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AROUND TOWN

Local ways to celebrate the Fourth

As is the tradition around here, there are many local ways to celebrate the Fourth, including parades, festivals, fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Local reader, 17 minutes ago | 1 comment | 31 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: 'Pig scramble' faces local opposition

A tradition at the Woodside July Fourth Junior Rodeo is under fire. A local veterinarian and former humane society medical...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Laurie Powell, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 1885 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ormondale School Principal Kevin Keegan is leaving district

Ormondale School Principal Kevin Keegan is leaving the district for a new job closer to his home, the Portola Valley School...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Realist, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report Card from Redwood City School District

I received this mailing yesterday. These mailings are not cheap. How much did it cost, and to whom was it mailed? Is this...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 133 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's assessed property value up 12.5 percent

The assessed value of property in Menlo Park grew by 12.5 percent in 2105, a faster rate than that of any other city in San...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 3 hours ago | 14 comments | 3171 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump losing badly in battleground states - Kasich & Paul Ryan tie Clinton

In all seven swing states, Clinton kills Trump, in most cases with Trump barely getting a third of the vote. Paul Ryan and...

Original post made by Trump destroys my Grand Ol\' Party on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Trump destroys my Grand Ol' Party, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 40 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: New president named at Canada Community College

Jamillah Moore, currently the interim vice chancellor of educational services and planning for the San Mateo County Community...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 419 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park Housing Commission meets on Facebook expansion

The Menlo Park Housing Commission will meet Wednesday, June 29, to talk about what Facebook should be required to contribute...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Christin, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 649 Views

AROUND TOWN

How locals voted in presidential primary

In the 62 precincts in the Almanac area, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won 72 percent of the Democratic vote in...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by homo sapiens, 11 hours ago | 11 comments | 1466 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Politifact: Trump lies 6 times out of 10, almost 2 of 3 claims are lies

TRUMP LIES: Hillary Clinton "is a world class liar" The facts: According to PolitiFact, 59% of Trump's checked claims...

Original post made by 26 year old voter on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 11 hours ago | 13 comments | 279 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Exchanging trees for mansions in Menlo Park

The city of Menlo Park takes great pride in declaring itself as "Tree City USA." City ordinances contain a detailed description...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Canopy, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 197 Views

MENLO PARK

Oregon jury convicts M-A grad in rape case

Gregory Sako, a graduate of Hillview Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School, was sentenced Tuesday, May 19, in Corvallis,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by S, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 4071 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Salon.com interview with Camille Paglia

Salon.com is a progressive magazine enjoyed by many people in the Bay Area and across the country. Camille Paglia is a noted...

Original post made by Salon.com Reader on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker - GOP LIES, on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 20 comments | 2787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama gets Geography wrong again

On the Tonight Show with Jay Leno President Obama made a reference to the following ports as being on the Gulf Coast: Charleston,...

Original post made by 57 States or is the President Smarter than a 5th Grader on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker - GOP LIES, on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:37 pm | 45 comments | 2467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democrat Lobbyist predicts substantial gains for the GOP

Neil Dhillon, a Democratic lobbyist and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the U.S. Department of...

Original post made by Mid Term Elections on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Fact Checker - GOP LIES, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:57 pm | 95 comments | 3017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water rationing goals may drop dramatically

Cal Water has recommended that customers' water rationing goal be reduced from 36 percent to 10 from 2013 usage. If the state...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Unexpected Consequences, on Jun 28, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 3 comments | 1294 Views

OTHER TOPICS

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, on Jun 28, 2016 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 907 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Polls: Trump not trustworthy - no trust in judicial picks

Perhaps because he declared an accomplished American federal judge of Mexican descent to be unfair? Called him a "hater"?...

Original post made by Trump trolls GOP on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Pietra RC, on Jun 28, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 48 Views

MENLO PARK

Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by David Roise, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 614 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley home burglarized Monday morning

Someone burglarized an unoccupied residence on Granada Court in Portola Valley at about 11:45 a.m. Monday (June 27), the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 27, 2016 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 793 Views
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