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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park voters to decide whether hotel tax gets a boost

Voters will be asked to consider raising the hotel-occupancy tax in Menlo Park from 10 percent to 12 percent after the City...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 23, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 12 comments | 1675 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson leads Menlo Park council in travel expenses

Menlo Park's council members fall into two camps -- no, not development vs. no-growth -- more like, thrifty vs. profligate...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 11:05 am | 27 comments | 2564 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton reviews options for new library

A community meeting to review options for a new library in Atherton is set for Tuesday, June 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by gotaDell , on Jul 1, 2011 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 1660 Views

SPORTS

M-A grad earns weekly honor in men's water polo

==B The college scene:== Senior goalie Alexandre Popp has been named the Northern Division Defensive Player of the Week by...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by menloshopper, on Sep 8, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2310 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reward now $8,400 in cat-drowning case

The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a Redwood Shores cat drowning has reached $8,400, Scott...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Suspicious, on Nov 7, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1498 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Community events back, weddings still banned, in Holbrook-Palmer Park

The unintended consequences of the Atherton City Council's vote in December to end weddings and other special events in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Does not add up, on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 2105 Views

MENLO PARK

Good Samaritan rescues purse

It could have been a very costly trip to Safeway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11744&e=y...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1311 Views

AROUND TOWN

When rain causes fire

Electrical fires are known for being impervious to water, a truth demonstrated in the rain over nearly two hours early Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Allied but not Arty, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1362 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Proposed Stanford development would deepen housing deficit

Stanford's proposed new development on El Camino Real creates even more of a housing deficit for Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:54 am | 14 comments | 2547 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police union letter raises some residents' ire

Some residents are calling it a scare tactic and a "shameful" attempt to misrepresent reality. But the head of the police...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Credibility, on Apr 24, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 18 comments | 2808 Views

MENLO PARK

Flags mark 9/11

Three hundred and forty-three American flags greeted the morning on the lawns of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Samuel, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

MENLO PARK

Bicyclist severely injured in Menlo Park collision

Menlo Park police are investigating a collision that left a bicyclist with life-threatening injuries Monday morning. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Apr 11, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 23 comments | 29961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Storm claims tree

While this week's rain was good news for a community worried about drought, it was bad news for one Menlo Park tree. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Not A Lumberjack (Still Okay), on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 689 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park compiles comments on Caltrain electrification impact report

About 20 people attended a meeting in Menlo Park last night to chime in on the draft environmental impact report for Caltrain's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 28, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 3117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge upholds settlement in Menlo Park fire director defamation lawsuit

A judge has denied a request to nullify the settlement agreement reached in a defamation countersuit between a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by bizarre, on Jul 11, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 3118 Views

AROUND TOWN

City manager releases consultant's drafts of letters to editor, talking points

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre sent the Almanac on Wednesday night (Nov. 12) what he described as documents that consultant...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:50 am | 32 comments | 4271 Views

MENLO PARK

DA clears Menlo Park officers in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers who shot and killed a fleeing burglary suspect on Nov. 11 used justifiable force, according...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by dm, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 21 comments | 4602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: 'Going Native' garden tour shows how to use less water

A free "Going Native Garden Tour" will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at gardens in Portola Valley, Woodside,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park celebrates the Fourth

Kids with their decorated bikes, trikes and wagons paraded down Santa Cruz Avenue and headed for a festival in Burgess Park...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Lshore, on Jul 7, 2015 at 6:00 am | 6 comments | 1783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside school board race: Challenger criticizes incumbent's attendance record

A challenger for a seat on the Woodside Elementary School District board is accusing an incumbent of poor board meeting attendance. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by WES Community Member, on Oct 9, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 2587 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
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I had no Idea How to Deal with Anger and Conflict
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 617 views

Foods of Love
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 529 views

Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 343 views