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MENLO PARK

New 'sharrows' coming to downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park plans to add shared lane markings -- "sharrows" -- to portions of Menlo Avenue and University Drive in upcoming...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Observing Bicyclists, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 34 comments | 3985 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district chief returns to work after paralyzing fall

About nine months after a catastrophic fall, Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman is back on the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:34 am | 34 comments | 12912 Views

MENLO PARK

Why I Oppose Measure M

October 8, 2014 Dear Editor, As a long standing resident of Allied Arts and a Menlo Park business owner, I feel compelled...

Original post made by Rob Gould on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 29, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 34 comments | 4864 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Planning Commission again recommends bike lanes on El Camino Real

After a lengthy dissection of a 7-0 vote made at a previous meeting to recommend adding bike lanes, but not car lanes, to...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Apr 30, 2015 at 7:54 am | 34 comments | 4761 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police focus on Ravenswood Avenue traffic problems

Menlo Park police have been more visible lately along Ravenswood Avenue, concentrating traffic enforcement efforts there. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by try one-way streets, on Jul 6, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 34 comments | 5592 Views

MENLO PARK

San Carlos Airport noise solutions prove elusive

More than a year after San Mateo County started a study meant to figure out how to address the noise complaints pouring...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 7, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 34 comments | 4395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Why district opposes proposed charter school

The county Board of Education is currently reviewing a petition for a new charter school in the Sequoia Union High School...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Josh, on Dec 11, 2008 at 7:10 am | 34 comments | 5447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meg Whitman to help fund Summit Public Schools, other charter schools

Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Do Her Fair Share", on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 34 comments | 4410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: What kind of school district will its new superintendent lead?

I like adventure. And when the Menlo Park City School District board put my potential appointment as the district's next...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Train Fan, on Oct 25, 2016 at 7:24 pm | 34 comments | 4090 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Meg Whitman employed illegal alien

Wow, Whitman lives in Atherton, the Almanac covers Atherton, but doesn't have a thing on he latest news. Anyways, Whitman...

Original post made by John Milton on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by freddy, on Oct 5, 2010 at 9:02 am | 34 comments | 3411 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Is the county for corporations or for citizens?

Three years ago Warren Slocum was elected to represent District Four on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Before...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by neighbor,, on Oct 17, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 34 comments | 2619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public employee pension reform - what can and should be done?

Numerous Town Forum topic threads have quickly digressed to this issue so let's have that discussion here. I propose: ...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 34 comments | 4419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor's race: Dave Pine leading, according to election night report

Dave Pine has been elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, according to the final election night report by...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 34 comments | 3295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burnetts say they didn't provide alcohol

William and Cynthia Burnett said in an NBC "Today Show" interview Thursday (Nov. 8) that they did not provide alcohol during...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 34 comments | 3350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Candidates forum on supes race

The seven candidates for the District 4 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors have been invited to answer questions...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 2, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 34 comments | 3366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist injured in collision on Alpine Road

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 5309 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo Judge Joseph C Scott Arrested for DUI

The Palo Alto Daily Post is reporting that Presiding Superior Court Judge Joseph C. Scott was arrested for DUi some weeks...

Original post made by Holly L. on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Holly L., on Jun 12, 2014 at 8:43 am | 34 comments | 3852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Recalling moment of panic on the train tracks

In the aftermath of the recent death of a young driver on the Ravenswood Avenue train tracks, a Menlo Park resident recalls...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 34 comments | 4578 Views

AROUND TOWN

County may put lid on 'noisy aircraft' at San Carlos Airport

San Mateo County has drafted an ordinance that would put a curfew on the hours and numbers of "noisy aircraft" landing or...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by pilot, on May 18, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 34 comments | 5423 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Meg Whitman event in Atherton

Atherton resident Meg Whitman, the former eBay CEO and California gubernatorial hopeful, is set to appear at a meet-and-greet...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by p got sp, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 34 comments | 4505 Views
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