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Menlo Park gives preliminary approval to 'Safe City' ordinance

For what was at least the third time, a small group of adults and kids sat in on the Menlo Park Council meeting, many of...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Law & Order, 39 minutes ago | 5 comments | 561 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's new police chief likes 'customer service' focus

Atherton's new police chief, Steven McCulley,says he was drawn out of retirement by Atherton's job description, which focused...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 363 Views

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Tonight: Immigration policy panel discussion in Menlo Park

A free, open-to-the-public panel discussion about recent changes in immigration policy will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 651 Views

ATHERTON

FedEx driver arrested in connection with Atherton, Menlo Park burglaries

A Hayward man and convicted felon, who worked as a FedEx driver on contract, was arrested by Menlo Park police May 23 in...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Roberto, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 1989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama’s Medicare hypocrisy

Dick Morris wrote a great article on how Obama is throwing seniors under the Medicare Bus. Please refer to this article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Grass is greener, 18 hours ago | 126 comments | 6607 Views

MENLO PARK

Man indicted for cyberattack on Almanac website appears in court

A San Francisco man accused of a cyberattack on AlmanacNews.com and other websites owned by Embarcadero Media appeared in...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Almanac Reader, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 517 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Vote yes on Atherton's Measure A to fund new civic center

Atherton's Measure A asks voters whether the town should supplement private donations and existing dedicated funds with available...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Apple, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 660 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park meeting on Willow Oaks Park upgrades

Options to renovate the dog park and add new bathrooms at Willow Oaks Park, located at 490 Willow Road in Menlo Park, will...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Randy Clunge, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plea deal on charges after high-speed chase from Menlo Park to Belmont

A 19-year-old East Palo Alto man has pleaded no contest to two felonies -- assault with a metal object and evading the police...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Law Abider, 22 hours ago | 5 comments | 721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds approve $647M grant to electrify Caltrain

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Just sayin, on May 24, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 18 comments | 1493 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park may adopt 'Safe City' ordinance

The Menlo Park City Council will discuss again tonight (May 23) which policies it should adopt regarding how city staff...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on May 24, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 28 comments | 1117 Views

MENLO PARK

Affordable housing: County plans to spend $44 million over two years

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to spend more than a quarter of the $160 million from the Measure...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Cayo, on May 24, 2017 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 925 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Village Bakery & Cafe plans July opening

If things go as expected, a new restaurant – The Village Bakery & Cafe – will open in Woodside at 3052 Woodside Road...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Superbly, on May 24, 2017 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 1576 Views

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Deputy DA again facing state bar sanctions over alleged dishonesty

Melissa McKowan, a San Mateo County deputy district attorney and the subject of a March 2013 sanction by the state bar over...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 24, 2017 at 9:08 am | 5 comments | 1715 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook expected to lease eight-story Menlo Gateway office building

In addition to nearly a million square feet of office space the city of Menlo Park has authorized Facebook to build, the...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by really?, on May 23, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 20 comments | 4018 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

In wake of Trump: Locals take leadership role in campaigns to elect Democrats

The Republican Party has been riding high with its control over state governments, with Republican majorities in the legislatures...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Lisa T, on May 23, 2017 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 360 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's Judy Sleeth receives Lifetime of Achievement Award

As a teacher, a docent and the founder of the nonprofit Art in Action, Judy Sleeth has inspired a love of art in thousands...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on May 22, 2017 at 4:14 pm | 3 comments | 988 Views

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President Obama has had a tough week

This week will mark the 37th time House Republicans have tried to repeal Obamacare. If Republicans really wanted to do away...

Original post made by Potomac Fever on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by more than R W Reagan, on May 22, 2017 at 4:05 pm | 27 comments | 5858 Views

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Business, community leader Duncan Matteson dies at 82

Duncan Matteson, a longtime Menlo Park resident and a leader in business, philanthropy and community service, died peacefully...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on May 22, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2700 Views

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Affordable housing: County wrestles with spending choices

As the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors looks at spending more on affordable housing, it has run into complications...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Joan, on May 22, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 14 comments | 1328 Views
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