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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood to close Stanford charter school

In a stunning rebuke to Stanford University, the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees Thursday voted to shut...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Albert B. Franklin, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:54 am | 9 comments | 2394 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 4, 2010 at 8:16 am | 9 comments | 1816 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park, Atherton file new legal challenge to California High-Speed Rail Authority

Menlo Park, Atherton and a coalition of environmental groups filed a new legal challenge against the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on May 12, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 3453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bathroom remodeling starts house fire

A husband and wife who recently purchased a house in eastern Menlo Park will be forced to sleep elsewhere, following a Friday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 10, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 1340 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Council to meet on lawsuit against El Camino development project

At its meeting Tuesday, May 11, Menlo Park's City Council will discuss in closed session a lawsuit against the city's review...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by do you really care, on May 14, 2010 at 1:52 pm | 9 comments | 1304 Views

ATHERTON

Stephen Wagstaffe: Almanac Got it Wrong

On April 21, 2010, The Almanac Editor Renee Batti wrote an article entitled "Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on May 20, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 1886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State tests: Las Lomitas ranks first in state among K-8 districts; other local districts score high

Local elementary school districts are among the highest-ranked in the state based on the 2009 Academic Performance Index...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hawk, on Dec 4, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 9 comments | 2622 Views

ATHERTON

Cats being poisoned in Atherton

09:07 ANIMAL CALL 100524016 Occurred on Stockbridge Av. .Residents advises that pet cats are returning injured when they...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by colleen Anderson, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

In the face of crisis why are local governments unwiling to change

For Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and communities all over California this is the month in which they must adopt a budget...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:59 am | 9 comments | 1984 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: A sad performance from Menlo council

Asking Menlo Park voters to bless the council's approval of a development agreement between the city and the Bohannon Co.'s...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 28, 2010 at 7:13 am | 9 comments | 1530 Views

ATHERTON

4-star hotels for Atherton employees?

A very interesting post by John Johns that I saw last night now has somehow been deleted. In that post, Mr. Johns detailed...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by long memory, on Jul 1, 2010 at 6:24 pm | 9 comments | 1545 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino office complex slated for completion in six weeks

A new two-story, 9,852-square-foot medical and dental office complex at the former site of the Acorn restaurant should be...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Walker, on Jul 8, 2010 at 11:47 am | 9 comments | 2014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors oppose ballot measure

In a 4-1 vote on Tuesday, July 13, a majority on the Board of Supervisors decided not to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 20, 2010 at 11:38 am | 9 comments | 1626 Views

MENLO PARK

City poised to settle lawsuit involving former Cadillac site on El Camino Real

The Menlo Park City Council is poised to approve a settlement agreement with a group called Concerned Citizens of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by fascism in MP, on Jul 20, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 9 comments | 4204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters sue over overtime, extra trips

Surprised is how Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District said he felt upon learning that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 22, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 9 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes may put sales tax measure on ballot

Voters in San Mateo County may be asked to approve a quarter-cent increase in the countywide sales tax. The county Board...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:44 am | 9 comments | 1682 Views

ATHERTON

MORE CATS FOUND DEAD IN ATHERTON !

Last week I received a call from two different friends saying they found a dead cat in there back yard. Two cats in one week...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cat Lover, on Jul 27, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 1847 Views

MENLO PARK

Council begrudgingly approves legal settlement involving El Camino project

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) They were peeved and frustrated in doing so, but Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS2, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 2381 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council reverses itself on hotel tax

Menlo Park's hotel tax will remain as is for at least three more years after the City Council reversed itself last night...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 1826 Views

MENLO PARK

Hill hosts high-speed-rail bus tour

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=7169 posted Saturday, August 14, 2010, 10:40...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Richard V, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:20 am | 9 comments | 1408 Views
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