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ATHERTON

Is Almanac asking the right questions about finance director retirement

Last night's Almanac article quoted retiring Atherton finance director Louise Ho as saying she was not fired, but rather...

Original post made by Questions on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 1250 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck that struck wires caused power outage

A truck that hit low-hanging wires appears to have been the cause of a power outage that affected more than 1,700 customers...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by los trancos resident, on Apr 11, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1250 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park staff asks for $500,000 boost to city hall renovation budget

Earlier this year, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to budget $300,000 for capital improvements to city hall. Now, in Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Conscience, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1250 Views

MENLO PARK

Short Takes

<B>AWOL heirloom</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8700 posted Wednesday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 1249 Views

ATHERTON

Scheduling Council Meetings

A closed session council meeting for John Johns' litigation was announced Saturday for this Monday. I imagine all council...

Original post made by Columbo on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:35 am | 6 comments | 1249 Views

MENLO PARK

United Menlo Park council approves Stanford deal

Swapping the right to sue for more money, the Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 to accept Stanford's offer of $3.7 million...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 11, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 1249 Views

ATHERTON

OUTSIDE INVESTIGATOR HIRED BY ATHERTON CLEARS GUERRA AND PETERSON

In a stunning and unexpected turn of events, the Town of Atherton announced today that the outside, independent and totally...

Original post made by EXTRA, EXTRA - READ ALL ABOUT IT on Jun. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced today that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1249 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program

Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a North Fair Oaks church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 4 comments | 1249 Views

MENLO PARK

Food & Drink: Bradley's Fine Diner to replace Gambardella's

Celebrity chef Bradley Ogden is planning to open a new restaurant in the large, plantation-style building that formerly housed...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Jan 2, 2014 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 1249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-grader makes giant horse for school parade

I made a giant Morgan horse for my fifth-grade state float project at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley. My float was...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Carolyn D, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Depot to fund 44 El Camino Real trees

Home Depot has provided a grant that will fund the planting of 44 London Plane trees along El Camino Real in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Downtowner, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 1248 Views

AROUND TOWN

The WAMP goes weekly

Goodbye, Daily WAMP, we hardly knew you. The Peninsula's newest newspaper has decided to switch to a weekly format, starting...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by WAMP This!, on Aug 29, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 1248 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council, again, rejects survey on new library

One thing is clear in Atherton right now: Residents have not come to an amiable agreement about whether their new library...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by WaltKelley05, on Nov 23, 2011 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 1248 Views

MENLO PARK

Treasury candidates digging into own wallets

In the runoff election for the office of San Mateo County treasurer/tax collector, both candidates have lent themselves...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by The sign snatcher, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1247 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Right decision to defend Measure L

We are happy to see the City Council stand with the Menlo Park voters who approved Measure L last November by agreeing to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 24, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 6 comments | 1247 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supervisors vote 4-1 to put sales tax on ballot

It might be like making a speech to a hostile audience when the county writes its argument in support of a half-cent sales...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Irate Voter, on Jul 25, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 13 comments | 1247 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Lieutenant Position "On Hold"

After conducting a nationwide search to fill the vacant Atherton Police Lieutenant job, the position is now "on hold", with...

Original post made by Police Beat on Mar. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1246 Views

ATHERTON

Night lights will go on trial at M-A football field

Night football games are likely to come to Menlo-Atherton High School in September, but at least for the 2011-12 season,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1246 Views

MENLO PARK

Trial set for BBC assaults

A busboy and a cook at the British Bankers Club will stand trial for four counts of sexual assault on Monday, Dec. 6, in...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1246 Views
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