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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Box resigns from school board

The superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District is recommending that the school board avoid a costly election and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Not our MPCSD, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 29 comments | 3341 Views

MENLO PARK

Paying for 'overtime' parking in downtown Menlo

Start saving your quarters: In three months, plazas 1 and 5 in downtown Menlo Park will sprout parking meters. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by I was there, on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 29 comments | 2705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan announced to save Social Security

A very simple step to save Social Security http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/domestic-taxes/178231-bernie-sanders-to-introduce-payroll-tax-bill Uses...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 29 comments | 1783 Views

MENLO PARK

What's in a name? Menlo Park City Council candidate endorsements

With about a month to go before the Nov. 6 Menlo Park City Council elections, the five candidates are hitting the campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 20, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 29 comments | 10476 Views

ATHERTON

Here's what a police department does when service is part of their credo

From the Hillsborough Police Department's Facebook page: Based on the events of today, please take the time to view the...

Original post made by Watcher on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2012 at 7:49 am | 29 comments | 1443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools 'completely maxed out'

The Menlo Park City School District's Board of Education met Tuesday, April 30, to learn more about options for the future...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 29 comments | 3646 Views

ATHERTON

Park Theatre torn down

Demolition work at the building housing the old Park Theatre, built in 1947 and closed in 2002, was underway Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Just curious, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:35 am | 29 comments | 6580 Views

MENLO PARK

Food trucks rolling into Menlo Park next month

Over the protests of nervous downtown business owners and some local residents, Menlo Park's Planning Commission, at a little...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by tom h, on Jan 17, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 29 comments | 11042 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

When the Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop abruptly closed in 2013 after 97 years in business, patrons lamented its...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 7, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 3774 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford mixed-use project to undergo environmental impact analysis

For such a contentious issue, there's agreement more often than not between Stanford University and the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 2218 Views

MENLO PARK

Panel of Contributors: Nothing to fear from Dumbarton rail

The proposal to operate six trains in each direction on weekdays between Union City (or Newark) over the Dumbarton rail bridge...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by opposed, on Jul 30, 2007 at 9:19 am | 28 comments | 3839 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district grapples with overload of kindergarten signups

Call it too much of a good thing. The Menlo Park City School District's drive to get incoming kindergartners registered early,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by flee or fight, on Mar 28, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 28 comments | 4107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Woodside

<b>NOTE:</b> The Woodside trip was cancelled. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2555 ...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by WarriorSon3, on Sep 23, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 28 comments | 2784 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsements: Menlo Park, Atherton city councils

<B>Menlo Park City Council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6981 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by another andy fan, on Oct 12, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 28 comments | 2576 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee Duboc: Will West Menlo Park child care be privatized?

Former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent the email below to her e-mail group on Feb. 16. From: Menlo Park's Future...

Original post made by Messenger on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Truth, on Feb 20, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 28 comments | 2230 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Court throws out city's letter to rail authority

In a ruling that Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline called "kind of a stomach punch," a California Superior Court judge has...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 28 comments | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giant oak falls at M-A High School

A large oak tree in the Menlo-Atherton High School parking lot collapsed over a wall, landing on the sidewalk and covering...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Maria Flaherty, on Sep 8, 2009 at 6:42 am | 28 comments | 1783 Views

MENLO PARK

City discovers $400,000 accounting error

Pencil-sharpening begins anew as city tries to re-balance budget. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5012...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by reality here, on Oct 28, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 28 comments | 2118 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sales tax receipts take dive

A key source of revenue for Menlo Park fell by 21 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, making an already...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 1719 Views

AROUND TOWN

City manager defends, explains pay strategy

In the wake of allegations by a city union that Menlo Park is asking its rank-and-file workers to shoulder the burden of...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by new guy, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:34 am | 28 comments | 2006 Views
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