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ATHERTON

Atherton Committe of One Hundred

The Atherton Town Ordinance states: Special meetings may be called at any time by the mayor, or by three members of...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on May 22, 2010 at 1:58 am | 6 comments | 1906 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council passes 'healthy outlook' budget

Higher-than-expected property tax revenue and the effects of whittling down spending over the last few years have led to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by look north, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 1906 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Let Atherton decide: add taxes or cut spending

Atherton, like most communities, faces severe financial stress. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10129...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by save out town, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 1905 Views

ATHERTON

Report: Economic impact of electric Caltrain

Modernizing the Caltrain corridor with electrified trains and updated signal systems could create 9,600 jobs in the Bay...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 13, 2012 at 4:01 pm | 4 comments | 1905 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public meeting Wednesday on bike/pedestrian bridge

Menlo Park residents can weigh in Wednesday on design options for a rebuilt U.S. 101 bike/pedestrian overpass at Ringwood...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Condi, on Apr 14, 2009 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 1904 Views

MENLO PARK

Man pursues robbers, retrieves money

A man who was robbed of $20 at a Menlo Park gas station Thursday pursued the suspects, retrieved the money, and then led...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Darwin, on Mar 12, 2013 at 10:52 am | 6 comments | 1904 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editoral: City overreacts in censoring emails

Menlo Park's decision to delete a flood of emails sent to the City Council in support of a fired gymnastics instructor raises...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Leftist and laughing, on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Volunteers starts new "Brain Stormers" program

As an extension of its 60 years of service to aging adults, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. is adding a new activity-based program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1904 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Appearance of conflict a concern

Amid the mud-slinging during the race for Menlo Park's two open City Council seats, the one of greatest concern to voters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Clarence Punla, on Nov 6, 2008 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1903 Views

MENLO PARK

New restaurant to open at Allied Arts

A new restaurant, Cafe Primavera, will open Friday, Sept. 4, at Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park. It replaces...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Noreen, on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1903 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 | 1903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College post office manager sentenced

Debra Lynn Blaylock has pleaded no contest to felony charges of identity theft and credit card fraud stemming from her tenure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dana, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1903 Views

ATHERTON

Election results online Tuesday

AlmanacNews.com will report election results Tuesday night, Nov. 2. There will be election tables on top of the page, with...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1903 Views

ATHERTON

Traffic: Atherton may study entire stretch of Alameda de las Pulgas in town

Atherton's City Council decided when it met on Jan. 20 that instead of solely looking into a roundabout at Alameda de las...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Robert D., on Feb 1, 2016 at 11:40 am | 6 comments | 1903 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley teachers oppose furlough plan

==B School board meets Wednesday, June 20.== As the Portola Valley School District struggles to slash more spending for the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Chutzpah and Hubris, on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 1903 Views

MENLO PARK

Service for Ted Wellings

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan, 11, for Ted Wellings, a longtime resident of Woodside Hills who...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Barbara Mason, on Jan 11, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late donations poured in for bond measure

==B Update and correction.== In the two weeks before and one week after the Nov. 8 election, corporate donors gave $68,500...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 1902 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supervisors to face music on Stanford trail offer

==B Tuesday:== A moment of truth is coming Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 9 a.m. when San Mateo COunty supervisors meet to weigh in...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Alpine Bicyclist, on Dec 8, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 1902 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. 1902 Views

MENLO PARK

Mearsure G Senior citizen tax exemption due

July 15th is the deadline for filing a Senior exemption for the San Mateo Community College District (Measure G) tax exemption. Must...

Original post made by senior citizen on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1901 Views
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