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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight on its hands: School district asks voters to approve two parcel taxes

For decades, voters in Menlo Park and Atherton have reliably approved every school finance measure put before them. Now,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 32 comments | 4056 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rep. Anna Eshoo endorses Obama; decision 'moves beyond gender or race'

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Her announcement today...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Isa Marcus, on May 25, 2008 at 11:53 am | 32 comments | 4806 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Election

There are three candidates running in November for two 4 year seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 32 comments | 6070 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: Board of Supervisors update on San Carlos Airport issues

An update on San Mateo County's study of "aircraft disturbance" at the San Carlos Airport is on the agenda for the Board...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 27, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 32 comments | 2790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Religious event ignites debate

As the debate continues over whether it was appropriate for a religious event to be held in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by Good For A Laugh, on Feb 2, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 32 comments | 4141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Mike Thompson of KCEA

Mike Thompson, the longtime on-air host of big band and swing music on the KCEA (89.1 FM) radio station in Atherton, died...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by Phil L., on Apr 27, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 32 comments | 4614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

Employees at four Menlo Park businesses fell for the police department's minor decoy trap on Saturday (Aug. 28). Read...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Exactly, on Sep 2, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 32 comments | 2752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Infants in the bike lane

Today at 12:10 PM when driving down Santa Cruz Avenue, I passed three women within a single block walking alone and pushing...

Original post made by Anne Hillman on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Not a Tank, on Dec 25, 2012 at 9:44 am | 32 comments | 3845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council approves Louise Street abandonment

The fight over Louise Street may head to the courts, which is where some Menlo Park City Council members appear to think...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 32 comments | 5832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park votes to keep red-light cameras

Breaking away from a trend of cities canceling red-light camera programs, the Menlo Park City Council decided on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by WoW!, on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 32 comments | 4946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health care district: Hickey re-elected but loses his battle

A longtime plan by Sequoia Healthcare District board member Jack Hickey to have voters decide on the future of the district...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 6, 2015 at 11:43 am | 32 comments | 4812 Views

AROUND TOWN

City manager releases consultant's drafts of letters to editor, talking points

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre sent the Almanac on Wednesday night (Nov. 12) what he described as documents that consultant...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:50 am | 32 comments | 4554 Views

AROUND TOWN

District will remove oak on new school site

A report from an outside arborist has confirmed that a large old oak tree on the site where the new Upper Laurel School is...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by safer than sorry, on Aug 17, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 32 comments | 3786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tacks scattered on Woodside roads are hazard to bicyclists

Bicyclists have a nemesis roaming the upper reaches of Kings Mountain Road in unincorporated Woodside. Someone is scattering...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 6, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 32 comments | 8370 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton attorney: Lewis house not legally compliant, but no action needed

The word is in from Atherton's town attorney: The size of Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis' house exceeds the town's zoning ordinance...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by jaded, on Jun 20, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 32 comments | 3439 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city attorney under fire by mayor

The Atherton City Council has not asked City Attorney Wynne S. Furth to reapply for her job, which she has held since February...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Atherton Taxpayer, on Aug 3, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 32 comments | 6170 Views

ATHERTON

Mystery surrounds status of Atherton's City Manager John Danielson.

In a recent article in another major newspaper Bonnie Eslinger appears to raise more questions than answers. Why? Forced...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 25, 2011 at 11:53 am | 32 comments | 2625 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council calls 4pm meeting on library

A special council meeting at 4pm Wednesday has been called to approve the ballot measure for the library in the park. At...

Original post made by Fair Vote on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 7:19 am | 32 comments | 2452 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Mayor Widmer Misreads Again on Employee Furlough and Compensation Reductions

The title of the Agenda does not state the item is for reductions and furloughs. Mayor Widmer after the Measure F vote...

Original post made by Atherton Council Misread on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by long time resident, on Dec 19, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 32 comments | 2734 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit must pay county attorney fees

Atherton resident Jon Buckheit must pay San Mateo County $145,434 in attorney fees, a judge has ruled after agreeing with...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 32 comments | 9173 Views
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