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AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Prop 23 forum

Local environmental activists are holding a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, about Proposition 23, a statewide initiative...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views

ATHERTON

Four Atherton candidates offer ideas for fixing town

Lawsuit settlements and attorney fees totaling around $900,000 in the past year. Two building officials abruptly retiring...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:53 am | 15 comments | 1732 Views

ATHERTON

Open thread on lights

"...While supporters of the school district consistently represent that lights and the PA system will only be used "a few...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 14, 2010 at 10:53 am | 46 comments | 2257 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Critics slam high-speed rail business plan

Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed rail system released a new report Monday night challenging the economics...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Don Barnby, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 8 comments | 7035 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Schwazenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Oct 13, 2010 at 8:12 pm | 5 comments | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Folger open house, party draw crowds

Visitors "just kept coming and coming" to an open house at Folger Stable in Woodside on Sept. 19, said Nan Chapman, spokesperson...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cath, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1427 Views

ATHERTON

Phone scam targeting Seniors asking for help $$$

Has anyone or anyone's parents gotten a call asking for help? Someone seems to be targeting seniors in the area saying they...

Original post made by bambi on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 12, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 3 comments | 1444 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 | 1431 Views

MENLO PARK

Six vie for three seats on Menlo Park City Council

Four years ago, six candidates vied for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council, and this year is no different. But breaking...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Council Watcher, on Oct 12, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1293 Views

MENLO PARK

Money trickles into Menlo council campaigns

The six Menlo Park City Council candidates disclosed the state of their campaign finances this week, covering donations and...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Upper Middle Class, on Oct 12, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 18 comments | 2023 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today: Council meets to peruse cell phone tower site

The Town Council of Portola Valley meets outside at the corner of Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane today, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by El Granadian, on Oct 12, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 8739 Views

WOODSIDE

Caltrain hikes fares, cuts service

In an ongoing effort to close a $2.3 million budget gap, the Caltrain Board of Directors approved fare increases and service...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 12, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments | 2668 Views

MENLO PARK

Pros, cons of Measure T

<B>Editor's Note:</I></B> On Nov. 2, Menlo Park voters will decide whether to approve the Menlo Gateway project on Constitution...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by No on T, on Oct 12, 2010 at 11:44 am | 30 comments | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge's order nixes M-A plans for night football

A San Mateo County judge, in a preliminary injunction issued Tuesday, Oct. 5, agreed with a group of Atherton neighbors of...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lani, on Oct 12, 2010 at 11:06 am | 230 comments | 5880 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Taking campaign attacks offline

We're taking campaign attack postings offline. If you have relevant information, send it to us by clicking here: http://www.almanacnews.com/staff/mailto.php?e=editor...

Original post made by editor on Oct. 12, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

SHP suffers frustrating loss to Burlingame

==BI Menlo School romps to 40-22 victory== Senior running back Colin Terndrup knows the Sacred Heart Prep football team...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by poster, on Oct 12, 2010 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 1379 Views

ATHERTON

Solar Panels and Heritage Trees

We live on a property covered with approximately 30 Oak trees - many of them are heritage trees, many of them lend a beautiful,...

Original post made by Looking for answers on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1413 Views

MENLO PARK

Sinfully good angel food cakes

Espresso-chip cake topped with bittersweet chocolate ganache. Lime coconut cake with coconut frosting. Rosewater cake with...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Oct 11, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 2612 Views

WOODSIDE

U.S. vaulting team wins gold medal

A U.S. team of seven equestrians, led by a Woodside resident and including several from the the Bay Area, won a team gold...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Ed Kahl, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-city lawsuit filed against high-speed rail

Palo Alto, Atherton and Menlo Park launched a fresh lawsuit Thursday against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, claiming...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gern Blanston, on Oct 10, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 10 comments | 1605 Views
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