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AROUND TOWN

Coming to our local agencies soon - big increases in CalPers retirement contributions

PASADENA - The city will have to make up an unexpected shortfall of about $13.2 million through 2014 - including $6.9 million...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Nov. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1680 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Alpine Road fatal crash is third for truck driver

In an unusual set of incidents, the Nov. 4 collision of a bicyclist and a tractor-trailer at the Alpine Road/Interstate 280...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by marty, on Nov 24, 2010 at 12:21 am | 11 comments | 3272 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas district is first in state in API test

The Las Lomitas School District is once again ranked No. 1 in the state among elementary districts in the Academic Performance...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jessica, on Nov 23, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Las Lomitas district to explore parcel tax increase

The governing board of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District agreed unanimously to hire a pollster to test voter opinion...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Yamaha, on Nov 23, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 1921 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A and residents strike truce over field lights

For 59 years, it's always been dark after sunset on the athletic fields at Menlo-Atherton High School, but no more. There...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 23, 2010 at 7:17 pm | 14 comments | 2063 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure L headed for second court challenge

Even though Menlo Park's pension reform initiative was approved by 72 percent of the voters, opponents of the measure said...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 23, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 114 comments | 10361 Views

ATHERTON

#3 A Call for a Grand Jury Investigation of the Atherton POA

There used to be a time when the Atherton POA would solicit contributions at busy intersections in town during the holiday...

Original post made by gravely concerned on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 23, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 2053 Views

ATHERTON

Athertonian settles at $5,500 after losing $160 million

Our local girl Meg settles another complaint, only this one isn't with an employee she assaulted or the SEC. For someone...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 23, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 1553 Views

MENLO PARK

GOP House aims to take $2 billion back from California high-speed rail

GOP House aims to take $2 billion back from California high-speed rail Updated: 11/22/2010 07:24:58 PM PST Wasting no...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 23, 2010 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1357 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo fight really over?

Even before voting to let BevMo keep its use permit for a store the chain wants to open in a strip mall at 700 El Camino...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Edith Heare, on Nov 22, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 27 comments | 2989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituary: Hal Cenedella

Attilio Harold "Hal" Cenedella, who operated the real estate company, Cenedella & Co. Inc. in Menlo Park from 1969 to 1995,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Harriet Kaplan, on Nov 22, 2010 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 3264 Views

ATHERTON

#2 A call for a Grand Jury investigation of the Atheron POA

For those who wish to comment on the above thread as anonymous without being an Almanac Registered User, considering the...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Nov 22, 2010 at 10:08 am | 18 comments | 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elementary School Musical

It was a tall challenge: Take a group of fifth- through eighth-graders at Willow Oaks Elementary in Menlo Park who had never...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by MENLO, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 2052 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley may decide parking dispute along upper Alpine Road

The matter of roadside public parking and how much of it there should be in front of 4860 Alpine Road is the first item...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 2705 Views

ATHERTON

Why is Menlo College Prez Leaving

SJ Mercury News 11/21/2010 Former Menlo College trustee calls for more details on school president's departure (excerpt) Menlo...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1978 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fatal crash with bicyclist is second for truck driver

The Nov. 4 fatal collision of a bicyclist with the a tractor-trailer at the Alpine Road/Interstate 280 interchange was the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 21, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 21 comments | 1173 Views

MENLO PARK

'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Will B, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 17 comments | 2446 Views

ATHERTON

ReprintPrint Email Font Resize Settlement allows stadium lights to shine on some M-A High night games

Yo Almanac, let's get on the ball. This is in your own front yard! Daily News/SJ Mercury News had this story at 3am today. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_16664832...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Nov 20, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1503 Views

ATHERTON

A call for a Grand Jury investigation of the Atheron POA

I make this post anonymously for obvious reasons. I urge my fellow residents of Atherton and all residents of San Mateo...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 7 comments | 1958 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Why doesn't Portola Valley merge with Woodside?

What a waste of taxpayers' money. By consolidating these towns taxpayers could save on duplication of services....

Original post made by Andy on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by sam, on Nov 20, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2812 Views
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