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ATHERTON

Atherton's "concerns" with financial equity

From the Joint Fire Board/Town Council Meeting Agenda packet regarding the Town's Matrix Study of the Fire District: "...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 12 minutes ago | 19 comments | 240 Views

MENLO PARK

Developer proposes innovator sculpture walk as public amenity

Picture this: Life-size sculptures of 13 historic innovators, such as Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing and Marie Curie, set around...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 1133 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park council reverses decision on Caltrain separations

The wheels of Menlo Park's grade separation project lurched forward Tuesday night in a markedly different direction from...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by compare to hsr issues and cost, 16 hours ago | 32 comments | 6640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area storms boost rainfall almost to normal levels

The National Weather Service on Friday (Jan. 18) reported the Bay Area has reached 85 to 95 percent of normal rainfall for...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by Bill Wall, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valparaiso Avenue homicide: Wolke plea to wait until February

The man suspected of killing Kathy Hughes Anderson, a 62-year-old Menlo Park woman, in her Valparaiso Avenue home on Dec....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by Bill Wall, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 1375 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Home burglar nabbed after a revealing social media rant

An East Palo Alto woman faces felony burglary and robbery charges after walking into an apparent stranger's house in Woodside...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 21, 2019 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 2040 Views

FICTION

Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park

The original Applewood Pizza has closed after decades of business at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Charlotte, on Jan 21, 2019 at 1:42 pm | 24 comments | 10991 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects

The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-1 on Jan. 15 to move forward with a strategy and timeline to build a new Belle Haven...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by betsaloo, on Jan 21, 2019 at 1:41 pm | 5 comments | 1496 Views

FICTION

Guest opinion: Rethinking Stanford's development plan

In mid-December, Santa Clara County released the final iteration of the environmental impact report (EIR) assessing the impacts...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by Neilson Buchanan, on Jan 21, 2019 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views

MOVIES

'Freedom Rings' – along with the music – at benefit concert

The African American Composer Initiative, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, presents its annual concert,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kindergarten registration begins in local districts Jan. 23

Kindergarten registration for children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 will soon be underway in local school...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1115 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Vehicle burglary, mail-theft suspect arrested

A 22-year-old Sacramento resident was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stealing items from unlocked vehicles in Woodside...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by Missing Info, on Jan 20, 2019 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA employees brace for prolonged shutdown

The full brunt of the government shutdown is hitting home this week as federal employees face their first payday lapse. NASA...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Williams, on Jan 20, 2019 at 9:32 pm | 22 comments | 2379 Views

MENLO PARK

Draeger's Market to undergo 'extensive remodel'

Draeger's Market, a long-standing gourmet food market in downtown Menlo Park, will undergo an "extensive remodel" to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Coffee Bar used to be, on Jan 19, 2019 at 9:33 pm | 4 comments | 4562 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: No injuries reported after crash on Caltrain tracks

An SUV crashed Friday morning at the Caltrain crossing at Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park, blocking the northbound rail line...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rotary Club accepting grant applications for nonprofit education programs

The Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation is now accepting 2019 grant applications from nonprofits. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Luqman Michel, on Jan 18, 2019 at 11:53 pm | 1 comment | 827 Views

ATHERTON

Former Almanac reporter wins education reporting award

The California School Boards Association has named former Almanac reporter Barbara Wood a recipient of its inaugural Golden...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 18, 2019 at 10:45 pm | 7 comments | 1176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested for sexual battery at Woodside High School

A 17-year-old boy was arrested after allegedly grabbing a girl's buttocks while riding a bicycle at Woodside High School...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by My thoughts, on Jan 18, 2019 at 9:55 pm | 8 comments | 1650 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to re-examine Caltrain stops in town

Atherton Rail Committee members are backtracking on their recommendation to add service to the Atherton Caltrain station...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by A, on Jan 18, 2019 at 4:12 am | 8 comments | 4216 Views

MENLO PARK

Gas-powered leaf blowers banned in Portola Valley

A ban on the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers in Portola Valley will take effect in two years after the Town Council...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Brad, on Jan 17, 2019 at 3:37 pm | 21 comments | 2859 Views
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