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ATHERTON

Rep. Anna Eshoo supports Atherton's fiscal study of Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, backs Atherton's plans to evaluate the costs and benefits of services provided to the town's...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 5, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 46 comments | 3574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lions roam Woodside: Don't be alarmed, experts say

It was around 3 a.m. on Sept. 18 when strange noises roused residents of Audiffred Lane in Woodside, a small cul-de-sac off...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:48 pm | 13 comments | 13808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing march in North Fair Oaks reveals deep anxiety over displacement

An estimated 400 people took to the streets of Redwood City and North Fair Oaks on Oct. 21 to protest evictions and rent...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Christina, on Nov 5, 2016 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 3485 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Traffic woes lead to divide over general plan

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) With the Planning Commission's members down to four (three commissioners...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Jenson, on Nov 5, 2016 at 12:23 am | 6 comments | 2304 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: A vote for Cecilia Taylor

I'm writing in support of the Almanac's endorsement of newcomer Cecilia Taylor for one of the two open positions on the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Karen Grove, on Nov 4, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 741 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Mueller is 'committed to transparency'

I am writing in support of Ray Mueller's re-election to Menlo Park City Council. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/11/02/letter-mueller-is-commit...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by .., on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 571 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook expansion approved unanimously

The Menlo Park City Council on Nov. 1 unanimously approved Facebook's plans to build two large office buildings and a hotel...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by 70s gal, on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 16 comments | 5544 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The "Rolling Stone" rape story finally gets some closure

When "Almanac" blogger Jessica T. posted on her archived "10 to Twins" blog the story titled "Don't fund the Rape Culture...

Original post made by I didn\'t know that on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Mot time, on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's funding candidates for Menlo Park City Council?

Between Sept. 29 and Oct. 26, Menlo Park's three City Council candidates, who are running for two council seats, continued...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Love Realtors, on Nov 4, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 2466 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 104 new apartments units near Facebook up for lease

A total of 104 new apartment units are now available for lease at a recently built complex near Facebook in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Roy, on Nov 3, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 4 comments | 602 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo Park council to discuss resident displacement problem Nov. 9

The Menlo Park City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, to discuss what it can do about renters...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Nov 3, 2016 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 1999 Views

ATHERTON

How new Atherton stoplight makes crossing El Camino more perilous

Atherton residents and officials say the new pedestrian-activated stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue -- which...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:39 am | 17 comments | 5198 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley today: In wake of home invasions, deputies meet with residents

In the wake of two home-invasion robberies in Portola Valley, deputies and detectives from the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Go Cubbies, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1660 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Libertarian VP Weld on Hillary: "I know her to be a person of high moral character, a reliable person, & an honest person"

Libertarian VP Bill Weld on Trump: "I've been at some pains to say that I fear for the country if Mr. Trump should be elected" Asked...

Original post made by MacArthur on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 2, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 12 comments | 452 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Renters' displacement not city's top priority

Menlo Park City Council members spent more than an hour Oct. 25 talking about when and how they should discuss what to do...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by think, on Nov 2, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 13 comments | 3658 Views

ATHERTON

Federal revenues from and services to Atherton residents

Congresswoman Eshoo has stated " Our mutual constituents; through their elected officials should be able to have any and...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

New wood-burning rules as winter Spare the Air season starts

With the Winter Spare the Air season beginning Tuesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding residents...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 2, 2016 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1301 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: Woman struck by car while crossing Middlefield Road

Medics took a 37-year-old Nevada woman to Stanford Hospital on Saturday night (Oct. 29) after she was struck by a 2004 Honda...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Pedestrian, on Nov 2, 2016 at 2:59 am | 3 comments | 3897 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo district school board gets advice on ending budget woes

Speakers at two public-input sessions about a possible new parcel tax for the Menlo Park City School District almost universally...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2016 at 8:29 pm | 3 comments | 1146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Portola Valley School District seeks public's help to plan future facilities

The Portola Valley School District wants the public's help in planning the future of its school facilities. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Meg Abraham, on Nov 1, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 1132 Views
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