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Monday: pros and cons on state ballot measures

The South San Mateo County League of Women Voters will give a presentation at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in Menlo Park on the...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 19, 2010 at 11:05 am | 4 comments | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old fire engine returns to Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now possession of a red convertible, but as to whether it has the magnetic appeal...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by mpnative, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1353 Views

WOODSIDE

Trail key day

On Saturday, Oct. 23, all Woodside Trail Club members will exchange their gate keys for new ones. What a wonderful opportunity...

Original post made by Susanna McAdam on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Carole F, on Oct 19, 2010 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 2305 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1372 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV council accepts the inevitable on cell phone tower

It may be a faux tree, it may be a tasteful pole, it may even be an objet d'art, but a 50- to 55-foot cell phone tower will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Constitutes a "Personal Attack?"

Those who pay attention to The Almanac’s Town Square website have witnessed a disturbing trend during the past few weeks....

Original post made by POGO on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 18, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 1987 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1369 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Assistant city manager resigns

In the wake of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber's resignation, Assistant City Manager Eileen Wilkerson has announced her...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 22 comments | 1880 Views

ATHERTON

Ethics Hearings Part Two

Dear Almanac Editors: For next Wednesday's Atherton Council Meeting, the closed session agenda shows the first item of...

Original post made by stunned yet again on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: El Camino blocked due to fatal accident

A person was killed in Atherton this morning when a vehicle apparently hit a pedestrian on El Camino Real, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 2999 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1611 Views

MENLO PARK

David Bohannon races back to Menlo Park Politics

In Feb. 2007, the Almanac posted an article wherein David Bohannon stated he was no long going to be involved in Menlo Park...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Oct 17, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1237 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon sends out vicious hit pieces against Chuck Bernstein

Well David Bohannon has sent, through the mail, 2 vicious hit pieces that apparently were received by many Menlo Park Voters....

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 17, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 8 comments | 1718 Views

ATHERTON

Stop the bashing of people directly.

You can talk about the issues, but please stop bashing people directly. May I remind everyone our City Council works out...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 1494 Views

ATHERTON

Voter's Guide: Atherton candidates offer ideas for fixing town

Four residents vying for three seats on the Atherton City Council address issues ranging from eliminating the town budget's...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:13 am | 25 comments | 1769 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Fiddle While Atherton Burns

Two people have died on El Camino in the last two weeks. Two more were the victims of violent crime in Atherton (a sexual...

Original post made by Cut the !$!$%! on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by ain't that the truth, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail planners present proposal for downtown station in Redwood City

Engineers and program managers from the California High-Speed Rail Authority held a community meeting in Redwood City...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by PTail, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:11 am | 9 comments | 1791 Views

ATHERTON

Selecting a City Attorney

Wynne Furth has gotten some bad press lately. This is both unfortunate and unfair to Ms. Furth. Wynne Furth was put in...

Original post made by John P Johns on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by name game, on Oct 17, 2010 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 1700 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1299 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 2066 Views
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