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AROUND TOWN

State wins $2.25 billion for high-speed rail

The plan to build a high-speed rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles is getting a $2.25 billion boost today. More...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Orange County Register, on Feb 6, 2010 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 1678 Views

ATHERTON

All Police Reports are Public Record

All Police Reports are Public Record according to San Mateo County District Attorney James P. Fox. He is quoted as saying...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:42 am | 9 comments | 2280 Views

ATHERTON

Police oversight committee for Atherton?

Is a citizen oversight committee needed to restore confidence in the Atherton Police Department? Peter Carpenter, the president...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:39 am | 39 comments | 2158 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Stuns Burlingame with Upset Victory

The M-A Bears traveled to Burlingame to face the first place Panthers. Burlingame, undefeated in PAL with a significant...

Original post made by calfan on Feb. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views

ATHERTON

Resources on Police Oversight and Review Committees

1 - http://www.cabq.gov/council/completed-reports-and-studies/police-oversight-task-force-report 2- http://www.parc.info/oversight_agencies.chtml 3...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: 'Fair Elections' rally

A pilot program to offer public funds to statewide political candidates will be the subject of a rally Saturday, Feb. 6,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to review appeal of Safeway plans

A routine administrative permit allowing for outdoor seating at the Safeway complex on El Camino Real has been appealed all...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 2544 Views

MENLO PARK

Will massive development clog local streets?

Several major land development projects in the works could mean greatly increased traffic on several streets in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Guido Veloce, on Feb 4, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 4 comments | 1035 Views

MENLO PARK

Alameda de las Pulgas building gets a facelift

The long building on Alameda de las Pulgas at Avy Avenue in West Menlo Park that houses a Starbucks and the post office is...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Appreciative Neighbor, on Feb 4, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 1145 Views

ATHERTON

My nomination for ACIL League of Merit 2010

Each year the ACIL honors one Atherton resident for his or her outstanding contribution to the community. My nomination...

Original post made by board member on Feb. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1383 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge Kopp continues to distort High Speed Rail

The following appears in a letter to the Almanac Feb 3rd. Rail editorial challenged By Judge Quentin L. Kopp Your...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by backbone?, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 1549 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Celebrates Black History Month

What Do Jon Buckheit and Rosa Parks have in common? On the surface not much. One is a white male born during the second half...

Original post made by malcom on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 4, 2010 at 2:30 am | 4 comments | 1317 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's only gas station has new owner

Dieter Mees, a Porsche-trained mechanic and the former owner of Palo Alto German car repair specialist D & M Motors, is the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Casper, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 2615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school offered space on WHS campus

The Sequoia Union High School District is offering space on the Woodside High School campus to Everest, a new charter public...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Woodside resident, on Feb 3, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 12 comments | 1832 Views

ATHERTON

Bill of Particulars

I do not support the existing parcel tax, and believe it will fail. However, I would rather light a candle than curse the...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 21 comments | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 2932 Views

MENLO PARK

Will massive development projects clog local streets?

Any commuter who uses Marsh Road to get to U.S. 101 — and there are quite a few of them — could tell you about...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views

ATHERTON

slaughtering the sacred cow

I\'ve done the math. We could contract with Menlo Park, have the same level of protection as our neighbors (as measured...

Original post made by michael stevick on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by holy warrior, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:22 am | 11 comments | 1707 Views

ATHERTON

Resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:13 am | 19 comments | 1629 Views
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