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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 | 1980 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. 2157 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 | 1111 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 | 1496 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 | 2208 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 | 3149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: District 4 has new potential City Council contender

Come November, there could be competition for the City Council seat to represent Menlo Park's new District 4, which includes...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2018
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Aug 20, 2018 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 2067 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo residents petition county for a safer Santa Cruz Avenue

A coalition of residents in West Menlo Park has petitioned San Mateo County for a series of road changes to improve safety...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2018 at 7:15 am | 13 comments | 4055 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Proposed growth along Bay far outpaces expectations

In Menlo Park, there's one lesson the city government is learning the hard way for the second time this year: With great...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 19, 2018 at 5:19 pm | 22 comments | 4491 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside volunteer George Offen dies

As a volunteer for the town and community of Woodside, George Offen was a standout. He served 12 years on the local elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2018
Last comment by Jill Gay, on Aug 19, 2018 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 4868 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Skyline Boulevard reopens following oil spill

Skyline Boulevard just north of Four Corners has fully reopened to traffic following an oil spill earlier this afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Aug 19, 2018 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 942 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District election opportunity

The recent switch from at-large to election by zones has created an opportunity for concerned individuals to run for 3 lucrative...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Aug 18, 2018 at 4:29 pm | 7 comments | 449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contested election ahead for Menlo fire board

Four candidates are vying for three open seats on the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, which includes the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 18, 2018 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Services Saturday for Robert Segbarth, gardener and friend to homeless

A celebration of the life of Portola Valley resident Robert Irwin Segbarth is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Ladera...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Aug 17, 2018 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

Tour de Menlo benefit bike ride set for Aug. 18

The annual Tour de Menlo bike ride rolls out on Saturday, Aug. 18, from Menlo-Atherton High School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Triggered Much?, on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1025 Views

MOVIES

Isn't it 'Rich'?

"Crazy Rich Asians" -- based on a trilogy of novels -- marks a long-overdue investment in Asian talent as the first major...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by movie goer, on Aug 16, 2018 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 816 Views

ATHERTON

Only the three incumbents file for Atherton election

Atherton has only three candidates for three open City Council seats, so council members will decide at a special meeting...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Election , on Aug 16, 2018 at 2:16 pm | 35 comments | 1827 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Key election issue: Addressing Bayfront area's general plan

Whether or not Menlo Park residents supported the general plan changes approved in late 2016 governing growth in the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Proposal, on Aug 16, 2018 at 9:41 am | 6 comments | 1597 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park ordinance in works to make landlords assist displaced renters

Menlo Park is in the process of developing an ordinance that, if passed, could require landlords who evict tenants without...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by MP mom, on Aug 16, 2018 at 9:29 am | 21 comments | 3227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: No charter city ballot measure, council decides

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously at an Aug. 13 emergency meeting to reverse its earlier position in support...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Tad Cook, on Aug 16, 2018 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 1568 Views
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