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AROUND TOWN

Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Wagstaffe Feels the Heat

I was blind copied in on an e-mail from the then disgraced and now celebrated Atherton ex Finance Director to San Mateo County...

Original post made by fireball on Apr. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1084 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 | 1084 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Behavior Leads to Tragedy

http://bit.ly/afi289 I want to ask if the counselors or chaperones also on the trip had any chance to get this boy some...

Original post made by Post Incident 411 on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 23, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Consider a gift to the Holiday Fund

Despite the ongoing financial challenges we all face, last year Almanac readers contributed nearly $100,000 to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1084 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook has lots of friends at Menlo hearing

Facebook is good at making friends. That much was clear at a public hearing Monday night on an environmental report on Facebook's...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jan 10, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

ATHERTON

Listen to the Voice of the 49ers, Paul Tonelli

Listen to “Voice” of the 49-ers, Paul Tonelli, on Measure F Atherton is blessed to have many talented, intelligent, successful...

Original post made by No on Measure F on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by No Need for a County Library in Atherton, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council to slow compensation cuts

As expected, the newly configured Atherton City Council rescinded its Nov. 28 adoption of a resolution that would cut compensation...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Reverse, on Dec 27, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: No substance to Cargill charge

Cargill's breathless accusation that a Menlo Park City Council member and the environmental group Save the Bay were engaged...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kristopher Crawley, on Feb 9, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1083 Views

MENLO PARK

Report of Mountain lion sighting in Ladera

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion at about 6 this morning (May 18) in the vicinity of 128 Pecora Way in Ladera, according...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Stuff it, on May 21, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 1083 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail project must start in the Central Valley

At the meeting today of the High Speed Rail Authority, van Ark, announced that the Federal Rail Administration had sent them...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dollars and Sense, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 1083 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park says it will reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Uprising in Egypt topic of talk

Stanford professor Joel Beinin will present a talk, "The Popular Uprising in Egypt," at the Wednesday, March 30, meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Yawn, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 1083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 5/15/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Paris Wife Paula McLain 2 Tigers Wife Tea Obreht 3 Drawing Conclusions Donna Leon 4 Caleb's Crossing Geraldine...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1083 Views

ATHERTON

My understanding is each Public School in Atherton Could get 1 million dollars if we can convince City Council

The library fund is about 7-8 million dollars. What if we took 2-3 million to remodel & retrofit the current library. Then...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Thinking out of the box, on Aug 6, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 1083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Peninsula Debutante Ball

Twenty young women will bow at the 53rd Peninsula Debutante Ball to be held Saturday, June 15, at the Crowne Plaza Cabana...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's: Menlo philosophy teacher

Menlo School philosophy teacher and water-polo coach Jack Bowen gives a free talk tonight (March 25) at 7:30 p.m. about his...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Paul D, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 1082 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson Brown Act violation decision due today 2/1/2011

The Post says the DA will release his report on the Brown Act violatin by Kelly Fergusson. Apparently Peter Carpenter was...

Original post made by old timer on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by None, on Feb 1, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 1082 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Initiative supporter explains why she supports a vote

Predictability about development in Menlo Park is important. Developers want as much certainty as possible about what they...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 1082 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Waggoner, on Jun 18, 2011 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views
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