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MENLO PARK

Cover story: War is hell

Woodside resident and former mayor Nat Landes has many military medals sitting on a bookshelf in his living room that recognize...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Charlie, on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 4664 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to ask voters to lift civic center public funding limits

Atherton has a problem. The town has almost all the funds it needs to build a new civic center, but it's not allowed to spend...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 24, 2017 at 12:33 pm | 9 comments | 4664 Views

MENLO PARK

Fuzzy logic on turf field decision

The following letter by Steve Wallace was published in the Almanac's April 18 print edition: Editor: So the Menlo Park...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 4663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Woodside

<b>NOTE:</b> The Woodside trip was cancelled. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2555 ...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by WarriorSon3, on Sep 23, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 28 comments | 4663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park police officer honored for work with kids

Going to school pays off, both for the students and for the Menlo Park police officer whose mission it is to make sure the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 4662 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford mixed-use project to undergo environmental impact analysis

For such a contentious issue, there's agreement more often than not between Stanford University and the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 4661 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Train noise disruptive for library users

Atherton residents who live within a few hundred yards of the Caltrain tracks, who visit the town offices or use the tennis...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 9 comments | 4661 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident spots alleged burglar

For many residents, it was a warm and quiet afternoon in Menlo Park on Wednesday (Sept. 18). But for one person, the pace...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 23, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 7 comments | 4660 Views

MENLO PARK

Greenheart starts building Menlo Park apartment complex

Greenheart Land Company's planned 195-unit apartment complex at 777 Hamilton Ave. in Menlo Park has started construction....

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 6, 2015 at 2:59 pm | 10 comments | 4660 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City already reaching downtown development limits

It took five years for Menlo Park to come up with the plan to rezone downtown -- about as long as it has taken a stream of...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by James, on Jan 5, 2018 at 12:28 pm | 15 comments | 4659 Views

MENLO PARK

Photos of flooding at Menlo Park Caltrain station parking lot

Menlo Park resident Andrea Gemmet took these photos of flooding Wednesday morning, Jan. 11, at the Caltrain station parking...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Ummm, on Jan 12, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 4658 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Redevelopment plans for Beltramo's Wines & Spirits approved

The Menlo Park Planning Commission voted 6-0 on Monday, Feb. 26, with Commissioner Susan Goodhue absen,t to approve plans...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2018
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 1, 2018 at 11:06 pm | 7 comments | 4658 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Time to get off the CO2 habit

The following guest opinion by Atherton City Councilman Charles Marsala was published in the Almanac's April 18 print edition: By...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 17, 2007 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 4657 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park extends timeline for M2 zoning changes

After a lengthy discussion on March 31, the Menlo Park City Council opted to take a 60-day timeout before pressing forward...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Apropos, on Apr 10, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 15 comments | 4656 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Questions surround councilwoman's trip to China

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kirsten Keith's chair at the dais in the local council chambers was empty on March 27 when the...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by vacation, on Apr 28, 2018 at 6:57 pm | 24 comments | 4656 Views

MENLO PARK

San Mateo County to look at 40,000 homes for possible reassessment of the property value

With real estate prices taking a tumble along with the economy as a whole, San Mateo County has started to reassess the value...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by MP, on Mar 4, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 4655 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Belle Haven residents praise changing neighborhood

"I cannot tell you the number of people who tried to persuade me not to buy a house in the neighborhood," Joellen McGruder,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Really, on Sep 3, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 8 comments | 4655 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire sprinkler debate returns to Menlo Park

The touchy debate over whether fire sprinklers should be required in more Menlo Park homes will resurface at a City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by wondering, on Sep 10, 2007 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 4654 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook tagged

A Facebook employee took the initiative to bring a little Halloween spirit to the social networking company's sign at the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Oct 28, 2013 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 4654 Views

SPORTS

Atherton's Bellis, 15, pulls stunning upset at U.S. Open

American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since 1996 -- almost three years...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by tennis watcher, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 4654 Views
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