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Eshoo opposes Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, announced Wednesday her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alan Rockman, on Dec 8, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 12 comments | 2702 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton mayor: City manager's departure is opportunity for 'fresh start'

The resignation of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber, effective Oct. 22, was not a result of City Council pressure, but...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 28 comments | 2702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 2701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 11, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2. Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donors fill coffers of Measure K campaign to extend sales tax

Donations have poured in to support Measure K, a 20-year extension of the 10-year half-cent sales tax approved by San Mateo...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 26, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 6 comments | 2701 Views

MENLO PARK

Activists ask Menlo Park to weed out herbicides

Weeds, there's no getting away from them. But Menlo Park does its best to kill weeds by dousing the plants with herbicide,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by HHH, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:32 am | 8 comments | 2700 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Author Beatriz Williams at Kepler's

Author Beatriz Williams, a Stanford graduate with an MBA from Columbia, will be in conversation with Ted Ullyot, Facebook...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 6 comments | 2700 Views

MENLO PARK

Back in school: Camp Hillview welcomes incoming sixth-graders

Hillview Middle School eighth grader Will Rice writes about his school's special program to welcome sixth-graders to their...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Enoch , on Aug 30, 2017 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 2700 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Constitutes a "Personal Attack?"

Those who pay attention to The Almanac’s Town Square website have witnessed a disturbing trend during the past few weeks....

Original post made by POGO on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 18, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 2700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: 'Sing Out For Literacy'

Cafe Zoe holds an open-mic event for the community from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11. Half of the proceeds from the day will...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2700 Views

MENLO PARK

Is the issue in the Willows traffic, crime, or both?

When meetings for a Willows area traffic study get under way, the consultant hired for the project will likely have her hands...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by , on Dec 17, 2008 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2699 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Frustration surfaces over reliance on consultants

The familiar complaint that Menlo Park would rather study a problem than fix it has come whistling through the city again,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Confusedby Hank, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:57 am | 24 comments | 2699 Views

MENLO PARK

Remodeled Menlo Park library debuts

A small crowd waited, books in arm, for the main Menlo Park library to re-open on Tuesday (June 19). Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Read the article before commenting!, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 2699 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Veil of silence over instructor's firing

The recent letter to "gymnastics families" from Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre is another in a string of half-hearted...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Former Gymnast, on Mar 15, 2013 at 8:53 am | 5 comments | 2699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 6, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 17 comments | 2699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park mayor joins race for seat on Board of Supervisors

Newly minted Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith on Saturday tossed her name into a crowded field of candidates for a seat on...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 18 comments | 2699 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council begrudgingly approves settlement

They were peeved and frustrated in doing so, but Menlo Park City Council members last night (July 20) gritted their teeth...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Insider, on Jul 24, 2010 at 10:29 am | 7 comments | 2698 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Ballast rock update expected by Friday

After holding a meeting with an estimated 45 Belle Haven residents concerned about the dusty piles of ballast rock stored...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jason L. Tulock, on Apr 1, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Eagle Scouts to be honored Jan. 9

Robert Lane and Anders Chiang have earned the rank of Eagle Scout and will be recognized at a Court of Honor Jan. 9 at Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Dec 29, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 2698 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Director defends role of health care district

This is to respond to a letter published last week advocating dissolution of the Sequoia Healthcare District, which funds...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2698 Views
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