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WOODSIDE

Woodside seeks opinions of how it reviews residential projects

The Woodside Town Council gave a green light to the draft of a survey intended to determine opinions of property owners and/or...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 9, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 839 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fighting obesity

Portola Valley doctor creates chain of 'wellness centers' Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/02/24/fighting-obesity...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2016
Last comment by Lou, on Apr 9, 2016 at 8:48 am | 4 comments | 1292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Advocacy Group's Report Slams the Way California Judges Are Disciplined

To citizens of San Mateo County who have been frustrated with failures of the California Commission on Judicial Performance...

Original post made by Citizens fight back on Apr. 9, 2016
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OTHER TOPICS

Surf Air expands to San Jose airport

Surf Air, the airline that has sparked thousands of complaints from Midpeninsula residents who said its turbo-prop planes...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 7, 2016 at 8:38 pm | 11 comments | 3059 Views

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 | 1389 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 | 1902 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 | 1051 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 | 2457 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 | 1295 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 | 2336 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 | 1996 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 | 488 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 | 1683 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 | 4517 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 | 321 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 | 566 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 | 1093 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 | 2914 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 | 562 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 | 1690 Views
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