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Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion

San Mateo County Treasurer Lee Buffington is retiring at the end of this year. Vying to take his place are: certified public...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Warren Morrison, on Jun 5, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frozen yogurt face-off

Spring flowers aren't the only things popping up in Menlo Park this season. The frozen yogurt craze has finally made its...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Susan J, on Jun 5, 2010 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 2241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green entrepreneur Vinod Khosla is bullish on internal combustion, nuclear power

Portola Valley resident Vinod Khosla, a venture capitalist noted for his interest in cutting-edge green enterprises, spoke...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2193 Views

MENLO PARK

Public works, by the numbers

By residents and reporters, city business is most often measured in decisions made. But the vast majority of a city's work...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by my view, on Jun 5, 2010 at 7:01 am | 4 comments | 1554 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala says he won't run again for Atherton council

Atherton City Councilman Charles Marsala, who was recently embroiled in a controversy surrounding his request for a loan...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 5, 2010 at 4:58 am | 14 comments | 2520 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton creates new speed trap on Alameda to raise revenues

Our fair city recently decreased the speed limit on the Alameda from 35mph to 3omph. And the signs say radar enforced.It...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by So what else is new?, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:25 am | 1 comment | 1563 Views

MENLO PARK

City manager working to renegotiate home loan terms

A recent story in a local newspaper about the status of a home loan from the city of Menlo Park to City Manager Glen Rojas...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 4, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 40 comments | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pumping Iron for People in Need: Gina Tringale Bench Press Benefit

On Saturday June 5th at 10:00 a.m., the third annual ‘Gina Tringale Bench Press Benefit’ will kick off at the San Mateo...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Jun. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1541 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Jailed reporter elaborates on story

<I>Editor's Note: The following letter, written from the San Mateo County Jail, was delivered to The Almanac by Mr. Bothun's...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 17 comments | 2572 Views

MENLO PARK

Frozen yogurt face-off

<B>Is this town big enough for four yogurt stores? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9674...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 3, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library Summer Reading Program

The Atherton Library has begun the annual Summer Reading Program for children, teens (6th-12th grade) and adults. The theme...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paris Window Shopping Art Exhibit

The Atherton Library currently has paintings by Susan Payne-Trutna on display through August 15th. Stop by, and be sure and...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1439 Views

MENLO PARK

Speaker revisits Kerouac's 'On the Road'

Beat generation expert Richard Marcel will interview Al Hinkle, real-life counterpart of the character Ed Dunkel in Jack...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 1469 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton hears opposing views on Cargill

Cargill's proposal to build a new community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ol' HomeBoy, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1635 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Running for Coroner

Please vote June 8th...

Original post made by NevaresFor Coroner on Jun. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3596 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac recommends ...

<B> Rich Gordon for State Assembly Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9685 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 3, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Tawdry tactics by labor council

On May 14, I received a flier from the South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council in San Jose that slams Yoriko Kishimoto, candidate...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Same ol, Same ol', on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:56 am | 4 comments | 4055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

June 3-6: 'Kilroy Was Here' at Hillview

The Hillview Players will present the World War II musical, "Kilroy Was Here," June 3-6 at Hillview Middle School, 1100 Elder...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Actor's parent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Menlo Park City School District hosts meeting for prospective candidates

District residents who are interested in running for the Menlo Park School District Board of Education in the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo Resident, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprise of a lifetime

Longtime M-A High jazz band director Frank Moura responds to a surprise concert made up of four decades of alumni jazz bands...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by MAParent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 2607 Views
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