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Facebook announces $1.5M in grants for accessory units

Facebook announced Thursday that it planned to use $1.5 million from its Innovation Fund to provide grants to five organizations...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by Resident, on May 21, 2021 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 3849 Views

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Community college PR head arrested on suspicion of sex with minors

An employee with the San Mateo County Community College District is suspected of engaging in sexual acts with two minors...

Original post made on May. 17, 2021
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 17, 2021 at 11:50 pm | 1 comment | 4825 Views

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Redwood City Fire Department names new fire chief

Redwood City on Thursday announced Ray Iverson as the new fire chief for the Redwood City Fire Department, which serves Redwood...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by John, on May 7, 2021 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3234 Views

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Advocates and residents call on county to extend renter protections past June

Dozens of advocates and residents on Tuesday urged San Mateo County supervisors to extend renter protections after the statewide...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on May 5, 2021 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 2637 Views

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The Almanac selected to participate in national journalism project

Like news organizations across the United States, Embarcadero Media — publisher of three newspapers and six community websites...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Apr 22, 2021 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2212 Views

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Guest opinion: California needs an equitable strategy for transitioning to all-electric buildings

In an op-ed first published by CalMatters, Ethan Elkind and Ted Lamm argue why state leaders should develop a strategy for...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 22, 2021 at 8:18 am | 30 comments | 2605 Views

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National, state, Bay Area leaders react to Chauvin verdict

Tuesday's guilty verdict on all three counts against ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by Petra Karenter, on Apr 21, 2021 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

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Facebook to host Menlo Park COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday

Starting Saturday, Facebook will convert part of its Menlo Park headquarters into a vaccination clinic for eligible residents...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2021 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 3535 Views

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Gary Riekes, founder of Riekes Center, dies at 69

Gary Riekes, founder of the Riekes Center for Human Enhancement in Menlo Park, died March 24, a little more than a week shy...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Mary Hufty, on Apr 1, 2021 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 7942 Views

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Prep report: Palo Alto boys set a virtual school swimming record

The Palo Alto High 200 free relay team of Ethan Harrington, James Fetter, Eric Gabbassof and Harrison Williams set a school...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1814 Views

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Castilleja wins another dramatic WBAL tennis match

For the second consecutive day, Castilleja waited until the absolute final rally to secure a 4-3 victory in the West Bay...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1645 Views

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Prep report: Menlo tops WBAL rival SH Prep in girls' volleyball

Junior setter Hanna Hoffman recorded a double-double with 24 assists and 11 digs to go with a pair of assists as host Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1488 Views

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Menlo off to a quick start in PAL Ocean Division football victory

Sergio Beltran threw four touchdown passes and rushed for two others in helping Menlo School beat Aragon in a Peninsula Athletic...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1610 Views

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This weekend: Stop Asian Hate protests happening locally

Looking for a way to stand against hate, racism and violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders? Here are three...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2021
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 28, 2021 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 3027 Views

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Californians 50 and older eligible for vaccinations on April 1

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday that all Californians 50 and older will be eligible to be vaccinated on April 1, while...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 25, 2021 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 4243 Views

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Atherton police warn of increase in catalytic converter thefts

Police have seen several car part thefts in Atherton and are warning residents to park their cars off the street or in well-lit...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
Last comment by Steve_J, on Mar 25, 2021 at 12:22 pm | 5 comments | 4590 Views

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With vaccination, The Sequoias resident looks forward to freedom

Sue Crane, who has mostly been confined to her apartment in The Sequoias retirement community in Portola Valley over the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
Last comment by rdegolia, on Mar 22, 2021 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 3182 Views

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Bay Area elected leaders call on state health officials to prioritize vaccines for hard-hit communities

Elected and nonprofit leaders throughout the Bay Area sent a letter to state health leaders Friday, urging them to change...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by , on Mar 15, 2021 at 12:47 am | 1 comment | 3631 Views

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Newsom blasts 'naysayers and dooms-dayers' as he touts pandemic progress

In his State of the State speech on Tuesday, Gov. Newsom declared that the pandemic is nearly over and reached out to key...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2021
Last comment by ln, on Mar 11, 2021 at 7:10 pm | 4 comments | 3160 Views

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Menlo Park: Man shot in 'Triangle' homeless encampment

A man who was shot in the Menlo Park "Baylands Triangle" area was taken to the hospital Monday morning after being found...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Mar 10, 2021 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 4081 Views
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