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ATHERTON

Speier introduces $1 billion Bay-restoration bill

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, has introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress to spend $1 billion to restore and clean up...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Grateful, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Endorsements

With the state tied up in knots by an ineffective governor and a dysfunctional Legislature, it is difficult to imagine why...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Thirst for Power, on May 25, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1248 Views

MENLO PARK

Retail development lawsuit nears end?

The legal tangle surrounding an office/retail development project at 1300 El Camino Real may clear up when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Inquiry, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1248 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo brothers try to reduce number of affordable housing units tonight

From the San Jose Mercury News http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15959548?nclick_check=1 Come on Almanac at least...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1248 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Waggoner, on Jun 18, 2011 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 1248 Views

ATHERTON

at least APD is better than SPD

we hope... http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2011/06/28/ar-15-left-sitting-on-trunk-of-seattle-police-car...

Original post made by smmmmmm on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by either or/ or neither, on Jun 30, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 1248 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley posts 'affordable' housing info

The town of Portola Valley has posted a new page on its website with answers to questions about the town's housing policy,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by PV Resident, on Aug 13, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley meets on food trucks

On what occasions are food trucks allowed to park and open their shutters to customers in Portola Valley? The Town Council,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by pvrez, on Aug 28, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 4 comments | 1248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park, Atherton voice preference for underground rail

Responding to a request from the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Menlo Park and Atherton have both sent letters stating...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1247 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters Should Reject Proposition 16

Proposition 16 is a cynical and misleading effort by PG&E, a for-profit corporation, to protect its business from competition....

Original post made by Martha Beattie on May. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wagstaffe and Munks Election write in or no vote results.

According to San Mateo County Racetracker Over 20,000 voters made a deliberate choice to not vote for Wagstaffe and Munks 76,740...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 14, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 1247 Views

ATHERTON

Special Council Meeting - Service Delivery Alternatives

Joint Town Council & Finance Committee Meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 18 at 8AM in the Town Council Chambers: http://www.ci.atherton.ca.us/city-council/3336.pdf Of...

Original post made by President Nixon on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Dump the POA, on Nov 19, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 10 comments | 1247 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed rail delay may benefit Peninsula

Local high-speed rail watchdogs think recent announcements by the rail authority will give Peninsula residents more time...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1247 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission scrutinizes Menlo Park downtown plan

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Odd, on Jun 15, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1247 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E pipeline testing should begin next week

A PG&E spokesman told the Woodside Town Council Tuesday night, June 28, that fitness testing of the natural gas mains that...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by pipeline welder, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 1247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Man killed by Caltrain is identified

A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue crossing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by get some razor wire on the iron fence!, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 1247 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editoral: City overreacts in censoring emails

Menlo Park's decision to delete a flood of emails sent to the City Council in support of a fired gymnastics instructor raises...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Leftist and laughing, on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1247 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council shelves police oversight idea

A push to create a citizen oversight committee for the Atherton Police Department ran out of steam, as four of five Atherton...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Lived in Atherton 30 years, on Mar 24, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

New auxiliary lanes being built on 101

Caltrans crews broke ground Wednesday (July 20) on a project to build auxiliary lanes along a three-mile stretch of U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Max Crittenden, on Jul 25, 2011 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 1246 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Disappointed in Stanford stance on trail

The following letter was written to Stanford President John Hennessy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11534...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Trail Fan, on Aug 11, 2011 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1246 Views
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