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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city officials back to business

Tonight (Aug. 23) the Menlo Park Planning Commission reconvenes to consider whether to approve a use permit for Beverages...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 24, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 1591 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge tentatively decides not to reopen high-speed-rail lawsuit filed by Atherton, MP

After a judge tentatively decided Aug. 19 to not reopen a lawsuit filed against the high-speed rail authority by Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by GiveItUp, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 9 comments | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside 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. 24, 2010
Last comment by Buck, on Aug 24, 2010 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1716 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Dialogue needed on BevMo application

The Menlo Park Planning Commission, and maybe ultimately the City Council, soon will decide whether the city should use its...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Aug 24, 2010 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 2950 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Wiest files papers for Atherton council race

Cary Wiest, a real estate appraiser and an apparently new resident of the town, filed candidate papers for the Atherton City...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Aug 23, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 13 comments | 1982 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park election: Who are these people?

All six candidates running for Menlo Park City Council have spent time in the public eye, one way or another, some moments...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Aug 23, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 27 comments | 2787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Riders relish Tour de Menlo

Nearly 500 riders enjoyed a beautiful day of cycling Saturday in the seventh annual Tour de Menlo, sponsored by The Almanac...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Aug 23, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1440 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What Could Be Done With $30 Million

One of the reasons this country, and communities like the Peninsula are failing to make progress, is the way we spend indiscriminately...

Original post made by R.Gordon on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by StanfordStudent, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1664 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside's out-of-date construction fees may rise significantly

Although it is town policy in Woodside to recover most of the cost of town staff's involvement in construction and remodeling...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by EyeWitness, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 2073 Views

ATHERTON

Illegal parking nets bucks for Atherton

Atherton police issued parking citations in connection with the Menlo Charity Horse Show that could increase department revenues...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by PardonezMoi, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:00 am | 6 comments | 1857 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Disasters...Are We Prepared?

It seems that while we are concerned for some of the most mundane events, we have totally ignored what we would do in the...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by AREALSNOB, on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:26 am | 9 comments | 1952 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess baby pool malfunction in Menlo Park: probe ongoing; similar incident occurred in 2006

The Menlo Park investigation continues into a chlorination malfunction at the Burgess baby pool that put two children in...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Swimmer, on Aug 20, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 1570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Publisher Sloane Citron to start local newspaper

Another newspaper is coming to the Peninsula. On Aug. 16, the Daily WAMP enters the fray as a print-only newspaper published...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 20, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 1792 Views

ATHERTON

Judge rejects defense argument in pornography case

The judge in the case of former newspaper editor Brian Bothun, who is facing charges of felony possession of child pornography,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 20, 2010 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 1882 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New life in the vineyard

Paul Smith of Woodside describes himself as a man who, looking for love, found much more — "an entirely new life."...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1755 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park firefighters want OT for preparation

Why doesn't the Almanac ever pick up on these stories. San Jose Mercury News Menlo Park firefighters want OT for preparation The...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by what chutzpah, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 1532 Views

MENLO PARK

A new approach to solar power

Reuben Veek had an idea for how to offer solar power to homeowners who might not be able to afford it: form a nonprofit,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by lolo, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1855 Views

MENLO PARK

City prepares to go out to bid on pool contract

Perhaps learning from history, the city of Menlo Park released a staff report on the contract renewal for the Burgess swimming...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by reality based decision, on Aug 19, 2010 at 9:02 am | 24 comments | 2168 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman: Let's end the rancor

An attempt to gather Atherton City Council members together for a refresher course on the council's Code of Conduct appears...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Harpooner, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 49 comments | 3842 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries

<B>Alexander Baer Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=2355 posted Wednesday, August 16,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by charles webster baer, on Aug 17, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 2139 Views
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