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  1. Incumbent candidates comment on Greenheart's campaign supportRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Almanac

    Greenheart's quest to defeat Measure M, the specific plan initiative, during the November election has dug deep into the developer's pockets - with about $200,000 earmarked for campaigning. The company has also made nonmonetary donations to the three council incumbents running for re-election, which raised questions about whether there's a conflict of interest in accepting that support when Greenheart's mixed-use project will need the council to sign off on the environmental impact report and public benefit negotiations.

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  2. Mayor asks council to study public benefit thresholdsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Almanac

    Mayor Ray Mueller said he would ask the rest of the Menlo Park council on Tuesday, Oct. 21, to schedule a study session on the public benefit thresholds of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan. During a review of three amendments proposed for the specific plan, the Planning Commission on Oct. 6 discussed how large a project should be before the developer is required to negotiate public benefits.

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  3. Free and equalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Almanac

    "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood."

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  4. Tuesday: Menlo mayor asks council to study public benefit thresholds of specific planRead the original story

    Monday | Almanac

    Mayor Ray Mueller plans to ask the rest of the Menlo Park council on Tuesday to schedule a study session on the public benefit thresholds of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan. During a review of three amendments proposed for the specific plan, the Planning Commission on Oct. 6 discussed how large a project should be before the developer is required to negotiate public benefits.

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  5. endorsement: No on Measure MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Almanac

    The controversy over Measure M is dividing neighbors, as reflected in this battle of signs on Middle Avenue. Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac When they vote on Measure M this fall, Menlo Park residents will be participating in what may be the most consequential ballot-box decision ever made regarding the future character of their community.

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  6. Obituary: Service set for Judy GrassRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Almanac

    A memorial service is set for Saturday, Oct. 11, for Judy Grass, who grew up in Portola Valley and later operated Judy's House day care center out of her Menlo Park home. Ms. Grass died Sept.

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  7. Stanford mixed-use proposal to get environmental impact analysisRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Almanac

    For such a contentious issue, there's agreement more often than not between Stanford University and the Menlo Park City Council over what needs to happen next regarding the university's proposed mixed-use complex at 500 El Camino Real. During a discussion on Oct. 1 of a neighborhood cut-through traffic study by the consulting firm W-Trans, the council agreed that an environmental impact analysis of the complex was a logical step - a step that Stanford said it supported in a letter to the city.

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  8. Voter Guide: Six seek Menlo Park council seatsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Almanac

    Described by more than one candidate as a "battle for the soul of downtown" Menlo Park, this year's election will decide some issues that will shape the city's future for decades, with Measure M, the specific plan initiative, looming the largest. The three incumbents - Rich Cline, Kirsten Keith and Peter Ohtaki - stand opposed with the rest of the council to the initiative.

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  9. Voter's Guide: Six vie for three Menlo Park council seatsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Almanac

    Described by more than one candidate as a "battle for the soul of downtown" Menlo Park, this year's election will decide some issues that will shape the city's future for decades, with Measure M, the specific plan initiative, looming the largest. The three incumbents -- Rich Cline, Kirsten Keith and Peter Ohtaki -- stand opposed, with the rest of the council, to the initiative.

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  10. Local writer, historian shines the light on Menlo CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Almanac

    After completing her studies at Stanford University, Menlo Park resident Pamela Gullard didn't have a lot of formal education in English or history under her belt. In fact, her bachelor's degree was in philosophy.

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  11. Menlo Park: Stanford mixed-use project to undergo environmental impact analysisRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Almanac

    For such a contentious issue, there's agreement more often than not between Stanford University and the Menlo Park City Council over what needs to happen next regarding the university's proposed mixed-use complex at 500 El Camino Real. by W-Trans, the council agreed that an environmental impact analysis of the complex was a logical step -- a step that Stanford said it supported in a letter to the city.

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  12. Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposalRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Almanac

    Stanford should "create a proposal that falls in line with the impacts anticipated by the Specific Plan, to protect the quality of life of Menlo Park residents," he posted on the Almanac's TownSquare forum on Wednesday morning. The analysis, performed by W-Trans, projects 528 more daily trips along Middle Avenue if Stanford builds the mixed-use complex.

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  13. Cut-through traffic study for Stanford complex released this weekRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Almanac

    Just in time for the November elections, a study of potential neighborhood cut-through traffic associated with Stanford University's proposed mixed-use complex at 500 El Camino Real was released by the city of Menlo Park on Monday, Sept. 29. The analysis of potential neighborhood cut-through traffic was performed by consultant W-Trans, the third of three studies conducted related to the Stanford Arrillaga project.

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  14. Menlo Park: Cut-through traffic study for Stanford complex releasedRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Almanac

    Just in time for the November elections, a study of potential neighborhood cut-through traffic associated with Stanford University's proposed mixed-use complex at 500 El Camino Real was released by the city of Menlo Park on Monday, Sept. 29. The analysis of potential neighborhood cut-through traffic was performed by consultant W-Trans, the third of three studies conducted related to the Stanford Arrillaga project.

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  15. Stanford 'conflicted' about continuing talks before Measure M is decidedRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Almanac

    Will they or won't they? Stanford University's abrupt announcement on Tuesday, Sept. 16, that it would postpone negotiations over its proposed mixed-use complex on El Camino Real sparked some irritation with city of Menlo Park officials.

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  16. Menlo Park: Stanford 'conflicted' about continuing talks before Measure M is decidedRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Almanac

    Will they or won't they? Stanford University's abrupt announcement on Tuesday, Sept. 16, that it would postpone negotiations over its proposed mixed-use complex on El Camino Real sparked some irritation with city of Menlo Park officials.

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  17. Stanford unveils the Anderson CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Almanac

    A wide staircase leads to the second floor, which is devoted entirely to works of art. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  18. Sept. 28: Atherton music festival benefits Lyme foundationRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Almanac

    A free music festival to raise awareness of Lyme disease in the Bay Area will be held Sunday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Menlo Polo Club field in Atherton, adjacent to the Menlo Circus Club at 190 Park Ave. The festival, called "Hops & Harmony: Rock Back in Time for Lyme," is hosted by the Portola Valley-based Bay Area Lyme Foundation, which aims to make Lyme disease easy to diagnose and cure.

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  19. 10 fall arts events to check outRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Almanac

    A prized collection of 121 modern and contemporary American paintings and sculptures by 86 artists will finally be available for public viewing in the new 33,000-square-foot Anderson Collection Museum, which opens to the public Sept. 21. The collection contains works by artistic giants Jackson Pollack, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Clyfford Still, Ellsworth Kelly and others.

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  20. 2.9 earthquake hits LaderaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Almanac

    A U.S. Geological Survey map of a Sept. 3 earthquake that hit in Ladera, with the star indicating the epicenter.

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