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AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: Cafe was behind on maintenance

Human nature was a culprit in the June 16 fire in Cafe Silan on Santa Cruz Avenue that put the 11-year-old restaurant out...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by ginger, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 2043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury: school districts need to improve effectiveness of school bond oversight

School districts in San Mateo County need to do a better job of recruiting and training members for committees that provide...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 3205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property tax revenue decline - it is now official

(Redwood City, CA) Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Assessor, signed the 2010-11 Property Assessment Roll on June 30, 2010,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 10 comments | 1495 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Red light cameras court controversy

Drivers tagged by Menlo Park's four red light cameras during the past year may want to keep an eye on the latest court rulings. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Henry99, on Jul 14, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 2334 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley to weigh in on Stanford hospital project

Should there be a traffic light at Alpine Road at the Interstate 280 northbound off-ramp? It is one of several questions...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 3969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celtic Music tonight at Atherton Library

Wednesday, July 14th at 7 pm. Celtic singer and songwriter Mary McLaughlin will be performing with the breathtaking harp...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday Family Storytime at Atherton Library

Saturday, July 17 at 11 AM, join us for storytime for all ages. Stories, rhymes, and a simple craft/coloring provided. 2...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2876 Views

ATHERTON

Carlson says he will run for another term on council

As the candidate filing period for the Nov. 2 election opens, at least one incumbent, Jerry Carlson, has stated his intention...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ugh, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:05 am | 1 comment | 1688 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 3513 Views

MENLO PARK

Candidate filing period opens

Local voters, especially in Menlo Park and Atherton, will have some key governing body seats to fill and issues to face when...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Vlad Sanchez, on Jul 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

MENLO PARK

Retail development lawsuit nears end?

The legal tangle surrounding an office/retail development project at 1300 El Camino Real may clear up when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Inquiry, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1489 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire in fireplace may have ignited shake roof

A "little roof fire" reported at 12:35 p.m. Monday, July 12, at a one-story home on Lawler Ranch Road in Woodside took firefighters...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 2688 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12-year-old all-stars go down fighting

Menlo-Atherton's mercurial all-star campaign came to an end on Friday, just as shortstop Arnaud Laprais was starting to get...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - July 11, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 2 Forget Sorrow Belle Yang 3 Spies Of The Balkans Alan...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jul. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1685 Views

ATHERTON

Furth Releases Jerry Carlson Conflict of Interest Report

Wynn Furth issued a report on whether Jerry Carlson violated California Fair Political Practices Commission Regulations as...

Original post made by firefly on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by innocent bystander, on Jul 12, 2010 at 11:46 am | 35 comments | 2518 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton appoints new police lieutenant

Sgt. Joe Wade begins a new phase of his 11-year career with the Atherton Police Department on July 11, when he assumes the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by right on, on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:01 am | 19 comments | 2553 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Hearing on cell phone tower

The Portola Valley Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for Wednesday, July 7, on a proposal from T-Mobile...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 11, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 3303 Views

ATHERTON

Who do elected officials work for?

An attorney, acting on behalf of the Town of Atherton, has written a letter to a citizen informing him that an elected...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:00 am | 7 comments | 1996 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Promotes Police Lieutenant from Within

In a little heralded press release dated July 1, Atherton announced that Sergeant Joe Wade had been promoted to be Police...

Original post made by Inspector Erskine on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by e.grimley, on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:20 am | 3 comments | 1524 Views

ATHERTON

Supervisor Church to step down in January

San Mateo County District 1 Supervisor Mark Church announced Tuesday (July 6) he will step down from the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by e.grimley, on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:07 am | 4 comments | 1990 Views
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