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AROUND TOWN

State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 2392 Views

MENLO PARK

Missing girl Jennifer Blair found and is safe, police confirm

Jennifer Blair, the missing Menlo Park teenager, has been found and is safe, police confirmed tonight. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 2, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 17 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized today, Feb. 4, the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bewildered, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 17 comments | 1119 Views

WOODSIDE

Another lifeline for Woodside's Jackling house

A Woodside couple has come forward with a draft proposal to rescue Apple Corporation's Steve Jobs' historic Jackling house...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Emenot, on Oct 9, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 17 comments | 2157 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may hike fees for some services

Menlo Park management has carefully picked through the city's fee schedule, slightly increasing fees the city charges for...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Mar 29, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 17 comments | 1348 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Public hearing on Bohannon project

The "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel project proposed by the Bohannon Development Co. will be the sole topic of discussion at...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2010 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 1140 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Jailed reporter elaborates on story

<I>Editor's Note: The following letter, written from the San Mateo County Jail, was delivered to The Almanac by Mr. Bothun's...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 17 comments | 1946 Views

MENLO PARK

Block parties censored content

I understand on good authority that Nancy Couperus has been told by the Chamber of Commerce she cannot have a table during...

Original post made by andy cohen on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jun 30, 2010 at 2:53 pm | 17 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber of Commerce president comments on 'free speech zone' at Menlo Park block party

Once upon a time, specifically June 23, an association of 118 Menlo Park business and property owners set up a table during...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by News Flash!, on Jul 5, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 17 comments | 2024 Views

MENLO PARK

State agrees with Andy Cohen's complaint regarding conflict of interest in Cargill case

The state has ruled in favor of a complaint filed by Menlo Park City Council member Andy Cohen. The issue is the Cargill/Saltworks...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 17 comments | 1837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Six run for three seats on council

As the clock slipped past 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 11), so did the opportunity to run for Menlo Park City Council. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 1708 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A juggernaut heading our way

Rich Cline is mayor of Menlo Park and chairman of the Peninsula Cities Consortium, a group of five cities formed to deal...

Original post made by Postman on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 14, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 17 comments | 1516 Views

MENLO PARK

Sidewalk re-opens at Watkins site

Through heavy rains in winter and long dry days in summer, Menlo Park pedestrians waited for the sidewalk along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by In Gratitude, on Aug 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 1512 Views

ATHERTON

Town video taping of its citizens

It has come to my attention that the Town has video cameras and taping devices installed at locations where the Town staff...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Information Please, on Aug 26, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 17 comments | 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 6, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 17 comments | 1543 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton calls on feds to halt funding for state's high-speed rail project

The proposed elevated high-speed railroad would be akin to a six- to eight-lane freeway bisecting Atherton -- "a blight"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 17 comments | 2791 Views

MENLO PARK

'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Will B, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 17 comments | 1608 Views

WOODSIDE

Cyclist injured in accident on Woodside Road

There was an accident involving a cyclist on Woodside Road near the intersection with Interstate 280 at about 6 a.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Citizen A, on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 17 comments | 2911 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meetings in YouTube spotlight

Although many local city council meetings are televised or webcast for the benefit of residents who aren't able to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by johny, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 17 comments | 2370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford hospital expansion: Menlo Park not happy with traffic mitigation measures

Everyone seems to agree that an expanded Stanford hospital will be a boon to the community. Nevertheless, the project's final...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by EchoChamber, on Apr 21, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 17 comments | 1895 Views
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