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MENLO PARK

Man arrested in connection with Woodside burglaries

Police have arrested Justin Ralph Mitchell, 26, of Redwood City in connection with a string of residential burglaries, including...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Davis, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 2832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lots of comments, but no changes on Oak Knoll School project

The Menlo Park City Council at its Oct. 7 meeting had the unusual -- and frustrating -- role of hearing all about permits...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by truancy officer, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 48 comments | 2831 Views

ATHERTON

Jim Dobbie is Atherton's new mayor

Jim Dobbie was the Atherton City Council's unanimous choice for mayor when it voted on Dec. 15. Mr. Dobbie, who replaces...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 27 comments | 2831 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Solar flare-up

On a sunny June day, a pair of Woodside firefighters are up on a roof inspecting the new photovoltaic system on a remodeled...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2007
Last comment by mitch higgins, on May 26, 2008 at 6:50 am | 4 comments | 2830 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside water use exceeds Portola Valley's

Woodside's per-capita water use grew significantly in 2013, substantially exceeding water consumption even in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 21, 2014 at 7:28 am | 10 comments | 2829 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 31, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 63 comments | 2828 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

A perfect soccer finish for Woodside Priory girls

Woodside Priory girls' soccer coach Damian Cohen had flowers waiting for his only two seniors -- Maddie Turner and Cami Simpson...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by BeetleNut, on Feb 13, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2827 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative supporters critique consultant's analysis

The backers of an initiative to change the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan have released their take on a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 2827 Views

MENLO PARK

Lasensky nasty letter -- attacks Councilman Cohen and Almanac

In the August 5th, 2009 Almanac is a letter from Elizabeth Lasensky, ex-chair, but current mamber of the MP housing commission....

Original post made by an old timer on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2009 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 2826 Views

MENLO PARK

Opinion: Hard lesson learned in downtown plan

Some Menlo Park City Council members and others have expressed dismay that the proportion of housing and retail is small...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jan 23, 2013 at 10:24 am | 17 comments | 2825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For kids' safety, it's time for action on Ringwood parking

<B>The following letter by Susan Bryan was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Thanks for spotlighting...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2823 Views

MENLO PARK

Contributors Need Answers from Allied Art Guild

A few years ago my husband and I were approached for a donation to fund the repair and restoration of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by Two Very Concerned Contributors on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Jerry G., on Mar 26, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 2822 Views

MENLO PARK

We are losing the battle with Noise Pollution in Menlo Park

Planes. Trains. Automobiles. Leaf Blowers. Air Compressors. Jack Hammers. Chain Saws. Chippers. Garbage Trucks. We...

Original post made by Assaulted by Noise on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by member, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 14 comments | 2822 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: Former council members discuss pros, cons of Measure M

The Almanac invited two former Menlo Park councilmen -- John Boyle and Heyward Robinson -- to discuss Measure M, which is...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 5 comments | 2822 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC restaurant plans move ahead

Rob Fischer's plans to renovate the historic BBC in Menlo Park into a three-floor restaurant are moving along; he requested...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by easong, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 8 comments | 2821 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Beyond Cancer Art Project

Call for young artists (to age 18) for show at Pacific Art League ( Palo Alto ) Any child whose life has been affected by...

Original post made by Deirdre Clark on Feb. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2820 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Restore Baylands in Palo Alto

Want to get wet and muddy in a good cause? Volunteers can spend Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, pulling weeds and...

Original post made by Baylander on May. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP school board OKs teacher layoffs

Teachers in the Menlo Park City School District could start seeing preliminary layoff notices in their inboxes this week....

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Publius, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:35 am | 27 comments | 2820 Views

MENLO PARK

Fine Arts feast

Harry Anderson stands smiling in his dining room, near a table that offers no food, no drink. His gaze sweeping the walls...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Creswell, on Jan 1, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2820 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on May 21, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 2820 Views
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