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ATHERTON

Today: Tax, school board elections in Atherton, Portola Valley

Tuesday, Nov. 7, is Election Day. A parcel tax measure is on the ballot in Atherton and there's a school board election in...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Telling it like it is, on Nov 8, 2017 at 7:46 am | 9 comments | 1439 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission: Name park after World War II hero Karl Clark

A proposal to rename Market Place Park in Belle Haven after Karl Clark, a longtime Belle Haven resident and World War II...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Nov 7, 2017 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nov. 8: Talk on teen anxiety, depression

"Anxiety & Depression in Teenagers" is the topic of the next talk in the parent education speaker series of the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Carter J, on Nov 7, 2017 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1189 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission opposes air gliders, kayak launch, dog park at Bayfront Park

Adding an off-leash dog park, a kayak launch and an area for people to fly aerial glider airplanes to Bedwell Bayfront Park...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by Silly, on Nov 7, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 6 comments | 1386 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Designs revealed for new buildings proposed near train station

Several buildings along Merrill Street and Santa Cruz Avenue, near the Menlo Park train station, would be torn down and...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Nov 7, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 12 comments | 2544 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public outcry over city's plans to hire lobbying firm

The Menlo Park City Council is facing lots of objections to a proposal by city staff to hire a Washington, D.C.-based firm,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by George Fisher, on Nov 7, 2017 at 12:57 pm | 25 comments | 3856 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Measure "F" Propaganda

Various e-mails are being sent out from Atherton council members explaining why a yes vote on Measure "F" is appropriate. It's...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Nov 7, 2017 at 11:12 am | 6 comments | 596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leo Club Teens Deliver Supplies to North Bay Fire Victims

The Leo District 4-C4 Board (part of the Lions Clubs International) teens banded together to assist the Northern California...

Original post made by Menlo-Atherton Leo Club on Nov. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 288 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley rejects moratorium on outdoor cultivation, retail sale of marijuana

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday chose not to adopt an urgency ordinance that would have set a 45-day moratorium...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mamadoo , on Nov 6, 2017 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 1916 Views

SPORTS

Saturday: Authors luncheon benefits Abilities United

Donia Bijan of Menlo Park will be one of four featured authors at the 26th Authors Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 679 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley joins 'sanctuary city' lawsuits

Portola Valley is joining as a "friend of the court" two lawsuits that challenge the constitutionality of an executive order...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 6, 2017 at 12:09 am | 14 comments | 1764 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Why we're changing our policy on reporting arrests

The Almanac and its sister newspapers at Embarcadero Media are changing our policy for naming suspects who have been arrested....

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Different strokes, on Nov 5, 2017 at 4:09 am | 8 comments | 1896 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Pro and con views on Measure F, renewing parcel tax

Below are letters to the editor on both sides of the debate over renewing Atherton parcel tax -- Measure F on the Nov. 7...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 15 comments | 1462 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Young car-crash victims were part of local fire district 'family'

Two of the three young men who died in a car crash on Skyline Boulevard this week had more in common than their schooling...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 3, 2017 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 4227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creek authority works through options to bolster flood capacity

In 1998, a major storm flooded San Francisquito Creek and caused untold damage to the surrounding area, especially downstream....

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by BSD, on Nov 2, 2017 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's school board election has just become more complicated

Members of the Portola Valley School District board appointed Jeff Klugman to fill a board vacancy on Wednesday night, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by PV Rancher, on Nov 2, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 1506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: Hillview School turf fields unlikely to increase cancer risk

Exposure to the crumb rubber at Menlo Park's artificial turf fields at Hillview Middle School and Kelly Park is unlikely...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 2, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 4 comments | 1762 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park church embarks on journey to better understand Islam

A Christian church exploring Islam? That's the goal of Trinity Church in Menlo Park as the congregation starts a year-long...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2385 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission votes to name park after war hero Karl Clark

A proposal to rename Market Place Park in Belle Haven after Karl Clark, a longtime Belle Haven resident and World War II...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Cecilia Taylor, on Nov 2, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 307 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District "junket" to Kona Kai Resort & Spa

The ACHD annual meeting http://www.achd.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Annual-Meeting-2017-Schedule-of-Events.pdf to be attended...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 2, 2017 at 2:41 pm | 12 comments | 607 Views
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