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Menlo Park BBC deal falls through

Kill the social media buzz: A former Facebook executive's plan to reopen the landmark British Bankers Club in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 27 comments | 4619 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District Pension Plan unfunded liability

In this age of overextended retirement benefits, the Sequoia Healthcare District pension plan goes unnoticed. Fact is, CHW...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 4604 Views


Stanford students arrested after protest shuts down San Mateo bridge

Dozens of protestors, including Stanford students, were arrested Monday night after they shut down traffic for more than...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 4, 2015 at 4:11 pm | 27 comments | 4603 Views


Obituary: David Palecek, 37, father of four

David Vaclav Palecek, an Atherton resident and a partner at McKinsey & Co. management consulting firm, died from complications...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Mar 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 4600 Views


Where do your property taxes go?

Our property tax bill does not provide us with a breakdown of where the taxes go. Oh sure, they give us a pie chart with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 4599 Views


Menlo Park to spend $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by vintage oaks BMR owner, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 53 comments | 4598 Views


Join Project Warm Hug's Scarf-a-thon this weekend!

This year, Project Warm Hug is giving over 1500+ gifts to 1500+ local children in need. These children are either living...

Original post made by megan rosenhart on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4597 Views


Halloween glow necklaces for kids

No wonder 97 percent of the population loves the Atherton Police Department. Atherton's finest are once again handing...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 23, 2006
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Oct 23, 2006 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 4596 Views


Menlo Park to remove right-turn barriers on Ravenswood Avenue

The results of a trial of roadway changes intended to make the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park safer have...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Sep 16, 2015 at 9:03 am | 53 comments | 4594 Views


Menlo Park: Trial changes coming to Ravenswood intersection near rail crossing

Drivers will need to find alternate routes to the Civic Center in Menlo Park, when the city launches a 6-month trial of prohibiting...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on May 11, 2015 at 10:17 pm | 35 comments | 4592 Views


Tesla Model S draws crowd to Menlo showroom

Dozens of prospective buyers and curious gearheads formed a line on Saturday at Menlo Park's Tesla Motors dealership to sit...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Driver, on Oct 12, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 6 comments | 4591 Views


County board unanimously denies Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Board of Education on Wednesday night, Feb. 4, unanimously denied the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Enough already!, on Feb 6, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 8 comments | 4582 Views


Menlo Park school district asked to avoid possible Brown Act violation

The Almanac has asked the board of the Menlo Park City School District not to hold a closed session meeting it had scheduled...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 25 comments | 4578 Views


High school board asked to rescind superintendent appointment

Atherton resident and open-government advocate Peter Carpenter has made good on his threat to try to force the governing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 21 comments | 4577 Views


Atherton council sets special meeting Friday on allegations of improper conduct by councilman

The Atherton City Council is scheduling a special emergency meeting for 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, to look into allegations...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by down to earth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 4576 Views


MP school district seeks $178 parcel tax

Voters will be asked to help the Menlo Park City School District bridge a projected $2 million budget shortfall with a $178...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alumni Parent, on Feb 24, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 94 comments | 4575 Views


Lawsuit filed after teen struck in crosswalk on El Camino Real

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 46 comments | 4575 Views


Wiest named Atherton's new mayor

Cary Wiest, elected a little more than a year ago to the Atherton City Council, was chosen by his fellow council members...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 4572 Views


Plans for Habitat project appear dead

After hearing repeated, vociferous opposition from Belle Haven residents over plans for a Habitat for Humanity housing project,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy C., on Sep 17, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 4571 Views


Atherton council may be near deal on Little League park facilities

Menlo-Atherton Little League and the town of Atherton may be close to an agreement that will allow the sports league to build...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by LL Parent, on Jan 15, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 4570 Views
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