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New York Times Caught in Lie about Scott Walker

On Friday February 13 The New York Times published a Column by Gail Collins in which she blames Scott Walker for Wisconsin...

Original post made by News Hound on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by say what?, on Feb 17, 2015 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 1093 Views


Who's in charge of downtown development?

<B>The following letter by Henry Riggs was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What's wrong...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 3324 Views


An Anonymous Questionnaire about the Utility Tax

The other day, my wife and I each received an email containing a questionnaire pertaining to Measure K, the UUT. The questionnaire...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by shafted, on Jun 15, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 10 comments | 2931 Views


Editorial: Tough choice on grade separations

It is difficult to imagine a more difficult decision for Menlo Park and Atherton than deciding what to do about grade separations...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 10 comments | 2939 Views


Park Theatre backlash: Web site threatens recall against Fergusson, Cline and Robinson

A newly created Web site states that a recall effort is in the works against Menlo Park City Council members Kelly Fergusson,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 27, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 10 comments | 2852 Views


City of Menlo Park to buy carbon credits

A thumbs up and a $15,000 check -- that's what four of five Menlo Park City Council members agreed to give the new carbon...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by ColdRealityCheck, on Apr 4, 2008 at 10:32 am | 10 comments | 2581 Views


So, what do we do about it?

If reducing greenhouse gases and dependence on foreign oil is more critical than ever, thinking of new ways to get more...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:59 pm | 10 comments | 2814 Views


What's become of former council coalition?

The relative ease with which Kelly Fergusson and Andy Cohen won re-election on Nov. 4, preserving the Menlo Park City Council's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 2250 Views


Menlo Park resident takes on PG&E over 'Smart' meters

Note: In an e-mail sent shortly before The Almanac's deadline, Menlo Park resident Mark Williams said he has acquiesced to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 3695 Views


Despite state's troubles, Menlo Park eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by hr, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 10 comments | 1572 Views


The best-laid plans ...

Indulge your inner city planner for a moment, and take a walk through a re-imagined downtown Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by My Experience, on Jun 19, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 1942 Views


Almanacc Bias.: Almanac in the Tank for Kelly Fergusson

The Almanac has demonstrated extreme bias when it leaves on the front page older blogs with fewer responses and pulls more...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 10 comments | 1600 Views


Update: Caltrain will return whistles to underside of trains to lessen noise

After moving train whistles to the tops of its engines, then installing a muffler to quiet them, Caltrain is now working...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathy Hamilton, on Sep 19, 2009 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 1757 Views


Rich Cline, new Menlo Park mayor, promises measured approach to contentious land-use debates

New mayor Rich Cline looks to guide Menlo Park with a steady hand through emotional debates over 30-year downtown plan and...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by seriously, on Dec 12, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 10 comments | 2080 Views


Church lights 40-foot-high Christmas cross

Bethany Lutheran Church, at the corner of Avy and Cloud avenues in Menlo Park, has set up a 40-foot-high lighted cross on...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jon Coyne, on Dec 23, 2009 at 12:38 am | 10 comments | 1790 Views


Purpose of Bohannon polls questioned

A polling effort by land developer David Bohannon has elicited "grave concern" from some Menlo Park city officials, and little...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:07 am | 10 comments | 1598 Views


Cargill e-mails: Red flag, or red herring?

A Cargill spokesman has accused a Menlo Park official of crafting a "backroom deal," but some local activists say the food...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by R. GORDON, on Jan 27, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 10 comments | 1369 Views


Menlo council takes up Cargill resolution

Menlo Park council members will consider tonight (Feb. 9) a resolution calling for "full restoration" of salt ponds owned...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kristopher Plumber, on Feb 19, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 10 comments | 2144 Views


Is Peter Carpenter Untouchable on This Forum?

Wow - it now appears that any post interpreted as criticing Peter Carpenter is now not just being deleted, it is being wiped...

Original post made by Just Wondering on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Mar 29, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 10 comments | 1220 Views


Water worries: City nudges, rather than pushes, consumers to conserve water supply

As climate change sparks concerns of dwindling water supply, Menlo Park is trying to encourage people to conserve through...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 3, 2010 at 9:28 am | 10 comments | 1646 Views
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