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Guest opinion: Not in my Menlo Park

The more I read, the more I see the pejorative term "NIMBY," short for "Not In My Back Yard." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4684...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by also exhausted, on Aug 12, 2007 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 2806 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park settles lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in police department

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously tonight to settle a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 15, 2007 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 2806 Views

WOODSIDE

Friend will remember Ryan Ferrari for his honesty and reliability

Ryan Ferrari, the 21-year-old Woodside man who died in a car crash early on the morning of Nov. 28 in the Woodside Hills...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Mary White, on Dec 13, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 46 comments | 2806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental report opens door for comment to FAA about aircraft noise

For some residents of Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby communities, the current level of commercial aircraft noise in...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 2806 Views

MENLO PARK

Paralyzed man settles suit for $1.6 million

The accident that left Richie Kieninger paralyzed is memorialized in a video taken with a camera phone. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Everyone in town., on Aug 25, 2007 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 2805 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton calls on feds to halt funding for state's high-speed rail project

The proposed elevated high-speed railroad would be akin to a six- to eight-lane freeway bisecting Atherton -- "a blight"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 17 comments | 2804 Views

WOODSIDE

Election 2007: Uncontested election for Woodside council seats?

Unless a brave soul with a well-developed sense of civic duty steps forward this week, it appears Woodside may have an uncontested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 15, 2007 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 2803 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley school board calls special election to fill board seat

Deadlocked over a decision on whom to appoint to a fifth seat on the board of the Portola Valley School District, the board...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 31, 2008 at 9:24 am | 4 comments | 2802 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Buckheit lawsuit saga appears to be over

A May 20 federal appeals court decision is likely to close the door on the four-and-a-half-year fight involving an Atherton...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 28, 2014 at 11:34 am | 10 comments | 2802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinions: Two views of direction for Menlo's downtown

<B>Green ribbon panel wants walkable, bikeable theme to cut emissions</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6377...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by ever hopeful, on Jun 11, 2008 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 2801 Views

ATHERTON

Was councilwoman's house built lawfully?

The question has been raised, publicly and emotionally, for at least two years: Did Atherton City Councilwoman Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 42 comments | 2801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview boy competes in state geography bee

Kurt Kessler of Atherton, an eighth-grader at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, has qualified to represent the school...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2800 Views

WOODSIDE

Favorite memories of May Day

The annual May Day parade is almost here, and it got me thinking about what I like best about the event. There are a lot...

Original post made by Waving and Clapping on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by JBH, on May 2, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2800 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Art reception at Allegro Framing & Art, Sunday 26th, 3-5pm

Local watercolor Artist, Christina Holmes, will be holding an Art Reception at Allegro Framing & Art, located in the Ladera...

Original post made by Christina Holmes on Feb. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2799 Views

MENLO PARK

Budget surplus, new utility tax don't mix

The following letter by Heather Nelson was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 issue: Editor: What is going on here?...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2796 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep. beats Pioneer in girls lacrosse

Friday, April 27, at Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton the girls varsity lacrosse team beats Pioneer 17 to 9. It was Senior Day...

Original post made by Diane Cusimano on Apr. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school plan on wrong track

On April 4, trustees of the Menlo Park City School District voted to proceed to the design phase for Laurel and Encinal...

Original post made by Dave Montague on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by Oak Knoll parent, on May 16, 2007 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 2796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 2796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Tracing your family's history

The Menlo Park Family History Center will hold an open house on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 1105 Valparaiso...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by ALICE, on Feb 25, 2012 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2796 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Drunk Driver Kills/Injures two

The recent news report described a Spanish-speaking worker from Spring Down Farms involved in a drunk driving accident recently...

Original post made by mpresident on Apr. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2795 Views
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