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Editorial: Good, bad in state propositions

The Almanac analyzed selected state propositions that will be on the Nov. 2 ballot and has taken these positions. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sounds logical, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Halloween celebration at M-A High School

It's the season for treats and, some say, tricks. The leadership class at Menlo-Atherton High School is getting involved...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 28, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1350 Views

MENLO PARK

Hundreds line up for Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:13 am | 15 comments | 1740 Views

MENLO PARK

Five Former Menlo Park Mayors and Fire Board member, Peter Carpenter, urge a No Vote on Measure T

The following letter has been released. Please take their advice and Vote No On Measure T Visit www.FactsNotHype.org for...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Caroline, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 1658 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure T -- New Bohannon ad continues to lie about school revenues.

On page 2 of the Oct 27 Almanac, the Bohannon full page, paid ad, for the Menlo Gateway project, again carries this falsehood. "Money...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 1069 Views

ATHERTON

Sequoia Healthcare board could reduce tax

Contrary to the initial opinion from the San Mateo County deputy controller, a majority vote by the board of the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1647 Views

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Vote No on Prop 26

While I agree with you on the recommendation for a No vote on Prop 23, I am surprised that you have no opinion or mention...

Original post made by Linda C. on Oct. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1296 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: Jonelle Grace Madsen of Atherton, recently celebrated 70th wedding anniversary

Jonelle Grace Madsen, who resided in Atherton for the past 36 years, died Oct. 8, just a few weeks after she and her husband...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Janine, on Oct 27, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1661 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon should apologize for falsehoods

Developer David Bohannon achieves a new low in Menlo Park campaigning by his multiple mail pieces asserting that Council...

Original post made by Observer on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Oct 27, 2010 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1020 Views

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Jimmy Carter at Kepler's

Former president Jimmy Carter will at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, to sign his new book,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Disappointed, on Oct 27, 2010 at 11:43 am | 26 comments | 2218 Views

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Letter: Vote no on county Measure U

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10333 posted Wednesday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 1327 Views

FICTION

Menlo preschool director changes plea to no contest

In a surprise move, the 55-year-old former director of Menlo Park's Belle Haven childcare center charged with harassing the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3406 Views

AROUND TOWN

The case for registered vs nonregistered users of this forum

I was just reading what I thought was the beginning of a very useful dialog in a posting started by Colleen Anderson about...

Original post made by WhoRUpeople on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 5 comments | 1217 Views

MENLO PARK

New leader in Menlo council campaign financing

The six Menlo Park City Council candidates again disclosed the state of their campaign finances this week, reporting donations...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Angelo Dundee, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 1446 Views

MENLO PARK

Trial starts for Menlo Park preschool director charged with harassing teen

The 55-year-old former director of Menlo Park's Belle Haven childcare center charged with harassing the teenage daughter...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pinky, on Oct 26, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views

MENLO PARK

'No on L' campaign finance report

According to an SEIU spokesman, the "No on Measure L" committee planned to file its eagerly anticipated financial disclosure...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by believers, on Oct 26, 2010 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 1216 Views

ATHERTON

WAMP PICKS CAREY WIEST for Atherton Council

The WAMP Picks Carey Wiest for Atherton Council. October 15-22 2010 I'm not sure if they know there are 3 seats available....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by interesting, on Oct 26, 2010 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 1337 Views

MENLO PARK

Exaggerated traffic claims against Measure T -- NO!

In today's Almanac (10/20/2010) is a letter from Planning Commissioner Katie FerricK: It reads: ------------- Exaggerated...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by narnia, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:33 am | 54 comments | 2690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Con man allegedly commits crime behind bars

You can't keep a good con man down. Simon Gann, a convicted fraudster who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 1244 Views

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Sequoia HCD monitors Town Square Forum

Posts on other topics in this forum have triggered in my mind an obvious instance of misappropriation of public funds. Don...

Original post made by John J. \"Jack\" Hickey on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:48 am | 1 comment | 1686 Views
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