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MENLO PARK

Letter: Menlo Park poised to renovate its downtown

It's very true that Redwood City, Palo Alto, San Carlos and Mountain View have all rejuvenated their downtowns. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Downtown Santa Cruz Ave unattractive, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 1, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 1322 Views

ATHERTON

SAN MATEO COUNTY HAS 2 RAILROAD STATIONS THAT ARE HISTORICAL LANDMARKS

FACTOID: Did you know that the Burlingame Railroad Station AS WELL AS the Menlo Park Railroad Station ARE Historic Landmarks...

Original post made by Rayofsunshine on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Not quite 2,000, on Nov 19, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 3 comments | 1322 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Loses Police Dog Lotty in Tragedy

I was very sad to learn that Atherton Police Dog Lotty died recently due to ingesting a poisonous plant. This is a terrible...

Original post made by St. Francis of Assisi on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 24, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 1322 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Montessori preschool opens

There's a new school in town. Casa dei Bambini, a Montessori preschool, has opened a 20,000-square-foot campus at 1215 O'Brien...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Casa dei Bambini School, on May 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1322 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight is 'Flight Night' in Portola Valley

Portola Valley will hold its fourth annual "Flight Night," with demonstrations and displays of radio-controlled model aircraft,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 16, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views

MENLO PARK

MP City Council Acted Inconsistently on Fee Increases

In yet another display of bad governing, the city council this evening spent almost two and a half hours tinkering with the...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 28, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 7 comments | 1321 Views

MENLO PARK

Candidate filing period opens

Local voters, especially in Menlo Park and Atherton, will have some key governing body seats to fill and issues to face when...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Vlad Sanchez, on Jul 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Case affirmed Union Pacific's rights

This is a response to last week's guest opinion by Quentin Kopp, a board member of the state's High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by NIMBY Buster, on Aug 2, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 1321 Views

MENLO PARK

Police arrest sexual-assault fugitive

Police responding Wednesday to a code-enforcement complaint in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park found more than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Max, on Jan 28, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1321 Views

MENLO PARK

Seeking compromise on wetlands restoration

The Menlo Park Library was flooded with new ideas Feb. 10 as experts and locals debated the next steps in restoring the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by MP Pro, on Feb 19, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1321 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Property owner sees faults in downtown plan

My family and I have been downtown property owners and residents of Menlo Park since the 1940s. There were cars in the 1940s,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 23, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time for Menlo to move on redesign

I recently attended a City Council meeting to speak in favor of the Planning Commission's recommendations on the Downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Oct 6, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments | 1321 Views

ATHERTON

ReprintPrint Email Font Resize Settlement allows stadium lights to shine on some M-A High night games

Yo Almanac, let's get on the ball. This is in your own front yard! Daily News/SJ Mercury News had this story at 3am today. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_16664832...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Nov 20, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney closes Menlo priest investigation

The San Francisco District Attorney's Office has decided not to press charges against Father William Myers, pastor of a Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:06 am | 9 comments | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

Teen charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by GINA, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

No last call yet for Menlo Park's downtown specific plan

It was, perhaps, an optimistic schedule -- three meetings to evaluate the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, then...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lessons of 2011, on Oct 3, 2011 at 9:15 am | 7 comments | 1319 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Consider a gift to the Holiday Fund

Despite the ongoing financial challenges we all face, last year Almanac readers contributed nearly $100,000 to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park property owners organize to oppose plan for downtown area

A group of downtown property owners that opposes the city of Menlo Park's long-term plans for its downtown area now has a...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by roxie, on May 19, 2010 at 12:32 am | 5 comments | 1318 Views
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