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MENLO PARK

New Hotel Rooms Won’t Reduce Taxpayer Subsidies; Only Measure M Reduces Losses

Two major questions have been raised regarding the taxpayer subsidies required to support the Downtown Specific Plan (“DSP”)...

Original post made by Chuck Bernstein on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 3, 2014 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 839 Views

OTHER TOPICS

the new Gov. Romney VP choice post

Months ago, Emerle created a post on suggested VP candidates for Mitt Romney. Quite a bit early as it turned out, the scrubs...

Original post made by Chuck Roofe on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by VP picker, on Aug 4, 2012 at 9:53 am | 27 comments | 11008 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Community Action Meeting on Anti-Human Trafficking; January 19, 2015, with video

On January 10, 2015, the San Mateo County hosted a Community Day of Action on Human Trafficking in San Mateo County. The...

Original post made by Citizen Activist on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Durga Mori, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:58 am | 5 comments | 699 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac Apparently Doesn't Like Being Scooped On News Items

Wow - my post on the Menlo College President being sacked today was deleted within minutes - what's the matter, did someone...

Original post made by Citizen News Reporter on Nov. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Advocacy Group's Report Slams the Way California Judges Are Disciplined

To citizens of San Mateo County who have been frustrated with failures of the California Commission on Judicial Performance...

Original post made by Citizens fight back on Apr. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 405 Views

ATHERTON

Funeral March for a Marionette

The Marionette: Jerry Carlson The Puppeteer: Elizabeth Lewis The Funeral: The end of Carlson's political career in...

Original post made by Civic Interest on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 7, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 27 comments | 2156 Views

ATHERTON

Charles Marsala for Mayor

In Atherton tradition calls for the Vice Mayor to be elected Mayor. I hope that the City Council breaks with tradition...

Original post made by Civic Minded on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by NO THANKS, on Dec 15, 2009 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 1865 Views

MENLO PARK

A case for anonymity

Having lived in Menlo Park while raising our family, I have observed that there are a number of fellow residents who don't...

Original post made by civility is missing on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by civility is missing, on Nov 27, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 23 comments | 2449 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodell's Complaint against Kiraly & Bernstein is Dismissed with Prejudice

It's over. CIV 517287 JOHN WOODELL VS. CHARLES BERNSTEIN, ET AL. JOHN WOODELL SETH I....

Original post made by Clarence Darrow on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 20, 2014 at 7:20 am | 4 comments | 3666 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The Menlo Park Circus comes to Redwood City

Calender of events for the lawsuit CIV517287 brought by plaintiff John Woodell against defendants Virginia Kiraly and Charles...

Original post made by Clarence Darrow on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Clarence Darrow, on Oct 29, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1728 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents and Business Owners Take Heed

The Menlo Park El Camino/Downtown Specific Plan continues to move forward. The eventual outcome will shape our town for the...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jun 16, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 15 comments | 12357 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Buying online to avoid taxes costs everyone

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Merrill Linmon Roe, on Mar 3, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 12 comments | 1928 Views

MENLO PARK

The real reason behind red light cameras

Editor: The decision by the Menlo Park City Council to install red-light cameras is motivated by greed, not public safety. I...

Original post made by Claude Leglise on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by new guy, on Dec 13, 2006 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 4680 Views

ATHERTON

Meg Whitman for Atherton City Council

Dear Voters I strongly encourage you to write in Meg Whitman for Atherton City Council while voting for her opponent for...

Original post made by Clear Thinker on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 16, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Positions on Finance/Audit Committee

The Board of Education of the Menlo Park City School District is seeking candidates to fill three positions on the Finance/Audit...

Original post made by cmetzler@mpcsd.org on Nov. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1893 Views

ATHERTON

committee appointment process usurped

I attended the newly formed Town Center Task Force meeting this morning along with at least 10 or 12 other worried residents...

Original post made by code blue on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on May 6, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 1719 Views

SPORTS

Former Alpine Little League Manager featured in Yahoo Sports article

Long-time Alpine Little League manager Joe Mitchner is featured in this article in Yahoo! Sports: http://www.thepostgame.com/features/201106/special-sendoff-little-league-lifer...

Original post made by Colin Jenkins on Jun. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3778 Views

ATHERTON

I do not understand why Atherton hasn't tried to settle with Jon Buckheit

Jon has proven wrong doing. Why has no one been held accountable? In the transcripts an Atherton officer said the report...

Original post made by Colleen on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 3, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 7 comments | 1524 Views

MENLO PARK

One Million Dollars for 4 public schools MA, Las Lomitas, Encinal, Selby Lane. Need the public & parents to bond together. Need help the money is there!

The library fund is about 7-8 million dollars. What if we took 2-3 million to remodel & retrofit the current library. Then...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1431 Views

ATHERTON

Cats being poisoned in Atherton

09:07 ANIMAL CALL 100524016 Occurred on Stockbridge Av. .Residents advises that pet cats are returning injured when they...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by colleen Anderson, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1882 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 18 comments | 15,231 views

Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 1,311 views

Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,030 views