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MENLO PARK

District attorney closes Menlo priest investigation

The San Francisco District Attorney's Office has decided not to press charges against Father William Myers, pastor of a Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:06 am | 9 comments | 1268 Views

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High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Young Voice (2), on Apr 21, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 1268 Views

WOODSIDE

'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 21, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1268 Views

MENLO PARK

There will be more at stake in Big Game than just the Axe

There have been stranger weeks leading up to the Big Game than this one, but it would be difficult to find. Stanford is favored...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cardinal Mom, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1267 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - Finance Committee Meeting Sep 13, 2011

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING SEP 13, 2011 ROLL CALL Jim Dobbie, Bill Widmer, Greg Conlon, Jeff Wise, Alain Enthoven http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Szil2bypfDY#t=3m4s PUBLIC...

Original post made by APOA on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Sep 18, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1267 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time for Menlo to move on redesign

I recently attended a City Council meeting to speak in favor of the Planning Commission's recommendations on the Downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Oct 6, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments | 1267 Views

ATHERTON

Is Almanac asking the right questions about finance director retirement

Last night's Almanac article quoted retiring Atherton finance director Louise Ho as saying she was not fired, but rather...

Original post made by Questions on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 1267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trust -- at what cost?

Why would a man who is trusted, admired and looked up to by his community betray them? That question is now being asked by...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 1, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1267 Views

MENLO PARK

Gang members allegedly beat preschooler

Two suspected members of the Taliban East Palo Alto gang allegedly beat a preschooler and threatened to shoot him because...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 3, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Shaping the West

It's a safe bet that few can now say what these four things have in common: asparagus, the sliding glass door, a wilderness...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie Mytels, on Apr 12, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social

Saturday, March 20th from 1 to 3 PM... bring a book and take a book home, and have some ice cream in the library secret garden....

Original post made by Friends of the Atherton Library on Mar. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1266 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Carlos to pursue hybrid fire department

The San Carlos City Council voted unanimously Monday night to begin negotiations with Redwood City to create a hybrid...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1266 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Center, the Library, and Perpetuating the Private Army

Right now Atherton is embroiled in one of the largest controversies it has ever had over the location of the library. Didi...

Original post made by Jerry Lewis on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:03 am | 6 comments | 1266 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Mayor's letter upsetting for police supporter

On Oct. 31 we received a letter dated Oct. 18 from "The Mayor" (no name) of Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13419...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by More Spending, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Tax would help Portola Valley schools

Officials at the two-school Portola Valley district have their hopes riding on a successful outcome of the Measure O election....

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by PV resident, on May 2, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 7 comments | 1266 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Lieutenant Position "On Hold"

After conducting a nationwide search to fill the vacant Atherton Police Lieutenant job, the position is now "on hold", with...

Original post made by Police Beat on Mar. 17, 2010
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ATHERTON

OUTSIDE INVESTIGATOR HIRED BY ATHERTON CLEARS GUERRA AND PETERSON

In a stunning and unexpected turn of events, the Town of Atherton announced today that the outside, independent and totally...

Original post made by EXTRA, EXTRA - READ ALL ABOUT IT on Jun. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1265 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Consider a gift to the Holiday Fund

Despite the ongoing financial challenges we all face, last year Almanac readers contributed nearly $100,000 to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1265 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A Texan proposes a solution to Welfare abuse

The following was published in the Waco Herald Tribune, November 18, 2010 and posted at http://picklyman.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/from-the-waco-herald-tribune-november-18-2010/....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1265 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: Paul Baran named to Internet Hall of Fame

Atherton inventor Paul Baran, who died last year, was inducted Monday into the Internet Hall of Fame in Geneva, Switzerland....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by RUKiddingMe?, on Apr 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1265 Views
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