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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative supporters critique consultant's analysis

The backers of an initiative to change the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan have released their take on a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 3547 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton puts study of El Camino lane reduction on hold

Atherton's City Council has decided to put off a study of reducing the number of lanes on El Camino Real while waiting to...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Feb 24, 2015 at 10:54 am | 31 comments | 2767 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside survey shows: Most cyclists stop for stop signs

California law requires bicyclists to stop at stop signs, but many bicyclists regularly and blatantly ignore this rule of...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Norman, on Apr 4, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 3325 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 | 3880 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 | 3230 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 | 2969 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 | 2811 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 | 2558 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 | 2657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wednesday: School board to discuss M-A lights

The question of lights at the football field at Menlo-Atherton High School returns to the board of the Sequoia Union High...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 19, 2010 at 6:19 am | 30 comments | 3047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lianides appointed Sequoia superintendent

James Lianides, assistant superintendent and chief business officer of the Sequoia Union High School District, was appointed...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 30 comments | 2397 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council split on Bohannon project

Menlo Park Councilman Heyward Robinson supplied a cliffhanger at the City Council meeting Tuesday, May 25, for people who...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by get your facts right, on May 28, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 30 comments | 8083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rojas renegotiates loan: City manager having trouble paying city

the Daily Post has scooped all other local newspapers with this story that came out on Wednesday May 26, 2010 In the article...

Original post made by Joanna on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 30 comments | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters union rejects latest offer

It's back again (and again) to the bargaining table for firefighters with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. The union...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:25 am | 30 comments | 2396 Views

ATHERTON

Lawsuits: Taxpayer Impacts

Atherton has had some payouts associated with lawsuit settlements in the past couple of years. There's at least one big suit...

Original post made by Math Facts on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:31 am | 30 comments | 2760 Views

MENLO PARK

Pros, cons of Measure T

<B>Editor's Note:</I></B> On Nov. 2, Menlo Park voters will decide whether to approve the Menlo Gateway project on Constitution...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by No on T, on Oct 12, 2010 at 11:44 am | 30 comments | 1729 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail: VanArk response to Simitian/Eshoo/Gordon plan: “Take your plan and shove it”

High Speed Rail: VanArk response to the Simitian/Eshoo/Gordon plan:: “Take your plan and shove it.” On Monday (4-18-2011),...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 27, 2011 at 7:23 am | 30 comments | 2777 Views

ATHERTON

FBI probe of Atherton: Huh?

I called the FBI office in San Francisco on Friday (415 553-7400) and asked to speak to the agents who were doing the Atherton...

Original post made by JT on Oct. 1, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 30 comments | 1839 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council members to hold illegal secret meetings

From: Peter Carpenter Date: November 12, 2011 4:26:15 AM PST To: menlo park city council , "William L. McClure" , Al Serrato...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 16, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 30 comments | 1648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council rejects artificial grass for soccer field at Woodside Priory School

The forces of a plastic modernity were politely shown the door Wednesday night in Portola Valley. After more than two hours...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by grass man, on Apr 26, 2015 at 10:16 am | 30 comments | 12644 Views
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