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AROUND TOWN

Should supervisor candidates run countywide?

Voters in San Mateo County will have another chance in November to decide whether to change how the five supervisors who...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 19 comments | 2552 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Managers to get raises under new contract

Approximately 34 city of Menlo Park employees would see raises of 4.5 percent and a bump in health benefits under the terms...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Irate, on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 2552 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park, Atherton reaffirm objections to high-speed-rail review

Menlo Park and Atherton are poised to reaffirm their objections to the environmental review of the California high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:53 am | 7 comments | 2551 Views

MENLO PARK

Troubled by theater owner's parting shot

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5237 posted Wednesday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Scott Oesterling, on Nov 16, 2007 at 6:54 am | 5 comments | 2550 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Water District: Krenz, Swan lead

Incumbent Charles Krenz and challenger Richard Swan are leading in the early count in the contest for two seats on the board...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by k, on Nov 7, 2007 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 2549 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judges: Budget cuts could close courtrooms

San Mateo County Superior Court judges announced a plan Tuesday to close up to six courtrooms if the state does not reverse...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 2549 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Six candidates for three council seats

The final roster for the upcoming Menlo Park City Council election holds few surprises, with six campaigning for three open...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 18 comments | 2549 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Time to get off the CO2 habit

The following guest opinion by Atherton City Councilman Charles Marsala was published in the Almanac's April 18 print edition: By...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2548 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 17 comments | 2547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 10/14/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Street of a Thousand Blossoms, Gail Tsukiyama 2. Run, Ann Patchett 3. World Without End, Ken...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2546 Views

MENLO PARK

Have you had your say on the new gym?

Efforts to build a new Burgess Gym with Menlo Park taxpayers' dollars got off to a confusing start last week, as gym user...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 14, 2008 at 2:25 pm | 20 comments | 2546 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ed Flint named 'acting interim city manager'

==B Update:== Atherton's Interim Police Chief Ed Flint has added "acting interim city manager" to his job title after John...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Zillow, on Nov 25, 2011 at 8:28 am | 21 comments | 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why biking to Laurel is a bad idea

<B>The following letter by Jerry Leugers was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Your editorial...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2545 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Missed connections

With concerns about gas prices, dependence on foreign oil and climate change rising rapidly, how easy it to get around on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by PA resident, on Jul 22, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 13 comments | 2545 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Got Greed? Government & Corporate America at their worst

With the latest news of another government bailout in the financial sector, three things become clear: Corporate leaders,...

Original post made by Richard V on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Gato Gordo, on Sep 22, 2008 at 2:52 pm | 19 comments | 2545 Views

ATHERTON

Saving the world, one school at a time

About the author: This story was written by Menlo-Atherton High School senior Elliot Welsh, one of some 600 students who...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by michelle, on Jan 14, 2008 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Jensen Franklin, who devoted her entire 40-year career in education to the Menlo Park City School District, will...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by jdub9, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 2544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters approve $165 million high school bond measure

Voters strongly approved Measure J, the proposal to borrow $165 million through bond issues to pay for new facilities in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by objective view, on Feb 10, 2008 at 11:48 pm | 3 comments | 2544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad and Me event at Atherton library

From DeAnn Okamura: Calling all fathers or other significant caregivers! Bring your children to the Atherton Library on†...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 09/23/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. Making Money, Terry Pratchett 3. The Yiddish Policemenís...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 2543 Views
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