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MENLO PARK

Resident group sues city over planned Sharon Road sidewalks

A group of residents has filed a lawsuit over a recent Menlo Park City Council decision to install sidewalks on Sharon Road...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2021
Last comment by Harry Bellingham III, 42 minutes ago | 9 comments | 3865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal complaint by Jewish employees alleges antisemitism at Stanford racial-sensitivity program

Two Jewish employees at Stanford University have filed a complaint against the university for allegedly allowing persistent...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
Last comment by MP Resident, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested after allegedly exposing himself in front of an 11-year-old in Atherton

A 36-year-old Mountain View man was arrested by Atherton police Monday after he allegedly exposed himself inside his vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
Last comment by Enough, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 870 Views

MENLO PARK

Proposal to redevelop SRI International campus in the works

Menlo Park-based SRI International has launched plans to redevelop its 63-acre campus that would dedicate 10 acres for residential...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 6 hours ago | 40 comments | 6714 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, on Jun 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 3925 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsiders to vote on measure aimed at adding outdoor community spaces

Woodside residents will vote on a ballot measure that would allow for more outdoor gathering spaces in town. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2021
Last comment by awatkins, on Jun 15, 2021 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton sees spike in burglaries

Atherton police are reporting an uptick in burglaries in town, with 10 taking place over the last two months, totaling a...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 10, 2021 at 3:59 pm | 25 comments | 4129 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2264 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Menlo Park firework penalties to skyrocket to $1,000

Anyone thinking of lighting illegal fireworks in Menlo Park this Fourth of July, or any other time, now has another big reason...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 10, 2021 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2507 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What matters in the end? Couple chronicle life's final chapter in new book

Prompted by a serious medical diagnosis, longtime Palo Alto residents Irvin and Marilyn Yalom probe questions around love,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Jun 9, 2021 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2463 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2284 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Council member's attempt to fire city attorney met with outrage, accusations

An East Palo Alto City Council member's effort last week to hastily convene a closed meeting and terminate the city attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2021
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 7, 2021 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 3386 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2372 Views

FICTION

Figuring out how to feed kids when they're not in school

The pandemic forced most school districts to rethink how they feed children and what role schools should play in combating...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3379 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain electrification delayed to 2024 due to COVID-19 pandemic, other complications

Caltrain's electrification of its rail system has been delayed until late 2024, in part because of supply chain disruptions...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by Mr. Engel, on Jun 4, 2021 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 2738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community briefs: Menlo Park's reopening plans; Rotary scholarships; Oak Knoll's new assistant principal; Skunks rescued

In this week's community briefs, Menlo Park looks at reopening venues and services, Oak Knoll taps a new assistant principal,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Jun 4, 2021 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2753 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Work on new Portola Valley schools classrooms to begin this month

Construction is beginning June 14 on new buildings part of a $49.5 million Portola Valley School District project. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by pv123, on Jun 4, 2021 at 11:17 am | 3 comments | 2568 Views

MOVIES

Student project highlights the plight of restaurant workers

A Portola Valley student's project touched on the roots of restaurant worker pay and ways to improve their salaries. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by , on Jun 3, 2021 at 3:53 am | 1 comment | 3050 Views

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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 | 3398 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep boys win first outright CCS soccer title in 15 years

Luke Maxwell scored an insurance goal with less than a minute to play, leading Sacred Heart Prep to a 3-1 win over Evergreen...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2111 Views
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