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Three compete for two Menlo Park school board seats

How to safely reopen schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic is among the challenges facing the three candidates running for two...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
Last comment by william, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 3785 Views


Atherton mayor endorses newcomer for council over incumbent

Atherton Mayor Rick DeGolia has endorsed Diana Hawkins-Manuelian, who is challenging incumbents Elizabeth Lewis and Cary...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 19, 2020 at 8:37 pm | 6 comments | 512 Views


Meet the four candidates for two Atherton council seats

There are four people vying for two open seats on the Atherton City Council this November, marking the first time in six...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 19, 2020 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 3400 Views


Students to return to Portola Valley schools

The Portola Valley School District will begin reopening its schools next week. Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by olive , on Oct 19, 2020 at 5:57 am | 2 comments | 3089 Views


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
There are no comments yet. 1177 Views


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 | 2761 Views


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 | 8397 Views


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 | 3458 Views


Unlikely candidate aims for Atherton council seat

A global pandemic. Wildfires. Environmental degradation. Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2020
Last comment by Valerie Gardner, on Aug 29, 2020 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 780 Views


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 | 2869 Views


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 | 2299 Views


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 | 3989 Views


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 | 2423 Views


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 | 3760 Views


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 | 5716 Views


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 | 3057 Views


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 | 4348 Views


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 | 2427 Views


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 | 4571 Views


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 | 3035 Views
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