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MENLO PARK

SISTER CITY PROGRAM

Menlo Park has had a Sister City program for many years. In fact, its relationship with Galway, Ireland can be traced back...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 366 Views

WOODSIDE

Neighbors fed up with overflow parking from popular Alpine Inn in Portola Valley

Cars parking along a shoulder of the hilly Portola Valley road leading to the Alpine Hills neighborhood, across from the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2021
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Nov 11, 2021 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 4338 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park couple tapped to lead replanting campaign in wildfire-devastated Greece

Menlo Park couple Steve and Dianne de Laet have long worked to build community in two peninsulas very far apart: the San...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Steven de Laet, on Nov 11, 2021 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2964 Views

MENLO PARK

New Guild Theatre announces 2022 lineup

Menlo Park's very own nonprofit music venue and event performance space, the Guild Theatre, is set to open in early 2022...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Nov 10, 2021 at 3:09 pm | 5 comments | 4161 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County sheriff, immigration rights activists go head-to-head at TRUTH Act forum

A group of residents and local advocates will gather on Wednesday to protest the voluntary transfer of convicted immigrants...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Nov 10, 2021 at 9:56 am | 11 comments | 4265 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Priory completes $6 million staff housing project

Staff moved into six new homes on the Woodside Priory campus this week. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/11/09/woodside-priory-completes-6-million-sta...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by MAJAMES1111, on Nov 9, 2021 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Small plane makes emergency landing at The Horse Park in Woodside

A small plane made an emergency landing Sunday afternoon at a horse park in Woodside, fire officials said. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2021 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 3192 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two employees sue Mark Zuckerberg and companies for discrimination, sexual harassment

Two former employees of Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan have filed lawsuits claiming they were subjected to racial,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3303 Views

WOODSIDE

In a nail-biter, 'yes' on Woodside's Measure A leads by just three votes

As elections officials continue to count the vote, Woodside Measure A's lead has dwindled from 20 on election night down...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by awatkins, on Nov 7, 2021 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 3963 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside voters are closely divided on Measure A, with 'yes' leading by 18 votes on election night

Measure A, a Woodside initiative to change the zoning of two parcels in town to potentially create outdoor gathering spaces,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by Woodsider Lifer, on Nov 4, 2021 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 4557 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Examining myths about switching from gas to electric

In a guest opinion, Josie Gaillard, a Menlo Park resident and Environmental Quality Commission member, writes about answers...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Frozen, on Nov 3, 2021 at 10:22 pm | 30 comments | 1958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Census: Midpeninsula's population of kids, teens is shrinking

The number of young people on the Midpeninsula is shrinking, even as the overall population grows, mirroring a trend throughout...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 1, 2021 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 2633 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Guide: Measure B asks school district residents to increase parcel tax rate

Voters will decide the fate of a proposed parcel tax that Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) officials say is needed...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Not-Jeff, on Nov 1, 2021 at 6:32 pm | 25 comments | 3632 Views

MENLO PARK

Where to put 3,800 new homes in Menlo Park? City Council debates details of housing growth plan

Menlo Park's project to plan for roughly 3,800 new housing units hit a speed bump Tuesday night when the City Council raised...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
Last comment by Frozen, on Nov 1, 2021 at 2:55 pm | 16 comments | 6359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Vote no on Measure B, Menlo Park school district's latest parcel tax initiative

In a guest opinion, Mark Hinkle argues why Menlo Park City School District voters should oppose Measure B, a parcel tax increase...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2021 at 1:44 am | 17 comments | 3734 Views

SPORTS

United Nations Association Film Festival brings audiences back to the theater

The United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) returns to the big screen this year, showing 60 films Oct. 21-31 at...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3732 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New three-year police contract approved in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police officers will each receive $2,000 lump sum payments as part of a new police contract the City Council approved...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2021
Last comment by Anne Miller, on Oct 29, 2021 at 1:27 pm | 4 comments | 2114 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Yes on Woodside's Measure A

The Almanac's Oct. 22 editorial explains the editorial board's rationale for recommending Woodside residents vote yes on...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2021
Last comment by awatkins, on Oct 27, 2021 at 4:48 pm | 6 comments | 3263 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley resident develops model to simulate town evacuations

A naturally curious person with an engineering background, Portola Valley resident Dave Cardinal decided to start tinkering...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2021
Last comment by David B, on Oct 26, 2021 at 12:59 pm | 4 comments | 904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park mayor blasts councilwoman for setting up mystery meeting

While some of what happened at the Menlo Park City Council's closed session last week may remain a mystery, one thing is...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Iris, on Oct 26, 2021 at 12:31 pm | 36 comments | 6051 Views
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