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AROUND TOWN

Chief: Fatal Menlo Park fire appears accidental

A fatal fire at a Menlo Park home early Tuesday morning appears to have started accidentally, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1227 Views

MENLO PARK

Why isn't Menlo Park cutting salaries?

In an article that article that appeared today in the SF Chronicle. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/26/MNC51CLUBN.DTL&tsp=1 We...

Original post made by wondering on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by new guy, on Apr 28, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 1156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Craft program at Atherton Library

Dia de los ninos/Dia de los libros is an international celebration of books and children. The library will host a craft,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 28, 2010
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MOVIES

Family Movie Night

Atherton Library hosts Final Friday Flicks the last Friday of each month, with family friendly films. April 30 at 7 PM the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 28, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Caltrain's survival: Is it high-speed rail or bust?

While Menlo Park and Atherton contest in court the state's decision to run its high-speed-rail system along the Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 1136 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension poll hints at marketing campaign

Menlo Park residents have reported receiving phone calls in an apparent marketing poll concerning a "pension reform" initiative...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Call for Pension Reform in San Mateo County

San Mateo County is a "1938 act" County. This little known provision of California State law means that the Board of...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 28, 2010
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WOODSIDE

Jump in building fees? Council seeks more data

The Woodside Town Council again discussed the idea of increasing fees for Town Hall services for construction and remodeling...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 28, 2010 at 5:57 am | 3 comments | 1903 Views

ATHERTON

Night lights will go on trial at M-A football field

Night football games are likely to come to Menlo-Atherton High School in September, but at least for the 2011-12 season,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Funeral services director John O'Connor returns to Menlo Park

John O'Conner says he's been recycled. After taking a "mental health decade" spending "3,000 nights in a thousand different...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Blair, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 1783 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse vs. Menlo School - 4/27/10

Menlo-Atherton - 3 Menlo School - 7 Hoping to avenge their loss to the Knights earlier this season, the Bears...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Apr. 27, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Our newest San Mateo County Supervisor

The nameless, faceless bureaucrats who haunt the San Mateo County Government Center are looking over their shoulders and...

Original post made by earl bothwell on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dynamite!, on Apr 27, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 3108 Views

MENLO PARK

Office space may be next plan for Park Theater

The Park Theater in Menlo Park has been vacant for going on eight years, but owner Howard Crittenden hasn't stopped looking...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 27, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 27 comments | 1873 Views

MENLO PARK

What would the 'pension reform' initiative do?

More than 80 Menlo Park residents are going door to door collecting signatures for an initiative drive aimed at scaling back...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by enough already, on Apr 27, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 4/25/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Imperfect Birds Anne Lamott 2 Double Comfort Safari Club Alexander McCall-Smith 3 Solar Ian McEwan 4 This...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four stabbed in San Mateo hotel

Four people were stabbed early Sunday morning at a Marriott hotel in San Mateo, a police sergeant said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Monk, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1139 Views

ATHERTON

A Story about the Almanac's Reporting

Last Friday I wrote Renee Batti to let her know that I would not be comming by her office to present her with documentary...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by saul leibowitz, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 2174 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for Mike Wasmann

During my audit of the Building Department, I identified several properties with zoning violations of an egregious nature:...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by richard marks, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

ATHERTON

Speier introduces $1 billion Bay-restoration bill

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, has introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress to spend $1 billion to restore and clean up...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Grateful, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park men launch broad-based lawsuit against high-speed rail agency

The lawsuit by Morris Brown and Mike Brady, both of Menlo Park, aims to prevent construction of the high-speed rail system....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by john burrows, on Apr 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 60 comments | 3183 Views
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