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ACIL & Atherton should consider better supporting our schools

I recently learned that Atherton Civic Interest League (ACIL) is considering sending money to the Community Coalition on...

Original post made by Jenny Redo on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jim Plummer, on Jun 5, 2011 at 3:49 am | 14 comments | 2427 Views


End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Terry, on Feb 22, 2011 at 1:47 am | 14 comments | 2347 Views


Menlo Park: Eighty two heritage trees on chopping block

Menlo Park is contacting anyone who lives near the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club about its request to cut down 82...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Carl Spackler, on Oct 24, 2011 at 11:18 am | 14 comments | 2447 Views


President dines in Woodside tonight

A media van drives up Manzanita Way in Woodside while other reporters wait to get a glimpse of President Obama's motorcade...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 19, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 14 comments | 2755 Views


Tough Questions for the Atherton Police Chief

Dear Readers: Below is the text of an e-mail exchange between Atherton Police Chief Michael Guerra and me, in regards...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 14 comments | 1750 Views


Atherton Internal Affairs Investigator's Checkered Past

Dear Readers The following is the text of an e-mail transmitted to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council. As indicated...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by McKeithen Supporter, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:00 am | 14 comments | 2340 Views


Police warn of 'grandparent scam'

The Atherton Police Department last week issued a warning about a phone scam that targets grandparents -- an operation known...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 19, 2011 at 11:39 am | 14 comments | 2520 Views


Those who matter, or why I am running for Supervisor

 Those Who Matter, or Why I'm Running for San Mateo County Supervisor By:  Michael Stogner     On April 25, 2007, Stephen...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:03 am | 14 comments | 2014 Views


San Mateo County is being sued, this could have easily been avoided.

Supervisors, Mark Church, Rose Gibson, Carole Groom, Rich Gordon, Adreinne Tissier were advised by the 2008-09 Grand...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 22, 2012 at 9:26 am | 14 comments | 2433 Views


Menlo Park's Hap Halloran, bombardier and POW

During World War II, Menlo Park resident Raymond "Hap" Halloran found himself on the giving and the receiving ends in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Ron Calub, on Jul 22, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 14 comments | 4313 Views


Opinion: Councilmen make case for layoffs

The town of Atherton has been discussing our current cost structure for delivering services to our residents for many months,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 19, 2011 at 3:16 pm | 14 comments | 2408 Views


Bottling plant closure to cost 150 jobs

About 150 people will lose their jobs when an alcohol bottling facility on Commonwealth Drive in Menlo Park closes on July...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Sparkey, on Jul 7, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 1885 Views


Has Councilmember Fergusson violated the law?

Will the Almanac, dedicated to local journalism, please investigate this matter? In March 2011, Councilmember Fergusson...

Original post made by Whistleblower on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 14 comments | 1939 Views


High Speed Rail Costs Soar It was just reported that...

Original post made by POGO on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 2458 Views


Residents protest private club's wish for public well

The city's proposal to install an irrigation well in Nealon Park, a popular communal open space owned by Menlo Park, aroused...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by 30yr_resident, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:11 am | 14 comments | 1399 Views


Menlo council tweaks specific plan for downtown

The Menlo Park City Council continued its evaluation of the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan on Sept. 13, starting...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 1775 Views


Obama raises over twice as much money than Romney at Romney's old Firm Bain Capital

The Washington Post, a newspaper renowned for its "progessive" views has reported that Barack Obama raised over twice as...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Burl, on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 1458 Views


Why the rush in Atherton city manager shuffle?

> This is an expanded version of a previously published article.< With the town of Atherton scrambling at the 11th hour...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 14 comments | 2359 Views


Update: Two arrested in shooting

Sheriff's deputies have arrested two men on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a shooting in unincorporated...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Srini, on Feb 17, 2012 at 6:44 am | 14 comments | 2666 Views


Atherton seeks manager with backbone

Wimps need not apply. That's one of the messages Atherton City Council members want to send to anyone thinking about tossing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by John Johns, on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 14 comments | 5265 Views
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