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AROUND TOWN

Hanretty expresses 'extreme remorse' for stealing from schools; heads to state prison

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) Tim Hanretty, former Portola Valley School District Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by still reeling, on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bold downtown plan spurs debate over Palo Alto's growth

As he plans an eight-acre development in Menlo Park, billionaire John Arrillaga has proposed building a theater and four...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rural Lane off housing list

Squeaky wheels get the grease, so the saying goes, and the Menlo Park City Council listened. Protest by hundreds of people...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on Oct 27, 2012 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 838 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial endorsements: Atherton City Council

Lewis, Kupperman for Atherton council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13366 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by No need for County Library , on Oct 27, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 10 comments | 1299 Views

ATHERTON

Questions on Mayor Widmer's letter to residents?

Concerns on accuracy of Mayor Widmerís Letter October 25th letter to residents: On Thursday October 25th the following...

Original post made by Will Atherton Police be Outsourced by 2016? on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 27, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 897 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's Time for Honesty from Supervisors

Supervisors Carole Groom and Rose Jacobs Gibson have both personally benefited by being appointed to the Supervisor seat....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 27, 2012 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 734 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Intimidating tactics in Atherton council race

I give the Atherton police an "A" for their professional actions under the leadership of Chief Flint and Lieutenant Wade. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Dissolve Sequoia Healthcare District

Although I do not endorse everything Jack Hickey does, I do believe voters should support his call for the dissolution of...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 26, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 6 comments | 1635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beyond haunting: Halloween-themed events

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 759 Views

MENLO PARK

Assembly race: Software engineer challenges veteran legislator for District 24 seat

Two Menlo Park men are in the race for the local Assembly district seat: Rich Gordon, who is asking voters to return him...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Samantha, on Oct 25, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's enchanted forest

Regal would not be too strong a word to describe this rider on a roadside trail in Woodside on Saturday, Oct. 13, for the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 768 Views

ATHERTON

Yes on Measure F - Lying or Delusion??

The just circulated mailer urging a Yes on Measure F states: "Build Atherton's New library - No Cost to Taxpayers". Either...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 25, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 8 comments | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should county controller be appointed?

With San Mateo County government in its fifth year of annual workshops on structural deficits, Measure C offers voters an...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 809 Views

ATHERTON

Kepler's new opening is more competition for the Atherton Library

About 15 people are working hard to pass Measure F to build a new county library in Atherton. Three members of the Council...

Original post made by No need for a county library in Atherton on Oct. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 807 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: volunteers sought for commission seats

The Portola Valley Town Council is seeking volunteers with a serious and sustained interest in the town's residential character...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sunshine, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 976 Views

MENLO PARK

Faces of change for Menlo Park

With the passage of the specific plan and the arrival of Facebook, the next city council faces an era of change in Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Oct 24, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 45 comments | 16971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors Carole Groom & Rose Jacobs Gibson = NO on B

It's time for some honesty in San Mateo County. Both of these women have personally benefited from being Appointed to...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Oct 24, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 4 comments | 753 Views

ATHERTON

The other side of the Atherton election's profit/loss

Much has been made of the Atherton police officer union's endorsement of Cary Wiest and Elizabeth Lewis. The union obviously...

Original post made by CPA on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Atherton Election, on Oct 24, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should supervisor candidates run countywide?

Voters in San Mateo County will have another chance in November to decide whether to change how the five supervisors who...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 19 comments | 2219 Views

ATHERTON

Time for a new direction for our Town Council

Whomever is elected to the Atherton Town Council now is the time for our five elected Town representatives to set a new direction...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Give it a rest, on Oct 24, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 26 comments | 1217 Views
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