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PORTOLA VALLEY

Can huge quake and tsunami happen here?

"Everyone's nervous," said Sheldon Breiner (photo), a geophysicist at Stanford University and a resident of Portola Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Quaking in me green Irish boots..., on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 3429 Views

MENLO PARK

Red light cameras go live June 10 in Menlo Park

If the early data is any indicator, Menlo Park's new red-light photo enforcement program could add a lot of money to the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by shortyellow, on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 32 comments | 10122 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park raises garbage rates 7 percent

Menlo Park residents will be paying 7 percent more to throw things out, starting April 1. That translates into an additional...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 17, 2011 at 3:17 pm | 7 comments | 2579 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council agrees to lower proposed garbage rates

Garbage rates will go up in Atherton, but not as high as the town first proposed, the City Council decided Wednesday night....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested in connection with Caltrain attack

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of beating and robbing a man at the Redwood City Caltrain station last week,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by american nurse, on Mar 17, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 20 comments | 3049 Views

AROUND TOWN

UC Berkeley Ranks 4th Worldwide with Stanford Trailing in 5th Place

UC Berkeley took fourth place in a reputation ranking of universities worldwide published March 10 in Times Higher Education...

Original post made by Cal Grad on Mar. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1745 Views

AROUND TOWN

For a truly open discussion on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

Editor please leave this open to all posters including the non-registered or for the anonymous as some call us. For a truly...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 6 comments | 2419 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Top choices for city attorney post

An Atherton citizen advisory committee and an ad-hoc committee of two council members have made recommendations to the City...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Legal Scholar, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 13 comments | 2726 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Friday, March 18 at 7 PM: Movie Night featuring "Salt" (Rated PG-13, 100 minutes). Saturday, March 19 1-3 PM: Friends...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1736 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Responds to my PRA request

Many of you know, that as an Elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District, I have faced an uphill battle to gain access...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2007 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park grows while neighbors shrink

While Menlo Park's population grew by 4 percent during the past 10 years, neighboring towns Atherton, Portola Valley, and...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2058 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Soaring garbage rates back on council agenda

How should the Atherton City Council proceed with an inevitable garbage rate increase -- earlier proposed at 63 percent to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 2113 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great article on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

http://www.slate.com/id/2287739/pagenum/all/#p2 Two excerpts: " Anonymity has long been hailed as one of the founding...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 2467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Negotiating the school playground

Some will grow up to be masters of persuasion and savvy entrepreneurs. Others will mellow into more generous sorts. For now,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Dave Hadden, on Mar 14, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 3129 Views

ATHERTON

Ackley/PPG to Town of Atherton: I own it

The Atherton Town Council, led by Elizabeth Lewis and Jerry Carlson, has recruited Bill Widmer to form a new majority that...

Original post made by This wasn\'t supposed to happen on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 7231 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Clocks jump ahead Sunday

Daylight Savings Time starts Sunday. Stanford sleep experts offer tips for springing ahead. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8487...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by thanks!, on Mar 14, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 2007 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park should keep using the Goats

One budget cutting strategy Menlo Park City Council is being asked to approve next week is to save $5000 by reducing the...

Original post made by Roxie Rorapaugh on Mar. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2179 Views

MENLO PARK

Idea: Move Menlo Park Downtown to Belle Haven

Since the current Menlo Park downtown is full of NIMBYs, I think we should consider moving the downtown to Belle Haven. With...

Original post made by sadfsf on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by NotAChance, on Mar 12, 2011 at 9:45 pm | 27 comments | 4000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by David Bloom, on Mar 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1793 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Marche restaurant in Menlo Park is closing

Marche restaurant in Menlo Park, which had been named one of the top 25 restaurants in the Bay Area by Michelin Guide, will...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 12, 2011 at 11:18 am | 96 comments | 8958 Views
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