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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 | 4699 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 | 2421 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 | 1511 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys, girls tune up for tourneys with wins

Wednesday's prep roundup: The Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo team lost eight players, including its starting goalie,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by SHP mom, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 3546 Views

FICTION

Sometimes you can fight City Hall

When Menlo Park badminton fans discovered that floor plans for the new $11.5-million Arrillaga gym off Alma Street did not...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Badminton, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 5943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain wants high-speed rail to start locally

Caltrain has joined a growing swell of Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed-rail system. But Caltrain isn't...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by TrainIsComing, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 1771 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed rail chalks up legal win

Even as news spread of a fresh lawsuit against high-speed rail, the beleaguered rail authority announced the dismissal of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by who's paying for this?, on Sep 24, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 14 comments | 1882 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Menlo Park 'State of City' speech

In case residents are in withdrawal for lack of a regular City Council meeting this week, they can attend Mayor Rich Cline's...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Who did this?, on Sep 24, 2010 at 5:05 pm | 8 comments | 1698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: World Affairs Council in Atherton

Professor Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies at Stanford University, will be the guest speaker at the kickoff event...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1501 Views

MENLO PARK

Daytime burglars ransack Willows neighborhood

Describing the crime spree as "unprecedented," Menlo Park police met with Willows residents on Wednesday to discuss a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Wow, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 1740 Views

WOODSIDE

25 bicyclists cited for running stop sign

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies cited 25 bicyclists on charges of failing to come to a stop at a busy intersection in...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:47 am | 173 comments | 29424 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure T opposition solidifies

Being out of office doesn't mean you're out of politics in Menlo Park. A group of former council members and commissioners...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by E.D., on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 49 comments | 3172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1924 Views

AROUND TOWN

County counsel to retire from 'dream job'

San Mateo County Counsel Michael Murphy, who has held the post since August 2007, has announced he will retire from the position...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 23, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1781 Views

WOODSIDE

Analysis: Stop signs and cyclists: is there an answer?

When a knot of 30 or 40 or even 100 bicyclists passes through Portola Valley and Woodside, as happens regularly, the cyclists...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Holy Cow Batman, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 2215 Views

ATHERTON

Foster brothers expect to be back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by David Henig, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1430 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City manager Jerry Gruber has given his resignation

I guess the rumors were true Jerry was looking for another job. He has accepted a position with the Cambria Community Services...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stop signs and cyclists: is there an answer?

When a knot of 30 or 40 or even 100 bicyclists passes through Portola Valley and Woodside, as happens regularly, the cyclists...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:07 am | 49 comments | 3367 Views

SPORTS

Vikings Pop Warner football: week 3

<I>This report is from Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park, a player on the Junior Midgets Vikings team. He is an eighth-grader at...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 3645 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Shop Local' aims to boost business, shopping

A new program to connect shoppers from Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton with local businesses is launching...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 1977 Views
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