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MENLO PARK

Tensions resurface over bike/pedestrian bridge

Long-simmering tensions surrounding a bike/pedestrian bridge over U.S. 101 at Ringwood Avenue in Menlo Park are boiling over...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Safety First, on May 6, 2009 at 11:12 am | 20 comments | 2421 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews plan for abandoned dealership

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 20 comments | 2163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter school rejects East Palo Alto site

Directors of Everest Public High School, a new charter school that plans to open in September, have rejected the high school...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by JakeHilfter, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 20 comments | 1901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest raises stakes in looming court battle with high school district

Everest Public High School is seeking to add $2.3 million to the payout from the high school district if Everest sues the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Summit Prep Mom, on May 30, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 20 comments | 1839 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by red herring, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 2516 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford reps face questions on Rice, El Camino

Should the U.S. government investigate whether Condoleezza Rice and other Bush administration officials violated the Constitution?...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Are You Kidding Me?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 20 comments | 1656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gym project cleared for construction

Construction on a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex could begin as early as this fall, now that Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Multiple Personalities, on Jul 27, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 20 comments | 2122 Views

MENLO PARK

Lasensky nasty letter -- attacks Councilman Cohen and Almanac

In the August 5th, 2009 Almanac is a letter from Elizabeth Lasensky, ex-chair, but current mamber of the MP housing commission....

Original post made by an old timer on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2009 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 2725 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Commissioners share facts on city's BMR housing

The recent legal action taken by the City of Menlo Park to retrieve a BMR condo unit in Menlo Square from default has raised...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:31 pm | 20 comments | 1606 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council sets special meeting Friday on allegations of improper conduct by councilman

The Atherton City Council is scheduling a special emergency meeting for 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, to look into allegations...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by down to earth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 2788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Labor union plans suit over pension initiative

A union representing city workers intends to file a lawsuit to block a Menlo Park voter initiative that would scale back...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Apr 9, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 20 comments | 1466 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct charge

The town of Atherton has asked the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office to investigate "the allegation of falsifying...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 16, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 2307 Views

MENLO PARK

Service cuts ahead as city works to narrow deficit

Menlo Park is cutting hours at some city facilities, and more severe measures may be in store in coming years. Utility tax...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on May 1, 2010 at 9:12 am | 20 comments | 1485 Views

ATHERTON

An offer for Jerry Carlson to Consider

The following is the text of an e-mail I sent to Jerry Carlson offering to withdraw my criminal complaint against him. Some...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 20 comments | 2058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Preservationists throw in towel in fight over Steve Jobs' house

The end seems nearer than ever for the Jackling house, that rambling Jazz Age Woodside summer home designed by architect...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Frederick F, on Nov 5, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 20 comments | 6980 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon increases Measure T donations

Thanks to developer David Bohannon, financial support skyrocketed for Measure T, the ballot measure that would allow the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Oct 25, 2010 at 8:54 am | 20 comments | 1201 Views

MENLO PARK

Beware - Fake Endorsement Mailers

Voters beware -- Once again, our mail is filled with numerous mailers endorsing multiple candidates and measures. An alarming...

Original post made by concerned voter on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 30, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 20 comments | 1343 Views

ATHERTON

Five candidates named for Atherton interim manager post

The Atherton City Council will interview five candidates -- among them the town's current "bridge" interim manager -- for...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by management partner, on Nov 16, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 2057 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo mayor may have violated Brown Act

Allegations of soliciting support through one-on-one meetings that may have violated the Brown Act arose after the Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 9, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 20 comments | 1809 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP finds cyclist at fault in Alpine Road fatal accident

The California Highway Patrol has concluded that the cyclist was at fault in a fatal collision on Nov. 4 involving a cyclist...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 4, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 20 comments | 2361 Views
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