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ATHERTON

Atherton mayor endorses newcomer for council over incumbent

Atherton Mayor Rick DeGolia has endorsed Diana Hawkins-Manuelian, who is challenging incumbents Elizabeth Lewis and Cary...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 19, 2020 at 8:37 pm | 6 comments | 759 Views

ATHERTON

Meet the four candidates for two Atherton council seats

There are four people vying for two open seats on the Atherton City Council this November, marking the first time in six...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 19, 2020 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 4268 Views

MOVIES

Portola Valley: Virtual roundtable on policing, race and justice Monday

The town of Portola Valley is hosting a virtual panel and Q&A on Monday, Oct. 19, entitled "Policing, Race & Justice in the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2827 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Halloween during a pandemic doesn't have to be scary

In an op-ed in the Oct. 16 issue, school superintendents Erik Burmeister, Beth Polito and Gina Sudaria implore families to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3502 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest Opinions: Arguments for, against Caltrain's Measure RR

Read guest opinions for and against Measure RR, a proposed eighth-cent sales tax in San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Oct 17, 2020 at 10:42 am | 3 comments | 7494 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Leveling the ground: Yes on Proposition 15

In a guest opinion in the Oct. 2 edition, Menlo Park resident Karen Grove writes about why she supports Proposition 15, the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2020
Last comment by sr21, on Oct 17, 2020 at 8:01 am | 18 comments | 6180 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police on search for duo in overnight crime spree

Palo Alto police detectives are investigating an early Monday morning crime spree after burglars entered two homes, prowled...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3282 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia district fields and tennis courts to reopen this weekend

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high school fields and tennis courts will reopen this weekend. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/10/16/sequoia-district-f...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2467 Views

MENLO PARK

Proposal to add apartments, shop, restaurant and townhomes in Allied Arts moves forward

A proposal to replace the commercial building and four housing units at the corner of El Camino Real and Cambridge Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by HazelLee, on Oct 17, 2020 at 12:41 am | 2 comments | 4491 Views

ATHERTON

Three compete for two Menlo Park school board seats

How to safely reopen schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic is among the challenges facing the three candidates running for two...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged robber causes scare with replica handgun at Stanford Shopping Center

A man who reportedly had a gun at Stanford Shopping Center was arrested by Palo Alto police on Saturday for allegedly taking...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by awatkins, on Oct 16, 2020 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 2792 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vote-by-mail fail: When a ballot arrives that isn't for you

More than 21 million ballots are now in various stages of transit across California. They are in mail trucks and mail boxes....

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1736 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First graders return to Portola Valley schools

"Keep one horse length apart" read signs at Ormondale Elementary School, as first graders trickled into classrooms Monday,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3550 Views

MOVIES

San Mateo County to launch COVID-19 compliance unit

Starting Monday, Oct. 19, San Mateo County will launch a COVID-19 compliance unit that will warn and cite businesses that...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2896 Views

MOVIES

Nearly 1,700 PG&E customers in San Mateo County to lose power for up to two days

Power shut-offs are scheduled for about 1,700 PG&E customers in San Mateo County starting tonight that are set to last up...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by jgftw, on Oct 15, 2020 at 10:51 pm | 1 comment | 7438 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police arrest three men who allegedly robbed youths at Flood Park

Three men were arrested in connection with the robbery of two juveniles Monday afternoon at Flood Park in Menlo Park, police...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 15, 2020 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 2691 Views

ATHERTON

Watch the Ravenswood school board candidates discuss top issues

Through videos, get to know this year's candidates for the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees and find out...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1707 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's playgrounds to reopen by month's end

Seven months after Menlo Park's playgrounds were roped off with caution tape and closed to the public, the city's youngest...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Elizabeth Lewis and Cary Wiest for Atherton City Council

The debate over whether Atherton should "detach" from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and contract out for emergency...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 14, 2020 at 4:20 pm | 3 comments | 2839 Views

MENLO PARK

A Menlo Park City Council candidate has alleged another campaign discouraged him from running. What really happened?

Max Fennell, who is running for Menlo Park's District 3 seat on the City Council has alleged that another campaign tried...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 14, 2020 at 1:43 pm | 46 comments | 6026 Views
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