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MENLO PARK

Parking changes coming to Menlo Park

The New Year will herald new parking rules for Menlo Park. The City Council voted 4-1 to test a plan that changes the configuration...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 19 comments | 2391 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain weighs fare increases

Although weekend Caltrain service recently escaped the budget ax, at a public hearing on Sept. 2 the rail agency proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by M.C., on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1828 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A moves ahead on lights and expands usage hours

From The Daily Journal: "On Wednesday, the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees will consider adopting a...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:59 am | 27 comments | 2136 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton video remains online despite privacy complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2010 at 6:57 am | 59 comments | 4314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consolidating Menlo Park and Atherton

Both Menlo Park and Atherton are facing severe financial difficulties and both suffer from a lack of strong political leadership...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by it is what it is, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 60 comments | 4285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

Employees at four Menlo Park businesses fell for the police department's minor decoy trap on Saturday (Aug. 28). Read...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Exactly, on Sep 2, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 32 comments | 2690 Views

AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

<B>Reduced parking time in Menlo will hurt business Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10067...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park siblings arrested in hotel robbery

A brazen late-night attack on a Palo Alto hotel worker in his room has ended with the arrest of two Menlo Park siblings....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 2, 2010 at 12:50 am | 1 comment | 1880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New year brings changes to high schools

There is significant newness to be found in programs and plans for the 2010-11 school year at Woodside and Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Sep 2, 2010 at 12:37 am | 2 comments | 2738 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College changes affiliation, but not goals

Coming off its best season in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference, the Menlo College football team is hoping to build...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Sep 1, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 4089 Views

MENLO PARK

We are losing the battle with Noise Pollution in Menlo Park

Planes. Trains. Automobiles. Leaf Blowers. Air Compressors. Jack Hammers. Chain Saws. Chippers. Garbage Trucks. We...

Original post made by Assaulted by Noise on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by member, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 14 comments | 3162 Views

ATHERTON

Tempest brews over camera in Atherton Town Hall

Does the town of Atherton have the right to videotape members of the public doing business in Town Hall, even if they have...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by BlackBart, on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 2067 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension initiative remains on Menlo Park ballot

The pension reform initiative will remain on the Menlo Park ballot, despite a lawsuit filed to remove it, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 1, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 1809 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo brothers try to reduce number of affordable housing units tonight

From the San Jose Mercury News http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15959548?nclick_check=1 Come on Almanac at least...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1414 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 31, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 63 comments | 3554 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Free Classes Sept. & Oct.: Water-Efficient Landscaping - Design, Plants to Use, etc.

Fall Landscape Education Program: Learn how to beautify your garden and use water more efficiently. Check out free classes...

Original post made by Menlo Park gardener on Aug. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1915 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

More light coming to Portola Valley Town Center at night

The Portola Valley Town Council endorsed a go-slow approach to increasing artificial light at the Town Center, which now...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 31, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 3229 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Readers Choice 2007: Our readers pick their favorite local gems

The Almanac's 15th annual Readers' Choice contest produced some fresh results, and lots of repeat winners. Readers named...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2262 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park downtown parking targeted for change

Downtown parking is on the agenda when the Menlo Park City Council meets Aug. 31, and among the questions considered will...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by MP business owner, on Aug 30, 2010 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments | 1623 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman chastises colleagues

Councilman Andy Cohen asks, "What is ethical for politicians and consultants in their respective roles?" Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Andy fan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 26 comments | 2366 Views
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