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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Enrollment crunch at local schools

The two school districts serving most of Menlo Park and Atherton are bursting at the seams, which is causing a ripple effect...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 28, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

ATHERTON

Mayor Widmer's Verbal Comments Don't Match Hs Press Release

A month after sending out a Press Release to residents that "no contract talks" had taken place regarding compensation reductions...

Original post made by Compensation Reduction on Nov. 28, 2012
There are no comments yet. 863 Views

MENLO PARK

Sandbags at the ready in Menlo Park

You may have noticed it's a bit wet outside this morning. The weather forecast suggests it's going to get even wetter for...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by gina, on Nov 28, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1157 Views

ATHERTON

Kathy McKeithen leaves council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by We are all special, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 2995 Views

ATHERTON

McKeithen leaves Atherton council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Nov 28, 2012 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 981 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: A Government or a Business?

This Wednesday a very important vote on employee’s compensation/benefits will be made by the Council to chart the course...

Original post made by please stop on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:51 am | 28 comments | 1631 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: The Sunset of WMD

Soon Atherton will have a newly formulated town council and none too soon. Meanwhile the noise level is increasing to an...

Original post made by new start on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 28, 2012 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 1794 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley flooded with volunteers

The cup runneth over for the town of Portola Valley. Seventeen residents, including six incumbents, have applied for seven...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by time to move on, on Nov 27, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1157 Views

MENLO PARK

Kiraly files motion to dismiss defamation lawsuit

Where's Judge Judy when you need her? A Menlo Park fire board member sued for defamation and conspiracy shot back on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 27, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1218 Views

ATHERTON

A page from our history

Silas and Olive Holbrook Palmer lived at Elmwood in Atherton until the home burned down in 1958, just a few months after...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Nov 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1136 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New look at grade separations

They aren't sure what they plan to do with the money, if anything, but the Menlo Park City Council decided to ask for county...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Barnes, on Nov 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1267 Views

MENLO PARK

A case for anonymity

Having lived in Menlo Park while raising our family, I have observed that there are a number of fellow residents who don't...

Original post made by civility is missing on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by civility is missing, on Nov 27, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 23 comments | 1659 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night, Nov. 25. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12544...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by what?, on Nov 27, 2012 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's partners with Kobo e-reader

Kepler's Books and Magazines... and e-books, audiobooks, and MP3s: The landmark bookstore wants to let people read "their...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 866 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Those were the days

In the 1920s, Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve was the site of scout camps. Here in their uniforms are the unidentified girls...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Lorraine, on Nov 26, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 910 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga revises plans for Menlo Park properties

Developer John Arrillaga and Stanford University have submitted a revised plan for an eight-acre project in Menlo Park, but...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Nov 26, 2012 at 11:52 am | 15 comments | 1728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: A gift to the Holiday Fund helps those in need

As the Almanac's Holiday Fund heads into its 20th year, donors can look back with pride on a history of giving that has provided...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 26, 2012 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assemblyman Gordon hosts open house

If your social calendar isn't quite full, you might drop by Assemblyman Rich Gordon's open house in Los Altos. The newly...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by another menlo voter, on Nov 25, 2012 at 9:58 pm | 4 comments | 890 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer request $6,000 for Party at end of McKeithen's Term

On the same Atherton Council agenda that has employee furloughs, increases the retirement age by seven years, reduces medical...

Original post made by Anything is Possible on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 805 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton To Disregard the Brown Act?

In Atherton's Council Packets there comes this gem: Carlson and Lewis propose the Council reaffirm its commitment to the...

Original post made by Ready, Fire, Aim on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 25, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 832 Views
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