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MENLO PARK

Stanford 'rethinking some parts' of Arrillaga project on El Camino

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 20, 2013 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 977 Views

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Deputies pull young girls from burning home

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies rescued two young girls from a smoke-filled house in Moss Beach on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Well done, on Feb 19, 2013 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 844 Views

MENLO PARK

Are Menlo Park's sidewalks too narrow?

In a response to another question Mom has posted the following: Posted by mom, a resident of the Menlo Park: Central Menlo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 15 comments | 1086 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Building a new Town Center

Atherton is recruiting up to nine residents to sit on an advisory committee that will lead the effort to build a new hub...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Money?, on Feb 19, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 1 comment | 998 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park talk on 'Arab Spring'

"The Arab Spring and Its Aftermath" is the subject of a lecture by Ishmail Agayev at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Little House...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Very timely, on Feb 19, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 772 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District $1.35 Million subsidy of Children's Health Initiative revisited

Below is a link to the minutes of the Sequoia Healthcare District at which they first approved the Children's Health Initiative...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 1742 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council nixes proposal to add nine full-time city planners to payroll

The easy question was whether Menlo Park needs more planning staff. The consensus was yes, given the number of incoming projects...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Do tell, on Feb 18, 2013 at 6:42 pm | 5 comments | 3236 Views

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Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Thank-ster, on Feb 18, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 14 comments | 1477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are 30 people allowed to gridlock El Camino every day?

Menlo Park is the only jurisdiction south of Highway 84 that devotes one of the three lanes of ECR to parking - allowing...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 18, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 71 comments | 3413 Views

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Woodside joins ban on plastic bags at checkout counters

To encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, Woodside will join other local towns and follow the lead of San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 997 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit must pay county attorney fees

Atherton resident Jon Buckheit must pay San Mateo County $145,434 in attorney fees, a judge has ruled after agreeing with...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 32 comments | 6149 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo eyes traffic management

Changes are coming to Menlo Park's neighborhood traffic management program. Adopted in 2004, the program aims to provide...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by pro-democracy, on Feb 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 3348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ten Fu restaurant closes in Menlo Park

Ten Fu Chinese Restaurant in Menlo Park has been sold to Fey Enterprise LLC of San Mateo. Its owners, Ruth and John Wang,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by The McQueens, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 2775 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Why the secrecy in Menlo Park?

Recent requests by the Almanac for information about police department matters have produced some troubling responses from...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Response, on Feb 16, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 16 comments | 1432 Views

ATHERTON

SFist is shocked by the level of crime in Atherton

The popular SFist news blog ran a story today about the shocking level of crime in Atherton: http://sfist.com/2013/02/14/all_the_best_police_blotter_gems_fr.php#photo-1...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 1141 Views

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Real estate: The rebirth of the Eichler

Realtor Monique Lombardelli isn't content just to sell iconic, 1950s-era Joseph Eichler homes. She wants to build them, too...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 4030 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Holiday Fund shines for 20th year

As they have for the last 20 years, residents of the Almanac's circulation area opened their hearts and their bank accounts...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford-Arrillaga project: Boon or doom?

What's worse than a string of empty car lots? Eight acres of mixed-use office space, retail and apartments, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 15, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 129 comments | 138344 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants to hire 9 full-time planners

With an estimated 35 projects in the pipeline, Menlo Park wants to nearly double the size of its planning department. The...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 26 comments | 3541 Views

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Feature story: Beating the flu bug

It was a terrifying way to start the new year. Feeling wiped out and congested, Menlo Park resident Candace Peterson took...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Susan Horstmeyer, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 3289 Views
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