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AROUND TOWN

County asks federal transportation department to investigate Surf Air

The gloves appear to be off in San Mateo County's fight against Surf Air, just as the airline prepares for a major expansion. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 17 comments | 4135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Supervisors to consider landing fees at county-owned airports

Using the San Carlos Airport will become more expensive for Surf Air and other commercial and charter operators if the San...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Bob Artis, on Aug 8, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 2038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Did council member's online remark violate the town's ethics code?

Woodside's ethics code and whether Councilman Chris Shaw violated it in an online remark will be the first order of new business...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2017
Last comment by awatkins, on Sep 14, 2017 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 2780 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park district fire chief seeks nearly $3M in new spending to respond to development boom

Citing challenges caused by increased traffic and development, the chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has asked...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 21, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 17 comments | 2128 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Teens, ages 13-16, rounded up in arson incidents at Woodside Elementary School

Arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School over three days in early August have led deputies from the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by student1, on Nov 10, 2011 at 7:15 am | 17 comments | 5568 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by M K Gurnee, on May 12, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 17 comments | 13658 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton seeks bigger cuts to shore up budget

Atherton staff narrowed the $2 million shortfall in the town's projected revenues, but the cuts don't go far enough to close...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by be careful what you ask, on Mar 12, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 17 comments | 2979 Views

ATHERTON

Ask the deputy

Q. Do cyclists have to obey vehicle laws? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8009...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by driver, on May 22, 2009 at 9:46 am | 17 comments | 3621 Views

ATHERTON

Police officer sues town, public works supervisor over assault, harassment claims

Atherton's public works supervisor, who's been with the town for 33 years, is facing a criminal trial on misdemeanor charges...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by sage, on Jun 4, 2009 at 8:37 am | 17 comments | 4008 Views

ATHERTON

Parcel tax for Redwood City schools fails

Measure E, a parcel tax to support the Redwood City School District, failed to win the necessary two-thirds vote it needed...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Bob Becktel, on Jul 3, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 17 comments | 4005 Views

ATHERTON

A civil rights victory

In a little noticed proceeding in a San Mateo Criminal Court an unassuming young entrepreneur and Atherton resident struck...

Original post made by marathon man on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:45 am | 17 comments | 2756 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Jailed reporter elaborates on story

<I>Editor's Note: The following letter, written from the San Mateo County Jail, was delivered to The Almanac by Mr. Bothun's...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 17 comments | 3062 Views

ATHERTON

Town video taping of its citizens

It has come to my attention that the Town has video cameras and taping devices installed at locations where the Town staff...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Information Please, on Aug 26, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 17 comments | 2442 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton calls on feds to halt funding for state's high-speed rail project

The proposed elevated high-speed railroad would be akin to a six- to eight-lane freeway bisecting Atherton -- "a blight"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 17 comments | 4035 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meetings in YouTube spotlight

Although many local city council meetings are televised or webcast for the benefit of residents who aren't able to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by johny, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 17 comments | 4100 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 17 comments | 3760 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Ethics board could help Atherton

It is extremely short-sighted for a thin majority of the Atherton Town Council to push aside a proposal that would have at...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 3355 Views

ATHERTON

Cary Weist for Atherton P.D.

Atherton council candidate Cary Weist states on his website that his top issues are: * Ensure that Atherton maintains...

Original post made by Duh... on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:25 am | 17 comments | 2464 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police association tactics under fire in election

A number of residents and City Council members are criticizing a pre-election mail and telephone campaign by the Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nothing False, on Oct 10, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 17 comments | 4632 Views

ATHERTON

Mending Atherton's rifts a top priority

Now that the election is over, locating a new library in the park defeated, and a new council member on board, what's next...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mend, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:24 am | 17 comments | 4326 Views
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