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MENLO PARK

Keith pulls papers for Menlo Park council race

Menlo Park Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith pulled papers Monday (Aug. 9) to run for City Council. She has two days to...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Intrigued, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail directors told to lie low on Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - August 8, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Doctor & The Diva Adrienne McDonnell 2 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 3 Star Island Carl...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1386 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Bell tolls for Jackling house

Uphold Our Heritage, the preservation-oriented group trying to save Woodside's historic Jackling house, has been dealt another...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 10, 2010 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 1840 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 3006 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council set to impose two-tier pension system

As the bureaucratic gears start turning to verify a citizen-led "pension reform" ballot initiative, Menlo Park's City Council...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:18 am | 196 comments | 13434 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Potential candidates now six

Another Menlo Park resident on record as opposing high-speed rail has pulled papers to run for City Council. Russell Peterson...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by morris brown, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 24 comments | 1998 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vendor blamed for missing voter guides

State leaders in Sacramento have unearthed clues partly explaining why some voters in San Mateo County were left empty-handed...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Always Suspicious, on Aug 9, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Stem cells and their potential

Stem cells hold a promise of "enormous potential" for healing, says Dr. Jill Helms, a surgery professor and stem cell researcher...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by , on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 1791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Solar flare up reaching Earth tonight

The Sun's surface flared up Sunday morning, expelling a mass of ionized atoms into the solar system. It will hit planet...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Adam Selene, on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Raising 'extraordinary kids'

Author Rafe Esquith will discuss his new book, "Lighting Their Fires: How Parents and Teachers Can Raise Extraordinary Kids...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 1471 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Architect joins architecture review board

The Woodside Town Council, in a unanimous vote, appointed resident and architect Thalia Lubin to the town's Architecture...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 4 comments | 2525 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First-time homebuyers can still cash in

California residents have just over a week left to apply to the state's first-time buyer tax credit program, the Franchise...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 7, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 1465 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: The upside of the downtown plan

After years of public meetings to learn what community members want our downtown to be like as we modernize over the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by small towner, on Aug 7, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 5 comments | 1358 Views

MENLO PARK

City poised to settle lawsuit involving former Cadillac site on El Camino Real

The Menlo Park City Council is poised to approve a settlement agreement with a group called Concerned Citizens of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 6, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1195 Views

MENLO PARK

Whole Foods exec: We're not coming to Menlo

News that Whole Foods may open a store at the abandoned Cadillac dealership at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo Park had potential...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by tom h., on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 25 comments | 2572 Views

AROUND TOWN

What to look for in November Council Candidates

Both Menlo Park and Atherton councils have three of their five seats up for election this November and it appears likely...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 1395 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council wants bidding process for choosing town attorney

An ad hoc committee of two council members and a handful of citizens will most likely help the Atherton City Council in the...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 6 comments | 1837 Views

WOODSIDE

Senate confirms new U.S. attorney

The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed San Francisco attorney Melinda Haag as the new U.S. attorney for the Northern District...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 6, 2010 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 2245 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's problems with the IRS

The Atherton City Manager reported on July 21, 2010 that three years worth of quarterly payroll returns have been amended....

Original post made by Bob Bigelow on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 6, 2010 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1411 Views
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