Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton struggles without leaders

In what appears to be a complete meltdown in communications between the City Council and an interim city manager, Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 24 comments | 3183 Views

AROUND TOWN

District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe and DDA Brian Donnellan have really slanted the Jesse Wilson case in their favor.

This would be a good case to review by citizen oversight committee if we had one. Jesse Wilson is charged with 2 Felony...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 7, 2012 at 11:44 am | 8 comments | 4435 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman cites harassment

The difficult job of serving on the Atherton City Council for the past 11 years has been made nearly intolerable by incidents...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by 55 year year Atherton resident, on Feb 7, 2012 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 2305 Views

MENLO PARK

A page from our history

Clark Kepler took over management of the family bookstore in 1988. Here he is shown in the garage level of the new Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1985 Views

ATHERTON

Greater accountability is needed in Atherton

Dear Readers: The following is a reply I received from the Town of Atherton in response to my requests for copies of Mr....

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 7 comments | 2199 Views

ATHERTON

Will Atherton say 'yea' to Willie Mays Way?

With the backing of most residents of the street, a local Little League leader wants the town of Atherton to rename Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 3947 Views

FICTION

Former Menlo School coach pleads not guilty

Michael Taylor, a former Menlo School assistant baseball coach, has pleaded not guilty to stealing computers from the Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Feb 5, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 4553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2322 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officer named in lawsuit retires

An Atherton police officer named in a federal lawsuit for his role in a domestic violence incident and the subsequent alteration...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 2150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's reveals new details about future

The transition team taking Kepler's Books into a new phase of life has revealed a few more details about upcoming changes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by praveen madan, on Feb 3, 2012 at 6:49 am | 4 comments | 1981 Views

ATHERTON

Danielson resigns as manager, but may stay on as consultant

==B Update:== Due to an adverse ruling by a state agency, Atherton's interim city manager John Danielson has submitted his...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Feb 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 8 comments | 2878 Views

ATHERTON

Why the rush in Atherton city manager shuffle?

> This is an expanded version of a previously published article.< With the town of Atherton scrambling at the 11th hour...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 14 comments | 3552 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton deputy clerk named interim manager

Deputy City Clerk Theresa DellaSanta is now Atherton's interim city manager. Former manager John Danielson will continue...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 18 comments | 4575 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Speakers: Don't halt Belle Haven services

Rarely does anyone show up to a budget hearing to say "please cut my program." The Menlo Park City Council's Jan. 30 study...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted, on Feb 2, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 2451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing student found safe

A missing 19-year-old special-needs Canada College student was found safe early this morning (Feb. 2) after authorities...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 2, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1774 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Will town say 'yea' to Willie Mays Way?

With the backing of most residents of the street, a local Little League leader wants the town of Atherton to rename Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by G. Jones, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 2298 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officer named in lawsuit retires

An Atherton police officer named in a federal lawsuit for his role in a domestic violence incident and the subsequent alteration...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 2406 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Two women now on architecture review board

The gender ratio on Portola Valley's five-member architecture review board has changed to three men and two women from a...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Megan Koch, on Feb 1, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 3532 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Fire occurred at Larry Ellison's former home

The large Japanese pagoda-style home in Atherton where firefighters quickly extinguished an attic fire Sunday was the former...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Feb 1, 2012 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 3452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Special-needs student goes missing

Authorities in San Mateo County are asking the public's help in finding a 20-year-old special-needs student who went...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Feb 1, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 2003 Views
<< < 335.25 336.25 337.25 338.25 339.25 > >>
Page 337.25 of 633

Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,878 views

Love is a Verb
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,149 views

Umeboshi - The Macrobiotic Antibiotic
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 921 views

On Voter Databases and Election Systems
By Stuart Soffer | 2 comments | 238 views

 

Meet the winners!

The results are in. Check out The Almanac readers' favorite foods, services and fun stuff in the area.

View Winners