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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Fees, city hall remodel and staffing go to Menlo Park council

The theme of the April 7 Menlo Park City Council meeting appears to be money. Votes are expected on fee changes for some...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Apr 8, 2015 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 1433 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council won't cut parcel tax

Although Atherton is in better financial shape than it has been for years, the parcel tax paid by residents won't be going...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by H. S. Truman, on Jun 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 5 comments | 1753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Appeals court upholds dismissal of Woodell lawsuit against fire board directors

While the mystery of what really happened in Menlo Park's long-running legal soap opera involving a political sign and a...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by phew, on Jan 4, 2016 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2471 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton claims Greenheart environmental study has flaws

A letter from Atherton says there are flaws in the environmental study on Greenheart Land Co.'s El Camino Real development,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Too much, on Apr 4, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 10 comments | 1517 Views

MENLO PARK

Hilligoss out of the Park Theatre picture; Duncan plan likely to move forward

Menlo Park real estate broker Tom Hilligoss has announced that he no longer is pursuing the possibility of buying and restoring...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2007
Last comment by Stupified, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 3225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP district pursues after-school care at Laurel

There's a huge need for after-school childcare at Menlo Park City schools, and the district is going to do something about...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by Nick Taylor, on Feb 11, 2008 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 2909 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ex-official seeks records on candidate, councilman, staff

Atherton's former finance director John Johns is seeking an array of e-mails, memos and other documents in three California...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Kathleen O'Keefe, on Jan 11, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 5 comments | 4097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public invited to meetings on fire district budget

Four community meetings to discuss the economic future of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, as well as the district's...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2009 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1596 Views

MENLO PARK

Big divide over pay, benefits for firefighters

Menlo Park firefighters have been working for over a year without a contract, and a new one seems nowhere in sight as negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sustainable Activist, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 51 comments | 7467 Views

MENLO PARK

A swimming success?

Responding to a call on The Almanac's Web site for thoughts on Menlo Park's public pool in Burgess Park, one longtime resident,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 18 comments | 7608 Views

MENLO PARK

City revenues fell faster than expected

City of Menlo Park revenues have sloughed off during the economic recession even more than initially anticipated, a recent...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 1961 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail director resigns

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High Speed Rail Authority, is stepping down at the end of March....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 12, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 1932 Views

MENLO PARK

Jury convicts Menlo Park man of first-degree murder for fatally shooting taxi driver

Jurors Tuesday convicted a Menlo Park man of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of a taxi driver in Redwood City...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Apr 15, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 1393 Views

MENLO PARK

Structure fire reported in Menlo Park

A structure fire was reported at 8:25 tonight at [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=700%20ROBLE%20AV%2C%20MENLO%20PARK%2C%20CA...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Observer2, on Jun 1, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 4 comments | 1459 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Nurses plan protest at Whitman's Atherton home

Members of the California Nurses Association say that about 1,000 of them will be coming to the Atherton home of Republican...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 16, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 58 comments | 3189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Mid-Peninsula High holds open house

Mid-Peninsula High School, an independent alternative school, is hosting an open house for prospective students and families...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by LEILA, on Oct 23, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

MENLO PARK

Gordon to chair subcommittee on transportation

Newly elected state Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, has been named chairman of the Assembly budget subcommittee that...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Dec 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1713 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Marche restaurant in Menlo Park is closing

Marche restaurant in Menlo Park, which had been named one of the top 25 restaurants in the Bay Area by Michelin Guide, will...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 12, 2011 at 11:18 am | 96 comments | 7707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School competes in mock trial

Menlo School beat state champion Hillsdale High School in the final round of the San Mateo County Mock Trial Championship,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2189 Views

MENLO PARK

Walgreens loses appeal to sell beer, wine in Menlo

With far less contention than accompanied Beverages & More's successful request to sell alcohol on El Camino Real, the Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 3, 2011 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 1798 Views
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