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ATHERTON

Almanac endorsements: Atherton City Council

It's been tough going for the Atherton City Council, which has operated with only four members for much of the last 15 months...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Skeptical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 2030 Views

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Pride of Woodside at San Mateo County Fair

Merilee Raynor, a sixth-grader at Woodside Elementary School, poses with Pedro, her new big pet, the Peninsula Pride Steer...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 2029 Views

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Tax scams target Woodside, Atherton residents

Residents in Atherton and Woodside have been targets of recent tax scams – one involving attempts by the scam artist...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - February 22, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. The Women - T. C. Boyle 2. Drood - Dan Simmons 3. Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter & Sweet - Jamie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans 2 sets of Books according to NBC We Investigate

Tonight at 11 the follow up report will be aired. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0YpDYgFabc Last year I asked the Board...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Chris J Smith, on Feb 14, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 2029 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 2029 Views

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League of Women Voters provide election info and video links on their website

Go to SmartVoter.org and check out the ballot measures and candidates for the November election. Notable videos include...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2028 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 | 2027 Views

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How to dispose of prescription drugs

Don’t flush prescription drugs down the toilet or drain unless the label or accompanying patient information specifically...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Woodside Town Council considers suing FCC

Woodside's Town Council will consider joining a lawsuit over cellphone tower rules when it meets on Tuesday night, March...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 13, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 2027 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton forecast: severe problems ahead

Atherton's five-year budget forecast is in, and the future looks grim for the town. The town's finance director is projecting...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by problem solved, on Mar 22, 2010 at 10:09 am | 11 comments | 2027 Views

ATHERTON

Who do elected officials work for?

An attorney, acting on behalf of the Town of Atherton, has written a letter to a citizen informing him that an elected...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:00 am | 7 comments | 2027 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac wins seven awards in state-wide contest

The Almanac won seven awards in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 16, 2011 at 8:52 pm | 8 comments | 2027 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sales tax receipts take dive

A key source of revenue for Menlo Park fell by 21 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, making an already...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 2026 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Remains Undefeated, 5 - 0

The M-A Bears continued their winning ways on Tuesday with a 7 – 0 pounding of San Mateo. With gusty winds at the San...

Original post made by calfan on Mar. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Just Wondering, on May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside's water-shortage approach short on action

Culminating six months of fact gathering, attending seminars, and collaborating with a variety of public agencies and boards,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Old Woodsider, on Oct 30, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 2026 Views

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County treasurer won't seek reelection

Lee Buffington, San Mateo County's treasurer-tax collector, announced he will not be seeking re-election to a seventh term....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kleegeen, on Aug 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 2025 Views

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The bell tolls for Steve Jobs' Jackling house

A San Mateo County judge has given Apple Corp. chief executive Steve Jobs the green light to demolish the Jackling house,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:19 am | 6 comments | 2025 Views

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Editorial: Sheriff made mistakes, but is best choice

Greg Munks has put in nearly eight years as San Mateo County sheriff. There are surely high points of that career — getting...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 2025 Views
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