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ATHERTON

mystery candidates promise a clean sweep

It's only January. However two individuals who have yet to announce their candidacy promise to align themselves with a standing...

Original post made by james caravelle on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 20, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 23 comments | 2258 Views

MENLO PARK

After two weeks, Menlo Park's Jennifer Blair is still missing

Jennifer Blair, the Menlo Park girl last seen leaving her home two weeks ago, is still missing and has not been heard from...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Laura Blair, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:41 am | 23 comments | 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district faces $1.2 million in cuts

Las Lomitas School District officials are recommending cost reductions that include a hiring freeze, larger classes, cuts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Hills Resident, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 2499 Views

MENLO PARK

Why businesses consider Menlo Park to be an unfriendly City

The Almanac has just reported: Bohannon project schedule delayed The approval process for the million-square-foot...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2010 at 7:41 am | 23 comments | 1463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Superintendent search limited to insiders

A majority on the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District has decided to limit the search for Superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by If I were a carpenter..., on Mar 8, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 23 comments | 1866 Views

MENLO PARK

Open Letter to Warren Buffett

The following is a letter that Menlo Park resident Jennifer Bestor wrote to billionaire Warren Buffett concerning her research...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Mar 26, 2010 at 11:43 am | 23 comments | 9415 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain deficit could force major service cuts

Faced with a staggering deficit, Caltrain will consider cutting its service significantly in the next 15 months, spokeswoman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Number, numbers, on Apr 5, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 23 comments | 1711 Views

MENLO PARK

Steve Schmidt says he won't run for council

Former Menlo Park mayor and two-term councilman Steve Schmidt has been coy about whether or not he'll run for City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Distractions, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:25 am | 23 comments | 2559 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside couple ordered to pay $5.75 million in construction dispute over $18 million home

Arbitrators awarded Palo Alto-based housing contractor Vance Brown Corp. a total of $5.75 million from Woodside homeowner...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jury, on Sep 12, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 23 comments | 6080 Views

ATHERTON

A management shakeup is needed in Atherton

In another post, Peter Carpenter put up sections of the City Charter that outlines the powers and duties of the City Manager. One...

Original post made by Bill Irving on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by so what, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 23 comments | 1868 Views

MENLO PARK

City attorney says no Brown Act violation

A "Citizens' Brown Act Violation Fund" has sprung up in the wake of the Daily Post reporting that three Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Nov 2, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 23 comments | 1907 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by pat cala, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 1826 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces sharp garbage rate hikes

Atherton residents are facing rate hikes that could range from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 23 comments | 3050 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras cause an increase in Traffic Deaths

People are making unsafe stops when the traffic light turns yellow. This has resulted in a dramatic increase in rear end...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:47 am | 23 comments | 3595 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors, city, developer agree on housing project

Residents say OK to a scaled-down proposal to build 26 homes on the former Chevrolet truck lot at 389 El Camino Real. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by wpatterson, on Mar 2, 2012 at 8:42 am | 23 comments | 5431 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents may be surveyed about building new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton residents will be asked a number of questions about issues in their community -- including whether they want a new...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by waste of money, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 23 comments | 1928 Views

WOODSIDE

Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 3421 Views

MENLO PARK

A case for anonymity

Having lived in Menlo Park while raising our family, I have observed that there are a number of fellow residents who don't...

Original post made by civility is missing on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by civility is missing, on Nov 27, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 23 comments | 2044 Views

ATHERTON

APOA Forces Elizabeth Lewis to change her tune

At last night's council meeting, Kathy McKeithen revealed that Elizabeth Lewis (and Jerry Carlson) both voted in favor of...

Original post made by Union influence at work on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 2, 2012 at 3:08 pm | 23 comments | 2168 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Changes in Stanford/Arrillaga project on El Camino please some, not others

While some say Stanford and developer John Arrillaga took a step in the right direction by adding housing and reducing medical...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 23 comments | 1911 Views
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