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Atherton town employees get pay hikes, make concessions

With retroactive pay in the cards for them, most non-safety employees in Atherton will be returned to a perch on the pay...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by William B, on Nov 27, 2010 at 3:46 am | 4 comments | 1880 Views


Elder abuse in Atherton

The failure of the Atherton Police Department to protect our wealthy elderly is utterly shameful. There have been calls...

Original post made by elizabeth ashford on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Innuendo, on Nov 26, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 2303 Views


Red light cameras court controversy

Drivers tagged by Menlo Park's four red light cameras during the past year may want to keep an eye on the latest court rulings....

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Harry, on Nov 25, 2010 at 11:18 am | 14 comments | 2632 Views


Police calls

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 Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by m. ackley, on Nov 25, 2010 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1614 Views


Next Menlo Park Mayor? Fergusson continues to campaign

Over in the City's e-mail log, Fergusson has posited again a rant condemning Lee DuBoc: Behind...

Original post made by who knows? on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by glinda, on Nov 24, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 40 comments | 2833 Views


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

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) Jon Armstrong, the pedestrian who died after being hit by a train...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 80 comments | 4318 Views


Rail authority delays study of Peninsula designs

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will delay releasing a highly anticipated analysis of design options for the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by WHOA, on Nov 24, 2010 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 1752 Views


Atherton dispatchers caught monitoring this forum

Atherton dispatchers have been observed monitoring this forum during working hours. Atherton dispatchers have also leveled...

Original post made by big brother on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by blues clues, on Nov 24, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 11 comments | 1847 Views


City responds to downtown plan concerns

In response to concerns raised about the potential release of the draft environmental impact report for the El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Progress now!, on Nov 24, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views


Too many regulations for profiability

We all know that, correct? It's a BRUTAL anti-business atmosphere. Conventional wisdom all says it, like President Obama...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 24, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 2133 Views


Menlo garbage price hike looms again

Last year, Menlo Park garbage rates jumped 18 percent. This year, 28 percent. Next year? Maybe another 15 percent. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 24, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1548 Views


Atherton's Ex Chief and his golden parachute

There was a post about Glenn Nielsen and his $300k final year compensation. The post raised questions as to whether Nielsen...

Original post made by mad max on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 24, 2010 at 9:08 am | 6 comments | 1637 Views


EPA sports field approved amid heated debate

Despite residents' concerns about traffic impacts, the East Palo Alto Planning Commission approved a $3 million playing field...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 2803 Views


Menlo incumbent files complaint with state bar over Brown Act stories

On the same day that the Daily Post ran a front page apology for two stories and an editorial that said three Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by poster, on Nov 24, 2010 at 7:44 am | 2 comments | 1470 Views


Atherton: Town wants to drop Carlson from lawsuit

The attorney defending Atherton and Councilman Jerry Carlson in a federal lawsuit filed by Jon Buckheit is attempting to...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Sally, on Nov 24, 2010 at 4:48 am | 2 comments | 1582 Views


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. 1628 Views


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 | 3152 Views


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 | 2437 Views


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 | 1897 Views


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 | 2030 Views
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