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Changing the way we elect county supes

Unlike every other county in California, San Mateo County holds county-wide elections for supervisors. Though candidates...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by margaret dorfman, on May 5, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1754 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The wilder side of redistricting

A proposed state redistricting plan has added some interesting dynamics to the political representation in the Almanac's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:23 am | 2 comments | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Tentative ruling in high-speed rail suit

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that work may proceed on the California high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 27, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 5 comments | 1753 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton will revisit road-impact fee refund

Two Atherton councilmen who voted to refund $1.6 million worth of road-impact fees paid to the town by builders have placed...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Richard Andrews, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 1753 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts Menlo Park council

Henry Riggs, chair of Menlo Park's Planning Commission, charges that the City Council acted rashly in revising an ordinance...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 6, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1752 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans spraying herbicides along Hwy. 84

Despite vociferous protests by county residents, Caltrans was spraying herbicides along Highway 84/La Honda Road early this...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by La Honda Resident, on Dec 10, 2011 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 1752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's new ASRB member has ties to culinary world stars

Woodside resident Maggie Mah Johnson, a food industry consultant, a former assistant to Julia Child, and an equestrian, is...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 20, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl killed in I-280 crash is identified

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the girl who was killed in a crash on Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Diego campos , on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1752 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton parcel tax renewal wins handily

Atherton's parcel tax renewal, Measure S, won a resounding victory, passing 1,104 votes to 319. Measure S, and its companion...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Just Sick, on Dec 15, 2009 at 9:44 am | 3 comments | 1752 Views

ATHERTON

Armed man invades Atherton home

A man armed with a gun and a knife got away with some $322,000 in jewelry and watches after invading an occupied house in...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 9 comments | 1752 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: Menlo Park City Council Members share vision, policy goals for environment

At the Menlo Park City Council Environmental Candidate Forum, 4 of the City Council candidates shared their vision and policy...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1751 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative.

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative. One of the most disgusting actions a Menlo Park Council has...

Original post made by the way it is on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Fed up II, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of demolition

As demolition proceeded last week on the Hillview Middle School campus, this mural -- part of a long tradition of students'...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by alan miller, on Jul 23, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 1751 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by none of yours, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train breaks down in Menlo Park

Caltrain southbound train No. 258 broke down in Menlo Park around 4:20 p.m. Monday, blocking traffic on Ravenswood Avenue,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by electrifcation, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1751 Views

ATHERTON

THE GAUNTLET

Have the recent proclamations by John Danielson and Jim Dobbie crossed a line? Is that line the law on the books about...

Original post made by C. Eastwood on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thomas (Sharon Heights), on Jun 13, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 10 comments | 1751 Views

ATHERTON

APOA aka Teamsters slow in posting video of 10/17/12 meeting

Usually they are right on top of it to keep the residents of Atherton informed of the council meetings. This is the first...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Thanks, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 1751 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley flooded with volunteers

The cup runneth over for the town of Portola Valley. Seventeen residents, including six incumbents, have applied for seven...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by time to move on, on Nov 27, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1751 Views

MENLO PARK

Green parking lots in city's future?

In reviewing preliminary plans for renovation of a parking plaza between Crane and Chestnut streets at Oak Grove Avenue,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1750 Views

MENLO PARK

Around Town: 'Civil Rights Tales' from those who lived them

"Civil Rights Tales," a collection of stories and songs by those who lived through the civil rights movement, will be presented...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Fred Zinnemann, on Jan 27, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 1750 Views
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