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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Another look at downtown plan

After hearing months of strong criticism that despite conforming to the city's new El Camino/downtown specific plan, Stanford's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 6, 2013 at 8:59 pm | 13 comments | 1464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ruling sparks hope for high-speed-rail critics

A fresh verdict from a Sacramento County judge threatens the one source of money that high-speed-rail officials felt was...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Sep 6, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 880 Views

SPORTS

Sunday: Belle Haven Pool celebration

Belle Haven Pool will host the Menlo Masters and the Belle Haven aquatic community for a Menlo United celebration from 1...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by guppigirl, on Sep 6, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 3009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sept. 12: Housing element workshop

Menlo Park's "housing element" has made the news all year, but what exactly is a housing element? The Housing Leadership...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 6, 2013 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 730 Views

ATHERTON

limited partnership offers $2.5 million for City Councilman's home

[Post removed. Please do not engage in speculation.]...

Original post made by Andy Coolidge on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Intero Realtor, on Sep 5, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 1 comment | 703 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Hosts of Obama visit may be off the hook for extra police, public works costs

The town of Atherton is likely to drop its efforts to require two Atherton couples who hosted fundraising events for President...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 34 comments | 1832 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Closed Circuit'

You've seen worse than the new legal thriller "Closed Circuit," but you've also seen a lot better. Despite breathless proclamations...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Madison, on Sep 5, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside superintendent's pay to top $200,000

Beth Polito's contract as superintendent/principal of the Woodside Elementary School District has been renewed for three...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by LH, on Sep 5, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 2856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police find truck driver at fault in collision that killed cyclist Amelie Le Moullac

San Francisco's police chief said on Aug. 29 that a big-rig driver has been found at fault in a collision that killed bicyclist...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jessie Jewii, on Sep 4, 2013 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 1510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Back to school safety tips for kids, parents

Schools in Menlo Park and surrounding communities started up a few weeks ago. This is an exciting and busy time for kids...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Monday, September 9th at 11 am: Fall Preschool Storytimes begin. For ages 3-5. Tuesday, September 10th at 10:30 am: Toddler...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 862 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to hold study session on binding arbitration

The fight to end binding arbitration in Menlo Park is not over. While the City Council voted 4-1 to approve a new contract...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by information, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 898 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac's Readers' Choice 2013 winners

Almanac readers name their favorite restaurants, shops and services in the 2013 Readers' Choice poll. ==B Photo:== Studio...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2013 at 8:06 pm | 3 comments | 11031 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Parcel tax opponents miss deadline for ballot argument

There will be no ballot argument against Atherton's parcel tax renewal measure in November but not for lack of trying on...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by real deal, on Sep 3, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 44 comments | 1973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steeped in coffee

You could say Oscar Nunez, the proprietor of High Note coffee, has coffee in his blood. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14445...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Sep 3, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 764 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to start Stanford project traffic study

The Menlo Park City Council subcommittee on the Stanford Arrillaga project has finished its work, but it's still only a good...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 2, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 12 comments | 1108 Views

MENLO PARK

County seeks comment on rehabbing Alpine Road trail

Repaving and creek-bank reinforcement are under consideration for the aged and poorly maintained trail that follows the path...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by Ginger in SWA, on Sep 2, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1095 Views

MENLO PARK

Two wounded in Saturday night shooting

Two people, including a Menlo Park man, were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto on Saturday night, according to...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by get out of jail card, on Sep 2, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board faces tough decisions on new campus, bond measure

The members of the Menlo Park City School District's board of education have had to make some difficult choices in the recent...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by John Ricky, on Sep 2, 2013 at 12:29 am | 17 comments | 1517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MPCSD Sup and School Board are at it again

Yet another closed session board meeting has been scheduled for Superintendent Ghysels' evaluation on Friday, September 6....

Original post made by disgusted on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by teddy, on Sep 1, 2013 at 6:56 pm | 4 comments | 1707 Views
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