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MENLO PARK

Fate of heritage tree rests with Menlo council

After voting to spend city funds to design a home around a controversial 70-foot heritage redwood tree, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Neighbor, on Jan 31, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 37 comments | 2708 Views

ATHERTON

School funding news keeps getting worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by POGO You are right, on May 30, 2011 at 1:48 am | 37 comments | 3411 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Downtown between a rock and hard place

Menlo Park's already controversial downtown plan got even more so with the recent release of the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by denver example, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:37 am | 37 comments | 5110 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bicyclist dies after accident on Woodside Road

Richard Kadet, 67, of Redwood City died June 9 from injuries suffered in a May 29 bicycle accident on Woodside Road near...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 17, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 37 comments | 4124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter to recuse himself from computer votes

Peter Carpenter, a member of the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has decided, "in an abundance...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by tolerant, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:41 am | 37 comments | 3140 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park eyes below-market rental housing

Menlo Park has its eye on a Willow Road apartment complex that might be purchased for use as below-market-rate rental housing...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 30, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 37 comments | 4870 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Video: Romero claims degrees he doesn't have

==B Election 2012:== A few seconds from a video of a candidates forum in the 2008 election for City Council in East Palo...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by voter, on May 27, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 37 comments | 2978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Odd twist in Sequoia Healthcare District election

The Sequoia Healthcare District elections resemble a game of musical chairs this year. Director Jack Hickey, whose third...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 16, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 37 comments | 3285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes may raise county manager's pay to $300,000

The Board of Supervisors in San Mateo County is poised to hire on a permanent basis County Manager John Maltbie -- he's been...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:20 am | 37 comments | 6680 Views

MENLO PARK

another controversy at the DA's office

A San Mateo County DA's office prosecutor is disciplined by the California State Bar for misconduct performed while on official...

Original post made by studabaker on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by onbekendebron@gmail.com, on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:31 pm | 37 comments | 1732 Views

MENLO PARK

Specific plan just doesn't work

It really is obvious to many who have put in time to participate and now, see the results of the Specific Plan, this plan...

Original post made by morris brown on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on May 30, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 37 comments | 1654 Views

MENLO PARK

Drowning in Restoration Hardware catalogs

Nancy Reyering and six other volunteers from Woodside and Portola Valley made a delivery to the Restoration Hardware store...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Spunkie, on Jun 21, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 37 comments | 36187 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council reviews cut-through traffic study for Stanford complex

Just in time for the November elections, a study of potential neighborhood cut-through traffic associated with Stanford University's...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Do the arithmetic, on Oct 3, 2014 at 12:09 am | 37 comments | 4437 Views

MENLO PARK

Yes on M saves the specific plan; no on M implodes it

Unless restricted by Measure M, Greenheart and Stanford seek to develop over 80% of the Plan maximum non-residential space...

Original post made by George c. Fisher on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by undecided on M, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 37 comments | 1517 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Health care reform foe's rhetoric could backfire

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8576 posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 12:00...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 29, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 36 comments | 2933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duboc calls for ballot initiative on pensions

After months of toying with the idea in e-mails she sends to supporters, former Menlo Park council member Lee Duboc is calling...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 36 comments | 2042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's to charge for author events

Starting this month, Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park will charge those who don't belong to its rewards program to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:51 pm | 36 comments | 2957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: dealing with bike safety issues

Portola Valley may emulate Woodside and establish a regular forum for bicycle-related issues. A formal discussion of the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on May 24, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 36 comments | 2750 Views

ATHERTON

Debate over Atherton library heats up

Should the town of Atherton survey residents about where to rebuild the town's library? That's what a number of vocal residents...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Transparency, on Oct 17, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 36 comments | 3112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman faces gunman during Menlo Park stroll

A nighttime stroll turned terrifying for a woman on Sharon Road in Menlo Park on Monday night when she was confronted by...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 8, 2011 at 8:12 am | 36 comments | 3582 Views
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