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Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Chief, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 1662 Views


Tonight: Eshoo session on high-speed rail

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, will host a question and answer session on high-speed rail with project experts at a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Richard T., on Aug 26, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 1661 Views


Does our City Council Deserve a Passing Grade?

In 2000, Jerry Carlson wrote a short essay on why he intended to vote no on Measure C. As reasons for voting against Measure...

Original post made by smarter voter on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Evidence, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views


Politics, Intimidation and Your Police Department

Hello, my name is Tim Wulff. I worked in the Town of Atherton Building Department from 2004 to 2008 as a plan reviewer....

Original post made by Tim Wulff on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Dec 1, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 4 comments | 1661 Views


Menlo Park: New look at grade separations

They aren't sure what they plan to do with the money, if anything, but the Menlo Park City Council decided to ask for county...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Barnes, on Nov 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1661 Views


Tonight: MP council reviews Stanford project

With many residents expressing opposition to Stanford's development proposal for 300-500 El Camino Real, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1661 Views


A headmaster hangs up the chalk after 20 years of transformation

It was mid-afternoon on a glorious day -- sunny, mild, the air fragrant with spring. But on the Menlo School campus, Norman...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1661 Views


Holiday hours at Menlo Park Civic Center

Menlo Park City Hall will shut down Dec. 23 through Dec. 27, as will the Arrillaga Recreation Center. The Gymnastics Center...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 23, 2013 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1661 Views


Daytime burglars ransack Willows neighborhood

Describing the crime spree as "unprecedented," Menlo Park police met with Willows residents on Wednesday to discuss a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Wow, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 1660 Views


Letter: Striping may not improve bike safety at I-280

Will a bike lane or restriping improve safety on Alpine Road? I doubt it. Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by elle, on Nov 17, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1660 Views


Stanford trail set to open

A long-awaited trail that runs south of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway through the foothills could be open to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1660 Views


Mounted Patrol will meet to work out compromise

The end is in sight as critics of and advocates for the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County spoke to the Woodside Town Council...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Judi Kiel, on Oct 26, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1660 Views


Supes candidates square off at forum

Six of the seven candidates vying for an open seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors met in Redwood City on...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Jed, on May 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1660 Views


Former chief probation officer in county pleads not guilty to possessing child pornography

Former San Mateo County Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest pleaded not guilty Friday to two charges of possessing...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Apr 10, 2013 at 5:20 am | 13 comments | 1660 Views


Ormondale principal named

Kevin Keegan, an elementary school principal in the Santa Clara Unified School District, has been appointed the new principal...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Santa Clara transplant, on Jul 6, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1660 Views


High Speed Rail Impact to Palo Alto

I just saw this video created by a Resident of Palo Alto, Jim McFall. It...

Original post made by just saw this on Mar. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1659 Views


Speaking of Simone de Beauvoir

When Yolanda Astarita Patterson was an undergrad at Smith College majoring in French, there wasn't much debate over who should...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1659 Views


Corrections in Portola Valley story

In the Sept. 19 issue, the Almanac reported on plans by the town of Portola Valley to purchase a property at 900 Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by pvresident, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1659 Views


Warning on eating wild mushrooms

With wild mushroom growth prompted by seasonal rains, the California Department of Public Health has issued a warning...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Porcini Harvesting, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 1659 Views


Wednesday: Supes discuss district boundaries

A meeting is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, to discuss the results of five workshops held for the once-a-decade task...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 14, 2011 at 8:25 am | 2 comments | 1658 Views
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