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Letter: Mandelkern is best choice for treasurer

Our local school districts have felt the devastating impact of our current county treasurer's loss of $155 million in the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 1, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views

ATHERTON

Meg Whitman for Atherton City Council

Dear Voters I strongly encourage you to write in Meg Whitman for Atherton City Council while voting for her opponent for...

Original post made by Clear Thinker on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 16, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Charging stations now running

Two electric charging stations, each capable of simultaneously recharging the batteries of two electric vehicles, are now...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Watt Me Worry, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1351 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 | 1351 Views

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Service Tuesday for Charles Lee of Atherton

A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Charles Lee at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may poll residents on parcel tax

With some council members pushing for studying other ways of raising revenue, the Atherton City Council has directed staff...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Complaint very interesting, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:40 am | 5 comments | 1351 Views

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Schwazenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Oct 13, 2010 at 8:12 pm | 5 comments | 1350 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 | 1350 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for Mike Wasmann

During my audit of the Building Department, I identified several properties with zoning violations of an egregious nature:...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by richard marks, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1349 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - Finance Committee Meeting Sep 13, 2011

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING SEP 13, 2011 ROLL CALL Jim Dobbie, Bill Widmer, Greg Conlon, Jeff Wise, Alain Enthoven http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Szil2bypfDY#t=3m4s PUBLIC...

Original post made by APOA on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Sep 18, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1349 Views

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Business: Menlo Park native aims to cut cost of home automation

Imagine an inexpensive device that allows you to set an alarm on your smart phone that will automatically turn on your coffee...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim Cook, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1349 Views

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Local's film shows local sights

Menlo-Atherton High School and Burgess skate park are featured in a short film by Zachary Clarence (Menlo-Atherton, 2010),...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Margo McAuliffe, on Oct 3, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1349 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 | 1348 Views

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Judge denies bail for psychiatrist accused of molesting boys and faking dementia

A San Mateo County judge Wednesday denied bail for an 80-year-old former psychiatrist accused of molesting boys during...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Poster , on Aug 8, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1348 Views

MENLO PARK

Shorter meetings? Don't count on it.

Menlo Park's new mayor has pressed for shorter council meetings in the past, but he isn't making any promises as he takes...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Dec 17, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views

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Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized today, Feb. 4, the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bewildered, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 17 comments | 1347 Views

ATHERTON

ReprintPrint Email Font Resize Settlement allows stadium lights to shine on some M-A High night games

Yo Almanac, let's get on the ball. This is in your own front yard! Daily News/SJ Mercury News had this story at 3am today. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_16664832...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Nov 20, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1347 Views

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Steve Jobs died too soon to fulfill his plans to return to Woodside

For years, Steve Jobs had planned to move with his family to Woodside, to the site of the Jackling house on Mountain Home...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 14, 2011 at 8:32 pm | 4 comments | 1347 Views

ATHERTON

New technology promises less noise from jet engines, but to whose ears?

Commercial aircraft pass over Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Atherton every day on their way into major Bay Area airports,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 1347 Views

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Menlo Park, Atherton voice preference for underground rail

Responding to a request from the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Menlo Park and Atherton have both sent letters stating...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views
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