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Community colleges seek $34 annual parcel tax

Local community colleges are asking voters on June 8 to approve Measure G, which would authorize the San Mateo County Community...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1640 Views

ATHERTON

Another Falsified Police Report by the Atherton PD

I have filed a criminal complaint with Chief Guerra and with John Warren of the District Attorney over Police Report Number...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by seeing eye, on Jun 9, 2010 at 2:18 am | 1 comment | 1517 Views

ATHERTON

Was councilwoman's house built lawfully?

The question has been raised, publicly and emotionally, for at least two years: Did Atherton City Councilwoman Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 42 comments | 15293 Views

MENLO PARK

Time to kill off the Downtown visioning process

A letter urging Council to rethink the visioning process was suggested. This downtown visioning process needs much more...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Was it "Political" - NO, on Jun 8, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 22 comments | 4061 Views

MENLO PARK

Regarding "Yogurt Face-Off"

First as a matter of full disclosure, I must say that I am a regular customer of the Yogurt Stop, and through that I have...

Original post made by Curt on Jun. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters get a real choice in race for supervisor seat

It's been a long time since San Mateo County voters saw a real race for a seat on the Board of Supervisors. But they will...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Jun 8, 2010 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1435 Views

MENLO PARK

Service cuts, but no tax hike in Menlo Park budget

A preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year released by the city of Menlo Park calls for reductions in city services...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jun 7, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 10 comments | 1759 Views

ATHERTON

Funeral March for a Marionette

The Marionette: Jerry Carlson The Puppeteer: Elizabeth Lewis The Funeral: The end of Carlson's political career in...

Original post made by Civic Interest on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 7, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 27 comments | 2073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 6/6/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Particular Sadness Of Lemon...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1195 Views

SPORTS

MP Strikers Under 11 Boys Win NorCal Cross Regionals

The MP Strikers Under 11 Boys Premier soccer team won the NorCal Cross Regionals title this weekend in Union City. The single...

Original post made by J Morgan on Jun. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recruiting a new town manager for Atherton

Jerry Gruber has been spending a lot of time lately in Florida, where he worked for many years in the panhandle. Word is...

Original post made by Town crier on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by talent scout, on Jun 6, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1280 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion

San Mateo County Treasurer Lee Buffington is retiring at the end of this year. Vying to take his place are: certified public...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Warren Morrison, on Jun 5, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frozen yogurt face-off

Spring flowers aren't the only things popping up in Menlo Park this season. The frozen yogurt craze has finally made its...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Susan J, on Jun 5, 2010 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 2150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green entrepreneur Vinod Khosla is bullish on internal combustion, nuclear power

Portola Valley resident Vinod Khosla, a venture capitalist noted for his interest in cutting-edge green enterprises, spoke...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2068 Views

MENLO PARK

Public works, by the numbers

By residents and reporters, city business is most often measured in decisions made. But the vast majority of a city's work...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by my view, on Jun 5, 2010 at 7:01 am | 4 comments | 1495 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala says he won't run again for Atherton council

Atherton City Councilman Charles Marsala, who was recently embroiled in a controversy surrounding his request for a loan...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 5, 2010 at 4:58 am | 14 comments | 2346 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton creates new speed trap on Alameda to raise revenues

Our fair city recently decreased the speed limit on the Alameda from 35mph to 3omph. And the signs say radar enforced.It...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by So what else is new?, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:25 am | 1 comment | 1496 Views

MENLO PARK

City manager working to renegotiate home loan terms

A recent story in a local newspaper about the status of a home loan from the city of Menlo Park to City Manager Glen Rojas...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 4, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 40 comments | 2346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pumping Iron for People in Need: Gina Tringale Bench Press Benefit

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Jun. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1476 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Jailed reporter elaborates on story

<I>Editor's Note: The following letter, written from the San Mateo County Jail, was delivered to The Almanac by Mr. Bothun's...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 17 comments | 2464 Views
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