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ATHERTON

Atherton: Police chief's complaint led to finance director's firing

The revelations just keep coming. Atherton's ex-finance director, John Johns, is seeking $500,000 in a wrongful termination...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joe Smith, on Jan 20, 2008 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 3125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Everest opens auspiciously, despite Sequoia district's obstacles

The founders and leadership team of the area's new charter high school should take a bow. In spite of all the obstacles placed...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 11, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 51 comments | 3125 Views

OTHER TOPICS

If China or Iran did it to us....

70 times we've raised the debt limit since Nixon, 7 times under Bush with votes from Boenher McConnell and Cantor. What's...

Original post made by Nicholas Kristof on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by can't believe I am reading t, on Sep 26, 2014 at 11:44 am | 39 comments | 3125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Check Out the Corn Maze in Dixon, CA

I just read an article in the Chronicle about a corn maze in Dixon. Here is a link to the online version http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/26/BAOVSTQN1.DTL...

Original post made by Joanna on Oct. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3123 Views

MENLO PARK

Should the city buy the Park Theatre? Two views from City Council members

<B>Mayor sees it as a good deal for the city Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5164...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 7, 2007 at 3:08 pm | 15 comments | 3122 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hints on how to reduce unwanted mailings - and more

In light of complaints about receiving 17-pound bundles of Restoration Hardware catalogs, people have been asking how they...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by jq public, on Jun 26, 2014 at 11:52 am | 8 comments | 3119 Views

MENLO PARK

Blueprint for change in Menlo Park?

The following was published as a guest opinion by Martin Engel in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: By Martin Engel A...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 2, 2007 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 3118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former child psychiatrist sentenced to eight years in prison for molesting boys

A former San Mateo psychiatrist did not flinch when a San Mateo Superior Court judge sentenced him Monday (Aug. 26) to eight...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 30, 2013 at 7:10 am | 6 comments | 3118 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Menlo Park drop the new tax because of the $3.5 million budget surplus?

Menlo Park City Councilman John Boyle is pushing for a public discussion and re-evaluation of the city's plan to enact, in...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 21, 2007
Last comment by Ship of fools, on Jan 29, 2007 at 10:05 am | 11 comments | 3117 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera barber Aram Chirkanian to put down the scissors after 50 years

After 20 years living on a 38-foot yacht in Redwood City and 50 years cutting men's hair in Portola Valley, Woodside and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by The Truth, on Sep 11, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 3117 Views

MENLO PARK

$204k for a City Manager????

From the Almanac: "Mr. Rojas will start Aug. 2, at a salary of $204,000 a year -- a 25 percent increase over the $163,233...

Original post made by AreYouKiddingMe!!! on Jun. 26, 2007
Last comment by Pseudonyms Are Fun, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 3116 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Simple soup for wonderful tomatoes

I went a little crazy buying heirloom and dry-farmed tomatoes at the Farmer's Market a few weeks ago. Fortunately, I stumbled...

Original post made by Golden Apples on Sep. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3115 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 | 3115 Views

MENLO PARK

Paralyzed man settles suit for $1.6 million

The accident that left Richie Kieninger paralyzed is memorialized in a video taken with a camera phone. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Everyone in town., on Aug 25, 2007 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 3113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park men launch broad-based lawsuit against high-speed rail agency

The lawsuit by Morris Brown and Mike Brady, both of Menlo Park, aims to prevent construction of the high-speed rail system....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by john burrows, on Apr 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 60 comments | 3113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist injured in collision on Alpine Road

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 3113 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic Calming Disaster on Linfield Drive

In case you haven't gone down the "new" stretch of Linfield Drive, two words of warning: WATCH OUT. Seems that the same...

Original post made by Here We Go Again on Apr. 24, 2008
Last comment by another neighbor, on May 15, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 21 comments | 3112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Learn about birds at Bayfront Park on Saturday, Nov. 4

Sat. Nov 4th. If you're walking the dog, taking the kids out, or just enjoying a stroll at Bayfront Park on Sat. morning,...

Original post made by Chris on Nov. 1, 2006
Last comment by Bird Watcher, on Nov 3, 2006 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 3111 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commissioners 'favorably disposed' toward specific plan's height, density allowances

The Menlo Park Planning Commission signaled its confidence in the provisions of the city's new downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by City, not Village of MP, on Sep 20, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 22 comments | 3111 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park School District Expansion- Idea Proposed

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 3110 Views
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Menlo Park Playing Nicely
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