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Couple sentenced to jail for stealing luggage after Asiana Airlines crash

Two people who used the confusion after the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport last summer...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on May 14, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 5 comments | 2062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Circling the Wagons and Giving Change a Chance
Position Paper by Michael G. Stogner, Candidate for Supervisor

The SamTrans scandal is a perfect example to illustrate many of the issues that I have been campaigning about in San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 14, 2014 at 7:31 am | 5 comments | 7594 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Blank checks stolen from Menlo Park mailboxes

Two Menlo Park residents told police that blank checks had been stolen from their mailboxes and then used for forgery. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 13, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2757 Views

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Man sentenced to year in jail for Portola Valley attack

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was sentenced Friday to one year in county jail for an attack on a 13-year-old boy with a...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kris, on May 13, 2014 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 4327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac wins state-wide awards

The Almanac won eight awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, including first-place awards for...

Original post made on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Come on, on May 13, 2014 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 3060 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: SaveMenlo Anouncing and Submitting necessary signatures for the Initiative (5-12-2014)

Today, 5-12-2014, the SaveMenlo group announced and submitted to the City the needed signatures for the Initiative regarding...

Original post made by Morris Brown on May. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 215 Views

MENLO PARK

Save Menlo claims to have needed initiative signatures

The SJ Mercury in an article: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_25734848/menlo-park-will-pay-consultant-126-886-study has...

Original post made by old timer on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 12, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 7 comments | 433 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will pay a consultant $126,886 to study proposed citizen initiative to limit downtown offices

The SJ Mercury reports: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_25734848/menlo-park-will-pay-consultant-126-886-study Our...

Original post made by Disgusted on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Sam Tyler, on May 12, 2014 at 11:37 am | 4 comments | 699 Views

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POSITION PAPER: PENSION REFORM AND TAXES by Michael G. Stogner, Candidate for Supervisor

I have previously written position papers on what San Mateo County could be doing better in terms of sexual crimes against...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on May 11, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 5 comments | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The beat goes on: An appreciation of Dr. Wong

Jazz royalty. A visionary, and a legend in the jazz world. Any musician would be thrilled to be characterized by those reverential...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Samuel Pearl, on May 11, 2014 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park planning commissioners selected

A new face has joined the return of a familiar one on the Menlo Park Planning Commission. The City Council has reappointed...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2014 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1468 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge to compel Vinod Khosla to testify in Martin's Beach case

Attorneys presented opening arguments Thursday morning on the first day of the latest courtroom battle of private-property...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on May 10, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1652 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Former mayors endorse downtown plan initiative

We the undersigned are former Menlo Park mayors who have served Menlo Park for a total of 64 years. We come together to...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 10, 2014 at 11:54 am | 263 comments | 10517 Views

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President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on May 10, 2014 at 9:13 am | 13 comments | 4160 Views

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Open space district puts $300M bond measure on ballot

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Board of Directors voted unanimously Wednesday night to put a $300-million...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 10, 2014 at 8:45 am | 25 comments | 4542 Views

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Menlo Park council approves Louise Street abandonment

The fight over Louise Street may head to the courts, which is where some Menlo Park City Council members appear to think...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 32 comments | 4449 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit discussion continues

The Planning Commission is in the throes of figuring out how to incorporate secondary units, also known as "granny units,"...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Homeless Person, on May 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 21 comments | 8852 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Passenger seat stolen from car in Woodside

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/08/police-calls-passenger-seat-st...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 8, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 2519 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Kim Griffin attacks Hickey and Stogner

Kim Griffin is one of 3 Sequoia Healthcare District Directors who I asked to resign. http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2013/12/10/hickey-calls-for-resignation-of-kane-faro-and-griff...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 8, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 10 comments | 855 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ex-Menlo Park employee charged with misdemeanor embezzlement

A 48-year-old man who collected program fees at the front desk of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center in Menlo Park has...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Reality, on May 8, 2014 at 7:25 am | 8 comments | 3677 Views
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