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ATHERTON

County's motion to dismiss Buckheit lawsuit fails

With a recent ruling by U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero, Atherton resident Jon Buckheit has prevailed a second time in...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dharma, on Oct 20, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1827 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Atherton hopes to name short-term manager

Atherton City Council members have been scrambling to find a short-term town manager until another interim manager is appointed...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by A.Milne, on Oct 20, 2010 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 2188 Views

ATHERTON

Another closed session mystery

The following item is on tonight's closed session agenda. C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – POTENTIAL LITIGATION (Subsection...

Original post made by snoop on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:26 am | 10 comments | 1474 Views

ATHERTON

Interim City Manager Selection Process

From the Council Packets online at the Town of Atherton website: Mayor McKeithen appointed herself and Vice Mayor Dobbie...

Original post made by Chesire Cat on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Oct 20, 2010 at 9:53 am | 10 comments | 1521 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Re-Elect Anna Eshoo?

In the 14th District congressional race, most people will probably cast their vote for incumbent Congresswoman Anna Eshoo...

Original post made by Rick Romanko on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 20, 2010 at 6:03 am | 24 comments | 2102 Views

MENLO PARK

Correction

In the Voter's Guide that ran in the Oct. 13 issue, The Almanac reported that incumbent Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by looking on, on Oct 19, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 1246 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra's Sinfonia To Perform Season First Concert

PALO ALTO, California, October 10, 2010 - Under the direction of PACO music director Benjamin Simon, PACO's Sinfonia Orchestra...

Original post made by PACO Publicity on Oct. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1603 Views

ATHERTON

Fatalities prompt Atherton to examine El Camino safety

Plans are under way to try to improve the safety of El Camino Real as it passes through Atherton between Selby Lane and Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 19, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 11 comments | 1965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest drops suit against high school district

The court battle is over and maybe the conflict is, too. The Sequoia Union High School District and Everest (charter) Public...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 19, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 26 comments | 3356 Views

ATHERTON

Earth to Cyberspace

Whatever selection was made for TRANSITIONAL Interim City Manager, it is only somebody to keep Gruber's seat warm for one...

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by stranger than fiction, on Oct 19, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 1587 Views

ATHERTON

Council appoints interim Town Manager in secret

Sadly our Town Council has considered three unnamed candidates for the position of interim Town Manager and has selected...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 19, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 12 comments | 1718 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Monday: pros and cons on state ballot measures

The South San Mateo County League of Women Voters will give a presentation at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in Menlo Park on the...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 19, 2010 at 11:05 am | 4 comments | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old fire engine returns to Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now possession of a red convertible, but as to whether it has the magnetic appeal...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by mpnative, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1551 Views

WOODSIDE

Trail key day

On Saturday, Oct. 23, all Woodside Trail Club members will exchange their gate keys for new ones. What a wonderful opportunity...

Original post made by Susanna McAdam on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Carole F, on Oct 19, 2010 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 2555 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Measure L for "Limit" on pension benefits

Public employee pension plans garnered nationwide attention as the recession chipped away at city financial reserves, and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Oct 19, 2010 at 5:54 am | 5 comments | 1574 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV council accepts the inevitable on cell phone tower

It may be a faux tree, it may be a tasteful pole, it may even be an objet d'art, but a 50- to 55-foot cell phone tower will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 3027 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Constitutes a "Personal Attack?"

Those who pay attention to The Almanac’s Town Square website have witnessed a disturbing trend during the past few weeks....

Original post made by POGO on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 18, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 2247 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: 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. 16, 2010
Last comment by Almanac Lover, on Oct 18, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 1649 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Assistant city manager resigns

In the wake of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber's resignation, Assistant City Manager Eileen Wilkerson has announced her...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 22 comments | 2100 Views

ATHERTON

Ethics Hearings Part Two

Dear Almanac Editors: For next Wednesday's Atherton Council Meeting, the closed session agenda shows the first item of...

Original post made by stunned yet again on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 1440 Views
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