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Guest opinion: How to make Menlo Park truly bike-friendly soon

Most Menlo Park residents recognize the recreational, health and environmental benefits of bike riding, and our city has...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 116 comments | 3619 Views

MENLO PARK

New principal, construction at M-A High

As fall classes resume at Menlo-Atherton High School, a new principal is at the helm: Simone Rick-Kennel. And ground has...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Boater, 14 hours ago | 20 comments | 1753 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Donald Trumps Jeb! Bush in New Hampshire

The Donald, despite what the elite establishment Republicans tell us, is taking a commanding lead over Bush! in NH. And...

Original post made by Two Docs on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Yuppie, 16 hours ago | 16 comments | 313 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park loses a fourth administrator

The city of Menlo Park has lost its fourth administrator since mid-July, with the departure of Human Resources Director Gina...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by what works, 20 hours ago | 11 comments | 668 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park school district expands language programs

The Menlo Park City School District is working hard this year to achieve a goal it adopted in 2008: to offer world language...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, 20 hours ago | 4 comments | 925 Views

MENLO PARK

Jane Knoerle is moving, but not retiring

Most Almanac readers can't remember a time when Jane Knoerle didn't work for the paper. That's probably because Ms. Knoerle...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by linda tarter clark, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 23 hours ago | 82 comments | 5786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former San Mateo County deputy Sheriff found guilty of molesting girl for six years

From the Mercury News today: Former San Mateo Co. deputy sheriff found guilty of molesting girl for 6 years By Tracey...

Original post made by Familiar name on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 28, 2015 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park is next on PG&E tree removal plan

PG&E has begun examining 1,300 trees in Menlo Park that are growing in its gas transmission line easements and might have...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 28, 2015 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1464 Views

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Cardinal Levada, a Menlo Park resident, charged with DUI in Hawaii

A resident of St. Patrick's Seminary & University in Menlo Park, Cardinal William Joseph Levada, has been charged with drunken...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 28, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 8 comments | 1702 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park loses a fourth top manager

The city of Menlo Park has lost its fourth administrator since mid-July, with the departure of Human Resources Director Gina...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by editor, on Aug 28, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist injured in Alpine Road collision

A 65-year-old Portola Valley woman on a bicycle traveling east on Alpine Road was injured in a collision with a westbound...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by jason, on Aug 28, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 15 comments | 2199 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park puts 'pop-up park' downtown on Chestnut

Menlo Park's latest public park will be around for only six weeks, but during that time the "pop-up park" on Chestnut Street...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Location, location, location, on Aug 28, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 16 comments | 3512 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside High prepares for 19 percent enrollment growth

The 2015-16 school year will be well along at Woodside High School by the time construction crews break ground for a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by e life, on Aug 28, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 1042 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Portola Valley town manager has interim job with Menlo Park

Nick Pegueros, whose "involuntary resignation" as the Portola Valley Town Manager was announced Aug. 12, has been named the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 28, 2015 at 10:57 am | 26 comments | 2876 Views

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San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Try this, on Aug 28, 2015 at 2:31 am | 40 comments | 10247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank You John Ullom, saved taxpayers $35,000

John Ullom just received a letter from Glenn Lazof Interim General Manager of the Harbor District of San Mateo County for...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by hmbreview, on Aug 28, 2015 at 12:13 am | 5 comments | 133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Linden Avenue in Atherton closed due to fallen tree

Linden Avenue in Atherton is closed at Elm Place in the Lindenwood neighborhood of Atherton by a fallen tree, town officials...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 27, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district will remove oak on new school site

A very large, very old oak tree on the new Upper Laurel School site that some people had asked the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Aug 27, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 190 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bobcat visits a Portola Valley home

It was about 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, when Ron Johnson of the Alpine Hills neighborhood, in his hand a single-lens reflex...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ann, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 2469 Views
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La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 2,685 views

Transitions
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Local Flavor
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A Traffic Picture Worth a Thousand Words.
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Have You Ever Had a Dog?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 464 views