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MENLO PARK

Money trickles into Menlo council campaigns

The six Menlo Park City Council candidates disclosed the state of their campaign finances this week, covering donations and...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Upper Middle Class, on Oct 12, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 18 comments | 2329 Views

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Sinfully good angel food cakes

Espresso-chip cake topped with bittersweet chocolate ganache. Lime coconut cake with coconut frosting. Rosewater cake with...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Oct 11, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 3427 Views

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Measures better funded than council campaigns

How much are people willing to spend on Measure T and Measure L? More than they're willing to invest in the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charles, on Oct 25, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 1760 Views

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Six vie for three seats on Menlo Park City Council

Four years ago, six candidates vied for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council, and this year is no different. But breaking...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Council Watcher, on Oct 12, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

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Editorial endorsements

<B>Menlo Park City Council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10262 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 15, 2010 at 11:33 pm | 15 comments | 2173 Views

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Tea Party for three Menlo candidates

As the Nov. 2 elections approach, hype flies fast and furious, and so do the innuendos. Former Menlo Park mayor Gail Slocum...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by serial voter, on Oct 16, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 47 comments | 3029 Views

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Menlo Park's new gym opens Saturday

The community gets its first tour of the Arrillaga Family Gymnasium on Saturday, Oct. 16, when the city hosts a grand opening...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 16, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 1894 Views

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Voter's Guide: Six vie for three seats on Menlo Park City Council

Four years ago, six candidates vied for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council, and this year is no different. But breaking...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Almanac Lover, on Oct 18, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 1958 Views

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Voter's Guide: Measure L for "Limit" on pension benefits

Public employee pension plans garnered nationwide attention as the recession chipped away at city financial reserves, and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Oct 19, 2010 at 5:54 am | 5 comments | 1786 Views

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Voter's Guide: Measure T would allow Bohannon to build office-hotel complex

Measure T, the Bohannon Menlo Gateway project, is the ballot measure that almost wasn't. Despite the 4-1 vote by the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by No More No Birds, on Oct 17, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 6 comments | 2165 Views

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Bohannon vs. Bernstein: Menlo politics inspire hit pieces

Politicians aspire to stand out during campaign season. One way to do that? Mention "sabotage" during a public forum while...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Boohannon, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 26 comments | 2697 Views

MENLO PARK

Correction

In the Voter's Guide that ran in the Oct. 13 issue, The Almanac reported that incumbent Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by looking on, on Oct 19, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 1501 Views

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Menlo council's interminable plans for Terminal Avenue

Twenty-two Habitat for Humanity homes, or 1.5 acres for Beechwood School? That's the question the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by MP Rep, on Nov 18, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 1967 Views

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Hit-and-run driver pleads no contest

The driver who hit a motorcyclist in Menlo Park, then fled the scene despite the victim begging for help, pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Oct 20, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 5 comments | 1692 Views

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Menlo Park woman fulfills dream to open art gallery in San Francisco

After 20 years in medical start-up companies, including Intuitive Surgical and EndroGastric Solutions, Joan McLoughlin of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tammy, on Oct 21, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 3191 Views

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Bohannon increases Measure T donations

Thanks to developer David Bohannon, financial support skyrocketed for Measure T, the ballot measure that would allow the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Oct 25, 2010 at 8:54 am | 20 comments | 1799 Views

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New leader in Menlo council campaign financing

The six Menlo Park City Council candidates again disclosed the state of their campaign finances this week, reporting donations...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Angelo Dundee, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 1842 Views

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'No on L' campaign finance report

According to an SEIU spokesman, the "No on Measure L" committee planned to file its eagerly anticipated financial disclosure...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by believers, on Oct 26, 2010 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 1658 Views

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Trial starts for Menlo Park preschool director charged with harassing teen

The 55-year-old former director of Menlo Park's Belle Haven childcare center charged with harassing the teenage daughter...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pinky, on Oct 26, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1402 Views

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Fight for Menlo Park pool contract

The rivalry between two Menlo Park swim clubs has splashed beyond the pool, as Team Sheeper and SOLO Aquatics attempt to...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by MKC, on Nov 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 47 comments | 8053 Views
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