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Supes reject ballot measure to hike sales tax

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has rejected the idea of putting a quarter-cent sales tax on the November ballot....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Harry Turner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Puttin' on the Ritz

It's big. It's bold. It certainly is bodacious. Perhaps the new performing arts center at Menlo-Atherton High School is also...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Oct 15, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2239 Views

ATHERTON

Money woes threaten Atherton post office

During the busy holiday season, Atherton's little branch post office is a savvy mailer's best-kept secret. Located in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by postman, on Jan 2, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2239 Views

MENLO PARK

Scale Down the High Speed Rail Project

The High Speed Train Project (HST) arrived at our front door before Palo Alto and Menlo Park have had the time and funding...

Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by question growth, on Mar 2, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 9 comments | 2238 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district acts to slow spending

Bracing for potential tough financial times ahead, the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, during a special...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Mar 17, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax backers raise $16K

The committee backing two parcel tax measures in the Menlo Park City School District has reported that it raised $16,241...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Drink your woes away, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 9 comments | 2238 Views

AROUND TOWN

July 7 service for journalist Bill Workman of Woodside

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 7, at the Kings Mountain Fire Brigade Community Center for William "Bill" Spears...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 21, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 2238 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will re-join rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Meno Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:12 am | 29 comments | 2237 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun campus won't be reassessed

The Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park won't be reassessed, despite the fact that the company has changed hands, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by A non moose, on Jun 16, 2010 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 2237 Views

MENLO PARK

Stricter smoking ban one step closer

Menlo Park crept a step closer to expanding its smoking ordinance. After debating a few tweaks to the language and grilling...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 16, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 2237 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac editorial: Nachtsheim, Harris and Ianson for fire board

<I>This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> With negotiations at an impasse, the race...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Informed, on Oct 22, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 4 comments | 2237 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New life in the vineyard

Paul Smith of Woodside describes himself as a man who, looking for love, found much more &#8212; "an entirely new life."...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 1/31/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Bloodroot Amy Greene 2 36 Arguments For The Existence Of God Rebecca Goldstein 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 5 Treasure...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2237 Views

ATHERTON

Wynne Furth's Conflict of Interest

It appears as though Wynne Furth is faced with a happy dilemma (if there is such a thing). The more her client misbehaves,...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2237 Views

MENLO PARK

Mr. Robinson went to Washington

Menlo Park Mayor Heyward Robinson traveled to Washington, D.C., the weekend before the presidential inauguration in a city-sponsored...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 3, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 2236 Views

MENLO PARK

Hillview school: Report details traffic, noise

A study of plans to rebuild the Hillview Middle School campus in Menlo Park shows significant traffic and noise, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rosie, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:57 am | 12 comments | 2236 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino development clears commission

Plans for a 110,000 square-foot, 40-foot-high building at the site of an abandoned auto dealership on El Camino Real have...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 2236 Views

MENLO PARK

Has Councilmember Fergusson violated the law?

Will the Almanac, dedicated to local journalism, please investigate this matter? In March 2011, Councilmember Fergusson...

Original post made by Whistleblower on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 14 comments | 2236 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over recently by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her car...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toddler Dance Party

Tuesday, January 8th at 10:30 am, the Atherton Library will host our Toddler Dance Party with musician Mariela Herrera. For...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 8, 2013
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