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Today: Atherton police to close streets near protest

The Atherton Police Department plans to close streets in the vicinity of Edge Road and Oak Grove Avenue in Atherton on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by BillOfRights, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:46 am | 18 comments | 2791 Views

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Letter: Counties should step up for Caltrain

As a user of Caltrain, I am very concerned with the lack of commitment and disappointed by the three counties (San Francisco,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 18, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 3 comments | 1631 Views

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Partner at Menlo Park venture capital firm is among buyers of Warriors basketball team

Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison won the America's Cup sailing race earlier this year, but Thursday he lost his bid to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 16, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 2041 Views

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Construction work begins on Hillview campus

Phase 1 of the reconstruction of Hillview Middle School has begun on the campus at the corner of Santa Cruz and Elder avenues...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Thanks!, on Jul 17, 2010 at 12:25 am | 3 comments | 2010 Views

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City poised to settle lawsuit involving former Cadillac site on El Camino Real

The Menlo Park City Council is poised to approve a settlement agreement with a group called Concerned Citizens of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by fascism in MP, on Jul 20, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 9 comments | 5239 Views

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Local athletes qualify for national JO track and field

The competition was as hot as the weather, but a handful of local track and field athletes survived both during the Region...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by MENLO, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2227 Views

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Menlo Park mayor says he will seek second term

Mayor Rich Cline will run for a second term on the Menlo Park City Council, he told The Almanac this week. He is the second...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 2839 Views

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Menlo Park voters to decide whether hotel tax gets a boost

Voters will be asked to consider raising the hotel-occupancy tax in Menlo Park from 10 percent to 12 percent after the City...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 23, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 12 comments | 2080 Views

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County tries new locations for sidewalk trees

The San Mateo County Public Works Department is adjusting the locations of sidewalk planter boxes along Alameda de las Pulgas...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Plotter, on Jul 22, 2010 at 6:17 am | 2 comments | 1948 Views

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Guest opinion: Renegotiate labor contracts for garbage service

Garbage rates for Menlo Park have increased dramatically in recent years, rising 18 percent in 2009 and 28 percent in 2010. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by A voter who has changed her mind., on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

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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 | 2735 Views

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Fire board president Peter Ohtaki takes out papers for Menlo Park City Council race

Peter I. Ohtaki, a member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board since 2007 and its current president, took out...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:31 am | 50 comments | 6712 Views

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Divided council takes no official position on pension-reform initiative

At least two council members have declared their support for the citizen-driven pension reform ballot initiative, but the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 2785 Views

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City poised to settle lawsuit involving former Cadillac site on El Camino Real

The Menlo Park City Council is poised to approve a settlement agreement with a group called Concerned Citizens of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 6, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 2256 Views

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Council begrudgingly approves legal settlement involving El Camino project

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) They were peeved and frustrated in doing so, but Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS2, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 3193 Views

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Traffic signal may be installed near Hillview School

A traffic light could be in the future at Santa Cruz and Elder avenues, in front of Hillview Middle School, after the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Daniel, on Oct 26, 2010 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 2105 Views

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Menlo council reverses itself on hotel tax

Menlo Park's hotel tax will remain as is for at least three more years after the City Council reversed itself last night...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 2649 Views

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Feature story: The end of the party

Nancy Kiesling's 22-year tenure as the proprietor of a popular Menlo Park used bookstore came to an abrupt end June 16 when...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on Sep 13, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 4 comments | 2279 Views

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Update: Bernstein, Brady pull candidacy papers for Menlo Park council race

Chuck Bernstein, who has been active in opposing the Bohannon-Menlo Gateway project and in helping to qualify the citizen-driven...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by midtown gadfly, on Aug 3, 2010 at 6:29 am | 16 comments | 3754 Views

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State agrees with Andy Cohen's complaint regarding conflict of interest in Cargill case

The state has ruled in favor of a complaint filed by Menlo Park City Council member Andy Cohen. The issue is the Cargill/Saltworks...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 17 comments | 3364 Views
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