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AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man in connection with brush fire near Facebook

A 35-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a [http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/04/01/investigators-deem-mondays-grass-fire-suspicious...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Ruth, on Apr 7, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Committee forms to consider commercial aircraft noise remedies

Portola Valley Councilwoman Ann Wengert is one of 12 elected officials from San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Jason Parekh, on Apr 7, 2016 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 2100 Views

MENLO PARK

Man dies in hit-and-run rollover collision

A 58-year-old New Hampshire man is dead after a hit-and-run, rollover collision Wednesday on northbound U.S. 101 just south...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 7, 2016 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Apple shuttle bus catches fire on I-280; no one injured

A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire this morning on southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Apr 6, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 2555 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Should Menlo Park build a downtown parking garage?

As a regular visitor to downtown Menlo Park, I generally find a convenient parking space in just a few minutes, so for me,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Apr 6, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 32 comments | 1489 Views

MENLO PARK

Deadline to respond to Greenheart project EIR

The deadline to respond to the environmental impact report for the proposed Greenheart "Station 1300" project on El Camino...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 2505 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New high-speed rail plan faces criticism

High-speed rail's recent pivot toward the Bay Area may have energized the project's Silicon Valley supporters, but it is...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 6, 2016 at 7:33 am | 37 comments | 2123 Views

MENLO PARK

Longtime Menlo Park police detective Larry Shannon dies at 67

Larry Shannon, who arrested one of the Chowchilla kidnappers, was involved in shooting incidents, and investigated homicides...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Burke, on Apr 5, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 673 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton claims Greenheart environmental study has flaws

A letter from Atherton says there are flaws in the environmental study on Greenheart Land Co.'s El Camino Real development,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Too much, on Apr 4, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 10 comments | 1802 Views

MENLO PARK

Report: Greenheart complex in Menlo Park has 'significant and unavoidable' traffic impacts

Greenheart Land Co.'s proposal for a 420,000-square-foot office, apartment and retail complex on El Camino Real in downtown...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 4, 2016 at 7:46 pm | 46 comments | 4699 Views

MENLO PARK

Any news on bicycle/car incident

Yesterday on my way over to Safeway in Menlo Park there was an accident in the road at El Camino about a block south of Safeway...

Original post made by ConcernedCitizen on Apr. 3, 2016
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Apr 4, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 349 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Recent home sales: Area experiencing low inventory?

Sales in just three local cities in this week's column could reflect the low inventory that real-estate agents have been...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 4, 2016 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain schedule changes begin today

Caltrain is changing its train schedule starting today to cope with the growing numbers of riders bogging down stops at several...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by 70s gal, on Apr 4, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: History professors discuss Trump and Hitler comparison

About 35 people came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on March 23 for an hour of conversation with radio veteran Angie Coiro...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by InDerFuerhersFace, on Apr 3, 2016 at 7:35 pm | 15 comments | 3147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodland School 'problem solving' teams compete on state level

Students from Woodland School in Portola Valley will be going to the state championships for two problem-solving competitions...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Apr 3, 2016 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 731 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Does Greenheart development have enough housing?

Housing near the train station, and whether there is enough of it, was a key issue raised March 21 during a Menlo Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Vote 4 Housing, on Apr 2, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 1872 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Hillary lies about lying

Sunday on CBS “Face the Nation,” pollster Frank Luntz spoke with a group of Florida Republicans and Democratic...

Original post made by Face the Nation Fan on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by Seymour Her, on Apr 2, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artificial Turf at Nealon?!

Just read about the City's plans for Nealon Park baseball field/dog park. 11/10/15 in the Almanac: "According to Cherise...

Original post made by Keep Nealon Natural on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 2, 2016 at 8:23 am | 3 comments | 341 Views

AROUND TOWN

“We enjoy the scrutiny.” —Chief Private Defender John Digiacinto

San Mateo County Private Defender Program This explains why John Digiacinto enjoyed this Grand Jury Report so much there...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 1, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Hillary Clinton speaks at Stanford, visits Atherton

Hillary Clinton is scheduled speak at Stanford University about counter-terrorism Wednesday morning before appearing at a...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by JBCham, on Apr 1, 2016 at 3:17 pm | 57 comments | 2545 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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