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AROUND TOWN

Vigil held for Gulf of Mexico victims

Residents of Portola Valley and nearby communities gathered in Triangle Park in Portola Valley on Tuesday for one of 200...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 8 comments | 1382 Views

MENLO PARK

What is the reponsibility of a citizen? II

On the one hand Peter Carpenter objects to citizens who suggest that only residents of a defined community have the "right'...

Original post made by John Milton on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 16, 2010 at 5:51 am | 8 comments | 1832 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Decision on management salaries delayed

The Atherton City Council has delayed a decision to adjust salaries for middle management staff under a proposal that would...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by george, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:10 pm | 8 comments | 1653 Views

MENLO PARK

Big decision on Bohannon in hands of the voters

Whether or not there's a contested City Council election this fall, Menlo Park voters can expect to be subjected to plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 28, 2010 at 8:51 am | 8 comments | 1371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Totally predictable law suit against Sequoia Union High chool District

Last January I called on the SUHS District to enter into discussions with their MA High School neighbors to develop a mutually...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 8 comments | 1301 Views

MENLO PARK

Traveling con man Simon Gann arrested in Menlo Park

There's your run-of-the-mill bad boyfriend, and then there's Simon Gann. A 32-year-old Menlo Park woman suspected that the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by MP, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 2505 Views

WOODSIDE

Bronze horses hoisted onto Woodside hill

Bronze casts of two horses — a mare and a foal — now stand on Village Hill along Woodside Road in Woodside after...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 15, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 8 comments | 1734 Views

WOODSIDE

Showpiece stable

An open house is set for Sunday, Sept. 19, for the large, elegant Woodside horse stable, built in 1905 and listed in the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 20, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 8 comments | 10712 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Menlo Park 'State of City' speech

In case residents are in withdrawal for lack of a regular City Council meeting this week, they can attend Mayor Rich Cline's...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Who did this?, on Sep 24, 2010 at 5:05 pm | 8 comments | 1397 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission green-lights Beltramo townhomes

A housing project first envisioned a decade ago evaded an equally drawn-out death as the Menlo Park Planning Commission voted...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:49 am | 8 comments | 1277 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why we need the downtown plan

Have you heard about the draft plan for El Camino Real and downtown? Menlo Park seeks your comments and suggestions to inform...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 1113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools featured in 'Superman'

Woodside High School and Summit Preparatory Charter High School now have something in common with former Yankees superstar...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jordan, on Apr 22, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 8 comments | 2420 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Critics slam high-speed rail business plan

Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed rail system released a new report Monday night challenging the economics...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Don Barnby, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 8 comments | 3038 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon sends out vicious hit pieces against Chuck Bernstein

Well David Bohannon has sent, through the mail, 2 vicious hit pieces that apparently were received by many Menlo Park Voters....

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 17, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 8 comments | 1533 Views

ATHERTON

Earth to Cyberspace

Whatever selection was made for TRANSITIONAL Interim City Manager, it is only somebody to keep Gruber's seat warm for one...

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by stranger than fiction, on Oct 19, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 1302 Views

ATHERTON

Homeowners sue Atherton alleging building department negligence, fraud

The town of Atherton has been hit with another lawsuit, this one by homeowners charging that the town and its building department's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Thomas, on Oct 23, 2010 at 9:19 pm | 8 comments | 2376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter's Guide: Las Lomitas school board candidates weigh in on issues

Four parents are vying for the chance to help lead the Las Lomitas School District forward at a time its enviable curriculum...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Jan 20, 2011 at 2:23 am | 8 comments | 1592 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rich Gordon: 'People don't understand where taxes go'

Rich Gordon, the outgoing San Mateo County supervisor who was elected Nov. 2 to the state Assembly, opposed state Proposition...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by BUGSY, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 8 comments | 1649 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley joins chorus against Cargill project

Another voice -- the Portola Valley Town Council -- has joined the chorus of opposition to a proposal by Minneapolis-based...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 30, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 8 comments | 2515 Views

ATHERTON

Proud of the Atherton Town Council

I have just returned form a Special Session and the public portion preceding a Closed Session of the Atherton Town Council. In...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 17, 2010 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 1461 Views
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