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ATHERTON

Supporters of library in park outspend foes

In the battle over whether Atherton should put a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, the committee working in support of...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Finance Concerns, on Nov 4, 2012 at 11:19 am | 8 comments | 1602 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park seeks new business development manager

When Business Development Manager Dave Johnson resigned at the end of 2011, many wondered whether Menlo Park would leave...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by MBA, on Nov 8, 2012 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 1686 Views

MENLO PARK

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:53 pm | 8 comments | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic board pans plan to move MacArthur Park

Once a Menlo Park landmark, MacArthur Park's current home in Palo Alto is targeted for redevelopment. A proposal to relocate...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:36 am | 8 comments | 3101 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Man fled to neighbor's after attack

A Woodside man fled into a neighbor's house after he was attacked with a shovel Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 8 comments | 1213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dozens return home after water recedes following EPA flooding

About 36 people who had reported to an evacuation center due to flooding in East Palo Alto returned home late Sunday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 24, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 8 comments | 1035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perhaps a better way to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Today, 1 January 2013, many communities in the UK introduced 20 MPH speed limits in areas where cars, pedestrians and bicycles...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 6, 2013 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 2378 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook censors Ghandi Quote and suspends account

Facebook is now the official web site that censors political thought. If you want to post liberal doctrine then Zuckerberg...

Original post made by Ed Pickett on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by great post, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:25 am | 8 comments | 1812 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Banning bags on its own terms

Reluctant to cede control to San Mateo County, the Menlo Park City Council wants to add a clause to the proposed ban on single-use...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cherie, on Jan 18, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 8 comments | 1347 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager pay talks go private

Should the new city manager's salary be increased now that he's decided not to live in the town-owned house that was to be...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Olive, on Jan 19, 2013 at 11:30 am | 8 comments | 1872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad pleads no contest in stalking case

People say it's really hard to completely delete information from a computer. Erin Umberg, 28, is finding that the district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Aug 1, 2014 at 10:13 am | 8 comments | 1891 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton council asked to approve request to destroy police records

Records are routinely destroyed after a specified time in police departments across the state, but given some Atherton residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:35 am | 8 comments | 3778 Views

OTHER TOPICS

HSR Creating Battles Between Union and Non-union Contractors

Interesting article about the battle between union and non-union contractors and High Speed Rail. It's clear the HSR Authority...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 2, 2013 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 1279 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Proposed Stanford development would deepen housing deficit

Stanford's proposed new development on El Camino Real creates even more of a housing deficit for Menlo Park, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by blame ABAG, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 8 comments | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Hugo Chavez has died.

This has just been reported on CNN TV....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Two Everrgreens, on Mar 6, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 1517 Views

OTHER TOPICS

USGS cancels March lecture due to budget cuts

The U.S. Geological Survey has canceled its March 28 lecture, "Preparing for California Climate Change," because the speaker...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 15, 2013 at 8:20 am | 8 comments | 1007 Views

MENLO PARK

Police bust duo in connection with gun arsenal

East Palo Alto and Menlo Park police have arrested two men in connection with a gun arsenal in Redwood City, Officer Veronica...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Rational Gun Guy, on Mar 23, 2013 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 1115 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District alters health insurance subsidies for Directors and employees

There is something suspicious about the Sequoia Healthcare District's flip flop on policy regarding health insurance benefits. At...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:58 am | 8 comments | 1665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: 'Design thinking' in Menlo Park schools

Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park will hold a preview showing next Thursday of a PBS documentary, "Extreme by Design,"...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Makes Sense, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 8 comments | 2091 Views

MENLO PARK

Home burglars make off with $15,000 in goods

Burglars hit three homes in three different Menlo Park neighborhoods and stole jewelry, computers and construction equipment...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 1169 Views
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