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Firefighters Association supports Nelson, Silano, Mosby

<I>(This letter, submitted by John Wurdinger, president of the Menlo Park Firefighters Association, was published in the...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted, on Oct 31, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 4 comments | 1628 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: How the deal was made for Prop 13

The recent Almanac story I saw published in the Palo Alto Weekly recounting Jennifer Bestor's research into Proposition 13...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Excuse Me, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1628 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council forms labor subcommittee

Newly re-elected Mayor Rich Cline and Vice Mayor Kirsten Keith will serve on a labor negotiations subcommittee formed by...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by The question man, on Dec 17, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 15 comments | 1628 Views

ATHERTON

Christmas comes early this year for an Atherton cop

While the Atherton council and staff is busy battening down the hatches to continue to fight several taxpaying residents...

Original post made by Sad but true on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by fuzzy wuzzy, on Dec 18, 2010 at 12:25 am | 2 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elected Official Compensation

Intriguing data courtesy of the LA Times. They have a recap of all general law cities and the amount paid to council members....

Original post made by Benefit Watcher on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 7, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 1628 Views

MENLO PARK

City fails to disclose latest pool gas exposure

It's like deja vu, only without the public disclosure: A swimmer at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park received emergency medical...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 13 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Complex Searsville Dam issue being addressed

I read with interest the Viewpoint piece by Dr. Walter Bortz in the Nov. 26 issue of the Almanac ("Searsville Dam should...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 21, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 1628 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Thieves target unlocked cars in Lindenwood

Thieves took items from three unlocked cars parked in driveways in Lindenwood during the night of June 7 or early morning...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Jun 9, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1628 Views

WOODSIDE

Mounted Patrol will meet to work out compromise

The end is in sight as critics of and advocates for the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County spoke to the Woodside Town Council...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Judi Kiel, on Oct 26, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Corrections in Portola Valley story

In the Sept. 19 issue, the Almanac reported on plans by the town of Portola Valley to purchase a property at 900 Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by pvresident, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today, Sunday are 'Spare the Air' days

A third consecutive winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Sunday, Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by complaints, on Jan 3, 2015 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 1627 Views

ATHERTON

Resources on Police Oversight and Review Committees

1 - http://www.cabq.gov/council/completed-reports-and-studies/police-oversight-task-force-report 2- http://www.parc.info/oversight_agencies.chtml 3...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Murder suspect pleads not guilty

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh of unincorporated Woodside has pleaded not guilty to charges of premeditated murder for financial...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 28, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1626 Views

ATHERTON

County's motion to dismiss Buckheit lawsuit fails

With a recent ruling by U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero, Atherton resident Jon Buckheit has prevailed a second time in...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dharma, on Oct 20, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1626 Views

ATHERTON

Teacher put on leave after student calls cops

A teacher at Selby Lane School in Atherton has been placed on paid administrative leave after a 13-year-old student in his...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 19, 2011 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 1626 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library: More comment time added

Some Atherton residents have asked the town to give them two extra weeks to comment on what should be in an environmental...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Worried, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1626 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 | 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

A headmaster hangs up the chalk after 20 years of transformation

It was mid-afternoon on a glorious day -- sunny, mild, the air fragrant with spring. But on the Menlo School campus, Norman...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail Authority: No berms for high-speed rail on the Peninsula

Should high-speed rail come to the Peninsula, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 12, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 1625 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Man killed in crash is identified

The San Mateo County coroner's office has identified a Newark man who died in a crash Thursday near La Honda while performing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by WC Dog, on May 27, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1625 Views
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