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MENLO PARK

Surreal moments from the Menlo campaign trail

Where will the candidates spend election night? The answer depends on whether a candidate backs Measure T. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by rules rules, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:54 am | 13 comments | 1681 Views

ATHERTON

Election results online Tuesday

AlmanacNews.com will report election results Tuesday night, Nov. 2. There will be election tables on top of the page, with...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1883 Views

ATHERTON

No endorsements this year for disgraced Atherton police department

Last election, the Atherton police union endorsed candidates for town council amidst outcry of conflict of interests. After...

Original post made by What a difference a year makes on Nov. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Oct. 31, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 City Of Tranquil Light Bo Caldwell 2 Worth Dying For Lee Child 3 Confession John Grisham 4 Our Kind...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Nov. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1266 Views

MENLO PARK

Election: Bohannon adds $325,000 to Measure T campaign

Thanks to developer David Bohannon, financial support has skyrocketed for Measure T, the ballot proposal that would allow...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Like....totally...., on Nov 1, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 13 comments | 2006 Views

MENLO PARK

Treasury candidates digging into own wallets

In the runoff election for the office of San Mateo County treasurer/tax collector, both candidates have lent themselves...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by The sign snatcher, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views

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 | 1550 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. 1438 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 | 1508 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 | 2740 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 | 1681 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 | 1611 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 | 1346 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 | 4703 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 | 2727 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 | 757 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 | 2382 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 | 1587 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 | 1691 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 | 1500 Views
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Heart Pounding, Hands Cold and Sweating
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,610 views