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MENLO PARK

Letter: Jury member disputes criticism of report

I am shocked at Kelly Fergusson's attack on the county grand jury report titled "Reversing the Upward Trajectory of Employee...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

MENLO PARK

City weighs changes to downtown parking

Menlo Park has plenty of parking spaces in its downtown area, but many business owners and customers say they're frustrated...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1241 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Piano teacher walks after judge dismisses retrial

Piano teacher Boping Chen, 59, whose March 2006 conviction on child molestation charges involving an 8-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by M.Mark, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg buys historic Palo Alto home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly purchased a historic home in Palo Alto that was once owned by a Palo Alto pioneer....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by facebook, on May 13, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 2475 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford Hospital project wins final approval

After an unexpected last-minute delay, Stanford University Medical Center's bid to dramatically expand its hospital facilities...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jul 12, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did PG&E mislead the public regarding the ClimateSmart Program?

The Menlo Park CIty Council already threw away $15,000 of our taxpayer money on this "feel good" liberal scheme to assuage...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 21, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big topics for school meeting: master plan, Spanish program

The Menlo Park City School District's complete master plan for facility projects at the four schools will be presented at...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by accountability, on Nov 13, 2007 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 2844 Views

MENLO PARK

Green parking lots in city's future?

In reviewing preliminary plans for renovation of a parking plaza between Crane and Chestnut streets at Oak Grove Avenue,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest and Sequoia district gird for battle

Within days, attorneys for Everest Public High School, a new charter school set to open in September, are expected to sue...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 20, 2009 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1804 Views

AROUND TOWN

A 'total cure' for health care?

Ask Harold S. "Hal" Luft about the national health care system, and he will admit: He's been itching to reform it for years....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Joe Krall, on Nov 16, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views

ATHERTON

A Story about the Almanac's Reporting

Last Friday I wrote Renee Batti to let her know that I would not be comming by her office to present her with documentary...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by saul leibowitz, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 2281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Latest trend: out of the car and onto the bike

There are so many more of us than there once was. Where are the walkers and bikers all coming from? Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by David Roise, on Jun 10, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Piano teacher walks after judge dismisses retrial

Piano teacher Boping Chen, 59, whose March 2006 conviction on child molestation charges involving an 8-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by M.Mark, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 1371 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton hosts 'Meet Your Neighbors'

To launch its series of activities in 2012, the Atherton Civic Interest League (ACIL) is hosting a "Meet Your Neighbors"...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Coleen Anderson, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 1636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kleiner Perkins: Facts will determine outcome of discrimination lawsuit

Calling the period a difficult time at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, veteran partner John Doerr posted a statement about...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Tech Woman, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student designs, paints mural at local school

Belle Haven School will have a bright new addition to its campus this fall, thanks to Menlo-Atherton High School student...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Aimee Yan, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1591 Views

WOODSIDE

All set for today's Woodside's May Day Parade?

The 89th May Day parade through downtown Woodside is set for Saturday, May 7, following a fun run and a pancake breakfast...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Cheney, on Apr 30, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 2710 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council may choose new member today

The Atherton City Council will interview seven candidates for a vacant council seat at a 5:30 p.m. meeting today (July 11),...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jul 11, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1311 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Fencing setbacks debated

A passionate three-hour conversation about fence regulations? It happened in Independence Hall in Woodside before the Town...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Opposed, on Jul 17, 2014 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1060 Views

MENLO PARK

Two months later and what has happened?

Two months ago a young woman was killed in her car at the Ravenswood CalTrain crossing. What has happened since that time...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 24, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 418 Views
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