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ATHERTON

Neighbors seek injunction to stop M-A lights

At Menlo-Atherton High School, the light towers are in place over the football field and football season has arrived. Neighbors...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:23 am | 67 comments | 7996 Views

MENLO PARK

Special Report: Waiting for backup

Swirling a cup of coffee in the break room of the Menlo Park Police Department on a September afternoon, Felicia Byars is...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by The Last Word?, on Dec 8, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 66 comments | 8344 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 6042 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obamacare vs shutdown

The negative impact of shutting down our national government is far greater than any negative impact which might result from...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Pitt, Cherie, on Mar 20, 2017 at 5:15 pm | 66 comments | 5211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sparks flying between Atherton and Menlo Park fire district

The relationship between the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the town of Atherton has become strained since the town...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 30, 2016 at 1:46 pm | 66 comments | 9720 Views

MENLO PARK

Parks and Recreation Commission Votes Against Park Theater Renovation

Tonight, the Parks and Recreation Commission unanimously passed a resolution opposing the city’s plans to purchase the...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 31, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Nov 5, 2007 at 4:33 pm | 65 comments | 6684 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee Duboc: Time for action at the ballot box

Former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent the email below to her email group on Feb. 22. Fellow Residents, In private...

Original post made by Messenger on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 7, 2009 at 6:08 am | 65 comments | 6923 Views

MENLO PARK

County to Menlo: Please take Flood Park

Needing to slice 10 percent off San Mateo County's general fund operating budget, administrators scrambled to find ways to...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by park supporter, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:36 am | 65 comments | 9189 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire chief's new contract reflects economic climate

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman will continue receiving $191,616 per year through 2016, without...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:12 am | 65 comments | 7818 Views

MENLO PARK

When Will Menlo Park Fix El Camino Real?

It's about time Menlo Park's City Council addressed the incredible traffic congestion on El Camino Real (ECR). It has now...

Original post made by POGO on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by really?, on Jan 5, 2012 at 9:28 pm | 65 comments | 7624 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Bigger isn't always better: Menlo Park's zoning wars

The polarization in Menlo Park is not between pro-development and anti-development contingents, but between those who support...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 65 comments | 5536 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking - More Needs To Be Done

Nearly daily, one hears about what OTHER cities are doing about parking. For instance, in today's paper an article appeared...

Original post made by Christmas Shopper on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Downtown Shopper, on Jan 22, 2015 at 11:46 am | 65 comments | 5745 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Greenheart project complies with the rules; let's get on with it

As I read the guest opinion in the May 4 Almanac criticizing the proposed Greenheart project on El Camino Real, I felt like...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Joy, on May 25, 2016 at 8:46 pm | 65 comments | 7222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Hillview student says loss of trees, more traffic at Oak Knoll School would damage community

I was horrified to hear of the impending Oak Knoll plan and the implications that it would create. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Apostrophe Posse, on May 22, 2008 at 4:26 pm | 65 comments | 6651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle Chaos

Yesterday, at about 10:30 AM, at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Portola Road, while I was waiting to turn left onto...

Original post made by Local Driver on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 65 comments | 6939 Views

MOVIES

Public records requests lead to confrontation in Atherton Town Hall

Two aggrieved residents and one former employee who successfully sued the town for wrongful termination converged on Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Kimberly Sweidy, on Aug 27, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 65 comments | 23392 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 6301 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo police officers, sergeants agree to renegotiate contracts

Menlo Park police officers and sergeants have agreed to scale back or defer scheduled pay raises, City Manager Glen Rojas...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 64 comments | 6430 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Local pension reform: misguided, mean-spirited

The so-called Menlo Park "pension reform" advanced by former City Council members Lee Duboc and Mickie Winkler is completely...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 16, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 64 comments | 16163 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District ponders how cuts could affect looming deficit

After first recapping a bleak financial outlook predicting a $5.3 million operating deficit within five years, the Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Sep 26, 2016 at 10:13 am | 64 comments | 10446 Views
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