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ATHERTON

Editorial: Another stinger for Atherton

The $230,000 Atherton agreed to pay out last week to settle a civil lawsuit filed by police officer Pilar Ortiz-Buckley,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by good $ after bad, on Dec 22, 2009 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2065 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'A Walk in the Woods'

"Reflecting Pool, Corte Madera Creek," a black and white digital print, is one of the photographs featured in Alan McGee's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 16, 2013 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 2065 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A and residents strike truce over field lights

For 59 years, it's always been dark after sunset on the athletic fields at Menlo-Atherton High School, but no more. There...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 23, 2010 at 7:17 pm | 14 comments | 2064 Views

MENLO PARK

Chain-saw sculptor at work

Taken down in September after reports that it was leaning precariously, the huge pine tree in Fremont Park at the corner...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wildfire danger is high this year

The indicators are adding up to a higher than average danger of wildfire for the 2012 fire season. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: North Fair Oaks festival

The 13th annual North Fair Oaks Community Festival will take place on Sunday, Aug. 17, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m on Middlefield...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 2063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: The Almanac has an attitude problem

Now that the election for the board of the Sequoia high school district is over, I would like to comment upon the very limited...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Thank You Ms. Pacifico!, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 2063 Views

ATHERTON

Politics Intimidation and a Timeline please

Tim: Thank you for your for your very brave remarks--could you provide any timeline of events to lend context to help us...

Original post made by True Blue on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by john p johns, on Dec 2, 2010 at 9:39 am | 7 comments | 2063 Views

ATHERTON

Traffic: Atherton may study entire stretch of Alameda de las Pulgas in town

Atherton's City Council decided when it met on Jan. 20 that instead of solely looking into a roundabout at Alameda de las...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Robert D., on Feb 1, 2016 at 11:40 am | 6 comments | 2063 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why we need a staff-size reduction policy

Why do we care about employee costs? Not surprisingly, employee costs constitute the single largest city expenditure. When...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 6 comments | 2062 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sanitary district settles lawsuit for $1.4 million

The two-year dispute is over between water quality watchdog San Francisco Baykeeper and the West Bay Sanitary District,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by No Spills Ha, on Jan 27, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 2062 Views

MENLO PARK

Who should be the next Menlo Park Mayor?

The next big council decision will be who will be the next Mayor of Menlo Park. With 2 new council persons to be seated,...

Original post made by who knows? on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Falls Church, VA, on Nov 13, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 14 comments | 2061 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park join plastic bag ban?

The Menlo Park City Council hits the books for a study session on Tuesday, March 13, with a focus on green initiatives. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas principal to retire in June

Gerald Traynor, the principal of Las Lomitas Elementary School in Atherton for the last 10 years, has announced his retirement,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by AFormerLLParent, on Jan 22, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Will Miracles Never Cease? The San Mateo DA Actually WILL Prosecute Law Enforcement Officers

Links to two articles in which the San Mateo DA is or has prosecuted a law enforcement officer: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=1760441&title=Postal...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Higher?, on Dec 27, 2012 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2061 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Harry Harrison, 91, leaves community service legacy

Longtime local developer, political figure and community activist Harry Harrison died Dec. 22 at age 91. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Carol Harrison, on Jan 6, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

ATHERTON

City Manager Opening

CITY MANAGER Town of Atherton, CA Salary DOQ including exceptional benefits and possible housing assistance. The Town...

Original post made by Craigslist on Feb. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2061 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Cal Water hosts water awareness festival in Atherton

The California Water Company will hold a "Water Awareness Festival" with activities for adults and children from 4 p.m....

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tricia, on May 12, 2015 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

MENLO PARK

Medical complex completion delayed again

Although six weeks ago the manager responsible for overseeing construction of a medical office complex at 1906 El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 12 comments | 2060 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A juggernaut heading our way

Rich Cline is mayor of Menlo Park and chairman of the Peninsula Cities Consortium, a group of five cities formed to deal...

Original post made by Postman on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 14, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 17 comments | 2060 Views
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