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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time for Menlo to move on redesign

I recently attended a City Council meeting to speak in favor of the Planning Commission's recommendations on the Downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Oct 6, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments | 1244 Views

ATHERTON

Is Almanac asking the right questions about finance director retirement

Last night's Almanac article quoted retiring Atherton finance director Louise Ho as saying she was not fired, but rather...

Original post made by Questions on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 1244 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scarecrows out standing in their field again

One good thing about being a scarecrow: if someone stabs and dismembers you and leaves you to molder on the cold, cold ground,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Kunz, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

A few minutes with Martin Litton

Here's a softball question for an environmentalist: With climate change largely absent from the national consciousness, if...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Sep 11, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1244 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton chiropractor tunes up 49ers

Dr. Nicholas Athens, a chiropractor who lives in Atherton and works in San Carlos, attended and treated more than half of...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1244 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Schwazenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Oct 13, 2010 at 8:12 pm | 5 comments | 1243 Views

MENLO PARK

Treasury candidates digging into own wallets

In the runoff election for the office of San Mateo County treasurer/tax collector, both candidates have lent themselves...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by The sign snatcher, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1243 Views

MENLO PARK

Trial set for BBC assaults

A busboy and a cook at the British Bankers Club will stand trial for four counts of sexual assault on Monday, Dec. 6, in...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1243 Views

ATHERTON

OUTSIDE INVESTIGATOR HIRED BY ATHERTON CLEARS GUERRA AND PETERSON

In a stunning and unexpected turn of events, the Town of Atherton announced today that the outside, independent and totally...

Original post made by EXTRA, EXTRA - READ ALL ABOUT IT on Jun. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1243 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Brown’s Leaky Bucket Tax Increase

The other morning I read an article by a major columnist that said the goals of those who oppose tax increases - or at least...

Original post made by Duf Sundheim on Jul. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1243 Views

MENLO PARK

Time for Menlo Park to outsource police services

With the Police Chief's departure It is time to stop the bleeding - Menlo Park should outsource its police services to the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 9 comments | 1243 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Writer sees flaws in new library argument

Sandy Crittenden's letter about Atherton's library-in-the-park debate is misleading, either from exaggeration, ignorance,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by specious argument, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 1243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local piano teacher behind band nominated for Grammy Award

Many solo artists and musical groups perform for decades without receiving a Grammy nomination. The Pacific Mambo Orchestra,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Jan 28, 2014 at 7:11 am | 3 comments | 1243 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown property owners organize to oppose downtown plan

A group of downtown property owners that opposes the city of Menlo Park's long-term plans for its downtown area now has a...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on May 13, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

The WAMP goes weekly

Goodbye, Daily WAMP, we hardly knew you. The Peninsula's newest newspaper has decided to switch to a weekly format, starting...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by WAMP This!, on Aug 29, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City defends use of redevelopment agencies

There is another side to redevelopment that is absent in Jennifer Bestor's Guest Opinion last week on redevelopment agencies...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Mar 24, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney closes Menlo priest investigation

The San Francisco District Attorney's Office has decided not to press charges against Father William Myers, pastor of a Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:06 am | 9 comments | 1242 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Right decision to defend Measure L

We are happy to see the City Council stand with the Menlo Park voters who approved Measure L last November by agreeing to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 24, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 6 comments | 1242 Views

MENLO PARK

It's back to class for local students

Students in the Almanac area go back to school either this week or next. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/21/kids-head-back-to-school...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Good Time To Buy and Build

Now that Half Moon Bay appears to be in foreclosure or in deep economic trouble with a ton of foreclosures going on, it seems...

Original post made by VCapitlist on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Investor, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1241 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
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A Surprise!
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Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheart’s expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 15 comments | 677 views