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AROUND TOWN

Grand jury: fire agencies can significantly reduce costs through consolidations

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury is recommending that the Woodside Fire Protection District and several cities in San...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 29, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 1742 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion

The taxpayers of San Mateo County currently have revenues of about $2.6 billion in an investment portfolio from which funds...

Original post made on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Voter, on May 29, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1531 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time to take on the city's unions

For over a year now, we have been reading and hearing about the imbalance of public employee benefits — at city, state...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 29, 2010 at 11:33 am | 18 comments | 1842 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council split on Bohannon project

Menlo Park Councilman Heyward Robinson supplied a cliffhanger at the City Council meeting Tuesday, May 25, for people who...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by get your facts right, on May 28, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 30 comments | 8092 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Palo Alto reviews hospital-expansion plan; expected to have major impact on Menlo Park

Stanford University's plan to vastly expand its medical facilities in Palo Alto will take center stage tonight (Monday, May...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 28, 2010 at 6:04 pm | 26 comments | 2993 Views

ATHERTON

DDA Steve Wagstaffe is protecting R.E.A.C.T. Task force warrant.

The world is interested and watching this one. The search warrant that was issued to San Mateo County Sheriff and R.E.A.C.T....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on May 28, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 10 comments | 1664 Views

MENLO PARK

Cedro Ristorante, a family affair

When Elizabeth Nevigato told her parents, Giuseppe and Maria Nevigato, that she wanted nothing more than to open a restaurant,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sara, on May 27, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 8 comments | 2137 Views

ATHERTON

Former finance director John Johns signs lawsuit settlement; Atherton council OKS pact, 3-2

Atherton residents had a new finance director today (Monday, April 19), but it's a safe bet they didn't know it. As part...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 27, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 1957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford hospital expansion could bring 10,000 new vehicle trips to the area per day

Local residents and government officials are getting a detailed look at the potential impacts of a massive rebuilding of...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Local resident, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 1708 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great way for local agencies to save big bucks

It is now very apparent that the drop in property tax and other revenues will finally force local governments to revise their...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 1720 Views

MOVIES

Movie Night at Atherton Library

The Atherton Library presents the animated feature "Ponyo" for all ages. Friday, May 28 at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:45 for seating....

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 12596 Views

SPORTS

PALO ALTO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA's SINFONIA TO PRESENT PACO 2010 CONCERTO COMPETITION WINNERS Local Youth Talent Showcased at Finale Event of the Season

DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 6, 2010, 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford University Campus PROGRAM: Alex Goldberg...

Original post made by PACO Publicity on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by PACO Publicity, on May 26, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 3169 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Initiative process is over-used, counterproductive

My problem with the pension reform initiative is that it subverts our representative democracy and ties the hands of those...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by it's too late..., on May 26, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1179 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama arrives for two-day Bay Area visit

President Obama has arrived at San Francisco International Airport for a two-day visit to the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Norma, on May 26, 2010 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 1515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rotary awards $114,000 in scholarships

Local high school students took home a record $114,000 in scholarships May 17 during an awards ceremony that also included...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on May 26, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Flood Magnet School vandalized

Police are investigating an apparent vandalism early Tuesday morning at the James Flood Magnet School in East Palo Alto in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on May 26, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1886 Views

MENLO PARK

Sewage district replacing miles of pipe

Construction will begin this summer on about 20 Menlo Park street segments in the College Park and Bay Laurel neighborhoods,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Someone, on May 26, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1212 Views

MENLO PARK

For your consideration

The Bohannon Development Co. has invested six years and $7.5 million into a development proposal for three office towers...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Duane, on May 26, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 1374 Views

MENLO PARK

City Manager Contributing to Roadside Safety Problem

There are a number of streets in Menlo Park without sidewalks or roadside paths which result in unsafe conditions for pedestrians....

Original post made by Safety Minded on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mrs. Rojas, on May 26, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 1288 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Public hearing on Bohannon project

The "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel project proposed by the Bohannon Development Co. will be the sole topic of discussion at...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2010 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 1438 Views
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