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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 Barbara Wood, on May 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 9 comments | 4326 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside studies basement rules

The Woodside Town Council meets tonight (Tuesday, May 26) for a second study session on the topic of basements and whether...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 27, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 4 comments | 1215 Views

WOODSIDE

Thinking mechanically

It was not that long ago when ordinary people, men mostly, could assess the mechanical health of their vehicles as they motored...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by J Carter, on May 27, 2015 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 837 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 Sweetheart Deal, on May 27, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 28 comments | 1938 Views

MENLO PARK

City manager awaits contract renewal

The May 27th Almanac (page 5) has the following article ---------------- Almanac page 5 -- May 27 2015 City manager...

Original post made by Need New City Manager on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 220 Views

MENLO PARK

In business: Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Gerry Gilchrist, on May 26, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 6 comments | 4265 Views

MENLO PARK

How should Menlo Park define 'public benefit'?

In the city's ongoing effort to wrangle the meaning of "public benefit" into measurable, comparable terms, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by taxpayer, on May 26, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 560 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, on May 25, 2015 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 1915 Views

ATHERTON

'Beatiful fox' spotted in Lindenwood

Kristina Johnson of Menlo Park said on her walk through Lindenwood on Saturday she spotted "this beautiful fox." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 25, 2015 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 3580 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Windmill School buys former nursery site

After more than 55 years of renting in Portola Valley, Windmill School, a nonprofit preschool, has become a property owner....

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by local PV resident, on May 25, 2015 at 6:52 am | 1 comment | 1869 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 Mike Keenly, on May 24, 2015 at 9:21 am | 26 comments | 6295 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 resident, on May 23, 2015 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 2764 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, on May 22, 2015 at 2:14 pm | 20 comments | 1103 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. 1134 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 | 232 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 | 3770 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-Sardiņa, on May 21, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 12 comments | 1644 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 | 444 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 | 1303 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 | 1328 Views
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