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MENLO PARK

Blueprint for change in Menlo Park?

The following was published as a guest opinion by Martin Engel in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: By Martin Engel A...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 2, 2007 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 6022 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans and Whistleblower's statement false financials.

These allegations should be very easy to verify. Note Mike Scanlon is a very busy man with many hats in San Mateo County,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 12, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 6022 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's first recycled water system to keep golf course green

A project by West Bay Sanitary District to build the first recycled water system in Menlo Park could enable the district...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Jan 7, 2018 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 6021 Views

AROUND TOWN

A headmaster hangs up the chalk after 20 years of transformation

It was mid-afternoon on a glorious day -- sunny, mild, the air fragrant with spring. But on the Menlo School campus, Norman...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 6021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-city fireworks summit examines enforcement, culture change

Loud explosions on East Palo Alto's city streets formed a backdrop for a public meeting on Monday night as leaders from three...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Murican made, on Jul 5, 2020 at 10:07 am | 12 comments | 6021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College board puts $564M bond measure on ballot

A measure that would raise $564 million for community college facilities will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 24, 2011 at 8:00 am | 12 comments | 6020 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election 2014: Open space district seeks voter OK for $300M bond measure

If two-thirds of voters approve Measure AA, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District will be able to issue up to $300...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 16, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 6020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury trial for former sheriff's deputy, candidate postponed to Nov. 12

Juan Pablo Lopez, a former deputy with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, was granted a postponement of a jury trial...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Keep Us Posted!, on Jan 10, 2020 at 8:58 am | 46 comments | 6019 Views

ATHERTON

Is the recall still on?

I haven't heard a word about the recall of Kathy McKeithen in ages. What happened? Did those people get bored and give up...

Original post made by Baffled in Lindenwood on Nov. 6, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6019 Views

WOODSIDE

Doctors miss Lyme disease diagnosis

Ten years ago, I had what would become a critically important conversation with an older woman, also a former trail runner....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Robin1237, on Mar 23, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 6019 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park, Atherton councils meet over emergency responses and traffic

Menlo Park and Atherton may share a border, but it wasn't until last evening (Sept. 24) that the two city councils governing...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Lyle Lanley, on Sep 30, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 6018 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Contact Ruskin with chloramine symptom information

The following letter by Rita Solk was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 issue: Editor: Thank you for your Dec. 27 coverage...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6018 Views

ATHERTON

Judge OKs release of report on Atherton's fired finance chief

The investigator's report that led to Atherton Finance Director John Johns being fired must be released to the public, San...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 6017 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Leadership in Atherton

I have lived in Atherton for more than 18 years and have been involved with its civic affairs long before I was elected to...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Claims, on Feb 13, 2012 at 10:39 am | 28 comments | 6017 Views

MENLO PARK

Yet another developer taking the low road

In looking at the 10/24 agenda of the Menlo Park City Council found at: http://service.govdelivery.com/docs/CAMENLO/CAMENLO_35/CAMENLO_35_20061024_en.pdf Item...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Oct. 30, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6016 Views

MENLO PARK

Su Hong: a work in progress?

Su Hong regulars, don't despair. Bee King, owner of the venerable Chinese restaurant at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jill, on Oct 15, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 6015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helen Hausman to retire from community college board

Atherton resident Helen Hausman, a trustee of the San Mateo County Community College District for 23 years, plans to retire...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Apr 16, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments | 6015 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District $1.35 Million subsidy of Children's Health Initiative revisited

Below is a link to the minutes of the Sequoia Healthcare District at which they first approved the Children's Health Initiative...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 6015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district to train six teams to use camera-equipped drone

If you're flying a remote-control plastic helicopter, even one with four rotors, one thing you probably want to avoid is...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 19, 2015 at 9:50 am | 13 comments | 6015 Views

ATHERTON

Grand jury: Cities like contracted police services

Three cities that have contracted with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office for police services report significant costs...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:00 pm | 24 comments | 6015 Views
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