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AROUND TOWN

Waste Watchers: A website designed to shine light on government abuse

SFGate Article: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/08/MNL6195H58.DTL&tsp=1 Waste Watchers Website:...

Original post made by Joanna on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Joanna, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rojas renegotiates loan: City manager having trouble paying city

the Daily Post has scooped all other local newspapers with this story that came out on Wednesday May 26, 2010 In the article...

Original post made by Joanna on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 30 comments | 1926 Views

MENLO PARK

City Manager [Rojas] wants loan extension

The Daily Post has yet again scooped all other local papers with the article titled, "City manager wants loan extension." The...

Original post made by Joanna on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by new guy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:46 am | 5 comments | 1156 Views

MENLO PARK

77 Menlo Park Employees make over $100,000!

Daily Post! Daily Post! Read all about it! Today's Daily Post lists salaries for Menlo Park employees. City Manager...

Original post made by Joanna on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 32 comments | 1759 Views

MENLO PARK

City Hall Email Used for Politics: Messages give behind-the-scenes view of campaigns

http://imgur.com/kO803.gif Read the article written by David DeBolt of the Daily Post today....

Original post made by Joanna on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2010 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 1309 Views

MENLO PARK

Decision on charges near against Kelly Fergusson

From today's Daily Post: An aritlce by David DeBolt Excerpt: A criminal investigation into whether Menlo Park Councilwoman...

Original post made by Joanna on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 29, 2011 at 8:02 am | 14 comments | 1257 Views

MENLO PARK

Jerry Brown signs ban on open-carry of handguns

The San Francisco Chronicle wrote this article: Jerry Brown signs ban on open-carry of handguns Gov. Jerry Brown has...

Original post made by Joanna on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Oct 13, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1100 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Is there a mental illness reporting center?

Hello everyone and Happy Holidays! Here is the background information for my question: I have a neighbor who may have...

Original post made by Joanne on Dec. 17, 2006
Last comment by Jenna, on Jan 24, 2007 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 3447 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Woods in the 40's and 50's

I am currently researching the Los Trancos Woods of the past. My family had a summer home in LTW during the 40's and...

Original post made by JoAnne on Mar. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3331 Views

MENLO PARK

Another accident at Watkins and El Camino

There was another two vehicle accident at Watkins abd El Camino at 4pm Thursday afternoon 1/3/2008. What kind of traffic...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:38 pm | 6 comments | 2663 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The bells, my God, the bells!

Is anyone else aware of the severely out-of-tune qualities of the recorded bells that emanate several times a day from the...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by laughing, on Jan 29, 2008 at 3:31 pm | 11 comments | 2714 Views

MENLO PARK

Goats on benches

The photo of a goat peacefully resting on a bench at Sharon Hills Park has its bucolic aspects, but we who live here want...

Original post made by Joe on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on May 30, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 6 comments | 2403 Views

FICTION

The search for bigfoot goes on

A prominent researcher in the search for Bigfoot works out of Menlo Park. My immediate question: why Menlo Park? I think...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:05 pm | 7 comments | 4165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arnie Duncan on California's education system

According to a report from the nonprofit EdSource, Education Secretary Arnie Duncan, in talking in June about $4 billion...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1812 Views

MENLO PARK

Ambient noise in Menlo Park

Manhattan, as anyone who has stayed overnight there knows, has its garbage trucks. It's a constant din. The trade-off, of...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 2, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The time may be right for fireworks on Labor Day ...

though not this Labor Day. Given the pathetic state of this economy, the dim prospects for recovery and the equally dim...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1266 Views

FICTION

The story of Oscar (who was not a grouch)

Oscar padded across the field, his feet leaving tracks in the patches of dust and short grass, his ears alert to the noises...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 31, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1747 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 2775 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama throws Boeing under the Airbus

Obama threw Boeing under the Airbus. The recess appointment of a former union lawyer to the NLRB when he could not be confirmed...

Original post made by John Galt on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Karl Marx, on Jun 19, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 1660 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia HCD monitors Town Square Forum

Posts on other topics in this forum have triggered in my mind an obvious instance of misappropriation of public funds. Don...

Original post made by John J. \"Jack\" Hickey on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:48 am | 1 comment | 1459 Views
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Cho's, beloved dim sum spot, to reopen in Los Altos
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 5,857 views

Why I Became Active in Palo Alto Forward
By Steve Levy | 12 comments | 2,280 views

Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,890 views

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 22 comments | 1,068 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 404 views