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Bettina Viviano Interview on the 2008 Campaign for the Democratic nomination

In this poignant interview Hollywood Film maker Bettina Viviano reveals how the Obama political machine stole the 2008 Democratic...

Original post made by Hillary Fan on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by rr, on Jul 18, 2013 at 7:01 am | 17 comments | 1580 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton may try again to appoint council member

After failing last week to agree on one candidate out of seven who wanted to be appointed to a vacant council seat, the Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1076 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Corrupt Programs

The failed farm bill and its food stamps program reminds me of the perverse corruption behind our foreign aid programs, which...

Original post made by Virgil Stevens on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by crown, on Jul 17, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 12 comments | 1584 Views

SPORTS

'We Can Do This'

Stacey Turcotte of San Carlos has been selected as "Artist of the Year" by the Menlo Charity Horse Show committee for her...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by crown, on Jul 17, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1182 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man arrested in hit-and-run

Menlo Park police arrested and booked into county jail Friday night Michael Ford, 38, of Palo Alto on felony charges of leaving...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by lucky, on Jul 17, 2013 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

Top MP city staff go for raises again tonight

Who came up w the phrase "tone deaf"? Its so descriptive for decision makers that just don't get it. In June, the upper...

Original post made by Henry Riggs on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 16, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 838 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District seeks to reschedule August 7 meeting

The Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose board I have served since 2002, has six “regularly scheduled meetings” each year....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by presuming, on Jul 16, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 1842 Views

ATHERTON

DeGolia takes out papers to run for Atherton City Council seat in November election

Rick DeGolia, whose hope to be appointed to the Atherton City Council last week ended with a balloting deadlock, took out...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Go RIck, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'A Walk in the Woods'

"Reflecting Pool, Corte Madera Creek," a black and white digital print, is one of the photographs featured in Alan McGee's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 16, 2013 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Person beaten unconscious in attack

One person was knocked unconscious in an attack in a liquor store parking lot in North Fair Oaks on Saturday, the San...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Broadway by the Bay performs "Oliver" at RWC's Fox Theatre

Betty and I are season's ticket holders for Broadway by the Bay productions. Yesterday, we got our money's worth in one...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion on Louise Street dispute: Don't ignore my property rights

Over a year ago, I bought a home on Santa Cruz Avenue. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14336...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2013
Last comment by Louise Street neighbor, on Jul 14, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 4 comments | 1540 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council may try again to appoint a colleague on July 17 and avoid election

==B Update:== Is there a City Council election in the near future for Atherton voters? A November election seemed certain...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner , on Jul 13, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 15 comments | 1677 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Coroner Robert Fourcault's Unnecassary and Insensitive comments.

It was reported last week in the P.A. Daily Post that SMC Coroner Robert Fourcault met with the families of the 2 deceased...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jul 13, 2013 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 893 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Thief absconds with $5,000 bicycle

Police calls from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13984&e=y posted...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Percy, on Jul 12, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Letter sheds light on gymnastics teacher firing

While the city said the public was not entitled to learn the outcome of an investigation into allegations of harassment and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cousel this, on Jul 12, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 11 comments | 1588 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Looking to define 'local produce'

I am seeking some clarification of the purpose of the Farmers' Market that I visited June 20 in Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 16 comments | 2834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign of the times?

Caption with photo in print edition: Kathy Switky of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a sign on the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council may choose new member today

The Atherton City Council will interview seven candidates for a vacant council seat at a 5:30 p.m. meeting today (July 11),...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jul 11, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fate of Merry Prankster tree in limbo as neighbors rally

The days of "Chloe's Tree," home to hawks and witness to the Dymaxion dance troupe and Merry Pranksters, may be numbered. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 11, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 6 comments | 3143 Views
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