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MENLO PARK

Our planning department: whom do they serve?

Our planning department not only evaluates projects, it collects the fees from project applicants. The result is that planning...

Original post made by observer on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by observer, on Aug 17, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2777 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Robinson wants to raise the UUT Tax

Mayor Robinson was quite clear in his state of the City speech last evening that he wants to raise the UUT tax rate. Well...

Original post made by observer on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by be fair, on Mar 14, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 6 comments | 1678 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon should apologize for falsehoods

Developer David Bohannon achieves a new low in Menlo Park campaigning by his multiple mail pieces asserting that Council...

Original post made by Observer on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Oct 27, 2010 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 867 Views

ATHERTON

Where is the new Atherton City Manager?

It has been almost five months since John Danielson resigned his post as Atherton’s interim city manager. Where is the replacement?...

Original post made by observer on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 25, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1049 Views

MENLO PARK

Our Planning Department and the Stanford Project

We've all learned many unpleasant lessons from the Stanford/Arrillaga project, including how the City was apparently misled...

Original post made by Observer on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 68 comments | 2193 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodland Ave safety issue -- sidewalks needed

At the Council meeting of June 19,2007, a very compelling case was made for getting the City to fund a project to install...

Original post made by OBSERVING on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by Pedestrian, on Jun 22, 2007 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 2568 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Parcel Tax Being Used for Benefit of Residents?

From the November 2 police blotter: 18:35 SPECIAL DETAIL 111102033 Occurred at Port Of Oakland Outside Agency assist...

Original post made by Occupy Oakland? on Nov. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 960 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Occupy Wall Street is a DNC ruse to divert attention away from Obama's Failed Presidency

The current Occupy Wall Street movement is the best illustration to date of what President Barack Obama's America looks like....

Original post made by Occupy Wall Street Critic on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by RJ Reed, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 83 comments | 2923 Views

MENLO PARK

Grafitti in Menlo Park

Is anyone as offeded as I am by the grafitti that appears in our parks, on the sides of buildings, etc.? The grafitti on...

Original post made by Offended Citizen on Apr. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2411 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 1226 Views

MENLO PARK

Derry Project Applies For $3.78mil In Public Money

Quotes from Staff Report #08-033 presented to City Council, March 4, 2008 "The Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Housing...

Original post made by Oh, When Will It End? on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 10, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School Violations

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30649 http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_23874966/palo-alto-private-schoo Castilleja...

Original post made by Old PA on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Old PA, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest Op from ex-mayor Paul Collacchi -- smart growth

Today's Almanac http://www.almanacnews.com/morguepdf/2009/2009_07_08.alm.section1.pdf page 23 -- (everyone should...

Original post made by old timer on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by also a participant, on Jul 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 15 comments | 2202 Views

MENLO PARK

ClimateGate ---

The following message from respected scientists should be noted here in our local paper. It is time to reassess climate change...

Original post made by old timer on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Dec 26, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 113 comments | 5295 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson Brown Act violation decision due today 2/1/2011

The Post says the DA will release his report on the Brown Act violatin by Kelly Fergusson. Apparently Peter Carpenter was...

Original post made by old timer on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by None, on Feb 1, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 1111 Views

MENLO PARK

Possible illegal use of public funds to Keplers

According to an article in the PA Daily news, the City Council has just approved awarding $4500 in grants to some organizations...

Original post made by old timer on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 1630 Views

MENLO PARK

City Manager wants $360,000 loan to repair his home

According to a front page article in the Daily Post, City Manager McIntyre is asking Council to approve this $360,000 loan...

Original post made by old timer on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 705 Views

MENLO PARK

Save Menlo claims to have needed initiative signatures

The SJ Mercury in an article: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_25734848/menlo-park-will-pay-consultant-126-886-study has...

Original post made by old timer on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 12, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 7 comments | 325 Views

MENLO PARK

CFPPC dismisses ridiculuous Peter Carpenter complaint.

Nice to see that the California Fair Political Practices commission has quickly dismissed the complaint that Atherton resident...

Original post made by old timer on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 4 comments | 360 Views

MENLO PARK

Wise Impact report on Specific Plan released

Those willing to spend a few hours reading this 350 page report (cost the City about $430 per page), can entertain themselves. The...

Original post made by old timer on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by words and pictures and charts and stuff, on Jul 11, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 136 Views
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