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Atherton's bills for presidential visit subject of WikiLeaks emails

Atherton's attempts to be repaid for the costs of town services when President Barack Obama was in town for a fundraiser...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Toby tHanks, on Aug 7, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 23 comments | 5909 Views

MENLO PARK

Large local firm forgets to include Israeli Flag and Name Israel on list of Olympic nation participants

Seems that FaceBook forgot to include the Israeli flag and name Israel on its list of participating nations in the Rio Olympics. FaceBook...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 5, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcycle fatality closed part of U.S. 101 in Palo Alto

A motorcyclist was killed Aug. 4 on U.S. 101 in Palo Alto after colliding with an SUV and being run over by a truck, the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 5, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 18 comments | 5868 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighboring cities, ACLU criticize findings of Facebook expansion studies

What do Menlo Park's neighbors think about Facebook's expansion plans? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/01/neighboring-cities-aclu-criticize-findin...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Genevieve R., on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:44 am | 7 comments | 4417 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A Menlo Park war hero turns 100

You don't have to be a hero to live 100 years. But when a hero turns 100, it's party time on a grand scale. Carl Clark of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Henry Organ, on Aug 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 4 comments | 5687 Views

WOODSIDE

Historic Woodside estate is still a summer home for the Fleishhacker family

Not long after the 1906 earthquake, Mortimer Fleishhacker, a successful San Francisco businessman, decided he wanted to build...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Mike Prevot, on Aug 3, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 50744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly race: latest reports on campaign contributions

With a couple of months left until election day, Palo Alto City Councilman Marc Berman is leading in campaign contributions...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Huey - Workin' for a livin', on Aug 3, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 3040 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton repeatedly asked Caltrans to make crossings safer

For years, Atherton has been asking the California Department of Transportation to make crossing El Camino Real, State Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by My2Bits, on Aug 3, 2016 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 5493 Views

ATHERTON

El Camino hazards: Political leaders call on Caltrans to act

After hearing of the verdict assigning the California Department of Transportation most of the blame for a 2010 death in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Aug 2, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 3048 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council Election Speculation Thread

So the Council election filing period has apparently been open since July 18 [Clerk page- http://menlopark.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=300]....

Original post made by The Peninsularity on Aug. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Boy injured in hit-and-run incident in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports for Menlo Park and Atherton Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/02/police-calls-boy-injured-in-hit-and-run-incident-in-menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Aug 2, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 7307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: Smooth surface just one bonus in repaving 12 miles of Woodside Road

Travel on state Highway 84 (Woodside Road) over the 12 miles between Interstate 280 and Friars Lane will be one-lane at times...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3188 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Motorcyclist dies after solo crash near Woodside

A motorcyclist died Saturday morning after a solo crash on state Highway 84 near Woodside, according to the California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:52 am | 6 comments | 6585 Views

MENLO PARK

Remembering the Atherton of his youth

Jonathan Berg remembers growing up in the Atherton of the 1950s and 60s. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/07/20/remembering-the-atherton-of-his-youth...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jonathan Berg, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 4618 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Nile virus found in Atherton

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus were found in Atherton on Thursday, prompting the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident , on Aug 1, 2016 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 4968 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Crosswalk stoplight activation delayed

Atherton's pedestrian-activated stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue, scheduled to go into operation on Aug....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Aug 1, 2016 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 3420 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Washington Post Gives Hillary Clinton 4 Pinocchios

In an interview with Chris Wallace Ms. Clinton claims that the FBI director said her email answers were ‘truthful. The...

Original post made by Washington Post Reader on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Doro R, on Aug 1, 2016 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1875 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump's running mate seals his congressional records to HIDE them from you!

"23 cartons and approximately 70 GB of electronic records" - the public is forbidden from seeing these materials until either...

Original post made by Hey! Hide your records! on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Build a WALL. e, on Aug 1, 2016 at 9:38 am | 8 comments | 1580 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo residents seek annexation by Menlo Park

Study the shape of Menlo Park, and you might wonder why there's a chunk cut out of the city's lower-middle section. Study...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Annex Yes, on Aug 1, 2016 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 9263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: A more regional vision needed for Facebook expansion

Menlo Park will reap a package of community benefits valued at over $15 million as Facebook expands its campus and adds some...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by time for reality check, on Jul 31, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 15 comments | 5583 Views
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