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MENLO PARK

Sidewalk re-opens at Watkins site

Through heavy rains in winter and long dry days in summer, Menlo Park pedestrians waited for the sidewalk along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by In Gratitude, on Aug 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge dismisses suit over Lehman losses

A San Francisco judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 12 San Mateo County school districts against the county seeking...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:41 am | 5 comments | 2327 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Candidate filing period opens

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 3 election opens Monday, July 13, and closes Aug. 7. In Almanac towns, a total of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 10, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 2327 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election 2014: Open space district seeks voter OK for $300M bond measure

If two-thirds of voters approve Measure AA, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District will be able to issue up to $300...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 16, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 2326 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton names new town attorney

The Atherton City Council unanimously chose William B. Conners of Pebble Beach as the town's next city attorney this morning...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 2326 Views

WOODSIDE

Expensive watch stolen from golf bag

Someone stole a Rolex watch and a set of keys with a total estimated value of $10,300 from a golf bag at the Menlo County...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans seeks mobility volunteers

The SamTrans Mobility Ambassador Program is looking for volunteers to help older adults and people with disabilities navigate...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Marsha Herr, on Apr 13, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college bond measure passes easily

Measure H, the $388 million community college bond measure, passed easily Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/11/04/community-college-bond-measu...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 2325 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton probe of Marsala fizzles

Atherton council member Charles Marsala used incredibly poor judgment when he asked resident Jon Buckheit for a $500,000...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 2325 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council majority ignored public on police pay increase

After receiving 51 individual e-mails and letters from residents last week urging the Menlo Park City Council to reconsider...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Jan 21, 2009 at 6:42 am | 2 comments | 2324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Polls open for school parcel tax voters

Tuesday, March 7, is Election Day in the Menlo Park City School District. Voters will decide whether to approve an annual...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Ed Rollins, on Mar 7, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 27 comments | 2324 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officials: Silence on settlement an oversight

Atherton officials said that the failure to inform residents about a $230,000 pay-out to a former police officer was an oversight,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 9, 2010 at 7:35 pm | 5 comments | 2324 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Encinal School is wearing pink

Two boys in Nova Scotia got their whole school wearing pink to defend a freshman boy bullied for wearing a pink shirt in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Will, on Feb 16, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 2324 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Palo Alto man in wheelchair struck in hit and run

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car in a hit and run on University Avenue Saturday morning. The suspect is still at...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 6, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 2323 Views

MENLO PARK

Money trickles into Menlo council campaigns

The six Menlo Park City Council candidates disclosed the state of their campaign finances this week, covering donations and...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Upper Middle Class, on Oct 12, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 18 comments | 2322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: $212,500 tree-cutting fine is paid in full

The $209,000 budget surplus for the town of Woodside has more than doubled with the cashing of a check for $212,500, delivered...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 6, 2016 at 7:57 am | 4 comments | 2322 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sister and brother arrested in Woodside burglary

Authorities have arrested a sister and brother in connection with a Woodside burglary with losses in excess of $100,000....

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Peter Ohtaki next in line to be Menlo Park mayor

A new mayor and vice mayor will be chosen at tonight's Menlo Park City Council meeting. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12610&e=y...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Gina, on Dec 4, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 2322 Views

MENLO PARK

Stricter smoking ban one step closer

Menlo Park crept a step closer to expanding its smoking ordinance. After debating a few tweaks to the language and grilling...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 16, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 2321 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford 'rethinking some parts' of Arrillaga project on El Camino

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 2321 Views
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