Editorials

2021

The menace in the White House

Trump should be impeached and removed from office for his role in the Capitol riot
Hopes were high among many going into the new year, buoyed by the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But the pandemic has become a backdrop in the aftermath of an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

January 17, 2021 | 7 comments

2020

Elizabeth Lewis and Cary Wiest for Atherton City Council

The debate over whether Atherton should "detach" from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and contract out for emergency services is still alive and playing out in this City Council race.

October 10, 2020 | 3 comments
Why does The Almanac make endorsements?

Every election season, we are sure to be asked why we run endorsement editorials and what it means to endorse a candidate. As often as we can, we try to point out that endorsements do not impact our reporting " at all.

October 3, 2020 | No comments yet
Jeff Aalfs and Sarah Wernikoff for Portola Valley Town Council

With only two seats on the council to fill, voters need to make a choice between incumbent Jeff Aalfs and challengers Sarah Wernikoff, Angela Hey and Mary Hufty. The Almanac recommends reelecting Jeff Aalfs and electing Sarah Wernikoff

October 3, 2020 | 4 comments
Jen Wolosin for Menlo Park City Council

The first-ever District 3 council race in Menlo Park features three strong candidates with a diverse set of backgrounds. The Almanac recommends readers vote for Jen Wolosin this election.

October 3, 2020 | 9 comments
Atherton shows how not to be a good neighbor

The notion that Atherton taxpayers, who own some of the highest-valued property in the entire country, are somehow being abused by having to bear a higher proportion of the cost for emergency services in the wider community is absurd.

March 24, 2020 | 2 comments

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