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Atherton Town Center, the Library, and Perpetuating the Private Army

Right now Atherton is embroiled in one of the largest controversies it has ever had over the location of the library. Didi...

Original post made by Jerry Lewis on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:03 am | 6 comments | 1499 Views


City rethinking Belle Haven library branch

The withdrawal of financial support by the Ravenswood City School District for the Belle Haven branch library in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dharma, on Jun 9, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 1498 Views


Menlo Park's theatrical experiment

Postcards advertising musicians and comedians popped up in Menlo Park postboxes recently, bearing the city's logo in the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by time for stamps, on May 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 1498 Views


Upcoming events at Atherton Library

Friday, Feb 18 at 7 pm: Movie Night: "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" (Rated PG-13, 112 minutes). Tuesday, Feb 22- Friday...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1498 Views


Caltrain declares fiscal emergency

Caltrain's board of directors declared a fiscal emergency March 3 during a meeting in San Carlos that attracted hundreds...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Biff Menlo, on Mar 9, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 1498 Views


Atherton City Attorney's Lies Revealed

In her April 7, 2010 staff report to discuss allegations of misconduct by Councilman Marsala Wynne Furth states: "The...

Original post made by Sleuth on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 6, 2010 at 10:35 pm | 8 comments | 1498 Views


Seven volunteers help Woodside prepare for disaster

In anticipation of a natural disaster -- whether a wildfire, major earthquake, flood or landslide -- the town of Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1498 Views


Commission green-lights Beltramo townhomes

A housing project first envisioned a decade ago evaded an equally drawn-out death as the Menlo Park Planning Commission voted...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:49 am | 8 comments | 1497 Views


North Fair Oaks meets on high-speed rail

Representatives from the California High-Speed Rail Authority addressed residents' concerns at a North Fair Oaks Council...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 7 comments | 1497 Views


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. 1497 Views


Amazon's misguided fight against sales tax

We hope the public will wholeheartedly support the local merchants, including Menlo Park's Clark Kepler, who joined a press...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by fiscalsanity, on Aug 23, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1497 Views


Friday: Menlo Park to hold special meeting

The city of Menlo Park has scheduled an additional closed session meeting to discuss negotiations with its non-police employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joy Koso, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1497 Views


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 | 1497 Views


Man critical after attack at Caltrain station

A 47-year-old man was in critical condition Saturday (March 5) after being attacked and robbed by about a dozen assailants...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 6, 2011 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 1496 Views


High Speed Rail interview with Assemblyman Jerry Hill

Jerry Hill was interviewed by Phil Matier on KPIX (CBS) TV this Sunday morning. It is about 5 minutes in length. You...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 15, 2011 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 1496 Views


Coroner identifies man killed in motorcycle crash

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed in a motorcycle crash on state Highway 1...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 1496 Views


Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night, Nov. 25. Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by what?, on Nov 27, 2012 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1496 Views


Now is the time to put the City Attorney contract out to bid

As was reported in the Daily Journal and on Atherton's website, the law firm that employs City Attorney Wynn Furth will cease...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by truthiness, on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1496 Views


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 | 1496 Views


Letter: The Almanac's fixation with Andy Cohen

There are five City Council members, approximately 52 commissioners and numerous citizen activists in Menlo Park. So why...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Aug 6, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 1495 Views
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