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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Softer defense rhetoric in lawsuit over crash that injured twins

A new tone appeared in the latest defense filings in a lawsuit over the car crash that pinned 6-year-old twin brothers...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 6, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 9 comments | 2957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters have choices for few county offices

South San Mateo County voters won't have choices in who will be their sheriff, their district attorney, or their superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:26 am | 9 comments | 2694 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Appeals Court denies Galligan petition in controller's race

The California Court of Appeals has denied a request by Joe Galligan, a candidate in the June 3 election for county controller,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl, on Apr 2, 2014 at 7:09 am | 9 comments | 4329 Views

AROUND TOWN

How much should nonresidents pay to play in Menlo Park?

How much should people who don't live in the city pay to participate in Menlo Park's recreation programs? The Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park Supporter, on Apr 12, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 9 comments | 1291 Views

AROUND TOWN

POSITION PAPER: PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT, BY MICHAEL G. STOGNER, CANDIDATE FOR SUPERVISOR District 3

When San Mateo County's two top law enforcement officials, Sheriff Greg Munks, and Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos, were caught...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Clarification, on May 1, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 1253 Views

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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 | 2536 Views

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Green bike lanes tested at Facebook

Caption with Michelle Le photo in the print edition: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/06/04/green-bike-lanes-tested-at-facebook...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 9 comments | 773 Views

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Enormity of Wagstaffe/Scott conflict of interest

One thing that has been glossed over in the blogs here regarding the arrest and pending decision to charge Judge Joseph Scott...

Original post made by Ethics 101 on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 10, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 9 comments | 315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Lanza appoints himself as King of Menlo Park

Lanza "said Save Menlo is putting together a slate of candidates to run for three council seats in the November election." Will...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Cline, Combs pull papers for council race

Two people so far have pulled papers to potentially run for the Menlo Park City Council this year: incumbent Rich Cline and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by influence, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:05 am | 9 comments | 637 Views

MENLO PARK

Blueprint for change in Menlo Park?

The following was published as a guest opinion by Martin Engel in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: By Martin Engel A...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 2, 2007 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 2915 Views

MENLO PARK

Problems at Allied Arts Guild

Allied Arts’ Dismal Future I’m concerned about the future of the Allied Arts property. As a longtime member of the Woodside-Atherton...

Original post made by Allied Arts Member on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on May 15, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 8 comments | 3443 Views

MENLO PARK

Do more people produce more C02?

Is it not the case that there is a direct, positive correlation between urban density and its carbon footprint? Is it not...

Original post made by Responsible Resident on Apr. 19, 2007
Last comment by Not fuzzy at all, on Apr 23, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 8 comments | 2746 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild is a Ghost Town

Last week my girlfriends and I visited the Allied Arts Guild. It was like walking through a ghost town. The only thing...

Original post made by Avid Gardner on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Katie Angioletti, on Jun 8, 2007 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 2995 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on leash on Coalmine Ridge

In response to Leashed dogs on Coalmine Ridge Tails , The Almanac 6/6/07, I would like to say that I am distressed at the...

Original post made by caeol jacobs on Jun. 9, 2007
Last comment by isa, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:09 am | 8 comments | 3722 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver not faulted in Rodney Smith bicycle fatality on Sand Hill Road

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by John Murphy, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 3721 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Challenging prevailing ideas on global warming causes

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4508...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by extremely-skeptical, on Jul 28, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 3017 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Sibby’s Cupcakery's Ginger Darling Cupcakes

In the Aug. 15 issue of the Almanac, Katie Blankenberg, 14, of Portola Valley writes about the popularity of cupcakes, and...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 21, 2007 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 5024 Views

MENLO PARK

Our planning department: whom do they serve?

Our planning department not only evaluates projects, it collects the fees from project applicants. The result is that planning...

Original post made by observer on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by observer, on Aug 17, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2763 Views

MENLO PARK

District revises plans for Oak Knoll School

Revised plans for Oak Knoll School's expansion, part of the Menlo Park district's $91.1 bond-financed building program, are...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by Kristin Duriseti, on Sep 11, 2007 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 2755 Views
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