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AROUND TOWN

County Supervisors Approved 3% raise to Sheriff Deputies.

For those residents who don't know it the deputies contract includes a 1% higher pay clause. The raises will cost the county...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Home Sick Today, on Apr 26, 2011 at 11:55 am | 43 comments | 2286 Views

MENLO PARK

Updated: Menlo fire board gains two newcomers

As of 1 a.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 9), a razor-thin margin separated the two top vote-getters in the election for two open seats...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Let's move forward, on Nov 10, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 43 comments | 2481 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents denied appeal to change school districts

Woodside residents who wanted to have their two streets on the edge of Menlo Park and Redwood City transferred from the Redwood...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Trip, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 43 comments | 3088 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may cut staff compensation

The mayor calls it a wrap-up. The police union is calling it revenge. As the Atherton City Council meets on Nov. 28 for the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:37 am | 43 comments | 6293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto may sell school land to developer

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange many acres of property -- including its...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Zip, on May 5, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 43 comments | 2166 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Commission to review specific plan

Those demanding that Menlo Park review the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan can take heart -- the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 43 comments | 4367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire district: Carpenter, Bernstein, Ianson elected

Three candidates who had run as a slate in opposition to two union-supported candidates were elected Tuesday to seats on...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2013 at 11:58 am | 43 comments | 3513 Views

MENLO PARK

Off the Grid food trucks may come to Menlo

Off the Grid, a highly popular Bay Area food truck gathering, might set up shop in Menlo Park this year. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 8, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 43 comments | 4288 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves specific plan changes

Menlo Park now allows less medical office space within the boundaries of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, following...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 43 comments | 2774 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Construction starts on controversial Little League field

Upgrades to the Little League baseball field in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park are underway, with the league hoping to be...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Dec 3, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 43 comments | 4397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Defense attorney accuses DA of vendetta in prosecution of sheriff's deputy

The attorney for a former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy accused in 2014 in a jail smuggling case and last week in a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:10 am | 43 comments | 4869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dutch Goose racing to finish ADA improvements

Businesses up and down the Peninsula are getting to know one customer by name. A San Jose resident has filed lawsuits for...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by straight talk, on Jun 27, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 43 comments | 9189 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans next steps to improve rail crossing safety

People disagree on whether railroad tracks should be elevated above the street or buried underground in Menlo Park, and whether...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Carab1n3r, on Mar 29, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 43 comments | 3385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: O'Connor Street transfer request denied by county committee

Residents of Menlo Park's O'Connor Street who want to move their 31 homes from the Ravenswood to Menlo Park school district...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 43 comments | 3019 Views

MENLO PARK

Cars gone wild: Menlo Park trial street barriers lead to unusual driving

After Menlo Park installed barriers to limit turns at the Ravenswood Avenue and Alma Street intersection, some drivers apparently...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 27, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 43 comments | 5088 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo shares details of health care proposal

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, talked about the need for health care reform, the status of the current proposals and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Get your head out of the sand, on Sep 1, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 42 comments | 3533 Views

ATHERTON

Was councilwoman's house built lawfully?

The question has been raised, publicly and emotionally, for at least two years: Did Atherton City Councilwoman Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 42 comments | 15053 Views

MENLO PARK

Police commander pay bump passes on split vote

Although City Manager Glen Rojas characterized it as a restructuring instead of a pay raise, the end result of a 3-2 vote...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 20, 2011 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 2763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board endorsements make strange bedfellows

You'd expect unions to get along with pension reform advocates about as well as cats get along with water. But this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 42 comments | 136038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

Update: For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by An old engineer, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:52 am | 42 comments | 5413 Views
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