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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 | 1387 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 | 1066 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 | 1054 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 | 950 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 | 1180 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 | 1594 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 | 932 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson resigns as Menlo mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by reflection, on Nov 26, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 129 comments | 4337 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
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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 | 813 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 | 1490 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 | 1157 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 | 795 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 | 747 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 | 764 Views

AROUND TOWN

County's Measure B questions status quo, Gordon says

For the past couple of decades in San Mateo County, according to former supervisor and current state Assemblyman Rich Gordon,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 857 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Lincoln'

"Lincoln" has more in common with Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" than "Schindler's List." Still, Spielberg and his team deserve...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Interested, on Nov 24, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 4550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second sister succumbs to injuries from crash

A second sister critically injured in a crash with a California Highway Patrol vehicle on northbound U.S. 101 in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Nov 24, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1462 Views

ATHERTON

We Are Going to Have a Party!

At this Wednesday's council an agenda item appears to spend $6,000 to have the town host a party for all employees and volunteers....

Original post made by party time on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mayor's Party, on Nov 24, 2012 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 859 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County's Measure B questions status quo, Gordon says

For the past couple of decades in San Mateo County, most candidates elected as county supervisor have won the countywide...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Nov 24, 2012 at 8:03 am | 11 comments | 2306 Views
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