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MENLO PARK

Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2014 at 7:56 am | 13 comments | 1598 Views

MENLO PARK

Oak Knoll teacher John Fuller writes a book inspired by his long commute

Driving 100 miles each day back and forth from his home in Orinda to his job teaching at Menlo Park's Oak Knoll School gave...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Oct 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sneak peek: Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park

Renowned chef Bradley Ogden's much-anticipated Bradley's Fine Diner, or BFD, is officially opening in Menlo Park the first...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Zorba, on Oct 22, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1529 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Measure M would take away council's negotiating power

As the vice mayor of Menlo Park and parent of two children at Las Lomitas, I have the opportunity to speak with a variety...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Positive Reinforcement, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five indicted in bid-rigging scheme at foreclosure auctions

Five real estate investors accused of rigging bids at foreclosure auctions in San Francisco and San Mateo counties have...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 24, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 8 comments | 2439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College bond measure faces a new kind of opponent

When there is opposition to school construction bond measures, it usually comes from voters opposed to the concept of taxation....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 1782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter info available to candidates, journalists

It may come as a surprise to voters that much of the information they provide when they register to vote (including name,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:10 am | 10 comments | 782 Views

MENLO PARK

Study session on Mandarin immersion charter

With only a few weeks before it must vote on authorizing a Mandarin immersion charter school in the district, the board...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 28, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 1368 Views

MENLO PARK

Tech changes fuel new Project Read strategies

Guest article: Literacy education at Project Read-Menlo Park is evolving as quickly as the sweeping technology changes in...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Oct 27, 2014 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 245 Views

MENLO PARK

School board examines law governing charter schools

An attorney led a study session Monday night for the board of the Menlo Park City School District about the details of charter...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 8, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 4067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Measure M fundraising, spending pick up

The latest batch of campaign finance reports show big spending on both sides of the Measure M debate. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Allied, on Oct 29, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 30 comments | 2042 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: For downtown vibrancy, defeat Measure M

How can anyone who supports downtown vibrancy also support Measure M? I don't understand. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/10/22/letter-for-downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 6 comments | 790 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Will voters weigh in on future of Sequoia Healthcare District?

One race in the Nov. 4 election has the potential to correct what some see as a miscarriage of the democratic process. But...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 4, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Community Theatre stages 'Curtains'

Rehearsals are in full swing in Menlo Park and Woodside, with the new director commuting from the East Bay and actors coming...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Patricia, on Oct 29, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 903 Views

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Menlo Park: Keith raises $20,274 for council campaign

As befits a small city election, Menlo Park council candidate campaigns are weighed in thousands of dollars, rather than...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
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MENLO PARK

Specific plan changes go before Menlo Park council

A cap on medical office space, along with two minor changes proposed for the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, goes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 36 comments | 967 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Human Services director 'horrified' by allegations against social worker

The director of the San Mateo County Human Services Agency said Wednesday she is "horrified" by allegations that...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 1, 2014 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1708 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac endorsement: Menlo Park City Council race

With six candidates running for three seats, we believe that the incumbents are the best choices in the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure M raises concerns

As long-term owners of Menlo Park family-owned businesses, we — along with representatives from Alys Grace, Borrone's,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Draegers?!, on Nov 4, 2014 at 8:10 am | 13 comments | 734 Views

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Residents have growing concerns over small commuter planes

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation -- A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel." Some...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Not convinced, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 11 comments | 1954 Views
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