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AROUND TOWN

Two drivers arrested on murder charges in Redwood City crash that killed parents of twin girls

Two drivers, including a 17-year-old, have been arrested and face second-degree murder charges for their involvement in a...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by sheryl nonnenberg, on Nov 22, 2022 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 5412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunfire reported at Stanford Shopping Center, rounds hit restaurant and empty car

Palo Alto police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting on Monday, in which a person fired at least two rounds from...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Nov 22, 2022 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Silicon Valley International School hosts annual Moon Festival

Silicon Valley International School stargazed, listened to stories, ate mooncakes and carried lanterns during the school's...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2775 Views

OTHER TOPICS

17-year-old driver could face manslaughter or murder charges for deadly car crash

The 17-year-old involved in the car crash that resulted in the death of two local parents is still in the hospital and may...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by menlo parent, on Nov 18, 2022 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 9740 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton depot to be transformed into 'mini' train museum

With a $400,000 grant from Caltrain in hand, Atherton is on its way to outfitting its 620-square-foot train station depot,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Ivan, on Nov 16, 2022 at 9:47 pm | 1 comment | 2711 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's Measure V puts the future of zoning in the public's hands

On Nov. 8, Menlo Park voters face a critical question on housing and the longstanding ability of the City Council to make...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 16, 2022 at 3:24 pm | 14 comments | 5842 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's Measure V trailing, with no-votes far ahead in election results

Election results are showing that Measure V, Menlo Park’s single-family zoning ballot initiative, is failing by a decisive...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Nov 13, 2022 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 9530 Views

MENLO PARK

Environmental review of Meta's huge Willow Village project heads to Menlo Park council

A major mixed-use project proposed by Meta could advance this month, as Menlo Park City Council members consider the environmental...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Nov 12, 2022 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 3749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen driver involved in fatal Redwood City car crash may face vehicular manslaughter charges

The 17-year-old driver of a car that collided with another, resulting in the death of two and the injury of four others Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 11, 2022 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 11391 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman says state gave town an 'F' for housing element draft

Council member Bob Polito called on the council to come up with alternate housing element plans, arguing the town's strategy...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Nov 11, 2022 at 11:44 am | 16 comments | 4437 Views

MENLO PARK

Incumbent Mayor Betsy Nash leads for Menlo Park City Council District 4

In a rematch, incumbent Menlo Park Mayor Betsy Nash has a wide lead in the race for Menlo Park City Council District 4 against...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2022
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Nov 10, 2022 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2552 Views

MENLO PARK

As election heats up, Measure V signs are reported stolen in Menlo Park

Signs for and against Measure V are reportedly being stolen from front yards around Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Nov 9, 2022 at 10:02 pm | 16 comments | 3090 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure V is a sledgehammer when a scalpel is needed

I have been reading The Almanac's coverage of Measure V with interest and concern. Since we moved to Menlo Park more than...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by JH, on Nov 8, 2022 at 1:07 pm | 4 comments | 1008 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Can't we just agree to disagree respectfully in Menlo Park?

What happens when a group of civic-minded women in Menlo Park begin to speak up, engage one another in conversation, work...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 50 comments | 4560 Views

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto City Council candidate criticized for alleged misinformation

Some East Palo Altans are criticizing the assertions of City Council candidate Mark Dinan, claiming that he has been spreading...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 8, 2022 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 3588 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County supervisors discuss options for sheriff's oversight committee

San Mateo County publicly discussed possibilities to establish an oversight committee for the county Sheriff's Office for...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Menlo 2024, on Nov 8, 2022 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2386 Views

MENLO PARK

Why I Voted No on Measure V

Why I voted NO on Measure V By John Pimentel Menlo Park’s Measure V is unfortunate and unnecessary. Unfortunate because...

Original post made by John Pimentel on Oct. 28, 2022
Last comment by Tim Yaeger, on Nov 7, 2022 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 587 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Vote No on Menlo Park's Measure V

In most Bay Area cities, an all-affordable teacher housing project is met with excitement. But in Menlo Park, it was met...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 7, 2022 at 9:22 am | 18 comments | 6668 Views

MENLO PARK

Instead of retiring, Teresa's Antiques owner pivots to give 100% to charity

Teresa Beltramo has run an antique shop for more than five decades, and now she's taking the next step — giving every dollar...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2022
Last comment by Alma Reads, on Nov 5, 2022 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 3118 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council tables plan to remove parking on Middle Avenue

Residents at the Menlo Park City Council meeting Oct.19 spoke out about the city's plan to remove parking on both sides of...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 5, 2022 at 8:58 am | 33 comments | 4494 Views
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