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AROUND TOWN

Rail authority officials investigated over trips

The state agency charged with ethics enforcement has launched an investigation into whether California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Rayofsunshine, on Nov 18, 2010 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 1834 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: merchants seek exemption from new parking restrictions

Motorists -- potential customers, actually -- have been seen driving away from downtown Woodside after not finding a place...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by member, on Nov 17, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2350 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park downtown plan update

Members of the Menlo Park Downtown Alliance, a group of local business and property owners, told the city they're concerned...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by halle, on Nov 17, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1379 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Creek project trickles ahead despite spiking costs

An ambitious proposal to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek might have to be split into phases after a new analysis...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Matt Stoecker, on Nov 17, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Striping may not improve bike safety at I-280

Will a bike lane or restriping improve safety on Alpine Road? I doubt it. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10439...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by elle, on Nov 17, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1610 Views

ATHERTON

Five candidates named for Atherton interim manager post

The Atherton City Council will interview five candidates -- among them the town's current "bridge" interim manager -- for...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by management partner, on Nov 16, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 2447 Views

OTHER TOPICS

In wake of fatality, bike lane could come to intersection of Alpine Road and Interstate 280

A bike lane could be in the works for the ambiguous two-and-a-half-lane section of Alpine Road that runs westbound under...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Stan Gage, on Nov 16, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 2038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's deputies arrest two in Skyline Boulevard shooting incident

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office apprehended two juveniles who were carrying an air rifle on Sunday,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Local, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 1593 Views

ATHERTON

Man arrested on charges of using Atherton library computer to view pornography

Acting on a tip from an employee in the Atherton public library, police from Atherton and Redwood City on Oct. 30 arrested...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Nicole, on Nov 15, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 4 comments | 2099 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls receive favorable No. 3 seed for CCS tennis tourney

With unbeaten Saratoga a lock for the No. 1 seed for the 2010 Central Coast Section team tournament in girls' tennis, it...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Ob Server, on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:49 am | 1 comment | 3005 Views

MENLO PARK

Who should be the next Menlo Park Mayor?

The next big council decision will be who will be the next Mayor of Menlo Park. With 2 new council persons to be seated,...

Original post made by who knows? on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Falls Church, VA, on Nov 13, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 14 comments | 1887 Views

MENLO PARK

Coldwell Banker acquires Cashin Company

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced Thursday (Nov. 11) that it has acquired the assets of Cashin Company Realtors....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Coldwell Schmoldwell, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 5 comments | 1647 Views

MENLO PARK

Cohen withdraws request for tree reconsideration

The fate of a heritage redwood tree on University Drive may -- or may not -- return to Menlo Park City Council. Without explanation,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by defensive?, on Nov 12, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 25 comments | 2019 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council approves BevMo with 3-2 vote

The Menlo Park City Council upheld the Planning Commission's decision to let Beverages & More open a store in a spot that's...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 12, 2010 at 5:56 am | 28 comments | 2512 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo College president resigns

Menlo College President G. Timothy Haight is resigning his post on Dec. 31, to be replaced by the college's provost and executive...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 11, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 2 comments | 2775 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Nov 11, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 6 comments | 1571 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo College Prez Leaving Dec 31 2010

Again the Almanac is kind of slow. Yesterday another reader posted online here that Timothy Haight president of Menlo College...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen News Reporter, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:04 am | 5 comments | 1270 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New bridge across Bay: study approved

The Bay Area Toll Authority's oversight committee voted Wednesday (Nov. 10) to spend up to $400,000 to conduct another...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Incensed, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:13 am | 2 comments | 1656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schools hit by Lehman losses file claim

Twelve area school districts have taken the first official step toward filing a lawsuit against San Mateo County and its...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1475 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Update: Cyclist dies after colliding with side of big rig

Accident investigators with the California Highway Patrol are puzzled as to how Los Altos Hills resident and bicyclist Lauren...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bikingfelix, on Nov 10, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 10 comments | 2943 Views
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