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ATHERTON

Atherton says no to garbage rate hike -- for now

Proposed garbage rate increases in Atherton ranging from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available to 98 percent...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Shame on them, on Feb 26, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1619 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook scoops up Menlo Park properties

As rumors swirled about social networking giant Facebook buying the former Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park, the company...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by I, for one..., on Feb 25, 2011 at 9:24 am | 15 comments | 2551 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Senator seeks to revamp rail authority leadership

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system would lose its semi-independent status and see its entire...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 2566 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Union just wants to say hi

When an organizer from SEIU asked to meet with each Menlo Park council member individually "to discuss various concerns and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 24, 2011 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 2222 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lion seen in Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted near the 500 block of Westridge Drive in Portola Valley at around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23,,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Chris Bay, on Feb 24, 2011 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 2743 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mary Vosika from BIA

Mary Ann Vosika from BIA cordially invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Powerful Strategies for Women Making History –...

Original post made by Mary Vosika on Feb. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls in Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Ladera

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by jan schachter, on Feb 23, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1768 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Guild Theatre closed until further notice

Shut down on Feb. 18, the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park remains closed due to water damage. The staff hopes to reopen on March...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 23, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 6 comments | 2205 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces more legal claims by former employee

Atherton officials may have thought they put the nasty business of finance director John Johns' firing behind them when they...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by socrates, on Feb 23, 2011 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 2815 Views

MENLO PARK

School district needs to win over city on Hillview

Are school district officials going to have a hard time getting Menlo Park's support for the Hillview Middle School project?...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Happy GAIS Parent, on Feb 23, 2011 at 12:14 am | 32 comments | 2919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar flees Stanford Shopping Center

A rash of daytime car burglaries took place at Stanford Shopping Center this week, including three Saturday (Feb. 19), according...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1642 Views

ATHERTON

Pet Psychic called in to find dog. Dog still not found & maybe injured

They have yet to find the missing dog. They have called in a pet psychic to try to help. The pet psychic said the dog is...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Knockie, on Feb 22, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown Act At Risk

KTVU (Channel 2) has a story about how the Brown Act is at risk due to State Budget Cuts. Reaffirms the low priority nature...

Original post made by Wrecking Ball on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Not so dumb, on Feb 22, 2011 at 4:00 pm | 5 comments | 1616 Views

OTHER TOPICS

GOP plan would trigger major layoffs at SLAC

The prospect of major layoffs at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and other federally funded institutions was raised...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Second Santa Claus, on Feb 22, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 21 comments | 3319 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Terry, on Feb 22, 2011 at 1:47 am | 14 comments | 2624 Views

WOODSIDE

Jackling house settles into dust and debris

The destruction of the Jackling house on Mountain Home Road in Woodside began Monday, Feb. 14, and while the house is already...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 19, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 18 comments | 9209 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President dines in Woodside tonight

A media van drives up Manzanita Way in Woodside while other reporters wait to get a glimpse of President Obama's motorcade...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 19, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 14 comments | 3071 Views

MENLO PARK

Seeking compromise on wetlands restoration

The Menlo Park Library was flooded with new ideas Feb. 10 as experts and locals debated the next steps in restoring the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by MP Pro, on Feb 19, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1583 Views

ATHERTON

Man killed by train was investigated for involvement in Atherton elder abuse case

Jon Armstrong, the pedestrian who died after being hit by a train on Friday, April 2, in San Bruno was a 52-year-old Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 18, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 2272 Views

MENLO PARK

Scoping session set on Matteson project in Menlo

A scoping session for a proposal to build 26 condominiums at 389 El Camino Real, near College Avenue, in Menlo Park will...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by been there, on Feb 18, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1732 Views
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