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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park ballot initiative seeks to put single-family rezoning to a vote

An initiative proposed by local group Menlo Balance seeks to make the rezoning of single-family homes in Menlo Park require...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by private citizen, 8 hours ago | 83 comments | 7383 Views

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Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Clevenger, on Jun 25, 2022 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 1012 Views

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After Roe: What happens to abortion in California?

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned the Roe decision, here are key takeaways of what to expect for abortion in California....

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 24, 2022 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early returns show Christina Corpus in lead against incumbent Sheriff Carlos Bolanos

The mood was buoyant as supporters trickled out of Christina Corpus's election night watch party. In one of the county's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by Holly L., on Jun 23, 2022 at 4:34 pm | 48 comments | 4936 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley residents create a PAC to unseat Town Council incumbents in battle over housing plan

Amid tensions over the town's housing plans, a group is suing Portola Valley for alleged violations of the state's open meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 23, 2022 at 12:08 pm | 34 comments | 6284 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire near Edgewood Park now 80% contained

A brush fire that grew to over 20 acres in an area between Woodside, Redwood City and Edgewood Park Tuesday afternoon was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2022
Last comment by Dogs Are Smarter Than People, on Jun 23, 2022 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 14125 Views

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Two youths arrested for homicide of 15-year-old in East Palo Alto

Two boys were arrested on Thursday for the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy in East Palo Alto on June 13. A semi-automatic...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Jun 21, 2022 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1842 Views

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Environmental impact report released for SF to SJ section of high-speed rail

The environmental impact report for the San Francisco to San Jose section of California's high-speed rail finds the preferred...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2022
Last comment by BoganInCalifornia, on Jun 21, 2022 at 7:51 am | 2 comments | 1802 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Civility is under siege in Portola Valley

The worldwide trend of populist resentment of government seems to have arrived in Portola Valley. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2022
Last comment by Matt, on Jun 20, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 2496 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton welcomes the community to its new library

Atherton Mayor Rick DeGolia counted down from 10 before kids ran through a red "Welcome" banner held in front of the doors...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Jun 18, 2022 at 7:46 pm | 5 comments | 2399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Incumbent San Mateo County sheriff concedes to challenger Christina Corpus

Conceding the primary race, incumbent Sheriff Carlos Bolanos congratulated his opponent Christina Corpus Thursday after early,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 17, 2022 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 2569 Views

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Hate symbol or Buddhist emblem? Hidden Villa cancels summer camps for 1,000 kids after staffers resign over swastika tiles

Hidden Villa canceled all of its summer camp sessions due to the “abrupt departure” of camp staff members upset over...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Park Mom, on Jun 17, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 21 comments | 2915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy, 15, dies in East Palo Alto shooting Monday night

A 15-year-old boy died in a shooting Monday night in East Palo Alto, according to police. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/06/14/boy-15-dies-in-east-p...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 15, 2022 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

AROUND TOWN

How Newsom would close the achievement gap in California schools

Gov. Gavin Newsom advocates "completely reimagining" California's schools to equalize academic outcomes, but will it work? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Lifestyle, on Jun 15, 2022 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 1427 Views

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Menlo Park City Council fine-tunes where to zone for future housing growth

Menlo Park City Council took a surgical look at the city's upcoming Housing Element update, vetting a list of properties...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Lifestyle, on Jun 14, 2022 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 2661 Views

MENLO PARK

Your complete guide to summer 2022 on the Peninsula

Check out our guide to summer fun, with festivals, fairs, concerts and other seasonal events, many of which are back on the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by patti cluss, on Jun 13, 2022 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2179 Views

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Almanac publisher announces retirement after four decades at the helm

Almanac Publisher Bill Johnson will retire later this year, he announced to his employees last week. Johnson will be succeeded...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 11, 2022 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E warns of possible outages, urges preparation for Friday heat

PG&E is encouraging customers around the Bay Area to prepare for excessive heat on Friday that could contribute to power...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Enough, on Jun 11, 2022 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 1677 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton: SB 9 applications start to trickle in

Atherton has received its first batch of SB 9 applications, with property owners seeking streamlined approval to subdivide...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Jlincoln, on Jun 10, 2022 at 12:18 pm | 40 comments | 10008 Views

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Two Democrats take the lead in race to replace veteran Congresswoman Jackie Speier

With the first round of votes tallied, two Democrats are likely to face off in November to replace U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by Rev. Dr. Eileen Altman, on Jun 8, 2022 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 3966 Views
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