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AROUND TOWN

Firefighters sue over overtime, extra trips

Surprised is how Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District said he felt upon learning that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 22, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 9 comments | 1470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes may put sales tax measure on ballot

Voters in San Mateo County may be asked to approve a quarter-cent increase in the countywide sales tax. The county Board...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:44 am | 9 comments | 1593 Views

ATHERTON

MORE CATS FOUND DEAD IN ATHERTON !

Last week I received a call from two different friends saying they found a dead cat in there back yard. Two cats in one week...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cat Lover, on Jul 27, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 1738 Views

MENLO PARK

Council begrudgingly approves legal settlement involving El Camino project

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) They were peeved and frustrated in doing so, but Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS2, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 2042 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council reverses itself on hotel tax

Menlo Park's hotel tax will remain as is for at least three more years after the City Council reversed itself last night...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 1637 Views

MENLO PARK

Hill hosts high-speed-rail bus tour

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=7169 posted Saturday, August 14, 2010, 10:40...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Richard V, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:20 am | 9 comments | 1228 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Disasters...Are We Prepared?

It seems that while we are concerned for some of the most mundane events, we have totally ignored what we would do in the...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by AREALSNOB, on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:26 am | 9 comments | 1799 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge tentatively decides not to reopen high-speed-rail lawsuit filed by Atherton, MP

After a judge tentatively decided Aug. 19 to not reopen a lawsuit filed against the high-speed rail authority by Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by GiveItUp, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 9 comments | 1735 Views

ATHERTON

Council OKs refund of road-impact fees

The Atherton City Council agreed Aug. 18 to refund about $427,000 in road-impact fees to builders who engaged in major home...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike McPherson, on Aug 29, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 1659 Views

MENLO PARK

Local firefighters help out in San Bruno

Local firefighters played a role in fighting the massive residential fire in San Bruno believed to have started with the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 14, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 9 comments | 1303 Views

ATHERTON

Censorship at Town Hall

I have been told by a reliable source that Atherton employees have been prohibited from reading or posting on this Town Square...

Original post made by John P Johns on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 9 comments | 1613 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council members endorse candidates

Current City Council members, up for re-election or not, are starting to choose their favorites among the six candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by the willows, on Sep 20, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Equestrians worry about culture, trail conflicts

Equestrians from Portola Valley and nearby communities seem nettled, in part by the prospect of students frequenting a trail...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Trail User, Parent, on Sep 22, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 2698 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail planners present proposal for downtown station in Redwood City

Engineers and program managers from the California High-Speed Rail Authority held a community meeting in Redwood City...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by PTail, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:11 am | 9 comments | 1551 Views

MENLO PARK

New leader in Menlo council campaign financing

The six Menlo Park City Council candidates again disclosed the state of their campaign finances this week, reporting donations...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Angelo Dundee, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 1230 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's Inability to Police Itself

There were a series of posts questioning the conduct of a former member of the Santa Clara County REACT Task force, who remains...

Original post made by Colorado Aspen on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by management consultant, on Oct 25, 2010 at 8:27 am | 9 comments | 1165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers re-bond in wake of 'Superman'

A "Band of Brothers/Sisters" effect is galvanizing teachers and staff at Woodside High School following the simply drawn...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 9 comments | 188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority officials investigated over trips

The state agency charged with ethics enforcement has launched an investigation into whether California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Rayofsunshine, on Nov 18, 2010 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 1653 Views

WOODSIDE

Lapdog killed by larger dog in Woodside

==B This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== While Woodside resident Linda Bleich was walking her two...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 9 comments | 2833 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo hit-and-run driver arrested

A 62-year-old Atherton woman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by D. Ravey, on Dec 11, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1404 Views
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