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AROUND TOWN

National Merit Scholarship winners announced

Five high school students who attend schools in The Almanac's coverage area have been named winners of National Merit Scholarships...

Original post made on May. 18, 2019
Last comment by Jane Gill, on May 18, 2019 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 3996 Views

ATHERTON

Arrest in 1970s cold-case murder points to serial killer

Nearly six months after a Hayward man was charged in another murder that had gone unsolved for decades, DNA evidence has...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by Mar, on May 17, 2019 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 4969 Views

MENLO PARK

Nothing to be blu about

Porta Blu did win me over for the most part: It's a restrained, classy and calm sanctuary with a modern Mediterranean-California...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by jeffrey, on May 17, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Polito to head Las Lomitas district

Woodside Elementary School District Superintendent Beth Polito will head the neighboring Las Lomitas School District beginning...

Original post made on May. 15, 2019
Last comment by John, on May 15, 2019 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 3209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction on Portola Valley schools to start this summer

The Portola Valley School District will launch construction projects this summer funded by Measure Z, a $49.5 million bond...

Original post made on May. 15, 2019
Last comment by PV Taxpayer, on May 15, 2019 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 3653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Final decision expected on Ravenswood redwoods

An appeal months in the making over the proposed felling of seven prominent redwood trees at the corner of El Camino Real...

Original post made on May. 14, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on May 15, 2019 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 3756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SH Prep sending 25 student-athletes to the collegiate level

Sacred Heart Prep is sending at least 18 student-athletes to play at the collegiate level for the 10th time in 11 years....

Original post made on May. 14, 2019
Last comment by , on May 14, 2019 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2441 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Open house to discuss bike/pedestrian rail crossing in Menlo Park

The city of Menlo Park is moving forward with plans to build a grade-separated bike and pedestrian rail crossing at Middle...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by voice of reason , on May 14, 2019 at 2:19 am | 3 comments | 2737 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County coalition demands major contributions from Stanford

Stanford has long been trying to win support from the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors for its big growth plans. Now...

Original post made on May. 10, 2019
Last comment by Janet, on May 13, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 6973 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Restore the Arctic, Restore the Climate: Tue. May 21, 1:30-2:30 Little House Distinguished Lecture Series

In 2018 Carol Sontag, an RN at the Palo Alto Unified School District and volunteer at Ice911, accompanied researchers from...

Original post made by Judy A on May. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 960 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District subsidizing Lyft rides for Seniors

For the past couple of years, Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) has been subsidizing all but $4 of the cost to SHD residents,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Rhea St C, on May 10, 2019 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 1524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kite Hill going back to its roots

Craig Dremann and his crew of two helpers are using string trimmers to trim the meadow on Woodside's Kite Hill. Read the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

How the Town of Atherton proposes to steal from the residents of the Fire District

The Town Council has no shame! These are just some of their proposals for ways in which Fire District funds could be...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Road rage leads to robbery

A road rage incident on Monday (May 6) afternoon led to an assault and robbery in Atherton, according to police. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by You are missing something, on May 9, 2019 at 1:58 pm | 5 comments | 3872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: SB 50 the wrong solution to state's housing problem

State Senate Bill 50 is focused on a serious problem that all of California faces: the need for housing, especially affordable...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by JCH, on May 9, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments | 4289 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 'Willow Village' should have more affordable housing, better jobs-housing balance, locals say

In the second formal study session the City Council has held to discuss Facebook's enormous development proposal in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by Kathy Connolly, on May 9, 2019 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 4646 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Council takes step toward possible minimum wage ordinance

Menlo Park is surrounded by cities that have adopted minimum wage ordinances, and now, the City Council is considering passing...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by More Kiosks, on May 9, 2019 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 3927 Views

WOODSIDE

Coroner's Office identifies motorcyclist killed in Highway 84 crash

A motorcyclist killed in a crash on Highway 84 on Sunday, April 28, has been identified as 26-year-old Matthew Wong of Campbell,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2019
Last comment by La Hondan, on May 9, 2019 at 10:49 am | 11 comments | 6628 Views

AROUND TOWN

When it comes to housing bill, neighboring cities see things differently

With a range of housing bills now sweeping through Sacramento, elected leaders from Menlo Park, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 7, 2019
Last comment by new guy, on May 9, 2019 at 9:16 am | 10 comments | 3833 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school district names choice for new superintendent

The Woodside Elementary School District has chosen its middle school principal to fill the post of outgoing Superintendent...

Original post made on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Dana Sanderson, on May 8, 2019 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 4363 Views
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