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AROUND TOWN

Tonight in Atherton: Forum eyes regional traffic problems

A public forum about innovative ways to deal with regional traffic problems, featuring a speaker from the Grand Boulevard...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by WP, on Mar 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1968 Views

MENLO PARK

Must electricity come from PG&E?

Town councils in Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park have taken the first steps in working with San Mateo County...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Linda S., on Mar 16, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 5 comments | 2068 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council likes what it sees of new Menlo Gateway plan

Developer David Bohannon presented revamped plans for the Menlo Gateway development to the Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Mar 16, 2015 at 10:45 am | 12 comments | 2002 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: A volunteer's view on the turmoil at Filoli

In response to the turmoil over the recent rollout of Filoli's new volunteer agreement, Heidi Brown, president of the Friends...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Former NE volunteer, on Mar 15, 2015 at 6:48 pm | 18 comments | 3244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maureen Dowd's Column in Today's NYT

Maureen Dowd, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner, wrote an interesting article on Hillary Rodham Clinton...

Original post made by New York Times Reader on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 15, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 8 comments | 439 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Happy Pi Day!

Congratulations Almanac readers. As you read this article, there won't be another "Pi Day" like this for 1,000 years. It's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pot Pie, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1548 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Residents rightfully miffed over roadside spraying

To spray or not to spray? That is a question — but certainly not the only one — residents of unincorporated San...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Arla LeCount, on Mar 14, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 9 comments | 1341 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to bid for financial services contract with waste management agency

Although one council member was strongly opposed to the idea, Atherton's City Council has voted to allow the town to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by I got a better idea, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Me and my BMW: a match just meant not to be?

Somehow I feel I am being punished for being too smugly happy about the fact that with all my children gone from home, I...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Lucky lady, on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:42 pm | 4 comments | 1917 Views

MENLO PARK

Ted Viray named postmaster for Menlo, Atherton, Portola Valley

Ted Viray, who took over Feb. 27 as postmaster for Menlo Park, Atherton and Portola Valley, said he is looking at hiring...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by RETIRED POSTAL CARRIER, on Mar 13, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 1762 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1372 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for fraud in a deal that allegedly included promises...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ouch, on Mar 13, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 6 comments | 5026 Views

MENLO PARK

BBC restaurant get permits to start construction work

Construction of a three-floor restaurant with rooftop dining at 1090 El Camino Real, site of the British Bankers Club, has...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Dan , on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:11 am | 11 comments | 4422 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Want to serve on the civil grand jury?

If you've ever harbored a desire to serve on the San Mateo County Superior Court Civil Grand Jury, now's your chance. The...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Flynn, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 1040 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Menlo Park register private license plate readers?

With a policy governing the use of automated license plate readers by the police department now in place, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Mar 12, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 39 comments | 2864 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Burglar ransacks house in Ladera

Crime reports from Woodside, Ladera, North Fair Oaks, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/03/12/police-calls-burglar-ransa...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1933 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton new Little League facilities due to open in April

The new Little League field and grandstand in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park should be completed in time to begin games...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 2056 Views

WOODSIDE

Filoli hires firm to help handle volunteer exodus

Filoli, the historic estate in Woodside, has hired an Oakland-based crisis communications management company, Kamer Consulting...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Rose of Sharon, on Mar 12, 2015 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 1187 Views

WOODSIDE

Tips on Emergency Preparedness

Woodside's newest town advisory committee, the Emergency Preparedness Committee has put out a bulletin with tips for getting...

Original post made by Woodside Emergency Preparedness Committee on Mar. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 185 Views

ATHERTON

Hartnett appointed to CEO of SM transit at salary of of $435,000.

This is just plain outrageous. See: Ex-Redwood City mayor to lead SamTrans http://thedailynews.ca.newsmemory.com/ee/thedailynews/default.php?pSetup=thedailynews ...

Original post made by anonymous on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 12, 2015 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 333 Views
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