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AROUND TOWN

New poll finds 71% of Bay Area residents think quality of life has declined

Bay Area residents grappling with the high cost of living, growing homelessness and high taxes say the quality of life has...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Oct 14, 2021 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 2809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Vote no on Measure B, Menlo Park school district's latest parcel tax initiative

In a guest opinion, Mark Hinkle argues why Menlo Park City School District voters should oppose Measure B, a parcel tax increase...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Oct 12, 2021 at 8:10 pm | 13 comments | 3019 Views

SPORTS

New children's book by locally grown author encourages youth activism

Marissa McGee, a former elementary school teacher, was out shopping for shampoo one day when she saw something that bothered...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
Last comment by , on Oct 12, 2021 at 6:22 am | 1 comment | 3180 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Measure B is the right solution for the future of Menlo Park's students

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident Peter Carpenter writes why Menlo Park City School District voters should vote in...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2021
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Oct 9, 2021 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 2415 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure B is the right solution for the future of Menlo Park's students

Measure B is a long-term financial solution that allows Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) to continue delivering superior...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Public Education Supporter, on Oct 9, 2021 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 796 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tesla to move headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc., confirmed Thursday afternoon what many have long suspected: The electric vehicle and energy...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 8, 2021 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 3661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for lifting mask mandate announced by Bay Area health officers

The counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma and the City of Berkeley...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Janice Selznick, on Oct 8, 2021 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 3276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Examining myths about switching from gas to electric

In a guest opinion, Josie Gaillard, a Menlo Park resident and Environmental Quality Commission member, writes about answers...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by new guy, on Oct 8, 2021 at 8:58 am | 30 comments | 4193 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside moves ballot measure election to November

A townwide election to allow for more outdoor gatherings in Woodside has been postponed to November because the first election...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Oct 6, 2021 at 8:38 pm | 4 comments | 2631 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Examining myths about switching from gas to electric

In a guest opinion, Josie Gaillard, a Menlo Park resident and Environmental Quality Commission member, writes about answers...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 6, 2021 at 8:21 pm | 23 comments | 1635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales: Atherton estate tops week's sales at $30.5M

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Atherton recorded the highest sale at $30.5 million for a six-bedroom...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7003 Views

OTHER TOPICS

As bidding wars cool, is a Peninsula housing crash on the way?

As we roll through summer, many families are finally getting away for their first vacation since 2020. With fewer active...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Oct 6, 2021 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 10561 Views

FICTION

Elizabeth Holmes' defense challenges lab director's testimony about Theranos testing procedures

The defense for Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO of the blood-testing company Theranos who is on trial for fraud, spent much...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3080 Views

MENLO PARK

Air quality advisory in effect Monday due to wildfire smoke

Wildfire smoke from southern Sierra blazes will continue to bring haze to Bay Area skies through Monday, air district officials...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1578 Views

MENLO PARK

San Mateo County begins offering vaccine boosters for eligible individuals

San Mateo County health officials on Friday, Oct. 1, began offering Pfizer boosters to eligible individuals at clinics countywide....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3381 Views

MENLO PARK

'Neighborhood Pizza Guy' takes pizza project to Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood

Next time you go to Cafe Zoe on a weekend, you may just be able to pick up a pizza too. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/10/01/neighborhood-pizza-guy...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by Concerned Citizen in Menlo Park, on Oct 4, 2021 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 3888 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: It's time for real protection of our green spaces in Menlo Park

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident Bob Dickinson calls on "a ballot measure to enact enduring protection for our parks...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by Bob Dickinson, on Oct 4, 2021 at 5:04 pm | 4 comments | 2549 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cool Cafe at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center closes after 20 years

After closing in March 2020 during the initial COVID-19 lockdown, the Cool Cafe at Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by lspw, on Oct 4, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 4364 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: How to get on board with Menlo Park's climate action plan

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park residents Brielle Johnck and Steve Schmidt write about questions they have in response to...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Oct 2, 2021 at 1:01 am | 12 comments | 1458 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Feldman's Books to celebrate new Curtis Street location

Feldman's Books, Menlo Park's 25-year-old and last remaining used bookstore, has relocated from one of the city's oldest...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by BookStore Volunteer, on Oct 1, 2021 at 6:33 pm | 2 comments | 3602 Views
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