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AROUND TOWN

Don Horsley Breaks Campaign promise to Double Dip into the County Coffers

Retired sheriff Don Horsley, who opted to forego his county supervisor salary while collecting a $200,000 pension after being...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:36 am | 17 comments | 3325 Views

MENLO PARK

Opinion: Hard lesson learned in downtown plan

Some Menlo Park City Council members and others have expressed dismay that the proportion of housing and retail is small...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jan 23, 2013 at 10:24 am | 17 comments | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton donates $10K to high-speed rail litigation

Hoping to set an example for other local communities that will be impacted by construction of the high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 1, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 1281 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park restores deleted public emails

In the wake of outrage over the deletion of public emails sent to the City Council, the city of Menlo Park has now decided...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Public, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:54 am | 17 comments | 2043 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson to leave Atherton City Council post

Atherton City Councilman Jerry Carlson announced Wednesday night that he will be moving out of town and stepping down from...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Greg Conlon, on Apr 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 17 comments | 1453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board faces tough decisions on new campus, bond measure

The members of the Menlo Park City School District's board of education have had to make some difficult choices in the recent...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by John Ricky, on Sep 2, 2013 at 12:29 am | 17 comments | 1532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: Envisioning a 'frontier of possibility'

Hillview Middle School Principal Erik Burmeister blazed new trails during his first year on the job, and promises to continue...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Setting the record straight, on Jul 22, 2013 at 9:14 am | 17 comments | 1717 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school bond measure officially approved for November ballot

There was much agonizing over language but no surprises when the Menlo Park City School District board met Monday night (June...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Stop the Deception!, on Jun 23, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 17 comments | 1243 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bettina Viviano Interview on the 2008 Campaign for the Democratic nomination

In this poignant interview Hollywood Film maker Bettina Viviano reveals how the Obama political machine stole the 2008 Democratic...

Original post made by Hillary Fan on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by rr, on Jul 18, 2013 at 7:01 am | 17 comments | 1360 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Salon.com interview with Camille Paglia

Salon.com is a progressive magazine enjoyed by many people in the Bay Area and across the country. Camille Paglia is a noted...

Original post made by Salon.com Reader on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 26, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 17 comments | 1343 Views

ATHERTON

New APOA "tentative" contract

Atherton has announced a new "tentative" contract with the APOA that heralds many reductions in benefits – but then gives...

Original post made by What a joke on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 17 comments | 5450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves pay raises for union

So somebody please correct me if I'm wrong, but did I hear city attorney Bill McClure say last night that Council had to...

Original post made by Jesse on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:13 am | 17 comments | 1185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Hidden license-plate cameras captured drive-by traffic

Radar-equipped vehicle-speed-monitoring trailers often seen along the side of the road in Portola Valley have been doing...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 16, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 17 comments | 3279 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor wants to go her own way on Cool Cities

Tonight Mayor Fergusson made it clear that Menlo Park's environmental strategy was not something that is open for public...

Original post made by Serious about Global Warming on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Elizabeth Lasensky, on Feb 19, 2007 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 3290 Views

OTHER TOPICS

When are bicyclists ever going to get it?

The following letter by Ted Bache was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: When on the road, car...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 17, 2008 at 10:45 pm | 16 comments | 3432 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Town Square

Circulating around town is an idea to provide a downtown TOWN SQUARE. This could become a gathering place, to talk, to mingle,...

Original post made by Town Square on Nov. 23, 2007
Last comment by menlo park resident, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 3159 Views

MENLO PARK

Showdown ahead on Oak Knoll building plan

An enormous valley oak tree that's become a flashpoint for opposition to the construction planned for Oak Knoll School may...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by tree hugger, on May 7, 2008 at 9:16 pm | 16 comments | 2258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: The hard questions about high-speed rail

I recently rode to Menlo Park on the train with a Caltrain official and had the opportunity to ask him a number of questions...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by John Wilson, on Jun 13, 2008 at 12:51 pm | 16 comments | 2231 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson says she'll run for re-election

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson announced today (July 15) that she plans to run for re-election to the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by council watcher, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 2555 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Cyclist says no tunnel needed

Speaking about the City Council deliberations on the downtown visioning project, Reginald Rice says in his July 9 letter...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Fiscally fit, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:55 pm | 16 comments | 2163 Views
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