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ATHERTON

Is Almanac asking the right questions about finance director retirement

Last night's Almanac article quoted retiring Atherton finance director Louise Ho as saying she was not fired, but rather...

Original post made by Questions on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 1816 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents create their own library survey

Atherton residents, whose request to the City Council to survey the town about the location of a new library was not approved,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Pat Cooksey , on Nov 6, 2011 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2080 Views

SPORTS

Football: Pop Warner Vikings win playoffs

Two of three Menlo-Atherton Vikings playoff teams scored victories over the weekend, continuing the football club's pattern...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Pops, on Nov 6, 2011 at 7:31 am | 7 comments | 3925 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A High presents 'Stage Door' Nov. 3-12

Would you follow your dream or sell out? Go for it or give up? Coming to grips with big life decisions is at the heart of...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by M. Betsock, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Responsibilities of Town Forum posters

The Town Forum can be a useful place to exchange information provided that each individual poster complies with the Forum's...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R,Gordon, on Nov 5, 2011 at 6:09 am | 17 comments | 2614 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents create their own library survey

Atherton residents, whose request to the City Council to survey the town about the location of a new library was not approved,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by 3 to 1, on Nov 5, 2011 at 5:46 am | 12 comments | 2307 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire board endorsements make strange bedfellows

You'd expect unions to get along with pension reform advocates about as well as cats get along with water. But this year's...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Nov 5, 2011 at 1:21 am | 5 comments | 12375 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlowe Ballet debuts

Even as the economy continues to ail, Bay Area residents who value the art of dance have reason to feel significantly richer...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Maggie Heilman, on Nov 4, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1908 Views

MENLO PARK

$150 to protest cutting of heritage tree????

We got a notice yesterday that the town arborist plans to cut a giant heritage tree on our street, Crane, and the town requires...

Original post made by Crane St. resident on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Nov 3, 2011 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council selects Dumbarton Transit Station site

Location, location, location was the focus of Tuesday's discussion of where to put the future Dumbarton Transit Station in...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by imaginary station, on Nov 3, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 4 comments | 1460 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by member, on Nov 3, 2011 at 9:28 am | 11 comments | 2321 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Parcel Tax Being Used for Benefit of Residents?

From the November 2 police blotter: 18:35 SPECIAL DETAIL 111102033 Occurred at Port Of Oakland Outside Agency assist...

Original post made by Occupy Oakland? on Nov. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A teacher, school district settle dispute

Menlo-Atherton High School algebra teacher Manuel Delgado has settled out of court with the Sequoia Union High School District...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Unknown Person, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 3146 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo holds long-distance town hall

Nearly 7,000 people listened to a telephone town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, on Tuesday night (Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Constituent, on Nov 2, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 32 comments | 2776 Views

SPORTS

Espinosa, Villeneuve help Brown men capture Ivy League water polo title

==B Local collegians:== With Palo Alto native Toby Espinosa and Atherton resident Grant Villeneuve both contributing, the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Max Crittenden, on Nov 2, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 3228 Views

MENLO PARK

Resident reports $78,000 loss in burglary

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1478 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Resources Online

There are candidate statements online at: http://www.midpenmedia.org/elections_Nov_11flag.html for the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made by Elliot Margolies on Nov. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1395 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Neither cyclist nor truck driver found at fault in fatal collision

The full and final report on the death of Lauren Ward, 47, of Los Altos Hills will likely remain unavailable to the public,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 2, 2011 at 1:24 am | 5 comments | 2389 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo eyes eight possible sites for one club well

The Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club's dream for one public well to water its private golf course now has eight chances...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A Drama's "Stage Door" Opens Nov. 3rd

Yearning to make it Big on Broadway. Being tempted to sell out to Hollywood. All the while struggling to survive another...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Nov 1, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

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