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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Trash pickup cost to rise

Menlo Park residents and businesses face increases in trash pickup costs over the next three years, some as steep as 60 percent. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, 10 minutes ago | 5 comments | 381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Talk: How to make 'safe routes to school' happen

Jen Wolosin, founder of Parents for Safe Routes, will give a talk, "Between Home and School: Why Safe Routes Matter and How...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Downtown worker, 3 hours ago | 21 comments | 1617 Views

OTHER TOPICS

David Frum: The Conservative Case for Voting for Clinton; "I appreciate that Donald Trump is too slovenly and incompetent to qualify as a true dictator"

"To vote for Trump as a protest against Clinton’s faults would be like amputating a leg because of a sliver in the toe;...

Original post made by MacArthur on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same, 4 hours ago | 74 comments | 1864 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District "junket" to Kona Kai Resort & Spa

The ACHD annual meeting http://www.achd.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Annual-Meeting-2017-Schedule-of-Events.pdf to be attended...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 5 hours ago | 10 comments | 309 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Breaking and entering, or just entering, via sliding glass door

Crime reports from West Menlo Park and Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/09/20/police-calls-breaking-and-entering-or-just-entering-via-slidi...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Keep PV SAFE!, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park mayor's 'community conversation' on education raises specter of secession

A meeting convened by Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith to discuss educational quality in eastern Menlo Park drew what appeared...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Staff, 14 hours ago | 5 comments | 1223 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside extends moratorium on marijuana sale, cultivation

If a Woodside market were to carry marijuana muffins, provided they're on a high shelf, Town Councilman Daniel Yost said...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Pshh, on Sep 19, 2017 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 665 Views

ATHERTON

Police calls: $37K in handbags reported stolen at Atherton party

Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside and West Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/09/18/police-calls-37k-in-handbags-reported-stolen-at-ath...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by The insecure rich, on Sep 19, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 5 comments | 2473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park mayor hosts talk about education inequality

Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith will host a community conversation Monday, Sept. 18, about options the city might have to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 19, 2017 at 6:45 am | 16 comments | 3355 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mom wins a makeover

Instead of riding her bike to work, picking up the kids at school, or shopping for groceries, Gudrun Enger of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 18, 2017 at 9:43 pm | 3 comments | 4453 Views

AROUND TOWN

County asks federal transportation department to investigate Surf Air

The gloves appear to be off in San Mateo County's fight against Surf Air, just as the airline prepares for a major expansion. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by TurboMx, on Sep 18, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 3442 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Changing how local elections are conducted

Big changes in the way elections are conducted in San Mateo County will be discussed at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 18, 2017 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 3828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford plans to hike payment to education foundation

Stanford officials announced Sept. 15 that the university proposes to increase its contribution to the Menlo Park-Atherton...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Pay per child, on Sep 18, 2017 at 1:52 pm | 4 comments | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Search and rescue team returns from Florida deployment

An 81-person search and rescue team based out of Menlo Park is scheduled to return from Florida Sunday (Sept. 17), according...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Sep 18, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 717 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should dogs be allowed in San Mateo County parks?

San Mateo County prohibits dogs in its parks, with certain exceptions. For nearly a year, a 10-member committee has been...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Dog owner against it, on Sep 18, 2017 at 11:34 am | 19 comments | 2097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skeggs wildfire near Woodside 100 percent contained

A 50-acre wildfire burning near Woodside in San Mateo County is now 100 percent contained, fire officials reported Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jane Gill, on Sep 17, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood schools' superintendent blasts Menlo Park mayor

The superintendent of the Ravenswood City School District has sent a strongly worded letter to Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Sep 16, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 19 comments | 3154 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Arts provide respite from daily grind

In these days of high stress, political turmoil and fast-paced demanding lives, we should be looking to the arts and humanities...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by GoMABears, on Sep 15, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley School District trustee resigns

Jennifer Youstra, who was elected to the Portola Valley School District Board of Trustees in November 2015, resigned from...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Suspicious, on Sep 15, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 6 comments | 1645 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Commissions function just fine with clear recusal process

<I>Drew Combs is chair of the Menlo Park Planning Commission.</I></B> Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2017/09/13/guest-opinion-commissions-function...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by disappointed, on Sep 15, 2017 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 193 Views
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