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ATHERTON

Giving Atherton's City Manager the Benefit of the Doubt

Dear Readers: The following is the text of an e-mail sent to Mr. Danielson, the Mayor and the City Council. I've done...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 15, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 8567 Views

MENLO PARK

Flood Park closure hasn't led to crime spike yet

When the county first said that Flood Park might have to close permanently, residents worried about their safety as well...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by A Flood Triangle neighbor, on Apr 15, 2011 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1843 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: 55 ticketed for distracted driving

Fifty-five drivers passing through Menlo Park on April 4 and 5 have been officially encouraged to think twice about using...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 14, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 49 comments | 5895 Views

ATHERTON

What happened to that post?

There was a post about a FPPC complaint over the Atherton City Manager. It was deleted. by whom and for what reason?...

Original post made by ChiefnBoss on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 14, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 6 comments | 1623 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton Bear bats come out of hibernation

The Bears bats come out of hibernation to beat Aragon 16-6 at home. The Menlo Atherton varsity baseball team had 13 hits...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Apr. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3252 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Manager's Intentions Called into Question

It's been just over three months since John Danielson took office as Interim City Manager. Mr. Danielson was selected...

Original post made by Tim J. on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 5 comments | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those who matter, or why I am running for Supervisor

 Those Who Matter, or Why I'm Running for San Mateo County Supervisor By:  Michael Stogner     On April 25, 2007,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:03 am | 14 comments | 2515 Views

ATHERTON

Second Thoughts Over Investigating Corruption in the Atherton Police Department

About a month ago, Peter Carpenter called the FBI over his concerns about misconduct in the Atherton Police Department. In...

Original post made by Slacker on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 14, 2011 at 9:36 am | 6 comments | 1867 Views

AROUND TOWN

A sense of wonder

Imagination tends to be a realm populated by children, but perhaps with some gentle and persistent nurturing of one's inner...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Michael Tymn, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:13 am | 1 comment | 2159 Views

ATHERTON

Conflict of Interest Charges Dog Atherton Interim City Manager

The Atherton City Council hired an investigator to research Mr. Danielson's background before hiring him as interim City...

Original post made by Tim J. on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 19 comments | 2629 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian's green-energy bill becomes law

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) to require California utilities to draw one third of their electricity...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Arlen Comfort, on Apr 13, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1980 Views

WOODSIDE

Camera captures bank-robbery suspect

Authorities are looking for a suspect in the robbery of Chase Bank in Ladera on Monday morning, April 4. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 2504 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows burglars plead no contest

Six months after their arrests, three burglars who targeted the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park pleaded no contest on...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tom Paine IV, on Apr 13, 2011 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 1780 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town Council ran afoul of open-meeting law, CNPA attorney says

<B>Editor"s note:</B> In an earlier version of this story, the Almanac incorrectly reported that former councilman Richard...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 4203 Views

WOODSIDE

Tutor pleads not guilty to child molestation charges

A former Menlo Park City School District employee pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of child molestation and other charges...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Apr 13, 2011 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 3169 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Portola Valley: Mountain lion spotted Monday night

A resident of Portola Valley spotted a mountain lion heading toward Portola Green Circle in the Brookside Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 13, 2011 at 7:00 am | 4 comments | 4080 Views

MENLO PARK

Recology should say mea culpa

Oh that they would. Our council recently voted in a substantial fee increase for this incompetent company. Well maybe our...

Original post made by trash talk on Apr. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1806 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley looks at benefit package

The Portola Valley Town Council will discuss a recommendation from the Finance Committee that employees in Town Hall start...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by cms, on Apr 12, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 3677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Tuesday, April 12 at 6:30 PM: Adult book group reads The Geography of Bliss. Potluck. Wednesday, April 13 at 4 PM: A demonstration...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 4/11/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tigers Wife Tea Obreht 2 Swim Back To Me Ann Packer 3 Pale King David Foster Wallace 4 Paris Wife Paula...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1577 Views
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