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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Binding arbitration leaves public in dark

Menlo Park and at least 15 other jurisdictions in California rely on binding arbitration to resolve police disciplinary cases....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2013 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 3236 Views

ATHERTON

Valparaiso roadwork update

The week of March 19 is the new target end-date for Athertonís repaving project on Valparaiso Avenue, between El Camino Real...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Mar. 12, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3235 Views

MENLO PARK

Four injured in drive-by shooting Friday night in Menlo Park; suspects at large

Four people were hit by gunfire in a drive-by shooting Friday night in Menlo Park, according to police. One victim was listed...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Familiar, on Nov 6, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 11 comments | 3235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park couple give $150 million to Stanford

Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has received a $150 million gift -- one of the largest in the university's...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Alfred Nonymous, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 3232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park School District Expansion - idea propsed..

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3230 Views

ATHERTON

Planners at fault for Atherton mess

<B>The following letter by Jim Altman was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What is going...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

<B>Physician adds an idea for bike safety Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4341...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2007 at 11:26 pm | 2 comments | 3230 Views

WOODSIDE

Hundreds of books, CDs on sale at Woodside Library book sale Nov. 4

If you like bargains, the upcoming Woodside Library book sale is the place for you. On Saturday, Nov. 4, hundreds of gently...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3229 Views

MENLO PARK

Hazardous waste drop off

Residents of Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley can take hazardous waste to a Menlo Park location on Saturday,...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Oct. 4, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: New Safeway will be community gathering place

My observation is that, to a degree, the center of gathering places and visiting with your Menlo Park neighbor has just shifted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by GINGER, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:51 pm | 4 comments | 3228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Balloting begins for 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is now open for the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. [http://www.AlmanacNews.com/readers_choice ==B Click here==] to cast...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Oi Vey, on Apr 26, 2014 at 5:50 am | 1 comment | 3228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bursting at the seams

If closing a school is the hardest decision a school board ever has to make, then the second most difficult is deciding whether...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by slight abdominal bulge, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 27 comments | 3227 Views

WOODSIDE

Illegal removal of heritage trees in Woodside

Or, If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? Recent Almanac articles have documented...

Original post made by I Speak For the Trees on Mar. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac wins state-wide awards

The Almanac won eight awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, including first-place awards for...

Original post made on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Come on, on May 13, 2014 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 3226 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Questionable proposal to save Woodcutter's cottage

The article in last week's Almanac about the Chilean woodcutter's cottage is comprehensive and informative. However, the...

Original post made by Bernie Bayuk on May. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3222 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Staff & Council Cater to HSR

Last Tuesday, January 15th, the Menlo Park City Council was scheduled to vote, at the behest of staff, to abandon the cityís...

Original post made by Don Barnby on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by J Meeks, on Jan 22, 2014 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 3222 Views

OTHER TOPICS

War in Iraq to be discussed at Stanford

Former U.S. Defense Secretary William J. Perry will be one of the panelists in a discussion on the war in Iraq Monday, Jan....

Original post made by News Guy on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3221 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton says it will sue Caltrain over electrification plan

Unhappy with Caltrain's response to a letter from Atherton requesting concessions on plans to electrify the rail system between...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 36 comments | 3221 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to review library, gym parking

The Library Commission's recent conclusion that about one third of drivers hoping to stop at either the main Menlo Park Library...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Feb 28, 2012 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 3220 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley/Woodside: Should shake roofs be banned?

Wood shake roofs are vulnerable to wildfire. Should Woodside and Portola Valley ban them? Both town councils will discuss...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 8 comments | 3220 Views
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