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High-speed rail: Palo Alto residents join revolt

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Caballo de Ferro, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 29 comments | 5016 Views


Local parents feel squeezed out of child care

As the city of Menlo Park works to greatly reduce its subsidy of the city-run West Menlo child care program, some parents...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Working Mom in West Menlo, on May 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 29 comments | 4980 Views


Stanford drops plans for mall expansion

Stanford University has dropped its ambitious plan to expand the Stanford Shopping Center and to add a hotel to the mall...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Madison, on Apr 27, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 2445 Views


Best Laid Plans Sabotaged

The June 17 Almanac article, The Best Laid Plans states that “Morris Brown interprets the referendum drive on the four-story...

Original post made by Watchful Eye on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by OK, so now..., on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 29 comments | 1990 Views


Charter high school gets off to running start

Ninth graders inaugurating the first school year at Everest (charter) Public High School in Redwood City got to know faculty...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by district parent, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:04 am | 29 comments | 2771 Views


Menlo Park will re-join rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Meno Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:12 am | 29 comments | 1874 Views


Menlo Park mayor says he will seek second term

Mayor Rich Cline will run for a second term on the Menlo Park City Council, he told The Almanac this week. He is the second...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 2088 Views


Atherton building official announces retirement

Citing his April heart surgery and approaching 61st birthday, Atherton Building Official Mike Wasmann has announced that...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Screenwriter, on Aug 29, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 29 comments | 2724 Views


Menlo incumbent files complaint with state bar over Brown Act stories

On the same day the Daily Post ran a front page apology for two stories and an editorial that said three Menlo Park council...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 27, 2010 at 11:16 am | 29 comments | 2511 Views


Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 3074 Views


Mark Box resigns from school board

The superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District is recommending that the school board avoid a costly election and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Not our MPCSD, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 29 comments | 7247 Views


Paying for 'overtime' parking in downtown Menlo

Start saving your quarters: In three months, plazas 1 and 5 in downtown Menlo Park will sprout parking meters. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by I was there, on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 29 comments | 2992 Views


Plan announced to save Social Security

A very simple step to save Social Security Uses...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 29 comments | 2030 Views


What's in a name? Menlo Park City Council candidate endorsements

With about a month to go before the Nov. 6 Menlo Park City Council elections, the five candidates are hitting the campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 20, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 29 comments | 13391 Views


Here's what a police department does when service is part of their credo

From the Hillsborough Police Department's Facebook page: Based on the events of today, please take the time to view the...

Original post made by Watcher on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2012 at 7:49 am | 29 comments | 1669 Views


Menlo Park schools 'completely maxed out'

The Menlo Park City School District's Board of Education met Tuesday, April 30, to learn more about options for the future...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 29 comments | 4164 Views


Park Theatre torn down

Demolition work at the building housing the old Park Theatre, built in 1947 and closed in 2002, was underway Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Just curious, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:35 am | 29 comments | 8783 Views


Food trucks rolling into Menlo Park next month

Over the protests of nervous downtown business owners and some local residents, Menlo Park's Planning Commission, at a little...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by tom h, on Jan 17, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 29 comments | 12491 Views


Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

When the Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop abruptly closed in 2013 after 97 years in business, patrons lamented its...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 7, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 5209 Views


Menlo Park: Stanford mixed-use project to undergo environmental impact analysis

For such a contentious issue, there's agreement more often than not between Stanford University and the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 3046 Views
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