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MENLO PARK

'Neighborhood Pizza Guy' takes pizza project to Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood

Next time you go to Cafe Zoe on a weekend, you may just be able to pick up a pizza too. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/10/01/neighborhood-pizza-guy...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by Concerned Citizen in Menlo Park, on Oct 4, 2021 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 4207 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: It's time for real protection of our green spaces in Menlo Park

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident Bob Dickinson calls on "a ballot measure to enact enduring protection for our parks...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by Bob Dickinson, on Oct 4, 2021 at 5:04 pm | 4 comments | 2736 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cool Cafe at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center closes after 20 years

After closing in March 2020 during the initial COVID-19 lockdown, the Cool Cafe at Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by lspw, on Oct 4, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 5114 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: How to get on board with Menlo Park's climate action plan

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park residents Brielle Johnck and Steve Schmidt write about questions they have in response to...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Oct 2, 2021 at 1:01 am | 12 comments | 1575 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Feldman's Books to celebrate new Curtis Street location

Feldman's Books, Menlo Park's 25-year-old and last remaining used bookstore, has relocated from one of the city's oldest...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by BookStore Volunteer, on Oct 1, 2021 at 6:33 pm | 2 comments | 4019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student COVID vaccinations: California becomes first state to require them for kids 12 and up

Gov. Gavin Newsom added COVID-19 to the list of diseases students must get a vaccination for to attend school. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by ln, on Oct 1, 2021 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 2310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newsom signs bill to strip badges from police officers who commit misconduct

In a major victory for advocates of police reform, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed on Thursday a bill that will allow the state...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Sep 30, 2021 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2057 Views

AROUND TOWN

State legislation expands independent study option for students, but few are enrolled locally

Although few students are now enrolled in the independent study programs that districts are required to offer, there's increased...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Big financial challenges ahead for Menlo Park schools

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Erik Burmeister and Sherwin Chen, president of the school...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Sep 28, 2021 at 1:51 pm | 12 comments | 4896 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: How to get on board with Menlo Park's climate action plan

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park residents Brielle Johnck and Steve Schmidt write about questions they have in response to...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2021
Last comment by Betsy Roble, on Sep 28, 2021 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing catches four asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 in Belle Haven School class

Belle Haven School students were quarantined earlier this month after four children in a single classroom tested positive...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 27, 2021 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 3737 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tears, hugs and masks as parents send their children back to school

There were tears from parents and kindergartners alike as elementary school students in Ravenswood, Portola Valley and Las...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Proposal to ban development in parks falls short

A proposal to ban development in city parks fell short Tuesday when a majority of Menlo Park's City Council members failed...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by PH, on Sep 26, 2021 at 12:50 pm | 17 comments | 5692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park officials urge greater road safety awareness after two collisions involving young students

School officials and police are warning drivers to be more cautious around schools since the full reopening last month, which...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Eric Gilbertson, on Sep 25, 2021 at 9:12 pm | 13 comments | 4911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council hits pause on gymnastics program reactivation

Since March 2021, more than 100 families have asked about the city of Menlo Park's plans for its gymnastics program. Those...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by Nanc, on Sep 23, 2021 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 2502 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Green spaces, a healthy planet, and affordable housing

I love green spaces. I began advocating for more affordable homes in Menlo Park in part because I know that affordable homes...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by PH, on Sep 23, 2021 at 4:56 pm | 10 comments | 1469 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Supervisors OK new resolution on equity

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors recently passed a resolution laying out its next steps to promote racial equity...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Sep 22, 2021 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 3674 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Green spaces, a healthy planet, and affordable housing

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident Karen Grove advocates for the city to consider using land it owns for affordable...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 22, 2021 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 2787 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Air quality advisory issued for Wednesday due to wildfire smoke

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing an air quality advisory for Wednesday due to smoke from wildfires...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1310 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Argument escalates into stabbing during party

A stabbing during a party in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood early Sunday morning left a man hospitalized with serious...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2416 Views
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