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Sinnott files lawsuit over driveway

The battle over a Louise Street driveway in Menlo Park has now moved to the courtroom. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/11/22/sinnott-files-lawsuit-o...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by pathetic, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 8 comments | 11882 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Group to grapple with aircraft noise

Guaranteed: The snappy response to someone living close to San Francisco International or any other major airport who complains...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2014 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 5150 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Community activist Harry Harrison dies at 91

Longtime local developer, Menlo Park political figure and community activist Harry Harrison died Sunday at age 91. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:45 pm | 8 comments | 2979 Views

MENLO PARK

Long-time city employee Pat Carson bids farewell to Menlo Park

Thirty-two years ago, Pat Carson came to work for the city of Menlo Park. Now the executive secretary to the city manager,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Curtis Brown Jr., on Dec 29, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 8 comments | 3422 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

NYT Revives Benghazi Video Lie to Save Hillary

The New York Times know that the security failures, and then the lies and coverups over the attacks, represent a huge liability...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ida Tarbell, on Aug 13, 2014 at 10:57 am | 8 comments | 587 Views

MENLO PARK

Gov. Brown declares drought emergency

In declaring a drought emergency today, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Ike's congressional/corporate/industrial bribe complex, on Jan 19, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 8 comments | 3071 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley/Woodside: Should shake roofs be banned?

Wood shake roofs are vulnerable to wildfire. Should Woodside and Portola Valley ban them? Both town councils will discuss...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 8 comments | 2618 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents raise issues with Pope-Chaucer bridge project

Despite organizational difficulties and a gym with poor acoustics, Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents clearly voiced their...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:31 am | 8 comments | 2982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New home for German-American school?

The German-American International School has found a potential new home in the North Fair Oaks neighborhood, just a few miles...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Impressed reader, on Feb 22, 2014 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 4180 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park works on 'granny unit' regs

The Menlo Park Planning Commission continued its quest to figure out how to encourage construction of secondary units, also...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 3813 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police budget gets boost due to officer disability

Mounting overtime costs resulting from the number of officers out on disability, coupled with the expense of recruiting new...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by talk about "mud"!!, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:29 am | 8 comments | 724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Mateo County Superintendent Anne Campbell sued for failing to act on a child molester

From the San Mateo Daily Journal today: "Former Student Sues District Over Janitor Convicted of Groping: Suit Claims Belmont-Redwood...

Original post made by Will it ever stop? on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Question, on Jun 21, 2014 at 10:17 am | 8 comments | 2257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Bicyclist dies 5 months after collision

A bicyclist severely injured last November after colliding with a car has died, according to Menlo Park police. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Adina, on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 6021 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Bicyclists rob man at gunpoint

Two teens riding bikes robbed a Menlo Park man at gunpoint near Ivy Drive and Almanor Avenue on Saturday night, according...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by RU Nutz, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:37 am | 8 comments | 3669 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County SWAT TEAM is in Jordan

The TEAM has gone for a competition. http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/san-mateo-county-counterterrorism-officers-compete-in-skills-challenge-in-middle-east/Content?oid=278521...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 1, 2014 at 8:08 am | 8 comments | 256 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ex-Menlo Park employee charged with misdemeanor embezzlement

A 48-year-old man who collected program fees at the front desk of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center in Menlo Park has...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Reality, on May 8, 2014 at 7:25 am | 8 comments | 3409 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public works director leaving for Millbrae

Sources have told the Almanac that Menlo Park's Public Works Director, Chip Taylor, has accepted a similar position with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sam Tyler, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:39 am | 8 comments | 2653 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hints on how to reduce unwanted mailings - and more

In light of complaints about receiving 17-pound bundles of Restoration Hardware catalogs, people have been asking how they...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by jq public, on Jun 26, 2014 at 11:52 am | 8 comments | 2618 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Teens robbed at gunpoint in Willows

A man armed with a semi-automatic pistol confronted two teenagers on Sunday night, demanding they hand over their wallets...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ellis Johns, on Jul 15, 2014 at 11:15 am | 8 comments | 4676 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC restaurant plans move ahead

Rob Fischer's plans to renovate the historic BBC in Menlo Park into a three-floor restaurant are moving along; he requested...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by easong, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 8 comments | 1998 Views
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