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ATHERTON

Elizabeth Lewis, Cary Wiest elected to Atherton council

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Nov. 6, winning 1,732 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Good Effort, on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawsuit filed over campaign sign shenanigans

During the 2011 election cycle, a mystery: A campaign sign uprooted from Chuck Bernstein's front yard. A cellphone dropped...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Nov 14, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 1453 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Housing plan update, animal shelter on Menlo Park council agenda

April kicks off with a busy start for the Menlo Park City Council, with homeless shelters, animal shelters and Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by MaryAnn Saunders, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 1453 Views

ATHERTON

Council Election and Conflicts of Interest

Last Wednesday evening, I attended the Atherton council meeting. During public comments, I noted that Peter Carpenter had...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 26, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 1452 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council approves modified pool contract

They didn't have to split a baby, but the Menlo Park City Council had to split the city's public pools on March 1, an issue...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by long time Fry admirer, on Mar 5, 2011 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1452 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arrested for embezzling from elderly relative

Two people have been arrested and charged with embezzling more than $13,000 from an 81-year-old Menlo Park woman, police...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 2, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1452 Views

MENLO PARK

World Peace - Is It Possible?

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by World Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1452 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton mayor delays action on outsourcing

The Atherton City Council met Tuesday night (July 20) but pulled from the agenda a legal step to implement a plan to outsource...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by A big thank you to the courageous , on Jul 21, 2011 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 1451 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 1451 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag drops by $30 billion in new plan

The cost of California's proposed high-speed rail system would drop by $30 billion from earlier estimates under a revised...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cass Apple, on Apr 3, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 5 comments | 1451 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Park is still best library site, councilwoman says

Building a two-story library in the park is still the best course for Atherton, City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said this...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Holbrook Library Fan, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 1451 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Plastic bag ban meeting

On Oct. 23, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to adopt a reusable bag ordinance. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by pvmom, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views

MENLO PARK

LED street lamps may come to Menlo Park

One way or another, Menlo Park looks set to put high-efficiency lights in its streetlamps. The City Council could authorize...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 27, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 9 comments | 1450 Views

ATHERTON

The Mystery Surrounding the Deaths of my Siblings

In March, 2008 my eldest brother passed away in the middle of the night at his home in south Palo Alto. He was discovered...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 8, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 4 comments | 1450 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Soaring garbage rates back on council agenda

How should the Atherton City Council proceed with an inevitable garbage rate increase -- earlier proposed at 63 percent to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1450 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama and the Coming Democalypse

President Obama is evidently feeling the pressure from the current shenanigans over a routine hike in the debt ceiling. ...

Original post made by Chris Chantrill on Jul. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district urges public to avoid burning wood

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to refrain from burning wood today (Tuesday, Dec. 27). Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Yakoub, on Dec 27, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1450 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton kidnapper will be paroled

Richard Schoenfeld, who grew up in Atherton and was imprisoned for nearly 36 years on a 1976 conviction for the kidnapping...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by victims rights, on Jun 19, 2012 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1450 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Does Rich Gordon endorse the Sequoia Healthcare District?

In a recent presentation to the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee this morning, a PowerPoint presentation...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 1450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Health education for all abilities

Teen Talk is one of 10 local community organizations that benefit from donations to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. [http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/almanac-holiday-fund...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
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