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AROUND TOWN

Driver arrested for homicide in fatal crash

A 25-year-old East Palo Alto woman has been arrested for the death of her friend after a fatal car crash on June 17. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1271 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. 1271 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 1, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 1270 Views

MENLO PARK

Walgreens: One-stop shop for sundries... and alcohol?

Next time you stop at Walgreens, you might be able to pick up a six-pack to go with that aspirin. The drugstore has asked...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 10, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 6 comments | 1270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Town official departs abruptly

The staff at Town Hall in Portola Valley is one person smaller with the abrupt departure of Assistant Town Manager Janet...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne , on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1270 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Nicholas Targ honored for environmental justice work

The American Bar Association has recognized Portola Valley resident Nicholas Targ, an attorney with the international law...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Open Space Supporter, on Aug 12, 2013 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1270 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park property owners organize to oppose plan for downtown area

A group of downtown property owners that opposes the city of Menlo Park's long-term plans for its downtown area now has a...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by roxie, on May 19, 2010 at 12:32 am | 5 comments | 1269 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire board to appoint Ohtaki successor

With Peter Ohtaki departing the Menlo Park fire district board to take a seat on the Menlo Park City Council, the fire board...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 30, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 4 comments | 1269 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 | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 6/26/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 State of Wonder - Ann Patchett 2 Paris Wife - Paula McLain 3 Smokin’ 17 - Janet Evanovich 4 Orientation...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

College graduate

Glenn W.K. Shelton of Menlo Park graduated from Humboldt State University in December with a bachelor of science degree in...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dianne Blake, on Jan 25, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1269 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to fund five more Habitat homes

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved providing funding to help Habitat for Humanity buy and renovate...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skyline motorcycle crash victim identified

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash on southbound state Highway 35 Saturday afternoon (June 26) has been identified as...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1268 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County extends spraying moratorium

San Mateo County will extend a moratorium on spraying herbicides along 315-miles of county-maintained roads until March 13...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on Mar 9, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1268 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo studies service cuts, tax hikes

What to cut and how to cut remains the focus of the Menlo Park City Council, which will hold a study session Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 31, 2012 at 11:14 am | 8 comments | 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI probe in Atherton

What happened to that alleged probe? It's been nearly 2 years since it was first claimed that the FBI opened an investigation...

Original post made by Anony on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by caddy, on Aug 14, 2012 at 6:53 am | 7 comments | 1268 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council passes 'healthy outlook' budget

Higher-than-expected property tax revenue and the effects of whittling down spending over the last few years have led to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by look north, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 1268 Views

ATHERTON

What should be the residency requirement for Council members?

At present the residency requirement for Council members is ambiguous and not precisely defined in local, county or state...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A commemoration for Bill Lane

As the Portola Valley community mourns the passing of Bill Lane, I would like to share a personal account of how his supportive...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views
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