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Rich Cline re-elected mayor of Menlo Park

The man who put down the gavel last week has now picked it back up. In a unanimous 5-0 vote, and counter to tradition, the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 21, 2010 at 12:05 am | 32 comments | 2755 Views


Eshoo holds long-distance town hall

Nearly 7,000 people listened to a telephone town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, on Tuesday night (Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Constituent, on Nov 2, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 32 comments | 2142 Views


Mystery surrounds status of Atherton's City Manager John Danielson.

In a recent article in another major newspaper Bonnie Eslinger appears to raise more questions than answers. Why? Forced...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 25, 2011 at 11:53 am | 32 comments | 2351 Views


Facebook's long-term stay tied to benefit deal

Facebook may at times feel as if everyone in Menlo Park expects a helping hand from the social networking giant. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by money, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 32 comments | 3055 Views


Atherton council calls 4pm meeting on library

A special council meeting at 4pm Wednesday has been called to approve the ballot measure for the library in the park. At...

Original post made by Fair Vote on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 7:19 am | 32 comments | 2107 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District Election

There are three candidates running in November for two 4 year seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 32 comments | 5518 Views


Atherton: Mayor Widmer Misreads Again on Employee Furlough and Compensation Reductions

The title of the Agenda does not state the item is for reductions and furloughs. Mayor Widmer after the Measure F vote...

Original post made by Atherton Council Misread on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by long time resident, on Dec 19, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 32 comments | 2425 Views


Infants in the bike lane

Today at 12:10 PM when driving down Santa Cruz Avenue, I passed three women within a single block walking alone and pushing...

Original post made by Anne Hillman on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Not a Tank, on Dec 25, 2012 at 9:44 am | 32 comments | 3435 Views


Buckheit must pay county attorney fees

Atherton resident Jon Buckheit must pay San Mateo County $145,434 in attorney fees, a judge has ruled after agreeing with...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 32 comments | 8258 Views


Menlo Park council approves Louise Street abandonment

The fight over Louise Street may head to the courts, which is where some Menlo Park City Council members appear to think...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 32 comments | 5271 Views


Menlo Park votes to keep red-light cameras

Breaking away from a trend of cities canceling red-light camera programs, the Menlo Park City Council decided on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by WoW!, on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 32 comments | 4124 Views


Transitional kindergarten debate: Required or not?

In June 2012 Phil and Christie Kiekhaefer moved from Redwood City to Menlo Park, downsizing their family of four into a tiny...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Test Score Watcher, on Oct 30, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 32 comments | 19385 Views


Editorial: The food truck conundrum

Although we are sympathetic to the concerns of unfair competition raised by some Menlo Park restaurant owners, we do not...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by ann haley, on Jan 15, 2014 at 10:15 am | 32 comments | 18812 Views


Menlo Park: Initiative signatures submitted

About a dozen people gathered outside Menlo Park City Hall on May 12 to listen to Save Menlo representatives announce that...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by sasquatch, on May 14, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 32 comments | 5616 Views


Menlo Park council holds special meeting on how to write initiative ballot argument

With the Aug. 15 deadline fast approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will meet tonight (Aug. 6) to clarify who will write...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 3501 Views


Health care district: Hickey re-elected but loses his battle

A longtime plan by Sequoia Healthcare District board member Jack Hickey to have voters decide on the future of the district...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 6, 2015 at 11:43 am | 32 comments | 4096 Views


City manager releases consultant's drafts of letters to editor, talking points

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre sent the Almanac on Wednesday night (Nov. 12) what he described as documents that consultant...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:50 am | 32 comments | 4059 Views


Menlo Park: Boutique hotel proposed for El Camino Real

It's a small lot -- the property at 1400 El Camino Real is about half an acre --- but big enough for a 63-room, four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mich, on May 30, 2015 at 1:44 am | 32 comments | 6111 Views


Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalk plan approved

The Menlo Park City Council has approved a plan to install sidewalks along Santa Cruz Avenue between Olive Street at Hillview...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by facts?, on Mar 20, 2015 at 11:05 am | 32 comments | 3486 Views


School boards expected to oppose Menlo Park residents' attempt to change school districts

Residents of the 31 homes on O'Connor Street in Menlo Park who are attempting to transfer from the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by More to it, on Apr 15, 2015 at 11:50 am | 32 comments | 3889 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
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The Big Four - Part one
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Removing El Camino lanes from parking or vehicle movement >> HSR v BART
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