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WOODSIDE

Fear is obscuring the benefits to more housing in Woodside

On April 25, my spouse and I attended a special meeting of the Woodside Planning Commission about the Housing Element of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2022
Last comment by Woodside Lifer, on May 9, 2022 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 1349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park silent on extent of gymnastics program review

Although Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre released a letter to the community saying he had reviewed to his satisfaction...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 12, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Family Service Senior Peer Counseling Training

FREE training. Become a Senior Peer Counselor volunteer. Expand your skills & knowledge. Offer supportive listening & understanding...

Original post made by Volunteer Opportunity on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1335 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Weekly Peaceful Sidewalk Demonstrations every Friday, noon - 1 in Palo Alto

Ongoing noon-1 demonstration EVERY FRIDAY on peace and justice issues sponsored by the local Women's Intl. League for Peace...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Aug. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond debt should be serviced by funds from sale or lease of school district properties

Since the vote threshold for school bond measures was lowered to 55%, total school bond debt in San Mateo County has risen...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 2, 2019 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 1325 Views

SPORTS

Seeking Community Volunteers for the 2019 Phillips 66 National and Speedo Junior National Swimming Championships (July 31-August 4) at Stanford University.

Volunteers are needed to assist with the 2019 Phillips 66 National and Speedo Junior National Swimming Championships this...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on May. 23, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1324 Views

MENLO PARK

missed opportunity for housing

Menlo Park is once again favoring more office space over development of more housing. This coming Tuesday the city council...

Original post made by concerned resident on Aug. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1322 Views

OTHER TOPICS

noon to 1pm Apr. 20 - TODAY demonstration outside Town & Country - Earth day support; support students against gun violence

There will be a peaceful "sidewalk demonstration" TODAY, Fri. Apr. 20, from noon-1pm at the corner of El Camino and Embarcadero...

Original post made by peace&anti gun activist on Apr. 20, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1322 Views

AROUND TOWN

County OKs airport landing fees; they'll offset some Surf Air costs

Landing fees that will offset some of the additional operating costs incurred by the San Carlos Airport since Surf Air started...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 4 comments | 1322 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Study shows lower lifetime earning for pandemic-era students

Students nationwide face lower earnings over their lifetime because of a loss of education during the pandemic, a Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2023
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 6, 2023 at 3:15 am | 1 comment | 1320 Views

MENLO PARK

In controversial vote, council picks new firm for Menlo Park's legal services

<B>In a tense 3-2 vote, the Menlo Park City Council opted to end its decadeslong ties with the Menlo Park-based law firm...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
Last comment by Ali Mad, on Mar 9, 2021 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1316 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peaceful Sidewalk Demonstrations every Friday, noon - 1 in Palo Alto

I invite all community members and activists concerned about poverty, racism, militarism and ecological damage to our earth,...

Original post made by Judy Adams on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by Kelp Bed, on May 30, 2018 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Colder temperatures and king tides in the Bay Area's five-day forecast

Dry weather in the Bay Area's forecast is a welcome relief from recent storms, but it will bring chilly temperatures for...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Water Wary, on Jan 19, 2023 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park, on the forefront of climate action, should double down on goals

As a teenager heavily involved with climate action and who spends lots of time reading and learning about the climate crisis,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Nov 28, 2022 at 4:27 pm | 12 comments | 1312 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Earth Day documentary film program Apr. 27: Thirsty for Justice: The Struggle for the Human Right to Water

All are invited to the program at the Los Altos Public Library, Green Room (13 S. San Antonio Rd., Los Altos) 5-7 pm, free...

Original post made by Judy A on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Judy A, on Apr 20, 2019 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1307 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A generational call to action against climate change

If you were born after 1981, you are a part of the "Climate Generation" &#8212; the generation of people who have lived exceptionally...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2022
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 13, 2022 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 1307 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter to the editor

Stanford Wedge project Read the full letter here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2021/01/29/letter-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2021
Last comment by Rusty Day, on Jan 30, 2021 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1305 Views

MOVIES

"Ballerina's Tale" documentary film about African-American prima ballerina Misty Copeland: this Wed. Sept. 18 1pm

This engaging documentary will screen at Menlo Park's Little House Senior/Activity Center theater, just down the hall from...

Original post made by Judy A on Sep. 16, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1303 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven 2nd Class Citizens When It Comes To Traffic

The city council gives a few signs to Belle Haven for major traffic problem but the "wealthier" folks on North Lemon where...

Original post made by whatever on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jun 21, 2018 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1302 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park. Many Neighborhoods. One City.

I am so honored that my city would give almost 30% of its votes to me, an unknown, with no money, from the other side of...

Original post made by Cecilia Taylor on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 1297 Views
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