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Concerned Citizen Mark De Paula asking SMC Supervisors to withdraw Endorsement of Carlos G. Bolanos for Sheriff 2018

This Tuesday March 13, 2018 morning 9:00 AM in the Supervisors chambers. Mr. De Paula is one of two citizens that I personally...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 10, 2018
Last comment by De Paula, 2 hours ago | 105 comments | 2031 Views

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The San Mateo County Democratic Party. Voted No Endorsement for Sheriff 2018.

The San Mateo County Democratic Party. Voted No Endorsement for Sheriff 2018. The San Mateo County Democratic Party (also...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 98 Views

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Foundation exec resigns after reports of workplace misconduct

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's second-in-command has resigned amid allegations she sexually harassed and abused...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by grabbers, 7 hours ago | 3 comments | 1565 Views

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Ravenswood school board could discuss principal's transfer

As East Palo Alto parents continue to rally against the sudden removal of a popular principal last month, school board members...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Brian, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 395 Views

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Sabrina Brennan Supports Mark Melville for SMC Sheriff 2018

The residents know that Congresswomen Jackie Speier and Ana Eshoo don't. Why are they silent on Endorsing Mark Melville for...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 1, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 16 hours ago | 15 comments | 399 Views

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Audible alert/siren system tested in Atherton

Atherton and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District tested a new audible alert system that combines a siren and voice warnings...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 19, 2018 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 747 Views

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Filoli loses one-time resident, longtime leader and volunteer

Lurline Matson Roth Coonan, who lived for a time on the Filoli estate in Woodside and served for more than 40 years as a...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by Leslie Stepp, on Apr 17, 2018 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1364 Views

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Almanac takes home prizes in statewide contest

The Almanac won first- and second-place awards for in-depth coverage, a photo essay and page design at the 2017 California...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 16, 2018 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 609 Views

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Is Menlo Park's 12-month lease policy working?

Under a year-old Menlo Park law, tenants of certain multifamily housing properties can request a 12-month lease. But landlords...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by In what planet?, on Apr 16, 2018 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 1761 Views

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Ravenswood district to appoint new principals

Ravenswood City School District's superintendent has proposed an internal shuffling of school leadership that will result...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by ConcernedParent, on Apr 15, 2018 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 1307 Views

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Economic development, housing manager to depart Menlo Park

After heading Menlo Park's economic development office for a little over five years, and the housing office for more than...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 14, 2018 at 2:44 pm | 11 comments | 2115 Views

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Menlo fire board: Planning for future is top priority

Ensuring the Menlo Park Fire Protection District "has the necessary financial, leadership and property resources needed to...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 14, 2018 at 10:28 am | 8 comments | 1321 Views

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Facebook's Zuckerberg takes pressure from local congresswoman in Washington hearings

Local Representative Anna Eshoo was among members of Congress who grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during his testimony...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 12, 2018 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 958 Views

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American Dream in Menlo Park

It’s not easy to for working class families to live in Menlo Park. Today’s Almanac featured an article about a family...

Original post made by kbehroozi on Apr. 11, 2018
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Baylands trails open again

Sections of the Bay Trail closed due to construction were set to reopen Monday, according to the San Francisquito Creek Joint...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by M Cohen , on Apr 11, 2018 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 1979 Views

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Deputy looking at a steep climb in running for sheriff

Deputy Mark Melville of the county Sheriff's Office is on a road less traveled. In the June 5 election, he's running for...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by CONCERNED CITIZEN 2, on Apr 7, 2018 at 1:25 pm | 102 comments | 6108 Views

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Menlo Park: LB Steak is now closed, temporarily

After about six years in business at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park steakhouse LB Steak...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2018
Last comment by Clunge, on Apr 7, 2018 at 12:45 pm | 11 comments | 3914 Views

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Community Notebook: Rep. Eshoo to host Social Security town hall meeting

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, will host a Social Security town hall meeting with Rep. John Larson, D-Hartford, of Connecticut...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2018
Last comment by Anna Achoo, on Apr 3, 2018 at 1:01 pm | 4 comments | 1117 Views

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Multimillion donation will support Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Woodside residents and philanthropists Tad and Dianne Taube on Monday committed $20 million to help offset the costs of the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Who is Driving the Bus? , on Mar 30, 2018 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

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Woodside students help feed the hungry

Woodside Elementary School students helped pack 10,000 meals to be distributed by Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Mar 30, 2018 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1181 Views
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Greek restaurant Taverna opening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 6,993 views

Food Party! 420
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 994 views

Expanding the taxation of online sales
By Steve Levy | 6 comments | 847 views

Reader Guest Post: Life's Map
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 785 views

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 512 views

 

2018 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2018 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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