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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park biotech company opens COVID-19 testing site

A Menlo Park biotech company is offering drive-thru COVID-19 tests and will be open to the public daily. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2022
Last comment by Avellino, on Feb 1, 2022 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 5289 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ravenswood district in talks to lease two of its properties

The Ravenswood City School District hopes to finalize longterm lease agreements to develop two of its sites and use the revenue...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by JOlson, on Jan 31, 2022 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 4859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newsom injects $6.1B to speed shift to zero-emission vehicles

Standing outside the Ford Greenfield Labs in Palo Alto on Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom spoke about his vision for fast forwarding...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Jan 31, 2022 at 5:45 pm | 4 comments | 2394 Views

MENLO PARK

New public park and bike bridge now open at Meta headquarters

A new public park and a bridge for people to walk or ride bicycles across Bayfront Expressway near Meta's expanded headquarters...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2022
Last comment by [email protected], on Jan 31, 2022 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 2979 Views

MENLO PARK

New nonprofit aims to bring more public art to downtown Menlo Park

"If you build it, they will come" is rarely applied to art, but it's a key part of the philosophy of Elevate Art Menlo Park,...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jan. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 355 Views

FICTION

Bay Area law enforcement grapples with rise in 'ghost guns'

Officials in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties have reported a significant rise in "ghost guns" over the last few years....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 31, 2022 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Why electrification, now, is counter productive

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident Alexander Cannara touts nuclear power as a reliable clean energy source for California's...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Jan 28, 2022 at 11:40 am | 43 comments | 5311 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Family sues Stanford University, fraternity over son's fentanyl death

The family of a Stanford University student who died from an accidental fentanyl overdose in January 2020 has filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 27, 2022 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 3111 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Arrillaga, one of Silicon Valley's top philanthropists, dies at 84

John Arrillaga, the billionaire philanthropist who helped develop the modern Silicon Valley before becoming one of its most...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Harold Schapelhouman, on Jan 26, 2022 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 4871 Views

ATHERTON

$50K worth of jewelry, other items stolen from Atherton home

Someone stole $50,000 worth of jewelry and other items from a home in Atherton sometime over the last week, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by Really !, on Jan 25, 2022 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 3940 Views

ATHERTON

Glass door smashed in Atherton's fifth burglary of 2022

Atherton police reported the fifth burglary of the year on Thursday, after someone reportedly smashed a glass door to break...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Jan 21, 2022 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 3130 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Elderly women robbed at gunpoint while lunching at Stanford Shopping Center

A man who pointed a handgun at two elderly women stole their purses on Tuesday outside True Food Kitchen, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4305 Views

MENLO PARK

It's Time To Save Menlo Park Outdoor Dining And The Santa Cruz Avenue Community Plaza

The Menlo Park City Council will decide the future of these important community assets on January 25. https://www.almanacnews.com/blogs/p/2022/01/10/help-make-the-temporary-outdoor...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jan. 19, 2022
There are no comments yet. 584 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton couple grateful for community support after burglars cause $1 million in damage

After burglars broke into their home and damaged a faucet, causing flooding while they were away on vacation, an Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 18, 2022 at 8:09 pm | 5 comments | 10074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redevelopment galvanizes residents to protect neighborhood trees

Tejaswini Ravindra is nervous about traveling over the holidays. It's not so much the omicron variant or the trip itself...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Jan 18, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 699 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Here's what's changed as California's new COVID workplace rules go into effect

Updated COVID-19 workplace rules went into effect on Friday. Several of the changes increase protections for vaccinated workers. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 18, 2022 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views

FICTION

Amid low COVID vaccine rates, more California children hospitalized in omicron surge

The number of California children diagnosed with COVID-19 during the omicron variant surge has "skyrocketed," challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1888 Views

MENLO PARK

$7 million in surplus COVID supplies damaged after being left outside amid rain

Roughly $7 million in surplus safety equipment and cleaning supplies at the San Mateo Event Center was damaged in recent...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by Anita, on Jan 17, 2022 at 6:17 pm | 3 comments | 2141 Views

WOODSIDE

Housing and development were top of mind in Woodside in 2021

Potential new housing and development in town center dominated the conversation in Woodside last year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2022
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Jan 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 2414 Views

MENLO PARK

Betsy Nash, Menlo Park's new mayor, lays out her priorities for the year

Betsy Nash, Menlo Park's mayor for 2022, identified three key areas where she's hoping to use her role to make an impact:...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 16, 2022 at 11:40 am | 4 comments | 2813 Views
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