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AROUND TOWN

Simitian 'trees vs. solar' bill passes Senate

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to strike a balance between protecting trees and allowing solar...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by stop global warming, on Jun 21, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 2341 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain staff proposes fare hike

Caltrain is considering increasing its fares to offset fuel costs, an agency spokeswoman said Tuesday. <a href="//www.almanacnews.com/news/edit_story.php?id=2399"><LI>...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 9, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 2204 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Can cities stop a juggernaut?

It was a no-brainer for the Menlo Park and Atherton city councils to join a cost-free lawsuit challenging the route chosen...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 19, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2089 Views

OTHER TOPICS

It's the Economy!

I am amazed that the most important single news item in the world, does not register on this web site. Itís the ECONOMY! The...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 8 comments | 2119 Views

OTHER TOPICS

With a deficit like this ...

Who in their right mind would advocate spending tens of billions of dollars on high speed rail when the state is facing a...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ina Line, on Feb 7, 2009 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 2042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will locals have a seat at the table?

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=3440 posted Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 2:28 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Francesca, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 1650 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor to address 'state of city'

As Menlo Park grapples with narrowing its budget deficit, Mayor Heyward Robinson will deliver a "state of the city" address...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 7, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 1547 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor says city will consider raising tax

Taxing residents might be the best way to balance Menlo Park's budget, Mayor Heyward Robinson said in his March 10 "state...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by angela, on Mar 18, 2009 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 1602 Views

WOODSIDE

Town hears Steve Jobs' bid to demolish mansion

Woodside's Town Council heard testimony but delayed a decision Tuesday night on whether to issue a demolition permit to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by nieghbor, on May 4, 2009 at 8:31 am | 8 comments | 2315 Views

MENLO PARK

City to buy, refurbish foreclosed homes

In an attempt to stave off blight brought about by a spate of foreclosures in the low-income Belle Haven neighborhood, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mossbie, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 1557 Views

MENLO PARK

Cities in no rush to meet housing mandates

California's effort to require cities to provide their "fair share" of housing gained some muscle last month when Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 8 comments | 1537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district eyes staff pay cuts

An additional $3 million in budget cuts could lead to a shorter school year, staff furloughs and higher health insurance...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Jul 10, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 2010 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park cops nab bike-napper

An item on Craigslist led to the arrest of a suspected bicycle thief, Menlo Park police said. An undercover officer arrested...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Kenneth Cantamout, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:35 am | 8 comments | 2353 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino development clears commission

Plans for a 110,000 square-foot, 40-foot-high building at the site of an abandoned auto dealership on El Camino Real have...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 1656 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Guest opinion: Jury report off base, councilwoman says

The 2009 San Mateo County Grand Jury report on county-wide employee costs addressed a serious problem facing fiduciary stewards...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alarmed, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 4849 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park council may OK office building at former Gaylord India restaurant site

A plan for a two-story office building on the east side of El Camino Real, near Buckthorn Way, could see approval from the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by blame Stanford, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 8 comments | 1512 Views

ATHERTON

A sweetheart deal

A $15,000 rase, a $400,000 low interest loan, a car allowance, indemnification against tax liabilities, a rent free residence....

Original post made by eagle eye on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 8 comments | 1637 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrest made in Menlo Park sexual assault

A man was arrested this morning (Nov. 13) in connection with the sexual assault of a 25-year-old man near the Alma Lane and...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Suspicious, on Nov 17, 2009 at 6:29 pm | 8 comments | 1318 Views

MENLO PARK

Touchy debate over polarizing Bohannon project

City's divided history, Bohannon family's Menlo Park ties complicate debate over huge office/hotel project. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by taxpayer, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 1492 Views

MENLO PARK

Towns top scales for residential energy use

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, Dec. 9, will consider endorsing a neighborhood energy audit program proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by American Thinker, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 8 comments | 1511 Views
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