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A great way for local agencies to save big bucks

It is now very apparent that the drop in property tax and other revenues will finally force local governments to revise their...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 2102 Views


A sweetheart deal

A $15,000 rase, a $400,000 low interest loan, a car allowance, indemnification against tax liabilities, a rent free residence....

Original post made by eagle eye on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 8 comments | 2102 Views


Wednesday: Atherton council sets special 5 p.m. meeting to install new member

The Atherton City Council will break with tradition Wednesday, Dec. 15, when it installs new member Bill Widmer during a...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by good bye and good riddance, on Dec 15, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 2102 Views


Backyard chickens: Future story in The Almanac

Do you raise chickens in your backyard? Know someone who does? E-mail Almanac reporter Sean Howell at,...

Original post made by Sean Howell on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 21, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 3 comments | 2101 Views


Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The alert means that air quality is expected to be poor and residents are advised to reduce driving and avoid outdoor activities...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 29, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 2101 Views


Tips for starting a vegetable garden

<B>Start small:</I></B> Decide which vegetables you like best and figure out how much room they need &#8212; tomatoes and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by PaulC, on Aug 5, 2008 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2100 Views


Hillview school: Report details traffic, noise

A study of plans to rebuild the Hillview Middle School campus in Menlo Park shows significant traffic and noise, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rosie, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:57 am | 12 comments | 2100 Views


Council to honor community activist Elizabeth Lasensky

Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline will read a proclamation honoring community activist Elizabeth Lasensky at the City Council meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Objective Observer, on Jan 26, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 2100 Views


Editorial: Stanford offers should encourage more talks

Now that Stanford has agreed to meet some of the concerns raised by opponents of its proposed office, retail and housing...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:56 am | 15 comments | 2100 Views


Two people killed by trains identified

Two of three people who died on Bay Area railroad tracks on Saturday have been identified. Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2100 Views


Woman sues over alleged Menlo Park dog attack

A woman who said she was maimed during a dog attack at Nealon Park has sued the owner of a German shepherd and the rescue...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Dec 14, 2012 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 2100 Views


#2 A call for a Grand Jury investigation of the Atheron POA

For those who wish to comment on the above thread as anonymous without being an Almanac Registered User, considering the...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Nov 22, 2010 at 10:08 am | 18 comments | 2100 Views


Knitting workshop at Atherton Library

Saturday, August 15 2-4 PM. Knitters of all levels are welcome to knit their very own scarf. Supplies will be provided to...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2099 Views


Looking for a miracle

It was 2 a.m. on July 12 and her husband and two daughters were half a world away, visiting his parents in France, when Marisa...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 11, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2099 Views


Town video taping of its citizens

It has come to my attention that the Town has video cameras and taping devices installed at locations where the Town staff...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Information Please, on Aug 26, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 17 comments | 2099 Views


Portola Valley: volunteers sought for commission seats

The Portola Valley Town Council is seeking volunteers with a serious and sustained interest in the town's residential character...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sunshine, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 2099 Views


Summer Reading at Atherton Library

The summer reading program for children (babies through 5th grade) runs June 1st through August 15th. Finishers get a free...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2098 Views


Facebook, city to release draft development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a draft development agreement that, when approved,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Don't understand, on Apr 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2098 Views


Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on May 21, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 8 comments | 2098 Views


Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 2098 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
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Response to Arguments Against Measure B
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