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AROUND TOWN

A tribute to Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Longtime Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks died in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply as...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Wayne Newson, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:21 am | 19 comments | 4882 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park business development manager leaving

Menlo Park has announced that the city's business development manager, Dave Johnson, will leave his post on Dec. 2. Mr....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Nov 14, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 19 comments | 1609 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park's failure as a Lead Agency

The City of Menlo Park has taken the responsibility as the Lead Agency for the environmental impact review of the proposed...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 14, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 19 comments | 3773 Views

MENLO PARK

Kirsten Keith says so long to Menlo Park

Check out the bottom of the candidate roster below https://www.shapethefuture.org/documents/dynamic/candidaterosterweb.pdf Looks...

Original post made by BigBobSmith on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by old timer, on Feb 9, 2012 at 7:08 am | 19 comments | 1867 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Can two counties work together on Alpine trail?

The chance for San Mateo County to take $10.4 million from Stanford University to repair an Alpine Road trail is gone, but...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by GOOD POINT, on Feb 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 19 comments | 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks public comment on plastic-bag ban

With the support of most city and town governments in San Mateo County, the Department of Environmental Health Services is...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on May 1, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 19 comments | 1914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Morantes is best choice for supervisor

Thank you for your story last week covering the San Mateo County supervisor race. I believe Memo Morantes appears to be the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 30, 2012 at 11:02 pm | 19 comments | 2048 Views

MENLO PARK

Piraino named Portola Valley superintendent

Carol Piraino, who has scrambled over the last five months to keep the district functional during the crisis resulting from...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by very disappointed too, on Jul 1, 2012 at 6:54 pm | 19 comments | 2201 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton postpones budget discussion

As the hour grew late while the agenda remained long on Wednesday (June 20), the Atherton Town Council decided to call it...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 19 comments | 1610 Views

MENLO PARK

Funds OK'd to speed up Hillview rebuild

With crews working overtime to complete the rebuilding of Hillview Middle School before the first day of school, the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 19 comments | 1414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should supervisor candidates run countywide?

Voters in San Mateo County will have another chance in November to decide whether to change how the five supervisors who...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 19 comments | 2792 Views

ATHERTON

Charges fly as mailers hit Atherton mailboxes

Atherton residents should probably be forgiven if they were confused by a flurry of last-minute campaign materials they received...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by More questions on facts, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 1730 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire trucks in Menlo Park to go paperless

Firefighters often have reading to do as they're heading to a situation. It could be a hazardous materials spill or a fire...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 19 comments | 1688 Views

MENLO PARK

Warrants served in Menlo Park fraud case

The Menlo Park Police Department would like you to know they served two search warrants on Thursday (Nov. 15), but that's...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:00 am | 19 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes OK 11% raise for county manager

As of Dec. 23, John Maltbie, the interim county manager for San Mateo County government since November 2011, will take over...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 13, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 19 comments | 1603 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bans plastic bags at checkout

Earth Day (April 22) will see the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park. The City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 25, 2013 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 2522 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council gets earful from Belle Haven

Although enveloped by Menlo Park city limits, the Belle Haven neighborhood often has a hard time identifying with neighborhoods...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 21, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 4972 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President Obama has had a tough week

This week will mark the 37th time House Republicans have tried to repeal Obamacare. If Republicans really wanted to do away...

Original post made by Potomac Fever on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by C Parker, on May 22, 2013 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 3553 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Subcommittee delivers update on Stanford-Arrillaga project on El Camino Real

When last we heard from the Menlo Park council on the proposed eight-acre Stanford-Arrillaga project, a subcommittee had...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 23, 2013 at 10:57 am | 19 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park red-light cameras under scrutiny

Menlo Park transportation commissioners saw red, then gasped as they watched video footage of drivers running red lights...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 2954 Views
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