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Watch the Ravenswood school board candidates discuss top issues

Through videos, get to know this year's candidates for the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees and find out...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
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Students to return to Portola Valley schools

The Portola Valley School District will begin reopening its schools next week. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/10/09/students-to-return-to-portola-...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
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Guest opinion: Setting the record straight on Atherton and the fire district

In an Oct. 2 op-ed, Atherton councilmen Mike Lempres and Bill Widmer write about their concerns regarding what they call...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Oct 5, 2020 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 4566 Views

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Menlo Park district will apply for waiver to reopen public schools

The Menlo Park City School District will apply to California's waiver program in order to reopen elementary schools to kindergarteners...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2020
Last comment by parent, on Sep 14, 2020 at 5:15 pm | 10 comments | 11259 Views

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Social scientist and startup mentor running in contested Atherton City Council race

27-year Atherton resident Diana Hawkins-Manuelian is among four candidates vying for two open seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Sep 3, 2020 at 7:24 pm | 7 comments | 5679 Views

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Unlikely candidate aims for Atherton council seat

A global pandemic. Wildfires. Environmental degradation. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2020/08/28/unlikely-candidate-aims-for-atherton-council-s...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2020
Last comment by Valerie Gardner, on Aug 29, 2020 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1739 Views

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Crime brief: Atherton Police nab two suspects in daytime burglary

Atherton Police arrested two Redwood City residents in connection to a residential burglary reported at 2:24 p.m. on Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 12, 2020 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 3910 Views

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With four candidates running, Atherton's city council election will be a real race for the first time in since 2014

This November, Atherton's city council election will have a total of four candidates running — two incumbents and two challengers...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Aug 11, 2020 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 3456 Views

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Wednesday: Caltrain holding public meeting on closure of Atherton train station

Caltrain will hold a public hearing to discuss the proposed closure of Atherton's 108-year-old train station at 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2020
Last comment by rdegolia, on Aug 7, 2020 at 10:13 am | 10 comments | 5413 Views

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Atherton: Three candidates vying for two spots in upcoming council election

This November, there will be some competition for a seat on the Atherton City Council. After three uncontested elections...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 3, 2020 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 3567 Views

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Menlo Park resident to take reins of Silicon Valley Leadership Group

A Menlo Park resident and investment banking executive will take the reins of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a prominent...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2020
Last comment by Fernando Lorenzo, on Jul 25, 2020 at 12:52 am | 1 comment | 5342 Views

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For hair salons and barbershops still in business, it's a rocky road to recovery

From interviews with operators on the Midpeninsula, it's clear the hair service industry is facing a long road to recovery...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2020
Last comment by Whatever, on Jul 11, 2020 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 7311 Views

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Community brief: M-A principal Simone Rick-Kennel named 2020 Principal of the Year

Menlo-Atherton High School principal Simone Rick-Kennel has been named "Principal of the Year" for the 2019/2020 school year...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Kryger, on Jun 12, 2020 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 4530 Views

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Atherton: Council approves installing 16 new license plate readers

Atherton will pursue private bonds for funding its new civic center, and the City Council approved purchasing license plate...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Tecsi, on May 12, 2020 at 11:28 am | 22 comments | 6599 Views

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Community briefs: Printing protective equipment, Atherton seeks landscaping exemption, superintendent holds fundraiser

Community briefs from The Almanac's coverage area, including news about libraries using 3D printers to create personal protective...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by Fires are coming!, on Apr 29, 2020 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 3473 Views

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Construction resumes on Atherton civic center

Construction began again on Atherton’s long-awaited $31.6 million civic center project after a three-week shutdown. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by Petre Carpentre , on Apr 18, 2020 at 7:59 am | 25 comments | 5920 Views

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Atherton: Civic center construction still on hold

Atherton officials are considering resuming construction of a new police station during the shelter-in-place order, but safety...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2020
Last comment by False, on Apr 6, 2020 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 4268 Views

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Atherton: TV-watching burglar sentenced to probation

Vallejo resident David Lee Jeffrey Magris, who was arrested for breaking into two garages at an Atherton home in December,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by What?, on Mar 30, 2020 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 4576 Views

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Two council members oppose Atherton's split from fire district

Although two council members have now come out against the idea of the town of Atherton separating from the local fire district,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 10, 2020 at 5:17 pm | 5 comments | 4323 Views

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Letter: Atherton's own Robin Hood story — in reverse

Menlo Park resident Jim Lewis argues that a town of Atherton newsletter about the town's possible separation from the Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 8, 2020 at 9:21 pm | 17 comments | 4119 Views
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