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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Another sentencing delay for E. Gary Smith of Menalto Cleaners

The long-awaited sentencing of Edwin Gary Smith has been postponed, again, until 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2016
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Feb 21, 2017 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 3446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Continue the legacy of supporting our local schools by supporting parcel tax

It's fair to say there is a bit more vigor in political discourse on the San Francisco Peninsula these days. Regardless of...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Interested, on Feb 21, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 39 comments | 2450 Views

ATHERTON

Will Noah's Ark pass by the police gym and cafe?

As I write this, Isabella, Almendral, and Selby Lane entrances off El Camino are all completely flooded. Why is the town...

Original post made by Confused on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Clarity, on Feb 21, 2017 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 460 Views

MENLO PARK

Weeklong series of rain storms for the Bay Area

Rain is forecast for the next six or seven days in the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas, bringing with it the chance...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by hay, on Feb 21, 2017 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 1192 Views

MOVIES

Police, FBI raid Menlo Park home

Police from Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, in the company of an FBI SWAT team, conducted a search of an occupied home in...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 20, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 830 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Portola Valley pastor poser prompts probe

Crime and accident reports for Portola Valley, Woodside, Menlo Park, West Menlo Park, Ladera and Atherton Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district starts process to lay off 30 teachers

The Menlo Park City School District's governing board has approved starting the process for laying off the equivalent of...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 20, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 18 comments | 4738 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire district gets big slice of property taxes

This is the second in a series of stories on the budget and financing of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, which covers...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 68 comments | 2486 Views

MOVIES

Disabled seating etiquette at the movies

This is for the woman who attended the 7:30 PM showing of LaLa Land at the Redwood City movie theatre with her disabled daughter...

Original post made by Companion Seat on Feb. 19, 2017
There are no comments yet. 424 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic flow a main priority for Menlo Park in 2017

If the Menlo Park City Council's updated work plan is anything to go by, 2017 will be the year of transportation. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by do real planning, on Feb 18, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2705 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County: 'You shouldn't have to risk your life to be housed'

A law that county officials say will "send a clear message to those who have chosen to take advantage of tenants" by renting...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by 18th year, on Feb 18, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 10 comments | 2825 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sues Menlo Park, alleges racial profiling in arrest

A man who was arrested by Menlo Park police in August 2015 and held for 48 hours in the San Mateo County jail has filed a...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Dancing, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2549 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Sen. Hill to look into higher than normal bills for PG&E customers

According to Sen. Jerry Hill's office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by BobD, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:04 am | 26 comments | 3009 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Marshall Marsh, on Feb 18, 2017 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 650 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford plans new office building on Sand Hill Road

Stanford University is proposing to construct a two-story, 39,510-square-foot office building at 2131 Sand Hill Road in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by tom turner, on Feb 17, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 2884 Views

MENLO PARK

Decision on Caltrain $647 million FTA Grant Deferred

The FTA in a letter dated Feb 17 addressed to Caltrain CEO Jim Hartnett, announced it has deferred a decision to approve...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 318 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council votes to take no action on ethics investigation

The Woodside Town Council voted 4-0, with three members absent, on Wednesday to take no action on an extended investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Wackyside, on Feb 17, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 1771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: Community meeting on school parcel tax, financing

Voters with questions about the Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax ballot measure may get answers at a community...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Man, on Feb 16, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 1452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Duke - Atherton resident, on Feb 16, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 9833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: School board to vote on 30 layoff notices

A list of 30 layoff notices that could be issued if the parcel tax measure proposed by the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Publius, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 1980 Views
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