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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 | 4340 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 | 3288 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 | 4294 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. 1932 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 | 3903 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. 1735 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. 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors voting on raises for deputy sheriffs.

Today the vote on raises. The average pay for a San Mateo County deputy sheriff was $130,321 as of 2010. The deputies...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1787 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Children's Hospital design wins praise

After more than two years of public hearings and design tweaks, an ambitious proposal to renovate and expand the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sno, on Apr 11, 2011 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 2270 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's public works chief retiring

Duncan Jones, Atherton's public works director since 2003, is retiring on April 29, the town announced Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Guido Veloce, on Apr 11, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 2364 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Manager tries to keep a lid on the Police Chief's Investigation

To the dismay of at least one City Councilman and another prominent member of the community, Interim City Manager John Danielson...

Original post made by Ricochet on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:36 am | 24 comments | 2157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's to charge for author events

Starting this month, Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park will charge those who don't belong to its rewards program to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:51 pm | 36 comments | 3790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: Home destroyed in fire violated codes

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2037 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 | 3984 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for the Atherton Police Chief

Dear Readers: Below is the text of an e-mail exchange between Atherton Police Chief Michael Guerra and me, in regards...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 14 comments | 2096 Views

SPORTS

Carlmont turns the tables on the M-A Varsity baseball team

The tables were turned as the Menlo-Atherton Bears Varsity Baseball team falls to Carlmont in the 7th inning just as Carlmont...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Apr. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3385 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Candidate forum for supervisor's race

Candidates running for San Mateo County supervisor for District 1 have been invited to participate in a free public forum...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 8:36 pm | 7 comments | 8509 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Baby Bullet trains on Caltrain chopping block

Caltrain's Baby Bullet trains, which have been credited with boosting Caltrain's ridership since 2005, would be eliminated...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 3056 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Internal Affairs Investigator's Checkered Past

Dear Readers The following is the text of an e-mail transmitted to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council. As indicated...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by McKeithen Supporter, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:00 am | 14 comments | 2699 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama to fundraise here, visit Facebook

President Obama will be returning to the Bay Area this month to hold a virtual town hall at Facebook and kick off his...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 2282 Views
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