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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Improve the MPCSD by Electing David Ackerman as a Board Trustee

As a member of the MPCSD community for 15 years, David Ackerman demonstrated a clear understanding of the needs and concerns...

Original post made by Sentinel on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by MPEA, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 241 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Washington Post: Mr. Trump’s election would be a major threat to the economy

"Mr. Trump’s election would be a major new source of instability here and abroad, compared with which the Brexit vote would...

Original post made by Hamp on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2016 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 248 Views

OTHER TOPICS

David Frum: The Conservative Case for Voting for Clinton; "I appreciate that Donald Trump is too slovenly and incompetent to qualify as a true dictator"

"To vote for Trump as a protest against Clinton’s faults would be like amputating a leg because of a sliver in the toe;...

Original post made by MacArthur on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Seth Thomas, on Nov 6, 2016 at 8:47 am | 37 comments | 678 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man, 25, found dead in car

After someone spotted a man slumped over in a BMW and called Menlo Park police on Tuesday morning, officers arrived to find...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 6, 2016 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 5365 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Menlo Park housing for homeless veterans

More than 100 people gathered at the Menlo Park campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs on a damp Monday afternoon to...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Nazem Elmasri, on Nov 5, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 6 comments | 5355 Views

ATHERTON

Rep. Anna Eshoo supports Atherton's fiscal study of Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, backs Atherton's plans to evaluate the costs and benefits of services provided to the town's...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 5, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 46 comments | 2995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lions roam Woodside: Don't be alarmed, experts say

It was around 3 a.m. on Sept. 18 when strange noises roused residents of Audiffred Lane in Woodside, a small cul-de-sac off...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:48 pm | 13 comments | 12833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing march in North Fair Oaks reveals deep anxiety over displacement

An estimated 400 people took to the streets of Redwood City and North Fair Oaks on Oct. 21 to protest evictions and rent...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Christina, on Nov 5, 2016 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2683 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Traffic woes lead to divide over general plan

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) With the Planning Commission's members down to four (three commissioners...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Jenson, on Nov 5, 2016 at 12:23 am | 6 comments | 1630 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: A vote for Cecilia Taylor

I'm writing in support of the Almanac's endorsement of newcomer Cecilia Taylor for one of the two open positions on the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Karen Grove, on Nov 4, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 405 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Mueller is 'committed to transparency'

I am writing in support of Ray Mueller's re-election to Menlo Park City Council. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/11/02/letter-mueller-is-commit...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by .., on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 295 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook expansion approved unanimously

The Menlo Park City Council on Nov. 1 unanimously approved Facebook's plans to build two large office buildings and a hotel...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by 70s gal, on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 16 comments | 4550 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The "Rolling Stone" rape story finally gets some closure

When "Almanac" blogger Jessica T. posted on her archived "10 to Twins" blog the story titled "Don't fund the Rape Culture...

Original post made by I didn\'t know that on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Mot time, on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's funding candidates for Menlo Park City Council?

Between Sept. 29 and Oct. 26, Menlo Park's three City Council candidates, who are running for two council seats, continued...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Love Realtors, on Nov 4, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 1977 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 104 new apartments units near Facebook up for lease

A total of 104 new apartment units are now available for lease at a recently built complex near Facebook in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Roy, on Nov 3, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 4 comments | 444 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo Park council to discuss resident displacement problem Nov. 9

The Menlo Park City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, to discuss what it can do about renters...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Nov 3, 2016 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 1548 Views

ATHERTON

How new Atherton stoplight makes crossing El Camino more perilous

Atherton residents and officials say the new pedestrian-activated stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue -- which...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:39 am | 16 comments | 4377 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley today: In wake of home invasions, deputies meet with residents

In the wake of two home-invasion robberies in Portola Valley, deputies and detectives from the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Go Cubbies, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1113 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Libertarian VP Weld on Hillary: "I know her to be a person of high moral character, a reliable person, & an honest person"

Libertarian VP Bill Weld on Trump: "I've been at some pains to say that I fear for the country if Mr. Trump should be elected" Asked...

Original post made by MacArthur on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 2, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 12 comments | 258 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Renters' displacement not city's top priority

Menlo Park City Council members spent more than an hour Oct. 25 talking about when and how they should discuss what to do...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by think, on Nov 2, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 13 comments | 3071 Views
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