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MENLO PARK

Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by martin engel, on Aug 12, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 35 comments | 2115 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meeting on new library

Community members can learn the latest information about Atherton's plans for a new library at a meeting to be held Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 11, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 35 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo supports Occupy Wall Street protesters

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, supports the Occupy Wall Street protests and said she is "surprised people weren't out...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Here come the haters, on Jan 21, 2012 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 2389 Views

MENLO PARK

Does Menlo Park really need Flood Park?

Despite a staff report questioning whether Menlo Park truly needs more open space, the Parks and Recreation Commission voted...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jason Primuth, on Nov 28, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 35 comments | 2095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Special ed director faces ouster

A battle is brewing over the pending dismissal of the Menlo Park City School District's director of special education at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by lessons learned, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:29 am | 35 comments | 4821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas parents pepper high school district superintendent in forum

Had public comment been darts, Sequoia Union High School District Superintendent James Lianides would have had puncture wounds...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Educator, on May 20, 2013 at 9:27 am | 35 comments | 7012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park sued over car's collision with train

The aftershocks of a late April afternoon collision continue to ripple through Menlo Park a year later: Two women who had...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:06 am | 35 comments | 3194 Views

AROUND TOWN

No charges against deputy who shot woman armed with knife

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday he would not file charges against a sheriff's deputy who...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 23, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 35 comments | 2687 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New law defines 'safe distance' for motorists passing bicyclists

A new state law sets 3 feet as a "safe distance" for vehicles passing bicyclists on the road. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by wcs, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 35 comments | 2491 Views

MENLO PARK

Gentry Slams M-A High School

Sloane Citron, one of the head honchos over at Gentry Magazine often writes about his family experiences. In the November...

Original post made by Not Even A Little Surprised on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 8, 2007 at 8:39 am | 34 comments | 5278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Why district opposes proposed charter school

The county Board of Education is currently reviewing a petition for a new charter school in the Sequoia Union High School...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Josh, on Dec 11, 2008 at 7:10 am | 34 comments | 3533 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Meg Whitman event in Atherton

Atherton resident Meg Whitman, the former eBay CEO and California gubernatorial hopeful, is set to appear at a meet-and-greet...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by p got sp, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 34 comments | 2973 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension initiative

A group aiming to place a "pension reform" initiative on the November ballot is in its last week of signature-gathering....

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on May 4, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 34 comments | 2091 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Meg Whitman employed illegal alien

Wow, Whitman lives in Atherton, the Almanac covers Atherton, but doesn't have a thing on he latest news. Anyways, Whitman...

Original post made by John Milton on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by freddy, on Oct 5, 2010 at 9:02 am | 34 comments | 2013 Views

MENLO PARK

Just who is behaving badly?

The Almanac and reporter Sandy Brundage have published an article with the provocative title Menlo Park councilman behaving...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by NotaLawyer, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:31 am | 34 comments | 2019 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council: Ohtaki, Keith, Cline

Incumbent Heyward Robinson and educator Chuck Bernstein reflect on their unsuccessful bids for Menlo Park City Council. The...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 34 comments | 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public employee pension reform - what can and should be done?

Numerous Town Forum topic threads have quickly digressed to this issue so let's have that discussion here. I propose: ...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 34 comments | 2704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor's race: Dave Pine leading, according to election night report

Dave Pine has been elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, according to the final election night report by...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 34 comments | 1807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meg Whitman to help fund Summit Public Schools, other charter schools

Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Do Her Fair Share", on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 34 comments | 2561 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council votes 3-2 for library in park

On Wednesday night, in a meeting that didn't end until early Thursday morning, Atherton's council members voted 3 to 2 to...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by atherton voter, on Oct 27, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 34 comments | 2681 Views
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