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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state senate

A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 24, 2015 at 9:21 am | 26 comments | 7368 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park kicks off specific plan review

The Greenheart Land Company said it waited for Menlo Park's new specific plan before moving forward with a project for 1300...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Sep 18, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 39 comments | 7342 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Judge may dismiss Woodell lawsuit over destroyed evidence

A judge may deliver a devastating blow to the defamation lawsuit filed against two Menlo Park fire board directors A tentative...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 26, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 61 comments | 7336 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI to develop natural gas storage for vehicles

SRI International in Menlo Park will receive $875,000 in federal funds to develop technology related to using natural gas...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by marty, on Jul 14, 2012 at 12:57 am | 1 comment | 7335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Iberia restaurant plans to move at year-end

By year-end, it will be off to a new, out-of-town home for Iberia, the popular Spanish restaurant on Alma Street in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 17, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 21 comments | 7330 Views

WOODSIDE

Charges being weighed in weekend weapons incident at Woodside Elementary

Probation department authorities in San Mateo County are weighing whether to charge two teens with a misdemeanor for having...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2014 at 12:36 am | 10 comments | 7322 Views

WOODSIDE

John Bentley sells Woodside restaurant

It's a new era for Woodside's first firehouse. For the past 16 years, the little red building at 2992 Woodside Road has been...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 27, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 8 comments | 7321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate for sheriff in June election arrested in Alameda County last night

Juan Lopez, a deputy in the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and a candidate for sheriff in the June 2014 election, was...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 17, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 52 comments | 7311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Terminate private school lease, superintendent recommends

Superintendent Maurice Ghysels recommended that the Menlo Park City School District governing board terminate a private school's...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by gais supporter, on Apr 11, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 7285 Views

ATHERTON

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Amused observer, on Apr 11, 2016 at 11:58 pm | 107 comments | 7278 Views

ATHERTON

Another whitewash by "Mr. Clean"?

The following is a text of a letter I received from Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra in response to my citizen's complaint...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 19, 2011 at 4:30 pm | 82 comments | 7276 Views

MENLO PARK

YES on Measure M

The #1 reason why I'm voting YES on Measure M is to stop the developers (and the city council) from counting balconies and...

Original post made by Jen Mazzon on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 13, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 51 comments | 7272 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School fails in bid to dismiss tenured teacher

It's not easy to fire a teacher in California, especially one with tenure. Woodside Elementary School, a kindergarten to...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Momto3, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 15 comments | 7267 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Measure M debate: council control

Measure M includes a provision requiring voters to approve any changes to what the measure puts into place, as well as any...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 202 comments | 7260 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Rancor over Planned Parenthood misses point

The appeal, by a group of residents and activists, against Planned Parenthood in Redwood City is unconscionable. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 2, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 62 comments | 7257 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Watchdogs happy with high-speed rail ruling

High-speed rail watchdogs in Menlo Park were thrilled when a California judge ruled that the funding plan for the $68 billion...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Apex, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:25 am | 27 comments | 7250 Views

FICTION

SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip,' journal reports

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael Bauernfeind, on Sep 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 7249 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Residents air noise, safety concerns at Surf Air meeting

More than one local resident testified at a community meeting in Atherton on Monday (Dec. 9) that they remember exactly when...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Trade Ya, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:48 am | 6 comments | 7233 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Critics slam high-speed rail business plan

Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed rail system released a new report Monday night challenging the economics...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Don Barnby, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 8 comments | 7231 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Death of cyclist who fell on Sand Hill Road ruled 'accidental'

Deborah Johnson, the 51-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist who died July 24 in Stanford Hospital after falling off her bike in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
Last comment by Alexis, on Oct 8, 2008 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 7227 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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