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Winter doesn't stop these swimmers

You could reasonably expect Burgess Pool to be mostly empty this time of year, save for a hardened few. A weekend dip in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by even more reality, on Mar 14, 2009 at 9:50 am | 31 comments | 2209 Views


Editorial: Dialogue needed on BevMo application

The Menlo Park Planning Commission, and maybe ultimately the City Council, soon will decide whether the city should use its...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Aug 24, 2010 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 3026 Views


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 | 2438 Views


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

Read the San Jose Mercury News story. 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 | 2188 Views


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 | 2809 Views


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 | 2723 Views


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 | 2795 Views


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 | 5140 Views


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 | 3792 Views


Menlo Park OKs downtown housing-commercial complex

Menlo Park's Planning Commission has approved the first mixed housing and commercial project under the downtown-El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Make Your Voice Heard!, on Sep 1, 2015 at 10:21 am | 31 comments | 4606 Views


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 | 4141 Views


Troubled by two serious bike accidents

Last week's Almanac contained two more tragic stories of cyclist deaths due to apparently careless car driving. Beyond the...

Original post made by Tim Rochte on Jun. 11, 2007
Last comment by walker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 8:44 pm | 31 comments | 5207 Views


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 | 2084 Views


Letter: City employees should volunteer pay cuts

The expression "Biting the hand that feeds you" comes to mind in today's world when our governments are looking to the taxpayers...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Get it straight, on Mar 20, 2009 at 6:59 pm | 31 comments | 2589 Views


Pranksters' robo-call delays M-A's opening

Families in the Menlo-Atherton High School community received an early morning automated call on Friday, May 29, saying...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, Inc., on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 31 comments | 4854 Views


Mediation fails to restart talks between Menlo district, firefighters

The March 25 mediation session between the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and its firefighters ended in fizzled hopes...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:31 am | 31 comments | 1946 Views


How much we owe to those who serve us

Remember every day those who serve us without question or hesitation:

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 | 2301 Views


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 | 2293 Views


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 | 2499 Views


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 | 8078 Views
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