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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Measure M not needed to address large-scale El Camino development

As current chair of the Menlo Park Planning Commission, I'm concerned about the scale of development along El Camino. I'm...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 11, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 12 comments | 2434 Views

MENLO PARK

Mandarin charter proposal scrutinized by community, district

In preparation for a public hearing on a proposed Mandarin immersion charter school, officials from the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Oct 11, 2014 at 9:37 am | 5 comments | 3087 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: Former council members discuss pros, cons of Measure M

The Almanac invited two former Menlo Park councilmen -- John Boyle and Heyward Robinson -- to discuss Measure M, which is...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 5 comments | 3223 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police ask dry cleaner customers to review charges

Menlo Park police are asking customers who used Menalto Cleaners to review credit card statements and receipts for the past...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 2369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: Community college district asks voters for $388 million

If it's not broken, why fix it? It's a question one might ask on a tour of Canada Community College on Farm Hill Boulevard...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by education is stoopid. And expen$ive, on Oct 14, 2014 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 1434 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fogarty to receive technology medal from the White House

Thomas J. Fogarty of Portola Valley, a noted medical-device inventor, surgeon and vintner, will meet with President Barack...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by f perlroth, on Oct 13, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Hearing on Mandarin immersion charter proposal

The public will have a chance to comment on the Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 1566 Views

MOVIES

Movie Review: 'The Judge'

Here comes "The Judge." It's been a while since we've seen a movie so…Grisham-y. But here we are again with big movie stars...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Z., on Oct 16, 2014 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 3564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHP, Menlo School boys post impressive efforts in water polo

Weekend prep roundup: There's a very good reason why the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School boys are a combined 25-2 in water...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 13, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may study El Camino lane reduction

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to vote on Wednesday (Oct. 15) on authorizing a study of the effects of reducing from...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Oct 15, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 20 comments | 2263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friday: Chinese delegates visit Menlo Park

Thirteen executive officers and nine vice mayors from China will visit Menlo Park on Friday, Oct. 17, city officials announced. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Robbie, on Oct 17, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 8 comments | 1549 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Construction firms heavy donors to bond measure for community colleges

It's a season of giving for construction interests from around the Bay Area. Contributions from architectural firms, builders...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Dr. B., on Oct 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 2620 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: City Council choices

The Menlo Park City Council race this year is seen by many as an extension of the vote on Measure M. With three seats open,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by sabotage, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:59 am | 5 comments | 1184 Views

MENLO PARK

Motorcycle officers to blanket Menlo Park and East Palo Alto

It's been 28 days. Time for another daylong blanketing of Menlo Park, and East Palo Alto this time, by motorcycle patrol...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:30 am | 16 comments | 3957 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside teen jumps to death from Interstate 280 bridge

The California Highway Patrol is reporting the death at about 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 14) of a 17-year-old Woodside...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jeanette P, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 37532 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: No on Measure M

When they vote on Measure M this fall, Menlo Park residents will be participating in what may be the most consequential ballot-box...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 40 comments | 2262 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voter Guide: Incumbent faces challenger for open space district seat

After narrowly approving a $300 million bond measure for the MidPeninsula Regional Open Space district in June, local voters...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ginny McShane, Ed.D., on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 1340 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Measure M in Menlo Park

It's not over until it's over, and in Menlo Park, that may be never. The downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, which determines...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 15, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 54 comments | 3252 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Thursday: Atherton holds earthquake response drill

There should be a lot of action in Atherton on Thursday, Oct. 16 as the town holds an earthquake response drill involving...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: More than 200 at hearing on Mandarin school

More than 200 people filled the Multi-Use Room at Encinal School on Tuesday (Oct. 14) for a public hearing on the proposed...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by object to James 2, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 22 comments | 4596 Views
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