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MENLO PARK

Pension initiative

A group aiming to place a "pension reform" initiative on the November ballot is in its last week of signature-gathering....

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on May 4, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 34 comments | 2185 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Meg Whitman employed illegal alien

Wow, Whitman lives in Atherton, the Almanac covers Atherton, but doesn't have a thing on he latest news. Anyways, Whitman...

Original post made by John Milton on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by freddy, on Oct 5, 2010 at 9:02 am | 34 comments | 2170 Views

MENLO PARK

Just who is behaving badly?

The Almanac and reporter Sandy Brundage have published an article with the provocative title Menlo Park councilman behaving...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by NotaLawyer, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:31 am | 34 comments | 2063 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council: Ohtaki, Keith, Cline

Incumbent Heyward Robinson and educator Chuck Bernstein reflect on their unsuccessful bids for Menlo Park City Council. The...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 34 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public employee pension reform - what can and should be done?

Numerous Town Forum topic threads have quickly digressed to this issue so let's have that discussion here. I propose: ...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 34 comments | 2800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor's race: Dave Pine leading, according to election night report

Dave Pine has been elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, according to the final election night report by...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 34 comments | 1906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meg Whitman to help fund Summit Public Schools, other charter schools

Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Do Her Fair Share", on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 34 comments | 2668 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council votes 3-2 for library in park

On Wednesday night, in a meeting that didn't end until early Thursday morning, Atherton's council members voted 3 to 2 to...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by atherton voter, on Oct 27, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 34 comments | 2761 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Town should vote on library location

Implying a lack of respect for the intellect of Atherton residents, the City Council would not vote to allow its citizens...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 34 comments | 1922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burnetts say they didn't provide alcohol

William and Cynthia Burnett said in an NBC "Today Show" interview Thursday (Nov. 8) that they did not provide alcohol during...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 34 comments | 2158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Candidates forum on supes race

The seven candidates for the District 4 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors have been invited to answer questions...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 2, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 34 comments | 1744 Views

ATHERTON

What's in a name? Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12668...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 5067 Views

MENLO PARK

New 'sharrows' coming to downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park plans to add shared lane markings -- "sharrows" -- to portions of Menlo Avenue and University Drive in upcoming...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Observing Bicyclists, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 34 comments | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist injured in collision on Alpine Road

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 3159 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Parcel tax opponents miss deadline

There will be no ballot argument against Atherton's parcel tax renewal measure in November -- but not for lack of trying...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 26, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 34 comments | 4902 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Hosts of Obama visit may be off the hook for extra police, public works costs

The town of Atherton is likely to drop its efforts to require two Atherton couples who hosted fundraising events for President...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 34 comments | 3191 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo Judge Joseph C Scott Arrested for DUI

The Palo Alto Daily Post is reporting that Presiding Superior Court Judge Joseph C. Scott was arrested for DUi some weeks...

Original post made by Holly L. on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Holly L., on Jun 12, 2014 at 8:43 am | 34 comments | 2176 Views

MENLO PARK

Why I Oppose Measure M

October 8, 2014 Dear Editor, As a long standing resident of Allied Arts and a Menlo Park business owner, I feel compelled...

Original post made by Rob Gould on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 29, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 34 comments | 1066 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman Bill Widmer is new city manager in Rancho Palos Verdes

Bill Widmer, who on Nov. 4 was elected to his second term on the Atherton City Council, has been named the new city manager...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Interesting..., on Dec 22, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 34 comments | 4127 Views

MENLO PARK

City to spend most of utility user tax revenue on new employee retirement benefits

Today the city issued several staff reports recommending that the UUT tax rate be kept at the maximum rate and that the majority...

Original post made by Finance Wonk on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by ElectionWatcher, on Feb 14, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 33 comments | 3623 Views
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