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MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park closing downtown Santa Cruz Avenue to traffic for fitness event

As part of its efforts to attract more people downtown, the city of Menlo Park is hosting a "Family Fitness Extravaganza"...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by baysider, on Aug 14, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 22 comments | 5115 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook just closed $101 million deal for 60 acres in Menlo Park

Finalized purchase of 300 Constitution. Believe that's the old site of Raychem. Deal fist mentioned in June was finalized...

Original post made by whatever on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 10, 2014 at 11:20 am | 22 comments | 2392 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police chief: Pursuit, fatal shooting 'happened in seconds'

"Seconds is how quickly everything went down. Literally seconds," said Menlo Park Police Chief Bob Jonsen in describing the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 22 comments | 4600 Views

MENLO PARK

Group hopes to jumpstart 'revitalization' of downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park is notorious for conducting endless studies of the same issues: Traffic. Downtown parking. Traffic. Downtown vibrancy....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 17, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 22 comments | 5693 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: When 'choice' undermines public health

There's little to celebrate about the measles outbreak now hitting the nation. But one positive outcome is the level of attention...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Feb 14, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 22 comments | 3523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents to meet over lack of onsite, after-school child care in Menlo Park school district

Katherine Bailey (kjscafe@earthlink.net) e-mailed this message to the Almanac on Feb. 17, 2007: I wanted to let your newspaper...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 28, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 22 comments | 3916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Sequoia district superintendent finds critics' charge 'shameful'

The continued misrepresentation that the Sequoia district would impede in any way the success of any student is, in a word,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:31 am | 22 comments | 2818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private school supporters plead for more time

(==B This is an expanded version of a previously published story.)== More than 600 supporters of a private school that may...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:56 am | 22 comments | 3150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights lawyers scrutinize school district

In a bid to start a conversation on addressing poor academic performance among students from the Ravenswood City School District...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 22 comments | 47925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

​Portola Valley: Kids with airsoft gun mistaken for armed suspect

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are wrapping up an investigation into a report that a man was seen with...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 25, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 22 comments | 4566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Making streets safe for kids walking to school

A mother's anger and the tempest that ensued over a recent incident involving a Menlo Park police officer's decision to help...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well...let's see now..., on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 4125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: More than 200 at hearing on Mandarin school

More than 200 people filled the Multi-Use Room at Encinal School on Tuesday (Oct. 14) for a public hearing on the proposed...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by object to James 2, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 22 comments | 5416 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Sheriff Munks resign, answer questions, or do nothing?

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks and Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos, who had participated in a law enforcement relay run...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by 5150 hired, on Apr 9, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 22 comments | 11827 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper may be released

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by Timothy, on Aug 2, 2015 at 10:57 pm | 22 comments | 3203 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three of five candidates want to change healthcare district

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District in the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Of course Jack is right, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 22 comments | 3659 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hillary Clinton: Corporations and Businesses Don't Create Jobs

Appearing at a Boston rally for Democrat gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley on Friday, Hillary Clinton told the crowd...

Original post made by Ich Bin Ein Socialist on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:35 am | 22 comments | 2740 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo on aircraft noise: FAA knows 'something has changed dramatically'

The Federal Aviation Administration "clearly knows something has changed dramatically" with regard to local aircraft noise...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:05 pm | 22 comments | 4748 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Vote 'yes' on Measure AA, Bay restoration parcel tax

The nine-county, $12-per-parcel tax to fund the restoration of San Francisco Bay shorelines to functioning tidal marshes...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on May 28, 2016 at 11:50 am | 22 comments | 1954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers $124 million in 'community benefits' for hospital expansion

New bike lanes, an expanded shuttle service and a $23.1 million payment for affordable housing are all items the Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Why Unions?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 2415 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board edges M-A closer to night games

The long tradition of daytime-only football games at Menlo-Atherton High School is under intensifying scrutiny. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 22 comments | 2237 Views
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