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MENLO PARK

Letter: Good bet on bad deal

You could have made a fortune if a bookie had odds on the Menlo Park City Council last Tuesday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 31 comments | 2041 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo's memo - employees must stack City Council BevMo meeting

Read the San Jose Mercury News story. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16540586 Time to tell the three families...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Nov 9, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 1964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Ken Ranella to retire in June

Ken Ranella, superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will retire effective June 30, he announced in an e-mail...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by And also ps, on Jun 16, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 31 comments | 2991 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension reform may be delayed a year or more

The celebratory buzz that followed the passage of Measure L by a whopping 72 percent of voters in November died down in...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 6, 2011 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 2437 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Private clubs fight over public pools

While the Menlo Park City Council could approve a new aquatics contract on Tuesday night, March 1, the dissension over pool...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 31 comments | 2285 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilwoman to pay for D.C. trip -- for now

No stranger to raising eyebrows, Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson did it again when she mentioned staying at a $400...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 7, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 31 comments | 2255 Views

AROUND TOWN

How much we owe to those who serve us

Remember every day those who serve us without question or hesitation: http://news.yahoo.com/elite-group-of-9-11-first-responders-still-battling-illness.html...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Aug 27, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 31 comments | 2000 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Investigation leads CHP to change findings on Alpine Road fatal bicycle-truck accident

Human DNA found near the front axle of a tractor-trailer truck has led investigators from the California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by mike patterson, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:48 pm | 31 comments | 2485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neither cyclist nor truck driver found at fault

The full and final report on the death of Lauren Ward, 47, of Los Altos Hills will likely remain unavailable to the public,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 3, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 31 comments | 1724 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Governor signs California Dream Act

One day before the Oct. 9 deadline to approve or veto a bill that would allow undocumented students to receive public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:55 am | 31 comments | 1594 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park forges ahead with plan changes

The desire to make the El Camino Real/downtown specific plan process as comprehensive as possible boxed the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by fox is in the coop, on Dec 23, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 31 comments | 4669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park police chief leaving after 23 months

Describing it as "an agonizing decision," Menlo Park Police Chief Bryan Roberts said he's taken a new job in Draper City,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jul 8, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 31 comments | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body of Menlo Park hiker found on Mt. Tamalpais

Authorities used fingerprints to identify a body found this morning (April 12) on a slope of Mt. Tamalpais as the body...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 15, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 31 comments | 4149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Stanford has every right to use its land

The spin of the Almanac's Nov. 7 article "Stanford pursues its massive campus expansion" is remarkable. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Holding My Nose, on Dec 18, 2007 at 10:50 am | 30 comments | 3438 Views

MENLO PARK

New Burgess Gym could cost $26 million or more

Menlo Park has an estimated $9 million to spend on a new Burgess Gym, but it appears the city will need more --- a lot more. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 30, 2008 at 11:45 am | 30 comments | 2778 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: City loses on delayed Derry project

We, the citizens of Menlo Park, will never know what the settlement with the Derry project included. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Derry Err, on Apr 11, 2008 at 1:36 pm | 30 comments | 2579 Views

MENLO PARK

Anonymous donor offers $8 million for new gym

An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered Menlo Park $8 million to help build a new Burgess Gym. The offer is...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 30 comments | 2504 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

30-year engagement for Iris Harrell, Ann Benson

A local lesbian couple prepares for a walk down the aisle after the California Supreme Court clears the way. <a href="//www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2427">...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Virgil, on Sep 15, 2008 at 11:19 am | 30 comments | 3170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bury the high-speed train rails, say local officials

When it comes to deciding how high-speed trains will shoot up the Peninsula, officials in Atherton and Menlo Park have pretty...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulock, on Mar 14, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 30 comments | 1982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preview of budget cuts at Menlo Park school board meeting

What will the next school year look like if the Menlo Park City School District's $178 parcel tax doesn't pass in May? Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by 1opinion, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:38 am | 30 comments | 2251 Views
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