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Sunday: North Fair Oaks Community Festival

The North Fair Oaks Community Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, on Middlefield Road in Redwood...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Chuchee, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain parking fees increase

The daily parking fee at Caltrain stations will rise to $5, with the monthly fees at $50, starting Sept. 1. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School Facilities Bond Open House Dates

A note from Dr. Polito copied verbatim from the Woodside School Website: "Facilities Bond As I mentioned in my message...

Original post made by Alfred Woodsider on Aug. 21, 2013
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Police Calls

<I>This information is from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's office. Under the law, people...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Emily lozano, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 1081 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council says no to Louise Street driveway

Louise Street resident Michael Schwarz said his neighbors were determined to stop developer Sam Sinnott from building a driveway...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Santa Cruz Ave Resident, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 22 comments | 3133 Views

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Should Menlo Park stop or expand its red-light camera program?

Should Menlo Park add a fifth red-light camera, or shutter the program altogether? That question comes before the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by James C. Walker, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:56 pm | 25 comments | 3845 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Specific Plan flawed; needs to be revised

For the benefit of Old Timers and others: While I agree with some of SaveMenlo's objections to the Specific Plan and to Stanford's...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by time for review, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1334 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Parcel Tax: Yes or NO

Now is an excellent time to start a discussion on the forthcoming Atherton Parcel Tax vote which will occur in November....

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 1170 Views

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Peter Carpenter running for Menlo Park fire board

Peter Carpenter has qualified for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District election on November 5, 2013. Peter Carpenter...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:32 pm | 44 comments | 6542 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Developer Sam Sinnott asks for police presence at City Council meeting

Menlo Park council meetings are generally noted for a lack of physical, if not verbal, violence, but developer Sam Sinnott...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassing, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 42 comments | 2309 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council asked to fix the Specific Plan

To the Menlo Park City Council: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14495 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 20, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 942 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Battle heats up over Stanford's proposed mixed-use project on El Camino

Even as Stanford confirms that it has agreed to make changes to its proposed eight-acre complex on El Camino Real, according...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 63 comments | 121517 Views

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Tonight: Republican dinner in San Mateo

The San Mateo County Republican Party Central Committee's Lincoln Day Dinner will take place Friday, May 10, at the BPO...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 20, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 939 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge Kenny rules against the HSR Authority.

Judge Kenny rules against the HSR Authority. Finally! Judge Kenny has ruled the California High Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 20, 2013 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 994 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: 'Bay Area Backroads' talk

Doug McConnell, the host of the "Bay Area Backroads" television program that ran from 1993 to 2009 on KRON-TV, will share...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Pren, on Aug 19, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 895 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Vernon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 16336 Views

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Feature story: Steeped in coffee

You could say Oscar Nunez, the proprietor of High Note coffee, has coffee in his blood. "Coffee has always had a place in...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Dorothy Polash, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1437 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Stanford offers should encourage more talks

Now that Stanford has agreed to meet some of the concerns raised by opponents of its proposed office, retail and housing...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:56 am | 15 comments | 1270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama gets Geography wrong again

On the Tonight Show with Jay Leno President Obama made a reference to the following ports as being on the Gulf Coast: Charleston,...

Original post made by 57 States or is the President Smarter than a 5th Grader on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by really?, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 32 comments | 1548 Views

ATHERTON

It's like deja vu all over again

Peter Carpenter, commenting today, on the fire board election: "Hopefully the voters will appreciate what is at stake...

Original post made by Yogi Berra on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Not a fan, on Aug 17, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 4 comments | 936 Views
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