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AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Harvest Fest at Allied Arts Guild

Bratwurst, beer and holiday crafts will be featured at the Allied Arts Guild's first Harvest Fest on Saturday, Oct. 31,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Um, on Oct 31, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 1426 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton parcel tax campaign raises $10,000

Supporters of Measures S and T, a renewal of the Atherton parcel tax on the Nov. 3 ballot, raised more than $10,000 as of...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 30, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 3 comments | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sen. Yee proposes 'opt-in' phone books

Piles of unwanted phone books littered throughout the Bay Area and the state could soon be reduced under legislation...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by sasha, on Oct 30, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 4 comments | 1291 Views

MENLO PARK

Reconsiderations, accusations, recriminations, insinuations ... just another council meeting

In a Menlo Park City Council term that has enjoyed its share of strange, puzzling, and temperamental behavior by council...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 22 comments | 5447 Views

WOODSIDE

Reader miffed, columnist responds

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8769 posted Wednesday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 1869 Views

ATHERTON

Argument Against the Parcel Tax

Jerry Carlson is flat out wrong. Atherton does not need the parcel tax to function. Here are some reasons why: Developer...

Original post made by news hound on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 1532 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Conflict of, er, Civic Interest League

In all of the pressure being brought by the Atherton Civi Interest League (ACIL) to support the parcel tax, no one has realized...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jon B., on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 15 comments | 2715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Letters from Las Lomitas district teachers were not 'threatening'

I am writing to clarify some misunderstandings that readers might get from your Oct. 14 article about the resignation of...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by elle, on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1567 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Internet birthday a local affair

An SRI computer was at one end and a UCLA computer at the other in the first attempt, forty years ago today, to log in to...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Oct 29, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1525 Views

FICTION

Free flu shots in Woodside, Menlo Park

Looking ahead to flu season, the San Mateo County Health Department is offering free vaccinations to eligible residents over...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 29, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 4148 Views

ATHERTON

Story Time at the Atherton Library

This Friday, Ms. Andrea Gemmet of the Almanac News will be at the Atherton Library to tell about how she was scooped by one...

Original post made by linda lucille on Oct. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1552 Views

MENLO PARK

City discovers $400,000 accounting error

Pencil-sharpening begins anew as city tries to re-balance budget. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5012...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by reality here, on Oct 28, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 28 comments | 2146 Views

WOODSIDE

Goats and chickens have left Woodside

The little Woodside "farm" known as Goat Hill at the corner of Hacienda Drive and Woodside Road is still producing eggs and...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by LYNN, on Oct 28, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1839 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Library needs your input

The San Mateo County Library is leading an effort to understand the current and future needs regarding the Atherton Library....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1422 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Left Wing Newspapers See Dramatic Drop in Circulation

In an article by By Barbara Ortutay, an AP Business Writer published this morning she cited a dramatic drop in ciculation...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Gern Blanston, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Tentative ruling in high-speed rail suit

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that work may proceed on the California high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 27, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 5 comments | 1507 Views

MENLO PARK

The Manhattanization of Menlo Park?

As activists campaign in opposition to long-term plans for the downtown area, city officials struggle to assuage concerns...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Long term resident, on Oct 27, 2009 at 11:17 am | 16 comments | 1862 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park businesses, property owners organize to oppose downtown plan

Several prominent downtown property and business owners challenge emerging plans to reconfigure Menlo Park's downtown. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by menlo resident, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 11 comments | 1447 Views

ATHERTON

Another legal setback for Atherton

A San Mateo Court judge dealt a severe blow to the Town of Atherton and its efforts to stop the former finance director from...

Original post made by court watcher on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hubris, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 1741 Views

SPORTS

M-A Twins win Silver and Bronze at US Champs

Philipp and Daniel Kopisch participated this weekend in the US Championships in Orienteering. This sport requires to literally...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Oct. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1809 Views
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