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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Menlo Park visitor sees red over parking ticket

This an open letter to Menlo Park City Mayor Kelly Fergusson: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4988...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 29, 2007 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 3195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 2773 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Red Currant bistro opens at Allied Arts

The Red Currant bistro is open for business at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. The proprietors are Nir and Ayellet Perry,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 17, 2008 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 4187 Views

ATHERTON

What's Up with Water?

The water has been cloudy for the past few weeks. Not a big deal; it's bubbles. Within the last 24 hours, it has taken...

Original post made by LindenwoodWater on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 22, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 2688 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to meet Tuesday on upgrading town facilities

A community meeting on upgrading Atherton's town hall and other facilities is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Jennings...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by howling, on Mar 2, 2008 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian 'trees vs. solar' bill passes Senate

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to strike a balance between protecting trees and allowing solar...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by stop global warming, on Jun 21, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 2316 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain staff proposes fare hike

Caltrain is considering increasing its fares to offset fuel costs, an agency spokeswoman said Tuesday. <a href="//www.almanacnews.com/news/edit_story.php?id=2399"><LI>...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 9, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 2181 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Can cities stop a juggernaut?

It was a no-brainer for the Menlo Park and Atherton city councils to join a cost-free lawsuit challenging the route chosen...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 19, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2068 Views

OTHER TOPICS

It's the Economy!

I am amazed that the most important single news item in the world, does not register on this web site. It’s the ECONOMY! The...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 8 comments | 2104 Views

OTHER TOPICS

With a deficit like this ...

Who in their right mind would advocate spending tens of billions of dollars on high speed rail when the state is facing a...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ina Line, on Feb 7, 2009 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 2034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will locals have a seat at the table?

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=3440 posted Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 2:28 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Francesca, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 1633 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor to address 'state of city'

As Menlo Park grapples with narrowing its budget deficit, Mayor Heyward Robinson will deliver a "state of the city" address...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 7, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 1529 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor says city will consider raising tax

Taxing residents might be the best way to balance Menlo Park's budget, Mayor Heyward Robinson said in his March 10 "state...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by angela, on Mar 18, 2009 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 1589 Views

WOODSIDE

Town hears Steve Jobs' bid to demolish mansion

Woodside's Town Council heard testimony but delayed a decision Tuesday night on whether to issue a demolition permit to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by nieghbor, on May 4, 2009 at 8:31 am | 8 comments | 2277 Views

MENLO PARK

City to buy, refurbish foreclosed homes

In an attempt to stave off blight brought about by a spate of foreclosures in the low-income Belle Haven neighborhood, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mossbie, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 1541 Views

MENLO PARK

Cities in no rush to meet housing mandates

California's effort to require cities to provide their "fair share" of housing gained some muscle last month when Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 8 comments | 1522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district eyes staff pay cuts

An additional $3 million in budget cuts could lead to a shorter school year, staff furloughs and higher health insurance...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Jul 10, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 1993 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park cops nab bike-napper

An item on Craigslist led to the arrest of a suspected bicycle thief, Menlo Park police said. An undercover officer arrested...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Kenneth Cantamout, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:35 am | 8 comments | 2298 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino development clears commission

Plans for a 110,000 square-foot, 40-foot-high building at the site of an abandoned auto dealership on El Camino Real have...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 1642 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Guest opinion: Jury report off base, councilwoman says

The 2009 San Mateo County Grand Jury report on county-wide employee costs addressed a serious problem facing fiduciary stewards...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alarmed, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 4810 Views
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