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City finances: How deep will cuts go?

The high drama that's been unfolding in the Menlo Park council chambers in recent weeks might not provide fodder for playwrights...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1537 Views


Clients & Volunteers Needed for Senior Peer Counseling Program

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County has received a one-year, $283,140 contract renewal from San Mateo County to continue...

Original post made by K. Chouteau on Aug. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1537 Views


Tonight: Raising 'extraordinary kids'

Author Rafe Esquith will discuss his new book, "Lighting Their Fires: How Parents and Teachers Can Raise Extraordinary Kids...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 1537 Views


Tonight: Mountain lion forum

Mountain lion experts will speak at a "Living with Wildlife" forum on Thursday, Oct. 27, in Los Altos Hills. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1537 Views


Police nab two Menlo Park men as burglary suspects

Palo Alto police chased down and arrested two Menlo Park men who they believe were planning to burglarize a residence in...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 1, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views


Late donations poured in for bond measure

==B Update and correction.== In the two weeks before and one week after the Nov. 8 election, corporate donors gave $68,500...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 1537 Views


[VIDEO] Atherton Council Meeting - April 18 2012


Original post made by APOA on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Apr 23, 2012 at 2:36 pm | 6 comments | 1537 Views


Police calls: Burglars take guns from Atherton home

Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 13 comments | 1537 Views


Menlo Park police plan to add ShotSpotter, surveillance tools

Menlo Park landed on a list no one wants to be on, according to a consultant hired to review the police department's operations....

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 1537 Views


Menlo Park council approves salary increase for assistant city manager position

Praising City Manager Alex McIntyre for creativity and innovation in changing the duties of the assistant city manager, the...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 10, 2015 at 7:58 am | 7 comments | 1537 Views


Menlo commissioner also working as HSR publicist

As reported in local newspapers, Menlo Park transportation commissioner Katherine Strehl signed on to handle publicity for...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joan, on Mar 9, 2011 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 1536 Views


Steve Jobs dies at 56

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and the creative force behind the company's transformation into one of the world's most...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:24 am | 11 comments | 1536 Views


Atherton names Town Center panel members

If the Atherton City Council's most recent vote were a popularity contest, Philip Lively would be the man about town wearing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by not so much, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1536 Views


California DMV Computer Hacked, Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez case.

August 4, 2014 San Mateo County District Attorney Inspector Jordan Boyd ordered Deputy Juan Lopez to give him his California...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 20, 2015 at 8:22 am | 39 comments | 1536 Views


Caltrain service disrupted after man runs into train in Menlo Park

A man ran into the side of a moving Caltrain at the Menlo Park station this evening (June 3), a Caltrain spokeswoman said....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by cynic, on Jun 4, 2009 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 1535 Views


Not-so-presidedntial Obama Worrisome

A resident of Sunnyvale Two very desirable and indeed necessary qualities for any president of the United States are wisdom...

Original post made by Peter F. Lindquist on Oct. 5, 2009
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Unions sue city over pension measure; council meets to discuss

==BI (This is an expanded version of a previously posted article)== A Menlo Park resident and two unions representing Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 4 comments | 1535 Views


Menlo Park firefighters want OT for preparation

Why doesn't the Almanac ever pick up on these stories. San Jose Mercury News Menlo Park firefighters want OT for preparation The...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by what chutzpah, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 1535 Views


Dave Pine to be sworn in Tuesday as supervisor

San Mateo County supervisor-elect Dave Pine says tackling budget issues and improving schools are at the top of his agenda...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Moderate, on May 26, 2011 at 7:01 am | 11 comments | 1535 Views


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 | 1535 Views
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