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Lawsuit filed over car collision with horses on I-280

A lawsuit has been filed by Menlo Park physician Dr. Jean W. Gillon over an incident in the early morning darkness of Dec....

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Steel Magnolia, on May 28, 2013 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 956 Views

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Letter: Most scientists agree about climate change

A review of 12,000 papers on climate change, in the May 15 issue of the "Environmental Research Letters," found that 97...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by gosh it sprinkled today so NO WARMING, on May 27, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 13 comments | 31019 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park transportation commissioner resigns, criticizing city staff

Menlo Park Transportation Commissioner Charlie Bourne resigned on May 21 after nearly six years of service, citing Brown...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 25 comments | 1897 Views

MENLO PARK

Wanted: Community bloggers

The Almanac Online is seeking community bloggers. Readers who have a passion or expertise, or who are interested in sharing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 26, 2013 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood hires new superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district will become the new superintendent of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by , on May 26, 2013 at 9:56 am | 3 comments | 910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whos is the best Bay Area Surgeon for Total Knee Replacement Surgery

I need a total knee replacement. Four names come to mind and I am soliciting Almanac readers for their opinions on who is...

Original post made by Gimpy on May. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Windy Hill band plays at Club Fox

It's called "Lonesome Garbage Man" and it's the second album just released by Windy Hill, the local bluegrass band known...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by , on May 24, 2013 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 946 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo may restore library hours, add red-light camera

How do you spend $75.5 million in one fiscal year? Menlo Park plans to answer that question as the city's 2013-2014 budget...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on May 24, 2013 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 1017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grab Bag Theater stages 'Babes in Arms'

The student-run youth theater group Grab Bag Theater will stage Rogers & Harts' "Babes in Arms" at 7 p.m. on three nights...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on May 23, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 1244 Views

MENLO PARK

City clerk leaving Menlo Park

Menlo Park needs to break out the recruitment ads once again. City Clerk Margaret Roberts gave two weeks' notice that her...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Whoa, on May 23, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 1128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park hires consultant to study city's administrative services department

Now that a $25,000 review of the police department's internal operations is done, Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre has...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Consultant, on May 23, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 11 comments | 3620 Views

AROUND TOWN

A headmaster hangs up the chalk after 20 years of transformation

It was mid-afternoon on a glorious day -- sunny, mild, the air fragrant with spring. But on the Menlo School campus, Norman...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1135 Views

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Suicide or murder? Attorneys duel in closing arguments

Did Parima Parineh commit suicide in the bedroom of her Woodside home on April 13, 2010, or was she shot and killed by her...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 22, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 1190 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Massacre girls win soccer tourney

The Menlo Massacre, an under-10 girls soccer team, defeated San Carlos 2-1, to win the championship game of the El Palo...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Grieved, on May 22, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park community services director expects cost-of-living increases for employees

A 2 percent cost of living increase and travel expenses for professional development figure into Menlo Park's community services...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 22, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors Approve 25 new jobs on Consent Agenda

where a single vote and NO discussion is needed. Of the 25 positions 2 of them are for supervisors to the 23 other positions....

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on May. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 728 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Housing update in final stretch

The fact that the housing element staff report came with 26 attachments, lettered from A to Z, predicted it would be a very...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 22, 2013 at 10:11 am | 5 comments | 995 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 C Parker, on May 22, 2013 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 2914 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District defends its community mission as political foes aim to pull the plug on it

This article by Renee Batti in 2002 provides some insight into this decade long struggle. http://www.almanacnews.com/morgue/2002/2002_09_25.cover.html...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school campus: Bond measure on ballot as early as November

Although no formal action was taken, Menlo Park City School District board members agreed on two key issues they discussed...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Another TK Parent, on May 21, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 27 comments | 2021 Views
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