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MENLO PARK

Stanford plan may mean big bump in traffic

With a voluminous application submitted Monday to the city of Palo Alto, Stanford Medical Center officials revealed additional...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Seen it before, on Aug 23, 2007 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 2876 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Andy Cohen reflects on year as mayor

It's been a month since Heyward Robinson took over for Andy Cohen as Menlo Park's mayor, but Mr. Cohen hasn't found himself...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Gaelstrom, on Jan 15, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 40 comments | 2876 Views

MENLO PARK

Buffet to Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 2876 Views

MENLO PARK

Park fund shouldn't pay for Measure J

The following letter by Brielle Johnck was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: The $8,000 cost...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Chris M, on Feb 9, 2007 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 2875 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 | 2875 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident takes on PG&E over 'Smart' meters

Note: In an e-mail sent shortly before The Almanac's deadline, Menlo Park resident Mark Williams said he has acquiesced to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 2875 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: Community meeting on aircraft noise set for Dec. 9

Atherton town officials and representatives of the San Carlos Airport and a new private firm whose flights out of that airport...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by gwen, on Dec 7, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 2874 Views

SPORTS

M-A rolls over Aragon, into CCS football finals

The Menlo-Atherton football team is at the doorstep of perhaps its second Central Coast Section championship since 2002....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 2873 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Report probes allegations, but makes no findings against ex-building chief

An investigator probed allegations that Mike Hood, Atherton's former building official, undermined town rules, accepted gifts...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by kate, on Dec 17, 2007 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 2873 Views

SPORTS

Little League Fall Ball Registration

The Alpine/West-Menlo Little League has opened registration for Fall Ball. The fall season runs September through early November...

Original post made by jimschott on Jul. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton OKs effort to reopen high-speed rail lawsuit

The Atherton City Council signed on to efforts to reopen a lawsuit against the proposed California high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 21, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 2873 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild - Is it Being Sold?

Living near Allied Arts has been an adventure. Just when things look like they’ve settled down, everything changes. What’s...

Original post made by Allied Arts Neighbor on Mar. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2872 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents seek right to build larger homes

Woodside Heights, though within the borders of Woodside, is a community apart: It sits east of Interstate 280 and it is adjacent...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Long time Woodsider, on Jun 2, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 12 comments | 2871 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council to take first look at 48-home project

Plans to build a high-density condo-commercial project at the site of the former Anderson Chevrolet truck lot on El Camino...

Original post made on May. 10, 2008
Last comment by enough, on May 15, 2008 at 8:48 pm | 22 comments | 2869 Views

WOODSIDE

Election 2007: Two contests certain,
another likely, for November

Local elections will be held in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the Los Trancos County Water District. A contest...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 15, 2007 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury convicts track coach for pushing boy

After a four-day trial, a San Mateo County jury on Friday, Dec. 11, convicted longtime Menlo-Atherton High School cross-country...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous Arguments, on Dec 18, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 41 comments | 2868 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 | 2866 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New El Camino Real mixed-use project

Pinnacle Group has submitted an application to build a new mixed-use complex at 1283-1295 El Camino Real, according to the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Warning, on Jul 24, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 17 comments | 2866 Views

MENLO PARK

Lost Black Tibetan Terrier

$2000 Reward. 9 y/o male, 25 lbs. Lost Saturday, 12/16. Last seen in Sharon Heights area of Menlo Park. Name is Cookie Monster....

Original post made by Dog owner on Dec. 27, 2006
There are no comments yet. 2865 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 2865 Views
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