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ATHERTON

Illegal parking nets bucks for Atherton

Atherton police issued parking citations in connection with the Menlo Charity Horse Show that could increase department revenues...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by PardonezMoi, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:00 am | 6 comments | 1830 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Disasters...Are We Prepared?

It seems that while we are concerned for some of the most mundane events, we have totally ignored what we would do in the...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by AREALSNOB, on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:26 am | 9 comments | 1928 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess baby pool malfunction in Menlo Park: probe ongoing; similar incident occurred in 2006

The Menlo Park investigation continues into a chlorination malfunction at the Burgess baby pool that put two children in...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Swimmer, on Aug 20, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 1531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Publisher Sloane Citron to start local newspaper

Another newspaper is coming to the Peninsula. On Aug. 16, the Daily WAMP enters the fray as a print-only newspaper published...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 20, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 1754 Views

ATHERTON

Judge rejects defense argument in pornography case

The judge in the case of former newspaper editor Brian Bothun, who is facing charges of felony possession of child pornography,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 20, 2010 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 1859 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New life in the vineyard

Paul Smith of Woodside describes himself as a man who, looking for love, found much more — "an entirely new life."...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1730 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park firefighters want OT for preparation

Why doesn't the Almanac ever pick up on these stories. San Jose Mercury News Menlo Park firefighters want OT for preparation The...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by what chutzpah, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 1516 Views

MENLO PARK

A new approach to solar power

Reuben Veek had an idea for how to offer solar power to homeowners who might not be able to afford it: form a nonprofit,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by lolo, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1820 Views

MENLO PARK

City prepares to go out to bid on pool contract

Perhaps learning from history, the city of Menlo Park released a staff report on the contract renewal for the Burgess swimming...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by reality based decision, on Aug 19, 2010 at 9:02 am | 24 comments | 2141 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman: Let's end the rancor

An attempt to gather Atherton City Council members together for a refresher course on the council's Code of Conduct appears...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Harpooner, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 49 comments | 3805 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries

<B>Alexander Baer Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=2355 posted Wednesday, August 16,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by charles webster baer, on Aug 17, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 2100 Views

FICTION

Wednesday: Atherton may adopt resolution opposing high-speed rail project

The Atherton City Council will consider Wednesday a resolution putting the town government on record as opposing the California...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by JustAsking, on Aug 17, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 5 comments | 4739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain may suspend all weekend service

Proposed fare increases and service suspensions will be topics for a Caltrain community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by John Murphy, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 16 comments | 1929 Views

MENLO PARK

Readers' Choice 2010: And the winners are ...

Enough with celebrity news, already. How about shining some light on the stars in our local community, the people who run...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gibboney Fan, on Aug 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 4152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area Council spokesman blasts Menlo Park, Atherton for fighting high-speed rail project

Bay Area Council vice president and spokesman Joe Arellano issued a statement Friday singling out Menlo Park and Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 28 comments | 2520 Views

MENLO PARK

77 Menlo Park Employees make over $100,000!

Daily Post! Daily Post! Read all about it! Today's Daily Post lists salaries for Menlo Park employees. City Manager...

Original post made by Joanna on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 32 comments | 1818 Views

ATHERTON

Sounding the Alarm

The following is an address to the City Council that ex Finance Director John Johns has requested be read in his absence. It...

Original post made by newsmaker on Aug. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1461 Views

MENLO PARK

Chuck Bernstein blasts Council on Ballot arguments

Published on the Menlo Park email website is a letter to officials in Menlo Park http://ccin.menlopark.org:81/5502.html from...

Original post made by really interesting on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1429 Views

MENLO PARK

Act of kindness leads to $93,000 for food bank

What started as a simple act of kindness a year ago, when a Menlo Park woman offered to pay a complete stranger's grocery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mitch, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Six run for three seats on council

As the clock slipped past 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 11), so did the opportunity to run for Menlo Park City Council. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 1974 Views
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