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MENLO PARK

Public invited to candidate forums

The League of Women Voters is inviting the public to several candidate forums over the next week in connection with the Nov....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 5 comments | 3075 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton mayor: City manager's departure is opportunity for 'fresh start'

The resignation of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber, effective Oct. 22, was not a result of City Council pressure, but...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 28 comments | 2230 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts neighborhood fence stays

Good fences make good neighbors, but in Menlo Park, good neighbors make for good fences. The City Council voted 3-2 last...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by mpnative, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Council candidates forum in Menlo Park

Candidates for the Menlo Park City Council will answer questions at a forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the council...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:33 am | 4 comments | 1586 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Measure L unfair to Women and Minorities?

I am posting the following message I received. I believe that writer is mis-informed and through the wide distribution of...

Original post made by Angry Mom on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ask Barrett to show u her new RE tax bill, on Sep 29, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 7 comments | 1592 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Ticket motorists, not cyclists, for violations

Rolling through a stop sign on a bicycle is illegal, but it should be kept in perspective. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10165...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 29, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 1816 Views

ATHERTON

A management shakeup is needed in Atherton

In another post, Peter Carpenter put up sections of the City Charter that outlines the powers and duties of the City Manager. One...

Original post made by Bill Irving on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by so what, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 23 comments | 1992 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor addresses state of city

Drawing a larger crowd than attends most City Council meetings, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline delivered his state of the city...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 22 comments | 2464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Outsourcing II (The Truth)

The Atherton Police Department and their union, the Atherton Police Officer's Association, have gotten pretty active lately...

Original post made by The Truth on Sep. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1499 Views

MENLO PARK

Home & Garden closing doors

Home & Garden and...Kids too! at 714 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park is closing shop after 16 years of selling kids...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Downtown Business Owner, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 1415 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton continues high-speed rail litigation

The fight goes on: Atherton will "continue with legal remedies" to force the state's high-speed rail agency to address the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by fair view, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:06 am | 13 comments | 2295 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager resigns

The Atherton City Council will have to start looking for a new city manager. The current manager, Jerome "Jerry" Gruber,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Litigation, on Sep 28, 2010 at 8:16 am | 26 comments | 9304 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga thanks Chamber for Golden Acorn Award

John Arrillaga, center, and his wife, left, speak with Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas before the beginning of the 2010...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Outside looking in, on Sep 28, 2010 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 1956 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week: scoping sessions on flood control

Flooding where San Francisquito Creek meets the Bay, whether from rising sea levels or severe storms, will be the topic of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by x resident, on Sep 27, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - September 26, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Freedom Jonathan Franzen 2 Room Emma Donoghue 3 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 4 Cookbook...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

New gym to be named after Arrillaga family

Palo Alto land developer John Arrillaga has lent his family's name to several athletic facilities on the Stanford campus....

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by shirley, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1843 Views

MOVIES

old movie blog - want to join this project?

I've started an old movie blog, with the goal of getting more people (ie current parenting generation and their kids!) into...

Original post made by laura on Sep. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 14239 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Janet Medlin, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 74 comments | 4845 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Lawyers Caution Me Against Exercise of My Freedom of Speech

I received a letter yesterday (that was sent to my attorney) from lawyers representing the Town of Atherton stating, in part: "We...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by falling dominos, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:50 am | 25 comments | 2459 Views

ATHERTON

Selecting a new Atherton Town Manager

Dear Council and Council candidates, With Jerry Gruber's resignation the Council is faced with its most important responsibility...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Sep 26, 2010 at 9:31 am | 5 comments | 1537 Views
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