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ATHERTON

ATHERTON - PLAYING WITH FIRE

For many years, the Atherton City Council has toyed with the idea of leaving the Fire District and instead either providing...

Original post made by Observer II on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 14, 2020 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating 25 Years of Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedic Services by Menlo Fire

After 12 years of a very difficult and uphill effort, the Menlo Park Fire District became the second Fire Agency in San Mateo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Isn't there a mask and glove requirement for all food store employees and deliverers of groceries and meals

All too often I observe grocery store employees, restaurant employees, Instacart and meal delivery folks who handle food...

Original post made by Whatever on May. 7, 2020
There are no comments yet. 712 Views

ATHERTON

Town to give it's contractor permission to start work at 7 AM and on Saturday

If you are building a home in Atherton your contractor cannot start work until 8 AM and cannot work on Saturday. However,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 15, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 710 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton considers reducing ECR to two lanes

"Due to the limited width of El Camino Real in Atherton, reconfiguration of the travel way will be necessary to provide...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 694 Views

MOVIES

Special livestream of documentary film "Hibakusha: Our Life to Live", noon to 2pm. Mon. Aug. 3. Honoring the 75th anniv. of Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombings (Aug. 6 and 9, 19450

All are invited to a free special film screening followed by a Q&A session with the producer/director David Rothauser. The...

Original post made by Judy A on Aug. 3, 2020
There are no comments yet. 692 Views

AROUND TOWN

How the Town of Atherton proposes to steal from the residents of the Fire District

The Town Council has no shame! These are just some of their proposals for ways in which Fire District funds could be...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 685 Views

MENLO PARK

Petition be circulated to Remove Public Benefit Bonus from ECR-NE Low Density zone

Remove Public Benefit Bonus from ECR-NE Low Density zone The ECR NE-L District is located on the east side of El Camino...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2018
There are no comments yet. 676 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local private school students return to campus

A teacher guides kindergartners into classrooms at Woodland School on Oct. 21 in a video posted on the Portola Valley school's...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2020
Last comment by , on Nov 27, 2020 at 3:15 am | 1 comment | 670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Virus outbreaks unavoidable as school campuses reopen, experts warn

As schools inch closer to reopening campuses in some parts of California, medical experts are warning that the spread of...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2020
There are no comments yet. 666 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC e-mail Deletion policy put on hold by Mike Callagy.

The Policy of deletion of e-mails after 90 days was set to go into effect February 1, 2019. Somebody placed the announcement...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artist Open Studio

May 18-19, join 5 artists at Jan Schachter's studio, 10 -5, 190 Golden Hills Drive, off of Westridge Jane Peterman: Ceramic...

Original post made by Jan Schachter on Apr. 28, 2019
There are no comments yet. 650 Views

OTHER TOPICS

thank you for dropping the paywall

It shows you care and are responsible to your readers. Thanks!...

Original post made by Leslie on Mar. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wed Sep 19 - Blanket Police Traffic Enforcement

Hello, It's that time of the year. Menlo Park, Atherton and surrounding areas will be blanketed by Police from all over...

Original post made by DC McGlynn on Sep. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 625 Views

MENLO PARK

Former mayor pens humor book from alien perspective

Mickie Winkler, a former Menlo Park City Council member and mayor, has released a humor book containing local anecdotes and...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2020
Last comment by Steve Schmidt, on Dec 6, 2020 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 620 Views

MENLO PARK

State Auditor High Critical (to say the least) report on High Speed Rail

The California State Auditor has just released a very critical report on the High Speed Rail Project and the Authority. One...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire Board to deny citizens the right to put items on its agenda

Fire Board, It has been proposed that this section of the Board policy Manual be removed in its entirety: Agenda...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 616 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Restore the Arctic, Restore the Climate: Tue. May 21, 1:30-2:30 Little House Distinguished Lecture Series

In 2018 Carol Sontag, an RN at the Palo Alto Unified School District and volunteer at Ice911, accompanied researchers from...

Original post made by Judy A on May. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 598 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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
There are no comments yet. 597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donate to support volunteer firefighters and local fire districts as the CZU Lightening Complex Fire nearly destroys their small communities.

This is an initiative of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, your gift via our partner, Philanthropic Ventures Foundation...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 29, 2020 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 576 Views
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