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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park letting ABAG dictate -- California Declares War on Suburbia

This article (copied below) which just appeared in the WSJ targets exactly what is happening here in Menlo Park. Our council...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Dues and don'ts, on May 21, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 92 comments | 4179 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalTrain MOU is a disaster

On Thursday the CalTrain board approved a MOU with High Speed Rail Authority, which CalTrain is celebrating as being the...

Original post made by morris brown on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2012 at 8:09 am | 11 comments | 1107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exempting CEQA review of the High Speed Rail Project

State Senator Steinberg is leading the charge to pass an exemption from CEQA violations for the High Speed Rail project,...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 6, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 2 comments | 959 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail: An open letter to Assemblyman Jerry HIl

Open letter to Assemblyman Jerry Hill: I was astounded to hear you state, in the Candidate forum, defending your vote...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1503 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge Kenny rules against the HSR Authority.

Judge Kenny rules against the HSR Authority. Finally! Judge Kenny has ruled the California High Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 20, 2013 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 831 Views

MENLO PARK

As technology proliferates, privacy is lost -- Almanac Editorial

Mr. Gibboney is his editorial certainly voices concerns that all of us in Menlo Park, and the whole State and Country should...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calfiornia High Speed Rail legal problems reaching a climax.

(published as a ViewPoint in the Print edition of Almanac 10/30/2013) Calfiornia High Speed Rail legal problems reaching...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 622 Views

AROUND TOWN

High Speed Rail project proceeding is questioned

In an unusually frank interview with State Senator Mark DeSaulnier, when asked on a scale of 1 to 10 the chances of the project...

Original post made by morris brown on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 459 Views

MENLO PARK

Be sure to sign the Initiative

The print edition of the Almanac (4-09-2014) is now available in news boxes on the streets of Menlo Park. There are two...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 95 Views

MENLO PARK

John Boyle's Viewpoint on HSR 10/01/08

Making the case for high-speed rail By John Boyle The Menlo Park and Atherton city councils recently voted to join a lawsuit...

Original post made by Morris Brwon on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Oct 7, 2008 at 10:18 am | 15 comments | 2232 Views

OTHER TOPICS

World Sees Obama as Incompetent and Amateur

The president is well-intentioned but can't walk the walk on the world stage. President Obama came into office as the...

Original post made by Mort Zuckerman on Jun. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1086 Views

MOVIES

Locked-in mind becomes a butterfly

This is always my favorite time of year for movies -- when most of the best are let out of the gate to contend for an Oscar...

Original post made by MovieGoer on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 4817 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Recent Home Sales

With all the hype & misinformation about bidding wars, I wanted to point out the following facts about homes that sold between...

Original post made by MP on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Feb 14, 2012 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 972 Views

MENLO PARK

Jim Lewis files libel claim against City

I note that an article has appeared http://www.topix.com/forum/source/redwood-city-daily-news/TOKEQOS34PQL5BB3S#lastPost that...

Original post made by MP Citizen on Jun. 1, 2008
Last comment by Frivolity, thy name is Jim, on Jun 5, 2008 at 4:41 pm | 6 comments | 2312 Views

MENLO PARK

Attempted Abduction of 5 year old Boy

2.5 Days after an attempted abduction, a notice is sent to local parents about a child almost kidnapped in front of his house. Can't...

Original post made by MP Mom on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1730 Views

MENLO PARK

Speedy recovery to Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Freak-Fall-Puts-Menlo-Park-Fire-Chief-Harold-Schapelhauman-in-Wheelchair-211294571.html Fire...

Original post made by Mp mom on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by reporting, on Jun 14, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 654 Views

AROUND TOWN

7 cars broken into in downtown PA and Mall

http://paloalto.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/seven-vehicles-burglarize-in-palo-alto-wednesday 7 cars broken into...

Original post made by Mp mom on Jun. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 573 Views

MENLO PARK

BEAUTIFUL SAFEWAY - but parking ???

Having attended the grand opening Friday morning at 8:00 AM and returned Sunday afternoon to do some shopping, I come away...

Original post made by MP shopper on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Super-Size This, on Dec 10, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 13 comments | 3070 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Drunk Driver Kills/Injures two

The recent news report described a Spanish-speaking worker from Spring Down Farms involved in a drunk driving accident recently...

Original post made by mpresident on Apr. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2717 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are air fresheners dangerous?

I love it when my personal dislikes are validated by science. I hate stinky, chemical air "fresheners" so I was particularly...

Original post made by MPworkingMom on Sep. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Sep 20, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 2598 Views
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
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Finding mentors in would-be bosses
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Menlo Park's Youthful Future
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All This Arguing . . .
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