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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 | 3037 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 | 2248 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 | 1650 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 | 2102 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 | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: El Camino blocked due to fatal accident

A person was killed in Atherton this morning when a vehicle apparently hit a pedestrian on El Camino Real, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 3528 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Measure T would allow Bohannon to build office-hotel complex

Measure T, the Bohannon Menlo Gateway project, is the ballot measure that almost wasn't. Despite the 4-1 vote by the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by No More No Birds, on Oct 17, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 6 comments | 1863 Views

MENLO PARK

David Bohannon races back to Menlo Park Politics

In Feb. 2007, the Almanac posted an article wherein David Bohannon stated he was no long going to be involved in Menlo Park...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Oct 17, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1376 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon sends out vicious hit pieces against Chuck Bernstein

Well David Bohannon has sent, through the mail, 2 vicious hit pieces that apparently were received by many Menlo Park Voters....

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 17, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 8 comments | 1863 Views

ATHERTON

Stop the bashing of people directly.

You can talk about the issues, but please stop bashing people directly. May I remind everyone our City Council works out...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 1621 Views

ATHERTON

Voter's Guide: Atherton candidates offer ideas for fixing town

Four residents vying for three seats on the Atherton City Council address issues ranging from eliminating the town budget's...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:13 am | 25 comments | 1993 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Fiddle While Atherton Burns

Two people have died on El Camino in the last two weeks. Two more were the victims of violent crime in Atherton (a sexual...

Original post made by Cut the !$!$%! on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by ain't that the truth, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail planners present proposal for downtown station in Redwood City

Engineers and program managers from the California High-Speed Rail Authority held a community meeting in Redwood City...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by PTail, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:11 am | 9 comments | 2135 Views

ATHERTON

Selecting a City Attorney

Wynne Furth has gotten some bad press lately. This is both unfortunate and unfair to Ms. Furth. Wynne Furth was put in...

Original post made by John P Johns on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by name game, on Oct 17, 2010 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 1858 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's new gym opens Saturday

The community gets its first tour of the Arrillaga Family Gymnasium on Saturday, Oct. 16, when the city hosts a grand opening...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 16, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 1617 Views

MENLO PARK

Tea Party for three Menlo candidates

As the Nov. 2 elections approach, hype flies fast and furious, and so do the innuendos. Former Menlo Park mayor Gail Slocum...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by serial voter, on Oct 16, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 47 comments | 2530 Views

ATHERTON

Meg Whitman for Atherton City Council

Dear Voters I strongly encourage you to write in Meg Whitman for Atherton City Council while voting for her opponent for...

Original post made by Clear Thinker on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 16, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1428 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton - Opportunity for renewal

With the resignations of both the Town Manager and the Assistant Town Manager, the decision to appoint a new Town Attorney...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Oct. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1487 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsements

<B>Menlo Park City Council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10262 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 15, 2010 at 11:33 pm | 15 comments | 2011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks names new head of school

Scott Erickson, head of the middle school at National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C., has been named the new head of...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Corinna, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 2715 Views
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