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Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 3191 Views


Atherton attorney: Lewis house not legally compliant, but no action needed

The word is in from Atherton's town attorney: The size of Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis' house exceeds the town's zoning ordinance...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by jaded, on Jun 20, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 32 comments | 3191 Views


Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 3190 Views


Judge charged with DUI

A San Mateo County judge is a facing a DUI charge following a May arrest, according to San Mateo County District Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 16, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 18 comments | 3190 Views


Wow, near head on accident on Sand Hill!

Today around 4pm I was driving west on Sand Hill following a white thunderbird with a "Veterans for Bush" sign in the rear...

Original post made by Terrified! on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by Terrified, on Sep 25, 2007 at 3:51 pm | 5 comments | 3189 Views


The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 3186 Views


Women's adult soccer league sign-ups

Beginning and intermediate level teams play refereed games 1-2 times per week for fitness and friendship. Women 23 years...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3185 Views


Local boys named to PAL all-league golf team

The Peninsula Athletic League has announced their Bay Division All-League Boys 2007 Golf Team, which includes local residents...

Original post made by Team rep on Jun. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3185 Views


Power outage has neighborhood buzzing

The neighborhood west of Alameda de Las Pulgas near Avy Avenue, including Sharon Heights, lost power from around 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 17, 2007 at 12:50 am | 3 comments | 3184 Views


Our newest San Mateo County Supervisor

The nameless, faceless bureaucrats who haunt the San Mateo County Government Center are looking over their shoulders and...

Original post made by earl bothwell on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dynamite!, on Apr 27, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 3184 Views


Menlo Park utility tax: What's wrong with this picture?

The following Guest Opinion by Menlo Park resident Mark Gilles was published in the Almanac's Feb. 21 print edition: By...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3183 Views


Guest opinion: Making the case for the sergeants' raise

Menlo Park recently gave a substantial pay raise to its police sergeants. This raise has been criticized by The Almanac and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Come Out Of Your Bubble, Hank, on Feb 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 3183 Views


Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 3183 Views


Las Lomitas election: Voter registration closes Feb. 20

<i>Here is a Feb. 16, 2007, press release from the San Mateo County Elections Office: </i> San Mateo County's Chief Elections...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3182 Views


Green energy home wins Menlo Park award

Tavinder and Vivek Wadhwa have won Menlo Park's 2011 Environmental Quality Award, for their passive energy home, the city...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 3, 2012 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 3179 Views



WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL SCHEDULE Music Career Center Canopy Time...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3178 Views


Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 3178 Views


HP names Meg Whitman new CEO

HP has named former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman as president and CEO effective immediately,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:24 am | 11 comments | 3178 Views


Menlo Park may join lawsuit over Caltrain electrification EIR

As with two neighboring cities, Menlo Park is considering whether to challenge the environmental impact report for Caltrain's...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 29, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 22 comments | 3178 Views


Portola Valley: Council may rue decision to withhold fire map

Home fire insurance rates are a major concern in wooded parts of Portola Valley. The potential impact on fire insurance was...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jun 4, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 3 comments | 3176 Views
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