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MENLO PARK

Exaggerated traffic claims against Measure T -- NO!

In today's Almanac (10/20/2010) is a letter from Planning Commissioner Katie FerricK: It reads: ------------- Exaggerated...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by narnia, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:33 am | 54 comments | 3216 Views

MENLO PARK

Elementary school consolidation - an idea whose time has come?

The Almanac reports that one more leader adds his name to the consolidation of our elementary schools: Before casting...

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 23, 2011 at 8:32 am | 54 comments | 4902 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Measure M in Menlo Park

It's not over until it's over, and in Menlo Park, that may be never. The downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, which determines...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 15, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 54 comments | 4289 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Circus Club watering fields at 11am

Can someone please explain what Menlo Circus Club is doing watering their grass polo fields at 11am on Tuesday 6/16? I am...

Original post made by Please Save Water on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Circus Club Misusing Water?, on Jun 29, 2015 at 8:15 am | 54 comments | 3343 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district ponders parcel tax increase

With a chunk of the parcel tax received by the Menlo Park City School District due to disappear at the end of June 2017,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 54 comments | 4626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

In its oft-thwarted efforts to find a home in Redwood City, officials of Everest (charter) Public High School have invoked...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Go Everest, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:08 am | 54 comments | 6133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterflies and Edgewood Park

Bill Korbholz is an Edgewood Park volunteer who leads tours and works to advance the survival prospects of the endangered...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 21, 2016 at 10:57 am | 54 comments | 4915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Press Support for Eric Holder waning

Eric Holder has scheduled an off the record press conference regarding the abuse of the IRS that is being boycotted by: 1....

Original post made by Menlo Observer on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Dumb?, on Dec 27, 2016 at 12:44 am | 54 comments | 3566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor's water-reduction mandate could hit hard locally

Gov. Jerry Brown's new order to reduce water consumption by 25 percent could have an unusually high impact on local households....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 54 comments | 7641 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police report investigation stalled

Seven months have passed since Atherton's police chief asked the San Mateo County district attorney to investigate the charge...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 54 comments | 5159 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson leads in MP election fundraising

Kelly Fergusson has opened a wide lead in both fundraising and spending in the race for two seats on the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by 2Shay, on Nov 3, 2008 at 4:44 pm | 53 comments | 3490 Views

MENLO PARK

Report calls Stanford traffic mitigation for Menlo Park 'intolerable'

A report drafted by the transportation commission calls the inequity between the $8.3 million Stanford has proposed giving...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 29, 2011 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 4000 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Officer, mom disagree about letting child walk home alone

Everyone agrees on the basic facts: A fourth-grade boy was walking home alone from Encinal Elementary School on Sept. 11....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Victor B., on Sep 18, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 53 comments | 11263 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission recommends bike lanes, no third lane on El Camino Real

Given a choice of three options or leaving El Camino Real alone, the Menlo Park Planning Commission gave a unanimous thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sal, on May 4, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 53 comments | 5593 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 5885 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time to say yes to a more vibrant Menlo Park

I love living in Menlo Park. But I can't help but imagine ways in which Menlo Park could be even better — more livable,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 22, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 53 comments | 3221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax measure passes with 78 percent voter approval

A $360 parcel tax measure in the Menlo Park City School District was approved by 78 percent of voters, county election officials...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 17, 2017 at 9:59 am | 53 comments | 6757 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Will voters weigh in on future of Sequoia Healthcare District?

One race in the Nov. 4 election has the potential to correct what some see as a miscarriage of the democratic process. But...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 3, 2016 at 11:49 am | 53 comments | 3281 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 6183 Views

AROUND TOWN

The unfiring of a Menlo Park police officer

Questions linger months after the Almanac broke the story about the arrest, firing and reinstatement of veteran Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by b.giles, on Jun 19, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 53 comments | 20115 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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