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MENLO PARK

Letter: Council criticized for considering 'water grab'

I see that Menlo Park City Council member Kirsten Keith, up for re-election, held a $1,000-a-plate fundraiser at the Sharon...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 2, 2014 at 9:24 am | 6 comments | 252 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

30-year engagement for Iris Harrell, Ann Benson

A local lesbian couple prepares for a walk down the aisle after the California Supreme Court clears the way. <a href="//www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2427">...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 32 comments | 3631 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Measure M debate: council control

Measure M includes a provision requiring voters to approve any changes to what the measure puts into place, as well as any...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 202 comments | 4442 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing in mixed-use projects can count toward state housing requirement

Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Oct 1, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: No easy solution for troublesome Mountain Home Road crossing

Students at Woodside Elementary School are using new and improved crosswalks in front of the school, but still to come this...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Oct 1, 2014 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 187 Views

MENLO PARK

Does Stanford need or deserve a $37 million dollar property tax reduction?

(Also appearing in the print edition of the Almanac just out (Oct 1st, 2014) -------------- Does Stanford need or deserve...

Original post made by morris brown on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by retired teacher, on Oct 1, 2014 at 7:00 am | 9 comments | 268 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New features for Town Square

We are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. Some of the changes are new editing tools...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Sep 30, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 568 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents: Surf Air noise problem getting worse; new meeting set

Last December local residents who live under the flight path of Surf Air, a new airline whose passengers pay one monthly...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 30, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Group celebrates completion of El Camino Real tree project

It's easy to take the 350 graceful trees lining El Camino Real in Menlo Park for granted, but the green vistas only came...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 30, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 9 comments | 1795 Views

MENLO PARK

City Council "special meeting" for tonight (9/30/2014) -- rescheduled

see: http://ccin.menlopark.org:81/8391.html The City Council Special Meeting originally scheduled for September 30,...

Original post made by morris brown on Sep. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 134 Views

MENLO PARK

No on M gathering

Menlo Park Deserves Better -- also known as the "No on Measure M" coalition -- is hosting a community gathering on Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Arrillaga?, on Sep 30, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 18 comments | 2134 Views

MENLO PARK

Peter Carpenter-- City Council in control...

In a separate thread, Peter Carpenter wrote the following, which is copied below. His thread allows only registered uses...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by bill turner, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 159 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council in control and in charge on Stanford project

Here is the CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA for 30 Sept: B. SPECIAL BUSINESS B1. Staff presentation regarding the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 30, 2014 at 6:36 am | 1 comment | 124 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three of five candidates want to change healthcare district

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District in the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Of course Jack is right, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 22 comments | 2022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

14 graduate from Woodland School

<I>Submitted by Anita Grossman of Woodland School.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2013/08/14/14-graduate-from-woodland-school...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 70 Views

WOODSIDE

Looking back

Civic protest was a presence at the 1957 May Day parade in Woodside. These kids were protesting the proposed construction...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 28, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 472 Views

MENLO PARK

How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Lynn, on Sep 28, 2014 at 7:58 pm | 9 comments | 6438 Views

MENLO PARK

Parents, I Almost Ran Your Children Down

When I was in the Allied Arts neighborhood the other day, I almost mowed down two young cyclists who looked like brothers....

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 198 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Myth of Arctic Meltdown

Seven years after Al Gore's 'the sky is falling' warning, Arctic ice cap has expanded for second year in row. An area twice...

Original post made by Northern Exposure on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Treblig, on Sep 27, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 24 comments | 424 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton volunteers rebuild plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mary S, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 15 comments | 4160 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 2,790 views

WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,730 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,316 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 38 comments | 1,594 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 7 comments | 297 views