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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Superintendent's actions roil school district

For a superintendent who is reputed to be fond of applying the latest business techniques to improve the performance of local...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by former Ghysels colleague, on Jun 1, 2017 at 9:24 am | 58 comments | 629990 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside High prepares for 19 percent enrollment growth

The 2015-16 school year will be well along at Woodside High School by the time construction crews break ground for a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by TJ, on May 31, 2017 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 3535 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

In wake of Trump: Locals take leadership role in campaigns to elect Democrats

The Republican Party has been riding high with its control over state governments, with Republican majorities in the legislatures...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by pogo, on May 31, 2017 at 6:44 am | 12 comments | 1332 Views

MENLO PARK

Obituaries: William Weseloh, Gene Giannotti

Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2017/05/31/obituaries-william-weseloh-gene-giannotti posted...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mike Weseloh, on May 30, 2017 at 11:58 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

More carpool and express lanes on 101?

How to manage congestion on U.S 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public meetings...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on May 30, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 12 comments | 2208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial Day - Why it is not just a holiday

Watch this before you begin your day of fun and games and remember why you have the freedom to do what you are doing: https://www.youtube.com/embed/eEs4ke7cdNQ?feature=player_det...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 29, 2017 at 7:22 am | 5 comments | 584 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Rotary Club awards $125K in scholarships

More than 100 students from four local high schools received scholarships and academic achievement awards during the Rotary...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on May 27, 2017 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 1932 Views

MENLO PARK

Qualified by life

Ginny Maiwald, the Menlo Park City School District's director of student services, is qualified not just by her education...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Jeriann Hirsch, on May 27, 2017 at 6:23 am | 2 comments | 2382 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park gives preliminary approval to 'Safe City' ordinance

For what was at least the third time, a small group of adults and kids sat in on the Menlo Park Council meeting, many of...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 26, 2017 at 6:26 pm | 15 comments | 2494 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's new police chief likes 'customer service' focus

Atherton's new police chief, Steven McCulley,says he was drawn out of retirement by Atherton's job description, which focused...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Roberto, on May 26, 2017 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1778 Views

MENLO PARK

Man indicted for cyberattack on Almanac website appears in court

A San Francisco man accused of a cyberattack on AlmanacNews.com and other websites owned by Embarcadero Media appeared in...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Why, on May 26, 2017 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 1636 Views

ATHERTON

FedEx driver arrested in connection with Atherton, Menlo Park burglaries

A Hayward man and convicted felon, who worked as a FedEx driver on contract, was arrested by Menlo Park police May 23 in...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 25, 2017 at 7:48 pm | 10 comments | 3683 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Immigration policy panel discussion in Menlo Park

A free, open-to-the-public panel discussion about recent changes in immigration policy will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 1598 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Vote yes on Atherton's Measure A to fund new civic center

Atherton's Measure A asks voters whether the town should supplement private donations and existing dedicated funds with available...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on May 24, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 1606 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park meeting on Willow Oaks Park upgrades

Options to renovate the dog park and add new bathrooms at Willow Oaks Park, located at 490 Willow Road in Menlo Park, will...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Randy Clunge, on May 24, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plea deal on charges after high-speed chase from Menlo Park to Belmont

A 19-year-old East Palo Alto man has pleaded no contest to two felonies -- assault with a metal object and evading the police...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Law Abider, on May 24, 2017 at 4:09 pm | 5 comments | 2319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds approve $647M grant to electrify Caltrain

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Just sayin, on May 24, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 18 comments | 2378 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park may adopt 'Safe City' ordinance

The Menlo Park City Council will discuss again tonight (May 23) which policies it should adopt regarding how city staff...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on May 24, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 28 comments | 2036 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Village Bakery & Cafe plans July opening

If things go as expected, a new restaurant – The Village Bakery & Cafe – will open in Woodside at 3052 Woodside Road...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Nikki, on May 23, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 4728 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook expected to lease eight-story Menlo Gateway office building

In addition to nearly a million square feet of office space the city of Menlo Park has authorized Facebook to build, the...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by really?, on May 23, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 20 comments | 5404 Views
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