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AROUND TOWN

San Carlos to pursue hybrid fire department

The San Carlos City Council voted unanimously Monday night to begin negotiations with Redwood City to create a hybrid...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers make big difference at Eastside College Prep

As students head back to classes at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto this fall, so do close to 60 volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 8, 2011 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: New member appointed to architecture review panel

Woodside resident Maggie Mah Johnson, a member of the town's Trails Committee and an equestrian, is now a member of the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1262 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton and Facebook: Friends at last

It appears that all's well and friendly between the town of Atherton and its new neighbor, Facebook, after a period of disagreement...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 1262 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why did Sequoia Healthcare District give $102,500 to Star Vista?

Star Vista, formerly Youth and Family Enrichment Services (name change courtesy of $55,000 pro bono services of the Taproot...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Got milk? Car thief on the lam steals soy milk

Running from the police makes a man thirsty. When Menlo Park officers caught up with Valentin Arias Jimenez, they discovered...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Shaping the West

It's a safe bet that few can now say what these four things have in common: asparagus, the sliding glass door, a wilderness...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie Mytels, on Apr 12, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1262 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Depot to fund 44 El Camino Real trees

Home Depot has provided a grant that will fund the planting of 44 London Plane trees along El Camino Real in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Downtowner, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dogs graduate from inmate training program

Four dogs graduated from a unusual inmate training program in Redwood City this week and are ready to be adopted, shelter...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 20, 2011 at 3:02 pm | 3 comments | 1261 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Right decision to defend Measure L

We are happy to see the City Council stand with the Menlo Park voters who approved Measure L last November by agreeing to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 24, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 6 comments | 1261 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A Texan proposes a solution to Welfare abuse

The following was published in the Waco Herald Tribune, November 18, 2010 and posted at http://picklyman.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/from-the-waco-herald-tribune-november-18-2010/....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Tax would help Portola Valley schools

Officials at the two-school Portola Valley district have their hopes riding on a successful outcome of the Measure O election....

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by PV resident, on May 2, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 7 comments | 1261 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City defends use of redevelopment agencies

There is another side to redevelopment that is absent in Jennifer Bestor's Guest Opinion last week on redevelopment agencies...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Mar 24, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1260 Views

MENLO PARK

Excellent report by Menlo Park staff on public employee compensation

The City of Menlo Park staff has done a superb job in preparing the report "Presentation of Information Regarding Employee...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Apr. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1260 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Loses Police Dog Lotty in Tragedy

I was very sad to learn that Atherton Police Dog Lotty died recently due to ingesting a poisonous plant. This is a terrible...

Original post made by St. Francis of Assisi on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 24, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 1260 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Young Voice (2), on Apr 21, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 1260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trust -- at what cost?

Why would a man who is trusted, admired and looked up to by his community betray them? That question is now being asked by...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 1, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Don Horsley...Independent Oversight Board

Don Horsley said in an article by the SMDJ today titled "County figuring out how to spend new tax money" part of the undertaking...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1260 Views

ATHERTON

Scheduling Council Meetings

A closed session council meeting for John Johns' litigation was announced Saturday for this Monday. I imagine all council...

Original post made by Columbo on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:35 am | 6 comments | 1259 Views
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