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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 | 1655 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 | 1322 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 | 1422 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Uncounted ballots will determine community colleges parcel tax result

As of election night, the $34 annual parcel tax for the San Mateo County Community College District was passing with the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Statistician, on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1515 Views

MENLO PARK

Prostate cancer fundraiser at Safeway

Menlo Park's mayor and the president of the Chamber of Commerce will work as grocery baggers at the Safeway on El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 10, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Latest trend: out of the car and onto the bike

There are so many more of us than there once was. Where are the walkers and bikers all coming from? Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by David Roise, on Jun 10, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1289 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Nativity Carnival welcomes summer

The Nativity Carnival, scheduled for June 11, 12, and 13, is a sure sign that summer is on its way. For 30 years, the carnival...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 12, 2010 at 1:24 am | 1 comment | 1278 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Council may vote on Bohannon project

Menlo Park's City Council could make a decision on the Bohannon project at its meeting Tuesday, June 15. The meeting begins...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on Jun 14, 2010 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1458 Views

MENLO PARK

Major traffic danger at 1906 El Camino site

Consider this an open letter to Phil Giurlani, one of the developers or persons involved with the ownership of the 1906 El...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by also concerned, on Jun 15, 2010 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Squeezing the Gateway project

With their last-minute, misguided effort to grab a share in the profits of the Menlo Gateway development for the city, Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 16, 2010 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunday: Memorial service for David Lewis

A memorial service for slain East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis is scheduled for Sunday at 2 p.m. at Costano Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Liz Wilson, on Jun 18, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 1416 Views

MENLO PARK

July 1 deadline to apply for Menlo Park commissions

Menlo Park residents interested in serving on any of several city commissions have until July 1 to apply. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Cynical de Bergerac, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1269 Views

MENLO PARK

Little House director wins diversity award

Kersti Delgado, the director of Little House, was honored by the San Mateo County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with a "diversity"...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Meredith, on Jun 21, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1151 Views

MENLO PARK

EDITORIAL: Busy ballot for Menlo voters

Deciding between Jerry Brown or Meg Whitman will not be the only tough choice for Menlo Park voters when they go to the polls...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1146 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Time for residents to step up in Atherton

I am writing to extend the public dialogue on getting to a balanced budget in Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9780...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1497 Views

WOODSIDE

Letter: Devastated by loss of pet parrot to coyote

My parrot was taken off his perch by a coyote last week at 12:30 a.m. I had witnessed a coyote on my property three weeks...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Private, on Jun 23, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2599 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Shaping the character of Portola Valley

It will never be obvious to the causal observer, but for as long as Portola Valley remains the town it is today, a green,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Born Portolan, on Jun 23, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside murder case: death penalty possible

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh, a resident of unincorporated Woodside and a real estate investor, has been charged with premeditated...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 24, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2121 Views

MENLO PARK

Our Regional Heritage

The Bayshore highway between San Francisco and San Mateo opened in 1929 and reached Menlo Park in 1931. The two-lane highway...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 27, 2010 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 1087 Views

MENLO PARK

Council Member Cohen Is On The Loose.

Menlo Park Council member Andy Cohen has filed a complaint with the State FPPC regarding a possible conflict of interest...

Original post made by Surprise, surprise on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Fancy that Coincidence, on Jun 27, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views
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