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MOVIES

Special livestream of documentary film "Hibakusha: Our Life to Live", noon to 2pm. Mon. Aug. 3. Honoring the 75th anniv. of Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombings (Aug. 6 and 9, 19450

All are invited to a free special film screening followed by a Q&A session with the producer/director David Rothauser. The...

Original post made by Judy A on Aug. 3, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1101 Views

SPORTS

A message from the publisher about the future of our sports coverage

We are going to suspend our sports coverage for the next few months and explore different, less expensive models. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 23, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Film and Discussion: Poor People's Campaign, 2018

Event: A film about and discussion of the new Poor People’s Campaign Tuesday May 15, 7-9pm. Mitchell Park Library, 3700...

Original post made by Peninsula/Palo Alto Women's Intl. League for Peace and Freedom on May. 1, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire Station Monument Plaque found a decade after it “disappeared”

A decade after its mysterious disappearance, Fire Station 77 located on Chilco Street in the Belle Haven area of Menlo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 15, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1097 Views

ATHERTON

ATHERTON - PLAYING WITH FIRE

For many years, the Atherton City Council has toyed with the idea of leaving the Fire District and instead either providing...

Original post made by Observer II on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 14, 2020 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 1097 Views

ATHERTON

Town to give it's contractor permission to start work at 7 AM and on Saturday

If you are building a home in Atherton your contractor cannot start work until 8 AM and cannot work on Saturday. However,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 15, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 1093 Views

MENLO PARK

Former mayor pens humor book from alien perspective

Mickie Winkler, a former Menlo Park City Council member and mayor, has released a humor book containing local anecdotes and...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2020
Last comment by Steve Schmidt, on Dec 6, 2020 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another excellent Covid 19 Letter from a local mayor- Atherton

From Rick DeGolia, Mayor of Atherton: Subject: Suggestions regarding the Coronavirus or COVID-19 The health and safety...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 10, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1080 Views

MENLO PARK

In controversial vote, council picks new firm for Menlo Park's legal services

<B>In a tense 3-2 vote, the Menlo Park City Council opted to end its decadeslong ties with the Menlo Park-based law firm...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
Last comment by Ali Mad, on Mar 9, 2021 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RCSD issues RFP for lease of Hawes, Adelante and Orion schoolsites.

After passing several, multimillion dollar bond measures to upgrade their school facilities, the Redwood City School District...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 26, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating 25 Years of Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedic Services by Menlo Fire

After 12 years of a very difficult and uphill effort, the Menlo Park Fire District became the second Fire Agency in San Mateo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1058 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bay restoration project gets $1M grant for flood control

A project to protect and restore more than 500 acres of critical shore area habitats in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park received...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by Mary Hufty, on Jun 28, 2022 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

MENLO PARK

A new vision for public safety services in Menlo Park

Recommendations: 1 - Separate criminal offenses from other public safety service functions, 2 - Establish a new Menlo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jun 18, 2020 at 9:23 pm | 5 comments | 1053 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park needs to elect their mayor

Menlo Park City Council is apparently going to change the way we elect council members in response to a threatened lawsuit. Instead...

Original post made by bruce adornato on Oct. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1049 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Forest continues to oppose 1704 ECR Project

The following public comments were made to the Planning Commission this evening: November 5, 2018 The 1704 ECR Project ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1045 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Virtual talk highlights Living with Lions

Woodside Arts & Culture Committee hosts its first Virtual First Friday of 2022 on Jan. 7 featuring a talk by Laurence Frank,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2022
Last comment by vicki coe, on Jan 7, 2022 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1043 Views

MENLO PARK

MP and Facebook police agreement makes the national news

Daily Mail today has big story re City of MP and Facebook's payment for police dept in in it's area. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7609399/Facebook-accused-privatizing-l...

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by onesies twosies, on Oct 25, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 1042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Deputy Heinz Puschendof Requesting Recount of Measure W

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy will be filing for the recount of Measure W ballots. Measure had consistently failed to...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 27, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1040 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter to the editor

Stanford Wedge project Read the full letter here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2021/01/29/letter-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2021
Last comment by Rusty Day, on Jan 30, 2021 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1034 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside boys play league soccer leaders tough

The Woodside High boys soccer team gave league leader Burlingame a good battle but fell short, 1-0, on a late goal in a Peninsula...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2022
Last comment by dummy, on Feb 6, 2022 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views
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