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ATHERTON

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, 0 hours ago | 23 comments | 1855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state senate

A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Roger L., 11 hours ago | 22 comments | 5292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Murder conviction in DUI case that killed Menlo Park couple

A woman who was driving drunk when her car struck and killed a Menlo Park couple in 2013 was convicted of murder this morning,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Lesley, 15 hours ago | 14 comments | 1902 Views

ATHERTON

Crowd questions Cal Water on drought restrictions

A crowd of nearly 250 people showed up at a Tuesday night meeting to ask officials from Cal Water about the new drought restrictions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by tom wong, 16 hours ago | 5 comments | 2317 Views

MENLO PARK

Renewal of City Manager McIntyre's contract.

Tonight (5-19-2015), in closed session the MP City council will consider renewing McIntyre's contract. (Public comment accepted...

Original post made by Morris Brown on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gravy Train, 17 hours ago | 20 comments | 791 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton supports water restrictions, but leaves enforcement to Cal Water

The Atherton City Council on May 20 approved a resolution "endorsing and supporting" the California Water Service Company's...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by AuggiesMan, 18 hours ago | 4 comments | 568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's deputy charged with misdemeanor over gun brandishing

A San Mateo County deputy sheriff has been charged over allegations that he pointed a gun at a custodian in a Redwood City...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 19 hours ago | 31 comments | 4624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 23 hours ago | 69 comments | 4891 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Affordable home loan workshop

Learn how to join the affordable home loan program administered by HEART of San Mateo County for first-time home buyers at...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 646 Views

MENLO PARK

3 months and still no changes at Ravenswood Calgarian crossing

It has been three months since the tragic 23 Feb death at the Ravenswood CalTrain crossing and yet not a single change has...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 21, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 83 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wednesday: Staff recommends Atherton not pass water-restriction laws

Saying it is not the town's job to enforce Cal Water's drought restrictions, Atherton's city manager has recommended that...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 21, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 38 comments | 2598 Views

MENLO PARK

Nak's is closing!

I was in town today, (Santa Cruz Ave) doing some shopping when I walked by Nak's. Ken Kurose, the son in law of Ken Nakumura...

Original post made by Suzanne on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on May 21, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 12 comments | 1317 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

AYSO leaders retire after years of service

Local registration for American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is taking place this year without the leadership of three...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by jane Yates, on May 21, 2015 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 81 Views

MENLO PARK

Readers' Choice: Time to vote for your favorites

Almanac readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for their favorites...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by e.L. Travers, on May 20, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1107 Views

WOODSIDE

Residents evacuate neighborhood for annual wildland fire drill

Had there been a real wildfire along Old La Honda Road in Woodside on Saturday morning, May 16, firefighters might have seen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Kip, on May 20, 2015 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC admission rates for CA residents drastically declined

Where's the college admission blog when you're looking for it. I came across the following stats today that seemed worth...

Original post made by HS Mom on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 20, 2015 at 9:40 am | 21 comments | 1511 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess Pool needs full audit before new contract

Erin Glanville on her blog has posted an excellent article on the awarding of a new contract for operation of the Burgess...

Original post made by want-full-audit on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by taxpayer, on May 20, 2015 at 9:07 am | 22 comments | 1209 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: $3,500 bike stolen from Menlo Park garage

A stereo was taken from an unlocked car and sunglasses from a locked car, while an expensive bike vanished from a garage...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 19, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1811 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Workshop on Cal Water drought plan

Cal Water will hold a public workshop on its proposed drought restrictions and ways customers can reduce water use at 6 p.m....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Elaine, on May 19, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1172 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Breaking News, not

Breaking News is for news which has just broken. Not for stories nearly a day old. btw 1200 people on a CalTrain that...

Original post made by whatever on May. 19, 2015
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