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High-speed rail route through Peninsula chosen

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board on Wednesday chose Pacheco Pass as the preferred California high-speed rail...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by prefer planes, on Dec 26, 2007 at 8:54 am | 9 comments | 2559 Views

MENLO PARK

Who should pay for sidewalks

Now that the City is at least moving ahead with a sidewalk master plan, I am wondering about who is to pay the bill. The...

Original post made by just wondering on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Truthieness, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 9 comments | 2557 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Why not a quiet zone for Menlo Park?

At the joint City Council study session with Atherton Jan. 29, I requested that formation of a railroad quiet zone for Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by stressed out resident, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:33 pm | 9 comments | 2376 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed trains could be headed this way

Imagine boarding a train in the Bay Area, and two and a half hours later, you're in downtown Los Angeles. This may be a dream...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2470 Views

WOODSIDE

Ellison wins 60% tax cut on Woodside estate

Woodside billionaire Larry Ellison will get an estimated $3.06 million refund from property taxes he's paid since 2004 on...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2008
Last comment by another editor, on Mar 15, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 4764 Views

MENLO PARK

Should city expand shuttle service for school kids, Caltrain riders?

Menlo Park may look at making dramatic changes to the city's shuttle service, which now provides midday transit for residents...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by need new leadership, on Apr 14, 2008 at 10:16 pm | 9 comments | 2397 Views

MENLO PARK

Climate Smart Program Makes Sense Given Menlo Park's Goals

Editor, Recent letters to the editor and anonymous comments on the Almanac's web page have been critical of the city of...

Original post made by John Nash on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on May 1, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 2222 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Opinion: DA could end calls for death penalty

Should citizens of San Mateo County seek the election of a district attorney who would not seek the death penalty? Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2008
Last comment by bwc, on Jun 27, 2008 at 10:39 am | 9 comments | 2539 Views

MENLO PARK

Why is Lee Duboc sending unsolicited spam email to people in Menlo Park every week?

Is she planning on running for council again? Why didn't she have these epiphanies when she was on the council? She...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by And in addition, on Jun 24, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 9 comments | 3777 Views

MENLO PARK

Free Newspaper Nuisance/Litter

I have been a Menlo Park resident and home owner since 1993. Over the last 15 years, I have endured the recurring problem...

Original post made by Prescott Lee on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by SFExaminer and The Epoch Times Hater, on Dec 26, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 9 comments | 3092 Views

MENLO PARK

Where's the excitement in Menlo Park council race?

It's almost the end of July, and there's little to no controversy on the Menlo Park City Council election front. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by voter, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 9 comments | 2143 Views

AROUND TOWN

A landmark emerges on the M-A High campus

A $32 million, 32,000-square-foot performing arts center is under construction on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus....

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by pomp no matter what circumstance, on Aug 27, 2008 at 7:23 pm | 9 comments | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amici's pizzeria to move to downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park is getting a new pizzeria. Amici's East Coast Pizzeria, which has 11 Bay Area locations, is setting up shop in...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Salvatore, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 9 comments | 2289 Views

MENLO PARK

City identifies spot for proposed bike tunnel

There's still a host of unknowns about the cost, timeline and engineering of the project, but Menlo Park is moving forward...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Naomi de Plume, on Oct 13, 2008 at 11:28 am | 9 comments | 2074 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Art Dead In Menlo Park?

Palo Alto has it. So does Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Atherton and Redwood City. What do they have, and many other cities...

Original post made by Art Lover on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by budget conscious, on Sep 30, 2008 at 9:18 am | 9 comments | 2194 Views

MENLO PARK

Prop 1A -- High Speed Rail -- councilman Boyle wants you to vote yes

Councilman John Boyle has just sent a long e-mail to a list, again reiterating his support for Prop 1A, the High Speed Rail...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by spokker, on Nov 7, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 9 comments | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton candidates oppose high-speed rail measure

The election of two members of the Atherton City Council won't make that town's stance any friendlier to the California...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by Top, West, on Oct 30, 2008 at 8:37 am | 9 comments | 1858 Views

MENLO PARK

MP OKs 30 percent pay hike for sergeants

Though the economy has taken a nose dive since the city of Menlo Park awarded its police officers a substantial raise in...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Thank You Peter, on Jan 22, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 9 comments | 1943 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Park Theatre becoming a real eyesore

Each time I drive by what used to be the Park Theatre in Menlo Park I get mad. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7480...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by needs enforcing, on Feb 3, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 9 comments | 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoes on Overhead Wires, Highway 101 eyesore

Anyone else notice the sneakers on the overhead wires on HY 101 southbound before Marsh? Caltrans has a "Maintenance Service...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by get a life, on Feb 15, 2009 at 2:10 am | 9 comments | 2302 Views
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