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ATHERTON

Atherton council to slow compensation cuts

As expected, the newly configured Atherton City Council rescinded its Nov. 28 adoption of a resolution that would cut compensation...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Reverse, on Dec 27, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Open letter to Sequoia Healthcare District Directors Kane, Faro and Griffin

Open letter to Sequoia Healthcare District Directors Kane, Faro and Griffin posted on Almanac Town Square Forum http://www.almanacnews.com/ My...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans installs 'high tech' fare boxes

New "high tech" fare boxes that accept cash, coins, tokens and paper magnetic-stripe tickets are being installed on SamTrans...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by so last century, on Jun 20, 2011 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1077 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Supes may vote on sales tax measure

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors may decide on Tuesday, July 24, whether to place on the Nov. 6 ballot a measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 7:37 am | 7 comments | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of January 4, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Help Kathryn Stockett 2 Cutting For Stone Abraham Verghese 3 Girl Who Played With Fire Stieg Larsson 4 Noah's...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jan. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christopher Hitchens cancels Kepler's talk

Author Christopher Hitchens has canceled a talk he planned to give at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board: 'Huge shift' in compensation policy?

Are firefighters overpaid? In negotiating pay packages, should fire districts consider only what other fire departments...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 11 comments | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

City Manager [Rojas] wants loan extension

The Daily Post has yet again scooped all other local papers with the article titled, "City manager wants loan extension." The...

Original post made by Joanna on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by new guy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:46 am | 5 comments | 1075 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park residents question country club well

Menlo Park residents giving the city feedback on an irrigation well requested by the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Nov 11, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 1075 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: Jonelle Grace Madsen of Atherton, recently celebrated 70th wedding anniversary

Jonelle Grace Madsen, who resided in Atherton for the past 36 years, died Oct. 8, just a few weeks after she and her husband...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Janine, on Oct 27, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton and Facebook: Friends at last

It appears that all's well and friendly between the town of Atherton and its new neighbor, Facebook, after a period of disagreement...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 1074 Views

OTHER TOPICS

About-face: Former climate change skeptic now says global warming is man-made

This is actually pretty big news. One of the biggest climate change skeptics announced over the weekend that his much-publicized...

Original post made by POGO on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jul 31, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 5 comments | 1074 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Chief, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley man pleads no-contest to child porn charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 65, pleaded no contest Tuesday to charges of possession of child pornography, according...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Andrea, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Initiative responses to over-reaching by public employee unions

Here are three initiatives being proposed for the consideration by California voters: ELIMINATES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 22 comments | 1073 Views

MENLO PARK

Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 8 comments | 1073 Views

MENLO PARK

David Bohannon races back to Menlo Park Politics

In Feb. 2007, the Almanac posted an article wherein David Bohannon stated he was no long going to be involved in Menlo Park...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Oct 17, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1072 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's embarrassment of riches

The Town's cry of a "structural deficit" is beginning to look more and more a cry of "wolf". The Town is expected to realize...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by geez oh pete, on Jul 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Master Plan Meeting Nov 8

All Recorded Atherton Town Government Meetings are available here: http://www.youtube.com/user/AthertonPOA ***** Atherton...

Original post made by APOA on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Nov 12, 2011 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 1072 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scholar with a cause

Sarah Mummah is beyond doubt a determined woman. She recalls that as a Stanford student, when a professor was discussing...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Billy Lee, on Apr 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1072 Views
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