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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. 1194 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 | 2004 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. 1432 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 | 1898 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. 2024 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 | 3169 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 | 1943 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 | 1152 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. 1204 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 | 1190 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 | 2232 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for Mike Wasmann

During my audit of the Building Department, I identified several properties with zoning violations of an egregious nature:...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by richard marks, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1379 Views

ATHERTON

Speier introduces $1 billion Bay-restoration bill

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, has introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress to spend $1 billion to restore and clean up...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Grateful, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park men launch broad-based lawsuit against high-speed rail agency

The lawsuit by Morris Brown and Mike Brady, both of Menlo Park, aims to prevent construction of the high-speed rail system....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by john burrows, on Apr 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 60 comments | 3325 Views

MENLO PARK

Union challenges efforts to alter pension system

The union that represents the city of Menlo Park's middle management employees is challenging the city and a group of residents,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 45 comments | 3247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voting starts for parcel tax election in Menlo Park, Portola Valley school districts

This week, ballots for parcel taxes in the Portola Valley and Menlo Park City school districts will be hitting mailboxes....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Apr 26, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 118 comments | 5168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Jackling house friend goes on the record

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has sent a letter to the Woodside Town Council underscoring its support for...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 26, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 18 comments | 1765 Views

MENLO PARK

Supervisor of Belle Haven child care center charged with harassing a minor

Police have arrested the supervisor of Menlo Park's child development center in the Belle Haven neighborhood, after the man...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by 2538, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 9 comments | 1964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waste not

There are property owners in Woodside and Portola Valley who are installing alternative on-site waste treatment systems....

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by PPospisil, on Apr 26, 2010 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 1404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Woodside High auction set for April 24

"Spring into Auction," Woodside High School's annual benefit auction, will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by Laura Keister, on Apr 25, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views
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