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ATHERTON

Atherton: Crowd tells county they've had enough of Surf Air

San Mateo County got an earful from a standing-room only crowd of about 185 people who packed a meeting room in Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by John, 2 hours ago | 70 comments | 5807 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park could ban drone use in city parks

The Menlo Park City Council will consider a proposal to ban drone use in city parks. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/23/tonight-menlo-park-counc...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, 2 hours ago | 11 comments | 1395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Civil rights group pushes school district to change method for electing board members

A civil rights group is pushing the board of the high school district to change its system for electing members and correct...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Thinking, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump DOUBLES his African American support - from 1% to 2%

After going to an all-white suburb of Milwaukee and giving a speech about how Donald Trump loves "the blacks" his support...

Original post made by Colorblind? on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Shawn, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 109 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court found...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Vrom, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 1257 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

More than 500 cyclists participate in Tour de Menlo

More than 500 cyclists enjoyed good weather and well-marked routes for this year's 14th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride, which...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Gary, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 602 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New high school will focus on technology, engineering, design

The disciplines of technology, engineering and design will be the focus of the new magnet high school set to open in the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by bruceadornato , 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 1119 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Challengers to face Sequoia Healthcare District incumbents in November

Jack Hickey announced today that he has sponsored 2 challengers to incumbent Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD)Directors Katie...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 8 hours ago | 45 comments | 495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Five commercial burglaries in Menlo Park

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/23/police-calls-five-commercial-burglaries-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Let'sgetreal, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 2305 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park is capital of commercial drones

Menlo Park has more registered commercial drones than any other U.S. city, according to a database released by the Federal...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 266 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Elected Officials Please don't Recognize Carlos G. Bolanos as Sheriff.

The reason I am asking this is simple. The appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos was NOT on the agenda of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 202 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City receives plans for 16-bed boarding house

A three-story, 16-bedroom boarding house on Willow Road could be in Menlo Park's future, according to a proposal recently...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 2876 Views

MENLO PARK

Politifact: Trump maintains 70% LIAR ratio

Lies, mostly false or PANTS ON FIRE ratings for 69% of Trump’s claims: The PolitiFact scorecard True (4%) Mostly...

Original post made by Car wash Carl on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Office Worker, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking county to court over aircraft noise

A small claims court judge has awarded $1,000 in damages to a resident who lives directly under the flight path of Surf Air...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Kerry , 18 hours ago | 21 comments | 4046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:22 pm | 10 comments | 7359 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman describes Airbnb nightmare

Menlo Park homeowner Sharon Marzouk made headlines recently when she came home from extended travel to be greeted with what...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 22, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 16 comments | 2775 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Office-housing project approved

Plans to build 17,000-square-feet of offices and 17 for-rent housing units at 650 and 660 Live Oak Ave. in Menlo Park were...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great, on Aug 22, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 6 comments | 4132 Views

OTHER TOPICS

"Art of the Deal" author identifies Trump as a Sociopath

"If he were writing “The Art of the Deal” today, Schwartz said, it would be a very different book with a very different...

Original post made by insider knowledge on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Pete Edwood, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 15 comments | 575 Views

MENLO PARK

Trump IMPLODES on 60 Minutes

Forget that today at the RNC, a "GOP delegate Calls Trump Supporters ‘Brownshirts’ Who ‘Act Like Fascists’" http://www.mediaite.com/online/gop-delegate-calls-trump-supporter...

Original post made by Trump has mental difficulties on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sweeping Floors, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 12 comments | 446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: SRI International spins off new business to automate fruit picking

In as soon as two years, robots, not people, could be picking apples in orchards. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/22/harvesting-apples-by-robot...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 2380 Views
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