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ATHERTON

Atherton: Dog walker sees fire, alerts residents, calls 911

A quick thinking dog walker who saw flames near a home on Heather Drive in Atherton at about 10:30 p.m. on July Fourth called...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Chigi, on Jul 6, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 2011 Views

MENLO PARK

Windrider Film Forum returns to Atherton

Once again, the Windrider Film Forum/Bay Area is bringing award-winning independent films, their makers and some of their...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jul 6, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Restaurant review: British Bankers Club has visual appeal but food is astray

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Jul 6, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 2213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silberman & Nibbelin join Munks & Wastaffe Tag TEAM against Deputy Lopez

November 10, 2015 the Civil Service Commission was seated to hear an appeal hearing of Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez suspension...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 6, 2017 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 1166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scenes from Woodside Junior Rodeo

Here are photos from the Woodside Junior Rodeo, held at the Mounted Patrol Grounds in Woodside on July Fourth. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jul 5, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1591 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 MPer, on Jul 5, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 32 comments | 3875 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo council forms subcommittee to guide Stanford project on El Camino

After a discussion that started on Tuesday night and stretched into Wednesday morning, the Menlo Park City Council decided...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by redirect, on Jul 5, 2017 at 2:21 am | 110 comments | 13842 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Menlo Park change council elections?

Menlo Park, like most cities of similar size, elects at-large council members -- in this case, five -- that represent the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by breakdown, on Jul 4, 2017 at 11:16 am | 12 comments | 3055 Views

MENLO PARK

Under threat of a lawsuit, Sequoia high school board opts for by-district elections

By a unanimous vote on Wednesday, the board of the Sequoia Union High School District authorized attorneys to prepare maps...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Not so much, on Jul 3, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-assemblyman Gordon to head California Forestry Association

Rich Gordon, a former member of the state Assembly and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, has dropped plans to run...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Jul 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2174 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anne Flegel, former teacher, community volunteer, dies at 74

Anne Hartwig Flegel, a former first-grade teacher at St. Joseph's School in Atherton, an active member of Peninsula Volunteers,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by P. Bardina, on Jul 3, 2017 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 2056 Views

MENLO PARK

High school district cements new election system

Come November 2018, there will be big changes in the way voters elect board members in the Sequoia Union High School District....

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by CVRA, on Jul 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1012 Views

MENLO PARK

New ladder truck serves bayside of Menlo fire district

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District now has ladder trucks on both sides of Highway 101, with the addition of a new $1...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by JBCHAM, on Jul 3, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 15 comments | 1968 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Flooding avoided following vehicle crash into fire hydrant

Flooding of multiple first-floor apartments in Menlo Park was avoided Saturday evening when firefighters were able to shut...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 2, 2017 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2183 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Renowned attorney to defend ex-deputy, candidate for sheriff against criminal charges

Famed San Francisco criminal defense attorney J. Tony Serra may attempt to demonstrate that the arrests and prosecution of...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Jul 2, 2017 at 6:21 pm | 14 comments | 2702 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council stymies 'sunshine' by not considering proposal

In April, Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller floated a reasonable proposal intended to increase transparency in city...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by shirakawa scandal, on Jul 2, 2017 at 3:01 pm | 40 comments | 1544 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Kepler's Literary Foundation announced

In the age of e-books and Amazon, how can a community bookstore thrive? Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/06/30/keplers-literary-foundation-announced...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Jul 2, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1684 Views

WOODSIDE

Lots of local ways to celebrate Fourth of July

As our country's birthday approaches, many families choose to travel, celebrating the Fourth of July away from home. For...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Gwen, on Jul 2, 2017 at 8:31 am | 19 comments | 736 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Occupy Wall Street is a DNC ruse to divert attention away from Obama's Failed Presidency

The current Occupy Wall Street movement is the best illustration to date of what President Barack Obama's America looks like....

Original post made by Occupy Wall Street Critic on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by He is a lulu, on Jul 1, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 84 comments | 5323 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Molly Alexander, owner of Alpine Inn in Portola Valley, dies at 93

Amelia "Molly" Alexander, for years the proprietress of the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley, was until a few years ago a familiar...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Bonnie Mccoy, on Jul 1, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 5729 Views
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