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MENLO PARK

Council urged to drag union negotiations into sunshine

As if the mayoral mayhem weren't enough, the Menlo Park City Council is also taking fire for scheduling a closed session...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by gcjackrabbit, on Dec 14, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area Council opposes high-speed-rail fund freeze

A Bay Area public policy organization announced its opposition to federal legislation introduced Friday that would freeze...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 10, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 8 comments | 1414 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail – The Grand Swindle

High Speed Rail – The Grand Swindle We have been Swindled The passage of Prop 1A in Nov 2008 authorizing almost...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 10, 2011 at 8:11 am | 15 comments | 1414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facebook, city to release draft development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a draft development agreement that, when approved,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Don't understand, on Apr 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie filming may cause Sand Hill delays

Menlo Park police are warning drivers to expect delays on Sand Hill Road between Saga Lane and 2700 Sand Hill Road from 7...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amanda, on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:03 pm | 5 comments | 1414 Views

AROUND TOWN

County election stats: 66 percent vote by mail

Only 46 percent of the registered voters in San Mateo County voted in the Nov. 4 election, and twice as many voted by mail...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Santa, on Dec 5, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 1414 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail slow down: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board Thursday (Dec. 3) rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dan Dippery, on Dec 8, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1413 Views

MENLO PARK

Why businesses consider Menlo Park to be an unfriendly City

The Almanac has just reported: Bohannon project schedule delayed The approval process for the million-square-foot...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2010 at 7:41 am | 23 comments | 1413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Contractors contribute $75,000 to bond measure campaign for community college district

UPDATE: The campaign for Measure H, a $564 million bond measure on the Nov. 8 ballot for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Oct 18, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 1413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: County workshop on climate change

A workshop to discuss how San Mateo County can address climate change and be more energy efficient will be held at 6 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doyle, on Apr 10, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1413 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Lewis files for re-election to council

With only one week left before the filing deadline, Elizabeth Lewis filed papers today (Aug. 3) to run for re-election to...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keith Wollenberg, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1413 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park council reviews analysis of Measure M critique

Criticisms of a consultant's analysis of Measure M, the initiative meant to change Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 10, 2014 at 8:52 am | 5 comments | 1413 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Good, bad in state propositions

The Almanac analyzed selected state propositions that will be on the Nov. 2 ballot and has taken these positions. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sounds logical, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views

MENLO PARK

Possible gas main break reported on Middle Avenue in Menlo Park

Firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District were called to the scene of a possible rupture in a gas main at...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by smelled gas, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Water-efficient landscaping class

A free two-hour presentation on how to replace a water-intensive lawn with native drought-tolerant plants is set for 7 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Eco Gardener, on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scarecrows out standing in their field again

One good thing about being a scarecrow: if someone stabs and dismembers you and leaves you to molder on the cold, cold ground,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Kunz, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 1412 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 | 1412 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Happy Pi Day!

Congratulations Almanac readers. As you read this article, there won't be another "Pi Day" like this for 1,000 years. It's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pot Pie, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1412 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting to Hear from Elizabeth Lewis

By all accounts Ms. Lewis roughed up a resident last week. She was trying to hang onto papers ex Finance Director John Johns...

Original post made by Pam Stover on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 1411 Views

WOODSIDE

'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 21, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1411 Views
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