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Menlo council forms labor subcommittee

Newly re-elected Mayor Rich Cline and Vice Mayor Kirsten Keith will serve on a labor negotiations subcommittee formed by...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by The question man, on Dec 17, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 15 comments | 2010 Views

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Gordon to chair subcommittee on transportation

Newly elected state Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, has been named chairman of the Assembly budget subcommittee that...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Dec 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1992 Views

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Menlo council meetings canceled

One hopes Menlo Park's gadflies have backup plans for their Tuesday nights, as the City Council has canceled its Dec. 21,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 21, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1767 Views

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Union to resume bargaining with Menlo Park

The Service Employee International Union (SEIU) Local 521 plans to resume bargaining with the city in January, according...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 1977 Views

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Recognition for heroism may be near for Carl Clark

Carl Clark is a survivor, many times over. On Dec. 7, 1941, he was awakened by the sounds of war, and barely escaped serious...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Fred Loveland, on Dec 24, 2010 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 1826 Views

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New Menlo environmental quality commissioner appointed

Christina Smolke, recently seen asking the Menlo Park City Council to spare a heritage redwood tree located on a neighbor's...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by chop chop, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 3 comments | 1924 Views

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Online impersonators targets of new law

A new law that will go into effect Jan. 1 could bring online impersonators heavy fines or even jail time. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Dec 24, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 4 comments | 2429 Views

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Letter: Council erred in not electing Cohen mayor

Hypocrisy. Inequity. Both words describe the Menlo Park City Council majority, which a week ago feigned allegiance to "the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Dec 30, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 24 comments | 3195 Views

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Menlo Park resident decks the halls

At 804 Arnold Way in Menlo Park, the holiday spirit is present in full force. The home and yard, belonging to the Goldman...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by lite lover, on Dec 25, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 1762 Views

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Students bake 10,000 cookies for inmates

San Mateo County Jail inmates have a truckload of yummy treats coming their way this week -- 10,000, to be exact. For the...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by Boardermom, on Dec 28, 2010 at 1:13 am | 7 comments | 2031 Views

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D.A. to review Fergusson's Brown Act violation

A review of Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson's admitted Brown Act violation is being launched to determine if...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Frugal, on Dec 27, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 4 comments | 3295 Views

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Holiday tips for dog owners

The holiday break affords us a little extra time with our canine companions. However, the holiday's also present a few risks...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 2302 Views

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Four of five Menlo council members skipped ethics training

Of the five Menlo Park City Council members who served from 2004 to 2010, only one obeyed state law by attending an ethics...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by coastside resident, on Jan 5, 2011 at 2:21 pm | 52 comments | 20965 Views

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State bar dismisses complaint filed by Menlo councilman

The California State Bar has concluded that noted First Amendment attorney Terry Francke did not "willfully violate" its...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by better memory, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 2344 Views

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Mail fraud - coming to a mailbox near you

If you're like most people who get letters out of the blue promising wealth in exchange for just a little help, you wonder,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by how to report this crime?, on Jan 4, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 1663 Views

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Editorial: Councilwoman Fergusson loses her way

What was she thinking? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10620 posted Wednesday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:01 am | 24 comments | 2718 Views

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Cell phone tower proposed for Nealon Park

Many Menlo Park residents may not know about T-Mobile's plans to install a cell phone tower in Nealon Park. They reportedly...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by A Campanelli, on Feb 8, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 7 comments | 2440 Views

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Tuesday: Beltramo townhomes before council

Ten years ago, the Beltramos started dreaming of building townhomes at 1460 El Camino Real. After months of haggling, the...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by LongMemory, on Jan 11, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 2516 Views

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Possible gas main break reported on Middle Avenue in Menlo Park

Firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District were called to the scene of a possible rupture in a gas main at...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by smelled gas, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1790 Views

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Officials optimistic about new trash collector

A switch to a new garbage and recycling service provider that began Jan 3 in parts of San Mateo County has seen some glitches,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Michael Craig, on Apr 4, 2011 at 6:33 am | 3 comments | 1639 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

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