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WOODSIDE

Fire near Edgewood Park now 80% contained

A brush fire that grew to over 20 acres in an area between Woodside, Redwood City and Edgewood Park Tuesday afternoon was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2022
Last comment by Dogs Are Smarter Than People, on Jun 23, 2022 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 15868 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Environmental impact report released for SF to SJ section of high-speed rail

The environmental impact report for the San Francisco to San Jose section of California's high-speed rail finds the preferred...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2022
Last comment by BoganInCalifornia, on Jun 21, 2022 at 7:51 am | 2 comments | 2497 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Civility is under siege in Portola Valley

The worldwide trend of populist resentment of government seems to have arrived in Portola Valley. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2022
Last comment by Matt, on Jun 20, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 3071 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton welcomes the community to its new library

Atherton Mayor Rick DeGolia counted down from 10 before kids ran through a red "Welcome" banner held in front of the doors...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Jun 18, 2022 at 7:46 pm | 5 comments | 3112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Incumbent San Mateo County sheriff concedes to challenger Christina Corpus

Conceding the primary race, incumbent Sheriff Carlos Bolanos congratulated his opponent Christina Corpus Thursday after early,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 17, 2022 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 6218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy, 15, dies in East Palo Alto shooting Monday night

A 15-year-old boy died in a shooting Monday night in East Palo Alto, according to police. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/06/14/boy-15-dies-in-east-p...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 15, 2022 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

How Newsom would close the achievement gap in California schools

Gov. Gavin Newsom advocates "completely reimagining" California's schools to equalize academic outcomes, but will it work? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Lifestyle, on Jun 15, 2022 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 1796 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park City Council fine-tunes where to zone for future housing growth

Menlo Park City Council took a surgical look at the city's upcoming Housing Element update, vetting a list of properties...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Lifestyle, on Jun 14, 2022 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 3451 Views

MENLO PARK

Your complete guide to summer 2022 on the Peninsula

Check out our guide to summer fun, with festivals, fairs, concerts and other seasonal events, many of which are back on the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by patti cluss, on Jun 13, 2022 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 3263 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac publisher announces retirement after four decades at the helm

Almanac Publisher Bill Johnson will retire later this year, he announced to his employees last week. Johnson will be succeeded...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 11, 2022 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 2372 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E warns of possible outages, urges preparation for Friday heat

PG&E is encouraging customers around the Bay Area to prepare for excessive heat on Friday that could contribute to power...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Enough, on Jun 11, 2022 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 2024 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton: SB 9 applications start to trickle in

Atherton has received its first batch of SB 9 applications, with property owners seeking streamlined approval to subdivide...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Jlincoln, on Jun 10, 2022 at 12:18 pm | 40 comments | 11257 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two Democrats take the lead in race to replace veteran Congresswoman Jackie Speier

With the first round of votes tallied, two Democrats are likely to face off in November to replace U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by Rev. Dr. Eileen Altman, on Jun 8, 2022 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 4551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter guide: Sheriff Carlos Bolanos says as incumbent he's the 'most qualified person' for the job

Carlos Bolanos is in the midst of his first reelection campaign for San Mateo County Sheriff, a position he's held for almost...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 8, 2022 at 12:34 pm | 45 comments | 7609 Views

AROUND TOWN

In town hall, local Congress members talk about gun violence prevention

In honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Rep. Anna Eshoo held a virtual town hall Friday with Rep. Mike Thompson...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2022
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 6, 2022 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 1802 Views

MENLO PARK

Letters to the editor: Support for Anna Eshoo, Laura Parmer-Lohan

State Sen. Josh Becker is asking voters to support Anna Eshoo in the primary election next week, while former Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2022
Last comment by Budget Hawk, on Jun 6, 2022 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1758 Views

FICTION

From KQED to caregiver for mom in Menlo Park

At a time when some people think about retiring, Dave Iverson, nearing 60 with a recent diagnosis of Parkinson's disease,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2906 Views

AROUND TOWN

After Texas shooting: A call to 'advance our resolve' from California state officials

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's top Democrats vowed to "expedite" the gun control bills currently moving through the Legislature. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 4, 2022 at 9:55 pm | 9 comments | 2005 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members divided on where to build multifamily housing in town

Although Atherton City Council members acknowledge they won't meet their state-mandated housing goals with just accessory...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2022
Last comment by Not-Jeff, on Jun 4, 2022 at 4:02 pm | 4 comments | 4414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver killed in high-speed crash on University Avenue

A car going at a high speed crashed and split into two pieces on University Avenue in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 4, 2022 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 3266 Views
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