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Unions sue city over pension measure; council meets to discuss

==BI (This is an expanded version of a previously posted article)== A Menlo Park resident and two unions representing Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 4 comments | 1561 Views


Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views


Grand Jury report on Sequoia Healthcare District and LAFCo

I invite interested readers to attend the next Board Meeting of the Sequoia Healthcare District on June 5, 2013. See:

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 5 comments | 1561 Views


Ollie Brown retires, after 47 years, from fire service

When Ollie Brown, at right, heard sirens blaring from trucks leaving the fire station he grew up near in Toledo, Ohio, he...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jan 14, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views


Warehouse fire controlled; no injuries reported

A paint storage facility near Redwood City was destroyed by a two-alarm fire early this morning (June 29) but no one...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1561 Views


Menlo commissioner also working as HSR publicist

As reported in local newspapers, Menlo Park transportation commissioner Katherine Strehl signed on to handle publicity for...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joan, on Mar 9, 2011 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 1561 Views


FBI's investigation of Atherton was a hoax, poster says

It's been nearly a year now since John Johns, the former finance director in Atherton, began circulating the rumor that the...

Original post made by JT on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Sep 30, 2011 at 6:30 am | 15 comments | 1561 Views


Steve Schmidt jumps to defense of Elizabeth Lasensky

A new letter just appeared in the Aug 12, edition of the Almanac The...

Original post made by in the know on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1560 Views


With Menlo Park and Atherton aboard, suit against high-speed rail could be filed this week

Never one to be left behind when it comes to high-speed-rail advocacy, the city of Menlo Park is joining several other plaintiffs,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by fix local transit, on May 24, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 4 comments | 1560 Views


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 | 1560 Views


Sunday: Simitian holds sidewalk office hours

Meet and greet state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, at the Menlo Park Farmers' Market on Sunday, June 12. No appointment...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by John Woodell, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 1560 Views


Dave Pine to be sworn in Tuesday as supervisor

San Mateo County supervisor-elect Dave Pine says tackling budget issues and improving schools are at the top of his agenda...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Moderate, on May 26, 2011 at 7:01 am | 11 comments | 1560 Views


Sunday: Persimmon sale for charity

Local youth Lisa and Sara Hewitt, members of their philanthropy group, ChAngels, are hosting their third annual persimmon...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by loves persimmons, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1559 Views


Kepler’s Best-Sellers – Week of August 17, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 South Of Broad Pat Conroy 2 Zeitoun Dave Eggers 3 That Old Cape Magic Richard Russo 4 Inherent...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1559 Views


Atherton: Compensation cuts OK'd, but reconsideration likely

The vote may have been unanimous, but the outcome of the Atherton City Council's approval of compensation changes for 10...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by BenchMark, on Dec 4, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views


Tuesday: Public hearing on Bohannon project

The "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel project proposed by the Bohannon Development Co. will be the sole topic of discussion at...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2010 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 1558 Views


Menlo Park tries to counter state's plan to kill redevelopment agencies

Emergency legislation proposed by Governor Jerry Brown to stop redevelopment agencies from tying up local funds in new projects...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Richard Scholl, on Feb 16, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 1558 Views


Is the Sequoia High School District engaging in political advocacy using tax dollars?

On January 29, 2014, Superintendent Lianides sent an e-mail to parents announcing 6 Community meetings. See: A...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1558 Views


Apology due from Almanac Editorial Staff

My Grandson Ryan Ferrari,21, was killed in an auto accident on Saturday 28th Nov 09, on a road in Woodside Hills. His funeral...

Original post made by Ray McIntyre on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Agreed, on Dec 9, 2009 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 1558 Views


Uncounted ballots will determine community colleges parcel tax result

As of election night, the $34 annual parcel tax for the San Mateo County Community College District was passing with the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Statistician, on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1558 Views
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