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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 | 793 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. 783 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 | 922 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 | 1093 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 | 997 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 | 3355 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. 1019 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Contradictory decision on turf field

In its recent 3-to-2 vote, the Portola Valley Town Council overturned the Planning Commission's decision that would allow...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by member, on May 22, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 1068 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 | 890 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 | 772 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. 660 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 | 875 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 | 2715 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 | 743 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 | 1896 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council gets earful from Belle Haven

Although enveloped by Menlo Park city limits, the Belle Haven neighborhood often has a hard time identifying with neighborhoods...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 21, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 3619 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County announces boundary adjustment meetings

County residents interested in deciding how the new supervisorial district lines are drawn have five opportunities this summer...

Original post made by Susan Smith on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 21, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 2454 Views

ATHERTON

"Myth vs. Reality"

The APOA claims the commonly held notion that Atherton officers have less dangerous jobs than other cops in the bay area...

Original post made by This is rich on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by fat city, on May 21, 2013 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 853 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras ineffective in reducing violations

This letter was sent to Menlo Park City Council as well as Sgt. Kaufman. May 20, 2013 Sgt. Sharon Kaufman Menlo Park Police...

Original post made by Roger Jones on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Good letter, on May 21, 2013 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 732 Views
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