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Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Quiet and Proud, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 1578 Views


Tuesday: Supervisors vote on putting sales tax extension on ballot

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors votes Tuesday on whether to put a measure to extend an existing half-cent general...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 4 hours ago | 4 comments | 792 Views


Atherton reduces size of planned civic center

The size of Atherton's new civic center has been cut by 1,600 square feet, shaving at least $2 million from the budget for...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 674 Views


"Art of the Deal" author identifies Trump as a Sociopath

"If he were writing “The Art of the Deal” today, Schwartz said, it would be a very different book with a very different...

Original post made by insider knowledge on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Teej, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 175 Views


Facebook expanding to SF !!

Now we hear rumors that Facebook will also expand to offices in SF. Good,...

Original post made by old timers on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 64 Views


Menlo Park: A new tool for funding 'affordable' housing?

The city of Menlo Park could have a new way to increase funding for housing that's affordable to middle- and lower-income...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Joan, 20 hours ago | 4 comments | 1219 Views


Newspaper racks

Does anyone ever pay attention to the newspaper racks in and around downtown Menlo? Especially in front of McDonald's? Broken...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by clean up the easy stuff first, 21 hours ago | 4 comments | 101 Views


Cover story: Gay Chinese Christian talks about what it's like to not fit in

Jeff Chu knows what it is to be different. He's Chinese, with a white spouse. He's a Bible-quoting Christian living in Brooklyn's...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Conversion Therapy?, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 2136 Views


Atherton police looking for mail thieves

Four people were seen taking mail from mailboxes in the Lindenwood and North Fair Oaks neighborhoods on Sunday morning, Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 25, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 9 comments | 2153 Views


Editorial: Supervisors' rushed appointment of sheriff a bad decision

"The public was completely removed from this process," Supervisor Dave Pine says, referring to the rushed and unexpected...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 25, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 47 comments | 2690 Views


Shots fired at home, vehicles in Menlo Park

Several gunshots were fired at a home and a parked vehicle in the 1100 block of Carlton Avenue in Menlo Park on Monday night,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Foreign Fer-ners!, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:06 am | 5 comments | 2208 Views


Palo Alto Square CineArts is closing in August

In case the Almanac hasn't covered this news, Palo Alto is losing a great theater and we are all going to suffer.

Original post made by Palo Alto News on Jul. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 97 Views


Trump IMPLODES on 60 Minutes

Forget that today at the RNC, a "GOP delegate Calls Trump Supporters ‘Brownshirts’ Who ‘Act Like Fascists’"

Original post made by Trump has mental difficulties on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Trump has mental difficulties, on Jul 24, 2016 at 6:31 am | 7 comments | 244 Views


Saturday is last day for Beltramo's in Menlo Park

On Saturday, July 23, the doors to Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a Menlo Park institution owned and operated by the Beltramo...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 2643 Views



Anyone that thinks that the parking availability and overtime parking enforcement has changed in the Menlo Park downtown...

Original post made by x - Downtown Customer on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 245 Views


Menlo Park Housing Commission calls for more affordable housing

As Menlo Park updates its general plan, the city's Housing Commission intends to push the City Council to get built as many...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by See what happens in Mtn. View, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 931 Views


Traffic alert: Major water main replacement project in Menlo Park

The California Water Service company will soon begin a several-months-long project to replace 3,875 feet of water main on...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by repave the road, on Jul 23, 2016 at 11:24 am | 6 comments | 2389 Views


Atherton resident convicted of violating Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act

Atherton resident Bill Facteau, former CEO of Menlo Park medical device company Acclarent, has been convicted in federal...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Srini?, on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 3151 Views


Trump's running mate seals his congressional records to HIDE them from you!

"23 cartons and approximately 70 GB of electronic records" - the public is forbidden from seeing these materials until either...

Original post made by Hey! Hide your records! on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Brooke , on Jul 22, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 5 comments | 132 Views


New findings on combating sudden oak death

In a breakthrough in the study of sudden oak death, scientists at the University of California at Berkeley now have reliable...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 22, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 3795 Views
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PokéWorks opens in Mountain View
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