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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school task force proposes $265 million bond measure

The board of the Sequoia Union High School District meets Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Redwood City to discuss a recommendation...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Mar 3, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 30 comments | 5179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Measure M fundraising, spending pick up

The latest batch of campaign finance reports show big spending on both sides of the Measure M debate. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Allied, on Oct 29, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 30 comments | 1764 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Money and politics in Menlo Park

The unseemly role of money in politics at the state and national levels has a local counterpart these days. Rather sizable...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Nov 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 30 comments | 1873 Views

MENLO PARK

What do you think of the new Derry project?

A compromise has been reached on the Derry condo-commercial project by the O'Brien Group, the project developer; and Menlo...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by let's get real 2, on Jun 10, 2007 at 6:48 pm | 29 comments | 4536 Views

MENLO PARK

City child care program cited with safety violations by state

The Menlo Park Belle Haven school-age child care program has been hit with five safety violations, prompting more anger from...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by Concerned, on Nov 19, 2007 at 8:10 pm | 29 comments | 3151 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail: Palo Alto residents join revolt

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Caballo de Ferro, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 29 comments | 2245 Views

MENLO PARK

Local parents feel squeezed out of child care

As the city of Menlo Park works to greatly reduce its subsidy of the city-run West Menlo child care program, some parents...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Working Mom in West Menlo, on May 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 29 comments | 4180 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford drops plans for mall expansion

Stanford University has dropped its ambitious plan to expand the Stanford Shopping Center and to add a hotel to the mall...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Madison, on Apr 27, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 2065 Views

MENLO PARK

Best Laid Plans Sabotaged

The June 17 Almanac article, The Best Laid Plans states that “Morris Brown interprets the referendum drive on the four-story...

Original post made by Watchful Eye on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by OK, so now..., on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 29 comments | 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter high school gets off to running start

Ninth graders inaugurating the first school year at Everest (charter) Public High School in Redwood City got to know faculty...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by district parent, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:04 am | 29 comments | 2338 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will re-join rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Meno Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:12 am | 29 comments | 1631 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor says he will seek second term

Mayor Rich Cline will run for a second term on the Menlo Park City Council, he told The Almanac this week. He is the second...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 1910 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton building official announces retirement

Citing his April heart surgery and approaching 61st birthday, Atherton Building Official Mike Wasmann has announced that...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Screenwriter, on Aug 29, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 29 comments | 2341 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo incumbent files complaint with state bar over Brown Act stories

On the same day the Daily Post ran a front page apology for two stories and an editorial that said three Menlo Park council...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 27, 2010 at 11:16 am | 29 comments | 2176 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 2835 Views

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 | 4068 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 | 2748 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 | 1810 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 | 11023 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 | 1473 Views
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