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MENLO PARK

Stanford Hospital expansion on track for spring approval

Stanford University Medical Center's proposal to dramatically expand and rebuild its hospital facilities in Palo Alto hit...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by truth or consequences, on Mar 5, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 13 comments | 2641 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council approves modified pool contract

They didn't have to split a baby, but the Menlo Park City Council had to split the city's public pools on March 1, an issue...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by long time Fry admirer, on Mar 5, 2011 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1813 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson to represent MP in D.C. Next Week

March 1, 2011 City Council transcript regarding Council Member Fergusson's trip to Washington DC to meet with several Congress...

Original post made by A Concerned Resident on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by sharon, on Mar 5, 2011 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 2128 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by pat cala, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 2317 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton hires efficiency experts to scrutinize operations

Two consulting firms have been hired to review the town of Atherton's police, building, and public works departments to analyze...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Person, on Mar 4, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 7 comments | 2913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ultimatum to East Palo Alto gangs: 'Get a job'

East Palo Alto police called in 11 gang members who are at risk for committing more crimes to a sit-down meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Jimmy Sigona, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 6 comments | 1903 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Bike lane all but certain at intersection of Alpine and I-280, where cyclist died

A bike lane design similar to that at Sand Hill Road and Interstate 280 is under consideration for Alpine Road as it approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by tom turner, on Mar 3, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 3594 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Water-efficient landscaping class

A free two-hour presentation on how to replace a water-intensive lawn with native drought-tolerant plants is set for 7 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Eco Gardener, on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike lane all but certain at intersection of Alpine and I-280, where cyclist died

Bikes heading westbound on Sand Hill Road as they approach Interstate 280 have the option of merging with traffic into a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 2, 2011 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 2604 Views

MENLO PARK

Community gets ready for 'charrette' session

Anyone living within a half mile of Menlo Park probably knows the city will host a design "charrette" on Saturday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Source Force, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Roadside spraying? Consider roadside goats

If any of our local public works departments are looking for an environment-friendly, energy-efficient, and noise-free method...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 2, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas prices surge past $4-a-gallon in Portola Valley

With Mideast unrest fueling a surge in oil prices, premium gas surpassed the $4-a-gallon mark at Portola Valley Fuel in Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 1722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man pleads 'no contest' in sexual assault at the British Bankers Club

Moises Rojas, 26, pleaded no contest Monday (Feb. 28) to being an accessory to sexual assault at the British Bankers Club...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by , on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2562 Views

WOODSIDE

Masquerading 'utility workers' are suspects in Woodside burglary, sheriff's deputies say

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by ladera neighbor, on Mar 2, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 3495 Views

MENLO PARK

MP Transportation Commisioner Katherine Strehl Should Step Down Due to Major HSR Conflict of Interest

Katherine Strehl, appointed transportation commissioner in April 2010, started working for HSR's pubic relations firm a month...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ray Mueller, on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 20 comments | 7417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - 2/27/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 Paris Wife Paula McLain 2 Palo Alto James Franco 3 Swamplandia Karen Russell 4 West Of Here Jonathan...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Hidden' earthquake faults underlie Peninsula

The San Andreas fault might be the iconic expression of the shifting tectonic plates sliding deep beneath Bay Area residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 1, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 25461 Views

ATHERTON

Homebound Delivery Program

The Atherton Library is pleased to introduce its new Homebound Program. The start date of this program will be March 15,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1670 Views

MENLO PARK

Beechwood School teacher honored for work in music and dramatics

Emilee Getter, a music and drama teacher at Beechwood School in Menlo Park, has been named by the San Mateo County Arts Commission...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by MENLO, on Mar 1, 2011 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 2007 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo mayor to swim clubs: Play nice

The water fight over pool time at the city's aquatics centers may dry up in one week. Team Sheeper and SOLO Aquatics have...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Masters Swimmer, on Feb 26, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 15 comments | 2047 Views
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