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ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson's parting manipulation

Jerry Carlson's cynical character came to the fore on June 19, with his "dead hand" maneuver passing the vice mayor's...

Original post made by Atherton Observer on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 2290 Views

MENLO PARK

Village Stationers burglar sentenced

The two major players in the burglary of Menlo Park's Village Stationers spent the night of April 24 in two very different...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: 'Clean energy' program the right choice for local towns

All towns and cities in the county are being asked to participate in what Supervisor Dave Pine calls "the biggest single...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Michael Closson, on Jan 28, 2016 at 10:42 pm | 3 comments | 2289 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Atherton hopes to name short-term manager

Atherton City Council members have been scrambling to find a short-term town manager until another interim manager is appointed...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by A.Milne, on Oct 20, 2010 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Kids, parents invited to Halloween parade

About 300 kids and their parents are expected to participate in a local Halloween parade on Sunday, Oct. 31, says Mara McCain,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chika, on Oct 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 3 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man accused of camera store break-in pleads not guilty

A man in jail over a break-in at Mike's Camera shop has pleaded not guilty to charges that include burglary, vandalism and...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by katie, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 2289 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley sisters raise money for orphanage

The Holland sisters — Kylie, 14, Devon, 13, and Piper, 11 — of Portola Valley are entrepreneurs, activists and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Robespierre, on Feb 16, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 2289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How schools are handling Obama talk

With all the hubbub over whether schools should show President Barack Obama speech today that urges students to take responsibility...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Summer, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 2288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Regional Heritage

Hay is harvested in this undated photo taken at Ormondale Ranch, near today's Solana and Westridge drives in Portola Valley....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Nov 4, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Complex Searsville Dam issue being addressed

I read with interest the Viewpoint piece by Dr. Walter Bortz in the Nov. 26 issue of the Almanac ("Searsville Dam should...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 21, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

More traffic control coming to Alpine Road/I-280

To encourage drivers to pay attention to stop signs at the intersection of Alpine Road and Interstate 280, the state is installing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by David B, on Feb 25, 2015 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

ATHERTON

Where should the new Atherton library be located?

There have been numerous Forum Topics on the new Atherton library but none which asked the simple question - Where should...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Flood Park or Menlo College, on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 2287 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Logic says library should go in the park

The controversy over the Atherton library is between those residents who use logic in their decision-making processes and...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Wise to the ALBSC, on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 7 comments | 2287 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 2286 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rosewood hotel complex opens doors Thursday

As economy totters, "ultra-luxury" hotel complex is set to open on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by John, on Apr 1, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those who matter, or why I am running for Supervisor

 Those Who Matter, or Why I'm Running for San Mateo County Supervisor By:  Michael Stogner     On April 25, 2007,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:03 am | 14 comments | 2286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Memorial service for Gunn graduate Brian Taylor

A memorial service for Brian Bennion Taylor, 19, will be held Saturday, Jan. 30, at noon in Menlo Park at The Church of Jesus...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Daniel, on Jan 29, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 2285 Views

MENLO PARK

City to buy, refurbish foreclosed homes

In an attempt to stave off blight brought about by a spate of foreclosures in the low-income Belle Haven neighborhood, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mossbie, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 2284 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Reasonable solution' could save school

On April 9, the Menlo Park City School District Board of Directors will decide whether or not to terminate its 20-plus-year...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by giselle, on Apr 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2284 Views
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