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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Almanac editorial: Thomsen, Ferrando for high school board

<I>This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> With the seats of retiring members Sally...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 4093 Views

FICTION

Fire board candidates respond to flap over ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 5808 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Son of Barry Bonds arrested in Menlo

The 19-year-old son of Barry Bonds, who holds the lifetime and single-season Major League home run records, was arrested...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by To Pragmatic, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 1422 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Search is on for missing Menlo Park girl

Police are looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 18, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 1964 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Trailhead parking to shrink 20 percent

For hikers who use the Coal Mine Ridge or Windy Hill trails in Portola Valley and drive to the trailhead, the limited parking...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Proud PVer, on Jan 21, 2010 at 12:53 am | 9 comments | 2439 Views

ATHERTON

All Police Reports are Public Record

All Police Reports are Public Record according to San Mateo County District Attorney James P. Fox. He is quoted as saying...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:42 am | 9 comments | 2438 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed-rail ridership figures challenged

The agency charged with building California's controversial high-speed rail system is basing its ridership and revenue forecasts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 1774 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton chief, manager to meet with residents

Atherton officials are stepping up their public outreach efforts, announcing a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:00 am | 9 comments | 1755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district superintendent Pat Gemma to retire

Patrick Gemma, the superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District since February 2003, has announced that he will...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charlene, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 9 comments | 2235 Views

MENLO PARK

LED street lamps may come to Menlo Park

One way or another, Menlo Park looks set to put high-efficiency lights in its streetlamps. The City Council could authorize...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 27, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 9 comments | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday meeting on downtown parking issues: Loosen time restrictions? Install meters?

People interested in the parking situation in downtown Menlo Park are invited to attend a meeting Thursday, March 11, at...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by MP shopper, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 9 comments | 1545 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 1, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 1357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill introduced to restrict enrollment in kindergarten

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced a bill that would restrict kindergarten enrollment to children who are...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by scorpio, on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:09 am | 9 comments | 2037 Views

MENLO PARK

Supervisor of Belle Haven child care center charged with harassing a minor

Police have arrested the supervisor of Menlo Park's child development center in the Belle Haven neighborhood, after the man...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by 2538, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 9 comments | 1818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood to close Stanford charter school

In a stunning rebuke to Stanford University, the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees Thursday voted to shut...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Albert B. Franklin, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:54 am | 9 comments | 2136 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 4, 2010 at 8:16 am | 9 comments | 1781 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park, Atherton file new legal challenge to California High-Speed Rail Authority

Menlo Park, Atherton and a coalition of environmental groups filed a new legal challenge against the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on May 12, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 3358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bathroom remodeling starts house fire

A husband and wife who recently purchased a house in eastern Menlo Park will be forced to sleep elsewhere, following a Friday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 10, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 1299 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Council to meet on lawsuit against El Camino development project

At its meeting Tuesday, May 11, Menlo Park's City Council will discuss in closed session a lawsuit against the city's review...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by do you really care, on May 14, 2010 at 1:52 pm | 9 comments | 1256 Views

ATHERTON

Stephen Wagstaffe: Almanac Got it Wrong

On April 21, 2010, The Almanac Editor Renee Batti wrote an article entitled "Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on May 20, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 1834 Views
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