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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager awaits contract renewal

City Manager Alex McIntyre's employment contract is scheduled for a renewal vote on June 2, prompting residents to offer...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Faint praise, on Jun 3, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 3464 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission meeting on Facebook development proposal

The Menlo Park Planning Commission tonight will consider a proposal by Facebook to develop its 58-acre third campus with...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Jul 19, 2015 at 9:33 pm | 13 comments | 4476 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Execs exit two top city posts

Assistant City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson will retire effective July 31 and Finance Director Drew Corbett will leave...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by The Truth, on Jul 28, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 13 comments | 3076 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park loses a fourth administrator

The city of Menlo Park has lost its fourth administrator since mid-July, with the departure of Human Resources Director Gina...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Seinfeld, on Aug 31, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 13 comments | 1708 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: When silence isn't golden

Nick Pegueros last month left his post as Portola Valley town manager under a shadow. But thanks to a new provision inserted...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Not a member, on Sep 3, 2015 at 8:18 pm | 13 comments | 2636 Views

MENLO PARK

Shameful marathon city council meeting this Tuesday

the city council agenda just came out and there are 2 whopper topics on top of a lot of other business. The topics are the...

Original post made by taxpayer and voter on Oct. 3, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Oct 10, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 13 comments | 1330 Views

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Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds' carriage house is likely doomed

The carriage house on the former Roger Reynolds Nursery site at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park will likely face demolition...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jul 22, 2016 at 9:27 am | 13 comments | 4069 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric, Wendy Schmidt to move family ventures to new Menlo Park building

Eric and Wendy Schmidt of Atherton plan to build a three-story, 25,000 square-foot office building in Menlo Park to serve...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on May 18, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 13 comments | 6818 Views

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Menlo Park: Renters' displacement not city's top priority

Menlo Park City Council members spent more than an hour Oct. 25 talking about when and how they should discuss what to do...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by think, on Nov 2, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 13 comments | 3586 Views

MENLO PARK

How big is resident displacement problem in Menlo Park?

How many residents in Menlo Park have been displaced due to rising housing costs and evictions? Considering the number of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by confused, on Nov 8, 2016 at 11:27 am | 13 comments | 4095 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Greenheart's El Camino Real project goes before Planning Commission

Greenheart Land Company's 420,000-square-foot development at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo Park will face the penultimate...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Kdurnal, on Feb 6, 2017 at 9:57 pm | 13 comments | 3414 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 3-story, mixed-use building may arise downtown

The single-story building running from 706 to 716 Santa Cruz Ave., which currently houses the Japanese restaurant Juban Yakiniku...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by popuppark, on Jan 14, 2017 at 5:08 pm | 13 comments | 3606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The letter of the law

<I> This editorial appears in the Feb. 25 issue of The Almanac.</I> It is difficult to imagine a more bitter rivalry in...

Original post made by Porter on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Urania, on Mar 9, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 13 comments | 3710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California warns Menlo Park district to raise scores for black, disadvantaged students

The schools that don't meet the minimum standards under the act are subject to "corrective action." Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by another in the willows, on Mar 25, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 13 comments | 2745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools boards vote on layoffs

Tonight, Wednesday, March 10, school boards in Portola Valley and Menlo Park are slated to vote on teacher layoffs and other...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Hillview, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 13 comments | 3267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinions: Support pours in for Measure C

Math teacher, parents urge a 'yes' vote Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9494 posted...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Plubius, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 13 comments | 4123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest High School Flies the Flag of Mexico

Friday afternoon/ Sept. 16 the flag pole at Everest High School, of Sequoia Union High School District, was flying what appeared...

Original post made by Carol Collins on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 13 comments | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools take safety precautions

Local schools reacted quickly to reassure parents they are taking precautions to prevent a tragedy like the one that happened...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 13 comments | 3447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin charter backers appeal to county board of education

The group trying to establish a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District has appealed to...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Dec 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 13 comments | 4876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report Card from Redwood City School District

I received this mailing yesterday. These mailings are not cheap. How much did it cost, and to whom was it mailed? Is this...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 24, 2016 at 2:49 pm | 13 comments | 723 Views
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