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New Field Poll shows 2:1 against High Speed Rail

See the Field Poll results as shown on KTVU ...

Original post made by morris brown on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 8, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 1311 Views


Menlo Park church founder Hattie Bostic dies at 76

The rafters may ring again at Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood, but...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by MELODY, on Jan 14, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 10 comments | 6263 Views


New county budget: Alpine Road trail could see $2 million improvement

John Maltbie, the interim San Mateo County manager, is proposing cutting 234 positions in county government for the 2012-13...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by question, on Jun 1, 2012 at 6:22 am | 10 comments | 2255 Views


Bill to fund high-speed rail hangs in the balance

With residents preparing for holiday celebrations Tuesday night, lawmakers in Sacramento released in the closing hours of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 1506 Views


Ten Fu restaurant closes in Menlo Park

Ten Fu Chinese Restaurant in Menlo Park has been sold to Fey Enterprise LLC of San Mateo. Its owners, Ruth and John Wang,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by The McQueens, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 3473 Views


New business development manager on board in Menlo Park

Jim Cogan starts a new job on Monday (Dec. 17) – he's been hired as Menlo Park's business development manager, according...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Waste of $, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 10 comments | 4558 Views


Bohannon making "good faith effort" to develop Menlo Gateway

It's the time of year when some list-checking is going on, and the Menlo Park Planning Commission is no exception -- on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Almanac Watcher, on Dec 22, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 10 comments | 2037 Views



In response to the article "Money Train" by Jon Mays, on January 18, the following questions must be asked now that San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Trust but verify, on Aug 5, 2013 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 1515 Views


Menlo attorney fighting high-speed rail Central Valley project's launch

==B (An expanded version of an earlier-published story.)== Peninsula cities lost a legal battle last week against the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 15, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 52460 Views


Las Lomitas school board may place $60 million bond measure on November ballot

Voters in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District may be asked in November to approve a $60 million bond measure to upgrade...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Marty, on Aug 7, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 2097 Views


Menlo Park fire election: 4 qualified so far

Four out of five prospective candidates have now qualified for the upcoming election for three seats on the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Aug 14, 2013 at 7:37 am | 10 comments | 6407 Views


DA Wagstaffe tells KCBS that his office always complies with Marsy's Law

In an astonishing article today, San Mateo DA Steve Wagstaffe tells KCBS that his office is really on top of things when...

Original post made by Lurker on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Oct 11, 2013 at 5:01 am | 10 comments | 15493 Views


Former sheriff's deputy ordered to stand trial in assault case

A former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy who allegedly beat up his ex-girlfriend's past boyfriend in an apparent...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 27, 2014 at 2:47 pm | 10 comments | 3281 Views


A call to the Almanac

Good morning, Mr. Gibboney. This is your wake-up call. Your paper has recently noted voters don't have much choice in...

Original post made by Hotel Operator on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 5, 2014 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 837 Views


Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by The Past , on Jun 11, 2014 at 7:37 am | 10 comments | 3100 Views


Menlo Park: Man allegedly backs truck into police officer

A Menlo Park police officer investigating a code violation complaint wound up being treated at the hospital after being struck...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Really, on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 10 comments | 5966 Views


Judge pleads not guilty to drunken driving

A San Mateo County judge pleaded not guilty in a Redwood City courtroom Tuesday (Aug. 5) to a misdemeanor charge of driving...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 2158 Views


Voter info available to candidates, journalists

It may come as a surprise to voters that much of the information they provide when they register to vote (including name,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:10 am | 10 comments | 1132 Views


Heyward Robinson files complaint against Menlo Park - a sign of impending defeat?

It looks like the proponents of Measure M smell defeat and are, as always, moving on to their next legal action: Complaint...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 10 comments | 833 Views


Downtown Menlo Park gets a French patisserie

Debora Ferrand of Atherton, a Le Cordon Bleu graduate who was raised in France, is opening her own patisserie in the former...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jun 23, 2015 at 7:51 pm | 10 comments | 4238 Views
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