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MENLO PARK

New Menlo mayor may have violated Brown Act

Allegations of soliciting support through one-on-one meetings that may have violated the Brown Act arose after the Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 9, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 20 comments | 1983 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP finds cyclist at fault in Alpine Road fatal accident

The California Highway Patrol has concluded that the cyclist was at fault in a fatal collision on Nov. 4 involving a cyclist...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 4, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 20 comments | 2489 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Blaming Recology misses the mark

Nicholas and Oouisie Jones are right to be outraged over the extraordinary increases to their garbage rates. But blaming...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Interested, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 20 comments | 1990 Views

MENLO PARK

MP Transportation Commisioner Katherine Strehl Should Step Down Due to Major HSR Conflict of Interest

Katherine Strehl, appointed transportation commissioner in April 2010, started working for HSR's pubic relations firm a month...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ray Mueller, on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 20 comments | 2700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested in connection with Caltrain attack

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of beating and robbing a man at the Redwood City Caltrain station last week,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by american nurse, on Mar 17, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 20 comments | 2213 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Redevelopment agencies siphon funds from schools

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8504 posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 10:51 AM <B>...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:57 am | 20 comments | 3328 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Former council member sticks up for Fergusson

Last week's Almanac story (and accompanying editorial) on council travel implies that some Menlo Park City Council members...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 29, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 20 comments | 2218 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Union: You're on Candid Camera!

The Atherton police union has recently started video taping any town meeting in which police issues are mentioned. Their...

Original post made by Allen Funt on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 20 comments | 2910 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton outsourcing bids show 'substantial' savings

As 12 town employees watch the clock tick forward toward the July 15 elimination of their jobs, union representatives, town...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jul 6, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 20 comments | 2290 Views

ATHERTON

Interim Atherton Police Chief

This is a great appointment - a true professional with no interest in a long term job. Danielson, Connors and Flint will...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 20, 2011 at 12:30 am | 20 comments | 2786 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Hard to find a financial crisis in Atherton

A few weeks ago in these pages, I urged the Atherton City Council to survey the community before firing all of our building...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by mickie winkler, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 20 comments | 4440 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: A counterpoint on Stanford's Alpine trail

A recent guest opinion in the Almanac by my Ladera neighbor Lennie Roberts did not fairly represent the pertinent issues...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Len Horowitz, on Aug 23, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 20 comments | 2865 Views

WOODSIDE

Superintendent resigns as DA probes school finances

UPDATE: Tim Hanretty has resigned as superintendent of the Portola Valley School District while an investigation is conducted...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by J. De Santos, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 20 comments | 5832 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: No need for food, beverages at 'paseo'

Reading John Kadvany's guest opinion last week brought a smile to my face and made me wonder if he has an awareness of what...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Question, on Mar 4, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 20 comments | 3360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes race: Bounced checks disqualify candidate

Two bounced checks have done in the candidacy of David E. Woods, a city council member from East Palo Alto who was one of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 20 comments | 1920 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Italian eatery to replace Mike's Cafe in Ladera

Owner Mike Wallau is transforming Mike's Cafe in Ladera into an Italian eatery, but don't call it a ristorante or trattoria....

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 13, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 20 comments | 3364 Views

MENLO PARK

Fall leaves bicyclist with critical injuries

A 21-year-old man toppled off his bike on Monday night, leaving him with life-threatening injuries, according to Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:22 am | 20 comments | 3366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge won't dismiss defamation lawsuit

The defamation lawsuit filed against a Menlo Park fire board director will proceed, according to a court ruling. San Mateo...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 12, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 20 comments | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Fee for paper bags is outrageous

Some too narrowly focused and overenthusiastic "protectors of the environment" have convinced many Peninsula city councils...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 20 comments | 3621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council rejects artificial grass for soccer field at Woodside Priory School

The forces of a plastic modernity were politely shown the door Wednesday night in Portola Valley. After more than two hours...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 13, 2013 at 9:05 am | 20 comments | 8006 Views
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