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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Downtown plan a disaster in the making?

The Menlo Park City Council has confirmed the outline for a specific plan for downtown and El Camino Real and reaffirmed...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by reality bites, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 1940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail officials ask critics to hold on

In several meetings held with Peninsula residents over the past two months, high-speed rail officials have found themselves...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 1940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perspectives on family photography, from a professional

<I>This story was submitted by Paul Tedrick of Woodside, who was recently named Environmental Portrait Photographer of the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bobbi Fagone, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1940 Views

ATHERTON

Fatalities prompt Atherton to examine El Camino safety

Plans are under way to try to improve the safety of El Camino Real as it passes through Atherton between Selby Lane and Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 19, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 11 comments | 1940 Views

MENLO PARK

What happened today in Sharon Heights?

Why was the power down so long? News Helicopters too.... Anyone know?...

Original post made by jennifer on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by little green men, on Aug 18, 2008 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1939 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Election e-mail removed from council log

An e-mail sent by Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson to the council e-mail log on the city's Web site was swiftly removed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by voter, on Nov 1, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 6 comments | 1939 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Kent Steffens heads to Sunnyvale

Menlo Park Public Works Director Kent Steffens, who also serves as deputy city manager, takes over as public works director...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lincoln Steffens, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 1938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher, district reach settlement framework

==B Update of story posted earlier:== A Menlo-Atherton High School math teacher, who sued the Sequoia Union High School District...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Philly, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 1938 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Old miniature golf course uncovered

Remnants of a forgotten piece of history have surfaced right on Woodside Road in Woodside -- some earthy mounds of dirt,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by SERF, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1938 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District proposes additional $600,000 P.E. subsidy for Redwood City School District

The Redwood City School District, in the midst of a Parcel Tax election to backfill shortages in state funding, may be...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 2, 2012 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 1938 Views

ATHERTON

Who do elected officials work for?

&#65279;An attorney, acting on behalf of the Town of Atherton, has written a letter to a citizen informing him that an elected...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:00 am | 7 comments | 1938 Views

ATHERTON

Rosier outlook for Atherton's budget

Less than a year after making drastic budget cuts, including eliminating the equivalent of more than 12 full-time workers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Save the Courts, on May 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1938 Views

MENLO PARK

Setback in court, but coach says he will re-file lawsuit against Encinal PTO

A former volunteer coach for Encinal School basketball team who is suing the Encinal School PTO and three volunteer parents...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by mp parent, on Jan 7, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 1937 Views

MENLO PARK

There is a free lunch this summer in Atherton

The Atherton Library is refuting the old saying -- "There's no such thing as a free lunch" -- by offering a free lunch at...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Milton, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Knitting workshop at Atherton Library

Saturday, August 15 2-4 PM. Knitters of all levels are welcome to knit their very own scarf. Supplies will be provided to...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bronze horse descends on Woodside hill

"Spring," a bronze mare sculpture that weighs 1,200 pounds, is hoisted into place Tuesday (Aug. 31) on Village Hill along...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by EGregson, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1937 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Clogged El Camino a perennial embarrassment

I have lived on the Peninsula for 25 years and in Menlo Park for 18. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8477...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by patience please, on Aug 29, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 4 comments | 1936 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Frustrated By Menlo Blight & Downtown Vibrancy

Menlo Park deserves better. We are writing as concerned citizens of Menlo Park frustrated by the continued blight on El Camino...

Original post made by 20 Frustrated Residents on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 21, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 23 comments | 1936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A page from our history

Menlo Park Grammar School was built in 1893 to serve residents of Fair Oaks (now Atherton) and Menlo Park on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1936 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears with golden win at Oracle Arena over Terra Nova (38-27)

Playing without their injured star point guard Jeff Keller, the Menlo-Atherton Bears relied on a smothering defense to shut...

Original post made by calfan on Jan. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1936 Views
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