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AROUND TOWN

Letter: Cargill development is a Menlo Park issue

When a mini-city is proposed for the wetlands adjoining Menlo Park's Bayfront Park, the proposal becomes an issue for Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1462 Views

MENLO PARK

Despite state's troubles, Menlo Park eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by hr, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 10 comments | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving a life, all in a day's work for Evan Carlton

The story could have ended in so many different ways, few of them good. But as it stands, the life of a grandfather was saved...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1480 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Watch: City to sell $10-$12 million in park, recreation bonds

The city of Menlo Park is poised to issue between $10 million and $12 million in bonds to finance improvements to parks and...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Prediction, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of May 31st, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Help - Kathryn Stockett 2 Scarecrow - Michael Connelly 3 Language Of Bees - Laurie King 4 Tea Time...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1450 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: A top sales tax producer folds

As the city of Menlo Park worries about the potential departure of Sun Microsystems, another of the city's top sales tax...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by dc, on May 31, 2009 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 1582 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Lack of transparency at Atherton council meeting

Transparency is a popular word in the political arena all across the country. I cannot speak for the entire U.S.A., but I...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Thelma, on May 30, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 1864 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three arrested on burglary charges

Sheriff's deputies arrested three men in connection with three early morning burglaries in Redwood City and Menlo Park after...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Redwood City Resident, on May 30, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest raises stakes in looming court battle with high school district

Everest Public High School is seeking to add $2.3 million to the payout from the high school district if Everest sues the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Summit Prep Mom, on May 30, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 20 comments | 1944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton's financial meltdown

I am highly familiar with Atherton's financial condition and financial trends. The Town government must explore alternative...

Original post made by al on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Move to the Sheriff, on May 29, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

MENLO PARK

MP Seeking To Bridge Budget Gap Via Police Ticketing Frenzy?

OK, I guess the "Big Brother" red-light-photo money-makers aren't bringing in enough funds to bridge the city's budget gap,...

Original post made by That Red-Light Flashing Now Means Ka-Ching! on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Does of reality, on May 29, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 33 comments | 2761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amici's pizzeria opens today in Menlo Park

Menlo Park diners will soon see for themselves if Amici's East Coast Pizzeria is really "The best pizza east of New York,"...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Geography Time, on May 29, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 4 comments | 1594 Views

MENLO PARK

Amici's pizzeria to open May 11 in Menlo Park

Menlo Park diners will soon see for themselves if Amici's East Coast Pizzeria is really "The best pizza east of New York,"...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Not NY pizza, on May 29, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 5 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrestling sisters compete for national berth

Menlo College senior Katherine Fulp-Allen and Menlo College grad Sara Fulp-Allen hope to compete for the United States on...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1511 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Should Menlo Park continue to operate child care center?

Given the heat of the current divisive debate, it is time for the Menlo Park City Council to make a decision on whether to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on May 28, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

ATHERTON

Another Lawsuit for Atherton

Police Officer Pilar Ortiz Buckley has filed suit against Atherton for failing to protect her from a hostile work environment. Deatails...

Original post made by Mr. Varden on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by mad max, on May 28, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 9 comments | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Valley's Emotional Landscape, Exhibit of Works by Robert C. Schick at CSMA's Mohr Gallery

Visit Mohr Gallery from June 8 - July 26, 2009 to see the exhibition of works on paper by Mountain View artist Robert C....

Original post made by CSMA on May. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1335 Views

SPORTS

Menlo rolls to NorCal tennis championship

It should have been an exciting time for members of the Menlo School boys' tennis team, when they wrapped up the program's...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on May 28, 2009 at 11:24 am | 3 comments | 2210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What should city do about child care?

As Menlo Park works to cut its subsidy of the city-run child care center in the Civic Center complex, it's become clear to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent at MCC, on May 28, 2009 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1826 Views

OTHER TOPICS

California in an 'unprecedented' fiscal crisis

"It's grim. There's no other word for it," State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, summed up the economic catastrophe California...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on May 28, 2009 at 6:19 am | 1 comment | 1724 Views
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