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ATHERTON

Atherton: NO on Parcel Tax

It's time for residents of Atherton to have a serious discussion about the upcoming parcel tax. Let me say in advance...

Original post made by Fiscally responsible on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Fiscally responsible, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:09 am | 18 comments | 2148 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public pension costs on the rise

With the fund for the California Public Employees' Retirement System dropping 23 percent in the 2008-09 fiscal year, local...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by RHine@AlmanacNews.com, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:01 am | 51 comments | 2850 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Not-so-presidedntial Obama Worrisome

A resident of Sunnyvale Two very desirable and indeed necessary qualities for any president of the United States are wisdom...

Original post made by Peter F. Lindquist on Oct. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big turnout for meeting on public employee pay

Menlo Park saw a big turnout Tuesday night for a meeting on city employee pay and benefits, but the great majority of the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 33 comments | 2302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday: Commission to review El Camino office proposal

Menlo Park's Planning Commission is scheduled to review a proposal to build a two-story office building on El Camino Real. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Woo Hoo!, on Oct 5, 2009 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1227 Views

SPORTS

Plenty of changes for 2009 prep football season

The 2009 high school football season will find a new team in the area and a handful of changes when things officially get...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by RHine@AlmanacNews.com, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 2004 Views

MENLO PARK

Public hearing on El Camino development

Menlo Park will hold a public hearing before the City Council Tuesday, Oct. 6, on a proposed 110,000-square-foot, 40-foot-high...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by MOE, on Oct 2, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's: Author Malinda Lo

Local author Malinda Lo will talk about her debut young-adult novel, "Ash," a retelling of the classic tale of Cinderella,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy Sigona, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yard sale to benefit Menlo Children's Center

The Menlo Children's Center will hold a HUGE Yard Sale on Saturday, October 3, 8:00am - 1:00pm, featuring baby gear, toys,...

Original post made by Pop on Oct. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1620 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why we need a staff-size reduction policy

Why do we care about employee costs? Not surprisingly, employee costs constitute the single largest city expenditure. When...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 6 comments | 1720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school districts score among top 20 in state API test

Academic Performance Index scores are up and down, but overall, still very good at local elementary schools. And one district,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 1, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Rail authority to hold 'open house'

The agency charged with designing the California high-speed rail project will hold a set of "open house" meetings in late...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dave Montague, on Sep 30, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food of India

The Atherton Library is hosting a Food of India program, part of the "One Book, One Community" events. The guest speaker...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1395 Views

WOODSIDE

Police Calls: Residential burglary in Atherton, four Rolex watches stolen in Portola Valley

This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Andre Driscoll, on Sep 30, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 2291 Views

SPORTS

Vikings Pop Warner football report

The Menlo-Atherton Vikings of the Pop Warner football league played the Berkley Jr. Bears in the fourth week of the season...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 29, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 1932 Views

WOODSIDE

New parking restrictions for Woodside Road

No-parking signs will be going up along Woodside Road near Woodside Elementary School to increase safety and put an end to...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Leslie Stepp, on Sep 29, 2009 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views

MENLO PARK

Man, 23, killed in Menlo Park shooting

A 23-year-old man was shot to death in front of his apartment in Menlo Park this morning, a police spokeswoman said....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 1418 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Jury member disputes criticism of report

I am shocked at Kelly Fergusson's attack on the county grand jury report titled "Reversing the Upward Trajectory of Employee...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Austen, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Health care reform foe's rhetoric could backfire

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8576 posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 12:00...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 29, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 36 comments | 2819 Views
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