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ATHERTON

How a curious kid from Atherton started and grew a global environmental news site

Rhett Butler says he was inspired to become a champion of the natural environment by a childhood full of family travel to...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Marilyn Wong, on Nov 9, 2017 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 5669 Views

MENLO PARK

Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Home sales information is provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Prop 13, on Nov 9, 2017 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunday: Logging's past brought to life in Woodside

Fallers, buckers, peelers, bull whackers, skid row kids and greasers they all played a part in the colorful history of Woodside's...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by anonymouse, on Nov 9, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Councilwoman asks council to reconsider approval of Stanford project

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Catherine Carlton is asking that the council reconsider its recent decision to approve a Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 9, 2017 at 7:51 am | 16 comments | 2048 Views

ATHERTON

Early results show Atherton's parcel tax failing

Early results show Atherton's parcel tax, Measure F, failing to gain the needed two-thirds approval. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Kendall, on Nov 8, 2017 at 9:58 pm | 8 comments | 2726 Views

ATHERTON

Informing the world

The way Rhett Butler tells the story, he was inspired to become a champion of the natural environment by a childhood full...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Thomas, on Nov 8, 2017 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 447 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Firefighters will attend funeral services for young men killed in car crash

The fire chief for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District says that all district firefighters – those on-duty and those...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 8, 2017 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Tax, school board elections in Atherton, Portola Valley

Tuesday, Nov. 7, is Election Day. A parcel tax measure is on the ballot in Atherton and there's a school board election in...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Telling it like it is, on Nov 8, 2017 at 7:46 am | 9 comments | 1441 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission: Name park after World War II hero Karl Clark

A proposal to rename Market Place Park in Belle Haven after Karl Clark, a longtime Belle Haven resident and World War II...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Nov 7, 2017 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nov. 8: Talk on teen anxiety, depression

"Anxiety & Depression in Teenagers" is the topic of the next talk in the parent education speaker series of the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Carter J, on Nov 7, 2017 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1195 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission opposes air gliders, kayak launch, dog park at Bayfront Park

Adding an off-leash dog park, a kayak launch and an area for people to fly aerial glider airplanes to Bedwell Bayfront Park...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by Silly, on Nov 7, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 6 comments | 1392 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Designs revealed for new buildings proposed near train station

Several buildings along Merrill Street and Santa Cruz Avenue, near the Menlo Park train station, would be torn down and...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Nov 7, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 12 comments | 2551 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public outcry over city's plans to hire lobbying firm

The Menlo Park City Council is facing lots of objections to a proposal by city staff to hire a Washington, D.C.-based firm,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by George Fisher, on Nov 7, 2017 at 12:57 pm | 25 comments | 3860 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Measure "F" Propaganda

Various e-mails are being sent out from Atherton council members explaining why a yes vote on Measure "F" is appropriate. It's...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Nov 7, 2017 at 11:12 am | 6 comments | 598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leo Club Teens Deliver Supplies to North Bay Fire Victims

The Leo District 4-C4 Board (part of the Lions Clubs International) teens banded together to assist the Northern California...

Original post made by Menlo-Atherton Leo Club on Nov. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 291 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley rejects moratorium on outdoor cultivation, retail sale of marijuana

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday chose not to adopt an urgency ordinance that would have set a 45-day moratorium...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mamadoo , on Nov 6, 2017 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 1918 Views

SPORTS

Saturday: Authors luncheon benefits Abilities United

Donia Bijan of Menlo Park will be one of four featured authors at the 26th Authors Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 684 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley joins 'sanctuary city' lawsuits

Portola Valley is joining as a "friend of the court" two lawsuits that challenge the constitutionality of an executive order...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 6, 2017 at 12:09 am | 14 comments | 1767 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Why we're changing our policy on reporting arrests

The Almanac and its sister newspapers at Embarcadero Media are changing our policy for naming suspects who have been arrested....

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Different strokes, on Nov 5, 2017 at 4:09 am | 8 comments | 1902 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Pro and con views on Measure F, renewing parcel tax

Below are letters to the editor on both sides of the debate over renewing Atherton parcel tax -- Measure F on the Nov. 7...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 15 comments | 1469 Views
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