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ATHERTON

VIDEO Audit Committee Meeting - Jan 10 2012

Town of Atherton Audit Committee Meeting Jan 10, 2012 Video Broadcast Brought to you by the men and women of the...

Original post made by APOA on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jan 15, 2012 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 1429 Views

MENLO PARK

Rock on, Readers' Choice

Readers pick their favorite local restaurants, shops and services. ==B Photo:== Klara Turner, owner of Los Salonez in Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Of course it's rigged, on Jan 14, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 61 comments | 31507 Views

AROUND TOWN

California High Speed Rail project loses support of the California Sierra Club

The California Sierra Club has been one of the biggest supporters of the High Speed Rail project --- until now. Today...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Church: No expansion plans in Menlo Park

==B Update:== The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church says it has "no plans at this time" to develop or expand on or around its...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by been there, on Jan 13, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 1894 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Susan K, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2693 Views

MENLO PARK

Safe Routes to Facebook

Facebook has just completed its move to its new Menlo Park headquarters near the base of the Dumbarton bridge. Facebook...

Original post made by Adina on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Jan 13, 2012 at 1:32 pm | 6 comments | 2991 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglary losses total $140,000

Two burglaries reported over the holiday -- one in Woodside and one in Portola Valley -- led to losses estimated at $140,000,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Jan 13, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1738 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook comment period extended one week

Vowing to keep the Facebook project on schedule, the Menlo Park City Council at its Jan. 10 meeting answered requests to...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by what is the rush, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority CEO to resign

California's quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail took another unexpected twist Thursday when the the man charged...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 13, 2012 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 2159 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Danielson still in charge despite expired contract

Although his one-year contract expired Jan. 2, Interim City Manager John Danielson is still in the driver's seat at Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 22 comments | 3427 Views

MOVIES

Around Town: A day for horses in Woodside

Woodside's annual celebration of the town's love affair with all things equine is set for Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by grind, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 6233 Views

MOVIES

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out

Overcoming neglectful parents and breaking free of a gang were among the stories shared by high school students in a tearful...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 5051 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside sues resident for building without permits

More than three years after the town of Woodside cited Gregory Smith of 37 Upenuf Road for the construction of a two-story...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jan 12, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 6 comments | 3308 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Commendation ceremony for Carl Clark

World War II veteran Carl Clark of Menlo Park will, at long last, be presented an award for his heroic actions 66 years ago...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Brian Belding, on Jan 12, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton Library offers programs on ebooks

Friday, January 13, 11 am to Noon: So You Got a Kindle for Christmas? Bring your Kindle to the library for one on one instruction...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

State suspends BBC bar's liquor license

The landmark British Bankers Club restaurant and bar in Menlo Park has had its liquor license put on hold by the California...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1607 Views

ATHERTON

Library EIR comments due today by 5:00 PM

To Atherton Residents, The Town's website contains an uncorrected Press Release that erroneously indicates that comments...

Original post made by Get informed on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by EIR-error, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public college board members met in private

All five members of the San Mateo County Community College District board served on a committee that met privately to run...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 2247 Views

MENLO PARK

Alliance: City ignores church expansion

==B Update:== The Menlo Park Downtown Alliance, made up of downtown business and property owners, says the draft environmental...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hates Shoddy Reporting, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1752 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2503 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

VOTE HERE