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MENLO PARK

Serious concerns about timing of budget surplus disclosure

The following letter by Susan Carnahan was published in the Almanac's Feb. 21 print edition: Editor: The action by the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Latest Example of Bad Decision-Making; Society Needs to Wake Up!

On June 5, Council directed staff to proceed with the annexation of the Grant Road property under the existing residential...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Jul. 15, 2007
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jul 17, 2007 at 10:30 pm | 4 comments | 2681 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Those were the days

Unfortunately we don't know what kind of program these Portola Valley youngsters presented in 1924, although it surely was...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 2681 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New York Times article bashes U.S. Constitution

Talk about bait and switch. The title of the article says "We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World". The...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 25 comments | 2681 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodland Ave safety issue -- sidewalks needed

At the Council meeting of June 19,2007, a very compelling case was made for getting the City to fund a project to install...

Original post made by OBSERVING on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by Pedestrian, on Jun 22, 2007 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 2680 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Low Rent Alternative Won't Work

It’s been suggested that rebuilding the revenues at the Allied Arts Guild will take time, and that one path to growth is...

Original post made by Common Sense on Mar. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oak Knoll School plan gives 'minimal attention" to pedestrian and bike access

Menlo Park parent John Fox says that the new plan for the Oak Knoll School campus at 1895 Oak Knoll Lane has given "minimal...

Original post made by School Poster on Sep. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2679 Views

MENLO PARK

Hilligoss out of the Park Theatre picture; Duncan plan likely to move forward

Menlo Park real estate broker Tom Hilligoss has announced that he no longer is pursuing the possibility of buying and restoring...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2007
Last comment by Stupified, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 2679 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Robert Wallace killed in tractor accident

Robert Wallace, 58, of La Honda died Sunday after a tractor he was driving near Alpine Road south of Portola Valley overturned...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kerry Woodhams, on Jul 16, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 6 comments | 2678 Views

MENLO PARK

New plan proposed for Derry project

It's taken a while, but the developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project and the Menlo Park residents group that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 23, 2007 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 2677 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Here's a conservation tip: Stop population growth

Yes, Charles Marsala is right. It is "time to get off the CO2 habit," as he expressed in last week's guest opinion. We...

Original post made by Jackie Leonard-Dimmick on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by SettingTheRecordStraight, on May 2, 2007 at 11:30 pm | 2 comments | 2676 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park cops need help

Stung by internal dissension and damaged by an exodus of experienced officers — some seeking higher pay and more opportunities,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by TiberiusOne, on Oct 13, 2007 at 6:36 pm | 4 comments | 2676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 7, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 17 comments | 2676 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise by Bill Widmer, on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 2676 Views

MENLO PARK

An Anonymous Questionnaire about the Utility Tax

The other day, my wife and I each received an email containing a questionnaire pertaining to Measure K, the UUT. The questionnaire...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by shafted, on Jun 15, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 10 comments | 2675 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 | 2675 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school suspends Spanish for grades 1-4

Primary grade students at Woodside Elementary School will get extra time for music and physical education next year because...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2008
Last comment by A Concerned Parent, on Aug 1, 2008 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 2675 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsiders hope for return of Nativity scene figurines

Figurines from a Christmas Nativity scene were stolen from a Woodside corner sometime between New Year's Eve and New Year's...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by rferran, on Jan 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 2675 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory to slash electric bills with solar array

The electric bills at Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley should be lower by about 50 percent for the duration of this...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Friend of PV, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2674 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Portola Valley: Mountain lion spotted Monday night

A resident of Portola Valley spotted a mountain lion heading toward Portola Green Circle in the Brookside Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 13, 2011 at 7:00 am | 4 comments | 2674 Views
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