in town after burglaries

Sheriff's deputies are more active in Portola Valley in response to three residential burglaries in the Westridge neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2018
Last comment by colorful Carl, on Aug 26, 2018 at 2:15 pm | 22 comments | 2038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton cracks down on cyclists' stop sign violations

After watching three cycling groups speed through a stop sign on Alameda de las Pulgas at Atherton Avenue while the Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by That was fun, on Aug 26, 2018 at 6:42 am | 80 comments | 5615 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council meeting cancelled for mysterious reasons

The Menlo Park City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 21, has been cancelled, with little explanation as to why....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2018
Last comment by order of magnatude, on Aug 24, 2018 at 8:29 pm | 11 comments | 3519 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: It's official -- no council election this year

Atherton's City Council met on Aug. 21 to officially cancel the town's November City Council election by appointing the three...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Aug 24, 2018 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 1105 Views

MENLO PARK

Man in fraudulent check case pleads no contest to elder, ID theft

A man who reportedly stole about $6,900 by cashing fraudulent checks that were stolen from an elderly woman and a former...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2018
Last comment by Bill D Wall, on Aug 23, 2018 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 2040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wildfire smoke prompts air quality advisory through Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an air quality advisory for the region through Tuesday, as winds...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2018
Last comment by Calypso 41, on Aug 22, 2018 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1019 Views

MENLO PARK

List of council candidates set

The list of candidates for the Nov. 6 election in San Mateo County has been settled -- write-in candidates aside -- with...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by good luck with that, on Aug 22, 2018 at 7:03 pm | 11 comments | 1962 Views

MENLO PARK

Music teacher arrested on suspicion of sex-related communication with minor

A former music teacher at The Harker School in San Jose was arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual communication...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1547 Views

MENLO PARK

Tour de Menlo ride raises funds for scholarships, Almanac Holiday Fund

2018 Tour de Menlo riders helped raise funds for scholarships More than 400 cyclists from all over the Bay Area took...

Original post made by Tom Gibboney on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by really?, on Aug 21, 2018 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 169 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bay Area roadways among worst in state

Roads in the Bay Area are the worst in the state and in deteriorating condition, which is costing residents in the region...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Aug 21, 2018 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 1102 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy

In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Aug 21, 2018 at 8:19 pm | 20 comments | 1918 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Padlock cut, tools stolen

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Ladera, Woodside, Menlo Park and West Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/08/21/police-calls-padlock-cut-...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2116 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Fire board to discuss district's grand jury response

Menlo Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman has recommended that the fire board reject several of the findings and three recommendations...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 21, 2018 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 1087 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven traffic plan in development

Each day, tens of thousands of cars pass through a couple of key intersections in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2018
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 21, 2018 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 1460 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside fire district medics hurt in alleged DUI crash are out of hospital

The two Woodside Fire Protection District medics who were in an ambulance when it was struck from behind in an alleged DUI...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by John , on Aug 21, 2018 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 2164 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Neighbors and equestrians contest use of roadside

Residents of Marva Oaks Drive, a cul-de-sac off Raymundo Drive in Woodside, are pushing back against demands by some equestrians...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by justaskme, on Aug 20, 2018 at 2:11 pm | 5 comments | 3131 Views
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