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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 | 1351 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 | 2105 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 | 9034 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 | 2847 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 | 1931 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 | 6036 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
There are no comments yet. 1523 Views

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 | 1430 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 | 1448 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 | 2861 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 | 2722 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 | 1705 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac Deletes all Pro-Bothun Comments

As a newspaper editor, Brian Bothun wrote an article that got an Atherton police chief criminally prosecuted ten years ago. Police...

Original post made by FREE PRESS on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 10, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 13 comments | 1765 Views

WOODSIDE

Another lifeline for Woodside's Jackling house

A Woodside couple has come forward with a draft proposal to rescue Apple Corporation's Steve Jobs' historic Jackling house...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Emenot, on Oct 9, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 17 comments | 3106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Celebrating life of Christopher Chandler

A celebration of the life of Christopher Clay Chandler will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, at the Menlo School Athletic...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 3272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conlon, Gordon vie for Assembly District 21 seat

Democrat Rich Gordon and Republican Greg Conlon, rivals for the California State Assembly District 21, agree upon one thing...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 9, 2010 at 10:19 am | 5 comments | 1642 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission green-lights Beltramo townhomes

A housing project first envisioned a decade ago evaded an equally drawn-out death as the Menlo Park Planning Commission voted...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:49 am | 8 comments | 1717 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo passes 'no confidence' vote on HSR

The rail authority can look to receiving yet another letter expressing "no confidence" in its handling of high-speed rail....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by AGREE, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 1753 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sinfully good angel food cakes

<B>Angel Heart Cakes bring new flavors to an old-fashioned favorite Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10205...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joan Solari, on Oct 8, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three arrested in string of Willows burglaries

After weeks of dogged investigation, Menlo Park police have nabbed three men they think are behind the recent rash of home...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1454 Views
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