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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. 1948 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 | 1605 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 | 2046 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 | 2386 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 | 4175 Views

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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 | 2471 Views

FICTION

Wednesday: Atherton may adopt resolution opposing high-speed rail project

The Atherton City Council will consider Wednesday a resolution putting the town government on record as opposing the California...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by JustAsking, on Aug 17, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 5 comments | 5204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain may suspend all weekend service

Proposed fare increases and service suspensions will be topics for a Caltrain community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by John Murphy, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 16 comments | 2191 Views

MENLO PARK

Readers' Choice 2010: And the winners are ...

Enough with celebrity news, already. How about shining some light on the stars in our local community, the people who run...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gibboney Fan, on Aug 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area Council spokesman blasts Menlo Park, Atherton for fighting high-speed rail project

Bay Area Council vice president and spokesman Joe Arellano issued a statement Friday singling out Menlo Park and Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 28 comments | 2802 Views

MENLO PARK

77 Menlo Park Employees make over $100,000!

Daily Post! Daily Post! Read all about it! Today's Daily Post lists salaries for Menlo Park employees. City Manager...

Original post made by Joanna on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 32 comments | 1941 Views

ATHERTON

Sounding the Alarm

The following is an address to the City Council that ex Finance Director John Johns has requested be read in his absence. It...

Original post made by newsmaker on Aug. 17, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Chuck Bernstein blasts Council on Ballot arguments

Published on the Menlo Park email website is a letter to officials in Menlo Park http://ccin.menlopark.org:81/5502.html from...

Original post made by really interesting on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1653 Views

MENLO PARK

Act of kindness leads to $93,000 for food bank

What started as a simple act of kindness a year ago, when a Menlo Park woman offered to pay a complete stranger's grocery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mitch, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Six run for three seats on council

As the clock slipped past 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 11), so did the opportunity to run for Menlo Park City Council. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 2224 Views

MENLO PARK

State agrees with Andy Cohen's complaint regarding conflict of interest in Cargill case

The state has ruled in favor of a complaint filed by Menlo Park City Council member Andy Cohen. The issue is the Cargill/Saltworks...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 17 comments | 2645 Views

ATHERTON

Three file for Atherton council race so far

Incumbents Jim Dobbie and Jerry Carlson, and town Audit Committee member Bill Widmer have filed papers to run for a seat...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 25 comments | 4581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Totally predictable law suit against Sequoia Union High chool District

Last January I called on the SUHS District to enter into discussions with their MA High School neighbors to develop a mutually...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 8 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 8/15/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Star Island Carl Hiaasen 2 Lovers Vendela Vida 3 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Internet 'e-personation' law passes Legislature

A bill that would make it a misdemeanor to maliciously impersonate someone on the Internet was passed by the state Legislature...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 1763 Views
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