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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 | 1796 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 Nikki, on May 23, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 3510 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 | 4914 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 3525 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 1609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air Alert Monday in the Bay Area

A Spare the Air alert for smog in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for Monday, officials with the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Bette, on May 22, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac wins six awards in statewide news contest

The Almanac staff won six statewide awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, it was announced Saturday....

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by calypso41, on May 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1808 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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

The Republican party controls 33 state legislatures, dominance that did not happen overnight or by accident, but the election...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by NOT as nasty, on May 22, 2017 at 10:28 am | 28 comments | 2766 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook proposes changes to its Menlo Park expansion project

Facebook wants permission from Menlo Park to make changes to its expansion project at 301-309 Constitution Drive, which the...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on May 22, 2017 at 7:44 am | 9 comments | 3205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Time to register for AYSO in Menlo Park, Atherton

Signups for AYSO fall 2017 soccer in Menlo Park and Atherton are on Saturday, May 20, at the Hillview Middle School Library. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Daniel Fughs, on May 20, 2017 at 11:17 pm | 1 comment | 922 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New GOP chair focuses on local elected offices

In a county where Democratic registered voters exceed Republican by three to one, former Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on May 20, 2017 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 1819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials break ground for tech high school in Menlo Park

A ceremonial groundbreaking took place Wednesday for a new tech-oriented public high school in Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by J.E.M., on May 20, 2017 at 11:40 am | 3 comments | 2649 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council appoints 10 to city commissions

The Menlo Park City Council has filled four city commission and committee seats and reappointed six commissioners. Read...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by volunteer, on May 19, 2017 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 1250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside school board rescinds action Almanac cited as Brown Act violation

The governing board of the Woodside Elementary School District has rescinded actions taken at a May 1 meeting that the Almanac...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 19, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school superintendent to join Ravenswood district

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 19, 2017 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2220 Views

WOODSIDE

Volunteer says Woodside's ethics probe violated her constitutional rights

A former volunteer in Woodside has filed a claim against the town and its current and previous mayors, alleging that her...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by awatkins, on May 19, 2017 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1728 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary School District spends $584,000 to dismiss teacher

Woodside Elementary School District spent more than $584,000 in taxpayer funds to dismiss a teacher after an administrative...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Danish, on May 18, 2017 at 11:53 pm | 10 comments | 4284 Views

AROUND TOWN

County may put lid on 'noisy aircraft' at San Carlos Airport

San Mateo County has drafted an ordinance that would put a curfew on the hours and numbers of "noisy aircraft" landing or...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by pilot, on May 18, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 34 comments | 4688 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Neighbors oppose affordable housing plan

A proposal by nonprofit developer MidPen Housing to rebuild and expand an affordable apartment complex, yielding a maximum...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm | 12 comments | 5548 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 Nonsense, on May 17, 2017 at 4:16 pm | 66 comments | 1622 Views
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