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Guest opinion: Mayor's letter upsetting for police supporter

On Oct. 31 we received a letter dated Oct. 18 from "The Mayor" (no name) of Atherton. Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by More Spending, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1499 Views


Holiday Fund: Health education for all abilities

Teen Talk is one of 10 local community organizations that benefit from donations to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. [

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1499 Views


Tonight: Woodside Town Council considers suing FCC

Woodside's Town Council will consider joining a lawsuit over cellphone tower rules when it meets on Tuesday night, March...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 13, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1499 Views


Briefs: Man pleads not guilty to meth sales

A Safeway stock clerk charged with selling methamphetamine in the Safeway parking lot at 525 El Camino Real has pleaded not...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by homer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1498 Views


Peninsula residents clash over high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed rail system is either a badly needed boost to the state's workers and commuters or an overpriced,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 1498 Views


Menlo Park grows while neighbors shrink

While Menlo Park's population grew by 4 percent during the past 10 years, neighboring towns Atherton, Portola Valley, and...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1498 Views


Kepler's Bestsellers - 4/18/2011

Hardcover Nonfiction 1 Bond Wayne Pacelle 2 Bossypants - Tina Fey 3 Social Animal - David Brooks 4 Unbroken - Laura...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1498 Views


New Montessori preschool opens

There's a new school in town. Casa dei Bambini, a Montessori preschool, has opened a 20,000-square-foot campus at 1215 O'Brien...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Casa dei Bambini School, on May 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1498 Views


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 | 1498 Views


Today: Supes may vote on sales tax measure

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors may decide on Tuesday, July 24, whether to place on the Nov. 6 ballot a measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 7:37 am | 7 comments | 1498 Views


Atherton council member swims from Alcatraz to San Francisco

Atherton City Council member Bill Widmer on Sept. 13 swam from Alcatraz to the San Francisco's Aquatic Park in under 40 minutes....

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by SFist, on Sep 22, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 1498 Views


Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of June 7th

Hardcover Fiction 1 Help - Kathryn Stockett 2 Shanghai Girls - Lisa See 3 Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1497 Views


Sounding the Alarm

The following is an address to the City Council that ex Finance Director John Johns has requested be read in his absence. It...

Original post made by newsmaker on Aug. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1497 Views


City Manager Opening

CITY MANAGER Town of Atherton, CA Salary DOQ including exceptional benefits and possible housing assistance. The Town...

Original post made by Craigslist on Feb. 20, 2012
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Fight begins over campaign sign suit

The attorney representing Virginia Chang Kiraly in the defamation lawsuit filed by the husband of the Menlo Park mayor did...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1497 Views


Guest opinion: Midpeninsula residents need to wake up

Many residents of the Midpeninsula are about to witness the destruction of hundreds of mature trees lining the Caltrain corridor....

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by vandie, on Jun 30, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 15 comments | 1497 Views


Almanac endorsements: Atherton City Council

It's been tough going for the Atherton City Council, which has operated with only four members for much of the last 15 months...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Skeptical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 1497 Views


Menlo Park's dilemma: How to replace Rojas

If Glen Rojas returns as an interim city manager after retiring in July, he would become a second high-level employee in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by hopeful, on Apr 27, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 5 comments | 1496 Views


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 | 1496 Views


Fergusson to represent MP in D.C. Next Week

March 1, 2011 City Council transcript regarding Council Member Fergusson's trip to Washington DC to meet with several Congress...

Original post made by A Concerned Resident on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by sharon, on Mar 5, 2011 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1495 Views
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