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Ravenswood district to appoint new principals

Ravenswood City School District's superintendent has proposed an internal shuffling of school leadership that will result...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by ConcernedParent, on Apr 15, 2018 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 2594 Views

MENLO PARK

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to speak at Stanford

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 15, 2018 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 2242 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton now has public clay tennis court

Atherton now has one more claim to fame - a clay tennis court available for public use. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/04/05/atherton-now-has-public...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by At the courts, on Apr 15, 2018 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 2889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Economic development, housing manager to depart Menlo Park

After heading Menlo Park's economic development office for a little over five years, and the housing office for more than...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 14, 2018 at 2:44 pm | 11 comments | 4059 Views

MENLO PARK

Porta Blu opens in Menlo Park hotel

Porta Blu, a restaurant combining Mediterranean and California cuisines, is now open inside the [https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/04/02/11-story-hotel-nia-opens-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 14, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 4045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire board: Planning for future is top priority

Ensuring the Menlo Park Fire Protection District "has the necessary financial, leadership and property resources needed to...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 14, 2018 at 10:28 am | 8 comments | 3029 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Worker says his stolen tools are listed for sale on Facebook

Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/04/12/police-calls-worker-says-his-stolen-tools...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Apr 13, 2018 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 2076 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic, school, jobs/housing ratio top list of worries about Facebook's proposed 'Willow Village'

During a lengthy study session with the Menlo Park City Council on March 27, many preliminary questions were raised about...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Lily, on Apr 13, 2018 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 6064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook's Zuckerberg takes pressure from local congresswoman in Washington hearings

Local Representative Anna Eshoo was among members of Congress who grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during his testimony...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 12, 2018 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1823 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Suspicious substance prompts temporary closure of police department, City Hall

The Menlo Park Police Department and City Hall were closed for a little more than an hour the morning of Thursday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Jenson, on Apr 12, 2018 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 3942 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

280-Alpine Intersection

Every day, I see drivers heading East towards 280 from menlo park blow through the intersection at Alpine and 280. I myself...

Original post made by Observer on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by MP - PV - MP driver, on Apr 12, 2018 at 12:55 pm | 10 comments | 1362 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Three contested races for county offices on June ballot

The primary election set for June 5 includes candidates for statewide offices and for seats in Congress, but also San Mateo...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 11, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 8 comments | 3495 Views

MENLO PARK

Bat bites runner in West Menlo Park

Around dusk on Tuesday, April 3, a bat with a wingspan of about 5 inches landed on the forearm of a 59-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Countess Bathory, on Apr 11, 2018 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 7628 Views

AROUND TOWN

American Dream in Menlo Park

It’s not easy to for working class families to live in Menlo Park. Today’s Almanac featured an article about a family...

Original post made by kbehroozi on Apr. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1160 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police get calls from people seeking help with Facebook

As Facebook's hometown cops, members of the Menlo Park Police Department often field calls from perturbed Facebook users...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Apr 11, 2018 at 1:51 pm | 4 comments | 2897 Views

ATHERTON

Boy linked to M-A lockdown now with child protective services

An Atherton police sergeant said the teen whose "selfie" with a gun led to the lockdown of Menlo-Atherton High School last...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by True?, on Apr 11, 2018 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 3306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baylands trails open again

Sections of the Bay Trail closed due to construction were set to reopen Monday, according to the San Francisquito Creek Joint...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by M Cohen , on Apr 11, 2018 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 3069 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Commercially cultivated marijuana gets green light on split vote

In a rare split decision, the Portola Valley Town Council on March 28 voted 3-2 to approve an ordinance, recommended by the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by confused resident, on Apr 11, 2018 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 2641 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton is wealthiest community in nation, Bloomberg says

It makes a certain amount of sense - Atherton, the town repeatedly found to have the most expensive real estate in the country,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by Realism, on Apr 9, 2018 at 1:18 pm | 17 comments | 8444 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council hashes out details of potential 'charter' city ballot measure

The Menlo Park City Council may yet bring before voters a proposal to create fundamental shifts in how the city runs, but...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by district 3, on Apr 9, 2018 at 12:13 pm | 5 comments | 2474 Views
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