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AROUND TOWN

QUESTIONS THAT MUST BE ASKED

In response to the article "Money Train" by Jon Mays, on January 18, the following questions must be asked now that San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Trust but verify, on Aug 5, 2013 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 1058 Views

MENLO PARK

Alameda de las Pulgas building gets a facelift

The long building on Alameda de las Pulgas at Avy Avenue in West Menlo Park that houses a Starbucks and the post office is...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Appreciative Neighbor, on Feb 4, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 1057 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park staff asks for $500,000 boost to city hall renovation budget

Earlier this year, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to budget $300,000 for capital improvements to city hall. Now, in Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Conscience, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek driver in hit-and-run

A black Acura hit a large tree, knocked down a fence, tore through a lawn and smashed into three parked cars in a driveway...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by SpareChange, on Jan 5, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

A case for Public Private Competition

There are many services in San Mateo County that could be opened up to competition with the private sector, with end end...

Original post made by vanguard on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Haha, on Apr 30, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 4 comments | 1056 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Make conservation part of any water deal

The plan recently unveiled by the city of Menlo Park to drill into the aquifer at Nealon Park and pipe the water to the Sharon...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 7, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 1056 Views

MENLO PARK

RDA shutdown crunches Menlo Park's budget

A clearer picture is emerging of how the redevelopment agency (RDA) shutdown will impact Menlo Park's budget. But not everyone...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1056 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Plastic bag ban meeting

On Oct. 23, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to adopt a reusable bag ordinance. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by pvmom, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views

ATHERTON

Second finance director

[Post removed. We have no evidence for these accusations, so we are removing these posts. If you have specific evidence of...

Original post made by Grave concern on Oct. 30, 2011
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MENLO PARK

Town Square: More fallout from downtown plan

Visit AlmanacNews.com/square to join the conversation on Town Square, the Almanac's online forum.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by greenie, on May 16, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1055 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Vernon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 1055 Views

MENLO PARK

Tree limb impales car in Menlo Park

The driver of a silver Toyota was injured when the top of a redwood tree came crashing through his windshield as he was driving...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adams, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1054 Views

MENLO PARK

July 1 deadline to apply for Menlo Park commissions

Menlo Park residents interested in serving on any of several city commissions have until July 1 to apply. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Cynical de Bergerac, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1054 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park chops tree removal request in half

Dueling arborist reports suggest the reason for partially denying the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club's request has...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by W Patterson, on Jun 17, 2011 at 7:30 am | 4 comments | 1054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Panel finds flaws in high-speed-rail forecasts

The California agency charged with building America's first high-speed-rail system has been using a flawed forecasting model...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 2, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1054 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley posts 'affordable' housing info

The town of Portola Valley has posted a new page on its website with answers to questions about the town's housing policy,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by PV Resident, on Aug 13, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess pool burglars busted

Menlo Park detectives on the trail of a stolen cellphone uncovered two suspects and a collection of items stolen from Burgess...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Daniel McKee, on Sep 17, 2012 at 7:24 am | 6 comments | 1054 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park decides to sell below-market-rate house at market rate

When the Menlo Park council last discussed the below-market-rate house at 25 Riordan Place, council members worried about...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Oh boy ..., on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 3 comments | 1054 Views

MENLO PARK

Jail terms ahead for two Menlo College students

Prosecutors asked for two-year prison terms for two Menlo College students who assaulted two other Menlo College students...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Steve C., on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1053 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jet Ski patrols proposed for Mavericks

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office on Thursday will present a plan to federal officials that could provide for a voluntary...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 11, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 1053 Views
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