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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park elections: campaign finance reports

Here are links to campaign finance reports (PDF documents) for the Nov. 4, 2014, Menlo Park elections. They cover the period...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 23 comments | 2973 Views

MENLO PARK

'We are changing the specific plan' - Menlo Park Planning Commission

Menlo Park planning commissioners are hoping to send "a positive message" with their unanimous action last night to support...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by so sad, on Oct 8, 2014 at 11:19 pm | 11 comments | 15074 Views

MENLO PARK

Tasers, water and Belle Haven garden go before Menlo Park council

The agenda for Tuesday's (Oct. 7) council meeting in Menlo Park runs the gamut from police use of Tasers to hiring a consultant...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 573 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Guide: Six seek Menlo Park council seats

Described by more than one candidate as a "battle for the soul of downtown" Menlo Park, this year's election will decide...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by dream on, on Oct 17, 2014 at 9:18 am | 19 comments | 2356 Views

SPORTS

A tough climb behind him, Ross awarded top prize

Ross Fulkerson of Portola Valley is at the peak of his game and he's just 12 years old. But he is also on a path to encounter...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Climbinggurl, on Oct 7, 2014 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 189 Views

MENLO PARK

Developer contributes $200K to defeat Measure M

Greenheart Land Co., which is proposing to build a 420,000-square-foot, mixed-use development on El Camino Real at Oak Grove...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 8, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 10 comments | 2158 Views

MENLO PARK

Does Menlo Park fire district need drones?

Do firefighters need aerial drones to help them do their jobs? Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:04 pm | 19 comments | 2618 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Six vie for three Menlo Park council seats

Described by more than one candidate as a "battle for the soul of downtown" Menlo Park, this year's election will decide...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1130 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac endorsements: Atherton City Council

It's been tough going for the Atherton City Council, which has operated with only four members for much of the last 15 months...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Skeptical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

La Entrada named National Blue Ribbon School

For the second time in six years, La Entrada School in Menlo Park has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Mom, on Oct 8, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 1598 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council backs removal of hazardous trees

Eucalyptus trees in Portola Valley on town-owned property received an evaluation of "no confidence" Wednesday night (Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park graffiti arrests lead to drug bust

Menlo Park police officers conducting a graffiti sting Wednesday night arrested two 18-year-olds who were caught allegedly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 9, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 3 comments | 1756 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Measure M not needed to address large-scale El Camino development

As current chair of the Menlo Park Planning Commission, I'm concerned about the scale of development along El Camino. I'm...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 11, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 12 comments | 1775 Views

MENLO PARK

Mandarin charter proposal scrutinized by community, district

In preparation for a public hearing on a proposed Mandarin immersion charter school, officials from the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Oct 11, 2014 at 9:37 am | 5 comments | 2614 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: Former council members discuss pros, cons of Measure M

The Almanac invited two former Menlo Park councilmen -- John Boyle and Heyward Robinson -- to discuss Measure M, which is...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 5 comments | 2891 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police ask dry cleaner customers to review charges

Menlo Park police are asking customers who used Menalto Cleaners to review credit card statements and receipts for the past...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 1944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: Community college district asks voters for $388 million

If it's not broken, why fix it? It's a question one might ask on a tour of Canada Community College on Farm Hill Boulevard...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by education is stoopid. And expen$ive, on Oct 14, 2014 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 1094 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fogarty to receive technology medal from the White House

Thomas J. Fogarty of Portola Valley, a noted medical-device inventor, surgeon and vintner, will meet with President Barack...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by f perlroth, on Oct 13, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Hearing on Mandarin immersion charter proposal

The public will have a chance to comment on the Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

MOVIES

Movie Review: 'The Judge'

Here comes "The Judge." It's been a while since we've seen a movie so…Grisham-y. But here we are again with big movie stars...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Z., on Oct 16, 2014 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 2976 Views
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