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MENLO PARK

City to buy, refurbish foreclosed homes

In an attempt to stave off blight brought about by a spate of foreclosures in the low-income Belle Haven neighborhood, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mossbie, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 1593 Views

MENLO PARK

Cities in no rush to meet housing mandates

California's effort to require cities to provide their "fair share" of housing gained some muscle last month when Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 8 comments | 1557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district eyes staff pay cuts

An additional $3 million in budget cuts could lead to a shorter school year, staff furloughs and higher health insurance...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Jul 10, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 2038 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park cops nab bike-napper

An item on Craigslist led to the arrest of a suspected bicycle thief, Menlo Park police said. An undercover officer arrested...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Kenneth Cantamout, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:35 am | 8 comments | 2433 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino development clears commission

Plans for a 110,000 square-foot, 40-foot-high building at the site of an abandoned auto dealership on El Camino Real have...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 1681 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Guest opinion: Jury report off base, councilwoman says

The 2009 San Mateo County Grand Jury report on county-wide employee costs addressed a serious problem facing fiduciary stewards...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alarmed, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 4913 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park council may OK office building at former Gaylord India restaurant site

A plan for a two-story office building on the east side of El Camino Real, near Buckthorn Way, could see approval from the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by blame Stanford, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 8 comments | 1550 Views

ATHERTON

A sweetheart deal

A $15,000 rase, a $400,000 low interest loan, a car allowance, indemnification against tax liabilities, a rent free residence....

Original post made by eagle eye on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 8 comments | 1666 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrest made in Menlo Park sexual assault

A man was arrested this morning (Nov. 13) in connection with the sexual assault of a 25-year-old man near the Alma Lane and...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Suspicious, on Nov 17, 2009 at 6:29 pm | 8 comments | 1343 Views

MENLO PARK

Touchy debate over polarizing Bohannon project

City's divided history, Bohannon family's Menlo Park ties complicate debate over huge office/hotel project. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by taxpayer, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 1523 Views

MENLO PARK

Towns top scales for residential energy use

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, Dec. 9, will consider endorsing a neighborhood energy audit program proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by American Thinker, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 8 comments | 1541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where are the best places to see local lights?

Jim Schott of Menlo Park e-mails us with tips about places to go to see Christmas lights on houses. "There seem to be...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Heyward Robinson, on Dec 23, 2009 at 9:21 am | 8 comments | 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rich Gordon elected board president

Rich Gordon, a 13-year member of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and a resident of unincorporated Menlo Park, was...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 15, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 8 comments | 1346 Views

ATHERTON

Michael Stogner for San Mateo County Supervisor

I am writing to endorse Michael Stogner for San Mateo County Supervisor. Some of you know who Michael is, and most of...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by ann R, on Nov 10, 2011 at 11:36 am | 8 comments | 3552 Views

MENLO PARK

Cedro Ristorante, a family affair

When Elizabeth Nevigato told her parents, Giuseppe and Maria Nevigato, that she wanted nothing more than to open a restaurant,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sara, on May 27, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 8 comments | 1752 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas school district faces big cuts

Faced with the prospect of a $1.6 million deficit next school year if significant cuts aren't included in the new budget,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Well Put Julie, on Jun 5, 2011 at 5:34 am | 8 comments | 1362 Views

MENLO PARK

Big run of property crimes in Atherton, MP

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Bulldog, on Mar 3, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 8 comments | 2012 Views

MENLO PARK

Union negotiations at impasse

Menlo Park city officials continue to meet with representatives from the city's largest union in mediation sessions over...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 1123 Views

WOODSIDE

John Bentley sells Woodside restaurant

It's a new era for Woodside's first firehouse. For the past 16 years, the little red building at 2992 Woodside Road has been...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 27, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 8 comments | 3815 Views

ATHERTON

Another Atherton Resident Wrongfully Arrested

On March 28, a resident of Atherton was arrested for child abuse. The San Mateo District Attorney's office rejected filing...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 4, 2010 at 12:32 am | 8 comments | 2449 Views
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