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Atherton kidnapper will be paroled

Richard Schoenfeld, who grew up in Atherton and was imprisoned for nearly 36 years on a 1976 conviction for the kidnapping...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by victims rights, on Jun 19, 2012 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 2086 Views


Were taxpayers subsidizing builders?

Somewhat lost in the hubbub over the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to increase fees at the Menlo Children's Center...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Dec 17, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 2085 Views


Perceived benefits a fantasy, critics say

Critics have argued that perceived benefits associated with the Bohannon project are based on wishful thinking. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Yes sir!, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 2085 Views


Steve Jobs wins 6-1 vote for demolition permit

The Woodside Town Council, on a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, directed town staff to prepare a demolition permit that will allow...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 2085 Views


Councilman fails in bids for regional seats

At the Dec. 18 meeting of the San Mateo County Council of Cities, Menlo Park Councilman Heyward Robinson failed in bids to...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Owl, on Dec 29, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 16 comments | 2084 Views


'Rabbit Dating Game'

Meet Christopher, sure to be a coveted bachelor this Saturday, May 9, during "The Rabbit Dating Game," our version of the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Incorrect Date!, on May 8, 2015 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 2084 Views


Menlo Gateway -- Bohannon Towers project in the M2

In a Viewpoint article printed in the Sept 9th, Almanac this article appeared: Bohannon project would generate much-needed...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2083 Views


The wilder side of redistricting

A proposed state redistricting plan has added some interesting dynamics to the political representation in the Almanac's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:23 am | 2 comments | 2083 Views


Another Jackling house friend goes on the record

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has sent a letter to the Woodside Town Council underscoring its support for...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 26, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 18 comments | 2083 Views


Sunday: Scouts bring back soap box derby

Spectators are invited to cheer on members of Menlo Park Boy Scout Troop 222 taking part in a soap box derby at 1 p.m. Sunday,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by TOM H, on Feb 11, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 2083 Views


Jerry Carlson's parting manipulation

Jerry Carlson's cynical character came to the fore on June 19, with his "dead hand" maneuver passing the vice mayor's...

Original post made by Atherton Observer on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 2083 Views


Like it or not, costs for services are rising

As Menlo Park residents struggle to cope with the effects of the economic recession, fees for basic and not-so-basic city...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Apr 7, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 22 comments | 2082 Views


Does anyone know what happened at the transportation commission meeting last Friday?

Hello, The transportation commission meeting was not available online last week and it appears that the city has not posted...

Original post made by Jason on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 12 comments | 2082 Views


USGS cancels March lecture due to budget cuts

The U.S. Geological Survey has canceled its March 28 lecture, "Preparing for California Climate Change," because the speaker...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 15, 2013 at 8:20 am | 8 comments | 2082 Views


Yes on M saves the specific plan; no on M implodes it

• Unless restricted by Measure M, Greenheart and Stanford seek to develop over 80% of the Plan maximum non-residential...

Original post made by George c. Fisher on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by undecided on M, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 37 comments | 2081 Views


Orionid meteor shower

The Orionid meteor shower was the cause of the Wed evening boom. The boom was likely from a meteor as it "fireballed" and...

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2081 Views


Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 2081 Views


Rehab facility near Woodside wins commission's OK

The San Mateo County Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2081 Views


For some, gym decision pitted athletes v. library patrons

Menlo Park's decision to place a new gymnasium near the library in the Civic Center complex has set up an opposition reminiscent...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Aug 4, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 5 comments | 2080 Views


Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan - The Forgotten Issue

On Monday, June 6, the Menlo Park Planning Commission will take up and discuss the Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan Environmental...

Original post made by Raymond Mueller on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2080 Views
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