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MENLO PARK

No Escape for Jellins

Lee Duboc blames the SEIU for her defeat on November 7. Mickie Winkler blames the ladies who made up the Bayfront Park...

Original post made by Steve Schmidt on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Dec 6, 2006 at 11:12 am | 17 comments | 4627 Views

MENLO PARK

Town Hall Meeting

Would anyone be interested in an 'ol fashion TOWN HALL meeting to address any issues the public would like to ask the City...

Original post made by James Lewis on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by Inquiring minds, on Oct 20, 2007 at 6:48 pm | 17 comments | 3048 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: MP council member recall effort still anonymous; intentions, credibility questioned

Whoever is behind the supposed effort to oust Menlo Park City Council members Kelly Fergusson, Richard Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by Royal, on Dec 30, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 2748 Views

MENLO PARK

MP medical office complex approved

Although Menlo Park City Council members don't like plans to build a medical office complex at the site of the closed Acorn...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by a pro=growther, on Jan 22, 2008 at 8:10 pm | 17 comments | 2377 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Author responds to critique of high-speed rail

The three rail-related letters published last week show that the authors haven't done their homework. We should keep them...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 26, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 17 comments | 2221 Views

MENLO PARK

City may see 24 percent garbage rate hike

Menlo Park residents and businesses might be in line for a hike in garbage collection rates of as much as 24 percent. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ltown, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:37 pm | 17 comments | 1638 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: A spotlight on the difficult issue of city employee wages, benefits

Thank you for putting the spotlight on a difficult issue many would prefer to ignore. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7514...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by too untouchable for Chino, on Feb 8, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 17 comments | 1572 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton seeks bigger cuts to shore up budget

Atherton staff narrowed the $2 million shortfall in the town's projected revenues, but the cuts don't go far enough to close...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by be careful what you ask, on Mar 12, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 17 comments | 1946 Views

ATHERTON

Ask the deputy

Q. Do cyclists have to obey vehicle laws? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8009...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by driver, on May 22, 2009 at 9:46 am | 17 comments | 2108 Views

ATHERTON

Police officer sues town, public works supervisor over assault, harassment claims

Atherton's public works supervisor, who's been with the town for 33 years, is facing a criminal trial on misdemeanor charges...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by sage, on Jun 4, 2009 at 8:37 am | 17 comments | 2090 Views

MENLO PARK

No housing proposed in 1300 ECR project

Plans for new development on El Camino Real proceed without housing units, which some say are sorely needed. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 15, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 1815 Views

ATHERTON

A civil rights victory

In a little noticed proceeding in a San Mateo Criminal Court an unassuming young entrepreneur and Atherton resident struck...

Original post made by marathon man on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:45 am | 17 comments | 1868 Views

AROUND TOWN

State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 1797 Views

MENLO PARK

Missing girl Jennifer Blair found and is safe, police confirm

Jennifer Blair, the missing Menlo Park teenager, has been found and is safe, police confirmed tonight. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 2, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 17 comments | 1825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized today, Feb. 4, the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bewildered, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 17 comments | 1065 Views

WOODSIDE

Another lifeline for Woodside's Jackling house

A Woodside couple has come forward with a draft proposal to rescue Apple Corporation's Steve Jobs' historic Jackling house...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Emenot, on Oct 9, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 17 comments | 2041 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may hike fees for some services

Menlo Park management has carefully picked through the city's fee schedule, slightly increasing fees the city charges for...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Mar 29, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 17 comments | 1291 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Public hearing on Bohannon project

The "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel project proposed by the Bohannon Development Co. will be the sole topic of discussion at...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2010 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 1064 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Jailed reporter elaborates on story

<I>Editor's Note: The following letter, written from the San Mateo County Jail, was delivered to The Almanac by Mr. Bothun's...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 17 comments | 1876 Views

MENLO PARK

Block parties censored content

I understand on good authority that Nancy Couperus has been told by the Chamber of Commerce she cannot have a table during...

Original post made by andy cohen on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jun 30, 2010 at 2:53 pm | 17 comments | 1985 Views
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,896 views

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
By Steve Levy | 33 comments | 2,317 views

Finding mentors in would-be bosses
By Jessica T | 0 comments | 1,428 views

Menlo Park's Youthful Future
By Paul Bendix | 6 comments | 1,399 views

All This Arguing . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,325 views