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AROUND TOWN

Measure M blocks new Tesla Headquarters - a view of the future

Imagine that it is mid-2015 and Measure M passed on a 51-49% vote in a very low turnout election. In fact, the residents...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 27 minutes ago | 3 comments | 74 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M

Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, 29 minutes ago | 23 comments | 580 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day

Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mark Toshland, 1 hour ago | 16 comments | 2123 Views

ATHERTON

Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies

Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24)...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Ken Goldman, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 1983 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

When the Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop abruptly closed in 2013 after 97 years in business, patrons lamented its...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 5 hours ago | 26 comments | 2317 Views

FICTION

Obama, Socialist-in-Chief, destroys the Free Market

S&P 500 TRADES ABOVE 2,000 POINTS FOR FIRST TIME "NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market has reached another milestone as the...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by right way, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 83 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 9 hours ago | 5 comments | 131 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Drought, Wallea Drive stop sign before Menlo Park council

The agenda for tonight's Menlo Park City Council meeting may sound a little familiar -- drought control and a neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Biker, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 233 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Neighbors protest water waste at Corte Madera School

Portola Valley residents who live near Corte Madera School have become increasingly upset this summer as water continues...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Common Sense, 12 hours ago | 9 comments | 1932 Views

MENLO PARK

Back to School: Menlo Park district makes plans for new campus

As children in the Menlo Park City School District headed back to classes on Aug. 20, the district is moving ahead with...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 90 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Monte Rosa stop sign approval temporarily stopped

At Vice Mayor Catherine Carlton's request, the Menlo Park council last night tabled the question of whether to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, 13 hours ago | 27 comments | 2996 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District's HeartSafe Program revisited

In my role as a "watchdog" on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, I receive monthly copies of the Cash Disbursement...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 14 hours ago | 6 comments | 110 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson Campaign Website Lists 2012 Endorsements?

Kelly Fergusson is still listing her 2012 campaign endorsements on her website. Why? Has anyone asked her 2012 endorsers...

Original post made by Voter on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 61 Views

AROUND TOWN

Programs at Atherton Library

Wednesday, August 27 at 6:30 pm- Sensational Summer Salads. A cooking demonstration and nutrition Q and A for adults. Thursday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 27 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Backers of Mandarin immersion program plan charter school in Menlo Park

With ambitions to open by fall 2015, supporters of a Mandarin-language immersion program who were turned down by the Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by highjack, 16 hours ago | 59 comments | 4016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M freezes Menlo Park into the past

Measure M freezes these definition: ECR SPECIFIC PLAN AREA VOTER-ADOPTED DEVELOPMENT DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS. 1 - ECR...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 20 hours ago | 6 comments | 188 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Drought: Cal Water lists restrictions on water use

The California Water Service Company has a list of restrictions on water use during the drought, but doesn't have a final...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by grizzled-oldtimer, on Aug 25, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 7 comments | 892 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton homeowner fined, barred from use of home

A judge has decided in favor of the town of Atherton in its lawsuit alleging that the home at 67 Redwood Way was a "drug...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Pat, on Aug 25, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 7 comments | 144 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than 500 riders turn out for Tour de Menlo

More than 500 bicycle riders from all over the Bay Area participated the 10th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride on Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 444 Views

MENLO PARK

East Palo Alto woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murder

An East Palo Alto woman has received 15 years to life in prison after a 2011 high-speed chase that led to the death of her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by my friend, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 339 Views
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