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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park men launch broad-based lawsuit against high-speed rail agency

The lawsuit by Morris Brown and Mike Brady, both of Menlo Park, aims to prevent construction of the high-speed rail system....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by john burrows, on Apr 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 60 comments | 2738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consolidating Menlo Park and Atherton

Both Menlo Park and Atherton are facing severe financial difficulties and both suffer from a lack of strong political leadership...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by it is what it is, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 60 comments | 3397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: A quarter-billion for Sequoia district high schools?

The coming surge in enrollment at area public high schools, particularly at Menlo-Atherton High School, is the issue driving...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Enough, on May 26, 2014 at 10:50 am | 60 comments | 7144 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Making the case for the sergeants' raise

Menlo Park recently gave a substantial pay raise to its police sergeants. This raise has been criticized by The Almanac and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Come Out Of Your Bubble, Hank, on Feb 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 2243 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 59 comments | 2844 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton video remains online despite privacy complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2010 at 6:57 am | 59 comments | 3117 Views

MENLO PARK

Two women lead charge against BevMo store

Two Menlo Park women -- Maureen Hogan and Barbara Rosasco -- made their case Monday against the BevMo chain's plan to open...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Matt, on Nov 6, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 59 comments | 3164 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council should keep hands out of Bohannon's pockets

The Menlo Park City Council thinks that the Menlo Gateway project by David Bohannon should be put up for vote. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by what if, on Jun 15, 2010 at 8:08 am | 58 comments | 2875 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Nurses plan protest at Whitman's Atherton home

Members of the California Nurses Association say that about 1,000 of them will be coming to the Atherton home of Republican...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 16, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 58 comments | 2231 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit offers Atherton council deal to resolve lawsuit

Saying he's "willing to be reasonable if you are," Atherton resident Jon Buckheit told the Atherton City Council on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 20, 2011 at 6:04 pm | 58 comments | 3590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood may cut entire library staff

Peering into a future of hard times, trustees of the Ravenswood City School District, which has schools in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 20, 2011 at 5:22 pm | 58 comments | 3288 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford-Arrillaga plan: Boon or doom?

What's worse than a string of empty car lots? Eight acres of mixed-use office space, retail and apartments, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 4, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 57 comments | 2890 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Parents push for Mandarin immersion program

With China on a path to becoming the largest economy in the world, the interest in teaching children in the United States...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Willows Parent, on Jun 11, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 57 comments | 84356 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge lets defamation lawsuit proceed against John Woodell

A judge declined to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a fire board director against John Woodell, husband of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by What the Dickens?, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 57 comments | 8033 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo bans smoking in public places

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved an ordinance banning smoking in some public places, including ATM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by e. grimley, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:55 am | 56 comments | 5545 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Cline - don't bother me with facts or public input

Menlo Park Mayor Cline has just held another secret meeting - with himself. Such a meeting is perfectly legal but unwise....

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 23, 2010 at 8:49 am | 56 comments | 2370 Views

MENLO PARK

Campaign signs go missing, and so does cell phone

Who will be elected to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) Board of Directors is not a question keeping most...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by App Idea, on Oct 23, 2011 at 11:40 pm | 56 comments | 3275 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obamacare vs shutdown

The negative impact of shutting down our national government is far greater than any negative impact which might result from...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dorr Ell, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 56 comments | 1509 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo plans to renew Team Sheeper pool contract

Team Sheeper will continue to operate the Burgess pool, and add the Belle Haven pool to its roster, under a revised contract...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:33 am | 55 comments | 3020 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief is retiring

The town of Atherton announced at 4 p.m. today (July 7) that Police Chief Mike Guerra is retiring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 55 comments | 2711 Views
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