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MENLO PARK

Jackie Speier's retirement fuels speculation about Democratic successor

Speier's announcement that she will not seek another term in Congress has created a rare political opportunity for elected...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 18, 2021 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2505 Views

MENLO PARK

Trader Joe's puts a stop to the M-A Thanksgiving food drive

For many years Trader Joe's has supported our community and, in turn, our community has supported Trader Joe's. Well, it...

Original post made by Kim Morris on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Frozen, on Nov 17, 2021 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pets in Need cuts contract with Palo Alto, alleging city's 'egregious failure'

Pets in Need, the city of Palo Alto's animal services contractor, announced in a fiery letter that it is ending its contract...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Nov 17, 2021 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1841 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Burglars break faucet, cause water damage to home

Atherton police reported a burglary in the west of the Alameda neighborhood of Atherton over the weekend. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Stinky Cheese Man, on Nov 16, 2021 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 2351 Views

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San Mateo County Sheriff ends ICE transfers, effective immediately

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office will stop responding to release requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Nov 16, 2021 at 8:12 am | 14 comments | 3298 Views

OTHER TOPICS

College district paid over $200K in legal fees for former chancellor

The San Mateo County Community College District paid over $200,000 in legal fees for Ron Galatolo, the former chancellor...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Joanne, on Nov 16, 2021 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 2558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council OKs pilot to test Teslas as police vehicles

As part of a move to curb the city's carbon footprint, the Menlo Park City Council recently agreed to purchase a number of...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2021
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Nov 15, 2021 at 4:35 pm | 15 comments | 4624 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Most hazardous highway: Peninsula's I-280 listed as deadliest in California for wildlife

More wildlife have been killed by vehicles along Interstate 280 between Cupertino to San Bruno over the past five years than...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Margot Rawlins, on Nov 15, 2021 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3111 Views

MENLO PARK

A committee tasked with publicizing Menlo Park's housing plan is falling apart

A Menlo Park committee created in May lost five of its 13 members to resignations. Former members say they left due to the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Soody Tronson, on Nov 14, 2021 at 2:53 pm | 17 comments | 4012 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to consider forming a community land trust to enable affordable homeownership

Under a proposal by local nonprofit affordable housing developer MidPen Housing, the Menlo Park community could become able...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on Nov 13, 2021 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 2721 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter from Pets in Need staff alleges major errors led to puppy deaths

The deaths of seven puppies while they were being transported by the nonprofit on Aug. 2 were caused by multiple senseless...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Nov 12, 2021 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2791 Views

MENLO PARK

SISTER CITY PROGRAM

Menlo Park has had a Sister City program for many years. In fact, its relationship with Galway, Ireland can be traced back...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 406 Views

WOODSIDE

Neighbors fed up with overflow parking from popular Alpine Inn in Portola Valley

Cars parking along a shoulder of the hilly Portola Valley road leading to the Alpine Hills neighborhood, across from the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2021
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Nov 11, 2021 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 4453 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park couple tapped to lead replanting campaign in wildfire-devastated Greece

Menlo Park couple Steve and Dianne de Laet have long worked to build community in two peninsulas very far apart: the San...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Steven de Laet, on Nov 11, 2021 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 3089 Views

MENLO PARK

New Guild Theatre announces 2022 lineup

Menlo Park's very own nonprofit music venue and event performance space, the Guild Theatre, is set to open in early 2022...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Nov 10, 2021 at 3:09 pm | 5 comments | 4328 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County sheriff, immigration rights activists go head-to-head at TRUTH Act forum

A group of residents and local advocates will gather on Wednesday to protest the voluntary transfer of convicted immigrants...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Nov 10, 2021 at 9:56 am | 11 comments | 4421 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Priory completes $6 million staff housing project

Staff moved into six new homes on the Woodside Priory campus this week. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/11/09/woodside-priory-completes-6-million-sta...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by MAJAMES1111, on Nov 9, 2021 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1599 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Small plane makes emergency landing at The Horse Park in Woodside

A small plane made an emergency landing Sunday afternoon at a horse park in Woodside, fire officials said. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2021 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 3289 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two employees sue Mark Zuckerberg and companies for discrimination, sexual harassment

Two former employees of Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan have filed lawsuits claiming they were subjected to racial,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3430 Views

WOODSIDE

In a nail-biter, 'yes' on Woodside's Measure A leads by just three votes

As elections officials continue to count the vote, Woodside Measure A's lead has dwindled from 20 on election night down...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by awatkins, on Nov 7, 2021 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 4051 Views
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