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MENLO PARK

Gateway ballot measure argument criticized

Menlo Park City Council candidate Chuck Bernstein inspired a look at how ballot measure arguments get written last week when...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:34 am | 22 comments | 2245 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park smoking ban: it's coming back

For all those holding their breath until Menlo Park's newest smoking ban gets approved, the wait may be almost over. The...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 9, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 22 comments | 2030 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor addresses state of city

Drawing a larger crowd than attends most City Council meetings, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline delivered his state of the city...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 22 comments | 2209 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Assistant city manager resigns

In the wake of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber's resignation, Assistant City Manager Eileen Wilkerson has announced her...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 22 comments | 1841 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Retired cop hired to investigate report-alteration case

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== Pete Peterson, an outside investigator and retired police...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 22 comments | 2304 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson ponders whether to ask for D.C. trip reimbursement

It was past bedtime even for night owls by the time the Menlo Park City Council got to the staff reports section of the March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 22, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 22 comments | 2154 Views

MENLO PARK

Tap well water to irrigate golf course?

The Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club would like to keep its greens well-watered; Menlo Park would like to help, it seems....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 1, 2011 at 7:16 am | 22 comments | 3190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Initiative responses to over-reaching by public employee unions

Here are three initiatives being proposed for the consideration by California voters: ELIMINATES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 22 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council to select next mayor

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, the Menlo Park City Council is taking a couple weeks off to prepare (and possibly...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Archie Cox, on Dec 5, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 22 comments | 1970 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Danielson still in charge despite expired contract

Although his one-year contract expired Jan. 2, Interim City Manager John Danielson is still in the driver's seat at Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 22 comments | 2352 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper may be released

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by susan smith, on Mar 7, 2012 at 5:57 am | 22 comments | 2383 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley housing plan faces opposition

In an opening salvo, critics unloaded on the Portola Valley Town Council on June 27 over the town's plans to buy a property...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by PVfan, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:12 am | 22 comments | 2136 Views

ATHERTON

Lewis takes out candidate papers in Atherton

Elizabeth Lewis, who is completing her first term on the Atherton City Council, has signaled her intention to run for re-election....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 22 comments | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain fails to report Serious Incident for 22 days. Why?

August 24, 2012 8:25AM a northbound train was stopped at 590 Bubuque Ave S.S.F. letting passengers off and on. At the same...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 22 comments | 4094 Views

ATHERTON

Police union tactics, new town manager on Atherton City Council agenda

Hiring a new town manager and addressing the police union's mail and phone campaign that critics decry as misleading and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2012 at 11:36 am | 22 comments | 2599 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton tries to get a handle on employee costs

Atherton is moving in the right direction to reduce the town's unfunded liability, with the City Council on Nov. 28 passing...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by BenchMark, on Dec 7, 2012 at 9:35 am | 22 comments | 1840 Views

ATHERTON

Police: Driver at fault for hitting pedestrians

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two women in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 22 comments | 4414 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council says no to Louise Street driveway

Louise Street resident Michael Schwarz said his neighbors were determined to stop developer Sam Sinnott from building a driveway...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Santa Cruz Ave Resident, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 22 comments | 3659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private school supporters plead for more time

(==B This is an expanded version of a previously published story.)== More than 600 supporters of a private school that may...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:56 am | 22 comments | 2358 Views

AROUND TOWN

President raises funds at two Atherton events

The president got into some trouble at the Goldman home when he referred to California Attorney General Kamala Harris as...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by insert name here, on Apr 5, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 22 comments | 1395 Views
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