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AROUND TOWN

Fire chief signs on for another two years

Harold Schapelhouman, fire chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District since January 2007, has a new contract with the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 28, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2125 Views

AROUND TOWN

New gym to be named after Arrillaga family

Palo Alto land developer John Arrillaga has lent his family's name to several athletic facilities on the Stanford campus....

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by shirley, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac wins five statewide awards

The Almanac won five statewide awards in the annual California Newspaper Publishers Association contest. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 1, 2013 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 2124 Views

ATHERTON

Three potential candidates start process in Atherton

Three people have taken the first steps toward running for the Atherton City Council in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Wrong, on Jul 16, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2124 Views

MENLO PARK

Man runs into side of train at Menlo Park station

From Bay City News Service: A man ran into the side of a moving Caltrain at the Menlo Park station this evening, a Caltrain...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2123 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Get rid of Caltrain and bring in BART

Regarding last week's excellent guest opinion by my colleagues Jim Janz and Mike Brady about Caltrain's survival, while I...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 2123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorney: Agency insists on 4 tracks

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started because...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Get Smart, on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 4 comments | 2123 Views

ATHERTON

Mayor Widmer's Unauthorized of Town Funds During Elections

The Town Council approved of Mayor Widmer to issue a press release, but instead he instructed staff to mail out a letter...

Original post made by Town Funds on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Poetic justice, on Nov 11, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 2123 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Big pay hike a symptom of failed policy

Menlo Park's recent approval of a major pay increase for police sergeants has been roundly criticized by many residents,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Fair Witness, on Feb 2, 2009 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 2122 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sales tax receipts take dive

A key source of revenue for Menlo Park fell by 21 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, making an already...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 2122 Views

MENLO PARK

Bookkeeper arrested on embezzlement charges

Police on Friday arrested Roger Reynolds Nursery business manager and bookkeeper Evette Christine Weiler on charges of grand...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2010
Last comment by Just me, on May 23, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 7 comments | 2122 Views

MENLO PARK

District meets water-reduction target in June-July period

Atherton and Menlo Park customers of the California Water Service Company's Bear Gulch District didn't quite meet the 36...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Aug 20, 2015 at 6:56 am | 2 comments | 2122 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook expansion in Menlo Park: Final environmental report released

The final version of the environmental impact report for Facebook's expansion plans has been released by Menlo Park city...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Sep 16, 2016 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 2122 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Opinions clash on Alpine Road trail plan

Stanford Professor P.J. Utz, the author of last week's guest opinion titled "Counterpoint on the Alpine Trail," knows not...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by altview, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2122 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse

It was a crisp spring afternoon at Coach Parks Field where the M-A Bears took on the visiting Los Gatos Cats. The Cats were...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Apr. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2121 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Political leaders call for Caltrans to act on El Camino hazards

After hearing of the verdict assigning Caltrans most of the blame for a 2010 death in a crosswalk on El Camino Real in Atherton,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 12, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 2121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo council study session tonight: Should homeowners pay for new sidewalks?

To pave or not to pave? Many residents of the Allied Arts neighborhood answer "not," but during tonight's Menlo Park council...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Apr 30, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2121 Views

MENLO PARK

Confusion over Burgess solar panels

Construction on a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center is already underway, but whether it will feature solar panels...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by just ask, on Dec 22, 2009 at 9:12 am | 11 comments | 2120 Views

MENLO PARK

Does anyone know what happened at the transportation commission meeting last Friday?

Hello, The transportation commission meeting was not available online last week and it appears that the city has not posted...

Original post made by Jason on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 12 comments | 2120 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 | 2120 Views
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