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Menlo Park: Nativity Carnival draws crowds over weekend

Sun, fun and games were on the program for those attending the Nativity Carnival last weekend, June 7-9. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2019
Last comment by Thanks, on Jun 13, 2019 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1294 Views


Lawmaker behind SB 50 makes case for zoning reforms to address state housing crisis

Scott Wiener, whose housing bill has energized housing advocates and galvanized local officials, came to Palo Alto on Friday...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jun 11, 2019 at 9:42 pm | 5 comments | 1409 Views


Jason's Cafe, a Menlo Park diner, shutters following ADA suits

Jason's Cafe, which had been in operation in Menlo Park for 11 years, closed May 1, according to Jason Kwan, the cafe's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by owner's issue, on Jun 8, 2019 at 5:13 pm | 111 comments | 8364 Views


Menlo Park sports trainer charged in sexual assault case involving teenage girl

Tristan Arfi of Redwood City, owner of the Boxing Theory Gym in Menlo Park, is facing arraignment next week on sexual assault...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by disgusting, on Jun 7, 2019 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2322 Views


Menlo Park: Commuter bus burns, ignites grass fire near Alpine Road

Crews from five fire agencies responded to a bus fire and two grass fires that were ignited by the commuter bus, which caught...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Darwin, on Jun 5, 2019 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 3944 Views


Menlo Park boxing gym owner arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting teen girl

The owner of a boxing gym in Menlo Park has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a teenage girl he trained,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2383 Views


Menlo fire district, Coast Guard adopt safety plan for drones and aircraft

A new plan is in place for firefighters' search and rescue drones and U.S. Coast Guard helicopters to share the skies over...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 4, 2019 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 1485 Views


Menlo fire district replacing oldest station

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will eliminate a significant part of its history when it replaces the oldest of its...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 30, 2019 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1374 Views


Report: San Mateo County among 25 U.S. counties with highest measles outbreak risk

San Mateo County is among the top 25 U.S. counties facing the highest risk of a measles outbreak, according to a May report...

Original post made on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on May 28, 2019 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1908 Views


Portola Valley may update its 1964-vintage general plan

Portola Valley is considering an update to its current general plan, which was adopted in 1964. The plan would take a long-term...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by wall fallacies, on May 21, 2019 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1459 Views


Guest opinion: We need the Green New Deal

Our world will become a much more hazardous place unless we stop climate change. The Green New Deal (GND) is a plan to stimulate...

Original post made on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by Pnu Walker, on May 21, 2019 at 10:14 am | 38 comments | 3524 Views


Talking trash

Local garbage-processing centers face new challenges because of a change in China's policy on accepting recycling, which...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by Philip Freeman, on May 20, 2019 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 2849 Views


For stressed-out families, local doctors are prescribing a new fix: public parks

It's no secret that getting outdoors is good for people. Bay Area health officials have been at the heart of a growing movement...

Original post made on May. 11, 2019
Last comment by resident, on May 20, 2019 at 2:04 pm | 15 comments | 4581 Views


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 | 2243 Views


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 | 1300 Views


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 | 1937 Views


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 | 2196 Views


"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. 207 Views


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. 287 Views


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 | 2346 Views
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