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AROUND TOWN

How offended are YOU by Trump's most bigoted tweet yet?

1st: Trump says Saudi Arabia can have nukes. Now, in his most offensive tweet (to date) Trump offends all with a Star...

Original post made by American Diversity vs Trumps clan on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 3, 2016 at 7:25 am | 10 comments | 522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local ways to celebrate the Fourth

As is the tradition around here, there are many local ways to celebrate the Fourth, including parades, festivals, fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by gardener , on Jul 2, 2016 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Menlo Park police warn about fireworks, firearms

Atherton and Menlo Park police are reminding residents that all fireworks are illegal in every city in San Mateo County except...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Menlo, on Jul 1, 2016 at 7:16 pm | 8 comments | 2532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: 'Pig scramble' faces local opposition

A tradition at the Woodside July Fourth Junior Rodeo is under fire. A local veterinarian and former humane society medical...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Rene Rowland, on Jul 1, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 23 comments | 3843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Greg Munks to retire in mid July

Sheriff Greg Munks announced today that he will retire July 16 due to the effect a "not life-threatening" heart condition...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1941 Views

AROUND TOWN

How locals voted in presidential primary

In the 62 precincts in the Almanac area, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won 72 percent of the Democratic vote in...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Stan, on Jul 1, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 13 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools place 18 girls on prestigious lacrosse team

Seven Menlo School players were among those comprising the Northern California team at the 85th annual U.S. Lacrosse Women's...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 30, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments | 726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man dies in crash on I-280 in Woodside

A 71-year-old Cupertino man died in a solo-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 280 in Woodside, California Highway...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2833 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Rampaging tailgater sentenced to six months in jail

After pleading no contest to felony assault with a vehicle and misdemeanor drunken driving, Victor Manuel Jop, 39, was sentenced...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Bert, on Jun 30, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two arrested following armed robbery, wild chase across Dumbarton Bridge

Menlo Park police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday, June 28, following an armed robbery and a wild chase across the Dumbarton...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: New president named at Canada Community College

Jamillah Moore, currently the interim vice chancellor of educational services and planning for the San Mateo County Community...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on Jun 30, 2016 at 2:52 am | 5 comments | 1068 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ormondale School Principal Kevin Keegan is leaving district

Ormondale School Principal Kevin Keegan is leaving the district for a new job closer to his home, the Portola Valley School...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Parent at Ormondale, on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 2362 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's assessed property value up 12.5 percent

The assessed value of property in Menlo Park grew by 12.5 percent in 2105, a faster rate than that of any other city in San...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Marty, on Jun 29, 2016 at 10:10 pm | 17 comments | 4613 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park Housing Commission meets on Facebook expansion

The Menlo Park Housing Commission will meet Wednesday, June 29, to talk about what Facebook should be required to contribute...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Christin, on Jun 29, 2016 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1293 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Politifact: Trump lies 6 times out of 10, almost 2 of 3 claims are lies

TRUMP LIES: Hillary Clinton "is a world class liar" The facts: According to PolitiFact, 59% of Trump's checked claims...

Original post made by 26 year old voter on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 29, 2016 at 8:19 am | 13 comments | 507 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Exchanging trees for mansions in Menlo Park

The city of Menlo Park takes great pride in declaring itself as "Tree City USA." City ordinances contain a detailed description...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Canopy, on Jun 29, 2016 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 504 Views

MENLO PARK

Oregon jury convicts M-A grad in rape case

Gregory Sako, a graduate of Hillview Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School, was sentenced Tuesday, May 19, in Corvallis,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by S, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 4187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democrat Lobbyist predicts substantial gains for the GOP

Neil Dhillon, a Democratic lobbyist and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the U.S. Department of...

Original post made by Mid Term Elections on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Fact Checker - GOP LIES, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:57 pm | 95 comments | 3152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water rationing goals may drop dramatically

Cal Water has recommended that customers' water rationing goal be reduced from 36 percent to 10 from 2013 usage. If the state...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Unexpected Consequences, on Jun 28, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 3 comments | 1880 Views

OTHER TOPICS

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, on Jun 28, 2016 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 1472 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Weekly Candlelight Reconnection Ritual
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Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime
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