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MENLO PARK

Consultants want $225K more for ECR Downtown Specific Plan Moneypit

It is endless, on top of the nearly $ 900,000 the city has already paid the consultants working on this project, the staff...

Original post made by Roxie Rorapaugh on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by baby, meet bathwater, on Dec 12, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 6 comments | 3958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Exotic cars and croissants in Menlo Park

Menlo Park may seem like an odd location for an exotic car show, given the city's predilection for biking, walking and other...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 6 comments | 3958 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on leash on Coalmine Ridge

In response to Leashed dogs on Coalmine Ridge Tails , The Almanac 6/6/07, I would like to say that I am distressed at the...

Original post made by caeol jacobs on Jun. 9, 2007
Last comment by isa, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:09 am | 8 comments | 3957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park police select officer for Facebook-funded position

What was described as a "win win win" is now a "win win win win" situation, at least for one Menlo Park police officer. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 3957 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposal

Saying that a recently released traffic analysis concluded that the Stanford Arrillaga complex proposed at 500 El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 38 comments | 3954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Menlo Park school board to fill vacant seat; five apply

Five residents of the Menlo Park City School District have applied for appointment to the vacant seat on the school board,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by No Contest, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 3953 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe faces uncertain future

The Willows neighborhood may need to fight for Cafe Zoe, a popular community hangout, as the landlord of Menalto Corners...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by boxer, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 3952 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit regulations approved

If you live on a lot in Menlo Park that's at least 6,000 square feet and meets some other requirements, including setbacks,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 21, 2014 at 8:05 am | 10 comments | 3952 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

State legislation would require restaurants to post calorie content of meals in plain view

<I>This press release was submitted by State Sen. Carole Migden:</I> SACRAMENTO—New legislation introduced by State Senator...

Original post made by Checkout on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Eatin Good in the Neighborhood, on Apr 19, 2007 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 3949 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed to "opt...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by volunteer, on Feb 20, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 13 comments | 3949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Global Volunteers: a chance to give back

<B>About the author:</I></B> Amy Pinkus, 13, of Woodside, is an eighth-grader at Woodside School. The daughter of Gary and...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Peru Enthusiast (Perusiast), on Apr 28, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 7 comments | 3947 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

What does it mean to you to have Roberts market in Portola Valley?

In this week's Almanac, the lead story on page 5 broke the news that George Roberts, owner of Roberts Market & Liquors in...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by therese, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 10 comments | 3944 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 | 3944 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo College student pleads no contest to drug charges

More jail time and three years of probation are ahead for a former Menlo College student after he pleaded no contest to a...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by prison gardens bloom money, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 3943 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Staff compensation cuts OKd, but council likely to reconsider next month

The vote may have been unanimous, but the outcome of the Atherton City Council's approval last night (Nov. 28) of compensation...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Truthful Reporting, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 3942 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The perfect rootbeer float

Is Ladera the place to go for the best rootbeer floats? I'm a bit of rootbeer float snob, having spent a large portion...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Sandra Geenen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 3941 Views

AROUND TOWN

School Teacher victim description of some San Mateo County Deputies

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Brandon Hatt arrested and charged with Grand Theft. The victim Jesse Mathews a school teacher...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Holly L., on Dec 6, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 18 comments | 3940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanretty expresses 'extreme remorse' for stealing from schools; heads to state prison

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) Tim Hanretty, former Portola Valley School District Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by still reeling, on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 3939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Conclusive testimony on artificial turf left out

In last week's otherwise fine article regarding Portola Valley's Town Council rejection of an expensive consultant study...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Socrates, on Mar 31, 2008 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 3938 Views

MENLO PARK

New Pilates studio opens in Menlo Park

Those looking to work the kinks out of their backs after a long day at work now have a new exercise studio to check out....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by show me the money, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 3937 Views
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