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ATHERTON

Atherton council favors using Watkins House as police crash pad

Atherton police officers who need to catch some shut-eye between 12-hour shifts will soon have a pretty nice place to do...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on May 28, 2014 at 9:03 am | 5 comments | 1861 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton sees rising revenues, spending

Atherton officials are projecting robust revenues and a budget surplus for the 2014-15 fiscal year, prompting them to propose...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Liars!, on May 28, 2014 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 2172 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton urges Surf Air to fly at higher altitudes

Taking a new approach in efforts to reduce airplane noise over Atherton, the town is sending a letter to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Will Emite, on May 28, 2014 at 8:35 am | 11 comments | 3904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stogner Garners Republican Party Endorsement

Back a few weeks ago, defenders of entrenched politics in San Mateo County ridiculed Michael Stogner for earning the Libertarian...

Original post made by Stogner Stampede on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by TARP buster Tim, on May 27, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 14 comments | 370 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Circus in Portola Valley

The circus team of Coventry & Kaluza will present music, clowning and circus skills (juggling, acrobatics and hula hoops)...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 27, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 484 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SF archdiocese says Myers cannot act as priest

The San Francisco Archdiocese declared the findings of its independent review board (IRB) investigation into allegations...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by JusticeMaximus, on May 27, 2014 at 11:51 am | 5 comments | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Incumbent faces watchdog in District 3 supervisorial race

Big differences in beliefs on government's proper role in our lives, and on local government's effectiveness in fulfilling...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 26, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 21 comments | 2764 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Judge may dismiss Woodell lawsuit over destroyed evidence

A judge may deliver a devastating blow to the defamation lawsuit filed against two Menlo Park fire board directors A tentative...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 26, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 61 comments | 5271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: A quarter-billion for Sequoia district high schools?

The coming surge in enrollment at area public high schools, particularly at Menlo-Atherton High School, is the issue driving...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Enough, on May 26, 2014 at 10:50 am | 60 comments | 7213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democrat Lobbyist predicts substantial gains for the GOP

Neil Dhillon, a Democratic lobbyist and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the U.S. Department of...

Original post made by Mid Term Elections on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by port, on May 26, 2014 at 8:59 am | 49 comments | 1133 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Review: "The Magic Flute"

There have been much more lavish (and expensive) productions of Mozart's most popular work, but Palo Alto's plucky West Bay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by johnt, on May 25, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1112 Views

AROUND TOWN

World War II veteran receives long overdue medals

Veteran John Indergand fought and was injured, twice, in World War II, but he never received one of the medals he earned...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 24, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2081 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise by Bill Widmer, on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge tosses Woodell lawsuit over evidence destruction

John Woodell's defamation lawsuit against two Menlo Park fire board directors has been dismissed, despite his argument for...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by android user, on May 23, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 2278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sheriff made mistakes, but is best choice

Greg Munks has put in nearly eight years as San Mateo County sheriff. There are surely high points of that career — getting...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 1146 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sets granny unit fees

Although much higher estimates of $20,000 were bandied about during the Menlo Park Planning Commission's discussions of how...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 23, 2014 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 2356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Holly L., on May 23, 2014 at 6:04 am | 15 comments | 2472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Driver looks away briefly and crashes into pole

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Menlo Park and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/21/police-calls-driver-looks-away-briefly...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by straight talk, on May 22, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Circus Club suit alleges age discrimination

The former head of maintenance at the Menlo Circus Club who was fired last November is suing the Atherton club and its general...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sarah, on May 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac Endorses Don Horsley, hard to comment

They have made it difficult for citizens to comment on their thread, this will be easier. This came from the original post,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by 2fer, on May 22, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 228 Views
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