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MENLO PARK

Menlo council tweaks specific plan for downtown

The Menlo Park City Council continued its evaluation of the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan on Sept. 13, starting...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 1836 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed rail chalks up legal win

Even as news spread of a fresh lawsuit against high-speed rail, the beleaguered rail authority announced the dismissal of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by who's paying for this?, on Sep 24, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 14 comments | 1831 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park: Strife on tennis courts leads to threats, police intervention

Sportsmanship has been in short supply on Menlo Park's tennis courts of late, as clashes over reservations have led to police...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Nealon Neighbor, on Feb 17, 2014 at 11:19 pm | 14 comments | 17085 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: In favor of low density downtown

I have been a Menlo Park resident since 1998 and am a regular shopper and diner in the town. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8832...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Long time resident, on Nov 25, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 14 comments | 2044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park may help fund new Hillview field

With land for new playing fields scarce and demand showing no sign of slowing, Menlo Park may share the cost of a new synthetic...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Ben, on Jan 29, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 14 comments | 2608 Views

WOODSIDE

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 2155 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsde: Changes in architectural review process may start soon

The ways and means of Woodside's Architectural & Site Review Board (ASRB) are headed for change. By consensus, the Town Council...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lifelong resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 14 comments | 909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy rescued from Burgess Pool 'doing well,' city official says

The aftermath has been a positive one so far for a 6-year-old boy rescued Sunday from a swimming pool by a lifeguard at...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 27, 2015 at 10:41 am | 14 comments | 4421 Views

ATHERTON

Why the rush in Atherton city manager shuffle?

> This is an expanded version of a previously published article.< With the town of Atherton scrambling at the 11th hour...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 14 comments | 2444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman on bike killed by big-rig near Portola Valley

A woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a big-rig near Portola Valley this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Karole, on Nov 5, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 14 comments | 2359 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Defense attorney accuses DA of retaliation in prosecution of deputy sheriff

San Mateo County Deputy Sheriff Juan Lopez was back in Superior Court in Redwood City on Feb. 13, but not about allegations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 14 comments | 3794 Views

MENLO PARK

Boesch resigns (unbeknownst to Almanac)

You gotta love the way our hometown newspaper, in its apparent effort to be the next Gentry, manages to cover every society...

Original post made by Local news? on Jan. 4, 2007
Last comment by Nushound, on Jan 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 4100 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga protest gathers signatures

Save Menlo, a group of community members not thrilled with the massive eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by James Madison, on Dec 21, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 2558 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After outcry, Caltrain pledges to soften train whistle

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks over a recent increase in the volume of train whistles, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 14 comments | 4902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ladera: Green bike lanes coming to Alpine Road

Green-colored pavement is coming to bike lanes along the sides of Alpine Road as they pass under Interstate 280 just east...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Herb B, on Jul 23, 2013 at 8:25 am | 14 comments | 4502 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council split over new privacy law

In a rare 3-2 vote for the current Menlo Park council, a new ordinance governing the use of surveillance data by law enforcement...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 17, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 14 comments | 4512 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside road rage leads to pepper spraying and arrest

In the right hands, a can of pepper spray can come in handy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4712...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 4501 Views

MENLO PARK

City should stay in child care business

Should the city of Menlo Park stay in the child care business for toddlers and preschool children as well as those who need...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Observant, on Apr 27, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 14 comments | 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County's Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest placed on administrative leave while Feds investigate possession of Child Porn.

It was first reported by the San Mateo Daily Journal this last Saturday, that he was arrested and booked on a special warrant...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:39 am | 14 comments | 3287 Views

ATHERTON

Debunking the Myth of Spot Re-zoning

There has been a call to lessen the draconian restrictions on size and setbacks for lots 10,000 square feet and under in...

Original post made by Charlie Parker on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Size Matters, on May 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 14 comments | 1495 Views
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