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AROUND TOWN

Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Westbound Alpine Road now open

Westbound Alpine Road at Interstate 280 is now open, but eastbound Alpine remains closed. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12598...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 30, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Today: Deadline to apply for Portola Valley water conservation task force

The drought continues, despite the recent rain, and the town of Portola Valley is looking for up to nine residents to sit...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 6, 2014 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council cancels two meetings

Menlo Park's gadflies will need to save their public comments until April 17, as the City Council has canceled its next...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by June 5, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 1208 Views

MENLO PARK

Coats for Kids collection begins

Recology San Mateo County is launching its annual Coats for Kids program on Monday, Nov. 5, to collect new and slightly...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by someone, on Oct 31, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Girl, 11, dies after accident on Interstate 280

An 11-year-old girl died from injuries sustained in Saturday's rollover accident on Interstate 280, just south of Page Mill...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diego campos , on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments | 1208 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bike thief gets six months

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to six months in county jail after stealing a bicycle from a Menlo Park parking garage...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 7 comments | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: California cap & trade

California's cap-and-trade program, proposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is the topic for a luncheon meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1207 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Suspect arrested in infant's death

East Palo Alto police have arrested a suspect in the Sunday morning shooting and killing of a 3-month-old baby on Wisteria...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

The other side of the Atherton election's profit/loss

Much has been made of the Atherton police officer union's endorsement of Cary Wiest and Elizabeth Lewis. The union obviously...

Original post made by CPA on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Atherton Election, on Oct 24, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 1207 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 | 1207 Views

SPORTS

Rugby on wheels

The squeal of metal against metal, the smack of rubber against flesh: Murder was in the air as Kentucky hosted the national...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Aggie, on Apr 23, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man killed in fire likely inhaled superheated air, say coroner and fire chief

The Menlo Park man who died in a fire that nearly completely consumed a two-story Berkeley Avenue home on the morning of...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Greg Sulger, on May 15, 2010 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1206 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo College Prez Leaving Dec 31 2010

Again the Almanac is kind of slow. Yesterday another reader posted online here that Timothy Haight president of Menlo College...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen News Reporter, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:04 am | 5 comments | 1206 Views

ATHERTON

Clock ticks down toward Atherton layoffs

Atherton management is waiting until the close of business today to lay off six employees as its city attorney argues against...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 16, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 1206 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents create their own library survey

Atherton residents, whose request to the City Council to survey the town about the location of a new library was not approved,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Pat Cooksey , on Nov 6, 2011 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1206 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park residents question country club well

Menlo Park residents giving the city feedback on an irrigation well requested by the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Nov 11, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 1206 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Interim City Manager John Danielson has submitted his resignation

PRESS RELEASE Town of Atherton January 25, 2012 Atherton Interim City Manager John Danielson has submitted his resignation...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by No surprise, on Jan 26, 2012 at 8:49 am | 8 comments | 1206 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Will town say 'yea' to Willie Mays Way?

With the backing of most residents of the street, a local Little League leader wants the town of Atherton to rename Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by G. Jones, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Candidates forum on high-speed rail, other issues

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber, two candidates for the state Senate, will give their views on high-speed rail at a moderated...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 4 comments | 1206 Views
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Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,304 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,177 views

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 37 comments | 1,522 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 504 views

Are you considering a remodel?
By Stuart Soffer | 1 comment | 229 views