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Menlo Park bicyclist struck by motorist, sustains major injuries

A Menlo Park man was struck by a motorist in the early morning darkness at Stanford University on Wednesday, according to...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 23, 2013 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 20558 Views

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Your COVID-19 vaccine questions — answered

We've compiled a list of who can currently get vaccinated in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, plus answers to common questions...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 21, 2021 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 20518 Views

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COVID-19 vaccine clinic at SFO opens to all San Mateo County residents for two days

A two-day vaccination clinic at San Francisco International Airport will provide drive-thru COVID-19 vaccinations for all...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2021
Last comment by Margaret L, on Feb 17, 2021 at 2:51 pm | 2 comments | 20099 Views

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Mark Rich of Menlo Park dies in plane crash

Menlo Park resident Mark Rich, 58, the husband of former longtime Menlo Park City School District board member Laura Rich,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Aug 22, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 19916 Views

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Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Vernon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 19774 Views

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Laurel parent files suit against PTO members, principal over alleged financial misconduct

A Laurel School parent has filed a lawsuit in San Mateo County alleging that the school's parent teacher organization (PTO)...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 22, 2021 at 9:43 am | 69 comments | 19213 Views

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Out-of-control wildfires grow to 40,000 acres in San Mateo, Santa Cruz counties

Wildfires blazing in Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties, dubbed the CZU August Lightning Complex fires, have merged and spread...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2020
There are no comments yet. 18601 Views

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Gov Romney explains how he differs from George W Bush

A question asked many times and never answered in the popular forum "Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?" (3199 views, 127...

Original post made by Wally on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by reality-based observer, on Nov 9, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 38 comments | 18232 Views

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Rally opposing Prop 8

Several community leaders in San Mateo County, including Supervisor Rich Gordon, will speak at a rally to oppose Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Pledge, on Nov 13, 2008 at 12:32 pm | 248 comments | 18212 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Grant Applications oversubscribed

In a press release from District PR guy, Don Shoecraft (a.k.a. MTK Communications http://www.almanacnews.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=8177),...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:41 am | 10 comments | 18115 Views

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Obituaries: A list of local residents who died recently

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Frederick Earl Judd, 95, Gayle Lensing Rimerman, 71, William John Gardner,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
There are no comments yet. 17883 Views

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Will Surf Air soon stop flying?

Surf Air's distinctive blue and white planes may soon disappear from Peninsula skies, but not because of continuing noise...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 6, 2018 at 9:14 pm | 55 comments | 17537 Views

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JFK-friend Paul 'Red' Fay dies in Woodside; they met in PT boat training during World War II

Paul Burgess "Red" Fay of Woodside was known for his close friendship with President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, whom he met...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Seth Hoffman, on Sep 26, 2009 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 17491 Views

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Veteran now considered competent to stand trial over Woodside shovel attack

Milo Mcintosh Imrie, a former Marine infantryman in Afghanistan, is now competent to stand trial in connection with a December...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 26, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 17161 Views

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Prevailing wage laws guarantee inefficiency in government.

Government agencies should not discriminate against contractors on the basis of wages paid to workers. That is a privileged...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 15, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 17135 Views

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Jean Lane, philanthropist and environmentalist, dies at 87

Jean Lane, a philanthropist, environmentalist, gardener and notable Portola Valley resident, died at her home on Nov. 18...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Philippe, on Dec 4, 2017 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 16577 Views

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How delegates are chosen in California

The primary election is important, but the ultimate choice of which candidates will be nominated is in the hands of the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Barbara Lee, on Jan 18, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 16208 Views

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Guest article: CDC says Lyme disease is much bigger risk than previously thought

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that Lyme disease is a much more significant health...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by barb, on Sep 7, 2013 at 6:50 am | 1 comment | 16204 Views

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14-year-old from Menlo Park reported missing

Wynne Lee, a 14-year-old from Menlo Park vanished from their family's home on Jan. 11, according to an alert from the National...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 16201 Views

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Symphony finds nearly all assets are missing

The Peninsula Symphony of Northern California has discovered that about $500,000 is missing from its endowment and operating...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Joel Greene, on Oct 14, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 16188 Views
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