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MENLO PARK

Street-cleaning teen takes dog along for the ride

A Menlo Park teen is cleaning up Menlo Park streets with dog Ollie. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/10/23/street-cleaning-teen-takes-dog-along-for-th...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by Joy Koso, on Oct 24, 2020 at 6:19 pm | 5 comments | 2466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury convicts man for mailing bombs in act of revenge on officers

An Oakland man was found guilty earlier this week of sending bombs through the mail to take revenge on a corrections officer...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2020
Last comment by Ranchhand, on Oct 24, 2020 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 1895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council favors lowering speed limits citywide

Menlo Park could overhaul its speed limit system in favor of mandating slower speeds on city streets, possibly making it...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by ln, on Oct 23, 2020 at 6:20 pm | 12 comments | 2714 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury raises red flags with private defender program

San Mateo County's private defender program, which has less than half the budget of the District Attorney's office, needs...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by gary, on Oct 23, 2020 at 9:19 am | 4 comments | 6006 Views

MENLO PARK

Pac-12 athletics are back, but not yet at Stanford

Although the Pac-12 Conference will allow college athletics to resume in November, sports remain on hold at Stanford under...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2048 Views

MOVIES

Portola Valley seeks volunteers for town commissions

The Portola Valley Town Council is looking for three volunteers to serve on the town's Architectural and Site Control Commission...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1268 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Students find new ways to get out the vote amid pandemic

Driven by concerns about climate change, racism and health care, students are more mobilized around the November election...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1519 Views

OTHER TOPICS

DOJ accuses Google of illegally maintaining a monopoly on internet searches

Google, the company that once adopted the motto "don't be evil," was accused on Tuesday of illegally maintaining a monopoly...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1813 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wednesday: Atherton council to vote on plan to close train station on Dec. 1

The Atherton City Council will consider approving an agreement to shut down its historic train station on Wednesday, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1957 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Sheriff, DA, defender and advocates tackle tough questions about law enforcement and race

Months after protests calling for police reform rippled throughout the U.S. and Peninsula, Portola Valley hosted a panel...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2020
There are no comments yet. 7094 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire district candidates say race hinges on micromanagement versus progress

The race for a seat on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board is heating up, with incumbents Virginia Chang Kiraly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 21, 2020 at 7:49 am | 37 comments | 1251 Views

MENLO PARK

Four face off in Menlo Park fire board election

Four people are vying for two seats on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board. We asked them about issues ranging...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Beth, on Oct 20, 2020 at 6:17 am | 76 comments | 7148 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton mayor endorses newcomer for council over incumbent

Atherton Mayor Rick DeGolia has endorsed Diana Hawkins-Manuelian, who is challenging incumbents Elizabeth Lewis and Cary...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 19, 2020 at 8:37 pm | 6 comments | 541 Views

ATHERTON

Meet the four candidates for two Atherton council seats

There are four people vying for two open seats on the Atherton City Council this November, marking the first time in six...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 19, 2020 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 3487 Views

MOVIES

Portola Valley: Virtual roundtable on policing, race and justice Monday

The town of Portola Valley is hosting a virtual panel and Q&A on Monday, Oct. 19, entitled "Policing, Race & Justice in the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2211 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Halloween during a pandemic doesn't have to be scary

In an op-ed in the Oct. 16 issue, school superintendents Erik Burmeister, Beth Polito and Gina Sudaria implore families to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2712 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest Opinions: Arguments for, against Caltrain's Measure RR

Read guest opinions for and against Measure RR, a proposed eighth-cent sales tax in San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Oct 17, 2020 at 10:42 am | 3 comments | 6127 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Leveling the ground: Yes on Proposition 15

In a guest opinion in the Oct. 2 edition, Menlo Park resident Karen Grove writes about why she supports Proposition 15, the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2020
Last comment by sr21, on Oct 17, 2020 at 8:01 am | 18 comments | 5415 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police on search for duo in overnight crime spree

Palo Alto police detectives are investigating an early Monday morning crime spree after burglars entered two homes, prowled...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2752 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia district fields and tennis courts to reopen this weekend

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high school fields and tennis courts will reopen this weekend. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/10/16/sequoia-district-f...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1910 Views
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