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AROUND TOWN

Are cameras for red-light runners working?

Red-light violations down 27 percent at notoriously dangerous Willow/Bayfront intersection, but accidents haven't fallen. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Simon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 12 comments | 1649 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton burglary suspect sentenced to jail

A San Mateo County judge has handed down a sentence of six months in jail to Beata Wyszynska, 59, who Atherton police apprehended...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by nitpicker, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 1345 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton budget study session set for Monday

Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber and Finance Director Louise Ho will present the City Council with its first look at the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 5 comments | 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chief: Fatal Menlo Park fire appears accidental

A fatal fire at a Menlo Park home early Tuesday morning appears to have started accidentally, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1198 Views

MENLO PARK

Why isn't Menlo Park cutting salaries?

In an article that article that appeared today in the SF Chronicle. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/26/MNC51CLUBN.DTL&tsp=1 We...

Original post made by wondering on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by new guy, on Apr 28, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 1132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Craft program at Atherton Library

Dia de los ninos/Dia de los libros is an international celebration of books and children. The library will host a craft,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1525 Views

MOVIES

Family Movie Night

Atherton Library hosts Final Friday Flicks the last Friday of each month, with family friendly films. April 30 at 7 PM the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5651 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain's survival: Is it high-speed rail or bust?

While Menlo Park and Atherton contest in court the state's decision to run its high-speed-rail system along the Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 1113 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension poll hints at marketing campaign

Menlo Park residents have reported receiving phone calls in an apparent marketing poll concerning a "pension reform" initiative...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 1555 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Call for Pension Reform in San Mateo County

San Mateo County is a "1938 act" County. This little known provision of California State law means that the Board of...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1107 Views

WOODSIDE

Jump in building fees? Council seeks more data

The Woodside Town Council again discussed the idea of increasing fees for Town Hall services for construction and remodeling...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 28, 2010 at 5:57 am | 3 comments | 1862 Views

ATHERTON

Night lights will go on trial at M-A football field

Night football games are likely to come to Menlo-Atherton High School in September, but at least for the 2011-12 season,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funeral services director John O'Connor returns to Menlo Park

John O'Conner says he's been recycled. After taking a "mental health decade" spending "3,000 nights in a thousand different...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Blair, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 1707 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse vs. Menlo School - 4/27/10

Menlo-Atherton - 3 Menlo School - 7 Hoping to avenge their loss to the Knights earlier this season, the Bears...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our newest San Mateo County Supervisor

The nameless, faceless bureaucrats who haunt the San Mateo County Government Center are looking over their shoulders and...

Original post made by earl bothwell on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dynamite!, on Apr 27, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 3065 Views

MENLO PARK

Office space may be next plan for Park Theater

The Park Theater in Menlo Park has been vacant for going on eight years, but owner Howard Crittenden hasn't stopped looking...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 27, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 27 comments | 1840 Views

MENLO PARK

What would the 'pension reform' initiative do?

More than 80 Menlo Park residents are going door to door collecting signatures for an initiative drive aimed at scaling back...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by enough already, on Apr 27, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 1081 Views

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. 1119 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 | 1117 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 | 2147 Views
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