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FICTION

Grants to expand legal services for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is awarding nearly $1.4 million in grants it says will produce more consultations...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3164 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Greenheart's El Camino Real project goes before Planning Commission

Greenheart Land Company's 420,000-square-foot development at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo Park will face the penultimate...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Truth , on Dec 13, 2016 at 12:34 am | 12 comments | 2897 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton to work with Caltrain to resolve noise problems

Angry and frustrated after a recent report showed Caltrain is repeatedly violating Atherton's quite zone, City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2016
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 12, 2016 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today Marks 146th Anniversary of the First African American Elected to Congree

146 years ago today Joseph Rainey, became the first African American elected to Congress. Joseph Rainey was born into slavery....

Original post made by Historian on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Toy C, on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 207 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Officer interrupts apparent burglary in progress

Police arrested three men after an officer interrupted what appeared to be a burglary in progress on Dec. 7 at a construction...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 4135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday: Parcel tax vote for Menlo Park school board

The public's last chance to weigh in on the details of a parcel tax measure that the Menlo Park City School District's governing...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by brian, on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 1866 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears head for state football bowl game

Jordan Mims and Aajon Johnson were at it again, running wild behind an offensive line that created opportunity after opportunity....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 12, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1301 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gallup: republicans suddenly favor keeping electoral college - do you?

Currently, 19% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents favor basing the winner on the popular vote, down from...

Original post made by Rainy day pal on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 11, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 5 comments | 304 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Menlo 13% are happy! The first Trump/Ryan action to use ACA repeal to give the RICH a couple tax cuts

Local Trump voters, all 13%, must be ecstatic that the first tax cuts will give the top .01% a $154,000 annual tax break. Drop...

Original post made by UM law professor on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by 8 pause, on Dec 10, 2016 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 191 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two displaced after bacon fire causes $80K damage

A one-alarm kitchen fire Wednesday afternoon displaced two Menlo Park residents and caused $80,000 of damage to their apartment,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 9, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 19 comments | 3750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district hires 20 firefighters this year

The Menlo Park Fire District hired 20 firefighters and firefighter paramedics this year, marking "the largest, single most...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 9, 2016 at 3:20 pm | 53 comments | 4357 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Laurel third-grader is state chess champ

Laurel School third-grader Shawnak Shivakumar is the new third-grade California state champion chess player. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 3122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Study finds Caltrain violates quiet zone

Atherton now has documented something many had suspected -- Caltrain is regularly violating the town's six-month-old quiet...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Dec 9, 2016 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 3589 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Recent home sales: Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Lianne, on Dec 8, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park business: Pop-up shop sells handcrafted goods

A pop-up store selling handcrafted goods, mostly from Southeast Asia, will open for three days (Thursday through Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Parker B, on Dec 8, 2016 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views

MENLO PARK

Correction: No loss of potential affordable housing due to Facebook rezoning

The Almanac inaccurately reported, in a Dec. 6 online story and in the Dec. 7 print edition, that a rezoning of Facebook's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Scott H., on Dec 7, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 1349 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas leak ignites and melts water main in Sharon Heights

A break in a small gas line that burned a hole in a large water main led first to shooting flames and then to jets of water...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 7, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 2337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: County holds Menlo Park meeting on major changes to Flood Park

The public will have an opportunity Tuesday (Dec. 6) to comment on major changes planned for the 21-acre Flood Park, located...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Dogs?, on Dec 6, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1560 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: General plan change impacts affordable housing

In the months leading up to adoption of an updated general plan, a switch was made that may have an impact on Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 387 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Support Meals on Wheels recipients by buying a Subaru

PVI Meals on Wheels is proud to announce that it will be participating in the annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Dec. 5, 2016
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