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Menlo Park council favors lowering speed limits citywide

Menlo Park could overhaul its speed limit system in favor of mandating slower speeds on city streets, possibly making it...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by Private Pilot, 14 minutes ago | 5 comments | 788 Views

MENLO PARK

Pac-12 athletics are back, but not yet at Stanford

Although the Pac-12 Conference will allow college athletics to resume in November, sports remain on hold at Stanford under...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by william, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 1890 Views

MOVIES

San Mateo County to launch COVID-19 compliance unit

Starting Monday, Oct. 19, San Mateo County will launch a COVID-19 compliance unit that will warn and cite businesses that...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by william, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 2188 Views

ATHERTON

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, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 3779 Views

MOVIES

Portola Valley seeks volunteers for town commissions

The Portola Valley Town Council is looking for three volunteers to serve on the town's Architectural and Site Control Commission...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Students find new ways to get out the vote amid pandemic

Driven by concerns about climate change, racism and health care, students are more mobilized around the November election...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1084 Views

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DOJ accuses Google of illegally maintaining a monopoly on internet searches

Google, the company that once adopted the motto "don't be evil," was accused on Tuesday of illegally maintaining a monopoly...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1276 Views

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Wednesday: Atherton council to vote on plan to close train station on Dec. 1

The Atherton City Council will consider approving an agreement to shut down its historic train station on Wednesday, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1547 Views

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Here’s where you can vote in San Mateo County, from now through Election Day

Ballot drop boxes opened Oct. 5 throughout San Mateo County for the presidential election, in addition to three in-person...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by Finlay Collins, 8 hours ago | 10 comments | 3675 Views

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San Mateo County Sheriff, DA, defender and advocates tackle tough questions about law enforcement and race

Months after protests calling for police reform rippled throughout the U.S. and Peninsula, Portola Valley hosted a panel...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury convicts man for mailing bombs in act of revenge on officers

An Oakland man was found guilty earlier this week of sending bombs through the mail to take revenge on a corrections officer...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 21, 2020 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 1681 Views

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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 | 1201 Views

MENLO PARK

Four face off in Menlo Park fire board election

Four people are vying for two seats on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board. We asked them about issues ranging...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Beth, on Oct 20, 2020 at 6:17 am | 76 comments | 6705 Views

ATHERTON

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

ATHERTON

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 | 3397 Views

ATHERTON

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-va...

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

MOVIES

Portola Valley: Virtual roundtable on policing, race and justice Monday

The town of Portola Valley is hosting a virtual panel and Q&A on Monday, Oct. 19, entitled "Policing, Race & Justice in the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2088 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Halloween during a pandemic doesn't have to be scary

In an op-ed in the Oct. 16 issue, school superintendents Erik Burmeister, Beth Polito and Gina Sudaria implore families to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2300 Views

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Guest Opinions: Arguments for, against Caltrain's Measure RR

Read guest opinions for and against Measure RR, a proposed eighth-cent sales tax in San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Oct 17, 2020 at 10:42 am | 3 comments | 5714 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Leveling the ground: Yes on Proposition 15

In a guest opinion in the Oct. 2 edition, Menlo Park resident Karen Grove writes about why she supports Proposition 15, the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2020
Last comment by sr21, on Oct 17, 2020 at 8:01 am | 18 comments | 5271 Views
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