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ATHERTON

Sequoia Healthcare District slate wants to stop tax

If a trio of candidates for the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District are elected, they pledge to try to stop...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:08 am | 16 comments | 1941 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon vs. Bernstein: Menlo politics inspire hit pieces

Politicians aspire to stand out during campaign season. One way to do that? Mention "sabotage" during a public forum while...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Boohannon, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 26 comments | 2554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Superman' hits Woodside High School

Woodside High School is cast in an unflattering spotlight this week with the nation-wide opening of the documentary "Waiting...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Oct 21, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 78 comments | 13178 Views

ATHERTON

Dobbie leads in fundraising, spending in Atherton council race

Incumbent Jim Dobbie has a large lead in fundraising and spending in the race for three seats on the Atherton City Council,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Spend, on Oct 21, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming events at Atherton Library

Monday, October 25 at 11:00 am- Preschool storytime for ages 3-5. Monday, October 25 at 7:00 pm- Smart Choices in Retirement....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 21, 2010
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ATHERTON

Atherton hopes to name short-term manager soon

Atherton City Council members are scrambling to find a short-term town manager until another interim manager is appointed...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by why even bother, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 2207 Views

ATHERTON

Alamnac I find myself looking at the blogs less & less

Dear Almanac, It is only because of all the bashing I find myself looking at the blogs less & less. It's sad because I am...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 1686 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman fulfills dream to open art gallery in San Francisco

After 20 years in medical start-up companies, including Intuitive Surgical and EndroGastric Solutions, Joan McLoughlin of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tammy, on Oct 21, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 2922 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council appoints former Mountain View official to temporary post

Nadine Levin, who retired in June as Mountain View's longtime assistant city manager, has been named Atherton's transitional...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:39 am | 3 comments | 1768 Views

ATHERTON

McKeithen's Meddling

Kathy McKeithen has been trying to save the Atherton Town government. In doing so, she has nearly destroyed it. McKeithen...

Original post made by innocent bystander on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Oct 20, 2010 at 11:46 pm | 28 comments | 1966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama will be in Atherton Thursday, Chron reports

President Obama will host a Democratic Committee reception Thursday (Oct. 21) at the Atherton home of former state controller...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1782 Views

MENLO PARK

Hit-and-run driver pleads no contest

The driver who hit a motorcyclist in Menlo Park, then fled the scene despite the victim begging for help, pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Oct 20, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 5 comments | 1569 Views

ATHERTON

Last Night's Closed Session

Does anyone know who was appointed City Manager? [Portion removed.] ...

Original post made by Interested on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 20, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 7 comments | 1649 Views

ATHERTON

County's motion to dismiss Buckheit lawsuit fails

With a recent ruling by U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero, Atherton resident Jon Buckheit has prevailed a second time in...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dharma, on Oct 20, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1912 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Atherton hopes to name short-term manager

Atherton City Council members have been scrambling to find a short-term town manager until another interim manager is appointed...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by A.Milne, on Oct 20, 2010 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 2268 Views

ATHERTON

Another closed session mystery

The following item is on tonight's closed session agenda. C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – POTENTIAL LITIGATION (Subsection...

Original post made by snoop on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:26 am | 10 comments | 1519 Views

ATHERTON

Interim City Manager Selection Process

From the Council Packets online at the Town of Atherton website: Mayor McKeithen appointed herself and Vice Mayor Dobbie...

Original post made by Chesire Cat on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Oct 20, 2010 at 9:53 am | 10 comments | 1560 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Re-Elect Anna Eshoo?

In the 14th District congressional race, most people will probably cast their vote for incumbent Congresswoman Anna Eshoo...

Original post made by Rick Romanko on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 20, 2010 at 6:03 am | 24 comments | 2217 Views

MENLO PARK

Correction

In the Voter's Guide that ran in the Oct. 13 issue, The Almanac reported that incumbent Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by looking on, on Oct 19, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 1360 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra's Sinfonia To Perform Season First Concert

PALO ALTO, California, October 10, 2010 - Under the direction of PACO music director Benjamin Simon, PACO's Sinfonia Orchestra...

Original post made by PACO Publicity on Oct. 19, 2010
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