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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police chief: Pursuit, fatal shooting 'happened in seconds'

"Seconds is how quickly everything went down. Literally seconds," said Menlo Park Police Chief Bob Jonsen in describing the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 22 comments | 2857 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic Calming Disaster on Linfield Drive

In case you haven't gone down the "new" stretch of Linfield Drive, two words of warning: WATCH OUT. Seems that the same...

Original post made by Here We Go Again on Apr. 24, 2008
Last comment by another neighbor, on May 15, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 21 comments | 3092 Views

MENLO PARK

Two more may enter Menlo Park council race

With Friday's filing deadline rapidly approaching, two local business owners have stepped forward as potential challengers...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Aug 12, 2008 at 9:59 am | 21 comments | 2338 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Haste and waste in downtown planning

Before he criticizes the pace of Menlo Park City Council action on the El Camino Real visioning effort, Rick Ciardella should...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Best council in years, on Oct 2, 2008 at 11:04 pm | 21 comments | 2393 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council candidates forum Wednesday

The League of Women Voters will hold a Menlo Park City Council candidates forum from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Hannah B, on Oct 23, 2008 at 7:58 pm | 21 comments | 1928 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Chairman Slocum gets it right at commission dais

Gail Slocum of Menlo Park, chairman of the San Mateo County Planning Commission, had just heard reports from staff and Gail...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by J. Stalin, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 21 comments | 2121 Views

ATHERTON

Councilman blasts report by grand jury

There's been no official response from Atherton to the April 6 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report advising the town...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by referee, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:39 am | 21 comments | 2410 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 2763 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Despite state's grief, city eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 25, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 1697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo plans in-person town hall on health care

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, says she will hold a face-to-face "town hall" meeting on health care issues on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by ruth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 1955 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Students expelled for pot, but no major drug bust at Sacred Heart, school official says

Rumors of a major drug bust at Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton appear unfounded, but two students have been expelled...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:39 am | 21 comments | 2200 Views

ATHERTON

Bill of Particulars

I do not support the existing parcel tax, and believe it will fail. However, I would rather light a candle than curse the...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 21 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighter group reports election spending

The Menlo Park firefighters' political action group that endorsed three candidates for three open seats on the local fire...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 21 comments | 1838 Views

MENLO PARK

Defense expert: Officer May broke rules

A use-of-force expert for Alberto Alvarez, who is on trial for the murder of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May, testified...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Familiar with Case, on Nov 16, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 21 comments | 1959 Views

MENLO PARK

Garbage: Residents in line for big rate hike

If you live in Menlo Park, taking out the trash is about to get a lot more expensive. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=6306...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Lee Weaver, on Mar 25, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 21 comments | 1776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board asked to rescind superintendent appointment

Atherton resident and open-government advocate Peter Carpenter has made good on his threat to try to force the governing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 21 comments | 3013 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain may cut service due to 'fiscal emergency'

Major Caltrain weekend- and mid-day service cuts plus a fare increase are being planned by this fall and early 2011. Faced...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Alfred, on Jun 17, 2010 at 7:24 pm | 21 comments | 2131 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Releases Code Complaint on home of Charles Marsala

The following letter was forwarded to me today. It contains the results of an allegation that the home of Charles Marsala...

Original post made by mike murphy on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Aug 4, 2010 at 12:37 am | 21 comments | 2705 Views

MENLO PARK

Surprise move: funds for library's book group axed

The final chapter of the Menlo Park Library's 15-year-old book discussion group doesn't make for a happy ending. In fact,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by book lover, on Sep 21, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 21 comments | 2216 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park pipes on PG&E watchlist

When PG&E releases a list of its top 100 risk-management gas pipelines this afternoon (Sept. 20), Menlo Park pipes will be...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:31 am | 21 comments | 2070 Views
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