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AROUND TOWN

Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1578 Views

AROUND TOWN

County counsel to retire from 'dream job'

San Mateo County Counsel Michael Murphy, who has held the post since August 2007, has announced he will retire from the position...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 23, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1621 Views

WOODSIDE

Analysis: Stop signs and cyclists: is there an answer?

When a knot of 30 or 40 or even 100 bicyclists passes through Portola Valley and Woodside, as happens regularly, the cyclists...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Holy Cow Batman, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 2032 Views

ATHERTON

Foster brothers expect to be back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by David Henig, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1304 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City manager Jerry Gruber has given his resignation

I guess the rumors were true Jerry was looking for another job. He has accepted a position with the Cambria Community Services...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 1835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stop signs and cyclists: is there an answer?

When a knot of 30 or 40 or even 100 bicyclists passes through Portola Valley and Woodside, as happens regularly, the cyclists...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:07 am | 49 comments | 2890 Views

SPORTS

Vikings Pop Warner football: week 3

<I>This report is from Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park, a player on the Junior Midgets Vikings team. He is an eighth-grader at...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 3400 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Shop Local' aims to boost business, shopping

A new program to connect shoppers from Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton with local businesses is launching...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 1457 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton inches forward on Town Center

The town of Atherton took another step forward in the effort to upgrade its aging and cramped government offices when the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Outsource, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1370 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Council candidate forum set for Sept. 30

Voters will have a chance to hear from Atherton City Council candidates, and contribute to a pool of questions the contestants...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 23, 2010 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2437 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: A plea on behalf of pets and wildlife

This is a warning to cat or dog owners about rat poison. We recently lost our sweet and gentle dog Rudy to what appears to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by So very sad, on Sep 22, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 2 comments | 1564 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Compromise reached on Parker Ave. lots

Rules that significantly limited house size on Atherton's Parker Avenue have divided residents of that street for years,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 22, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

MENLO PARK

Police arrest Menlo Park man, 67, in stock scam

Describing Roger Miller, 67, of Menlo Park as a "lifelong con man," police announced his arrest on Sept. 22 for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Good One Det. Soares!, on Sep 22, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1166 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside nixes solar-panel plan

The Woodside Town Council voted unanimously on Sept. 14 to do as a staff report recommended: scrap the plans for solar panels...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by panel owner, on Sep 22, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 6 comments | 2645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Equestrians worry about culture, trail conflicts

Equestrians from Portola Valley and nearby communities seem nettled, in part by the prospect of students frequenting a trail...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Trail User, Parent, on Sep 22, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 2882 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton inches forward on new Town Center

The town of Atherton took another step forward in the effort to upgrade its aging and cramped government offices when the...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 22, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park joins high-speed rail lawsuit

Like an endless loop, Menlo Park City Council voted 4-0 on Tuesday (Sept. 21) to join neighboring cities in a lawsuit against...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 22, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 1801 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council position on School Lights, Statement at Council Meeting on 9/20/10

September 20, 2010 Re: Atherton Town Council Decision to waive any right to challenge Sequoia Union High School...

Original post made by Walter Sleeth on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 1911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Setting record straight on Folger Stable

The renovation of the Folger Stable in Woodside cost $3 million, not the $5 million stated in the Sept. 15 issue of The Almanac,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 12978 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park pipes on PG&E watchlist

When PG&E releases a list of its top 100 risk-management gas pipelines this afternoon (Sept. 20), Menlo Park pipes will be...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:31 am | 21 comments | 2299 Views
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