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AROUND TOWN

Atherton not happy being left out of fire station study

Atherton's City Council has unanimously approved a strongly worded letter to the fire district, berating it for not including...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 1, 2017 at 10:13 am | 30 comments | 3576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New east-west bike route trial moves forward

Who knew that a proposal to add some white paint on some roads could induce at least 20 people to wait through hours of...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Apr 30, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 30 comments | 4551 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Fire district holds community meeting in Belle Haven

A promise to meet with Belle Haven residents to talk about fire services will be fulfilled on Saturday, April 29, when the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 13 comments | 1730 Views

MENLO PARK

car vs bicycle hit-and-run on Santa Cruz Ave this morning (Saturday 9:46am)

I read on the CHP log that a bicyclist was hit by a car on Santa Cruz Ave at 9:46am on Saturday morning (April 29). The bicyclist...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 421 Views

AROUND TOWN

U.S. judge blocks Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday (April 25) blocked an executive order by President Donald Trump that threatened...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by petsm, on Apr 28, 2017 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 1664 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents fear being landlocked in emergencies

The Skywood Acres neighborhood in Woodside has a single entry point, from La Honda Road via Skywood Way. Mudslides on La...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Bbooks, on Apr 27, 2017 at 5:14 pm | 6 comments | 2443 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside town hall: Eshoo goes after Trump on tax-return secrecy

President Donald Trump's tax returns and his refusal to release them was topic No. 1 for Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, who...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 27, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 8 comments | 2141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Chelsea Clinton draws large crowd at Kepler's

Chelsea Clinton, former First Daughter and the closest person to date to earning the title from both parents, came to Kepler's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same, on Apr 27, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 3005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth mental health clinic opens in Menlo Park

More than four months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a youth mental health center, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by LCCRuns, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 3226 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two iron workers injured at site of new Facebook building

Two iron workers at the construction site of a new Facebook building in Menlo Park were injured Wednesday after part of the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mary Ann MP, on Apr 27, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory 2017 Access Group

WANTED: a team of high school actors with cognitive and/or learning disabilities to explore, create, and perform with us...

Original post made by Madeline Napel on Apr. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 356 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Artscene: Menlowe Ballet performs 'Floraison' in Atherton

This spring Menlowe Ballet is showcasing its own blossoming talent with "Floraison," a program devoted to works created and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Andressa, on Apr 27, 2017 at 6:25 am | 4 comments | 1076 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight in Portola Valley: Five authors and their stories

The Arts Guild of Portola Valley holds its first event tonight (April 26) when five authors tell their stories from 7 to...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by CJ, on Apr 27, 2017 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 1712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary schools host big science, engineering events

Science and engineering are taking center stage at local elementary schools this week, with a STEAM night Wednesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Janet Meister, on Apr 26, 2017 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

AROUND TOWN

20th Anniversary of San Mateo County's largest unsolved homicide - One of the deadliest residential structure fires in the Nation

April 26, 1997, twenty years ago, in the City of East Palo, at 6.09 am, firefighters with the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 26, 2017 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 562 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Which Trump policy will have the greatest effect on Menlo Park?

The wall? Repeal ObamaCare? Breaking apart the EU and NATO? Trade war (or worse) with China? Opening arctic...

Original post made by Labs on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by trading desk, on Apr 26, 2017 at 2:10 pm | 16 comments | 829 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside tonight: New rules for secondary dwelling units?

Woodside's Town Council may revise tonight (March 14) zoning rules governing the building and use of accessory dwelling units...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 26, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 4 comments | 1946 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds

San Francisco and Peninsula elected officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to approve federal funding for...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by TedSal, on Apr 26, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two nonprofits merging; both help students from lower-income families

Peninsula Bridge, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, announced April 26 that the organization will merge with Building Futures...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have aspirations to become a news reporter?

The Almanac is looking for summer interns with an interest in learning news reporting skills for online and print. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1052 Views
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