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A page from our history

In 1969, about 100 demonstrators, angry about weapons development at the Stanford Research Institute, marched around the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 1393 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police union dumps Teamsters, hires law firm for labor talks

Just months before contract talks with the town of Atherton open, the Atherton police officers' union has parted ways with...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 7, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 6 comments | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Slingbox agrees to penalty to resolve complaints

The maker of the Slingbox TV device has been ordered to pay $195,000 to settle customer complaints and must register...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Some Guy, on Jan 7, 2013 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 1494 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District exceeds enumerated powers

ENUMERATED POWERS of the Sequoia Hospital District (a.k.a. Sequoia Healthcare District) were established pursuant to the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 6, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 5 comments | 1877 Views

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Perhaps a better way to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Today, 1 January 2013, many communities in the UK introduced 20 MPH speed limits in areas where cars, pedestrians and bicycles...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 6, 2013 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 2352 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District "morphing" update

As a result of my postings on Town Square, counsel for the District has issued a Memorandum stating his "...opinion...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 6, 2013 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1626 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo School & College Project

The people who live near this must be very excited about this project. What does it sound like when property values tank? Menlo...

Original post made by Phar Lap on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by move over, on Jan 6, 2013 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 1333 Views

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Sue Lempert fuels Healthcare District debate.

Sue Lempert, columnist for the San Mateo Daily Journal, touched a nerve which ignited a vitreolic response from Kim Griffin,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 5, 2013 at 11:09 am | 9 comments | 2375 Views

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Don Horsley Breaks Campaign promise to Double Dip into the County Coffers

Retired sheriff Don Horsley, who opted to forego his county supervisor salary while collecting a $200,000 pension after being...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:36 am | 17 comments | 3464 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

How did horses get on I-280?

Why and how four horses from Webb Ranch got onto Interstate 280 on Saturday, Dec. 29, is unclear. Three of the horses were...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jan 4, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 11 comments | 2402 Views

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topic: "Romney in Woodside for fundraiser" reviewed for accuracy

original topic http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11651 Was a very long series of posts with great participation...

Original post made by Palm Reader on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by insanity - same thing over & over, on Jan 3, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 13 comments | 1408 Views

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Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 2578 Views

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CHP arrests 208 for DUI over New Year's weekend

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that it made the same number of DUI arrests in the Bay Area over the holiday compared...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1332 Views

MENLO PARK

$10,000 in jewelry stolen from Menlo Park home

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12780&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Sobrato development moves ahead

Menlo Park's M2 industrial district on the east side of town probably ranks second on the list of areas the city would most...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by M-2 for companies, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 1350 Views

ATHERTON

Top stories of 2012

The Almanac covers Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley -- where residents like to think of their hometowns...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Wasted Library Funds, on Jan 1, 2013 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 2370 Views

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San Mateo County's Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest placed on administrative leave while Feds investigate possession of Child Porn.

It was first reported by the San Mateo Daily Journal this last Saturday, that he was arrested and booked on a special warrant...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:39 am | 18 comments | 2572 Views

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Saturday: DUI checkpoints

Redwood City police will conduct checks for impaired drivers at multiple locations within the city on Saturday, Dec. 29. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 29, 2012 at 8:46 am | 4 comments | 1489 Views

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San Mateo County law enforcement does bizarre probation search in home of man who wasn't even on probation

Lawsuit: San Mateo County police do bizarre probation search on man who wasn't even on probation http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=1760507&title=Probation%20se...

Original post made by Lruker on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Dec 29, 2012 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 4302 Views

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Second act for M-A performing arts center

Menlo Park may turn to an outside partner to get the most out of the city's $2.6 million investment in the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Dec 27, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 5 comments | 1904 Views
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