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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 | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

3 County Supervisors skip the transparent vetting process, appoint Controller.

Supervisors Don Horsley, Adrienne Tisser, and Rose Jacobs Gibson (who was appointed) solved the vacant position of Controller...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1160 Views

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High-speed rail price tag drops by $30 billion in new plan

The cost of California's proposed high-speed rail system would drop by $30 billion from earlier estimates under a revised...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cass Apple, on Apr 3, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 5 comments | 1160 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park historian to be commended

Frank Helfrich, long-time Menlo Park resident and keeper of town history, was tapped for a commendation from the City Council....

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by History Buff, on May 24, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 1160 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg donates a fortune to Silicon Valley foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by monica thompson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Latest trend: out of the car and onto the bike

There are so many more of us than there once was. Where are the walkers and bikers all coming from? Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by David Roise, on Jun 10, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1159 Views

MENLO PARK

Home & Garden closing doors

Home & Garden and...Kids too! at 714 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park is closing shop after 16 years of selling kids...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Downtown Business Owner, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 1159 Views

MENLO PARK

Daily Post: "Take the broom to city hall"

Today, the Daily Post, endorsed Ohtaki, Bernstein, and Keith. The Daily Post seems to have tapped into the anti-incumbent...

Original post made by Outside Looking In on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by serial voter, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 11 comments | 1159 Views

ATHERTON

Nobody for Atherton Town Council

My write in candidate will be none of the above. For two of the three seats up for grabs. There is one candidate, a...

Original post made by roving reporter on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by spitfire, on Oct 14, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 5 comments | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recology collects holiday trees

Recology San Mateo County will collect holiday trees between Dec. 26 and Jan. 31 on regular compost collection days. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by StillwithTree, on Jan 5, 2012 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

ATHERTON

The other side of the Atherton election's profit/loss

Much has been made of the Atherton police officer union's endorsement of Cary Wiest and Elizabeth Lewis. The union obviously...

Original post made by CPA on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Atherton Election, on Oct 24, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Belle Haven pool adds hours for water polo

Tim Sheeper of Menlo Swim and Sport will open the Belle Haven pool six days a week starting the month for water polo season,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Nov 8, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

ATHERTON

Sequoia Healthcare board could reduce tax

Contrary to the initial opinion from the San Mateo County deputy controller, a majority vote by the board of the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

June 21: Bark party in Menlo Park

Dogs on parade, now coming to this summer's Menlo Park Block Party! Participating dogs will earn a certificate, while the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jun 13, 2011 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 1158 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Will town say 'yea' to Willie Mays Way?

With the backing of most residents of the street, a local Little League leader wants the town of Atherton to rename Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by G. Jones, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1158 Views

ATHERTON

Elizabeth Lewis, Cary Wiest elected to Atherton council

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Nov. 6, winning 1,732 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Good Effort, on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1158 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Review: 'Life of Pi'

In Ang Lee's exhilarating "Life of Pi" -- based upon the bestselling novel by Yann Martel -- a boy adrift reads a "Survival...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Uriah, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1158 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 | 1158 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Political maneuver kicks off celebratory meeting

While Menlo Park's City Council followed its order of succession in naming a mayor and vice mayor at its Dec. 1 meeting,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Almanac Reader, on Dec 8, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 1157 Views

MENLO PARK

GC Tasting Cafe in Menlo Park is closing Friday

GC's Tasting Cafe and Specialty Market, located at 657 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park, is closing Friday. The store, which...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1157 Views
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