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Judge: Bookkeeper deserves more time for embezzlement at Roger Reynolds Nursery

Some Americans are celebrating Emancipation Day, but probably not Evette Christine Weiler. A judge has decided that a woman...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2011 at 11:57 am | 4 comments | 2073 Views

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Three Bay Area legislators: No to elevated high-speed rail, yes to Caltrain electrification

Three Bay Area legislators joined forces today to announce their rejection of elevated tracks as an option for high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by SMVoter, on Apr 19, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 12 comments | 2061 Views

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Reps: High-speed rail should merge with improved Caltrain system in San Jose

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:47 am | 21 comments | 2734 Views

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Willows traffic plan gets thumbs down from Transportation Commission on a 3-2 vote

Does the Willows neighborhood need traffic calming? No. Yes. Maybe, but not like this. The answer, as Menlo Park has discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Willow resident, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2276 Views

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Caltrain eyes providing 'initial' high-speed-rail service

With California officials looking toward Central Valley as the launching point for the state's controversial high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by caltrain supporter, on Apr 22, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 2029 Views

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Community activist tells of terrifying night

A Saturday drive for Chinese takeout turned into a terrifying night in Menlo Park, said Vicki Smothers. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Brian_12, on Apr 27, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 50 comments | 2727 Views

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Guest opinion: Supervisors knew suit on elections was coming

The class action suit against San Mateo County and its "at large" voting system for electing members of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 15, 2011 at 6:59 am | 4 comments | 1697 Views

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Menlo Park's dilemma: How to replace Rojas

If Glen Rojas returns as an interim city manager after retiring in July, he would become a second high-level employee in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by hopeful, on Apr 27, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 5 comments | 1691 Views

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Community activist tells of night of terror

A Saturday drive for Chinese takeout turned into a terrifying night in Menlo Park, said Vicki Smothers. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Vargas, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 1579 Views

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Menlo Park man accused of faking police lights with cellphone app

A 23-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested Monday night for allegedly impersonating a police officer by using a cellphone...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by It's only fair, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 2 comments | 1781 Views

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City to conduct nationwide search for manager

Picking their way around legal questions surrounding when a pension reform measure must take effect, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 7, 2011 at 8:19 am | 17 comments | 2922 Views

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Ravenswood faces critical parcel tax decision

Voters in east Menlo Park and East Palo Alto who are in the Ravenswood City School District have an important parcel tax...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 2, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 2521 Views

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Neighbors fight to protect Flood Park

What is a neighborhood park worth? San Mateo County estimates $205,000. To those living near Flood Park, its value is more...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on May 25, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 9 comments | 2279 Views

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Environmental report: Road to spiffed-up downtown Menlo Park would be far more clogged

There's no getting around it -- no package of mitigating measures to call upon: A developed downtown area as envisioned in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on May 9, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 16 comments | 2539 Views

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Environmental report: Road to spiffed-up downtown would be far more clogged

There's no getting around it — no mitigating measures to call upon: A developed downtown area as envisioned in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by doppelganger, on May 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1596 Views

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Stanford offers Menlo Park more money

Stanford is now offering Menlo Park $3.7 million to ease traffic snarls induced by its proposed hospital expansion and also...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by menlo parker, on May 7, 2011 at 9:53 am | 12 comments | 2024 Views

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Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Interested Party, on May 26, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 104 comments | 11676 Views

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Tuesday: California cap & trade

California's cap-and-trade program, proposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is the topic for a luncheon meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1440 Views

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Finding safety, family, hope

<I>"I lived in a world that at any moment could erupt into fire. It was the sort of knowledge that kept you on your toes."...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by John Straubel, on May 9, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1697 Views

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United Menlo Park council approves Stanford deal

Swapping the right to sue for more money, the Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 to accept Stanford's offer of $3.7 million...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 11, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 1607 Views
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