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ATHERTON

Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by red herring, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 3264 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council to slam Cargill project

Having kept its powder dry since April, the Woodside Town Council is now ready to use it. At its Jan. 11 meeting, the council...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maggie, on Jan 23, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 3264 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo on aircraft noise: FAA knows 'something has changed dramatically'

The Federal Aviation Administration "clearly knows something has changed dramatically" with regard to local aircraft noise...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:05 pm | 22 comments | 3264 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Geoge McGovern to speak Wednesday in Palo Alto; his topic: practical plan for withdrawal from Iraq

Former U.S. senator and former presidential candidate George McGovern will speak in Palo Alto at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made by News Guy on Jan. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Service Announces Holidays on a High Note & Jazzy Preview Party

On Monday, October 15th, 2007 from 9:30 AM-2:00 PM, flowers will help struggling Peninsula families when the Foothill Auxiliary...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Aug. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3263 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Public records request: review of expense reports turns up some violations

Does Atherton have a problem with employee expense reports? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5037...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on Oct 14, 2007 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 3263 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs settlement deal with developer

The Atherton City Council has approved a tentative agreement to settle a lawsuit with the development firm Pacific Peninsula...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Draper/ King neighbor, on Oct 17, 2011 at 5:25 am | 44 comments | 3263 Views

MENLO PARK

Menalto Cleaners owner pleads not guilty to 40 felony counts

Edwin Gary Smith, the owner of Menalto Cleaners, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, Jan. 28, to 40 felony counts stemming from...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Elwood, on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 3263 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief is retiring

The town of Atherton announced at 4 p.m. today (July 7) that Police Chief Mike Guerra is retiring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 55 comments | 3262 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: The Sunset of WMD

Soon Atherton will have a newly formulated town council and none too soon. Meanwhile the noise level is increasing to an...

Original post made by new start on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 28, 2012 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 3262 Views

MENLO PARK

Oprah, Sandberg visit Flea Street in Menlo Park

Jesse Cool, longtime owner of Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park, welcomed to her restaurant Oprah Winfrey and Sheryl Sandberg,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 13 comments | 3262 Views

MENLO PARK

Who's in charge of downtown development?

<B>The following letter by Henry Riggs was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What's wrong...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 3261 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Memorial service for Amélie Le Moullac

A memorial service took place Aug. 22 at Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto for Amélie Le Moullac, the 24-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 3261 Views

MENLO PARK

No charges in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 3261 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Prop. 90: Most important measure on the ballot

Tempted by Prop. 90? First read this from Robert Redford: "We had no idea." You're going to hear that a lot if Proposition...

Original post made by Smart Voter on Oct. 28, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3260 Views

ATHERTON

Man, 61, sentenced to 25 years to life for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes

A 61-year-old man who dropped his cell phone and ID while being chased by police, left his DNA and fingerprints at the crime...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 29, 2015 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 3258 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What do you think of our new Web site?

What do you think of the Almanac's new Web site, which includes the Town Square forum, where you can post news, information...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3256 Views

MENLO PARK

$204k for a City Manager????

From the Almanac: "Mr. Rojas will start Aug. 2, at a salary of $204,000 a year -- a 25 percent increase over the $163,233...

Original post made by AreYouKiddingMe!!! on Jun. 26, 2007
Last comment by Pseudonyms Are Fun, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 3255 Views

AROUND TOWN

What should city ask of Facebook?

"Please don't put the squeeze on (Facebook)," one woman told the Menlo Park City Council. She echoed prevailing public sentiment...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 13 comments | 3255 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton finance chief unfairly targeted, says audit panel

All is not well in the town of Atherton. Finance Director John Johns was suspended Aug. 27, following a complaint that he...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2007
Last comment by Friend of Atherton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 3254 Views
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