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Review: "The Magic Flute"

There have been much more lavish (and expensive) productions of Mozart's most popular work, but Palo Alto's plucky West Bay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by johnt, on May 25, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1119 Views

AROUND TOWN

World War II veteran receives long overdue medals

Veteran John Indergand fought and was injured, twice, in World War II, but he never received one of the medals he earned...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 24, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2094 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise by Bill Widmer, on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 2455 Views

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Judge tosses Woodell lawsuit over evidence destruction

John Woodell's defamation lawsuit against two Menlo Park fire board directors has been dismissed, despite his argument for...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by android user, on May 23, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 2291 Views

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Editorial: Sheriff made mistakes, but is best choice

Greg Munks has put in nearly eight years as San Mateo County sheriff. There are surely high points of that career — getting...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 1151 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sets granny unit fees

Although much higher estimates of $20,000 were bandied about during the Menlo Park Planning Commission's discussions of how...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 23, 2014 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 2418 Views

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Candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Holly L., on May 23, 2014 at 6:04 am | 15 comments | 2479 Views

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Police calls: Driver looks away briefly and crashes into pole

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Menlo Park and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/21/police-calls-driver-looks-away-briefly...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by straight talk, on May 22, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1667 Views

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Circus Club suit alleges age discrimination

The former head of maintenance at the Menlo Circus Club who was fired last November is suing the Atherton club and its general...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sarah, on May 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 425 Views

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Almanac Endorses Don Horsley, hard to comment

They have made it difficult for citizens to comment on their thread, this will be easier. This came from the original post,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by 2fer, on May 22, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 238 Views

MENLO PARK

Initiative re downtown and ECR

As stated previously in a letter, and in public comment last week, I feel there is a failure of our process in omitting public...

Original post made by Andy Cohen on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 21, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 321 Views

ATHERTON

Lawsuit against Circus Club alleges age discrimination, retaliation

The former head of maintenance at the Menlo Circus Club who was fired last November is suing the exclusive Atherton club...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by suzanne, on May 21, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 6 comments | 3096 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit filed against Menlo Park police officers

The suit, filed by a Menlo Park resident, alleges that officers violated rights during two traffic stops earlier this year. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Private Investigator, on May 21, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 2648 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson resigns as Menlo mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 21, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 128 comments | 5226 Views

ATHERTON

Federal Appeals Court Rules that Jon Buckheit Doesn't Have to Pay County's Legal Fees

From the Mercury News today: Headline: "Court: Atherton Resident Doesn't Have to Pay County's Legal Fees For Fighting...

Original post made by Federal Court Decision on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 21, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 289 Views

MENLO PARK

City moves to limit use of surveillance data

In a rare split for the current Menlo Park City Council, members voted 3-2 to take the first step toward enacting an ordinance...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 21, 2014 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 393 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Kelly Fergusson have gone to DC

Anyone reading the California Fair Political Practice Act would have to conclud that Council Woman Kelly Fergusson violated...

Original post made by henry on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Kelly Fergusson, on May 21, 2014 at 10:19 am | 52 comments | 3807 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State assembly candidates to meet in forum

Three candidates for the 24th State Assembly will meet in a forum Thursday, May 8, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palo Alto Council...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on May 21, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 379 Views

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Editorial: Horsley gets nod in District 3 race

Don Horsley has spent 18 years serving San Mateo County as an elected official, first as sheriff for 14 years and, most recently,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by RYOOYFM, on May 21, 2014 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 470 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit regulations approved

If you live on a lot in Menlo Park that's at least 6,000 square feet and meets some other requirements, including setbacks,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 21, 2014 at 8:05 am | 10 comments | 3120 Views
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