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ATHERTON

Letter: Confessions of a library hugger

My secret is out. I have always had a passion for libraries — I loved them as a child, a student, a graduate researcher,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 2260 Views

ATHERTON

SFist is shocked by the level of crime in Atherton

The popular SFist news blog ran a story today about the shocking level of crime in Atherton: http://sfist.com/2013/02/14/all_the_best_police_blotter_gems_fr.php#photo-1...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 2260 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City missed chance for housing near transit

<I>This opinion by Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> <B>By...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Eoungh already, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 2259 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook adds bar code to roof

Describing it as a "hack of epic proportions," a team of Facebook employees unveiled a 42-foot-square bar code that they'd...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 2259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Summer Musical Storytime for all ages resumes Thursday, June 11 at 4PM. Stories and singalongs, with musical instruments...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - November 30, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Christmas Memory - Truman Capote 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green bike lanes tested at Facebook

Caption with Michelle Le photo in the print edition: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/06/04/green-bike-lanes-tested-at-facebook...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 9 comments | 2259 Views

ATHERTON

Living it up at taxpayer expense

While Atherton's financial condition was deteriorting, Atherton City Jerry Gruber appears to have been living it up at taxpayers...

Original post made by john p johns on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by marie antoinette, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 2259 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for Internet sales...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Citizen A, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2258 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters defeat two county tax measures

San Mateo County voters defeated two San Mateo County tax measures Tuesday. The vote on Measure T, a tax on rental-car company...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 2258 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton drops permit fee for solar installations

Atherton's City Council made two moves toward becoming a more environmentally friendly town on Nov. 18 when it eliminated...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 25, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 2258 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. 2257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scams: They Can Be Convincing and Elaborate

I recently investigated a scam which cost one of our residents thousands of dollars. These scams are not an Atherton problem;...

Original post made by Detective Hall on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 21, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 7 comments | 2257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

==B Editor's note:== This story includes a correction to a quotation by Everest Public High School spokeswoman Diane Tavenner....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"M-A on eBay" Online Auction is OPEN!

Menlo-Atherton High School’s ONLINE auction is now open! Sponsored by the school’s Foundation for the Future, every...

Original post made by Kim Sommer on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2256 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Doctor convicted in Internet prescriptions case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Stanford student, and a resident of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: 'Sing Out For Literacy'

Cafe Zoe holds an open-mic event for the community from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11. Half of the proceeds from the day will...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Willows neighbor saves family's pets from house fire

An alert resident of the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park saw smoke coming from a neighbor's two-story home on Concord...

Original post made on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sybille, on May 3, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2256 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library: Traffic on residents' minds

Traffic was on the minds of most of the speakers addressing the Atherton Planning Commission on April 25, as the commission...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Menlo College- Yes, on May 2, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 2256 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: No agreement on city manager

First there were 58, then there were seven. But when the Atherton City Council sat down to consider the qualifications of...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by disaster again, on Jul 16, 2012 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 2256 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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