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ATHERTON

Kathy McKeithen's Quiet Revolution

Tonight's election of Bill Widmer and re-election of Jim Dobbie to the Town Council has ushered in what will hopefully be...

Original post made by Hooray! on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

A call to the Almanac

Good morning, Mr. Gibboney. This is your wake-up call. Your paper has recently noted voters don't have much choice in...

Original post made by Hotel Operator on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 5, 2014 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 635 Views

ATHERTON

Ice Cream Social at Atherton library 3/24

Atherton library is hosting an ice cream social on Saturday, March 24, from 1-3 p.m. Bring a book to swap, or just come for...

Original post made by I Scream on Mar. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4156 Views

WOODSIDE

Illegal removal of heritage trees in Woodside

Or, If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? Recent Almanac articles have documented...

Original post made by I Speak For the Trees on Mar. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3222 Views

OTHER TOPICS

massive development proposed E of 101; Fire District impact ignored

Oh, this is funny. East Palo Alto (which Peter Carpenter has been trying to draw into attacking Menlo Park for the Facebook...

Original post made by I. Ron E. on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ad Nauseam , on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 1127 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hillary Clinton: Corporations and Businesses Don't Create Jobs

Appearing at a Boston rally for Democrat gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley on Friday, Hillary Clinton told the crowd...

Original post made by Ich Bin Ein Socialist on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:35 am | 22 comments | 726 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Best neighborhood Japanese spot

It's not the fanciest Japanese restaurant in Menlo Park, and certainly not the priciest, but Tokyo Subway is my favorite...

Original post made by Ichiban on Nov. 20, 2006
Last comment by Ichiban, on Jan 5, 2007 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 4100 Views

OTHER TOPICS

So it goes: The passing of a great man

Kurt Vonnegut is dead. Long live Kurt Vonnegut....

Original post made by In Mourning on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Apr 19, 2007 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 3074 Views

MENLO PARK

Steve Schmidt jumps to defense of Elizabeth Lasensky

A new letter just appeared in the Aug 12, edition of the Almanac http://www.almanacnews.com/morguepdf/2009/2009_08_12.alm.section1.pdf The...

Original post made by in the know on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1493 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combat ritual between two male rattlesnakes in Portola Valley

Click here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksdMaCE9_g4 to view a video of a combat ritual between two male Northern Pacific...

Original post made by In Your Back Yard on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Uncle Heavy, on Jul 29, 2007 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 4187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online tips that are helpful to cyclists

<b>This letter by John Fox of Menlo Park was published in the Jan. 24, 2006, issue of the Almanac.</b> Editor: As one...

Original post made by Infoguy on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 26, 2007 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 3199 Views

MENLO PARK

How to find out campaign contributions for council candidates?

A question, not an opinion (I know, shocking in these forums!): how does one find out the amounts and names of contributors...

Original post made by Information, we need information on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Information, we need information, on Oct 16, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 1865 Views

ATHERTON

McKeithen's Meddling

Kathy McKeithen has been trying to save the Atherton Town government. In doing so, she has nearly destroyed it. McKeithen...

Original post made by innocent bystander on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Oct 20, 2010 at 11:46 pm | 28 comments | 1658 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theater: latest salvo

Although you won't find it mentioned in the Almanac (or anywhere else, as far as I can tell) the Parks and Rec commission...

Original post made by Inquiring minds on Oct. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2621 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theater or Political Theater

Menlo Park doesn't need the Park Theater, because poor, poor stifled Ms. Maurano and others are providing all the political...

Original post made by Inside Analyst on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Pat White, on Nov 5, 2007 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 2584 Views

ATHERTON

Police Outsourcing

The City of San Carlos votes tonight on whether to outsource its Police Department. The Council Agenda is published and includes...

Original post made by Insight on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by accountability, on Sep 15, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 122 comments | 4238 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Promotes Police Lieutenant from Within

In a little heralded press release dated July 1, Atherton announced that Sergeant Joe Wade had been promoted to be Police...

Original post made by Inspector Erskine on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by e.grimley, on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:20 am | 3 comments | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't be a Horsley's Ass

Don Horsley says San Mateo County is one of the best run counties in the State. [Portion removed] Don't vote for Don...

Original post made by insurgent on May. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1239 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Baykeepers file 10 million dollar lawsuit

against local residents and not a word of it here or even the article...Strange...

Original post made by Interested on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Thomas, on Dec 10, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 1303 Views

ATHERTON

Last Night's Closed Session

Does anyone know who was appointed City Manager? [Portion removed.] ...

Original post made by Interested on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 20, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 7 comments | 1443 Views
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Blood on the Tracks
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