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ATHERTON

Widmer request $6,000 for Party at end of McKeithen's Term

On the same Atherton Council agenda that has employee furloughs, increases the retirement age by seven years, reduces medical...

Original post made by Anything is Possible on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 755 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton To Disregard the Brown Act?

In Atherton's Council Packets there comes this gem: Carlson and Lewis propose the Council reaffirm its commitment to the...

Original post made by Ready, Fire, Aim on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 25, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 776 Views

AROUND TOWN

County's Measure B questions status quo, Gordon says

For the past couple of decades in San Mateo County, according to former supervisor and current state Assemblyman Rich Gordon,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 870 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Lincoln'

"Lincoln" has more in common with Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" than "Schindler's List." Still, Spielberg and his team deserve...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Interested, on Nov 24, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 4580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second sister succumbs to injuries from crash

A second sister critically injured in a crash with a California Highway Patrol vehicle on northbound U.S. 101 in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Nov 24, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1481 Views

ATHERTON

We Are Going to Have a Party!

At this Wednesday's council an agenda item appears to spend $6,000 to have the town host a party for all employees and volunteers....

Original post made by party time on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mayor's Party, on Nov 24, 2012 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 874 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County's Measure B questions status quo, Gordon says

For the past couple of decades in San Mateo County, most candidates elected as county supervisor have won the countywide...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Nov 24, 2012 at 8:03 am | 11 comments | 2328 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Election

There are three candidates running in November for two 4 year seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 32 comments | 4605 Views

ATHERTON

On Thanksgiving: Here's How Atherton Cops Give Thanks

On the November 28 council agenda is the following item: 5. WORK FURLOUGH: As a result of the Towns fiscal condition,...

Original post made by Giving Thanks on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Last Minute, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 15 comments | 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

9 Years later a supervisor finally tries to implement a 9 year old grand jury recommendation..

Supervisor Dave Pine is trying to implement a Grand Jury recommendation from 2003. No other Supervisor has done this. Mark...

Original post made by MIchael G. Stogner on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multiply your gifts with Almanac's Holiday Fund

For the 20th year, the Almanac offers readers the opportunity to increase their charitable donations with gifts to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1144 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council Last Minute Action

On November 28, 2012, the Atherton Council with a Widmer McKeithen Dobbie majority will meet for their final time. Its a...

Original post made by Last Minute on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Last Minute, on Nov 22, 2012 at 8:13 am | 6 comments | 906 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga revises plans for Stanford lots

Developer John Arrillaga and Stanford University have submitted a revised plan for an eight-acre project in Menlo Park, but...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Stefan P, on Nov 21, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 981 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police get traffic safety grant

The Menlo Park Police Department now has $30,000 to apply toward making the city's roads safer, thanks to a state grant. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Scholar, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 5 comments | 1576 Views

MENLO PARK

Fight begins over campaign sign suit

The attorney representing Virginia Chang Kiraly in the defamation lawsuit filed by the husband of the Menlo Park mayor did...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 887 Views

MENLO PARK

Obituary: Dorothy Cartan of Menlo Park

Dorothy Mary Bjorkland Cartan of Menlo Park died peacefully at home on Sept. 24. She was 87. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12245...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tony Lucio, on Nov 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 1023 Views

ATHERTON

Wait on Labor Contracts for Wiest to be Seated

Last week the council had a closed session meeting for labor contracts, this is to allow agenda item for open session next...

Original post made by Council Make-up on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 963 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district may take back O'Connor site to address soaring enrollment

In a move described as a "precautionary step," the Menlo Park City School District has sent the tenant of its former O'Connor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 964 Views

ATHERTON

Mending Atherton's rifts a top priority

Now that the election is over, locating a new library in the park defeated, and a new council member on board, what's next...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mend, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:24 am | 17 comments | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have a Happier Holiday!

Local Menlo Park startup, Yiftee, has teamed up with Menlo Park Presbyterian Church (MPPC) in a Turkey Dinner donation program...

Original post made by Donna Novitsky on Nov. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1567 Views
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