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ATHERTON

Atherton council proceeds with its outsourcing plan

After a few words of regret by Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis, the Atherton City Council voted Wednesday night, Aug. 17, to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by fiscally responsible, on Aug 24, 2011 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1278 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: MP council reviews Stanford project

With many residents expressing opposition to Stanford's development proposal for 300-500 El Camino Real, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

On horseback, Woodside's Don Pugh has done it all

Horses have had a remarkable influence on the second half of Woodside resident Don Pugh's life. The Mounted Patrol of San...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Mar 15, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac recommends ...

<B> Rich Gordon for State Assembly Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9685 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 3, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 1277 Views

MENLO PARK

Nail salon chain hit with class action lawsuit

A class action lawsuit was filed in San Mateo County Superior Court today against a popular nail salon chain accused of wage...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Amata , on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:52 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 12/11/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Death Comes to Pemberley P D James 2 Cats Table Michael Ondaatje 3 Art of Fielding Chad Harbach 4 V...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge health care benefit for Fire Board Directors- why???

At it's 17 November meeting the Fire Board will consider reaffirming a policy which states: "3. Board members may ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Chickens come home to roost in Atherton

If you like the notion of raising chickens in your backyard, or think you might, you might want to show up at an event in...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally Cooper, on Feb 3, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's theatrical experiment

Postcards advertising musicians and comedians popped up in Menlo Park postboxes recently, bearing the city's logo in the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by time for stamps, on May 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 1276 Views

MENLO PARK

Town Square: More fallout from downtown plan

Visit AlmanacNews.com/square to join the conversation on Town Square, the Almanac's online forum.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by greenie, on May 16, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Michelle Rhees, Superman movie and DC cheating scandals

The editors removed my post and closed the topic on the Superman movie, Woodside High School and Micelle Rhees place in the...

Original post made by False idols on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by False idols, on Apr 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Review: "The Magic Flute"

There have been much more lavish (and expensive) productions of Mozart's most popular work, but Palo Alto's plucky West Bay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by johnt, on May 25, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

MENLO PARK

Rapid growth in Menlo Park school enrollment

Student enrollment is climbing dramatically in the Menlo Park City School District, and if the trend keeps up, the only...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by west sider, on Sep 18, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Menlo Park poised to renovate its downtown

It's very true that Redwood City, Palo Alto, San Carlos and Mountain View have all rejuvenated their downtowns. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Downtown Santa Cruz Ave unattractive, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

MENLO PARK

County Wasting Dollars?

Why is San Mateo County wasting tens of thousands of dollars resurfacing Santa Cruz Ave between Sand Hill and the Alameda....

Original post made by Waste Not on Oct. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

New supervisor Dave Pine has been around the block

Dave Pine, a former corporate attorney and a longtime part-time politician -- he held elected office at age 19 -- beat out...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lets Hope, on May 13, 2011 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former chief probation officer in county pleads not guilty to possessing child pornography

Former San Mateo County Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest pleaded not guilty Friday to two charges of possessing...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Apr 10, 2013 at 5:20 am | 13 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlowe Ballet celebrates one year with new works

From a neoclassical work by the ballet master of the San Francisco Ballet, to choreographer Michael Lowe's homage to instrumental...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Andressa Thorne, on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1274 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ronald Ferrando, 59, longtime bus driver for Las Lomitas School District

Ronald Rio Ferrando, a school bus driver for the Las Lomitas School District for 30 years, died Feb. 18 in Menlo Park. He...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bradford Barrett, on Mar 26, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1274 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood control

It's been more than 16 years since a flood swept through the homes of Spencenia Sims and her neighbors in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by at what cost?, on Aug 15, 2014 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 1274 Views
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