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Forget about "replace". Repeal Obamacare and get government out of the way

If today's vote fails, Trump should call for a vote for a simple repeal of Obamacare. Government is the problem, they...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2017 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 639 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Council being asked to waste public funds

14 April 2017 Dear Town Council Members, Please do not spend $49,500 of the Town of Atherton’s limited tax revenues...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 264 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside to hold soapbox derby May 7

Woodside's soapbox derby will be held Sunday, May 7, in the Woodside town center parking lot at 2955 Woodside Road. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 587 Views

AROUND TOWN

County may spend $50 million over two years on affordable housing

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors supports spending at least $30 million over two years in sales tax revenues on...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 14, 2017 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1200 Views

WOODSIDE

Term limits for Woodside council members, volunteers?

A discussion on term limits for Woodside elected officials and volunteers, including council members, is scheduled for the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 14, 2017 at 1:16 pm | 7 comments | 1482 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Road shoulder work to address pinch point for bicyclists

There are no bike lanes on Alpine or Portola roads in Portola Valley, but painted white fog lines create shoulders that serve...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Apr 13, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man sentenced for felony DUI incident in Woodside

A 30-year-old Redwood City man has been sentenced to 10 months in county jail in connection with a felony drunken driving...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 13, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1917 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook to hold five community festivals in Menlo Park this year

Facebook plans to hold five community festivals at its Menlo Park headquarters from May through October that will be free...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Rocky Peter, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 3013 Views

MENLO PARK

Suspect charged in Almanac online hacking case

A 34-year-old San Francisco man was arraigned April 11 in federal District Court on charges in connection with the Sept....

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 1963 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council won't ban July Fourth pig scramble

The rhetoric was plentiful but one-sided at the Woodside Town Council meeting on Tuesday (March 28) as the public weighed...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Grey Seal, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:27 pm | 52 comments | 3583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district may hire 10 more entry-level firefighters

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has announced plans to hire over the next year up to 10 entry-level firefighters...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Tamp, on Apr 13, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 1567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton, Menlo Park: Friday deadline to challenge school tax ballot rebuttals

Friday, Jan. 6 is the deadline for the public to challenge the language of the rebuttals to the arguments for and against...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2054 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Dick Cheney: Putin/Trump Campaign Election Interference "an Act of War"

When you lose Darth Vader... from the Independent: “There’s no question there was a very serious effort made by Putin...

Original post made by Roberts on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Silva , on Apr 12, 2017 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 278 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Home surveillance camera captures images of suspected burglars

Crime reports from Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/04/11/police-calls-home-surveillance-camera-captures-images-of-sus...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by America's Polymath, on Apr 12, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 7 comments | 2185 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Mueller seeks disclosure of meetings, phone calls by public officials

Mandatory public memos listing all city-related meetings and phone calls conducted each week would become a requirement for...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Just Sayin', on Apr 12, 2017 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 1983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire District to hold Belle Haven Community Outreach meeting

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold a community meeting on April 29, 2017 at 10 am at Fire Station 77 located...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 132 Views

MENLO PARK

April 11th first day in 2017 with 13 hours + of daylight

April 11 was the first 13+ hours of day light in 2017 with the sun rising at 6:39 AM and setting at 7:41 PM. For the rest...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 129 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Changes ahead for St. Patrick's Seminary

Come next June, the group of priests that has overseen St. Patrick's Seminary since it began 118 years ago will stop overseeing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 11, 2017 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 2980 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump: "I think we’ve had one of the most successful 13 weeks in the history of the presidency"

Well, alrighty then. What say you, Menlo Park?...

Original post made by Zuck on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Apr 11, 2017 at 3:34 pm | 6 comments | 397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Family Service Senior Peer Counseling Training

FREE training. Become a Senior Peer Counselor volunteer. Expand your skills & knowledge. Offer supportive listening & understanding...

Original post made by Volunteer Opportunity on Apr. 11, 2017
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