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ATHERTON

DECONSTRUCTING ATHERTON

It can be difficult to discern underlying themes over time. I liked the suggestion someone made, to build a time line of...

Original post made by Ed on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 1493 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck that struck wires caused power outage

A truck that hit low-hanging wires appears to have been the cause of a power outage that affected more than 1,700 customers...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by los trancos resident, on Apr 11, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Italian gluten-free cooking class

Atherton's own Italian Educational Institute (Istituto Educazione Italiana) is offering to teach gluten-sensitive cooks the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1493 Views

ATHERTON

In Atherton, disparate views on what constitutes transparent government

In the wake of recent criticism about the appointment of the new police chief and lack of disclosure about a $230,000 sexual-harassment...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by inquisitive, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley, Woodside pay $216,000 each for second patrol by deputy sheriff

Portola Valley's balanced general fund budget for the next 12 months is $3.8 million, with a reserve of about $2.6 million....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 6 comments | 1492 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council's interminable plans for Terminal Avenue

Twenty-two Habitat for Humanity homes, or 1.5 acres for Beechwood School? That's the question the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by MP Rep, on Nov 18, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 1492 Views

MENLO PARK

New renderings of El Camino housing project

Developer Matt Matteson told the Almanac that it was important to actually build the BMR units instead of paying in-lieu...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Slain activist Dave Lewis is celebrated

Supporters of a program that helps parolees transition back into their communities held a celebration Wednesday honoring...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bob Cancilla, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council backs removal of hazardous trees

Eucalyptus trees in Portola Valley on town-owned property received an evaluation of "no confidence" Wednesday night (Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Kay Hagan Corruption Scandal Rocks North Carolina

The Carolina Journal exposed corruption within the Kay Hagan Family Empire. The headline reads: Hagan Firm Keeps Stimulus...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by giants fan, on Oct 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm | 2 comments | 1492 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Work starts on Belle Haven's garden

There's one construction project in Menlo Park that may be expected to proceed with no drama and even a helping hand from...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Kristi Breisch, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1492 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo passes 'no confidence' vote on HSR

The rail authority can look to receiving yet another letter expressing "no confidence" in its handling of high-speed rail....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by AGREE, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 1491 Views

ATHERTON

FBI's investigation of Atherton was a hoax, poster says

It's been nearly a year now since John Johns, the former finance director in Atherton, began circulating the rumor that the...

Original post made by JT on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Sep 30, 2011 at 6:30 am | 15 comments | 1491 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Steve Jobs, Apple's creative visionary, dies at 56

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and the creative force behind the company's transformation into one of the world's most...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 7, 2011 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 1491 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Get rid of Caltrain and bring in BART

Regarding last week's excellent guest opinion by my colleagues Jim Janz and Mike Brady about Caltrain's survival, while I...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrested employees worked in DA's office

Two former San Mateo County employees, recently arrested on charges of stealing from the estates of deceased people, actually...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 11, 2012 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 1491 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tuesday forum: Should Portola Valley traffic be monitored by surveillance cameras?

Should Portola Valley vehicle traffic be monitored by license-plate-reading surveillance cameras? That the topic of a community...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Slick, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1491 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain service disrupted after man runs into train in Menlo Park

A man ran into the side of a moving Caltrain at the Menlo Park station this evening (June 3), a Caltrain spokeswoman said....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by cynic, on Jun 4, 2009 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 1490 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tries to counter state's plan to kill redevelopment agencies

Emergency legislation proposed by Governor Jerry Brown to stop redevelopment agencies from tying up local funds in new projects...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Richard Scholl, on Feb 16, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 1490 Views

MENLO PARK

Police Calls: $23,000 in burglary, theft losses

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12103&e=y...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Annabelle, on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1490 Views
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