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MENLO PARK

Divided council takes no official position on pension-reform initiative

At least two council members have declared their support for the citizen-driven pension reform ballot initiative, but the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 2499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: Community college bond measure

Measure H on the Nov. 8 ballot asks voters in the San Mateo County Community College District to approve a $564 million bond...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by New Menlo Homeowner, on Oct 28, 2011 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown Act lapses nix Menlo Park meetings

At first glance, it looked like the Menlo Park Transportation Commission -- like others -- was enjoying some time off during...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: 'Paint the Garden' workshop

Artist Kirsten Olson is conducting a one-day "Paint the Garden" workshop at Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2499 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Corrections in Portola Valley story

In the Sept. 19 issue, the Almanac reported on plans by the town of Portola Valley to purchase a property at 900 Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by pvresident, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 2499 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Workshop on Cal Water drought plan

Cal Water will hold a public workshop on its proposed drought restrictions and ways customers can reduce water use at 6 p.m....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Elaine, on May 19, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

WOODSIDE

Budgets, communication topics at Woodside School forum

A crowd of nearly 50 people stopped by Woodside Elementary School on Oct. 19 to hear from the three candidates for two open...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Woodside mom, on Oct 26, 2011 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 2499 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Draeger's makes case against usurping parking plazas

<I>(Editor's Note: The following letter was submitted to the Menlo Park City Council.)</I></B> Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eyes wide open, on Sep 2, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2498 Views

OTHER TOPICS

League of Women Voters provide election info and video links on their website

Go to SmartVoter.org and check out the ballot measures and candidates for the November election. Notable videos include...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2498 Views

OTHER TOPICS

M. Kenneth Oshman, tech pioneer and Atherton resident, dies at 71

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died at 71. An Atherton resident, he...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Aug 12, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 2497 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Director defends role of health care district

This is to respond to a letter published last week advocating dissolution of the Sequoia Healthcare District, which funds...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2496 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Parcel taxes

The proliferation of parcel taxes and the large expenditure of public funds used to facilitate their passage renders the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 20, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board Wednesday approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by Srini, on Aug 3, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2496 Views

MENLO PARK

Is the issue in the Willows traffic, crime, or both?

When meetings for a Willows area traffic study get under way, the consultant hired for the project will likely have her hands...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2495 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman chastises colleagues

Councilman Andy Cohen asks, "What is ethical for politicians and consultants in their respective roles?" Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Andy fan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 26 comments | 2495 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editoral: City overreacts in censoring emails

Menlo Park's decision to delete a flood of emails sent to the City Council in support of a fired gymnastics instructor raises...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Leftist and laughing, on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 2495 Views

ATHERTON

Grand Jury rebukes Atherton events rules

If Atherton neighbors have a problem with events on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus, they should take it up with the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by esquire, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:40 am | 15 comments | 2495 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: volunteers sought for commission seats

The Portola Valley Town Council is seeking volunteers with a serious and sustained interest in the town's residential character...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sunshine, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 2495 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Yolanda, on May 15, 2009 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 2494 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supervisors to face music on Stanford trail offer

==B Tuesday:== A moment of truth is coming Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 9 a.m. when San Mateo COunty supervisors meet to weigh in...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Alpine Bicyclist, on Dec 8, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 2494 Views
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