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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 | 1361 Views

MENLO PARK

Yes on M saves the specific plan; no on M implodes it

Unless restricted by Measure M, Greenheart and Stanford seek to develop over 80% of the Plan maximum non-residential space...

Original post made by George c. Fisher on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by undecided on M, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 37 comments | 1361 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million revenue shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 8, 2010 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1360 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Shop Local' aims to boost business, shopping

A new program to connect shoppers from Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton with local businesses is launching...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 1360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Council candidates forum in Menlo Park

Candidates for the Menlo Park City Council will answer questions at a forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the council...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:33 am | 4 comments | 1360 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 | 1360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo gallery: President Obama visits Facebook

President Barack Obama visited Facebook in Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) to take part in a "town hall" meeting entitled...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 23, 2011 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1360 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo studies service cuts, tax hikes

What to cut and how to cut remains the focus of the Menlo Park City Council, which will hold a study session Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 31, 2012 at 11:14 am | 8 comments | 1360 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Firefighters plan wildfire drills in Portola Valley

Firefighters from all over San Mateo County will converge on the Spring Down open space just south of the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bolivar, on Apr 1, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1360 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Romney leads in local March fundraising

Donors in March contributed $163,100 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area. Mitt Romney's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1360 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 | 1360 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton and Facebook: Friends at last

It appears that all's well and friendly between the town of Atherton and its new neighbor, Facebook, after a period of disagreement...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 1360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student designs, paints mural at local school

Belle Haven School will have a bright new addition to its campus this fall, thanks to Menlo-Atherton High School student...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Aimee Yan, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1360 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton removes Circus Club tax hike from ballot measure

After hearing from a number of unhappy residents and having second thoughts about a July 17 decision on the town's parcel...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 14, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 1360 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley meets on food trucks

On what occasions are food trucks allowed to park and open their shutters to customers in Portola Valley? The Town Council,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by pvrez, on Aug 28, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 4 comments | 1360 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight is 'Flight Night' in Portola Valley

Portola Valley will hold its fourth annual "Flight Night," with demonstrations and displays of radio-controlled model aircraft,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 16, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 1360 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: It is time to adjust Prop 13

Research by a Menlo Park woman with a school-aged child described in last week's Almanac shows in dramatic detail how the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Homework Maven, on Apr 4, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes restore services to county budget

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Thursday adopted a $1.69 billion budget for the next fiscal year after adding...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1359 Views

MENLO PARK

No fireworks at fire board candidate forum

The clear winner of the night may have been the World Series, given the sparse crowd attending the forum for the five candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Elliot Margolies, on Oct 24, 2011 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 1359 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Great Treasure Hunt May 22nd

The Great Treasure Hunt A fundraiser to benefit Carillon School May 22, 2010 10:00am 4:00pm Christ...

Original post made by Andi Mallinckrodt on Mar. 25, 2010
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