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State leaders hail decision to drop census citizenship question

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday dropped its plan to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Tiananmen Square West, on Jul 5, 2019 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 969 Views

WOODSIDE

Midpeninsula celebrates Independence Day

Locals can explore numerous Fourth of July festivities this week, including the traditional parade sponsored by the city...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 5, 2019 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 1368 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Let's tackle the moral crisis of our time: affordable housing

Portola Valley planners know that ideal communities have people of all income levels and all ages. If we do not grow, we...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2019
Last comment by Homer, on Jul 5, 2019 at 1:59 pm | 8 comments | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two Woodside friends brave six-day race in Moroccan Desert

"Brutal." That's how Joel Butler describes one of the toughest races in the world -- a six-day footrace roughly equivalent...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Jul 5, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man convicted of attacking octogenarian mother

A Menlo Park man who attacked his 83-year-old mother in September 2016 has been found guilty of felonies of elder abuse,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Concerned , on Jul 5, 2019 at 6:21 am | 5 comments | 2874 Views

MENLO PARK

Who removed the right turn lane at the start of Santa Cruz Ave?

Who is responsible for removing the right turn lane and creating traffic backups on Alameda de las Pulgas? Is this a MP decision?...

Original post made by new guy on Jul. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 130 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man seriously injured in late Tuesday shooting

A man was shot multiple times late Tuesday night (July 2) in Menlo Park, according to police. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/07/03/menlo-park-man-se...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2598 Views

WOODSIDE

Wildfire meeting sparks thoughts on readiness as seasonal threat looms

More than 200 residents received advice on wildfire prevention -- such as creating vegetation-free space around their homes...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by Donny Bareface, on Jul 2, 2019 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1357 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: No hazardous material in Facebook mail room

A Facebook spokesman said authorities have found no dangerous substances in a mail and package room at the tech giant's Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by gossip, innuendo, exaggeration, confusion, on Jul 2, 2019 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 1201 Views

WOODSIDE

Motorcyclist dies after Highway 84 collision

A motorcyclist died Sunday afternoon (June 30) after his motorcycle crashed into a truck on Highway 84, the California Highway...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2019
Last comment by Bob Rosenberg , on Jul 1, 2019 at 10:03 pm | 5 comments | 2378 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park set to enact cannabis business ban

Citing a lack of public pushback to the city's nearly two-year moratorium on cannabis businesses in Menlo Park, the City...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Jul 1, 2019 at 9:09 pm | 29 comments | 2315 Views

MENLO PARK

Sarin detected at Facebook facility

Firefighters with hazardous materials training are setting up at Facebook's shipping and receiving building in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1407 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County questions terms of Stanford's $4.7B offer

Stanford announced Monday an offer to Santa Clara County to commit $4.7 billion toward local housing, transportation and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by Question , on Jun 29, 2019 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 3041 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley school district’s budget sound, but $1.2 million in cuts may come if parcel tax isn’t renewed

The Portola Valley School District's budget remains healthy, but the district will need to make over $1 million in budget...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2019
Last comment by enough, on Jun 29, 2019 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 1368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'This is not saying we're anti-charter.' Ravenswood school board backs state charter bills

The Ravenswood City school board unanimously approved Thursday night a charter school moratorium that throws their support...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by Funding, on Jun 28, 2019 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 1183 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission backs Stanford's campus expansion

Stanford University's bid to massively expand its campus received the Santa Clara County Planning Commission's endorsement...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by Happy Resident, on Jun 28, 2019 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

WOODSIDE

State releases new earthquake hazards map

The Woodside area has a new reference for liquefaction and earthquake-induced landslide hazards in the form of an online...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Jun 28, 2019 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 1658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Council signs off on $160K contract for Belle Haven Library designs

Efforts to build a new Belle Haven Library moved forward on June 18 after the Menlo Park City Council unanimously approved...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 27, 2019 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1158 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley aboard the pickleball bandwagon

Portola Valley is among hundreds of communities nationwide that are getting addicted to a sport with the strange name of...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Monica Williams, on Jun 27, 2019 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1451 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Skyline slaying suspect also of Yemeni ancestry

Malik Dosouqi, the suspect in the Skyline Boulevard double homicide case, shared a Yemeni ancestry with one of the victims...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 27, 2019 at 8:24 am | 6 comments | 2423 Views
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