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THE LOCAL DISH

Camille Paglia has Hillary's Number

Camille Paglia, with her poignant insight into the vain and vacuous (not to mention avaricious) Hillary Clinton hits the...

Original post made by Feel the Bern on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by concern trolling, on Jan 25, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 6 comments | 646 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside drivers face perilous stretch of road

A retaining wall is coming to La Honda Road (state Highway 84) at Friars Lane, in Woodside where the narrow road shoulder...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by old farmer, on Jan 25, 2017 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 2642 Views

MENLO PARK

Will you stand with Menlo Park's immigrant community?

Please attend the Menlo Park City Council meeting on January 24th starting at 7 PM. At this meeting, the council will consider...

Original post made by Belle Haven Resident on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by One Who Follows The Law, on Jan 25, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 369 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council gives final approval to larger floor area for main residences

The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday took Step 2 of a two-step process and adopted an ordinance to expand the maximum allowable...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jan 25, 2017 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1326 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fire crews respond to head-on collision near Facebook headquarters

Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision Monday in Menlo Park near the Facebook headquarters, but both drivers appeared...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 25, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 3446 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Boats, helicopters and drones search for lost boater

Emergency crews rescued a man Tuesday evening (Jan. 24) and are searching in the dark for second victim whose canoe capsized...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Wondering, on Jan 25, 2017 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man who led car chase in Menlo Park gets prison sentence

A man who allegedly ran a stop sign while on the phone in eastern Menlo Park, led a Menlo Park police officer on a car chase...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by The court, on Jan 24, 2017 at 8:17 pm | 3 comments | 1763 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump Breaks First Presidential Promise In Record Time: Hats At Inaugural Were Made In China

How dumb are these fools? Taking away American jobs - they buy Trump hats and send their money to the Trump family and to...

Original post made by Cheap Chinese Profits on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by HSBC emp, on Jan 24, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 9 comments | 460 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight in Woodside: marijuna regulation, final adoption of house-size ordinance

The Woodside Town Council will hold a study session tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 24) on possible regulation of the outdoor cultivation...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Call Me Dubious, on Jan 24, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1377 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council OKs larger floor areas for main residences

The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday, Jan. 10, by a unanimous vote with two council members absent, took the first of two...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by non-conforming parcels, on Jan 24, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 12 comments | 3149 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to ask voters to lift civic center public funding limits

Atherton has a problem. The town has almost all the funds it needs to build a new civic center, but it's not allowed to spend...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 24, 2017 at 12:33 pm | 8 comments | 2868 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council to get reports on bills paid, as code requires

When the town of Woodside pays a bill, a check is cut in Town Hall and the transaction is recorded. So such records do exist,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Mountain View resident, on Jan 24, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 14 comments | 1544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Council fills out membership of affordable housing committee

Seven residents of Portola Valley, all volunteers, will be studying the question of whether it's feasible to build small...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 24, 2017 at 11:46 am | 10 comments | 1873 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Largest Ski Resort in North America Opened 13 Days Early

A spokesperson for Whistler said "Thanks to oodles of snow, Whistler Mountain will open 13 days early this season. Whistler...

Original post made by Global Warming on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mac, on Jan 24, 2017 at 10:53 am | 42 comments | 16533 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Photos from today's 'community action' rally in Redwood City

We will be posting here photos from the "Community Action Rally" held today at Courthouse Square in Redwood City. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by SaraMP, on Jan 24, 2017 at 8:25 am | 9 comments | 5167 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Suspects in prowling incident identified

Sheriff's Office deputies have identified the two men arrested on Thursday, Jan. 19, in connection with a Portola Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by tsktsk, on Jan 23, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

SPORTS

SHP rallies past Panthers; Paly, M-A, Menlo all win

Prep basketball: Tevin Panchal scored 13 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter to rally host Sacred Heart Prep past Eastside...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Jan 23, 2017 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 812 Views

MENLO PARK

Inauguration Day SIDEWALK PROTEST in the Peninsula

Along El Camino Real, in all cities from San Francisco to San Jose Friday, January 20, 2017, Noon to 1:00 pm "Rev. Ben...

Original post made by not compliant/3 million vote margin on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by not compliant/3 million vote margin, on Jan 23, 2017 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 505 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Small gains for cyclists; big losses for everyone else

Make a mental note: Dec. 6, 2016, will prove to be a more important date than most Menlo Park residents now realize. That...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jan 23, 2017 at 8:48 am | 28 comments | 3329 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford poll shows more state residents are unaligned with Trump's agenda

As Donald Trump prepares for his swearing-in as the nation's 45th president, a new survey by the Hoover Institution at Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by Alternative Reality?, on Jan 22, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 7 comments | 1862 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

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