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Police calls: Road rage in Woodside

Crime reports from Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 19, 2015 at 9:32 am | 7 comments | 5250 Views


Deputy Juan Lopez sues Sheriff's Office

Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against the county and the Sheriff's Office,...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Sep 1, 2015 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 8443 Views


Menlo Park council approves salary increase for assistant city manager position

Praising City Manager Alex McIntyre for creativity and innovation in changing the duties of the assistant city manager, the...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 10, 2015 at 7:58 am | 7 comments | 3660 Views


Almanac website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including, were hacked Thursday night at about 10:30...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Sep 21, 2015 at 1:44 am | 7 comments | 5010 Views


What to talk about around the Thanksgiving table- Trump?

As the conservative in our extended family, I foresee my having to defend Trump's absurdities at some point tomorrow (you...

Original post made by Romney 2016 on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 26, 2015 at 10:09 am | 7 comments | 1289 Views


Menlo Park: Farewell Su Hong, hello Yum Cha Palace

Jason Kwan's forthcoming Menlo Park restaurant, Yum Cha Palace, will be somewhat of a departure from the Su Hong sit-down...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by People, on Dec 15, 2015 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 8226 Views


Portola Valley: Car crash kills man, 23, Sunday morning on Portola Road

Portola Valley resident Charles Derwin, the 23-year-old son of the town's mayor, died early Sunday morning (Dec. 27) in...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ann, on Dec 31, 2015 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 9921 Views


Hillary Clinton back in Atherton for another fundraiser

For the second time in a little more than a month, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton for a political...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Villi, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 3934 Views


Custodian sues deputy over courtroom gun incident

A county court custodian filed an amended complaint on Monday (March 14), adding a civil-rights violation to several other...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 7 comments | 3266 Views


Editorial: Electronic billboards on freeway? Kill this plan now

It's hard to know where to begin in trying to sort out the San Mateo County manager's ill-conceived plan to boost revenue...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by mr. mcleary, on Apr 30, 2016 at 5:44 am | 7 comments | 3787 Views


Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Apr 27, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 7 comments | 1049 Views


Liquor license application for Cuckoo's Nest on hold

A request for a liquor license by a private club, called the Cuckoo's Nest, in Menlo Park has generated no insignificant...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Our town, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:10 am | 7 comments | 5151 Views


Trump DOUBLES his African American support - from 1% to 2%

After going to an all-white suburb of Milwaukee and giving a speech about how Donald Trump loves "the blacks" his support...

Original post made by Colorblind? on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Colorblind?, on Sep 2, 2016 at 9:46 am | 7 comments | 1112 Views


Monday: Menlo Park commission weighs major renovation at Sharon Green apartments

The Sharon Green apartments, located at 350 Sharon Park Drive in Menlo Park, which sold in December 2015 for what could be...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Local, on Sep 10, 2016 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 3885 Views


Options emerge for dealing with Alpine Road speed and congestion

About 70 residents, most from Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres, gathered in Ladera for a third presentation by the county...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Rick V, on Nov 11, 2016 at 6:21 pm | 7 comments | 3635 Views


Editorial: Protecting our community in the era of Trump

Last week the Menlo Park City Council gave preliminary approval to two ordinances that might be seen as "Resist Trump" measures....

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mrs. B, on Jun 1, 2017 at 7:08 pm | 7 comments | 4655 Views


Now open: Menlo Park youth mental health clinic

Months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a mental health program for youth, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 8, 2017 at 7:42 pm | 7 comments | 6594 Views


Major Caltrain fare increases approved

Prepare to spend a lot more to ride Caltrain. Starting Oct. 1, adult fare will increase 25 cents per zone, and monthly train...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by San Mateo Resident, on Aug 19, 2017 at 8:47 am | 7 comments | 4631 Views


Time to sign up for Tour de Menlo community bike ride

Cyclists will have an opportunity to participate in one of the area's favorite bike rides, the Tour de Menlo, on Saturday...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Aug 11, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 7 comments | 2984 Views


Wednesday: FAA meeting on Surf Air route over Bay

The Federal Aviation Administration will hold a meeting this Wednesday night about an alternative air route that has allowed...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 26, 2017 at 7:30 am | 7 comments | 2892 Views
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