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MENLO PARK

City Hall Email Used for Politics: Messages give behind-the-scenes view of campaigns

http://imgur.com/kO803.gif Read the article written by David DeBolt of the Daily Post today....

Original post made by Joanna on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2010 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 1484 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Pays Highest Increase In Garbage Rates

Why is it that Atherton is paying a 38.9& increase in garabage rates? Our neighboring communities, Redwood City and Menlo...

Original post made by Rebecca on Oct. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1367 Views

ATHERTON

San Mateo County's Website:2 Grand Jury Links Removed.

Sequoia Healthcare District slate leader Jack Hickey had placed a direct link to the 2 specific Grand Jury reports 2000-01...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 1440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High teachers re-bond in wake of 'Superman'

As military veterans know, the feelings that develop after a group has been attacked often create strong bonds of loyalty...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Woodside teacher, on Oct 31, 2010 at 12:27 am | 2 comments | 2617 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election in 4 days - return control to Republicans

Four questions I saw posted about how bad things have deteriorated under Obama, with answers. Fascinating how conventional...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Another Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 5 comments | 1550 Views

MENLO PARK

Beware - Fake Endorsement Mailers

Voters beware -- Once again, our mail is filled with numerous mailers endorsing multiple candidates and measures. An alarming...

Original post made by concerned voter on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 30, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 20 comments | 1537 Views

ATHERTON

Question posed to Atherton. Lets see who answers.

1) Why did we pay out to Pilar Buckley $250,000 without even a deposition? [Portion removed] 2) Why did we have to pay...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 30, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 1289 Views

FICTION

Ken Follet's Book Fall of Giants

I am only partially through the book Fall of Giants but I highly recommend reading it. One very hilarious passage occurs...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 4430 Views

WOODSIDE

Today: Halloween Hoopla Parade in Menlo

Families and kids are invited to come in costumes and participate in Menlo Park's annual Halloween Hoopla Parade on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by judi, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers re-bond in wake of 'Superman'

A "Band of Brothers/Sisters" effect is galvanizing teachers and staff at Woodside High School following the simply drawn...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 9 comments | 587 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman behaving badly

"I'm going to do whatever I can to help you out, because you're such a good-looking woman." That remark raises no eyebrows...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Not Kim, on Oct 29, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 26 comments | 2231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audit: Rail authority not ready for federal funds

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has dished out more than $3.4 million in payments without reviewing the relevant...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by reader, on Oct 29, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 1493 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reports: High-speed rail to start in Central Valley

Construction of California's controversial high-speed rail project will likely begin in the Central Valley thanks to a $902...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 29, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 13 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa's not coming to town after all

Santa's lost his ride this year. Despite months of effort trying to save it, this week Caltrain's managers canceled the holiday...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 1388 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Think there 'Oughta be a Law'?

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, is inviting California residents to submit ideas for state legislation in his 10th...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on Oct 28, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

MENLO PARK

When is the Halloween parade?

Every link I've gone to through a google search hasn't worked, including to the city web page. The main calendar page states...

Original post made by Downtown parent on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by poster, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton is unfair. Back of the bus please.

We went to planning again tonight. I am just heart sick over the results. Four to two year depending on where you are standing....

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Caroline, on Oct 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four vie for three seats on Menlo Park school board

Growing enrollment, shrinking revenue. Increased pressure on school districts to find ways to slash spending without harming...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Current parents please, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1739 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Good, bad in state propositions

The Almanac analyzed selected state propositions that will be on the Nov. 2 ballot and has taken these positions. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sounds logical, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Halloween celebration at M-A High School

It's the season for treats and, some say, tricks. The leadership class at Menlo-Atherton High School is getting involved...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 28, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1349 Views
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