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ATHERTON

Atherton council, again, rejects survey on new library

One thing is clear in Atherton right now: Residents have not come to an amiable agreement about whether their new library...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by WaltKelley05, on Nov 23, 2011 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 1291 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Lesson for Atherton in library parking issue?

The Feb. 29 Almanac carried several instructional articles, including the editorial about the current library parking "crunch"...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Right You Are, on Mar 11, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1291 Views

WOODSIDE

'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 21, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1291 Views

MENLO PARK

Free custom energy audits for large homes

Acterra, the Palo Alto-based environmental nonprofit, is preparing to offer free residential energy audits to cut electricity...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by Giuseppe Verde, on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wagstaffe gets taken to the Woodshed

Ex Atherton Finance Director John Johns got the stiff arm from the DA in response to his request for a copy of the investigative...

Original post made by rapid fire on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on May 4, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 5 comments | 1290 Views

ATHERTON

A.C.I.L. meeting????

I have been wondering for some time what the ACIL is up to. Today I heard they are having their annual meeting at HP pavilion...

Original post made by Ed on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 11, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1290 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess baby pool closed until May

Splish, splash, babies won't be taking a bath again in the Burgess baby pool any time soon, according to aquatics center...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1290 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council's travel policy woefully lacking

The brouhaha set off when Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson announced that she was traveling to Washington,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by perry mason, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why leave home when you have this view?

Adam J. Weissman of Portola Valley sent us these photos of fireworks at Stanford behind the Dish. The photos were taken Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Earthquakes fan, on Jul 4, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 1290 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: Paul Baran named to Internet Hall of Fame

Atherton inventor Paul Baran, who died last year, was inducted Monday into the Internet Hall of Fame in Geneva, Switzerland....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by RUKiddingMe?, on Apr 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1290 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Suicide or murder? Attorneys duel in closing arguments

Did Parima Parineh commit suicide in the bedroom of her Woodside home on April 13, 2010, or was she shot and killed by her...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 22, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon deal might hinge on cutting car trips

Reducing traffic, carbon emissions will be a focal point in negotiations over Menlo Park development project. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by not enuff, on Nov 25, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1289 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County

COUNTY CORONER COSTS COUNTY TAXPAYERS HALF A MILLION DOLLARS IN UNNECESSARY EXPENSES Lawsuits, Investigations and Staff...

Original post made by SMC_Voter on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 1, 2010 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Why your help is needed to keep the Almanac and local journalism strong

<I> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11373 posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 12:00...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 1289 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Young Voice (2), on Apr 21, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 1289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: New member appointed to architecture review panel

Woodside resident Maggie Mah Johnson, a member of the town's Trails Committee and an equestrian, is now a member of the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1288 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess pool burglars busted

Menlo Park detectives on the trail of a stolen cellphone uncovered two suspects and a collection of items stolen from Burgess...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Daniel McKee, on Sep 17, 2012 at 7:24 am | 6 comments | 1288 Views

ATHERTON

Helping Those Who Help Themselves

Jerry Carlson had no problem giving Charles Marsala a free pass when Marsala solicited a bribe (er "loan") from a resident...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: World Affairs Council in Atherton

Professor Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies at Stanford University, will be the guest speaker at the kickoff event...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomato and Pepper Plant Sale

The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties will be selling tomato and pepper seedlings at their plant...

Original post made by Leslie Muennemann on Mar. 25, 2011
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