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AROUND TOWN

Fergusson top fundraiser in Menlo Park council race

Trade unions and local government officials are making donations large and small to the re-election campaigns of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by another petitioner, on Oct 18, 2008 at 9:20 am | 26 comments | 2460 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ex-official seeks $1 million from town

John Johns, Atherton's former finance director, is seeking $1 million in damages from the town for "malicious prosecution." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by michael stogner, on Oct 17, 2008 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 2813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: McCain-Palin signs don't last on Westridge

What ever happened to free speech? I started the campaign season with one McCain/Palin sign near my mailbox. It was stolen...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Marty Arscott, on Oct 17, 2008 at 9:36 pm | 23 comments | 2241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expects 'significant' loss

The Menlo Park City School District expects a "significant" loss in its funds that are deposited in the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by MPCSD Parent, on Oct 17, 2008 at 11:42 am | 11 comments | 2410 Views

MENLO PARK

How to find out campaign contributions for council candidates?

A question, not an opinion (I know, shocking in these forums!): how does one find out the amounts and names of contributors...

Original post made by Information, we need information on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Information, we need information, on Oct 16, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 1793 Views

MENLO PARK

New date for MP candidates forum: Oct. 22

The League of Women Voters has changed the date of its Menlo Park City Council candidates forum to Wednesday, Oct. 22, at...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Armstrong, on Oct 15, 2008 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two vie for open space district seat

Veteran incumbent Ken Nitz of Redwood City faces a challenges from San Carlos parks and recreation commissioner and environmental...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Patty Ciesla, on Oct 14, 2008 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 2002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - October 12, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman 2. Lulu In Marrakech - Diane Johnson 3. Good Omens - Neil Gaiman 4....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Reg, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lots of comments, but no changes on Oak Knoll School project

The Menlo Park City Council at its Oct. 7 meeting had the unusual -- and frustrating -- role of hearing all about permits...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by truancy officer, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 48 comments | 2756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Meetings set on hiring consultant for El Camino/downtown renovation project

The public will have the chance to comment on the consultant-review process of the city's efforts to revamp properties along...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Money for Nothin, on Oct 13, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2079 Views

MENLO PARK

City identifies spot for proposed bike tunnel

There's still a host of unknowns about the cost, timeline and engineering of the project, but Menlo Park is moving forward...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Naomi de Plume, on Oct 13, 2008 at 11:28 am | 9 comments | 2122 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 | 2578 Views

MENLO PARK

Rick Ciradella position on High Speed Rail

(the following is taken from the Rick Ciradella for Council website) http://voteforrick.org/issues.html#rail 5)...

Original post made by a no vote for Rick on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Oct 8, 2008 at 10:21 pm | 2 comments | 2347 Views

MENLO PARK

New view of Hillview Middle School

Solar panels cover the roofs in this future vision of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2661...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Go Hillview!, on Oct 8, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lorry Lokey pledges $33 million for stem cell research center

Lorry Lokey of Atherton, has pledged a minimum of $33 million to build a home for Stanford University's Institute for Stem...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Marvelous!, on Oct 8, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 2437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers to Help Local Families at Holidays on a High Note Benefit on 10/20

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Foothill Auxiliary is pleased to announce its 11th annual "Holidays on a High...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Oct. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park names new assistant city manager

Starla Jerome-Robinson, assistant city manager for the city of Los Altos since 1999, has been named Menlo Park's new assistant...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 8, 2008 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1955 Views

MENLO PARK

Sex at the Left Bank

I've been going to the Left Bank on Santa Cruz Avenue for years and never once did my husband tell me about that framed print...

Original post made by Sex at the Left Bank on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by E, on Oct 8, 2008 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 2662 Views

MENLO PARK

Remodeling Burgess Park for a full-sized soccer field

Menlo Park's Parks and Recreation Commission is set to decide what combination of lights, artificial turf, and natural grass...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by no on this idea, on Oct 8, 2008 at 9:41 am | 11 comments | 2329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wave of property crimes strikes Menlo Park

Twenty-one property crimes were reported in Menlo Park between Saturday, Sept. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 5, according to police...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by sammy davis, on Oct 8, 2008 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1904 Views
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