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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Commission reviews Menlo Park food truck event

Off the Grid, a weekly food truck event, launched in Menlo Park earlier this year over the protests of about 20 downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 10, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 4 comments | 1338 Views

MENLO PARK

Rapid growth in Menlo Park school enrollment

Student enrollment is climbing dramatically in the Menlo Park City School District, and if the trend keeps up, the only...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by west sider, on Sep 18, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wagstaffe gets taken to the Woodshed

Ex Atherton Finance Director John Johns got the stiff arm from the DA in response to his request for a copy of the investigative...

Original post made by rapid fire on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on May 4, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 5 comments | 1337 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman opens yard to concert series

Eight years ago, Gwendolyn Fuller asked herself, "What are the dreams unlived in my life?" While recuperating from an accident...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 30, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Consider a gift to the Holiday Fund

Despite the ongoing financial challenges we all face, last year Almanac readers contributed nearly $100,000 to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1337 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Confessions of a library hugger

My secret is out. I have always had a passion for libraries — I loved them as a child, a student, a graduate researcher,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Positions on Finance/Audit Committee

The Board of Education of the Menlo Park City School District is seeking candidates to fill three positions on the Finance/Audit...

Original post made by cmetzler@mpcsd.org on Nov. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hill Mom, on Feb 26, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Collacchi explains intentions on Cargill project

The recent Cargill attack on Menlo Park City Council member Andy Cohen and Save the Bay's Stephen Knight for discussing Cargill's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hold-up at Willow Road gas station

Two men armed with handguns held up three employees at the 76 gas station on Willow Road Monday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Boring, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skyline motorcycle crash victim identified

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash on southbound state Highway 35 Saturday afternoon (June 26) has been identified as...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Hill hosts high-speed-rail bus tour

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=7169 posted Saturday, August 14, 2010, 10:40...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Richard V, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:20 am | 9 comments | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail authority cleared in ethics probe

The state agency responsible for ethics enforcement has completed its probe of the California High-Speed Rail Authority and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 3, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council's travel policy woefully lacking

The brouhaha set off when Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson announced that she was traveling to Washington,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by perry mason, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barry Robinson, on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Stoplights not best option for Ladera

County supervisors did the right thing July 10 when they put the brakes on a Department of Public Works recommendation to...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Margaret, on Jul 24, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

ATHERTON

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 | 1336 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council backs removal of hazardous trees

Eucalyptus trees in Portola Valley on town-owned property received an evaluation of "no confidence" Wednesday night (Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council vote: Lempres now ahead of Widmer

Mike Lempres has squeaked past Bill Widmer -- by one vote -- for second place in the race for three open seats on the Atherton...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by History lesson, on Nov 17, 2014 at 9:23 pm | 9 comments | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo garbage price hike looms again

Last year, Menlo Park garbage rates jumped 18 percent. This year, 28 percent. Next year? Maybe another 15 percent. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 24, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1335 Views
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