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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Commission recommends approval of plans to cut down 99 heritage trees

The Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission recommended Aug. 31 that requests to cut down 99 heritage trees on three...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Trees!, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:15 am | 27 comments | 7851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo announces Nathaniel Healy as new head of school

The assistant head of a Seattle private school will become the new head at Menlo School July 1, Menlo announced Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 7848 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bobcat visits a Portola Valley home

It was about 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, when Ron Johnson of the Alpine Hills neighborhood, in his hand a single-lens reflex...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ann, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 7848 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump won't be coming to Atherton after all, police chief says

Atherton will not be the destination of President Donald Trump as he makes his political fundraising visit to the Bay Area...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Welcome Trump and Protesters, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:28 pm | 25 comments | 7847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farewell from the publisher: Guiding the Almanac has been a rewarding adventure

As I retire from the Almanac after more than 20 years as publisher, it is rewarding to look back at what a fascinating job...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Jul 3, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 11 comments | 7842 Views

SPORTS

Local cyclists re-create strenuous Irish ride for 87-year-old fellow rider

Shaun Brennan, at 87 the senior member of the Geezi (they say it's plural for geezer) bike group, was unable to make his...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Tremendous!, on Sep 7, 2018 at 6:20 am | 2 comments | 7837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water board tells Stanford it supports removing Searsville Dam

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 7836 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

President Outgunned

If the media would’ve been straight with us, the American citizens, we would not have been in a situation like this, where...

Original post made by Harry Roussard on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by ObamaCare jobs, on Mar 7, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 33 comments | 7835 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo shares details of health care proposal

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, talked about the need for health care reform, the status of the current proposals and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Get your head out of the sand, on Sep 1, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 42 comments | 7834 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Councilman asked for $500,000 loan, says Atherton resident who is suing town

Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala is accused of asking for a large personal loan from a man who is suing Atherton in federal...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Suzie, on Mar 31, 2010 at 9:58 am | 18 comments | 7834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High student killed by train; school mourns

The 16-year-old male killed by Caltrain Tuesday morning at the East Meadow Drive crossing was a student at Gunn High School,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by pragmatic, on May 6, 2009 at 11:38 am | 6 comments | 7832 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Man fires shot at car carrying his brother, sparking shelter-in-place order before he surrenders

A man who allegedly fired at a car that carried his brother and three other people, including a child, in Atherton was arrested...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2020
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 4, 2020 at 1:35 pm | 6 comments | 7832 Views

ATHERTON

Facing mounting pressure, Atherton adds multifamily housing back into its housing plans

Facing pressure from the state to plan for more housing, the Atherton City Council added a strip of multifamily zoning along...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Tecsi, on Jan 16, 2023 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 7832 Views

MENLO PARK

First look at Arrillaga's Menlo Park development

An eight-acre span of car lots on El Camino Real will turn into a mixed-use complex of medical offices, offices, retail and...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by crony capitalism, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:53 am | 52 comments | 7831 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Was the Menlo Park council asleep at the wheel?

Menlo Park voters are facing an election this fall that will shape the future of our little city. Who is responsible for...

Original post made by Steve Schmidt on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2014 at 7:04 am | 40 comments | 7830 Views

WOODSIDE

Worth a Look

The Menlo Park-based dance company Menlowe Ballet, which offers audiences a blend of classical, contemporary and cultural...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 7828 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Firefighters return from Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts

Some of the Bay Area firefighters who have been helping with water rescue efforts in Texas in response to flooding from Hurricane...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 8, 2017 at 2:57 am | 5 comments | 7827 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A lost Palo Alto couple. A 'miraculous' rescue. Here's what happened to Ian Irwin and Carol Kiparsky.

In their first interview since their rescue in February, Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin describe how their...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by dee, on Dec 9, 2020 at 6:44 pm | 4 comments | 7827 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Weekend demonstrations extend into Monday as Peninsula residents protest death of George Floyd

Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park and into Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in the wake of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 7820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing march in North Fair Oaks reveals deep anxiety over displacement

An estimated 400 people took to the streets of Redwood City and North Fair Oaks on Oct. 21 to protest evictions and rent...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Christina, on Nov 5, 2016 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 7818 Views
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