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Change is hard: Filoli enters its second century, but some long for the past

For 29 years Filoli, the historic Woodside estate owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, celebrated the holiday...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Erica M., on Mar 18, 2018 at 12:19 pm | 34 comments | 10612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public employee pension reform - what can and should be done?

Numerous Town Forum topic threads have quickly digressed to this issue so let's have that discussion here. I propose: ...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 34 comments | 6661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor's race: Dave Pine leading, according to election night report

Dave Pine has been elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, according to the final election night report by...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 34 comments | 5910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burnetts say they didn't provide alcohol

William and Cynthia Burnett said in an NBC "Today Show" interview Thursday (Nov. 8) that they did not provide alcohol during...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 34 comments | 5468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Candidates forum on supes race

The seven candidates for the District 4 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors have been invited to answer questions...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 2, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 34 comments | 5500 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 | 7088 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo Judge Joseph C Scott Arrested for DUI

The Palo Alto Daily Post is reporting that Presiding Superior Court Judge Joseph C. Scott was arrested for DUi some weeks...

Original post made by Holly L. on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Holly L., on Jun 12, 2014 at 8:43 am | 34 comments | 6270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Recalling moment of panic on the train tracks

In the aftermath of the recent death of a young driver on the Ravenswood Avenue train tracks, a Menlo Park resident recalls...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 34 comments | 6547 Views

AROUND TOWN

County may put lid on 'noisy aircraft' at San Carlos Airport

San Mateo County has drafted an ordinance that would put a curfew on the hours and numbers of "noisy aircraft" landing or...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by pilot, on May 18, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 34 comments | 11317 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Meg Whitman event in Atherton

Atherton resident Meg Whitman, the former eBay CEO and California gubernatorial hopeful, is set to appear at a meet-and-greet...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by p got sp, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 34 comments | 7103 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council votes 3-2 for library in park

On Wednesday night, in a meeting that didn't end until early Thursday morning, Atherton's council members voted 3 to 2 to...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by atherton voter, on Oct 27, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 34 comments | 5841 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Town should vote on library location

Implying a lack of respect for the intellect of Atherton residents, the City Council would not vote to allow its citizens...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 34 comments | 4386 Views

ATHERTON

What's in a name? Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12668...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 9427 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Hosts of Obama visit may be off the hook for extra police, public works costs

The town of Atherton is likely to drop its efforts to require two Atherton couples who hosted fundraising events for President...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 34 comments | 9067 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman Bill Widmer is new city manager in Rancho Palos Verdes

Bill Widmer, who on Nov. 4 was elected to his second term on the Atherton City Council, has been named the new city manager...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Interesting..., on Dec 22, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 34 comments | 10706 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton still looking for police sleeping quarters

Atherton continues to search for some place its police officers and dispatchers can sleep between or after 12-hour shifts. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jun 14, 2018 at 10:26 am | 34 comments | 6604 Views

ATHERTON

Surf Air to return to San Carlos Airport later this month, company says

Surf Air, the controversial members-only commuter airline behind thousands of residents' noise complaints to the San Carlos...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2018
Last comment by Q&A, on Oct 15, 2018 at 9:31 am | 34 comments | 6809 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

30-year engagement for Iris Harrell, Ann Benson

A local lesbian couple prepares for a walk down the aisle after the California Supreme Court clears the way. <a href="//www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2427">...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 34 comments | 15536 Views

MENLO PARK

Global Warming- What's a person to do?

While our leaders are deciding what government can do to stem global warming, there are things we, the people, can do. The...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Old Mom, on May 14, 2007 at 11:33 am | 33 comments | 7037 Views

MENLO PARK

City to spend most of utility user tax revenue on new employee retirement benefits

Today the city issued several staff reports recommending that the UUT tax rate be kept at the maximum rate and that the majority...

Original post made by Finance Wonk on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by ElectionWatcher, on Feb 14, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 33 comments | 7068 Views
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