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Woodside: Couple fined for illegally downing trees

In an echo of its last encounter with a Woodside property owner who had felled major trees without a permit, the Town Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jan 27, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 4619 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission studies rules for granny units

When Menlo Park decided last year to legalize construction of secondary units, also known as "granny units", it was only...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 17, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 9 comments | 1167 Views

MENLO PARK

Studio Red lobby a scene of destruction after car crashes through front window

Models that took "thousands of hours" to construct were destroyed, but product design and development company Studio Red...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by confounded, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 3812 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Softer defense rhetoric in lawsuit over crash that injured twins

A new tone appeared in the latest defense filings in a lawsuit over the car crash that pinned 6-year-old twin brothers...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 6, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 9 comments | 3285 Views

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Voters have choices for few county offices

South San Mateo County voters won't have choices in who will be their sheriff, their district attorney, or their superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:26 am | 9 comments | 3304 Views

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Appeals Court denies Galligan petition in controller's race

The California Court of Appeals has denied a request by Joe Galligan, a candidate in the June 3 election for county controller,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl, on Apr 2, 2014 at 7:09 am | 9 comments | 5532 Views

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How much should nonresidents pay to play in Menlo Park?

How much should people who don't live in the city pay to participate in Menlo Park's recreation programs? The Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park Supporter, on Apr 12, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 9 comments | 1676 Views

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POSITION PAPER: PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT, BY MICHAEL G. STOGNER, CANDIDATE FOR SUPERVISOR District 3

When San Mateo County's two top law enforcement officials, Sheriff Greg Munks, and Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos, were caught...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Clarification, on May 1, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 3570 Views

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Almanac wins state-wide awards

The Almanac won eight awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, including first-place awards for...

Original post made on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Come on, on May 13, 2014 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 3008 Views

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Green bike lanes tested at Facebook

Caption with Michelle Le photo in the print edition: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/06/04/green-bike-lanes-tested-at-facebook...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 9 comments | 1046 Views

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Enormity of Wagstaffe/Scott conflict of interest

One thing that has been glossed over in the blogs here regarding the arrest and pending decision to charge Judge Joseph Scott...

Original post made by Ethics 101 on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 10, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 9 comments | 2094 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park mayor holds office hours

You'll have four opportunities to share your opinions with Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller on Saturday (July 26) as he holds...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by MP historian, on Jul 26, 2014 at 12:25 am | 9 comments | 951 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Drought: Cal Water lists restrictions on water use

The California Water Service Company has a list of restrictions on water use during the drought, but doesn't have a final...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 1908 Views

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Menlo Park: Group celebrates completion of El Camino Real tree project

It's easy to take the 350 graceful trees lining El Camino Real in Menlo Park for granted, but the green vistas only came...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 30, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 9 comments | 1970 Views

MENLO PARK

Does Stanford need or deserve a $37 million dollar property tax reduction?

(Also appearing in the print edition of the Almanac just out (Oct 1st, 2014) -------------- Does Stanford need or deserve...

Original post made by morris brown on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by retired teacher, on Oct 1, 2014 at 7:00 am | 9 comments | 311 Views

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Voter Guide: Incumbent faces challenger for open space district seat

After narrowly approving a $300 million bond measure for the MidPeninsula Regional Open Space district in June, local voters...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ginny McShane, Ed.D., on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 861 Views

MENLO PARK

Who has bought and paid for Menlo Park's Zoning Rules?

The admission today by Patty Fry that she and Mike Lanza are not the authors of Measure M is absolutely stunning. This is...

Original post made by Mary Gilles on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 9 comments | 357 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor urges probe into Measure M controversy (Ray Mueller plans to call for independent investigation of consultant’s work on city website)

Front Page of the PA Daily News. Mayor want discussion at a Nov 18th Council meeting. claim now made that work product,...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Just hire a new city manager, on Nov 12, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 9 comments | 353 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council vote: Lempres now ahead of Widmer

Mike Lempres has squeaked past Bill Widmer -- by one vote -- for second place in the race for three open seats on the Atherton...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by History lesson, on Nov 17, 2014 at 9:23 pm | 9 comments | 898 Views

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Train 'clipped' car at Menlo Park crossing

A southbound train "clipped" an eastbound car at the Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing in Menlo Park at about 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Aaron, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 2016 Views
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