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MENLO PARK

Newsom scales back high-speed rail plans

California's decadelong dream of building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles hit a dead end in...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 20, 2019 at 8:36 am | 24 comments | 5540 Views

MENLO PARK

How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?

Across California, Senate Bill 50, a proposed law that would require cities to relax height, density and parking restrictions...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Apr 22, 2019 at 7:56 pm | 24 comments | 6031 Views

MENLO PARK

Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue

Members of Menlo Park's Complete Streets Commission voted 6-0 on April 10 to recommend that the City Council permit the removal...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Middle Cyclist, on Apr 26, 2019 at 9:57 pm | 24 comments | 5644 Views

MENLO PARK

Young Menlo Park couple could face fines of $500 per day for living in driveway RV

Arlena Bain and Alex Mulholland, 27, moved into an RV at Bain's great-grandmother's Menlo Park home to help out around the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by Alex , on Nov 22, 2019 at 10:28 am | 24 comments | 26501 Views

MENLO PARK

A $4.5 million grant from the state sparks Menlo Park's conversion to all-electric buildings

Menlo Park is receiving $4.5 million from the state to fund the city’s electrification program in partnership with BlocPower,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Jul 18, 2022 at 3:42 pm | 24 comments | 3123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools place well in nationwide ranking

The schools in the Sequoia Union High School District with graduating seniors were extraordinary in the 2008-09 school year...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by WP Themes, on Jul 10, 2010 at 12:07 am | 24 comments | 8845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district's $60 million bond measure passes

Voters said yes to the Las Lomitas School District's construction plans for its two schools by approving Measure S, a $60...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Nov 12, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 24 comments | 26811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Plan emerges for M-A High boundaries

Much work is ahead as the Sequoia Union High School District ramps up to address a coming enrollment surge. In an early step...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by LL Homeowner, on Feb 14, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 24 comments | 5296 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Re-Elect Anna Eshoo?

In the 14th District congressional race, most people will probably cast their vote for incumbent Congresswoman Anna Eshoo...

Original post made by Rick Romanko on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 20, 2010 at 6:03 am | 24 comments | 3877 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: More must be done for safety on El Camino

The death last week of 32-year-old pedestrian Shahriar Rahimzadeh, who was struck by a car and killed while crossing El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 31, 2014 at 8:47 am | 24 comments | 10098 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Myth of Arctic Meltdown

Seven years after Al Gore's 'the sky is falling' warning, Arctic ice cap has expanded for second year in row. An area twice...

Original post made by Northern Exposure on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Treblig, on Sep 27, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 24 comments | 2873 Views

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Editorial: New leadership needed at Filoli

Unanswered questions about controversial decisions affecting some 1,500 volunteers at the historic Filoli estate continue...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 22, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 24 comments | 7729 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local water district may see mandatory cut of 35%

It's not yet official, but it's looking like a mandatory 35 percent reduction in water use is ahead for the California Water...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:16 am | 24 comments | 8810 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park school district expands language programs

The Menlo Park City School District is working hard this year to achieve a goal it adopted in 2008: to offer world language...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Sep 6, 2015 at 10:12 am | 24 comments | 6787 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Rising housing costs threaten private school for low-income families

Every morning, Konstance Kirkendoll leaves her San Leandro home at 7 a.m., with her two children, an 8-year-old and a 3-month-old,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Apr 15, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 24 comments | 14783 Views

OTHER TOPICS

"Art of the Deal" author identifies Trump as a Sociopath

"If he were writing “The Art of the Deal” today, Schwartz said, it would be a very different book with a very different...

Original post made by insider knowledge on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Trump, on Sep 6, 2016 at 9:24 pm | 24 comments | 2691 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County gets more angry feedback about Surf Air noise

San Mateo County was looking for feedback from the public about noise issues connected with the county-owned and operated...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 4, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 24 comments | 8440 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Why is COVID-19 spreading so rampantly? Here are three factors to consider.

In an op-ed in the July 24 issue, San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow writes about factors that are contributing...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2020 at 10:24 am | 24 comments | 8319 Views

AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

Bring back the big yellow school bus Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5350 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by Gauratbob, on Oct 25, 2008 at 1:07 am | 24 comments | 5798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turning our old garbage system upside down and inside out

Neither the local jurisdictions or Recology have done a very good job of retraining us on managing our waste stream INSIDE...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 24 comments | 4248 Views
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