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THE LOCAL DISH

Occupy group targets Saltworks project

Members of Occupy Redwood City have formed a new group targeting a planned Bayfront development. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:00 pm | 15 comments | 2450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrification of Caltrain approved by board

Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 11, 2012 at 6:57 am | 15 comments | 1818 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may need to zone for 1,975 more housing units

Identifying sites for affordable housing just jumped to the top of Menlo Park's priority list, according to a lawsuit settlement...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 1, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 15 comments | 1789 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury: Pension costs out of control

A recent grand jury report dissects a topic near and dear to many hearts in San Mateo County: "Controlling the County's...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 7, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 15 comments | 1626 Views

MENLO PARK

Panhandlers on Willow/Middlefield

Immediate opening for standing and sign-holding: Median island on the south side of Middlefield Road at Willow Road. New...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by MP observer, on Sep 30, 2012 at 1:54 am | 15 comments | 3277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park traffic jam expected to last weeks

Lately it's taking almost an hour to drive from one end of Menlo Park to the other along a two-mile stretch of El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 15 comments | 3553 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga revises plans for Menlo Park properties

Developer John Arrillaga and Stanford University have submitted a revised plan for an eight-acre project in Menlo Park, but...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Nov 26, 2012 at 11:52 am | 15 comments | 2008 Views

ATHERTON

On Thanksgiving: Here's How Atherton Cops Give Thanks

On the November 28 council agenda is the following item: 5. WORK FURLOUGH: As a result of the Town’s fiscal condition,...

Original post made by Giving Thanks on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Last Minute, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 15 comments | 1354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park Theatre plans take shape in Menlo Park

The peeling façade of the long-vacant Park Theatre may give way to a mix of office space and retail, according to owner Howard...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by sammymiami, on Dec 24, 2012 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 3957 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo gun buyback nets 680 firearms

A gun buyback event in San Mateo Saturday collected more than 680 firearms, including 24 assault weapons, 338 hand guns...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by elko-fer, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 1312 Views

MENLO PARK

Are Menlo Park's sidewalks too narrow?

In a response to another question Mom has posted the following: Posted by mom, a resident of the Menlo Park: Central Menlo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 15 comments | 1191 Views

MENLO PARK

High rents drive demand for home-sharing

Anyone who has tried to find a rental on the Midpeninsula recently knows that rents seem higher than ever locally -- a fact...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 2, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 15 comments | 1529 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Speier hosts gun buyback event

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, who held a gun buyback event in San Mateo County earlier this year, is...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mark Twain Disraeli, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 15 comments | 1172 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too many students, too few seats

Sequoia Union High School District officials have begun a conversation on the possible effects of enrollment growth on facility...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on May 29, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 15 comments | 2932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park weighs privacy versus surveillance

On the heels of an announcement of the long-awaited Belle Haven police substation, the Menlo Park council found itself mulling...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by What, on Jun 16, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments | 1535 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council may try again to appoint a colleague on July 17 and avoid election

==B Update:== Is there a City Council election in the near future for Atherton voters? A November election seemed certain...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner , on Jul 13, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 15 comments | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire chief returns home after fall

After three decades in a career that saw him deployed for 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing, Katrina and local emergencies...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 25, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 1896 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: SamTrans confirms its bus was involved in train incident at Menlo Park crossing

More than 24 hours after witnesses reported that a SamTrans bus broke through a lowering railroad crossing arm and hurtled...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 2, 2013 at 7:32 am | 15 comments | 5791 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Stanford offers should encourage more talks

Now that Stanford has agreed to meet some of the concerns raised by opponents of its proposed office, retail and housing...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:56 am | 15 comments | 1406 Views
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Ming’s to hold farewell auction
By Elena Kadvany | 13 comments | 3,380 views

A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion
By Steve Levy | 14 comments | 2,344 views

Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 2,012 views

Gifts (that are not bought)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,646 views

Blood on the Tracks
By Paul Bendix | 8 comments | 1,257 views