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AROUND TOWN

Initiative responses to over-reaching by public employee unions

Here are three initiatives being proposed for the consideration by California voters: ELIMINATES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 22 comments | 1158 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley also bans plastic bags at checkout

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed Jan. 23 to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use plastic...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret, on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Tax-free ride online costs everyone

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Tax Man, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1157 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Nativity Carnival welcomes summer

The Nativity Carnival, scheduled for June 11, 12, and 13, is a sure sign that summer is on its way. For 30 years, the carnival...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 12, 2010 at 1:24 am | 1 comment | 1157 Views

MENLO PARK

Police hail Menlo Park woman's actions to catch suspect

Menlo Park police recognized a woman on Tuesday, April 24, for helping to catch a thief in February. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ruby Enthusiast, on Apr 26, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Suspected drunken drivers involved in collision

Two suspected drunken drivers crashed into each other in Menlo Park early Saturday morning, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three people killed in crash identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the victims of a crash involving a stopped car on Interstate 280 just north...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by tanya, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park budget includes police pay raise

When the Menlo Park City Council passed its balanced budget for the next fiscal year, it also approved a pay raise for police...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Anthony, on Jun 22, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 1156 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Department at a Crossroads

With the sudden retirement of Chief Mike Guerra after less than 18 months on the job, which followed the sudden retirement...

Original post made by Taxpaying Resident on Jul. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1156 Views

ATHERTON

Second finance director

[Post removed. We have no evidence for these accusations, so we are removing these posts. If you have specific evidence of...

Original post made by Grave concern on Oct. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1156 Views

ATHERTON

Greater accountability is needed in Atherton

Dear Readers: The following is a reply I received from the Town of Atherton in response to my requests for copies of Mr....

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 1156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming events at Atherton Library

Monday, October 25 at 11:00 am- Preschool storytime for ages 3-5. Monday, October 25 at 7:00 pm- Smart Choices in Retirement....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1155 Views

MENLO PARK

Arizona shooting has investigators looking at threats to Leland Yee

With potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her confrontational style of politicking in the news...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 1155 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Teacher won't be charged in death of girl, 6

An East Palo Alto schoolteacher who accidentally struck and killed a 6-year-old girl in a crosswalk last year will not...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 1, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

advertisers force Facebook to censor right-wing free speech

Be careful if engage in right-wing free speech such as discussions on legitimate rape on Facebook. Facebook may delete your...

Original post made by resident on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 29, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 6 comments | 1155 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley council to discuss committee report on affordable housing

The Portola Valley Town Council will meet at Wednesday, June 12, to discuss a report from a committee of nine volunteers...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by louis ebner, on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

MENLO PARK

David Bohannon races back to Menlo Park Politics

In Feb. 2007, the Almanac posted an article wherein David Bohannon stated he was no long going to be involved in Menlo Park...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Oct 17, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Save the Bay one weed at a time

Save The Bay will celebrate 50 years of environmental protection and restoration with a weed-pulling party followed by a...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Josh from Save The Bay, on Jun 30, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1154 Views

ATHERTON

Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11242...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on May 15, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Portola Valley picnic, trail dedication

Portola Valley holds its town picnic Saturday with some new features: a trail, a club and a shirt. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by JW, on Jun 8, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1154 Views
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