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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Crunching the numbers on funding our schools

We went house hunting years ago with a fixed budget. We looked at similarly priced houses in six local school districts....

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Feb 2, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 75 comments | 3874 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Janet Medlin, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 74 comments | 5644 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council will review Stanford plan April 16

Stanford University said it will have the latest revision of its proposed eight-acre mixed-used complex ready next week --...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 11, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 74 comments | 6314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Concern over church use of council chambers

The following letter was addressed to the members of the Menlo Park City Council: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5558...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 29, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 74 comments | 12858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Changes underway at Ravenswood and Alma intersection

A six-month trial of changes to the Alma Street-Ravenswood Avenue intersection starts this week, according to the city of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by concerned resident, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:54 am | 74 comments | 7682 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside resident Joy Covey killed in bicycle-van collision on Skyline Boulevard

Joy Covey, a former CFO of Amazon and a Woodside resident, was killed Wednesday (Sept. 18) when the bicycle she was riding...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 7, 2013 at 9:17 am | 74 comments | 36537 Views

OTHER TOPICS

FDR's Ghost Is Smiling on Wisconsin's Governor

Somewhere, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is grinning past his cigarette holder at Wisconsin's governor. They are on the same...

Original post made by Patrick McIlheran on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Legal Defense Fund, on Jun 22, 2014 at 7:52 pm | 73 comments | 5133 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Over 2 million have signed a Change.Org Petition - Electoral College: Make Hillary Clinton President on December 19

Over 2 million have signed a Change.Org Petition - Electoral College: Make Hillary Clinton President on December 19 LINK:...

Original post made by Drastic Dangers Require Drastic Action on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by JKW, on Nov 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 73 comments | 3410 Views

MENLO PARK

Opponents of Stanford project push for review of Menlo Park specific plan

Save Menlo, a grassroots group opposed to Stanford University's proposal to build an eight-acre mixed use complex in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 72 comments | 3068 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church votes to change denominations

Spirits were uplifted and hearts were broken after the tally for Menlo Park Presbyterian Church's vote on whether to change...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Joe67, on Mar 13, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 72 comments | 18721 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver killed by train in Menlo Park is identifed

Caltrain has identified the victim of the fatal accident on Monday, Feb. 23, at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Feb 26, 2015 at 7:21 pm | 72 comments | 11642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A reluctant 'no' recommendation on parcel tax measures

The Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax measures contain a fatal flaw: They have no sunset clause, and that's why...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 1, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 72 comments | 5548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals seek meeting with FAA over Surf Air, which added 10 round-trip flights this week

Local officials have requested Federal Aviation Administration representatives meet with them to discuss noise from Surf...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 72 comments | 6025 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chris Metthews Says the Democrats Could Well Lose 10 Senate Seats in the 2014 Midterm Election

MSNBC , the Public Relations Arm of the White House, has Chris Matthews waving the White Flag of surrender for the 2014 midterm...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by 'Murican citizens, on Apr 8, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 71 comments | 3186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are 30 people allowed to gridlock El Camino every day?

Menlo Park is the only jurisdiction south of Highway 84 that devotes one of the three lanes of ECR to parking - allowing...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 18, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 71 comments | 5056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Bicyclist anti-harassment law under consideration

Menlo Park is considering whether to implement a bicyclist anti-harassment ordinance at the request of the Bicycle Commission,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 71 comments | 8839 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton wants councilman dropped from lawsuit

The attorney defending Atherton and City Councilman Jerry Carlson in a federal lawsuit filed by Jon Buckheit is attempting...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 19, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 71 comments | 5089 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park paid consultant to draft talking points, letters to editor on Measure M

Invoices show that the city of Menlo Park paid $5,125 to a consultant for drafting talking points, letters to the editor...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cool, calm, collected, on Nov 12, 2014 at 10:32 am | 70 comments | 5608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Safety at Laurel Elementary School

Is bike safety for children really an issue? To many people it is not, because they feel it is not safe for children to bike...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Manfred Kopisch, on Jun 14, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 70 comments | 9543 Views

OTHER TOPICS

215,000 jobs. Bush recession finally over?

After 800,000 jobs lost in December 2008, the United States has 58th consecutive month of overall job growth in July, the...

Original post made by Katy H on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by June, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:27 am | 70 comments | 2944 Views
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