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ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 1726 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council may try again to appoint a colleague on July 17 and avoid election

==B Update:== Is there a City Council election in the near future for Atherton voters? A November election seemed certain...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner , on Jul 13, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 15 comments | 2265 Views

ATHERTON

Pedestrian killed in Atherton

A man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Atherton early Friday morning, according to police. Middlefield Road...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lost a noble friend, on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 15 comments | 5891 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton takes step toward railroad quiet zone

Atherton plans to hire a consultant this week to help the town make the stretch of the town's railroad tracks near the Fair...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Marina, on Feb 9, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 15 comments | 2685 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Towns face steep hike in costs for services of Sheriff's Office

A sharp rise in costs for police patrols in Portola Valley is likely for the budget year that begins July 1, with the increases...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gordon, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:05 am | 15 comments | 3465 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Town Manager Susan George announces plans to retire

The proceedings of the Woodside Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 25, had an unusual start: The meeting began with Susan...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 3, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 15 comments | 4622 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School fails in bid to dismiss tenured teacher

It's not easy to fire a teacher in California, especially one with tenure. Woodside Elementary School, a kindergarten to...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Momto3, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 15 comments | 6435 Views

FICTION

Reactions to death of Osama bin Laden

"That he's dead is part of the healing process," said Harold Schapelhouman, chief at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Homeopathy, on May 8, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 15 comments | 4612 Views

FICTION

Willows traffic plan hits dead stop in Menlo Park

The rhetoric was bloodthirsty, for a Menlo Park City Council meeting: One after another public speaker urged the council...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 11:00 pm | 15 comments | 4178 Views

MENLO PARK

Boesch resigns (unbeknownst to Almanac)

You gotta love the way our hometown newspaper, in its apparent effort to be the next Gentry, manages to cover every society...

Original post made by Local news? on Jan. 4, 2007
Last comment by Nushound, on Jan 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 4166 Views

MENLO PARK

East Menlo Park

Im so tired of hearing about how Vanessa Johnson needs to be saved. Ya shes been around a long time. So what. I have seen...

Original post made by Just me on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by SLM, on Feb 13, 2007 at 9:12 pm | 14 comments | 3712 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Child Care Woes

The City of Menlo Park is described as a calm, yet vibrant city, of beautiful tree-lined neighborhoods and friendly...

Original post made by Menlo Park Child Care Woes on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by laurel mother, on Mar 18, 2007 at 8:00 pm | 14 comments | 3701 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may have contested council race

The Menlo Park City Council race just got more interesting. Jeff Jahnke, a member of the Environmental Quality Commission,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by it's our job 2, on Aug 2, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 14 comments | 2596 Views

MENLO PARK

Winkler letter in almanac

This weeks Almanac had the following letter from ex-Mayor Winkler. high-speed rail vote Editor: This letter is about...

Original post made by good riddance on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by observer, on Sep 16, 2008 at 1:15 pm | 14 comments | 2805 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council should support, not hinder, building upgrades

I am struck by a quote by our new mayor in last week's Almanac. In connection with an article on Page 9, "School building...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Go Hank!, on Dec 27, 2008 at 9:53 am | 14 comments | 2303 Views

MENLO PARK

Rosewood hotel complex opens for business

Rosewood Sand Hill hotel spa receptionist Janet Tarr, right, welcomes attendees after the ribbon cutting ceremony today (April...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by groan, on Apr 8, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 2025 Views

MENLO PARK

City should stay in child care business

Should the city of Menlo Park stay in the child care business for toddlers and preschool children as well as those who need...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Observant, on Apr 27, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 14 comments | 1984 Views

MENLO PARK

Gym construction could start in fall

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tom McDonough, on May 19, 2009 at 9:34 am | 14 comments | 1974 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo, Simitian to talk high-speed rail (NOTE: Meeting has been canceled)

State Sen. Joe Simitian will join Congresswoman Anna Eshoo at a meeting in Menlo Park on Saturday to discuss the California...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Spokker, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 14 comments | 2214 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: In favor of low density downtown

I have been a Menlo Park resident since 1998 and am a regular shopper and diner in the town. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8832...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Long time resident, on Nov 25, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 14 comments | 2071 Views
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