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Rich Gordon to chair subcommittee overseeing high-speed rail authority

Newly elected state Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, has been named chairman of the Assembly budget subcommittee that...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jan 3, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments | 1643 Views


Reps: High-speed rail should merge with improved Caltrain system on Peninsula

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views


Kepler's Best Seller - Week of April 12, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Fault Line - Barry Eisler 2 Shannon - Frank Delaney 3 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 14, 2009
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Sheriff's deputies arrest two in Skyline Boulevard shooting incident

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office apprehended two juveniles who were carrying an air rifle on Sunday,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Local, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 1643 Views


Tonight: Atherton reviews options for new library

A community meeting to review options for a new library in Atherton is set for Tuesday, June 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by gotaDell , on Jul 1, 2011 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 1643 Views


Will locals have a seat at the table?

From the laying of the first tracks on the transcontinental rail line, the little folks have had a notoriously tough time...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rich Cline, on Mar 4, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1642 Views


Dr. William Ayres Trial

The trial of Dr. William Ayres has been going on for the last several weeks now. Recently one victim who used to live in...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1642 Views


Peninsula Cities Consortium issues high-speed rail challenge: 'build it right or not at all'

Atherton, Menlo Park and three of its allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by AMAZED, on Jul 10, 2010 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 1642 Views


Solution to Drainage Lawsuit about to be Filed

Apparently, the Town of Atherton has a relatively new drainage policy that I just learned about in the context of a courageous...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by maybe so but, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 5 comments | 1642 Views


Woodside: Man fled to neighbor's after attack

A Woodside man fled into a neighbor's house after he was attacked with a shovel Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 8 comments | 1642 Views


Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission studies El Camino Real

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will hold a study session tonight (April 6) to consider how to improve El Camino Real....

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2015 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 1641 Views


Saturday: Memorial for teacher at La Entrada

A memorial service will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, for Jason Picetti, the La Entrada Middle School teacher...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 20, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1641 Views


Thursday: 'SurvivalFest 2012' at Hillview

A rock-climbing wall, make-your-own survival bracelet, and an appearance by Game Truck, a mobile audiovisual and video-game...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Edwin, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 1641 Views


Semifinalists named in National Merit competition

Local high school seniors showed their academic talents by being named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sharie Geaghan, on Oct 23, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1641 Views


Atherton: Cutting cost of code enforcement

The Atherton City Council is soliciting new proposals for code-enforcement work. Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by black and BLUE, on Oct 8, 2010 at 9:57 am | 7 comments | 1641 Views


New phone number for The Almanac newsroom

The Almanac newsroom has a new phone number: (650) 854-2690. Please update your records and use this number only to reach...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 8, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1640 Views


Hotel financing holds up Bohannon project

Challenges in financing a major hotel are holding up the huge office-hotel project known as Menlo Gateway, developer David...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 1640 Views


Should Government websites be searchable?

In my struggle to make the Sequoia Healthcare District more user friendly, I suggested to CEO Lee Michelson that "Searchable...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1640 Views


Middle-aged man robs Menlo Park bank

A man estimated to be about 40 to 50 years old with gray hair robbed the Bank of the West branch at 900 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Rita Rosberg, on Aug 2, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 6 comments | 1640 Views


Atherton tops county in property-value growth

During a period when the average growth rate of San Mateo County's assessed property value is 3.3 percent, Atherton officials...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1640 Views
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