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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council Election Analysis

The County elections office updated the city council race results. Ray Mueller cam in first with 5627 votes. Catherine...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:27 am | 26 comments | 1602 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 26 comments | 2338 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants to hire 9 full-time planners

With an estimated 35 projects in the pipeline, Menlo Park wants to nearly double the size of its planning department. The...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 26 comments | 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy DA 'reproved' by state bar for misconduct

A prosecutor in the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has been "privately reproved" for misconduct by the California...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 26 comments | 2095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased traffic patrol nets at least 200 drivers in Menlo Park and Redwood City

Even with police publicizing stepped-up traffic patrols on Wednesday, at least 200 drivers got tickets in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 2252 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Negotiations -- Status Please?

It's been awfully quiet from the APOA and the progress of the negotiations over Atherton's dominating budget item, police...

Original post made by My oh my on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 26 comments | 1312 Views

ATHERTON

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A would-be robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by beware evil things like numbers, y'all!!!, on May 30, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 26 comments | 1586 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obama makes another fundraising trip here

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit two Palo Alto homes on Thursday, June 6, to raise funds for the Democratic...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by another realist, on Jun 9, 2013 at 4:50 pm | 26 comments | 1948 Views

MENLO PARK

New law protects mountain lions

Animal-control authorities now have a mandate to explore options other than lethal when dealing with mountain lions that...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 26 comments | 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Blasts Obamacare

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts says Obamacare will bury the Democrats. Boston Herald radio has a taped radio talk...

Original post made by Beantown Ex Pat on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 24, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 466 Views

MENLO PARK

Election: Three file for two council seats

For a while, it looked as if incumbents Andy Cohen and Kelly Fergusson might not have any opposition in their bids for re-election...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by amazed, on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 25 comments | 2263 Views

MENLO PARK

Whole Foods exec: We're not coming to Menlo

News that Whole Foods may open a store at the abandoned Cadillac dealership at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo Park had potential...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by tom h., on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 25 comments | 2335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Don't believe high-speed sales pitch

Sure, who wouldn't like to hop a train in San Francisco and step off about three hours later in Los Angeles, for the low...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Fredrick Schermer, on Aug 28, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 25 comments | 2386 Views

AROUND TOWN

County will pay David Boesch $270,000-plus

Former Menlo Park city manager David Boesch, the man chosen to replace longtime San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie when...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Penny Ury, on Dec 5, 2008 at 11:56 am | 25 comments | 2334 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts council

The article Commission chair blasts council in the May 6th, Almanac,page 10, has the statement "They (referring...

Original post made by morris Brown on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Patti Fry, on May 13, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 25 comments | 1965 Views

ATHERTON

Should library funds help build Atherton town hall?

Atherton needs money for a new city hall. Atherton's library has a healthy bankroll of reserve funds that could be used to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by what a joke, on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:55 am | 25 comments | 2259 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking too restrictive? City to study it

In response to longstanding complaints that time limits on parking in Menlo Park's downtown are too restrictive, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jun 24, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 25 comments | 2026 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Two days of ticketing targets stop sign, cell phone scofflaws

Sheriff's deputies and police from nearby towns descended on Woodside and Portola Valley on two recent days to reinforce...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Gordon, on Dec 16, 2012 at 8:37 am | 25 comments | 2769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian hit at intersection near Draeger's

A car struck a pedestrian in the notoriously problematic intersection by Draeger's market in Menlo Park on Sunday, Aug. 2....

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by bwilson4web, on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 25 comments | 2049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas trustee resigns

David Bailard, a member of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District board, resigned on Monday, Oct. 5, district officials...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by anomynous, on Feb 17, 2010 at 12:46 am | 25 comments | 5196 Views
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