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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 | 2886 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 | 2271 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 | 2756 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 | 4418 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 | 2815 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 | 5721 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 | 3333 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 | 1872 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 | 3268 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 | 3317 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 | 1836 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 | 3434 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 | 7581 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Armed man confronts resident

A man armed with a shotgun climbed through a window and confronted a resident in Menlo Park on Thursday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by InMenlo2, on Aug 16, 2013 at 7:44 am | 20 comments | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three emergencies leave two men dead, snarl traffic

Three emergencies dramatically slowed north-south traffic through Redwood City and Atherton on Friday, including two incidents...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by What a ... , on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 20 comments | 18990 Views

MENLO PARK

Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Menlo Park

Train #258 struck and killed a pedestrian north of the Encinal Avenue crossing in Menlo Park around 4:22 p.m. Monday, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joe67, on Oct 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 20 comments | 8418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air pilots trying different strategy to mitigate noise

Pilots flying Surf Air planes into the San Carlos Airport have begun trial use of a visual approach technique in an attempt...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Bertha Rodriguez, on Jun 4, 2014 at 9:14 am | 20 comments | 7787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Libertarian party is holding a meeting Feb 21 on "Corruption in San Mateo County"

The San Mateo County Libertarian Party is hosting a talk called "Corruption in San Mateo County" Friday, February 21,...

Original post made by Everyone welcome on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:19 am | 20 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

18-year-old woman shot and killed by deputy

An 18-year-old woman was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy in San Mateo County on Tuesday night, a sheriff's spokeswoman...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 1, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 20 comments | 4713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton residents replace lawn with artificial turf

A local couple who replaced 8,500-square-feet of lawn with artificial turf hope their water-saving move will inspire other...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 9:42 am | 20 comments | 2761 Views
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