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MENLO PARK

Traffic signal may be installed near Hillview School

A traffic light could be in the future at Santa Cruz and Elder avenues, in front of Hillview Middle School, after the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Daniel, on Oct 26, 2010 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 1420 Views

MENLO PARK

Con man Gann's trial set

Simon Gann, the con man who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of money by pretending...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by haha, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:54 am | 2 comments | 1420 Views

MENLO PARK

League of Women Voters Bias

The League of Women Voters claims to be a non-partisan organization. I wish that were true but it is not. The voter registration...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Oct 4, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 1420 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's Ex Chief and his golden parachute

There was a post about Glenn Nielsen and his $300k final year compensation. The post raised questions as to whether Nielsen...

Original post made by mad max on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 24, 2010 at 9:08 am | 6 comments | 1420 Views

MENLO PARK

Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 8 comments | 1420 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Design panel to step into fray over affordable housing in Portola Valley

Stepping into the affordable housing controversy in Portola Valley, the town's Architectural & Site Control Commission will...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by town planner sydney, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:53 pm | 5 comments | 1420 Views

ATHERTON

DECONSTRUCTING ATHERTON

It can be difficult to discern underlying themes over time. I liked the suggestion someone made, to build a time line of...

Original post made by Ed on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 1419 Views

ATHERTON

Taking down live oak

Alice Newton of Menlo Park sent us this picture she took Aug. 24 of Jil Antonio of Brothers Services (Redwood City) cutting...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1419 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton hosts 'Meet Your Neighbors'

To launch its series of activities in 2012, the Atherton Civic Interest League (ACIL) is hosting a "Meet Your Neighbors"...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Coleen Anderson, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

AROUND TOWN

The North Peninsula Democratic Club endorse Keith for Board of Supes

Kirsten Keith beat out a heavily contested field to capture the prize endorsement of the North Peninsula Democratic Club...

Original post made by Menlo Park Resident on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 5, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 1419 Views

MENLO PARK

Hotel tax heading to Menlo Park ballot

"If you hear nothing else tonight -- your city budget is balanced," new City Manager Alex McIntyre told the council on May...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 9, 2012 at 11:05 am | 7 comments | 1419 Views

OTHER TOPICS

HSR Creating Battles Between Union and Non-union Contractors

Interesting article about the battle between union and non-union contractors and High Speed Rail. It's clear the HSR Authority...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 2, 2013 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 1419 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: The Almanac's fixation with Andy Cohen

There are five City Council members, approximately 52 commissioners and numerous citizen activists in Menlo Park. So why...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Aug 6, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 1418 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo passes 'no confidence' vote on HSR

The rail authority can look to receiving yet another letter expressing "no confidence" in its handling of high-speed rail....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by AGREE, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 1418 Views

MENLO PARK

Beware - Fake Endorsement Mailers

Voters beware -- Once again, our mail is filled with numerous mailers endorsing multiple candidates and measures. An alarming...

Original post made by concerned voter on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 30, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 20 comments | 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Perfect Storm Revisited - Local elected officials need to pay attention

In December 2008 I wrote the attached Guest Opinion for the Palo Alto Weekly. Now, 2 1/2 years later, in light of the current...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Apr. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1418 Views

ATHERTON

Fire damages Atherton home, kills two cats

For reasons still unknown, as many as eight smoke detectors failed to alert the occupants of an Atherton house to a fire...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by annac, on Aug 17, 2011 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 1418 Views

WOODSIDE

Saturday: Open house for Filoli volunteers

The many ways to volunteer at Filoli will be discussed at the semi-annual volunteer recruitment open house at 9:30 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Say What??, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: 'SurvivalFest 2012' at Hillview

A rock-climbing wall, make-your-own survival bracelet, and an appearance by Game Truck, a mobile audiovisual and video-game...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Edwin, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Take Caltrain to Connoisseurs' Marketplace

Caltrain is urging people to go green this weekend and take the train to the "eco-friendly" 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 14, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 1417 Views
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