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MENLO PARK

Pension reform may be delayed a year or more

The celebratory buzz that followed the passage of Measure L by a whopping 72 percent of voters in November died down in...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 6, 2011 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 5246 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Private clubs fight over public pools

While the Menlo Park City Council could approve a new aquatics contract on Tuesday night, March 1, the dissension over pool...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 31 comments | 5733 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilwoman to pay for D.C. trip -- for now

No stranger to raising eyebrows, Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson did it again when she mentioned staying at a $400...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 7, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 31 comments | 5765 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park forges ahead with plan changes

The desire to make the El Camino Real/downtown specific plan process as comprehensive as possible boxed the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by fox is in the coop, on Dec 23, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 31 comments | 7658 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative supporters critique consultant's analysis

The backers of an initiative to change the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan have released their take on a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 6556 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs downtown housing-commercial complex

Menlo Park's Planning Commission has approved the first mixed housing and commercial project under the downtown-El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Make Your Voice Heard!, on Sep 1, 2015 at 10:21 am | 31 comments | 9469 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park has funds to start Middle Avenue tunnel design

The city of Menlo Park now has the funds to begin preliminary engineering work on a pedestrian and bicycle tunnel that would...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Aaron, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:32 am | 31 comments | 7695 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's neighborhood-blasting alarm system

Facebook has equipped its newest building with an extremely unpleasant feature: a booming alarm system that’s a combination...

Original post made by sie on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by Practical Advice, on Jul 1, 2018 at 12:24 pm | 31 comments | 3339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Ken Ranella to retire in June

Ken Ranella, superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will retire effective June 30, he announced in an e-mail...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by And also ps, on Jun 16, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 31 comments | 8988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New east-west bike route trial moves forward

Who knew that a proposal to add some white paint on some roads could induce at least 20 people to wait through hours of...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Apr 30, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 31 comments | 8220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Talk: How to make 'safe routes to school' happen

Jen Wolosin, founder of Parents for Safe Routes, will give a talk, "Between Home and School: Why Safe Routes Matter and How...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jen Wolosin, on Sep 28, 2017 at 11:17 pm | 31 comments | 5008 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Troubled by two serious bike accidents

Last week's Almanac contained two more tragic stories of cyclist deaths due to apparently careless car driving. Beyond the...

Original post made by Tim Rochte on Jun. 11, 2007
Last comment by walker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 8:44 pm | 31 comments | 8592 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Governor signs California Dream Act

One day before the Oct. 9 deadline to approve or veto a bill that would allow undocumented students to receive public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:55 am | 31 comments | 5071 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Donald Trump flip flops on the Ku Klux Klan

After a Ku Klux Klan leader endorsed Donald Trump and KKK members started showing up at Donald Trump events, Donald Trump...

Original post made by Donald on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Dale Creak, on Mar 15, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 31 comments | 2500 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bully goes to Mexico, cowers, lies about talks, comes home and blusters through "speech"

Trump is just an embarrassment to conservatism - I am changing my registration. He campaigns on Mexico paying for the...

Original post made by I'm too old for this on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Yes suh, on Dec 26, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 31 comments | 2388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: City employees should volunteer pay cuts

The expression "Biting the hand that feeds you" comes to mind in today's world when our governments are looking to the taxpayers...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Get it straight, on Mar 20, 2009 at 6:59 pm | 31 comments | 4460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pranksters' robo-call delays M-A's opening

Families in the Menlo-Atherton High School community received an early morning automated call on Friday, May 29, saying...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, Inc., on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 31 comments | 8474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mediation fails to restart talks between Menlo district, firefighters

The March 25 mediation session between the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and its firefighters ended in fizzled hopes...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:31 am | 31 comments | 4256 Views

AROUND TOWN

How much we owe to those who serve us

Remember every day those who serve us without question or hesitation: http://news.yahoo.com/elite-group-of-9-11-first-responders-still-battling-illness.html...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Aug 27, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 31 comments | 4040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neither cyclist nor truck driver found at fault

The full and final report on the death of Lauren Ward, 47, of Los Altos Hills will likely remain unavailable to the public,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 3, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 31 comments | 5749 Views
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