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THE LOCAL DISH

New York Times Caught in Lie about Scott Walker

On Friday February 13 The New York Times published a Column by Gail Collins in which she blames Scott Walker for Wisconsin...

Original post made by News Hound on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by say what?, on Feb 17, 2015 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 1263 Views

MENLO PARK

Who's in charge of downtown development?

<B>The following letter by Henry Riggs was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What's wrong...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 3415 Views

MENLO PARK

So, what do we do about it?

If reducing greenhouse gases and dependence on foreign oil is more critical than ever, thinking of new ways to get more...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:59 pm | 10 comments | 2875 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Critique of Athertonians blog is off base

One of the cornerstones of our democracy is the free exchange of ideas, no matter how upsetting those ideas might be to another...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 7, 2012 at 10:00 am | 10 comments | 3076 Views

AROUND TOWN

New business development manager on board in Menlo Park

Jim Cogan starts a new job on Monday (Dec. 17) &#150; 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 | 4829 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park pension initiative carries easily

Measure L, the pension reform initiative, won easily Tuesday with a 72-percent "yes" vote. ==B Photo:== Roy Thiele-Sardina,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Nov 4, 2010 at 7:41 am | 10 comments | 2334 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Conflicting info on sale of Menalto Corners retail center

The sale of Menalto Corners, a 4,400-square-foot retail center at 1923-1929 Menalto Ave. in Menlo Park, in a quick deal may...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Mar 2, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 10 comments | 10461 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Kim Griffin attacks Hickey and Stogner

Kim Griffin is one of 3 Sequoia Healthcare District Directors who I asked to resign. http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2013/12/10/hickey-calls-for-resignation-of-kane-faro-and-griff...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 8, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 10 comments | 1219 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's Zuckerberg, Chan to open new local school

Philanthropist couple Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are investing in yet another educational venture, this time in their...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Moderate Republican, on Oct 26, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 10 comments | 2968 Views

MENLO PARK

Cargill e-mails: Red flag, or red herring?

A Cargill spokesman has accused a Menlo Park official of crafting a "backroom deal," but some local activists say the food...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by R. GORDON, on Jan 27, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 10 comments | 1455 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail along Alpine Road

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by concerned resident, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 2052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board may change policy on busing EPA kids

A decades-long policy of having East Palo Alto teens take a bus to high school in Woodside or Belmont may come to an end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by A-town gangsta, on Sep 25, 2013 at 11:18 pm | 10 comments | 7753 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 52726 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Man says he was 'traveling' without a license, not driving

Crime reports from Woodside and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/07/21/police-calls-man-says-he-was-traveling-without-a-license-not-driving...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Former IRS, on Jul 23, 2014 at 8:43 pm | 10 comments | 2488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Siegel appointed to fill vacant Las Lomitas district school board seat

Jay Siegel, who has a child at La Entrada School and has been an active volunteer on the Las Lomitas Education Foundation,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Fed LE Parent, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 2621 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2151 Views

MENLO PARK

Public meeting on Menlo pool contract

Since the Menlo Park community appears interested in the management of the city's swimming pools, the Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by City role, on Nov 5, 2010 at 1:26 pm | 10 comments | 1871 Views

MENLO PARK

Vote Yes on Measure M --- videos....

You can view two videos on Measure M. Vote Yes on Measure M Kevin Vincent-Sheehan (menlo park resident) LInk: http://youtu.be/n7iKl3qz9T0 and Rebuttal...

Original post made by morris brown on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 11, 2014 at 10:56 am | 10 comments | 814 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Sheriff Office opened Internal Investigation in Joaquin Jimenez case.

The San Mateo County Sheriff Office has opened an Internal Investigation into the behavior of its Gang Task Force Deputies...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 8, 2015 at 1:52 pm | 10 comments | 1603 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial endorsements: Atherton City Council

Lewis, Kupperman for Atherton council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13366 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by No need for County Library , on Oct 27, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 10 comments | 2635 Views
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