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FICTION

The story of Oscar (who was not a grouch)

Oscar padded across the field, his feet leaving tracks in the patches of dust and short grass, his ears alert to the noises...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 31, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1787 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 2833 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama throws Boeing under the Airbus

Obama threw Boeing under the Airbus. The recess appointment of a former union lawyer to the NLRB when he could not be confirmed...

Original post made by John Galt on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Karl Marx, on Jun 19, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 1674 Views

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Sequoia HCD monitors Town Square Forum

Posts on other topics in this forum have triggered in my mind an obvious instance of misappropriation of public funds. Don...

Original post made by John J. \"Jack\" Hickey on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:48 am | 1 comment | 1479 Views

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Hickey Initiative re: Sequoia Healthcare District

Since the TEAM of Hickey, Graham and Stogner did not materialize, but I was re-elected by a substantial margin, I am initiating...

Original post made by John J. \"Jack\" Hickey on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Nov 9, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1497 Views

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Three for reform of the Sequoia Healthcare District

In her recent letter, Betty Seckler hit the nail on the head reform of the Sequoia Healthcare District will only happen...

Original post made by John McDowell on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 23, 2014 at 6:50 pm | 15 comments | 365 Views

MENLO PARK

What is the reponsibility of a citizen? II

On the one hand Peter Carpenter objects to citizens who suggest that only residents of a defined community have the "right'...

Original post made by John Milton on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 16, 2010 at 5:51 am | 8 comments | 1879 Views

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Meg Whitman employed illegal alien

Wow, Whitman lives in Atherton, the Almanac covers Atherton, but doesn't have a thing on he latest news. Anyways, Whitman...

Original post made by John Milton on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by freddy, on Oct 5, 2010 at 9:02 am | 34 comments | 2130 Views

SPORTS

Live High School Sports on 89.1fm KCEA

2006 89.1fm KCEA FOOTBALL BROADCAST SCHEDULE Listen Live @ http://www.KCEA.org This Friday Night, the undefeated (4-0)...

Original post made by John Mylod on Oct. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4071 Views

MENLO PARK

Climate Smart Program Makes Sense Given Menlo Park's Goals

Editor, Recent letters to the editor and anonymous comments on the Almanac's web page have been critical of the city of...

Original post made by John Nash on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on May 1, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 2320 Views

ATHERTON

A police commission is needed for Atherton

Yesterday, February 25, 2010 I submitted a citizen's complaint. This complaint included the following allegations of misconduct...

Original post made by John P Johns on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 2, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 12 comments | 1534 Views

ATHERTON

Town Square Terms of Use

Mr. Hine deleted a post about my experience with identity theft I placed on this forum earlier today. Mr. Hine's reasonning...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Mar 7, 2010 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1476 Views

ATHERTON

Identity Theft - Deleted Post

Dear Readers: The following is a post I wrote this morning. This post was deleted within an hour by Mr. Richard Hine. I...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 7, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Attorney's Law Firm Implodes

When Atherton selected Wynn Furth as the City Attorney to replace Marc Hynes, Jerry Carlson said that a deciding factor was...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hot off the presses, on Jul 2, 2010 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 1330 Views

ATHERTON

Living it up at taxpayer expense

While Atherton's financial condition was deteriorting, Atherton City Jerry Gruber appears to have been living it up at taxpayers...

Original post made by john p johns on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by marie antoinette, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views

ATHERTON

Now is the time to put the City Attorney contract out to bid

As was reported in the Daily Journal and on Atherton's website, the law firm that employs City Attorney Wynn Furth will cease...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by truthiness, on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1411 Views

ATHERTON

Don't Call Jerry Carlson at Home

Dear Readers: I placed a call to the home of Jerry Carlson last week. I had not heard back from Mr. Carlson after my repeated...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Melinda Tevis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:44 am | 6 comments | 1575 Views

ATHERTON

An offer for Jerry Carlson to Consider

The following is the text of an e-mail I sent to Jerry Carlson offering to withdraw my criminal complaint against him. Some...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 20 comments | 2145 Views

ATHERTON

Another Brown Act Violation in the Making

Dear Readers, The following is the text of an e-mail I sent to the Town of Atherton. Due to the apparent lack of attention...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1577 Views

ATHERTON

The Tornado Approaching Atherton Town Hall

The Town of Atherton is about to meet its match. Atherton is about to find out that there is something worse than a woman...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 1714 Views
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