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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'I don't think there is trust on this board.' Fissures emerge between East Palo Alto school trustees during retreat

Nine months after an election created new dynamics on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education, the new and...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by EPA Resident, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park neighborhood hit with auto burglaries

Menlo Park police received reports of five auto burglaries that occurred in the same general vicinity during the early morning...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, 12 hours ago | 5 comments | 3313 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley school district to discuss possible parcel tax renewal

As Portola Valley students begin to file into classrooms next week for the start of the school year, school board members...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by TheMostRegressiveTax, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 925 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New Portola Valley school superintendent focuses on parcel tax, curriculum and communication

Roberta Zarea has been getting to know the Portola Valley School District since she became its superintendent on July 1....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by F.D. Wall, on Aug 18, 2019 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 1616 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park woman loses $25K in phone scam

A Menlo Park woman was apparently the victim of a phone scam when she mailed $25,000 to an address in New York because she...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Menlo Park high school opens, but construction is ongoing

TIDE Academy, a new high school in Menlo Park, opened for the first day of classes on Wednesday, Aug. 14, but construction...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by some guy from atherton, on Aug 17, 2019 at 7:43 pm | 5 comments | 4371 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Teague Hill blaze caused by illegal camp fire

An illegal camp fire was the cause of a wildfire in the Teague Hill Open Space Preserve in Woodside that broke out early...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Aug 17, 2019 at 10:25 am | 4 comments | 2462 Views

WOODSIDE

Bay Area mayors call for Senate action on gun safety laws

More than 20 Bay Area mayors, including four on the Midpeninsula, are among 249 across the country who have signed a letter...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Remove military style weapons, on Aug 16, 2019 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 1516 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council rules on Menlo Country Club noise ruckus

Debbie Mendelson bought her home on Sheridan Way in Woodside more than 30 years ago, but she says it wasn't until after she...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by Laughing , on Aug 15, 2019 at 11:33 pm | 14 comments | 2928 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Village People' prepare to close up shop

Village Stationers, a family-owned stationery store with locations in Menlo Park and Los Altos, will be closing its doors...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Mom, on Aug 14, 2019 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 2476 Views

MENLO PARK

Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley next month

Two private parties at the historic Alpine Inn, a Portola Valley institution that was recently sold and closed for renovation,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by Ima Good Boi, on Aug 14, 2019 at 5:01 pm | 32 comments | 16650 Views

AROUND TOWN

$875,00 Lawsuit Settlement to Sewer General Manager

Oh my goodness ! How in the world does one man deserve a settlement of $875,000? That's incredible! Daniel Child was...

Original post made by Observer II on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Aug 14, 2019 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood could embark on districtwide naming process

Community concern about losing East Palo Alto's recognition of Cesar Chavez with the phasing out of a middle school named...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by ex resident, on Aug 13, 2019 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As KIPP seeks to open new high school, school board expresses reservations

The national charter school organization KIPP is seeking to expand its presence in San Mateo County with a new high school...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 13, 2019 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 2059 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Government/business collaboration has led city into a mess

The congestion issues we face are a good example of government and business collaborating to pursue their own interests,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by Whaaaa, on Aug 12, 2019 at 8:15 pm | 11 comments | 1689 Views

MENLO PARK

Alleged Safeway shoplifter who threatened employees arrested

Menlo Park police have arrested a 28-year-old man who allegedly threatened Safeway employees with a knife while shoplifting...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 12, 2019 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 1616 Views

MENLO PARK

One person seriously injured, another arrested after U.S. 101 collision

One person was taken to a hospital and another was arrested on suspicion of DUI following a five-vehicle collision on northbound...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2019 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 2147 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman who embezzled charitable funds from Menlo Park insurance company to serve jail time

A 59-year-old Fremont resident was sentenced Aug. 7 to three months in county jail after pleading no contest to embezzling...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Aug 9, 2019 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 1638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second principal of TIDE Academy leaves before new school opens

TIDE Academy, a new magnet high school in Menlo Park set to open Aug. 14, is still working to fill staff positions after...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Aug 9, 2019 at 12:08 pm | 7 comments | 3614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley rape suspect convicted on all seven counts

A San Francisco man was found guilty by a jury in Redwood City on Thursday (Aug. 8) of the forcible rape of his girlfriend...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2105 Views
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