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MENLO PARK

Council incumbents will seek re-election

Menlo Park City Council members Ray Mueller and Catherine Carlton have confirmed with the Almanac that they plan to run for...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by political spectrum, on Mar 15, 2016 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 283 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park has funds to start Middle Avenue tunnel design

The city of Menlo Park now has the funds to begin preliminary engineering work on a pedestrian and bicycle tunnel that would...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Aaron, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:32 am | 29 comments | 3324 Views

ATHERTON

Josh Becker withdraws from Assembly race

Menlo Park resident and venture capitalist Josh Becker announced March 11 that he is ending his [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/02/16/josh-becker-joins-crowded-assembly-rac...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge inundated with objections to release of student records

After California parents were recently notified that their children's records might be released as part of a federal lawsuit...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Mar 15, 2016 at 8:11 am | 1 comment | 154 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Donald Trump says Antonin Scalia might have been murdered

CBS News report: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/donald-trump-considers-theory-scalia-might-have-been-murdered/...

Original post made by Donald on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 13, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 43 comments | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Hampshire claims 1st victim - Fiorina quits

She posted her notice on Facebook. Does this make her a lead VP candidate for Jeb? Why did a person who rarely bothered...

Original post made by Bernard on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 13, 2016 at 2:29 pm | 11 comments | 358 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside may allow 65% of basement to extend beyond structure above it

If regulations on basement size now under consideration by the Woodside Town Council are adopted, they would allow soil to...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by what about trees, on Mar 12, 2016 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 1504 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Bakery & Cafe to close its doors on March 15

The last day of business for the Woodside Bakery & Cafe will be Tuesday, March 15, according to Jan Sweyer, who co-owns the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Mar 11, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 28 comments | 4709 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District on Youtube

On Feb. 24, 2016, the Sequoia Healthcare District uploaded a video to YouTube entitled: "5th graders choreograph and dance...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 11, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 37 comments | 511 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park, SLAC named top water conservers in Silicon Valley

Local efforts to shave down water use appear to be working. Across Silicon Valley last year, water usage was reduced from...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Samia, on Mar 11, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

WOODSIDE

FAA forms panel to give communities a voice on plane routes, altitudes

Spurred by outrage over airplane noise from residents of the Midpeninsula, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by noise issue follower, on Mar 11, 2016 at 7:01 am | 2 comments | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hillary Clinton back in Atherton for another fundraiser

For the second time in a little more than a month, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton for a political...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Villi, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 2265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bail Increased to $2M for Manuel Anton Sedillo-Messer

Bail set, 3rd time is a charm for former Sam Mateo County Social Worker. http://thissideofthehill.com/threads/bail-increased-to-2m-for-manuel-anton-sedillo-messer-s-m-c-c-p-s-a.1...

Original post made by Sarah Navratil on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 10, 2016 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 650 Views

AROUND TOWN

A look at the sleek, new San Mateo County jail

The aesthetics of the new county jail -- the colors on the walls of community spaces, sleek furniture, abundant natural light,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Joe arpaio, on Mar 10, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 1898 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Court rulings gives big boost to high-speed rail

California's high-speed rail system surged past a major legal obstacle this week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tossed...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:06 am | 8 comments | 1198 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Surf Air noise: Will county go beyond voluntary measures?

After years of working with Surf Air to try to find ways the airline could voluntarily do something to reduce the noise its...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Private Pilot, on Mar 9, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 108 comments | 5310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man convicted of traveling to Cambodia for sex with minors

A federal jury in Los Angeles found a Menlo Park man guilty Monday of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with underage girls....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Twentse, on Mar 8, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 2847 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Longtime head of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve steps down

Philippe Cohen of Menlo Park literally took it as a sign that after serving more than 22 years as executive director of Jasper...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by MaryKenney, on Mar 7, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2431 Views

SPORTS

Soccer: Woodside High girls win CCS Open Division

Kayla Hart scored in the 59th minute and the Woodside High School Wildcats held off a previously undefeated Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Woodsider, on Mar 7, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal court orders California to release confidential student information

Parents in school districts around the state recently received notice that confidential information on their students maintained...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Mar 7, 2016 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 2158 Views
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