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ATHERTON

Atherton councilman won't face further investigation of loan request

Atherton's city attorney may have ruled that Councilman Charles Marsala broke no law when he requested a $500,000 loan from...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 13, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 61 comments | 3155 Views

MENLO PARK

Rock on, Readers' Choice

Readers pick their favorite local restaurants, shops and services. ==B Photo:== Klara Turner, owner of Los Salonez in Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Of course it's rigged, on Jan 14, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 61 comments | 9026 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford 'rethinking' parts of El Camino plan

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 61 comments | 31596 Views

MENLO PARK

Can we rise to the challenge of rising sea levels

Imagine a darkened bedroom around midnight. You're lying there in the silence waiting for sleep to come. From the direction...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by early blossoms, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:59 am | 61 comments | 6476 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Judge may dismiss Woodell lawsuit over destroyed evidence

A judge may deliver a devastating blow to the defamation lawsuit filed against two Menlo Park fire board directors A tentative...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 26, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 61 comments | 5591 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Watch: Frustration rises over child care program

With fingers pointing every which way over the alleged mismanagement of Menlo Park's Burgess preschool child care program,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by MCC Parent, on May 23, 2009 at 10:29 am | 60 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals rally for single-payer health care system

About 25 people stood along El Camino Real in front of Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park on Thursday, July 30, rallying for a single-payer...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Hue Losers, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 60 comments | 2805 Views

MENLO PARK

Draeger's says it might close if Menlo Park City Council approves development project

If Menlo Park's City Council doesn't require the developer of the site of the defunct Cadillac dealership to provide housing,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Whiny Whiners!!!!!, on Sep 17, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 60 comments | 3179 Views

MENLO PARK

Initiative drive to cut pension costs under way

Henry Riggs, Roy Sardina and Ned Moritz will lead a ballot initiative drive, aimed at scaling back pension benefits for new...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Feb 26, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 60 comments | 2236 Views

MENLO PARK

Why businesses consider Menlo Park to be an unfriendly City

Over a year ago the Menlo Park Fire Protection District entered into a lease with Stanford University for one of the many...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 16, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 60 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park men launch broad-based lawsuit against high-speed rail agency

The lawsuit by Morris Brown and Mike Brady, both of Menlo Park, aims to prevent construction of the high-speed rail system....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by john burrows, on Apr 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 60 comments | 2976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consolidating Menlo Park and Atherton

Both Menlo Park and Atherton are facing severe financial difficulties and both suffer from a lack of strong political leadership...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by it is what it is, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 60 comments | 3535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: A quarter-billion for Sequoia district high schools?

The coming surge in enrollment at area public high schools, particularly at Menlo-Atherton High School, is the issue driving...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Enough, on May 26, 2014 at 10:50 am | 60 comments | 9900 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: What Measure M will mean for Menlo

As a member of the Planning Commission for six years and an active participant in the specific plan process, I am greatly...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 17, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 60 comments | 2163 Views

WOODSIDE

Man, 27, convicted of Woodside burglaries, sentenced to 33 years in prison

Justin Ralph Mitchell, 27, of Redwood City, who was convicted in June of two Woodside residential burglaries, was sentenced...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:29 am | 60 comments | 2873 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Making the case for the sergeants' raise

Menlo Park recently gave a substantial pay raise to its police sergeants. This raise has been criticized by The Almanac and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Come Out Of Your Bubble, Hank, on Feb 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 2336 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 59 comments | 2982 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton video remains online despite privacy complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2010 at 6:57 am | 59 comments | 3255 Views

MENLO PARK

Two women lead charge against BevMo store

Two Menlo Park women -- Maureen Hogan and Barbara Rosasco -- made their case Monday against the BevMo chain's plan to open...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Matt, on Nov 6, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 59 comments | 3352 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council should keep hands out of Bohannon's pockets

The Menlo Park City Council thinks that the Menlo Gateway project by David Bohannon should be put up for vote. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by what if, on Jun 15, 2010 at 8:08 am | 58 comments | 3016 Views
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