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State assembly candidates to meet in forum

Three candidates for the 24th State Assembly will meet in a forum Thursday, May 8, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palo Alto Council...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on May 21, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Horsley gets nod in District 3 race

Don Horsley has spent 18 years serving San Mateo County as an elected official, first as sheriff for 14 years and, most recently,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by RYOOYFM, on May 21, 2014 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 1014 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on May 21, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 3483 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Ex-council member rejects specific plan petition

A group calling themselves "Save Menlo" is promoting a petition that would dramatically alter the recently re-approved El...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 21, 2014 at 7:06 am | 55 comments | 3786 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires consultant to analyze specific plan initiative impacts

As city and county officials work on the painstaking process of verifying the signatures of registered Menlo Park voters...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 20, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 3 comments | 2429 Views

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Atherton: Encinal students 'shelter in place' due to gas leak

A contractor working behind Encinal Elementary School in Atherton struck a small natural gas pipe this morning and caused...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 20, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2115 Views

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Save Menlo's true agenda appears

When challenged about their claimed status as a "general purpose committee" rather than as a "ballot measure committee" Save...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 20, 2014 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 483 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodell's Complaint against Kiraly & Bernstein is Dismissed with Prejudice

It's over. CIV 517287 JOHN WOODELL VS. CHARLES BERNSTEIN, ET AL. JOHN WOODELL SETH I....

Original post made by Clarence Darrow on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 20, 2014 at 7:20 am | 4 comments | 3557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election: Open space district seeks voter OK for $300M bond measure

If two-thirds of voters approve Measure AA, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District will be able to issue up to $300...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 19, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 3048 Views

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Avenidas senior center head to step down

Menlo Park resident Lisa Hendrickson, the president and CEO for the past 15 years of Avenidas, the Palo Alto senior-services...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on May 19, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 2486 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Measure AA, Coastsider votes and Property taxes

The MROSD Coastside annexation did not provide for ANY property tax distribution to the District from the annexed areas....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 19, 2014 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 936 Views

ATHERTON

Time for some transparency

Now that Atherton wants to redivert surpluses into increasing expenses rather than decreasing taxes, as promised, here is...

Original post made by Transparency on May. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 764 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council shares views on nonresident recreational fee surcharge

Should nonresidents pay 35 percent more, and wait a week longer to register, for the city of Menlo Park's recreation classes?...

Original post made on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by Do your research, on May 18, 2014 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 2732 Views

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Menlo Park: St. Patrick's Seminary secretary pleads no contest to felony embezzlement

A secretary accused of helping her boss embezzle money from St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park has pleaded no contest,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 18, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 5810 Views

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Voters have choices for few county offices

South San Mateo County voters won't have choices in who will be their sheriff, their district attorney, or their superintendent...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 18, 2014 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1523 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Sunday: Portola Valley's 'rural values' are topic for study session

Are rural values under threat in Portola Valley? An early morning study session on planning regulations and guidelines --...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by jimmae, on May 18, 2014 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 1656 Views

MENLO PARK

St. Raymond first in academic decathlon

<I>Submitted by Lynn Stieren, teacher at St. Raymond School.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/03/12/st-raymond-first-in-academic-decathl...

Original post made on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by Equal time, on May 17, 2014 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 1537 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council split over new privacy law

In a rare 3-2 vote for the current Menlo Park council, a new ordinance governing the use of surveillance data by law enforcement...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 17, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 14 comments | 4620 Views

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Skylonda: Work begins on Skyline slope

Crews from Caltrans are working to repair a steep slope off the shoulder of Highway 35 (Skyline Boulevard) at mile post 13.1...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on May 17, 2014 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2789 Views

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Menlo Park: Pregnant woman robbed in driveway

A man approached a pregnant woman sitting in a car parked in the driveway of her Menlo Park home and shattered a car window...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Belden, on May 16, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 3589 Views
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