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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 | 2122 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2287 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 | 426 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 | 1064 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 | 459 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor urges probe into Measure M controversy (Ray Mueller plans to call for independent investigation of consultantís 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 | 497 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 | 1297 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2772 Views

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New Kaiser Permanente hospital in Redwood City to debut Tuesday

Kaiser Permanente's new 149-bed, seven-story Redwood City hospital is set to open Tuesday, Dec. 16. The nonprofit health...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 17, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 9 comments | 3496 Views

ATHERTON

Train strikes car in Atherton

A southbound Caltrain struck a on the train tracks at Fair Oak Avenue in Atherton at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16. The...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Big Enos, on Dec 17, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 9 comments | 4444 Views

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Big Snowstorm - is Frosty okay?

We usually get a "where's your so-called global warming, lookit all da snow!!!" post from Frosty or one of his alter egos...

Original post made by The Snowman on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Caspar Milquetoast, on Jan 30, 2015 at 9:11 pm | 9 comments | 297 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton plans tighter right-of-way regulations

Atherton's current practice of allowing everything from wireless facilities to big rocks to be placed in the town's right-of-way...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Feb 13, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 1655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Why is Wagstaffe prosecuting Lopez?

I am acquainted with sheriff's Deputy Juan Lopez, and DA Steve Wagstaffe. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2015/02/25/letter-why-is-wagstaffe-prose...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., 11 hours ago | 9 comments | 378 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park meeting on fatal crash, railroad crossings

Worried about safety while crossing the train tracks in Menlo Park? A community meeting will be held tonight (March 2) to...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 1151 Views

MENLO PARK

Blueprint for change in Menlo Park?

The following was published as a guest opinion by Martin Engel in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: By Martin Engel A...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 2, 2007 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 3147 Views

MENLO PARK

Problems at Allied Arts Guild

Allied Artsí Dismal Future Iím concerned about the future of the Allied Arts property. As a longtime member of the Woodside-Atherton...

Original post made by Allied Arts Member on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on May 15, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 8 comments | 3709 Views

MENLO PARK

Do more people produce more C02?

Is it not the case that there is a direct, positive correlation between urban density and its carbon footprint? Is it not...

Original post made by Responsible Resident on Apr. 19, 2007
Last comment by Not fuzzy at all, on Apr 23, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 8 comments | 2934 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild is a Ghost Town

Last week my girlfriends and I visited the Allied Arts Guild. It was like walking through a ghost town. The only thing...

Original post made by Avid Gardner on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Katie Angioletti, on Jun 8, 2007 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 3207 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on leash on Coalmine Ridge

In response to Leashed dogs on Coalmine Ridge Tails , The Almanac 6/6/07, I would like to say that I am distressed at the...

Original post made by caeol jacobs on Jun. 9, 2007
Last comment by isa, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:09 am | 8 comments | 3953 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver not faulted in Rodney Smith bicycle fatality on Sand Hill Road

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by John Murphy, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 4063 Views
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