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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative ballot arguments released

The arguments that have been filling the air at city meetings for months are now officially on the Nov. 4 ballot. Those for...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:15 am | 83 comments | 2604 Views

ATHERTON

Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies

Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24)...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Ken Goldman, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments | 2142 Views

MENLO PARK

Back to School: Menlo Park district makes plans for new campus

As children in the Menlo Park City School District headed back to classes on Aug. 20, the district is moving ahead with...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 208 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Monte Rosa stop sign approval temporarily stopped

At Vice Mayor Catherine Carlton's request, the Menlo Park council last night tabled the question of whether to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 27 comments | 3145 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson Campaign Website Lists 2012 Endorsements?

Kelly Fergusson is still listing her 2012 campaign endorsements on her website. Why? Has anyone asked her 2012 endorsers...

Original post made by Voter on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 71 Views

AROUND TOWN

Programs at Atherton Library

Wednesday, August 27 at 6:30 pm- Sensational Summer Salads. A cooking demonstration and nutrition Q and A for adults. Thursday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 40 Views

FICTION

Obama, Socialist-in-Chief, destroys the Free Market

S&P 500 TRADES ABOVE 2,000 POINTS FOR FIRST TIME "NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market has reached another milestone as the...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by mitt romney, on Aug 25, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 102 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than 500 riders turn out for Tour de Menlo

More than 500 bicycle riders from all over the Bay Area participated the 10th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride on Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 748 Views

MENLO PARK

East Palo Alto woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murder

An East Palo Alto woman has received 15 years to life in prison after a 2011 high-speed chase that led to the death of her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by my friend, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 563 Views

MENLO PARK

Time to elect a new Council

The candidates for the Council election in Nov have now been listed and their ballot statements can be read at: http://www.menlopark.org/830/Candidates-for-City-Council Look...

Original post made by we need a new council on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jym Clendenin, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 19 comments | 366 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Reports: Multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said it has received reports of multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 25, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 982 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: New bright green bike lanes on Middlefield near Marsh

Bright green paint and new pavement markings reminding motorists to share the road with cyclists can now be seen on both...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Joan Hebert, on Aug 25, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 8 comments | 1555 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Bigger isn't always better: Menlo Park's zoning wars

The polarization in Menlo Park is not between pro-development and anti-development contingents, but between those who support...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 65 comments | 1355 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three of five candidates want to change healthcare district

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District in the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Doug Radtke, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 13 comments | 1675 Views

WOODSIDE

Speed Trap

On Wednesday August 20th while driving from my home in Atherton to my office in San Francisco, I was pulled over by a motor...

Original post made by Tom Newon on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

College district puts $388 million bond measure on November ballot

The San Mateo County Community College District is going back to voters and asking them to approve a large bond measure for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 25, 2014 at 10:24 am | 12 comments | 1497 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'If I Stay'

"Romance novels" function on idealization, including fulfilling a teen's yen for drama -- any kind of drama -- to alleviate...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 25, 2014 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 406 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Compensation of Healthcare District Directors

***************Compensation of Healthcare District Directors************* _____A recent action increasing compensation of...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 24, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 349 Views

AROUND TOWN

6.1 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.1 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 24, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 759 Views

OTHER TOPICS

6.1 earthquake at 3:20:44 A.M. 8/24

This one rattled the sliding glass doors on my bedroom. I'm waiting for the aftershock. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by not in town, on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 109 Views
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