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ATHERTON

Atherton voters to decide on Little League facilities in park, rebuilding Town Center

Atherton voters will be asked on the November ballot whether they want to see permanent Little League structures in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sorry Didi, on Aug 27, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 1265 Views

MENLO PARK

Car strikes pedestrian on El Camino Real

A car struck an 85-year-old man crossing El Camino Real on late Tuesday morning, Menlo Park police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 5, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 1629 Views

ATHERTON

How's Cary Wiest Been Spending His Time?

How many council meetings or committee meetings has CARY WIEST attended in the past year? I believe that figure is pretty...

Original post made by 20/20 on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by 20/20, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 10 comments | 1724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ten Fu restaurant closes in Menlo Park

Ten Fu Chinese Restaurant in Menlo Park has been sold to Fey Enterprise LLC of San Mateo. Its owners, Ruth and John Wang,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by The McQueens, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 2351 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Police union's robocall intimidates residents

Having just read a recent article entitled "Atherton Council responds to Police Association's 'scaremongering attempt' "...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Is it Plausible?, on Oct 10, 2012 at 10:53 am | 10 comments | 3136 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District brochure coming

The Sequoia Healthcare District 2012 Annual Report to the Community, scheduled to be mailed by the end of October, is clearly...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 15, 2014 at 10:12 am | 10 comments | 1841 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial endorsements: Atherton City Council

Lewis, Kupperman for Atherton council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13366 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by No need for County Library , on Oct 27, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 10 comments | 1297 Views

OTHER TOPICS

HeartSafe - Saving Lives or Life Support for the Sequoia Healthcare District

Initiated by Stephani Scott, then CEO of the Sequoia Healthcare District in 2005, the HeartSafe Program has provided anecdotal...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 4, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 1347 Views

ATHERTON

Lewis, Wiest win Atherton council seats

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Tuesday, winning 1,690 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Nice try, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:20 am | 10 comments | 1286 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Staff compensation cuts OKd, but council likely to reconsider next month

The vote may have been unanimous, but the outcome of the Atherton City Council's approval last night (Nov. 28) of compensation...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Truthful Reporting, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 1617 Views

AROUND TOWN

New business development manager on board in Menlo Park

Jim Cogan starts a new job on Monday (Dec. 17) – he's been hired as Menlo Park's business development manager, according...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Waste of $, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 10 comments | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bohannon making "good faith effort" to develop Menlo Gateway

It's the time of year when some list-checking is going on, and the Menlo Park Planning Commission is no exception -- on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Almanac Watcher, on Dec 22, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 10 comments | 1478 Views

AROUND TOWN

QUESTIONS THAT MUST BE ASKED

In response to the article "Money Train" by Jon Mays, on January 18, the following questions must be asked now that San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Trust but verify, on Aug 5, 2013 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 1040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo attorney fighting high-speed rail Central Valley project's launch

==B (An expanded version of an earlier-published story.)== Peninsula cities lost a legal battle last week against the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 15, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 12351 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires investigator to review gymnastics program

Menlo Park has hired an independent investigator to review the city's gymnastics program, multiple sources told the Almanac...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Erin Glanville, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:45 am | 10 comments | 1390 Views

WOODSIDE

Sewer rates to jump for Woodside customers

Woodside is semi-rural and most of the town's 2,200 properties use septic tanks in lieu of sewers, but for some 157 properties...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 4, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 10 comments | 874 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: CalPERs increase could cost $3 million

CalPERS, (the California Public Employees' Retirement System) is on the brink of raising its required contribution rates...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 10 comments | 1129 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Refuge restaurant opens in Menlo Park

It's all about pastrami and Belgian beer at "The Refuge" restaurant in San Carlos. Owner and chef Matt Levin is now bringing...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by MenloFolks, on Jun 16, 2013 at 6:16 am | 10 comments | 2296 Views

MENLO PARK

Joe Biden drops by Menlo Park

Caption for photo in print edition: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14236 posted...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Larry Wallace, on Jun 20, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 652 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council passes 'healthy outlook' budget

Higher-than-expected property tax revenue and the effects of whittling down spending over the last few years have led to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by look north, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 944 Views
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