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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 | 1401 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 | 1587 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 | 2100 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 | 2820 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bill guaranteeing polling stations becomes law

A bill that guarantees California voters have a place in which to vote on Election Day has been signed into law by Gov. Arnold...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 18, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1695 Views

MENLO PARK

Local athletes qualify for national JO track and field

The competition was as hot as the weather, but a handful of local track and field athletes survived both during the Region...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by MENLO, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1503 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Emerald Lake: Another mountain lion spotted

A mountain lion was seen feeding in the Emerald Lake Hills area Monday night - the third such sighting in the area this...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Renee F., on Jul 21, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Renegotiate labor contracts for garbage service

Garbage rates for Menlo Park have increased dramatically in recent years, rising 18 percent in 2009 and 28 percent in 2010. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by A voter who has changed her mind., on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1217 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

The Atherton Town Council and staff posed for this photograph in 1952. From left, they are: City Clerk Howard Boren, council...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 23, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1679 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Those were the days

Unfortunately we don't know what kind of program these Portola Valley youngsters presented in 1924, although it surely was...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 2895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire destroys vehicle, carport

A fire in a carport at 1452 San Antonio Ave. in Menlo Park destroyed the vehicle parked there, the carport, and nearby facilities...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Solomon, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1588 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail officials head for D.C. with survey

California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are traveling to the nation's capital this week to drum up federal support...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 29, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1755 Views

MENLO PARK

InMenlo first anniversary photo exhibit at Cafe Zoe

Join us in celebrating InMenlo's one-year anniversary at a reception on Thursday, Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Cafe Zoe....

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Chris Gulker, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Third Homicide in One Week

Is it because news of crime in our vicinity is a subject which might upset our locals, or is it that it just is not dignified. According...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Msmarple, on Jul 31, 2010 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Free showing of 'Supersize Me'

The Little House Activity Center in Menlo Park will have a free showing of the film, "Supersize Me," at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by great movie, on Aug 2, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 1586 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Library's future may be in the park

The quaint little building at 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane has done the town of Atherton yeoman service since its construction...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by LLBB, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

WOODSIDE

Senate confirms new U.S. attorney

The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed San Francisco attorney Melinda Haag as the new U.S. attorney for the Northern District...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 6, 2010 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 2310 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First-time homebuyers can still cash in

California residents have just over a week left to apply to the state's first-time buyer tax credit program, the Franchise...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 7, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 1513 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Stem cells and their potential

Stem cells hold a promise of "enormous potential" for healing, says Dr. Jill Helms, a surgery professor and stem cell researcher...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by , on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 1852 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vendor blamed for missing voter guides

State leaders in Sacramento have unearthed clues partly explaining why some voters in San Mateo County were left empty-handed...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Always Suspicious, on Aug 9, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 1545 Views
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