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MENLO PARK

Election 2007: Measure G would raise spending limit for Menlo Park fire district

Voters in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are being asked to raise the limit on the amount of money the district...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 4, 2007 at 2:28 pm | 9 comments | 3240 Views

SPORTS

Local voters back Obama and McCain

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, was the top vote-getter in The Almanac's circulation area (Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by excuuuse me, on Feb 12, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 3122 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bail remains for doctor in death of MP student

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge Wednesday morning declined to eliminate bail for a Colorado doctor accused of illegally...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by clotho, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 2038 Views

MENLO PARK

Middlefield and Linfield: Traffic signal, or lighted crosswalk?

At its meeting on Tuesday, July 14, Menlo Park's City Council could decide whether to install a traffic signal or a lighted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 15, 2009 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent disputes drop-out number; The Almanac responds

In your Oct. 21 editorial, you stated that the Sequoia Union High School District has an "above-average dropout rate." This...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 2172 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley may decide parking dispute along upper Alpine Road

The matter of roadside public parking and how much of it there should be in front of 4860 Alpine Road is the first item...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 2140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday meeting on downtown parking issues: Loosen time restrictions? Install meters?

People interested in the parking situation in downtown Menlo Park are invited to attend a meeting Thursday, March 11, at...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by MP shopper, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 9 comments | 1763 Views

MENLO PARK

Supervisor of Belle Haven child care center charged with harassing a minor

Police have arrested the supervisor of Menlo Park's child development center in the Belle Haven neighborhood, after the man...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by 2538, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 9 comments | 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain wants high-speed rail to start locally

Caltrain has joined a growing swell of Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed-rail system. But Caltrain isn't...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by TrainIsComing, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: big drop in East Palo Alto crime

East Palo Alto -- once regarded as the murder capital of the country -- has seen a 56 percent decrease in violent crime since...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 19, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo commissioner also working as HSR publicist

As reported in local newspapers, Menlo Park transportation commissioner Katherine Strehl signed on to handle publicity for...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joan, on Mar 9, 2011 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 1587 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arrested for embezzling from elderly relative

Two people have been arrested and charged with embezzling more than $13,000 from an 81-year-old Menlo Park woman, police...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 2, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1521 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire board endorsements make strange bedfellows

You'd expect unions to get along with pension reform advocates about as well as cats get along with water. But this year's...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Nov 5, 2011 at 1:21 am | 5 comments | 11172 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook comment period extended one week

Vowing to keep the Facebook project on schedule, the Menlo Park City Council at its Jan. 10 meeting answered requests to...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by what is the rush, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1661 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside woman seeks high, high office

Woodside resident and documentary filmmaker Michealene Risley has a June deadline. She needs at least 50,000 people —...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Budget, housing on Menlo Park agenda

As the Menlo Park City Council heads into the final weeks before taking a holiday in July, city officials are reviewing "big...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on May 22, 2012 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1211 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Service set for former Ladera principal John Vincent

A memorial service has been set for Saturday, Aug. 25, for John Vincent, who served as principal of Ladera School from 1968...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by David Ruder, on Jul 27, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1822 Views

MENLO PARK

Algae clogs Menlo Park water lines

California Water customers in Menlo Park may have been wondering what's up their pipes after experiencing low water pressure...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Willows resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 2855 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Thank-ster, on Feb 18, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 14 comments | 2297 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo council forms subcommittee to guide Stanford project on El Camino

After a discussion that started on Tuesday night and stretched into Wednesday morning, the Menlo Park City Council decided...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 107 comments | 12086 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 2,084 views

The gift of time
By Cheryl Bac | 7 comments | 908 views

I had no Idea How to Deal with Anger and Conflict
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 555 views

Foods of Love
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 384 views

Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 3 comments | 187 views