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Two nonprofits merging; both help students from lower-income families

Peninsula Bridge, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, announced April 26 that the organization will merge with Building Futures...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
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Governor signs $52.4 billion gas tax into law

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday signed into law a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee intended to pay for fixing...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 2, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 10 comments | 1367 Views

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Menlo Park police get mindfulness training in Oregon

About 25 Menlo Park police staff have returned from a 16- to 20-hour "resilience and mindfulness" training in Bend, Oregon,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Question, on May 1, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 1675 Views

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Atherton offered $13.6 million for pollution, flood control

Atherton has been offered up to $13.6 million in funding to divert and treat storm water and runoff, removing pollutants...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 2, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

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Art exhibit: 'Near & Far'

Woodside artists Thomas Johnson and Kit Colman will show their works in a joint show titled "Near & Far" during May at the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Editor, on May 3, 2017 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 488 Views

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Derwin spends big to persuade Elon Musk to 'Dump Trump'

Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla and Space X and chairman of Solar City, has not done enough to arrest climate change,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by guv'mint money, on May 3, 2017 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1857 Views

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Ravenswood district to open new middle school

The Ravenswood City School District is opening a new middle school in East Palo Alto this fall with the hopes of reversing...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on May 6, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

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Bike lane may may improve safety for Woodside High students

The Woodside Town Council has approved a bike lane on Alameda de las Pulgas over the last fifth of a mile leading up to Woodside...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2017 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 1685 Views

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Menlo Park: Tuesday deadline for teachers to apply for subsidized apartments

Teachers interested in living at the new apartment complex at 777 Hamilton Ave. in eastern Menlo Park at a subsidized rate...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 12, 2017 at 8:24 pm | 20 comments | 2618 Views

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Medical marijuana: High tea parties in Menlo Park, Woodside

A pot of tea can actually be a tea of pot if you get an invitation to share a cup at certain high tea parties in the area....

Original post made on May. 13, 2017
Last comment by Local , on May 13, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 3061 Views

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Woodside school board rescinds action Almanac cited as Brown Act violation

The governing board of the Woodside Elementary School District has rescinded actions taken at a May 1 meeting that the Almanac...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 19, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1655 Views

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Almanac wins six awards in statewide news contest

The Almanac staff won six statewide awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, it was announced Saturday....

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by calypso41, on May 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1811 Views

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Spare the Air Alert Monday in the Bay Area

A Spare the Air alert for smog in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for Monday, officials with the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Bette, on May 22, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1163 Views

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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 | 2158 Views

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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 | 2043 Views

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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 | 1979 Views

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Editorial: Protecting our community in the era of Trump

Last week the Menlo Park City Council gave preliminary approval to two ordinances that might be seen as "Resist Trump" measures....

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mrs. B, on Jun 1, 2017 at 7:08 pm | 7 comments | 1963 Views

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Menlo Park pastor arrested on suspicion of six felony sex assault charges

A man who is the pastor of a church in Menlo Park has been arrested by the Menlo Park Police Department on suspicion of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 380 Views

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Review: West Bay Opera's 'Salome' a daring success

West Bay Opera is ending its 61st season with guns blazing -- both literally and figuratively -- aiming, with great success,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2017
Last comment by E.S., on Jun 3, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1943 Views

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Now open: Menlo Park youth mental health clinic

Months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a mental health program for youth, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 8, 2017 at 7:42 pm | 7 comments | 4251 Views
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