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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As expected, the newly configured Atherton City Council rescinded its Nov. 28 adoption of a resolution that would cut compensation...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 | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside woman hailed as hero after Boston bombings

The woman hailed in last week's national news, "Bombing survivor meets her hero," is Amanda North of Woodside. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by 9/11 Peace Quilt, on Jun 16, 2013 at 7:19 am | 5 comments | 1073 Views

MENLO PARK

David Bohannon races back to Menlo Park Politics

In Feb. 2007, the Almanac posted an article wherein David Bohannon stated he was no long going to be involved in Menlo Park...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Oct 17, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday: Commission to review El Camino office proposal

Menlo Park's Planning Commission is scheduled to review a proposal to build a two-story office building on El Camino Real. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Woo Hoo!, on Oct 5, 2009 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Can ticketed parkers use council's ethics defense?

In regard to your recent article entitled "Four of five Menlo council members skipped ethics training:" In a city that ruthlessly...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 29, 2011 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1071 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's embarrassment of riches

The Town's cry of a "structural deficit" is beginning to look more and more a cry of "wolf". The Town is expected to realize...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by geez oh pete, on Jul 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1071 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Supes may vote on sales tax measure

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors may decide on Tuesday, July 24, whether to place on the Nov. 6 ballot a measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 7:37 am | 7 comments | 1071 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Open letter to Sequoia Healthcare District Directors Kane, Faro and Griffin

Open letter to Sequoia Healthcare District Directors Kane, Faro and Griffin posted on Almanac Town Square Forum http://www.almanacnews.com/ My...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 1071 Views

ATHERTON

Caltrain to add baby bullets on weekends

Caltrain will be adding express service to its regular schedule of trains traveling between San Francisco and San Jose on...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sammy, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1070 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars bust window in Willows

As-of-yet-unidentified burglars broke the side window of a home in the 200 block of Marmona Drive in Menlo Park on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Clarence Darrow, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1070 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Master Plan Meeting Nov 8

All Recorded Atherton Town Government Meetings are available here: http://www.youtube.com/user/AthertonPOA ***** Atherton...

Original post made by APOA on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Nov 12, 2011 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 1070 Views

MENLO PARK

Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 8 comments | 1070 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton and Facebook: Friends at last

It appears that all's well and friendly between the town of Atherton and its new neighbor, Facebook, after a period of disagreement...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 1070 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Eight tame rabbits rescued

Volunteers have captured eight of the tame rabbits that someone released into the Portola Valley woods sometime over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Bambi, on Aug 16, 2012 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1070 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Chief, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 1070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley man pleads no-contest to child porn charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 65, pleaded no contest Tuesday to charges of possession of child pornography, according...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Andrea, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 1070 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Where do your property taxes go?

Our property tax bill does not provide us with a breakdown of where the taxes go. Oh sure, they give us a pie chart with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 1070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, July 22 at 4 pm: Musical storytime for all ages. Friday, July 23 at 10:30 am: Yoga for kids with Surfer Mike....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 21, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Upcoming events at Atherton Library

Monday, October 25 at 11:00 am- Preschool storytime for ages 3-5. Monday, October 25 at 7:00 pm- Smart Choices in Retirement....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1069 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Shanahan pushes for spending cuts

Kevin Bryant, Woodside's town manager since January, can add a notch to his belt. In submitting his first budget for review...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2012 at 6:17 am | 2 comments | 1069 Views
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