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New voting technology on the way in San Mateo County

San Mateo County will have new voting technology for its Nov. 5 elections. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/07/10/new-voting-technology-on-the-way-in-...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Fonic, on Jul 11, 2019 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Under new leadership, Ravenswood to start school consolidation process

The Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto is starting to discuss consolidating schools -- a process that's sure...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by S H, on Jul 10, 2019 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

MENLO PARK

Equity for Menlo Park students discussed at school district meeting

Council members, residents and community organizers attended a Menlo Park City School District study session about student...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Train Fan, on Jul 9, 2019 at 7:16 pm | 10 comments | 1686 Views

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Share your experience with Peninsula Clean Energy

Dear Almanac readers, I'll be writing a story next month about Peninsula Clean Energy, and am hoping to feature different...

Original post made by Matthew Vollrath on Jul. 9, 2019
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AROUND TOWN

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 Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jul 9, 2019 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 969 Views

MENLO PARK

Are you prepared for a Bay Area earthquake?

Following a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on July 4 and a 7.1-magnitude one on July 5 -- both of which originated near Ridgecrest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Jul 9, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Josh Becker endorsed by governor for state Senate

Josh Becker, a Menlo Park resident running for California state Senate in District 13 next year, has landed an endorsement...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2019
Last comment by Thomas Paine, on Jul 9, 2019 at 11:37 am | 10 comments | 2520 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Judge finds witness tampering in ADA lawsuit

Two defendants have been caught tampering with a witness in a lawsuit against a San Jose law firm that has sued thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by crooksd, on Jul 9, 2019 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 2678 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Little agreement on sites for Portola Valley affordable housing

Portola Valley officials seem to be stuck between a rock and a hard place in terms of meeting increasing pressures from Sacramento...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by Invisible Hand, on Jul 8, 2019 at 4:51 pm | 3 comments | 1903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RCSD pursuing Menlo Church for lease of Adelante campus

The Redwood City School District has done the following regarding the disposition of three campuses and the Adminstration...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 30, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 8, 2019 at 2:37 pm | 6 comments | 419 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Manzanita Talks move forward

Efforts to bring together public and private sector leaders to talk about how to address regional transportation problems...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Court Skinner, on Jul 7, 2019 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Survey suggests details of possible development on Bay's salt flats

A recent survey sent to certain Menlo Park residents floated the possibility of a development project on a 1,400-acre wetland...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Carolyn Chaney, on Jul 6, 2019 at 2:58 pm | 19 comments | 2535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Officials 'cautiously optimistic' about girl who nearly drowned in Burgess Pool

A 13-year-old girl who was rushed to the hospital after collapsing in Menlo Park's Burgess Pool following a swimming meet...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jessica Black, on Jul 6, 2019 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1695 Views

MENLO PARK

From Bach to the movies: Music@Menlo spans the centuries

This year's Music@Menlo festival highlights seven "Incredible Decades," transporting audiences from the age of Bach through...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Brendan G Carroll, on Jul 5, 2019 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 1184 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Child drowns in Atherton pool accident

A 3-year-old girl drowned on Thursday in the backyard swimming pool of an Atherton home during a party, town officials have...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Carlos Chilel, on Jul 5, 2019 at 7:36 pm | 6 comments | 6276 Views

FICTION

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 | 794 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 | 1159 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 | 1856 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 | 1684 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 | 2458 Views
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