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Fire district candidates say race hinges on micromanagement versus progress

The race for a seat on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board is heating up, with incumbents Virginia Chang Kiraly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 21, 2020 at 7:49 am | 37 comments | 2320 Views

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Bicyclist dies after accident on Woodside Road

Richard Kadet, 67, of Redwood City died June 9 from injuries suffered in a May 29 bicycle accident on Woodside Road near...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 17, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 37 comments | 9488 Views

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New high-speed rail plan faces criticism

High-speed rail's recent pivot toward the Bay Area may have energized the project's Silicon Valley supporters, but it is...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 6, 2016 at 7:33 am | 37 comments | 5088 Views

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Ex-San Mateo Prosecutor Accused of Misconduct Now Training Lawyers at the California Bar

The legal paper, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, published an article on February 18, 2015, titled "Ex-Prosecutor Accused...

Original post made by Holly L. on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 10, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 36 comments | 4868 Views

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School board OKs new administrator position despite outcry

After a bristly back-and-forth between the Las Lomitas Elementary School District school board and a group of parents and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Supporter of Teachers, on Apr 11, 2019 at 7:46 pm | 35 comments | 8230 Views

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Cops prepare for new cell-phone driving laws

Local law enforcement agencies are gearing up to begin enforcing the "hands-free" cell phone laws that go into effect Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by not laughing, on Jul 9, 2008 at 8:16 am | 35 comments | 5617 Views

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New law defines 'safe distance' for motorists passing bicyclists

A new state law sets 3 feet as a "safe distance" for vehicles passing bicyclists on the road. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by wcs, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 35 comments | 5834 Views

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Meg Whitman employed illegal alien

Wow, Whitman lives in Atherton, the Almanac covers Atherton, but doesn't have a thing on he latest news. Anyways, Whitman...

Original post made by John Milton on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by freddy, on Oct 5, 2010 at 9:02 am | 34 comments | 4721 Views

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Change is hard: Filoli enters its second century, but some long for the past

For 29 years Filoli, the historic Woodside estate owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, celebrated the holiday...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Erica M., on Mar 18, 2018 at 12:19 pm | 34 comments | 9602 Views

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Guest opinion: Is the county for corporations or for citizens?

Three years ago Warren Slocum was elected to represent District Four on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Before...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by neighbor,, on Oct 17, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 34 comments | 4178 Views

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The Buffett Rule

Should it apply? Let's take a look at one opinion, from a well known politician, commenting on a letter he received from...

Original post made by Double D on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 19, 2012 at 11:07 am | 33 comments | 8078 Views

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Menlo Park asks for underground rail system

After some wrangling, Menlo Park's City Council approved the text of a letter to the High-Speed Rail Authority at its meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by taxpayer, on Nov 16, 2009 at 9:24 am | 33 comments | 6053 Views

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Tuesday: Board of Supervisors update on San Carlos Airport issues

An update on San Mateo County's study of "aircraft disturbance" at the San Carlos Airport is on the agenda for the Board...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 27, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 32 comments | 5904 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Election

There are three candidates running in November for two 4 year seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 32 comments | 9281 Views

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Governor signs California Dream Act

One day before the Oct. 9 deadline to approve or veto a bill that would allow undocumented students to receive public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:55 am | 31 comments | 4898 Views

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Donald Trump flip flops on the Ku Klux Klan

After a Ku Klux Klan leader endorsed Donald Trump and KKK members started showing up at Donald Trump events, Donald Trump...

Original post made by Donald on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Dale Creak, on Mar 15, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 31 comments | 2391 Views

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Troubled by two serious bike accidents

Last week's Almanac contained two more tragic stories of cyclist deaths due to apparently careless car driving. Beyond the...

Original post made by Tim Rochte on Jun. 11, 2007
Last comment by walker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 8:44 pm | 31 comments | 8397 Views

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Bully goes to Mexico, cowers, lies about talks, comes home and blusters through "speech"

Trump is just an embarrassment to conservatism - I am changing my registration. He campaigns on Mexico paying for the...

Original post made by I'm too old for this on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Yes suh, on Dec 26, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 31 comments | 2274 Views

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The Donald Trumps Jeb! Bush in New Hampshire

The Donald, despite what the elite establishment Republicans tell us, is taking a commanding lead over Bush! in NH. And...

Original post made by Two Docs on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Gal, on Sep 5, 2015 at 6:53 am | 30 comments | 2817 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo endorses Obama; decision 'moves beyond gender or race'

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Her announcement today...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Isa Marcus, on May 25, 2008 at 11:53 am | 30 comments | 11765 Views
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