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AROUND TOWN

An unblinking eye to accompany deputies on patrol starting in June

Encounters with Sheriff's Office deputies on patrol after June should result in video records of the experience stored in...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2018
Last comment by 31 12 999, on Dec 28, 2018 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 1481 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Crosswalks in the cross hairs

"Basically everything is driven by the notion that we're all supposed to stay alive, and there's no amount of convenience...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
Last comment by awatkins, on Dec 26, 2018 at 9:27 pm | 10 comments | 2196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton police treat kids in need to a holiday shopping spree

It was an experience they could only have dreamed about: Eight local kids were taken on a holiday shopping spree at Target...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
Last comment by God Bless, on Dec 25, 2018 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 2205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three deaths prompt county hearing on Taser use

In the wake of three deaths involving Taser stun gun use by law enforcement officers in San Mateo County this year, the county...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 24, 2018 at 5:08 pm | 19 comments | 2353 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Who is Menlo Park? The answer is in our values

Like many cities in the Bay Area, Menlo Park faces some daunting challenges, from income disparities to traffic congestion....

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Dec 24, 2018 at 10:58 am | 16 comments | 3401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four teachers, four stories

The many area teachers who are struggling to remain in their classrooms while keeping a roof over their heads despite the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Dec 24, 2018 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 2264 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Overnight parking enforcement lifted for holidays

Menlo Park residents hosting guests for the holidays now have one less source of stress. Now through Jan. 2, people who park...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2018
Last comment by Elizabeth , on Dec 23, 2018 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 2452 Views

OTHER TOPICS

FPPC-BART-SamTrans-Measure W

An article in yesterday's San Mateo Daily Journal, "Watchdog calls for prosecution of BART for campaign violations" promises...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 22, 2018
There are no comments yet. 234 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford sues Santa Clara County over housing law

Stanford University on Wednesday filed two lawsuits against Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, charging county officials...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 22, 2018 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 2621 Views

MOVIES

Cheney day blues

At one of many turning points in the historical drama "Vice," Lynne Cheney protests to her husband, Dick, not to pursue a...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Citizen of the world , on Dec 22, 2018 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 810 Views

SPORTS

M-A state football title brings school community together

Menlo-Atherton High School had a great week. Former M-A student and lead singer of the rock band Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by ArdleyA-78, on Dec 21, 2018 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 2291 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Housing insecurity

It has been financially difficult for local teachers to live in the area since housing prices exploded in recent years. Teachers...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Andrew Lee, on Dec 21, 2018 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 3690 Views

OTHER TOPICS

With record demand, food bank's funding falls short

It's turning into an annual problem -- despite the booming local economy, Bay Area food banks are again dealing with too...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 20, 2018 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1550 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire marshal advises on preventing wildfire destruction

Fire Marshal Denise Enea advised the Woodside Town Council on steps to take to prevent and curb wildfires, and in the unfortunate...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2018
Last comment by Trish, on Dec 20, 2018 at 8:35 am | 2 comments | 2755 Views

ATHERTON

Authorities identify woman killed on Valparaiso Avenue

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who was found fatally stabbed in her home in the 900 block...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 19, 2018 at 5:40 pm | 15 comments | 10740 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Library launches auto-renewal pilot program

Constantly racking up overdue fines from the Menlo Park Library? Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/12/17/menlo-park-library-launches-auto-renewal-pilo...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Dec 18, 2018 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stabbing victim's death sends shock waves through community

Those who knew Kathy Hughes Anderson are reeling in shock following the news that the former Atherton town arborist and 62-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2018
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Dec 18, 2018 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 12684 Views

ATHERTON

Avoiding a Paradise lost

Good Morning Atherton Town Council, Atherton Town Manager, Atherton Police Department Chief, Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 17, 2018
There are no comments yet. 256 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New mail-in ballot system triggers delays in election results for San Mateo County

When the first, much anticipated vote counts were released by the San Mateo County Elections Office at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 16, 2018 at 7:57 pm | 49 comments | 6372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Caltrain to hold public meeting on electrification

Caltrain will host a meeting on Monday, Dec. 17, in Atherton to discuss the construction project that will electrify the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2018 at 10:09 am | 2 comments | 2109 Views
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