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AROUND TOWN

CalPERS returns sink -- more trouble for taxpayers

Remember the concerns about CALPERS investment performance? Remember all those public employees who rebuked us for questioning...

Original post made by POGO on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 42 comments | 2575 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Time to get off the CO2 habit

The following guest opinion by Atherton City Councilman Charles Marsala was published in the Almanac's April 18 print edition: By...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2574 Views

MENLO PARK

Troubled by theater owner's parting shot

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5237 posted Wednesday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Scott Oesterling, on Nov 16, 2007 at 6:54 am | 5 comments | 2574 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Court throws out city's letter to rail authority

In a ruling that Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline called "kind of a stomach punch," a California Superior Court judge has...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 28 comments | 2573 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Barbara Wood: Can I help you? I know first aid

The weekend before last, I, and more than 300 other people, learned some skills that could help us someday save a life, by...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 25, 2012 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 2573 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Hosts of Obama visit may be off the hook for extra police, public works costs

The town of Atherton is likely to drop its efforts to require two Atherton couples who hosted fundraising events for President...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 34 comments | 2573 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Got Greed? Government & Corporate America at their worst

With the latest news of another government bailout in the financial sector, three things become clear: Corporate leaders,...

Original post made by Richard V on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Gato Gordo, on Sep 22, 2008 at 2:52 pm | 19 comments | 2572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 10/14/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Street of a Thousand Blossoms, Gail Tsukiyama 2. Run, Ann Patchett 3. World Without End, Ken...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2571 Views

ATHERTON

Saving the world, one school at a time

About the author: This story was written by Menlo-Atherton High School senior Elliot Welsh, one of some 600 students who...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by michelle, on Jan 14, 2008 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why biking to Laurel is a bad idea

<B>The following letter by Jerry Leugers was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Your editorial...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2570 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Election: Portola Valley council candidates face voters

Verbal sparks flew briefly Tuesday night at a Q-and-A forum for candidates running for Portola Valley Town Council. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Oct 11, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2570 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 17 comments | 2569 Views

MENLO PARK

Have you had your say on the new gym?

Efforts to build a new Burgess Gym with Menlo Park taxpayers' dollars got off to a confusing start last week, as gym user...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 14, 2008 at 2:25 pm | 20 comments | 2568 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsements: Menlo Park, Atherton city councils

<B>Menlo Park City Council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6981 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by another andy fan, on Oct 12, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 28 comments | 2568 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Binding arbitration leaves public in dark

Menlo Park and at least 15 other jurisdictions in California rely on binding arbitration to resolve police disciplinary cases....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2013 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad and Me event at Atherton library

From DeAnn Okamura: Calling all fathers or other significant caregivers! Bring your children to the Atherton Library on†...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2567 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Priory just misses in CCS soccer finale

The Woodside Priory girls' soccer team came out tentative in its first-ever appearance in the Central Coast Section Division...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by OrangePro, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:35 am | 1 comment | 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dribbling a basketball ... for 26 miles

The 2010 Napa Valley marathon had begun. Hundreds of running shoes hitting pavement did their rubbery shuffle as the athletes...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jose Grullon, on Nov 7, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 2566 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District and MTK Communications

In September of 2009, the Sequoia Healthcare District entered into a $4,200/month contract with MTK Communications, a.k.a....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 5, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 13 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man jailed for nearly killing MaryAnn Levenson

A 77-year-old man convicted of felony drunken driving for striking and severely injuring Menlo Park bicyclist MaryAnn Levenson...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by diligent driver, on Jun 26, 2008 at 10:09 am | 5 comments | 2565 Views
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