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AROUND TOWN

Three emergencies leave two men dead, snarl traffic

Three emergencies dramatically slowed north-south traffic through Redwood City and Atherton on Friday, including two incidents...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by What a ... , on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 20 comments | 20037 Views

MENLO PARK

Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Menlo Park

Train #258 struck and killed a pedestrian north of the Encinal Avenue crossing in Menlo Park around 4:22 p.m. Monday, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joe67, on Oct 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 20 comments | 8454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air pilots trying different strategy to mitigate noise

Pilots flying Surf Air planes into the San Carlos Airport have begun trial use of a visual approach technique in an attempt...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Bertha Rodriguez, on Jun 4, 2014 at 9:14 am | 20 comments | 7867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Libertarian party is holding a meeting Feb 21 on "Corruption in San Mateo County"

The San Mateo County Libertarian Party is hosting a talk called "Corruption in San Mateo County" Friday, February 21,...

Original post made by Everyone welcome on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:19 am | 20 comments | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

18-year-old woman shot and killed by deputy

An 18-year-old woman was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy in San Mateo County on Tuesday night, a sheriff's spokeswoman...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 1, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 20 comments | 4763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton residents replace lawn with artificial turf

A local couple who replaced 8,500-square-feet of lawn with artificial turf hope their water-saving move will inspire other...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 9:42 am | 20 comments | 2816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship

Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 20 comments | 4278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Planning Commission looks at medical office cap

The council's recommendation to cap medical office space within the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan area at 33,000...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Planning Commissioner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:39 pm | 20 comments | 1503 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may study El Camino lane reduction

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to vote on Wednesday (Oct. 15) on authorizing a study of the effects of reducing from...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Oct 15, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 20 comments | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park cops to get big pay raise

Menlo Park police officers are set to get a 25 percent pay increase over the next three years. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by J, on Apr 15, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 2799 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Andy Cohen to seek re-election to City Council

Menlo Park Mayor Andy Cohen has announced his intent to run for a second term on the City Council. Mr. Cohen is the first...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Make Some Decisions, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:43 pm | 19 comments | 2449 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights county club fireworks show sparks dispute

For five years, Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park has put on a July Fourth fireworks show for its members,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Worried about fire danger, on Jun 24, 2008 at 12:22 am | 19 comments | 3309 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Got Greed? Government & Corporate America at their worst

With the latest news of another government bailout in the financial sector, three things become clear: Corporate leaders,...

Original post made by Richard V on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Gato Gordo, on Sep 22, 2008 at 2:52 pm | 19 comments | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: A strong resistance to Proposition 4

No matter how you feel about abortion, if you care about teen safety, you should vote no on Proposition 4. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by killer, on Oct 23, 2008 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 2174 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman pushes for ban on smoking in condos, apartments

Barbara Franklin has become a regular presence at Menlo Park City Council meetings, delivering her insistent message to council...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kayce, on Mar 11, 2010 at 12:01 am | 19 comments | 2370 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: What happened to city's cooperative spirit?

In this era of change and hope that we are experiencing on the national level, it is sad that, once again, Menlo Park resorts...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 6, 2009 at 8:26 am | 19 comments | 1984 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City should reinstate summary minutes

Until it is important to find out in a hurry what happened at a City Council meeting, the difference between "summary" and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 am | 19 comments | 1742 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proposes measures to reduce projected $1.8 million deficit; readers weigh in

With Menlo Park facing the prospect of a $1.8 million deficit, city staff has recommended a number of stopgap measures that...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by daily post, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 19 comments | 1994 Views

MENLO PARK

What's it take to form a new county?

As Palo Alto deals with its obvious lack of representation from south Santa Clara County representatives, and Menlo Park...

Original post made by thinking about representation on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by the one-eyed king, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 19 comments | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools must face the music

Changes are ahead for the music program in the Menlo Park City School District. The district's four music teachers are increasingly...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Carol T, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 19 comments | 2010 Views
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