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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 4/25/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Imperfect Birds Anne Lamott 2 Double Comfort Safari Club Alexander McCall-Smith 3 Solar Ian McEwan 4 This...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four stabbed in San Mateo hotel

Four people were stabbed early Sunday morning at a Marriott hotel in San Mateo, a police sergeant said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Monk, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1097 Views

ATHERTON

A Story about the Almanac's Reporting

Last Friday I wrote Renee Batti to let her know that I would not be comming by her office to present her with documentary...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by saul leibowitz, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 2133 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for Mike Wasmann

During my audit of the Building Department, I identified several properties with zoning violations of an egregious nature:...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by richard marks, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1275 Views

ATHERTON

Speier introduces $1 billion Bay-restoration bill

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, has introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress to spend $1 billion to restore and clean up...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Grateful, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park men launch broad-based lawsuit against high-speed rail agency

The lawsuit by Morris Brown and Mike Brady, both of Menlo Park, aims to prevent construction of the high-speed rail system....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by john burrows, on Apr 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 60 comments | 3063 Views

MENLO PARK

Union challenges efforts to alter pension system

The union that represents the city of Menlo Park's middle management employees is challenging the city and a group of residents,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 45 comments | 2981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voting starts for parcel tax election in Menlo Park, Portola Valley school districts

This week, ballots for parcel taxes in the Portola Valley and Menlo Park City school districts will be hitting mailboxes....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Apr 26, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 118 comments | 4520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Jackling house friend goes on the record

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has sent a letter to the Woodside Town Council underscoring its support for...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 26, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 18 comments | 1563 Views

MENLO PARK

Supervisor of Belle Haven child care center charged with harassing a minor

Police have arrested the supervisor of Menlo Park's child development center in the Belle Haven neighborhood, after the man...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by 2538, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 9 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waste not

There are property owners in Woodside and Portola Valley who are installing alternative on-site waste treatment systems....

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by PPospisil, on Apr 26, 2010 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Woodside High auction set for April 24

"Spring into Auction," Woodside High School's annual benefit auction, will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by Laura Keister, on Apr 25, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

'His Master's Voice'

This iconic photo of "Nipper" was used by Atherton resident Leon Douglass as the registered trademark of the Victor Talking...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 25, 2010 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1144 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse

Friday night the Bears took down the Saratoga Falcons, 11-6. Despite the night chill, Tommy Cummings was HOT with 6 goals!...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Apr. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2431 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver injured in Willow/Bayfront crash

A big rig collided with a Jeep at a notorious intersection in Menlo Park early Wednesday afternoon, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ranjani, on Apr 24, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 6 comments | 1491 Views

WOODSIDE

William Kelley, a major player in Silicon Valley real estate, dies at 84

Friends, relatives and associates of Peninsula real estate developer and notable Ladera resident William K. Kelley are invited...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Roberts Dean, on Apr 24, 2010 at 7:27 am | 3 comments | 2878 Views

MENLO PARK

Buffet to Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 2928 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Rips Aragon 10-3 to Complete Two-Game Sweep

Host Menlo-Atherton took advantage of nine walks, two costly third-inning errors, and a complete game by starting pitcher...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2162 Views

ATHERTON

The Laughter of Elizabeth Lewis

During the special meeting of April 7th, Elizabeth Lewis laughed derisively at Mayor McKiethen while the mayor was defending...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1344 Views

ATHERTON

Helping Those Who Help Themselves

Jerry Carlson had no problem giving Charles Marsala a free pass when Marsala solicited a bribe (er "loan") from a resident...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1286 Views
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