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AROUND TOWN

Menlo attorney fighting high-speed rail Central Valley project's launch

==B (An expanded version of an earlier-published story.)== Peninsula cities lost a legal battle last week against the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 15, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 48940 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires investigator to review gymnastics program

Menlo Park has hired an independent investigator to review the city's gymnastics program, multiple sources told the Almanac...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Erin Glanville, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:45 am | 10 comments | 1743 Views

WOODSIDE

Sewer rates to jump for Woodside customers

Woodside is semi-rural and most of the town's 2,200 properties use septic tanks in lieu of sewers, but for some 157 properties...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 4, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 10 comments | 1297 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: CalPERs increase could cost $3 million

CalPERS, (the California Public Employees' Retirement System) is on the brink of raising its required contribution rates...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 10 comments | 1506 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Refuge restaurant opens in Menlo Park

It's all about pastrami and Belgian beer at "The Refuge" restaurant in San Carlos. Owner and chef Matt Levin is now bringing...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by MenloFolks, on Jun 16, 2013 at 6:16 am | 10 comments | 3947 Views

MENLO PARK

Joe Biden drops by Menlo Park

Caption for photo in print edition: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14236 posted...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Larry Wallace, on Jun 20, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 892 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council passes 'healthy outlook' budget

Higher-than-expected property tax revenue and the effects of whittling down spending over the last few years have led to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by look north, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 1198 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Government at Crossroads

On July 15th the four remaining members of the Council will meet to try and pick a successor to retiring Jerry Carlson’s...

Original post made by Atherton Resident on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by 3-2 or 2-3 Council, on Jul 6, 2013 at 9:01 am | 10 comments | 1712 Views

MENLO PARK

Reconstructing Hillview playing field

Turf that for only a few months covered the playing field at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park is being carted away as...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 26, 2013 at 8:09 am | 10 comments | 5568 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public "right to know"

Does the public have a right-to-know why a regularly scheduled meeting of a public agency is rescheduled? Apparently, not...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 10 comments | 1051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Las Lomitas school board may place $60 million bond measure on November ballot

Voters in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District may be asked in November to approve a $60 million bond measure to upgrade...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Marty, on Aug 7, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 1696 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Woman killed in fatal head-on

==B Update:== A woman visiting from India was killed in a head-on crash on Skyline Boulevard near Woodside on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Maggie Anne, on Aug 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 10 comments | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire election: 4 qualified so far

Four out of five prospective candidates have now qualified for the upcoming election for three seats on the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Aug 14, 2013 at 7:37 am | 10 comments | 5151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board may change policy on busing EPA kids

A decades-long policy of having East Palo Alto teens take a bus to high school in Woodside or Belmont may come to an end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by A-town gangsta, on Sep 25, 2013 at 11:18 pm | 10 comments | 3116 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Summit Prep: Jury finds student guilty in attempted rape of teacher

A former Summit Preparatory Charter High School student faces life in prison after a jury Wednesday found him guilty...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:55 am | 10 comments | 1931 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA Wagstaffe tells KCBS that his office always complies with Marsy's Law

In an astonishing article today, San Mateo DA Steve Wagstaffe tells KCBS that his office is really on top of things when...

Original post made by Lurker on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Oct 11, 2013 at 5:01 am | 10 comments | 14386 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district sets meetings on building school

Whether the $23 million bond measure on Nov. 5 the election ballot passes or fails, the Menlo Park City School District has...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Katie Ferrick, on Nov 5, 2013 at 12:05 am | 10 comments | 7523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Applications for school board seat due Feb. 7

The application deadline for the vacant seat on the Menlo Park City School District board is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. The school...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by member, on Feb 15, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 2096 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Conflicting info on sale of Menalto Corners retail center

The sale of Menalto Corners, a 4,400-square-foot retail center at 1923-1929 Menalto Ave. in Menlo Park, in a quick deal may...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Mar 2, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 10 comments | 7339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former sheriff's deputy ordered to stand trial in assault case

A former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy who allegedly beat up his ex-girlfriend's past boyfriend in an apparent...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 27, 2014 at 2:47 pm | 10 comments | 2814 Views
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