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MENLO PARK

Facebook buys 56 acres near its Menlo Park headquarters

Facebook has acquired another huge property near its main campus at Willow Road and Bayfront Expressway in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Stats, on Feb 12, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 15 comments | 4121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district nearly ready to start building new school

Officials at the Menlo Park City School District say they are just a few months away from beginning construction on their...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Neigbor, on Feb 12, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 4 comments | 2464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Measure M opponents outspent proponents by factor of 1.3

The final batch of campaign finance reports for the 2014 election were due Feb. 2, and the numbers show serious money Ė by...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Responsible Too, on Feb 12, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 2701 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton sues Caltrain over electrification

Atherton has sued the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, alleging the agency improperly approved the environmental impact...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bad trend, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 6 comments | 2059 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

NBC News Statement on Brian Williams 6-Months Suspension

CNN Money has NBC News president Deborah Turness full statement on Brian Williams Suspension. http://money.cnn.com/2015/02/10/media/nbc-brian-williams-suspended/ He...

Original post made by News Hound on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 11, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 4 comments | 377 Views

MENLO PARK

What's with all the Helicopters over West Menlo?

Anyone know?...

Original post made by Jennifer on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Bird in the sky, on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 7 comments | 2397 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside's Richard Delucchi dies at 105

A memorial service is set for Monday, Feb. 16, for longtime Woodside resident Richard Delucchi, a father and husband, a builder,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Britschgi, on Feb 10, 2015 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

MENLO PARK

Reports of serious crimes drop 11 percent in 2014

For a city that strives to be on the cutting edge of tomorrow, Menlo Park turned back the clock in at least one respect --...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Feb 10, 2015 at 3:18 am | 7 comments | 2136 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tuesday forum: Should Portola Valley traffic be monitored by surveillance cameras?

Should Portola Valley vehicle traffic be monitored by license-plate-reading surveillance cameras? That the topic of a community...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Slick, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

ATHERTON

Dogs on leash code being enforced at Holbrook Palmer

Visitors to Holbrook Palmer Park are now greeted with a lighted, highway sized information sign stating that dogs not on...

Original post made by what-is-the-reason on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 184 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton says it will sue Caltrain over electrification plan

Unhappy with Caltrain's response to a letter from Atherton requesting concessions on plans to electrify the rail system between...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 36 comments | 3454 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton et. al sue Caltrain over electrification plan

A lawsuit has been filed against CalTrain and its electrification plan. The lawsuit can be viewed at: https://www.scribd.com/doc/255220567/Petition-for-Writ-of-Mandate-Atherto...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by short scottie, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:01 am | 11 comments | 1907 Views

MENLO PARK

DA clears Menlo Park officers in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers who shot and killed a fleeing burglary suspect on Nov. 11 used justifiable force, according...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by dm, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 21 comments | 3799 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 8, 2015 at 12:22 am | 1 comment | 770 Views

MENLO PARK

DA: Menlo Park did not break law by hiring consultant, publishing info on Measure M

There was "no violation of the law" by the city of Menlo Park in hiring a consultant and producing materials, including a...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Two cents, on Feb 7, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 17 comments | 2407 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What happened when I confronted my cruellest troll...

Being a troll reveals far more about you than your intended target. Lindy West wrote an amazing story about her experiences...

Original post made by pogo on Feb. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 390 Views

MENLO PARK

Two small earthquakes near Menlo Park this morning

Two small earthquakes struck the Emerald Hills area this morning about two miles southwest of Redwood City, the USGS reported....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Feb 6, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 3228 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Bank customer allegedly threatens Woodside teller

Crime and accident reports from Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/02/06/police-calls-bank-customer-allegedly-threatens-woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Sharon Heights, on Feb 6, 2015 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

County board unanimously denies Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Board of Education on Wednesday night, Feb. 4, unanimously denied the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Enough already!, on Feb 6, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 8 comments | 3634 Views
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