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ATHERTON

Council takes first look at cuts in Town Hall staff

The Atherton City Council is beginning to look at how to cut costs in Town Hall. Atherton is home to many wealthy residents,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Why Not?, on Aug 28, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 15 comments | 1913 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge won't reopen high-speed-rail challenge

The case challenging high-speed rail studies and route selection has been finalized by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Student, on Aug 28, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Murder suspect pleads not guilty

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh of unincorporated Woodside has pleaded not guilty to charges of premeditated murder for financial...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 28, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1711 Views

MENLO PARK

Surprise move: funds for library's book group axed

The final chapter of the Menlo Park Library's 15-year-old book discussion group doesn't make for a happy ending. In fact,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Trilda, on Aug 28, 2010 at 12:01 am | 7 comments | 4222 Views

MOVIES

Public records requests lead to confrontation in Atherton Town Hall

Two aggrieved residents and one former employee who successfully sued the town for wrongful termination converged on Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Kimberly Sweidy, on Aug 27, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 65 comments | 15840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials concerned about hospital expansion

Officials from Portola Valley, Menlo Park, and San Mateo County have expressed concerns over impacts that might not respect...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by employee, on Aug 27, 2010 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 1683 Views

ATHERTON

Maybe Cary Wiest can stop so many legal mishaps

From what I can tell he is a hard working guy how knows right from wrong, and isn't owing people favors or has a side. Maybe...

Original post made by New blood on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:51 am | 7 comments | 1958 Views

ATHERTON

Council Election and Conflicts of Interest

Last Wednesday evening, I attended the Atherton council meeting. During public comments, I noted that Peter Carpenter had...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 26, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 1535 Views

ATHERTON

Town video taping of its citizens

It has come to my attention that the Town has video cameras and taping devices installed at locations where the Town staff...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Information Please, on Aug 26, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 17 comments | 1972 Views

MENLO PARK

Sidewalk re-opens at Watkins site

Through heavy rains in winter and long dry days in summer, Menlo Park pedestrians waited for the sidewalk along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by In Gratitude, on Aug 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 1968 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. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bea, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 7495 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP identifies man arrested after fatal crash

The California Highway Patrol has identified a 35-year-old Sunnyvale man who was arrested Thursday after a fatal collision...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by *, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 2135 Views

ATHERTON

Why The Almanac Matters

Not listed here on line, but contained on page 6 of todays Almanac print edition is an article about the status of Atherton's...

Original post made by Ed on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by GoodQuestion, on Aug 25, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 12 comments | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spirit unaffected' -- teacher Jason Picetti offers lessons in courage and determination

Is it possible to sum up a life in six words? Jason Picetti, a man who embraces challenge, recently decided to try. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 25, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 8004 Views

MENLO PARK

Traveling con man Simon Gann arrested in Menlo Park

There's your run-of-the-mill bad boyfriend, and then there's Simon Gann. A 32-year-old Menlo Park woman suspected that the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by MP, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 3960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates toss in hats

The candidate rosters have begun to fill for the elections in November to determine the make-up of the governing boards...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by district parent, on Aug 25, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 2926 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Vaulters take home honors

For the more clumsy, dance and gymnastics, even on a solid floor, is cause for embarrassment and, at times, injury. Combining...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 4440 Views

AROUND TOWN

District delivers death to mosquitoes

Mosquitoes have dedicated enemies in San Mateo County, where the Mosquito Abatement District goes to great lengths to deny...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess baby pool closed; two children hospitalized after gas exposure

Two children who were playing in the Burgess baby pool in Menlo Park on Aug. 10 had reactions to a "gaseous substance" apparently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Think this through, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 1920 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: more spending cuts needed

Atherton staff must sharpen their pencils and find more spending cuts to avoid reaching into reserves and the parcel tax...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 5132 Views
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