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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council holds special meeting on how to write initiative ballot argument

With the Aug. 15 deadline fast approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will meet tonight (Aug. 6) to clarify who will write...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 3881 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 | 6607 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's long-term stay tied to benefit deal

Facebook may at times feel as if everyone in Menlo Park expects a helping hand from the social networking giant. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by money, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 32 comments | 3230 Views

MENLO PARK

Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalk plan approved

The Menlo Park City Council has approved a plan to install sidewalks along Santa Cruz Avenue between Olive Street at Hillview...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by facts?, on Mar 20, 2015 at 11:05 am | 32 comments | 4027 Views

MENLO PARK

Transitional kindergarten debate: Required or not?

In June 2012 Phil and Christie Kiekhaefer moved from Redwood City to Menlo Park, downsizing their family of four into a tiny...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Test Score Watcher, on Oct 30, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 32 comments | 19999 Views

ATHERTON

Mystery surrounds status of Atherton's City Manager John Danielson.

In a recent article in another major newspaper Bonnie Eslinger appears to raise more questions than answers. Why? Forced...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 25, 2011 at 11:53 am | 32 comments | 2523 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: The food truck conundrum

Although we are sympathetic to the concerns of unfair competition raised by some Menlo Park restaurant owners, we do not...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by ann haley, on Jan 15, 2014 at 10:15 am | 32 comments | 19304 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed rail: Is this what you voted for?

New business plan for high-speed rail project raises new questions and leaves old ones unanswered, rail watchers say. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulock, on Dec 24, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 32 comments | 2163 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council sends pension initiative to ballot

Menlo Park voters will see a ballot initiative in the November election on pension reform, now that the City Council has...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bug Off Right Wingers, on May 24, 2010 at 9:13 am | 32 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

Employees at four Menlo Park businesses fell for the police department's minor decoy trap on Saturday (Aug. 28). Read...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Exactly, on Sep 2, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 32 comments | 2581 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Council needs to trust the process

Menlo Park City Council members have repeatedly promised to respect the El Camino/Downtown Visioning community process, however...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by truth, on May 3, 2009 at 12:00 am | 32 comments | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council approves Louise Street abandonment

The fight over Louise Street may head to the courts, which is where some Menlo Park City Council members appear to think...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 32 comments | 5544 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon doesn't agree to share profit with city

Land developer David Bohannon has reiterated his company's refusal to engage in a profit-sharing plan with the city of Menlo...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by logic dictates, on May 25, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 32 comments | 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Religious event ignites debate

As the debate continues over whether it was appropriate for a religious event to be held in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by Good For A Laugh, on Feb 2, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 32 comments | 3923 Views

MENLO PARK

School district needs to win over city on Hillview

Are school district officials going to have a hard time getting Menlo Park's support for the Hillview Middle School project?...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Happy GAIS Parent, on Feb 23, 2011 at 12:14 am | 32 comments | 2829 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo holds long-distance town hall

Nearly 7,000 people listened to a telephone town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, on Tuesday night (Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Constituent, on Nov 2, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 32 comments | 2367 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rep. Anna Eshoo endorses Obama; decision 'moves beyond gender or race'

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Her announcement today...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Isa Marcus, on May 25, 2008 at 11:53 am | 32 comments | 4371 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Should Menlo Park build a downtown parking garage?

As a regular visitor to downtown Menlo Park, I generally find a convenient parking space in just a few minutes, so for me,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Apr 6, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 32 comments | 1117 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Mayor Widmer Misreads Again on Employee Furlough and Compensation Reductions

The title of the Agenda does not state the item is for reductions and furloughs. Mayor Widmer after the Measure F vote...

Original post made by Atherton Council Misread on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by long time resident, on Dec 19, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 32 comments | 2528 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit must pay county attorney fees

Atherton resident Jon Buckheit must pay San Mateo County $145,434 in attorney fees, a judge has ruled after agreeing with...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 32 comments | 8690 Views
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