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Menlo Park School District Expansion- Idea Proposed

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 4375 Views

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Derry Referendum -- The Law is a Ass -- Councilman Andy Cohen's remarks

Copied below are the transcribed remarks from councilman Andy Cohen at the Nov 28th, council meeting; They were made...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Dec. 2, 2006
Last comment by interested citizen, on Dec 12, 2006 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 5647 Views

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The real reason behind red light cameras

Editor: The decision by the Menlo Park City Council to install red-light cameras is motivated by greed, not public safety. I...

Original post made by Claude Leglise on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by new guy, on Dec 13, 2006 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 5666 Views

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small plane noise 24/7

is anyone else bothered by the noise of lo-flying small planes that occurs 50 to 60 times a day?? if so, then please contact...

Original post made by robert alvarez on Dec. 21, 2006
Last comment by am, on Jan 2, 2007 at 6:11 am | 2 comments | 4569 Views

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Allied Arts Guild restaurant to close; future of historic complex uncertain

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=264 How about yet another high-density housing project, a la our previous...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by PAA Member, on Mar 25, 2007 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 4264 Views

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An FYI On SEIU City Union Contract

Mountain View just finalized their contract with the SEIU. Here's the story: http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2502 and...

Original post made by ElectionWatcher on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 24, 2007 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 3981 Views

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Does MP need a buzzer -- or gong -- to limit the length of remarks by council members?

Menlo Park council members think their meetings are running too long, and many in the public would agree. But the council...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 5, 2007
Last comment by resident in waiting, on Feb 7, 2007 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 4318 Views

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A vote against new commissioner

This letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: I missed the recent appointment...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Mar 13, 2007 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 4415 Views

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Council should have at least delayed the tax

<I>The following letter by W.C. Brown was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> I am extremely...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Deja Vu, on Mar 23, 2007 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 4351 Views

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Time for Menlo Park to phase out herbicides

<B>The following letter by Steve Schmidt was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition.</B> <I>Editor:</I> In 1998...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Yoohooooo, on Apr 12, 2007 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 4310 Views

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What will replace the Chevron?

Why did the Chevron station on the corner of Middlefield and Willow disappear so quickly? The lot was quickly razed and...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by Menlo 280, on May 29, 2007 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 4135 Views

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Menlo Park is doing its share on high-density housing

While I support sensible planning in support of better communities, I read with concern your cover story on high-density...

Original post made by Greg Druehl on May. 24, 2007
Last comment by agree with greg, on May 27, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 4105 Views

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Menlo Park council chooses city manager

Menlo Park City Council members told the Almanac Friday they have picked a new city manager, but aren't releasing his or...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2007
Last comment by Public process, please, on Jun 23, 2007 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 4490 Views

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Show that the "green" effort isn't all hot air

Connoisseur's Marketplace is right around the corner, and you can bet businesses and other booth-keepers are busy renting...

Original post made by Friend of the Birds on Jun. 26, 2007
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 29, 2007 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 3981 Views

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Stanford Dish area remains closed due to fire danger

The Dish area in the Stanford foothills, popular with hikers and joggers, will remain closed at least through July 8 because...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2007
Last comment by Bob Dobson, on Jul 4, 2007 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments | 4555 Views

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Caltrain to install more fences along tracks

New fencing is being installed along select locations of the Caltrain corridor in San Mateo County this summer as part of...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 8, 2007 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 4280 Views

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Tax Filings Show Allied Arts Property Lost Money Every Year Since 1998, and the Losses Are Growing

Thank goodness for easily accessible public records and the posting on this web site that told us where they are. I used...

Original post made by A Worried Neighbor on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by appalled, on Jul 31, 2007 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 4219 Views

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Jeffrey's Hamburgers slated to open in Menlo Park

Silver paint and stainless steel siding are changing the face of the former home to Ken's House of Pancakes and 3 Fish restaurants...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Chippie, on Aug 3, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 4669 Views

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Hotel/office project: study session tonight

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will take a good look tonight at a proposal by developer David Bohannon to build an eight-story...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Sep 2, 2007 at 8:05 am | 2 comments | 4002 Views

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Sex at the Left Bank

I've been going to the Left Bank on Santa Cruz Avenue for years and never once did my husband tell me about that framed print...

Original post made by Sex at the Left Bank on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by E, on Oct 8, 2008 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 3807 Views
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Coffeebar opens in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 5,213 views

Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 815 views

Spring College Fairs
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 774 views

Willow-Gate, and Safe Routes to School
By Stuart Soffer | 5 comments | 460 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 0 comments | 295 views