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Atherton may move flood-control facility to Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton's City Council voted Aug. 1 to drop plans to install an underground drainage facility at Las Lomitas School and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on Aug 15, 2017 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 327 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local impacts of sea-level rise: comment sought on report

With funding and cooperation from the California Coastal Conservancy, San Mateo County has prepared a 291-page draft report...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1046 Views

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Fire training captain works 40 hours, but gets paid for 56

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has approved an agreement to allow a firefighter to work 40 hours a...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 14, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 24 comments | 2528 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Robbery and assault suspect injured after leap from bridge

A 36-year-old man, attempting to escape Menlo Park police, sustained incapacitating injuries this morning (Aug. 11) after...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by New Norm?, on Aug 14, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 7 comments | 2647 Views

WOODSIDE

Bike lane may improve safety for Woodside High students

When school starts at Woodside High School in August, students on bikes and other bike commuters may have the town of Woodside...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Sochan , on Aug 13, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 929 Views

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Vote for Green Party Nominee Jill Stein for President

Now with the release of the DNC e-mails we all know now that the DNC had the fix in for Hillary. Bernie Sanders, the only...

Original post made by Disgusted Democrat on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Where's Jill now?, on Aug 13, 2017 at 2:03 pm | 6 comments | 790 Views

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Obituary: Joseph F. Cotton, 94, Atherton resident, test pilot, WWII military pilot

Joe Cotton, who survived a military crash landing on the German-occupied island of Corfu during World War II, then had a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Rob Crowder, on Aug 13, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 4625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Tuesday: Coffee and conversation with mayor, assemblyman

Locals are invited to drop by the Woodside Bakery & Cafe in the Sharon Heights Shopping Center in Menlo Park on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Aug 12, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

County takes another step toward transportation sales tax

Acknowledging that traffic woes impact nearly everyone in San Mateo County, the Board of Supervisors is moving ahead with...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by chris, on Aug 11, 2017 at 9:40 pm | 4 comments | 1437 Views

MENLO PARK

Improving traffic flow: Early results of Dumbarton corridor study

For those locked in traffic as they cross the Bay over the Dumbarton Bridge every day, the time it will take to improve traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by chris, on Aug 11, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man sentenced to 12 years in drive-by shooting case

Edwin Elias Barrientos-Soto, 19, of Menlo Park was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading no contest to assault with...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time to sign up for Tour de Menlo community bike ride

Cyclists will have an opportunity to participate in one of the area's favorite bike rides, the Tour de Menlo, on Saturday...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Aug 11, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 7 comments | 1702 Views

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Landing fees approved for San Carlos and Half Moon Bay airports

Landing fees that will offset some of the San Carlos Airport's additional operating costs incurred since Surf Air started...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 10, 2017 at 4:29 pm | 10 comments | 2906 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Finding a niche

Living in a big city is a noisy proposition, not least in the dark of the early morning when the ambient silence would be...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Ian Wright, on Aug 10, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 442 Views

MENLO PARK

San Francisco chef to open Menlo Park restaurant

Greg Kuzia-Carmel, who has cooked in the kitchens of notable restaurants from Per Se in New York to Cotogna, Quince and Outerlands...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by A foodie, on Aug 10, 2017 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2524 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire board approves raises, but questions pay totals

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District gave a 3 percent base raise to most of its non-union employees in July,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Ann, on Aug 10, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 14 comments | 1416 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Another sales tax hike proposed, and voters seem to like it

It's almost been five years since San Mateo County voters approved Measure A, a 10-year county-wide half-cent sales tax that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 10, 2017 at 9:07 am | 17 comments | 2728 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Burglaries, robberies, thefts in Menlo Park

This information is from the Menlo Park Police Department. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/08/08/police-calls-burglaries-robberies-thefts-in-menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 9, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 7 comments | 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Improving traffic flow: Early results of Dumbarton corridor study released

For those locked in traffic as they cross the Bay over the Dumbarton Bridge every day, the time it will take to improve traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Dagwood, on Aug 9, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 378 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook aims to expand affordable housing

Two nonprofits with track records of raising funds for affordable housing have joined Facebook's effort to finance affordable...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Digdeeper, on Aug 9, 2017 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 353 Views
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