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ATHERTON

Atherton: City manager 'disheartened' by 'Nazi scum' graffiti on Town Hall wall

A defaced exterior wall on Atherton Town Hall is now clean, but the impact of the graffiti lingers for City Manager George...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Root cause, 38 minutes ago | 2 comments | 668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Vacated seat on fire board unfilled after five-hour meeting

The recently vacated seat on the five-member board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District remains open after a five-hour...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 44 minutes ago | 9 comments | 951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Talk: How to make 'safe routes to school' happen

Jen Wolosin, founder of Parents for Safe Routes, will give a talk, "Between Home and School: Why Safe Routes Matter and How...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, 1 hour ago | 23 comments | 1720 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park Council could approve two major Stanford projects

The Menlo Park City Council may settle some unfinished business with Stanford University Tuesday night. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Janelle London, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 799 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District moving to "zone-based" elections

Reading the handwriting-on-the-wall, the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors passed a resolution yesterday APPROVING...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 86 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Atherton police: Animal in photos not a mountain lion

The story has been updated: https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/09/20/atherton-mountain-lion-may-have-visited-sacred-heart-schools-campus ...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Sanosuke, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 2234 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park seeks lobbyist, communications consultant

The city of Menlo Park is searching for two consultants: one to represent the city interests in Washington, D.C., as a lobbyist...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Lobbyist waste of $$, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 445 Views

OTHER TOPICS

David Frum: The Conservative Case for Voting for Clinton; "I appreciate that Donald Trump is too slovenly and incompetent to qualify as a true dictator"

"To vote for Trump as a protest against Clinton’s faults would be like amputating a leg because of a sliver in the toe;...

Original post made by MacArthur on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by LA Rams????, on Sep 21, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 77 comments | 1902 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Trash pickup cost to rise

Menlo Park residents and businesses face increases in trash pickup costs over the next three years, some as steep as 60 percent. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 21, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 10 comments | 917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Even Quinton Kopp, former Chair of HSR Authority, is now against high speed rail...

From the former CHAIRMAN of the High Speed Rail Authority: "It is foolish, and it is almost a crime to sell bonds and encumber...

Original post made by pogo on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 71 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Grade-separation issue divides commissions

Presented with two options for how Menlo Park should separate Ravenswood Avenue (and possibly other roads) from the Caltrain...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Show the math, on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 809 Views

MENLO PARK

Coffeebar cafe coming to Chestnut Street in Menlo Park

The owner of a string of cafes in the Tahoe area is expanding to the Midpeninsula with a new outpost in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by MD, on Sep 21, 2017 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park mayor's 'community conversation' on education raises specter of secession

A meeting convened by Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith to discuss educational quality in eastern Menlo Park drew what appeared...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 21, 2017 at 5:50 am | 8 comments | 2396 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Breaking and entering, or just entering, via sliding glass door

Crime reports from West Menlo Park and Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/09/20/police-calls-breaking-and-entering-or-just-entering-via-sli...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by pv IS safe, on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 1099 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District "junket" to Kona Kai Resort & Spa

The ACHD annual meeting http://www.achd.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Annual-Meeting-2017-Schedule-of-Events.pdf to be attended...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 20, 2017 at 9:43 am | 10 comments | 328 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside extends moratorium on marijuana sale, cultivation

If a Woodside market were to carry marijuana muffins, provided they're on a high shelf, Town Councilman Daniel Yost said...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Pshh, on Sep 19, 2017 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 882 Views

ATHERTON

Police calls: $37K in handbags reported stolen at Atherton party

Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside and West Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/09/18/police-calls-37k-in-handbags-reported-stolen-at-ath...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by The insecure rich, on Sep 19, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 5 comments | 2749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park mayor hosts talk about education inequality

Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith will host a community conversation Monday, Sept. 18, about options the city might have to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 19, 2017 at 6:45 am | 16 comments | 3413 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mom wins a makeover

Instead of riding her bike to work, picking up the kids at school, or shopping for groceries, Gudrun Enger of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 18, 2017 at 9:43 pm | 3 comments | 4465 Views

AROUND TOWN

County asks federal transportation department to investigate Surf Air

The gloves appear to be off in San Mateo County's fight against Surf Air, just as the airline prepares for a major expansion. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by TurboMx, on Sep 18, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 3471 Views
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