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MENLO PARK

Letter: Council should support, not hinder, building upgrades

I am struck by a quote by our new mayor in last week's Almanac. In connection with an article on Page 9, "School building...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Go Hank!, on Dec 27, 2008 at 9:53 am | 14 comments | 1814 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Habitat for Humanity should consider neighborhood group's plan

I am writing this letter to respond to Jennifer Doettling's recent commentary about the proposed Habitat for Humanity housing...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by who pays, on Dec 25, 2008 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1978 Views

MENLO PARK

Does traffic diversion reduce crime?

Over the course of the debate on whether to conduct a traffic study in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, the question...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Dec 23, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - December 21, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2. Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1684 Views

MENLO PARK

Council to vote on proposal for abbreviated Council minutes

On Tuesday, Dec. 16th, Council is going to consider a formal policy which would change the type of minutes published for...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by New Timer, on Dec 22, 2008 at 12:01 pm | 7 comments | 1837 Views

MENLO PARK

Debate on public employee salaries, benefits

Before his final term ends as a board member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, Peter Carpenter aims to rouse the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 22, 2008 at 10:57 am | 16 comments | 2104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Birds Performing Parrots at the Atherton Library

The Atherton Library is hosting Happy Birds Performing Parrot Show for children. Have you ever seen a parrot ride a bike?...

Original post made by Maeve Visser Knoth on Dec. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council adopts less detailed meeting minutes

Residents looking for written reports of what went on at Menlo Park City Council meetings will get summaries that are briefer...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Mr. Transparency, on Dec 20, 2008 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 1851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two EPA gang members arrested by police team

Two members of the Taliban street gang were arrested this week by a newly formed street crimes unit composed of East Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 19, 2008 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1626 Views

WOODSIDE

Miles Files: Woodside Vineyards -- a legacy for sale

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7329 posted Wednesday, December 17, 2008, 12:00...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Patt Blatt, on Dec 18, 2008 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2319 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Straight talk on trash

Hank Lawrence's letter in the Dec. 3 Almanac misrepresents several aspects of trash and recycling programs used by Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by An Observer, on Dec 17, 2008 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 1611 Views

MENLO PARK

Were taxpayers subsidizing builders?

Somewhat lost in the hubbub over the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to increase fees at the Menlo Children's Center...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Dec 17, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 1646 Views

MENLO PARK

Readers' Choice 2008

Another year, another list. Almanac readers have again told us where they go when they're in the mood for great Italian,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1787 Views

MENLO PARK

Is the issue in the Willows traffic, crime, or both?

When meetings for a Willows area traffic study get under way, the consultant hired for the project will likely have her hands...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Weekly Bestsellers 12/14/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2. Deciding The Next Decider - Calvin...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Charter school backers strike back, ask questions

There are piles of letters calling Pat Gemma's guest editorial on why the Sequoia high school district opposes Everest's...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Explanation needed, on Dec 15, 2008 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 2433 Views

MENLO PARK

Council denies appeal on Oak Knoll permit

After criticizing the city of Menlo Park for hearing an appeal of a conditional use permit for construction at Oak Knoll...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by AgeOfReason, on Dec 14, 2008 at 8:35 am | 24 comments | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ask the deputy

<I>Deputy Stephanie Josephson, who patrols locally for the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, answers your questions about...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1718 Views

MENLO PARK

Steep increase in MP planning fees

Menlo Park residents looking to take out a development permit or appeal a planning department decision will see steep increases...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Truth is an idiot, on Dec 12, 2008 at 6:45 pm | 13 comments | 1842 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council signs off on Willows study

The Menlo Park City Council approved a plan for a Willows traffic study at its Tuesday meeting. The council also decided...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Dec 11, 2008 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 1652 Views
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