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ATHERTON

A sweetheart deal

A $15,000 rase, a $400,000 low interest loan, a car allowance, indemnification against tax liabilities, a rent free residence....

Original post made by eagle eye on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 8 comments | 2313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our newest San Mateo County Supervisor

The nameless, faceless bureaucrats who haunt the San Mateo County Government Center are looking over their shoulders and...

Original post made by earl bothwell on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dynamite!, on Apr 27, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 3476 Views

MENLO PARK

Examiner Peninsuala, stop "free" SF Examiner paper

The free "Examiner Peninsula" edition of the San Francisco Examiner keeps getting delivered to our West Menlo Park address,...

Original post made by Ebara on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by ebara, on Mar 20, 2008 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 3344 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reduce Junk Mail, "Do Not (junk) Mail" petition

My neighbors and I in Menlo Park & Palo Alto have to deal with tons of junk mail... What a waste, and what an environmental...

Original post made by ebara on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by ebara, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 3139 Views

ATHERTON

A.C.I.L. meeting????

I have been wondering for some time what the ACIL is up to. Today I heard they are having their annual meeting at HP pavilion...

Original post made by Ed on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 11, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1694 Views

ATHERTON

Why The Almanac Matters

Not listed here on line, but contained on page 6 of todays Almanac print edition is an article about the status of Atherton's...

Original post made by Ed on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by GoodQuestion, on Aug 25, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 12 comments | 1661 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton LLP ??

Attention: P.C. and Pogo At the A.C.I.L. Candidate's Forum last week all four potential council members touted their own...

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 23, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 46 comments | 2666 Views

ATHERTON

City Manager Selection?

I read somewhere weeks ago that there would be a Special Council Meeting to appoint some one to fill in for Gruber on Saturday...

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 1559 Views

ATHERTON

Earth to Cyberspace

Whatever selection was made for TRANSITIONAL Interim City Manager, it is only somebody to keep Gruber's seat warm for one...

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by stranger than fiction, on Oct 19, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 1654 Views

ATHERTON

DECONSTRUCTING ATHERTON

It can be difficult to discern underlying themes over time. I liked the suggestion someone made, to build a time line of...

Original post made by Ed on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 1702 Views

ATHERTON

Happy Valentine's Day to Egypt from San Mateo County

Dear Egypt: Here from the home of Google and FaceBook we want to extend our congratulations to you for opting for democratic...

Original post made by Ed on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1650 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook censors Ghandi Quote and suspends account

Facebook is now the official web site that censors political thought. If you want to post liberal doctrine then Zuckerberg...

Original post made by Ed Pickett on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by great post, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:25 am | 8 comments | 3280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?

Looking at the polls, President Obama is ahead by larger margins in key battleground states than he was at this time 4 years...

Original post made by Ed Treller on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mt Belle, on Apr 19, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 166 comments | 16961 Views

MENLO PARK

New plan proposed for Derry project

It's taken a while, but the developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project and the Menlo Park residents group that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 23, 2007 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 4330 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion by former MP councilman Steve Schmidt: Time to support Dumbarton Rail

On March 14, 2007, Mayor Kelly Fergusson and City Council member Heyward Robinson held the first Green Cities Task Force...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by Al Neiman, on Jul 14, 2007 at 12:59 am | 7 comments | 3970 Views

MENLO PARK

Henry Riggs behind utility tax survey

The mystery has been solved behind an anonymous survey targeting Menlo Park's utility tax. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=763...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 3952 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Finally, a deal on Derry

About a month ago, we castigated the Menlo Park City Council in this space for its failure to embrace dense housing projects...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 3636 Views

MENLO PARK

Power outage has neighborhood buzzing

The neighborhood west of Alameda de Las Pulgas near Avy Avenue, including Sharon Heights, lost power from around 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 17, 2007 at 12:50 am | 3 comments | 4364 Views

MENLO PARK

Transformers upgraded at Alameda substation

The tall orange arm of a crane has been visible for the last week or two from outside Pacific Gas & Electric's Menlo substation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Joe Street, on Jun 15, 2007 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 3908 Views

MENLO PARK

All aboard? Residents say plans for commuter trains through their backyards are off track, but proponents insist they're good for the environment and regional transit

For Bay Area transit proponents, a new commuter train running across the Bay would be a dream come true. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by JAH, on Jun 19, 2007 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 3843 Views
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