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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Residentialist states his bottom line

We are approaching the election season and have two seats to fill on the Menlo Park City Council. So, it is time to let the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 28, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 18 comments | 2783 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Six candidates for three council seats

The final roster for the upcoming Menlo Park City Council election holds few surprises, with six campaigning for three open...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 18 comments | 4394 Views

MENLO PARK

No on M gathering

Menlo Park Deserves Better -- also known as the "No on Measure M" coalition -- is hosting a community gathering on Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Arrillaga?, on Sep 30, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 18 comments | 3715 Views

MENLO PARK

Protesters picket at Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park

"Do you want a concrete park?" read a sign carried by one member of a small group protesting construction of Little League...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by SWJ, on Jan 16, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 18 comments | 5207 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district, city to meet over development issues

The governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District on Tuesday night stepped back from a proposal that the district...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2015 at 7:31 pm | 18 comments | 2826 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boutique hotel may produce $600K in city taxes its first year

"Public benefits" was a refrain at the Nov. 16 Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting, this time with regard to Pollock Financial...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Downtown-err, on Nov 24, 2015 at 8:39 am | 18 comments | 3343 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Feldman's Books, Gentry magazine buildings up for sale, redevelopment

Two of Menlo Park's oldest commercial buildings – the current locations of Feldman's Books (1170 El Camino Real) and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by NPD, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:11 pm | 18 comments | 3373 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for expansion

Menlo Park could reap more than $15 million in one-time payments and contributions and hefty annual payments from Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Jul 17, 2016 at 1:36 am | 18 comments | 4315 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park could ban drone use in city parks

The Menlo Park City Council will consider a proposal to ban drone use in city parks. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/23/tonight-menlo-park-counc...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Aug 25, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 18 comments | 3918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia district asks judge to throw out parts of Everest charter school lawsuit

High school district attorneys, in answer to a lawsuit from Everest Public High School, allege portions of the suit are irrelevant...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 2712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Both parcel tax measures pass easily

Two parcel tax measures -- in the Menlo Park and Portola Valley school districts -- passed easily, according to election...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Property Tax Payer, on May 6, 2010 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 4295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Contractors contribute $75,000 to bond measure campaign for community college district

UPDATE: The campaign for Measure H, a $564 million bond measure on the Nov. 8 ballot for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by garden volunteer, on Oct 24, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 18 comments | 3670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools: Audit shows lax oversight

What has emerged from the recent forensic audit of the school district finances overseen by Tim Hanretty is a picture of...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by A. Parent, on Jun 29, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 18 comments | 16529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain fatality identified as Palo Alto teen

A 15-year-old Palo Alto student was killed by a train on the railroad tracks south of Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto at about...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 10, 2015 at 4:15 pm | 18 comments | 9861 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 18 comments | 4462 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Driver, 21, dies in Woodside crash

A 21-year-old man died in Woodside early this morning after his car hit two trees and another vehicle before flipping, a...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Dec 16, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 18 comments | 3807 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Suit was a distraction for rail authority

Aristotle wrote that "the law is reason free from passion." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9838...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by ANONYMOUS, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:17 pm | 18 comments | 2915 Views

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Cyclist severely injured in crash in Woodside

A 67-year-old bicyclist from Redwood City was admitted to Stanford Hospital with a severe brain injury requiring emergency...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by in traffic, on Jun 12, 2011 at 11:46 am | 18 comments | 3391 Views

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Judge charged with DUI

A San Mateo County judge is a facing a DUI charge following a May arrest, according to San Mateo County District Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 16, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 18 comments | 3980 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

In my 11 years as an elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District I have found it impossible to have a dialog with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:24 pm | 18 comments | 4793 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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