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MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: Ackerman and Lucas for Menlo Park City School District board

The Almanac endorses David Ackerman and Caroline Lucas for the two open spots on the Menlo Park City School District board....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 14, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 80 comments | 6156 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park developer arrested on suspicion of domestic assault

David D. Bohannon II, president and CEO of the development company David D. Bohannon Organization, was arrested on suspicion...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6190 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail: California’s Attack on Rule of Law

See: http://www.newgeography.com/content/005417-california-s-attack-rule-law...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial endorsement: Ackerman and Lucas for Menlo Park district school board

A common route to appointment or election to local school boards is that of the parent who is an active volunteer for the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Republican, Def. Sec. Robert Gates: Trump "is unqualified and unfit to be commander-in-chief"

"... on national security, I believe Mr. Trump is beyond repair. He is stubbornly uninformed about the world and how to lead...

Original post made by Secretary of Defense on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Secretary of Defense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 10 comments | 675 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced to one year in county jail for grabbing, kissing teen

Adam Joseph Degroat, 44, of Menlo Park, a registered sex offender, was sentenced to one year in county jail Oct. 12 after...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mental health clinic for youth coming to Menlo Park

Three local women who have parented children with mental illnesses, including one who lost a daughter to death by suicide,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Paula, on Oct 13, 2016 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 7416 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Video: women claim Trump assualted them just the same way Trump told us on Friday how he sexually assaults women

"I grab them by the..." (you know the rest of his quote.) Trump told you the truth when he said he sexually assaults women,...

Original post made by Assaulting the Truth on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Assaulting the Truth, on Oct 13, 2016 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Portola Valley council to consider strategic plan for affordable housing

A strategic plan for developing affordable housing in Portola Valley is one of the topics the Town Council will be taking...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Bubba, on Oct 12, 2016 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1064 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Should food truck event move to Menlo Park Civic Center?

When the Menlo Park City Council meets Oct. 11, it will discuss whether the city should lease space in the Civic Center...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 12, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1346 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County rolls out its clean energy program

All of San Mateo County's small and medium businesses, city government facilities and about 20 percent of homes across the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Michael Closson, on Oct 12, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1836 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: Mueller, Taylor for City Council

Menlo Park voters may have a tough time deciding on which two of the three candidates running for seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Impressed, on Oct 11, 2016 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 739 Views

MENLO PARK

Vancouver adds 15% tax on foreign buyers

Reduce the impact of foreign buyers driving up real estate costs: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/02/vancouver-real-estate-foreign-house-buyers-tax "Foreigners...

Original post made by Idea on Oct. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 322 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Private defender program will retain most of its independence

Just how San Mateo County provides the attorneys poor defendants have a right to has been under scrutiny for more than a...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 1248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Comic Con coming to Menlo Park

Love all things fantasy, sci-fi or anime, but couldn't make it to San Diego's official Comic-Con this year? Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by furrburger, on Oct 11, 2016 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 1694 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside man sentenced to prison for violating bank reporting laws

A Woodside man who admitted that he structured his bank transactions to conceal that he skimmed about $1.5 million in cash...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2016
Last comment by LJ94062, on Oct 10, 2016 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 4287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Tech, government leaders at Menlo Park internet confab

Top tech and government leaders, including Secretary of State John Kerry, are gathering in Menlo Park on Monday and Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 10, 2016 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 3163 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council questions county library plans to share funding

Atherton City Council members questioned a proposal by the San Mateo County Libraries system to start using some of the property...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 9, 2016 at 5:51 pm | 7 comments | 4374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why does obese Trump ignore his health problems when attacking other candidates?

80 pounds overnight, with a BMI rating of OBESE, and all he talks about is others. Perhaps Mr Trump and Mr Christie should...

Original post made by Neilsen on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Timmy, on Oct 9, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 17 comments | 1066 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Video Interview: Bill Clinton Accuser Juanita Broaddrick Relives Brutal Rapes

This isn't just about alleged Rapist Bill Clinton. It is also about his wife Hillary who hired private detectives to intimidate...

Original post made by Clinton Double Standard on Oct. 9, 2016
Last comment by Julian Daniels, on Oct 9, 2016 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 469 Views
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