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Editorial: The letter of the law

<I> This editorial appears in the Feb. 25 issue of The Almanac.</I> It is difficult to imagine a more bitter rivalry in...

Original post made by Porter on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Urania, on Mar 9, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 13 comments | 2905 Views


California warns Menlo Park district to raise scores for black, disadvantaged students

The schools that don't meet the minimum standards under the act are subject to "corrective action." Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by another in the willows, on Mar 25, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 13 comments | 2349 Views


City eyes plan to take equity stake in homes

In an effort to keep low-income residents in their homes, the city of Menlo Park is considering a plan to buy an equity stake...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 2063 Views


Letter: Council should oppose huge Cargill project

News of Cargill's development plans for 12,000 homes and 30,000 new residents on the Redwood City baylands should attract...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Edward Whittington, on Feb 12, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 2277 Views


What should Menlo Park do about child care?

As Menlo Park works to cut its subsidy of the city-run child care center in the Civic Center complex, it's become clear to...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by mom x 4, on Jun 3, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 13 comments | 1756 Views


The rotten apples living in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Atherton

Please view: Diridon's Rotten Apples comment from the Nov 5th board meeting on YouTube Not...

Original post made by morris brown on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Helen, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 13 comments | 2367 Views


Menlo Park schools face unpleasant options

Menlo Park City School District delayed its decision on opening a new elementary school at the O'Connor campus as officials...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Dec 15, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 13 comments | 1753 Views


Letter: Europeans found upside of high-speed rail

It may well be that California's high-speed rail plans are ill-advised, or that this is not the right time or economy to...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 28, 2010 at 10:22 am | 13 comments | 1489 Views


In defending police lawsuit, Menlo Park runs up tab of nearly $350,000

In a lawsuit that may have revealed more about our litigation-happy society than about the law enforcement abuses it sought...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by no winners, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:15 am | 13 comments | 5418 Views


Schools boards vote on layoffs

Tonight, Wednesday, March 10, school boards in Portola Valley and Menlo Park are slated to vote on teacher layoffs and other...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Hillview, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 13 comments | 2329 Views


Marsala's Fate

Charles Marsala asked a resident who was involved in a lawsuit with Atherton for $500,000. What needs to happen now? Should...

Original post made by Almanac Protecting Marsala on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:21 am | 13 comments | 1777 Views


Atherton Gets Ready to Settle John Johns Litigation

The Town of Atherton has posted a closed session agenda, the second in the ten days since the last council meeting, to discuss...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by mortgage broker, on Apr 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 13 comments | 1454 Views


Elevated? In a tunnel? Report to examine alternatives for high-speed rail

A report will be released Thursday analyzing alternative alignments for the San Jose-to-San Francisco segment of the proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 13 comments | 1595 Views


Comments by Cowards

I am very sad to see so many anonymous comments on the town square. I have no problems with people disagreeing with me but...

Original post made by James Dobbie on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:34 am | 13 comments | 2274 Views


Rail Authority: No berms for high-speed rail on the Peninsula

Should high-speed rail come to the Peninsula, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 12, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 1636 Views


Guest opinions: Support pours in for Measure C

Math teacher, parents urge a 'yes' vote Read the full story here posted...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Plubius, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 13 comments | 3132 Views


What Atherton Could Have Settled for in the John Johns Case

Here is the inside story of Athertonís most recent financial catastrophe: In April 2008, John Johns lost a battle to...

Original post made by seeing red on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by drag-net, on May 1, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 13 comments | 1519 Views


Derry project gets back in line

A stalled development project for a parcel between El Camino Real and the train tracks looks set to start moving through...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by long time resident, on Jun 21, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 13 comments | 1753 Views


Update: Wiest files papers for Atherton council race

Cary Wiest, a real estate appraiser and an apparently new resident of the town, filed candidate papers for the Atherton City...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Aug 23, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 13 comments | 2001 Views


Letter: Gateway should watch out for rising tides

If the Menlo Gateway project is built, it will be submerged under water when global warming causes sea and Bay levels to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 13 comments | 5208 Views
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