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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Water restrictions; trial changes to Ravenswood rail crossing go before Menlo Park council

Customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District will see new water restrictions if the Menlo Park City Council votes...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Willows resident, 13 minutes ago | 2 comments | 314 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Landscape consultant: Don't replant now

With drought becoming a way of life, residents thinking of the summer ahead and possibly replacing their landscaping now...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Angela Hey, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 1308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday: County committee to consider school district transfer request

The San Mateo County Committee on School District Organization on Monday, May 4, will consider the request by some residents...

Original post made on May. 3, 2015
Last comment by carab1n3r, 14 hours ago | 6 comments | 1029 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission recommends bike lanes, no third lane on El Camino Real

Given a choice of three options or leaving El Camino Real alone, the Menlo Park Planning Commission gave a unanimous thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sal, 19 hours ago | 53 comments | 3320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Searsville Dam will stay for now; endangered fish to get more water

Stanford University released a 41-page report today outlining two plans that would address the future of Searsville Dam and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Andrew, 20 hours ago | 8 comments | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man told to pay $19K in restitution for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes

James Grady, 61, of East Palo Alto, who was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in January for charges related to a 2014...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 1012 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council and fire district hold joint meeting

Atherton's City Council and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board of directors will hold a joint meeting on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 22 hours ago | 5 comments | 1008 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley plans retaining wall to make cycling safer

Wooden boards and steel I-beams will be the construction materials for a 400-foot-long retaining wall intended to make cycling...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by cyclist/motorist/local, on May 4, 2015 at 6:30 am | 4 comments | 1524 Views

WOODSIDE

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Skylonda

Electric cars and their charging stations have had the alternative-fuel spotlight mostly to themselves in Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 3, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 2161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Correction: Webb Ranch, Stanford settled lawsuit

In the April 15 issue of the Almanac, a story on a lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court by Dr. Jean Gillon of Menlo...

Original post made on May. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 608 Views

MENLO PARK

SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park dies at 47

Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park, the CEO of Survey Monkey and the husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 3, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 4271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trial set over lawsuit involving driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician who was serious injured in December 2012...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 5 comments | 794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Driver struck in head with bicycle lock

A man driving along El Camino Real pulled over after a bicyclist threw something at the car, according to Menlo Park police,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Water, on May 2, 2015 at 9:04 pm | 20 comments | 3130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter Apathy in San Mateo County

Many times on these forums citizens have expressed surprise and outrage that there is a general apathy in San Mateo County...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on May 2, 2015 at 2:16 am | 19 comments | 940 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Cyclist injured in Portola Valley; blueprints stolen from Menlo Park office building

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/29/police-calls-blueprints-stolen-fr...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on May 1, 2015 at 10:50 pm | 8 comments | 2115 Views

MENLO PARK

It looks like water rationing is coming for Cal Water customers

The manager of the California Water Service's Bear Gulch District said Tuesday that the district is working on a plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sharif, on May 1, 2015 at 7:08 am | 38 comments | 4845 Views

WOODSIDE

Dishing up a colorful canvas

"Somehow, in looking over Mitchell's paintings I find myself thinking that he thinks a bit like a chef. His paintings consistently...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by WACC, on Apr 30, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four teens arrested in pistol-whipping, robbery

Two 18-year-olds and two juveniles were arrested for allegedly pistol-whipping and robbing a man in unincorporated Redwood...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 941 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Landscape consultant: Don't replant now

With drought becoming a way of life, residents thinking of the summer ahead and possibly replacing their landscaping now...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 30, 2015 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 1003 Views

WOODSIDE

Interim pastor aims to help revitalize church

Atheists have a philosophical belief in common with the Rev. Ama Zenya, the interim head of the congregation at the Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by WP, on Apr 30, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1348 Views
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