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ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Time for residents to step up in Atherton

I am writing to extend the public dialogue on getting to a balanced budget in Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9780...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

WOODSIDE

Letter: Devastated by loss of pet parrot to coyote

My parrot was taken off his perch by a coyote last week at 12:30 a.m. I had witnessed a coyote on my property three weeks...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Private, on Jun 23, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1592 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Shaping the character of Portola Valley

It will never be obvious to the causal observer, but for as long as Portola Valley remains the town it is today, a green,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Born Portolan, on Jun 23, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 1710 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside murder case: death penalty possible

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh, a resident of unincorporated Woodside and a real estate investor, has been charged with premeditated...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 24, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

MENLO PARK

Our Regional Heritage

The Bayshore highway between San Francisco and San Mateo opened in 1929 and reached Menlo Park in 1931. The two-lane highway...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 27, 2010 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 988 Views

MENLO PARK

Council Member Cohen Is On The Loose.

Menlo Park Council member Andy Cohen has filed a complaint with the State FPPC regarding a possible conflict of interest...

Original post made by Surprise, surprise on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Fancy that Coincidence, on Jun 27, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 1105 Views

WOODSIDE

Report of mountain lion sighting near Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted Friday night (June 25) in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County, according to the Office...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Citiizen A, on Jun 29, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1836 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun Micro reassessment not yet resolved

The question is still open as to whether the San Mateo County Assessor's Office will reassess the four-parcel campus of Sun...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Arnie, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1397 Views

ATHERTON

Living it up at taxpayer expense

While Atherton's financial condition was deteriorting, Atherton City Jerry Gruber appears to have been living it up at taxpayers...

Original post made by john p johns on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by marie antoinette, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

MOVIES

M-A boys honored by USTA NorCal tennis circuit

Local roundup: The Menlo-Atherton boys' tennis team was well-represented at the USTA Northern California Junior Recognition...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by loubna, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 am | 1 comment | 8004 Views

ATHERTON

Does our City Council Deserve a Passing Grade?

In 2000, Jerry Carlson wrote a short essay on why he intended to vote no on Measure C. As reasons for voting against Measure...

Original post made by smarter voter on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Evidence, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1579 Views

MENLO PARK

Council action on Bohannon project surprisingly easy: Let voters decide

The recent vote by the Menlo Park City Council on the Menlo Gateway project proposed by David Bohannon was surprisingly smooth,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 1, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1083 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Christopher Hitchens diagnosed with cancer

Journalist and author Christopher Hitchens, who [http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=6894 canceled an appearance...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by M. Thomson, on Jul 3, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1533 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dutch Who?, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Park sports complex forges ahead

The final design and construction contract for the long-awaited Kelly Park sports complex were unanimously approved by the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 8, 2010 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 1084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Literacy 'declaration' at Menlo Park Library

Menlo Park Library patrons will have a chance, beginning on Friday (July 9), to put their John Hancock on a document passing...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 2418 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12-year-old all-stars go down fighting

Menlo-Atherton's mercurial all-star campaign came to an end on Friday, just as shortstop Arnaud Laprais was starting to get...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3108 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire in fireplace may have ignited shake roof

A "little roof fire" reported at 12:35 p.m. Monday, July 12, at a one-story home on Lawler Ranch Road in Woodside took firefighters...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 2089 Views

MENLO PARK

Candidate filing period opens

Local voters, especially in Menlo Park and Atherton, will have some key governing body seats to fill and issues to face when...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Vlad Sanchez, on Jul 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1284 Views

ATHERTON

Carlson says he will run for another term on council

As the candidate filing period for the Nov. 2 election opens, at least one incumbent, Jerry Carlson, has stated his intention...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ugh, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:05 am | 1 comment | 1485 Views
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