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New law defines 'safe distance' for motorists passing bicyclists

A new state law sets 3 feet as a "safe distance" for vehicles passing bicyclists on the road. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, 11 minutes ago | 8 comments | 206 Views


Officers again target traffic-law violators in Atherton, Menlo

Motorcycle officers return to Atherton and Menlo Park on Wednesday, Sept. 17, to ticket traffic violators in another special...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by AME, 19 minutes ago | 3 comments | 608 Views


Democrat Lobbyist predicts substantial gains for the GOP

Neil Dhillon, a Democratic lobbyist and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the U.S. Department of...

Original post made by Mid Term Elections on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by ol MacDonald, 3 hours ago | 83 comments | 1572 Views


The best of all worlds

What's a "marketbar?" Please, let it be not another pricey, erratic new eatery that's trendier than thou and louder than...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sam, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 1894 Views


A Measure M debate: council control

Measure M includes a provision requiring voters to approve any changes to what the measure puts into place, as well as any...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by fact checker, 4 hours ago | 11 comments | 202 Views


Menlo Park: Officer, mom disagree about letting child walk home alone

Everyone agrees on the basic facts: A fourth-grade boy was walking home alone from Encinal Elementary School on Sept. 11....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by stevlevin, 14 hours ago | 50 comments | 4336 Views


Letter: What Measure M will mean for Menlo

As a member of the Planning Commission for six years and an active participant in the specific plan process, I am greatly...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Meno Park, 15 hours ago | 59 comments | 1630 Views


Atherton: Reverse outsourcing, at least for two employees?

Atherton's City Council will consider making two current part-time contract jobs into full-time town positions when it meets...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Expect More?, 16 hours ago | 7 comments | 729 Views


Letter: Measure M is in the spirit of democracy

Definition of an Initiative: allows the people to bypass the legislators and propose a new statute, ordinance, or constitutional...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 16 hours ago | 5 comments | 114 Views


Letter: Measure M and balanced development

Contrary to what Mickie Winkler claims in her September 3 letter to the Almanac's editor, Measure M does, in fact, uphold...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 16 hours ago | 10 comments | 182 Views


Tonight: Menlo Park council may buy duplexes for city

Menlo Park may pay $1.12 million for two duplexes, at 1175 and 1177 Willow Road, to potentially use as below-market-rate...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by xy, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 308 Views


Motorcycle cops issue 82 tickets for 'distracted driving' in Atherton, Menlo Park

Officers on motorcycle patrols in Atherton and Menlo Park issued 76 tickets to drivers using cellphones illegally and six...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Elena, 22 hours ago | 12 comments | 1876 Views


Mandarin immersion charter school petitions Menlo Park district for approval

Supporters of a new charter school in the Menlo Park City School District that would teach many of its classes in Mandarin...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 490 Views


Keith losing endorsements

Not only was Kirsten Keith, who is running again for MP council, unable to obtain the endorsement of the local Democratic...

Original post made by lost endorsements on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Good for her, on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:16 am | 4 comments | 205 Views


San Mateo Democratic Party Endorses Rich Cline

This evening the San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee chose to endorse only one candidate in the Menlo Park City...

Original post made by Politico on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:03 am | 14 comments | 377 Views


Portola Valley residents report seeing mountain lion in backyard

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a Friday night mountain lion sighting in Portola...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by West Atherton resident, on Sep 15, 2014 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 1419 Views


Anton Menlo gets ready for construction of 394 apartments

Developer St. Anton Partners has cleared 10 acres of land at 3639 Haven Ave., off Marsh Road, in Menlo Park in preparation...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Sep 15, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 15 comments | 1977 Views


Woodside report: Mountain lion and three cubs spotted in Wunderlich park

Deputy sheriffs and park rangers are patrolling the woods at Wunderlich county park in Woodside after the reported sighting...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Old timer, on Sep 15, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 24 comments | 3035 Views


Menlo Park police stage training at former school this week

Explosions, gunfire and yelling -- all simulated -- may be heard coming from the former campus of James Flood Elementary...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 796 Views


Vi seniors take case to federal court

More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by PACCRC, on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 1481 Views
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