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Police: Menlo Park man who used escort service slashed in the head, 17-year-old suspect arrested

A 17-year-old Stockton girl was arrested Thursday after allegedly slashing a man with a knife in his home in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2021
Last comment by Enough, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 3411 Views


State to officially align with CDC masking guidance as part of June 15 reopening

One of the California's top public health officials confirmed Wednesday that the state will align with federal face masking...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2021
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jun 10, 2021 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2081 Views


Hands-free technology helps Menlo firefighters find people 'twice as fast'

Firefighters with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District have new technology that helps them navigate through burning buildings...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Jun 9, 2021 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2147 Views


East Palo Alto City Council pledges $2M to keep mobile home park affordable

Residents of the Palo Mobile Estates mobile home park in East Palo Alto may have the opportunity this summer to purchase...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2021
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 5, 2021 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 2338 Views


The Almanac honored in California journalism competition

The Almanac was honored with nine awards for its newspaper and website, including fifth place for general excellence among...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 2, 2021 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 3382 Views


New task force cracks down on illegal fireworks in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park

Determined to prevent a repeat of last year's fireworks explosions, the cities of East Palo Alto and Menlo Park have formed...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 1, 2021 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 3807 Views


Local towns face increased state housing requirements

Midpeninsula towns are seeing increasing housing allocation requirements, much to the displeasure of some locals, while others...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on May 30, 2021 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 4963 Views


Are local cops getting vaccinated? It depends on the police department

Police departments throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are encouraging officers to get vaccinated, but the results...

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by MPCSD resident, on May 29, 2021 at 6:20 pm | 16 comments | 4271 Views


Eight killed in shooting at San Jose VTA maintenance yard

A shooting at a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority maintenance facility in San Jose on Wednesday morning has resulted...

Original post made on May. 26, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on May 26, 2021 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 4322 Views


Guest opinion: Reducing wildfire risk to homes and communities

In a guest opinion, Don Bullard, battalion chief and fire marshal for the Woodside Fire Protection District, writes about...

Original post made on May. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3456 Views


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 | 3695 Views


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 | 4645 Views


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 | 3103 Views


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 | 2527 Views


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 | 2123 Views


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 | 2492 Views


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 | 2167 Views


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 | 3386 Views


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 | 6863 Views


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
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