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MENLO PARK

City to spend most of utility user tax revenue on new employee retirement benefits

Today the city issued several staff reports recommending that the UUT tax rate be kept at the maximum rate and that the majority...

Original post made by Finance Wonk on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by ElectionWatcher, on Feb 14, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 33 comments | 3574 Views

ATHERTON

throwing good money after bad

I make a living by putting other people's money to work. I used to think spending $750 annually to keep our police department...

Original post made by financial advisor on Sep. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Wagstaffe Feels the Heat

I was blind copied in on an e-mail from the then disgraced and now celebrated Atherton ex Finance Director to San Mateo County...

Original post made by fireball on Apr. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1182 Views

ATHERTON

Furth Releases Jerry Carlson Conflict of Interest Report

Wynn Furth issued a report on whether Jerry Carlson violated California Fair Political Practices Commission Regulations as...

Original post made by firefly on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by innocent bystander, on Jul 12, 2010 at 11:46 am | 35 comments | 2271 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: NO on Parcel Tax

It's time for residents of Atherton to have a serious discussion about the upcoming parcel tax. Let me say in advance...

Original post made by Fiscally responsible on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Fiscally responsible, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:09 am | 18 comments | 2078 Views

ATHERTON

The scandal no one has heard about

Interim Police Chief Ed Flint is drawing a $14,500 monthly salary from Atherton. What has not been revealed is that he's...

Original post made by Fiscally responsible on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:07 am | 11 comments | 1285 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters Outdated

From this week's PA Weekly Letters to the Editor. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12862 Editor, The...

Original post made by Food For Thought on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1219 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Carlton be chosen as the next Menlo Park Mayor?

Should Carlton be chosen as the next Menlo Park Mayor? City Council please take notice. Considering the way Cat Carlton...

Original post made by Food For Thought on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 17, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 29 comments | 1368 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Check out this post on the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley:

Check out this post on the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley: ...

Original post made by Foodie on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by IRVIN CHAMBERS, on Mar 20, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 4693 Views

MENLO PARK

No 3rd Term for Rich Cline

When I read Cline's statements to the Almanac yesterday, I was shocked. (they are copied below) I voted and supported...

Original post made by former_Cline_supporter on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 3, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Birthday Virginia Chang Kiraly!

And thank you for all you have done for San Mateo County. The San Mateo County grand jury brought attention to the pension...

Original post made by FOV on Nov. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 358 Views

AROUND TOWN

I want a girl like the girls on Fox News

My liberal days are over. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNj0T4uK3lE ...

Original post made by Fox News Fan on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by CJ, on May 20, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 6 comments | 1102 Views

SPORTS

Gabriel Morgan Wins National Capitol Grand Prix; MP Resident Qualifies for US Junior Open Squash Championships

Gabriel Morgan, 10, one of the top ranked under 11 junior squash players in the United States, traveled to the Washington,...

Original post made by Frank Schmidt on Nov. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3364 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac Deletes all Pro-Bothun Comments

As a newspaper editor, Brian Bothun wrote an article that got an Atherton police chief criminally prosecuted ten years ago. Police...

Original post made by FREE PRESS on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 10, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 13 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is toay's Wamp?

It's now 4:45 PM and no friday Wamp publication in any of the local bins. Has anybody else found a copy? Just a little worried...

Original post made by Free Press? on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Waste Not, Wamp Not, on Oct 15, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

ATHERTON

Police Outsourcing - Can Discussions Take Place?!?

At today's finance committee meeting, former police chief Glenn Nielsen and representatives of the police union, together...

Original post made by Free Speech! on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by singing the blues, on Nov 20, 2010 at 10:00 am | 10 comments | 1234 Views

MENLO PARK

Show that the "green" effort isn't all hot air

Connoisseur's Marketplace is right around the corner, and you can bet businesses and other booth-keepers are busy renting...

Original post made by Friend of the Birds on Jun. 26, 2007
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 29, 2007 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 2685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social

Saturday, March 20th from 1 to 3 PM... bring a book and take a book home, and have some ice cream in the library secret garden....

Original post made by Friends of the Atherton Library on Mar. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duluth Breaks All Time Record for Consecutive Days Below Zero

The cold weather record has been broken with 23 consecutive days of temperatures below 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Never in the...

Original post made by Frosty the Snowman on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 67 comments | 1937 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Snow Storm hits Wyoming, Utah, and Montana in June!

Global warming hit the Rockies with a vengeance as the nation is within two days of the summer solstice. http://www.weather.com/safety/winter/montana-snow-june-20140616 Baby...

Original post made by Frosty the Snowman on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 7 comments | 533 Views
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