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AROUND TOWN

Election: Clarke releases answers to union questions

How much influence the labor unions should have on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board is the hot-button issue...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:16 am | 19 comments | 11734 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission reviews specific plan, Sharon Heights apartment renovations

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will attempt to wrap up its downtown/El Camino Real specific plan review tonight (Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Nov 9, 2013 at 7:14 am | 19 comments | 9546 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves home loan for city manager

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre will receive a home improvement loan from the city and other benefits during the next...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Dec 19, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 19 comments | 5361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board to decide on how to fill vacant seat

The Menlo Park City School District board will decide tonight (Jan. 14) on whether to hold a special election or to appoint...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 21, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 19 comments | 4493 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents clash over Dish parking plan

A plan to move dozens of parking spaces from the street next to the Stanford Dish to a parking lot more than half a mile...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:12 am | 19 comments | 5976 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Plans rev up for new $32 million Town Center

Will Atherton residents be willing to contribute nearly $20 million toward a new Town Center? Community leaders helping to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sore eyes, on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 19 comments | 12306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trial delayed in defamation suit against Menlo Park fire board directors

In a ruling that one party to the lawsuit compared to the last-minute cancellation of an anticipated baseball game, a judge...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Whatever, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 19 comments | 4738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where have all the Kepler's supporters gone?

I've been bewildered by the lack of customers in Kepler's when I've dropped by during the past few months. When the store...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Community member, on Nov 30, 2006 at 3:06 pm | 18 comments | 3687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside driver identified in accident that killed Portola Valley cyclist

The driver of the green 1995 Volvo that struck and killed Portola Valley resident and philanthropist Rodney Smith while he...

Original post made on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Lee, on May 17, 2009 at 2:11 am | 18 comments | 3583 Views

MENLO PARK

Grocery store planned for former Cadillac site on El Camino in Menlo Park

As Menlo Park city officials continue the wearisome debate on how to revamp properties along El Camino Real, one developer...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Jul 30, 2007 at 2:55 pm | 18 comments | 3098 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Guide: Two versus one in MP race

Three candidates -- two incumbents and a challenger -- are running for two, four-year terms on the Menlo Park City Council....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by disgusted, on Nov 5, 2008 at 4:55 pm | 18 comments | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Advance notice of Barack Obama

Early in this decade, I attended a political function at the home of Rep. Anna Eshoo where the guest of honor was Sen. Barbara...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Rosie, on Nov 20, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 18 comments | 1979 Views

MENLO PARK

Speakers oppose Habitat proposal

Belle Haven residents voiced their opposition to a proposed Habitat for Humanity development during a meeting at the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by SummerHill Blues, on Nov 24, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 18 comments | 1967 Views

MENLO PARK

City plans to cut projected $1.8 million deficit

With Menlo Park facing the prospect of a $1.8 million deficit, city staff has recommended a number of stopgap measures that...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by ryan, on Mar 13, 2009 at 7:48 am | 18 comments | 1657 Views

WOODSIDE

Jobs tries to demolish historic mansion -- again

Steve Jobs is not a quitter. He's trying once again to get permission to tear down the historic Jackling house in Woodside....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Don D'Anthony, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 18 comments | 2681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain says whistle volume back to normal

Over a month after local residents started complaining about the greatly increased volume of Caltrain horns, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by PA neighbor, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 18 comments | 2003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia district asks judge to throw out parts of Everest charter school lawsuit

High school district attorneys, in answer to a lawsuit from Everest Public High School, allege portions of the suit are irrelevant...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 1840 Views

MENLO PARK

A swimming success?

Responding to a call on The Almanac's Web site for thoughts on Menlo Park's public pool in Burgess Park, one longtime resident,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 18 comments | 4864 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: NO on Parcel Tax

It's time for residents of Atherton to have a serious discussion about the upcoming parcel tax. Let me say in advance...

Original post made by Fiscally responsible on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Fiscally responsible, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:09 am | 18 comments | 1991 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council approves new office project

A proposal to build a two-story office building on El Camino Real cleared Menlo Park's City Council Tuesday, Oct. 20, in...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by No more housing, on Oct 23, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 18 comments | 1636 Views
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