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Editorial: A means to help neighbors in need

Almanac readers have for 22 years risen to the challenge of helping neighbors in need during the holiday season, and we trust...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ronnette , 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 374 Views


Business: Village Stationers, Accent Arts to leave California Avenue

Two of California Avenue's independent retailers, whose stores have contributed to the small-town charm that has long characterized...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Duffy, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 813 Views


Business: Women entrepreneurs aim to take on Silicon Valley

"Three percent of startups succeed. But why can't we be part of that 3%?" Ari Horie, founder and CEO of Women's Startup Lab,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Joe, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 1953 Views


FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 1792 Views


Caring for community

InnVision Shelter Network. The Peninsula Open Space Trust. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. Dana Schmidt, programs...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 16, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1962 Views


Jeb! Bush tax plan saves BUSH family MILLIONS!

Following the discredited Laffer Curve and further discredited Reagan trickle down economics (that Jeb's own father called...

Original post made by Jeb! Mac on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jeb! Mac, on Nov 9, 2015 at 12:43 pm | 57 comments | 1111 Views


Tonight: Public workshop on Caltrans' Hwy. 84 pilot spraying program

Caltrans has scheduled a public workshop tonight (Nov. 5) in La Honda about a pilot program to cut back on herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Amy, on Nov 5, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 1001 Views


Michelson says: "Annual report coming soon"

Lee Michelson, CEO of Sequoia Healthcare District, informed Directors today that the annual report is coming soon. Michelson,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 27, 2015 at 10:38 am | 18 comments | 475 Views


Combating bullies in Menlo Park

Did you see an unusual number of people wearing orange yesterday? Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sonya Doernberg (Tyler and Arielle's Mom), on Oct 22, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1653 Views


Guest opinion: Is the county for corporations or for citizens?

Three years ago Warren Slocum was elected to represent District Four on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Before...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by neighbor,, on Oct 17, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 34 comments | 1249 Views


Drought and well water

I would like to see our municipal water agencies doing more to educate the public on the effects of using well water to irrigate...

Original post made by Triona on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 14, 2015 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 167 Views


Police cleared by San Mateo DA in shooting of mentally ill man face wrongful death suit in federal court The...

Original post made by Here We Go Again on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 14, 2015 at 6:50 am | 1 comment | 154 Views


Study: Lyme disease-infected ticks found in 'all kinds of habitats'

A study funded by the Portola Valley-based nonprofit Bay Area Lyme Foundation found the bacteria that cause Lyme disease...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 12, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 7 comments | 2294 Views


Atherton council approves civic center conceptual plan

Atherton City Council members have approved a conceptual design for the town's new civic center, but not without grousing...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Oct 10, 2015 at 1:15 am | 3 comments | 1652 Views


Menlo Park firefighters flip pancakes, raise funds

Menlo Park firefighters rappelled down ropes, simulated a live auto crash and showed off the "jaws of life," a pincer-like...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 6, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views


Saturday: Menlo Park Pancake Breakfast benefits burn victims

The 15th annual Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District headquarters...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Oct 1, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 1050 Views


Should federal employees furloughed by the shutdown receive back pay for their time off?

This would be idiotic! What are those Republicans thinking?

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Goes to show, on Sep 26, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 1080 Views


Former Selby Lane School coach arrested on suspicion of sex crimes

A former coach from Selby Lane School in Atherton was arrested on Friday, Sept. 18, by officers from the California Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Tobruk, on Sep 24, 2015 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 2209 Views


High-speed rail shifts focus back to the Bay Area

After gaining some momentum in the Central Valley, California's beleaguered high-speed rail project is now hoping for a fresh...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by time to under ground, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:21 am | 45 comments | 2922 Views


Intense traffic enforcement back in Atherton, Menlo Park

Twenty-two officers from police agencies throughout San Mateo County will conduct a saturated traffic enforcement campaign...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 18, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 6 comments | 2668 Views
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