Portola Valley district's tax measure lowers the current rate and supports schools at a crucial time
April 9, 2021 |
It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley district â€" another spring parcel tax measure, just over a year after voters rejected a measure that would have renewed the current parcel tax that is set to expire this June.
Lessons learned from one year 6 feet apart
March 26, 2021 |
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While we are all eager to move past the pandemic, we should recognize that there are some aspects of life from the past year that are worth retaining, and that the last year has also underscored disparities that need to be addressed.
Trump should be impeached and removed from office for his role in the Capitol riot
January 17, 2021 |
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.
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
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 â€" at all.October 3, 2020 | No comments yet
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 WernikoffOctober 3, 2020 | 4 comments
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
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
The Fish Market to remain in Palo Alto despite sale of property to developer
By The Peninsula Foodist | 7 comments | 4,294 views
How will Palo Alto plan for, and pay for, massive emissions reductions?
By Sherry Listgarten | 48 comments | 2,579 views
Memo to PA Police Chief Jonsen:
What are you hiding from us? And why?
By Diana Diamond | 23 comments | 1,468 views
The Almanac Readers' Choice ballot is here
It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "The Almanac Readers' Choice" â€” and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 23. Stay tuned for the results in the July 23 issue of The Almanac.