Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton Leo Club Veterans Giving Tree

The Menlo-Atherton Leo Club proudly delivered gifts for over 30 Veterans in the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)...

Original post made by M-A Leo Club on Mar. 26, 2022
There are no comments yet. 256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Knoll students stage peace walks to show support for Ukrainian children and other refugees

Menlo Park students staged peace walks on their school track this week to show solidarity with the estimated 4.3 million...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Newsom makes his offer on gas tax rebate

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed $11 billion in a California tax rebate to offset high gas prices, including $400 debit cards...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Mar 25, 2022 at 7:00 am | 3 comments | 1598 Views

MENLO PARK

Environmental Committee member is 'disheartened' Atherton tabled ban on gas-powered leaf blowers

Atherton is holding off on any further restrictions on gas-powered leaf blowers until later this year, amid conflicting opinions...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Mar 22, 2022 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 2690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six people arrested for purchasing alcohol for minors in Menlo Park

Six people were arrested on Saturday, March 12, for purchasing alcohol for minors, according to the Menlo Park Police Department. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Frozen, on Mar 22, 2022 at 1:15 pm | 10 comments | 6787 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Here's how state lawmakers want to help Californians facing high gas prices

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed pausing tax increase on gas sellers and Republican state lawmakers have pushed for suspending...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Mar 22, 2022 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 2259 Views

MENLO PARK

With reluctance, Menlo Park approves El Camino Real street development near Stanford's Middle Plaza project

In a reversal, Menlo Park City Council voted to remove parking spots by a strip of El Camino Real businesses to move forward...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 21, 2022 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 9779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian fatally struck on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park Friday morning

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a northbound train between Watkins and Encinal avenues in Menlo Park on Friday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2022
Last comment by Steve_J, on Mar 19, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 5871 Views

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto city manager announces resignation

Jaime Fontes made public a brief letter he sent to Mayor Ruben Abrica on Monday, stating that he would leave on April 30...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm 2, on Mar 16, 2022 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 3743 Views

MENLO PARK

Californians used more water as state braces for another dry year

New data from urban areas suggests that people are ignoring the governor's pleas for voluntary conservation during the drought....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2022
Last comment by PammyJ, on Mar 16, 2022 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

OTHER TOPICS

$50 million construction project kicks off at Ravenswood middle school

Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle School's campus will undergo a makeover that's expected to be completed in December 2023....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Mar 16, 2022 at 7:16 am | 5 comments | 2527 Views

MENLO PARK

City Residents Create Elevate Art Menlo Park

Three residents have announced Elevate Art Menlo Park, a new local nonprofit that brings engaging contemporary art to public...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Mar. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 179 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia district to lift its indoor mask mandate next week

For the first time in two years, students and teachers in the Sequoia Union High School District will have the option to...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2022
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Mar 14, 2022 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 1971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What people get wrong about first-generation college students

The CalMatters College Journalism Network spoke with first-generation college students across the state about the challenges...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2022
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Mar 13, 2022 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2766 Views

MOVIES

'The Dropout' brings Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos scandal to life

Amanda Seyfried stars as disgraced tech CEO Elizabeth Holmes in "The Dropout," an eight-part Hulu series about the Theranos...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by MuchAdo, on Mar 10, 2022 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2005 Views

MENLO PARK

Executive director of Kepler's popular speaker series is stepping down

Jean Forstner is stepping down from Kepler's Literary Foundation as executive director after leading its community programs...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2022
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Mar 9, 2022 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 1905 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Webb Ranch on lockdown after virus outbreak sickens dozens of horses

For more than a month, Webb Ranch in Portola Valley has been dealing with its own pandemic lockdown due to an outbreak of...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 799 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Dinner and a show: 12 must-visit destinations for dining and entertainment on the Peninsula

From pubs and coffee shops to Coastside distilleries and cocktail bars, we've rounded up 12 nearby destinations for dining...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
Last comment by Concerned Citizen in Menlo Park, on Mar 8, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2077 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants a crosswalk, median strip, bike lanes and parking on El Camino, but can't fit it all in

Menlo Park is holding off on removing parking spaces near Stanford University's new Middle Plaza project on El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2022
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Mar 7, 2022 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 3209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park City Council Briefs: Expanded eligibility for affordable housing; Utilities tax for residents renewed

In this week's City Council meeting, Menlo Park expands preference criteria for Below Market Rate housing program; and maintains...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 6, 2022 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 1886 Views
<< < 2 3 4 5 6 > >>
Page 4 of 814

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Almanac Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.

Palo Alto location of popular Austrian restaurant Naschmarkt opens May 17
By The Peninsula Foodist | 1 comment | 2,976 views

We need stable, climate-forward land use policies
By Sherry Listgarten | 5 comments | 2,869 views

Use Your Words!
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,501 views

Dehydrating for Backpacking and Camping
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 1,400 views