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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A traffic nightmare for the Peninsula

Cargill's proposed development in Redwood City will have significant adverse impacts upon the Peninsula, both environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mari Aldridge, on May 26, 2010 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 7323 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Library's future may be in the park

The quaint little building at 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane has done the town of Atherton yeoman service since its construction...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by LLBB, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 1656 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Bummed out by Menlo parking tickets

I attended a reunion luncheon with five friends at Carpaccio in Menlo Park recently. We all received parking tickets and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by janice, on Feb 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 50 comments | 5293 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure L headed for second court challenge

Even though Menlo Park's pension reform initiative was approved by 72 percent of the voters, opponents of the measure said...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 23, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 114 comments | 9862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian calls Brown's budget a 'grown-up' plan

For years, state Sen. Joe Simitian has been repeating a budget mantra: "Spend less; collect more; do it now." Gov. Jerry...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Charles, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 2304 Views

MENLO PARK

County to Menlo: Please take Flood Park

Needing to slice 10 percent off San Mateo County's general fund operating budget, administrators scrambled to find ways to...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by park supporter, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:36 am | 65 comments | 4704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great Frame Up replaces Book Rack in Menlo Park

Decades after first spotting an ideal spot for a store, Marcy Magatelli, owner of the Great Frame Up, finally gets to move...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stu, on May 18, 2011 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1449 Views

ATHERTON

Court grants temporary order halting layoffs

San Mateo County Superior Court granted a temporary restraining order Friday (July 15), blocking the layoff of Atherton town...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jimmy Hoffa, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 11 comments | 3226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car hits girl walking bike across street and flees

A14-year-old girl walking her bike across the street in a crosswalk had a too-close-for-comfort encounter with a car that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 1242 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park author's work in anthology benefiting refugees

Jeanne DuPrau of Menlo Park is one of 18 well-known authors whose work appears in "What You Wish For," a new collection of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lorraine K, on Nov 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

ATHERTON

Armed man invades Atherton home

A man armed with a gun and a knife got away with some $322,000 in jewelry and watches after invading an occupied house in...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 9 comments | 1816 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Arrest warrant issued for car arson suspect

There's a new twist in the case of a 2006 blue Dodge Durango SUV found unoccupied and burning on the evening of May 3, 2011,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by , on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:47 am | -1 comments | 1749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Palo personal trainer arrested in huge drug bust

A 46-year-old Palo Alto man who is a personal trainer in Menlo Park was arrested Thursday morning in connection with the...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by poster , on Jun 9, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments | 2281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect in armed robberies arrested after all-day standoff

A suspect in five armed robberies in the Redwood City area was arrested Thursday night after a day-long standoff with police...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Aug 19, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 6 comments | 1726 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: volunteers sought for commission seats

The Portola Valley Town Council is seeking volunteers with a serious and sustained interest in the town's residential character...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sunshine, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bohannon making "good faith effort" to develop Menlo Gateway

It's the time of year when some list-checking is going on, and the Menlo Park Planning Commission is no exception -- on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Almanac Watcher, on Dec 22, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 10 comments | 2156 Views

MENLO PARK

Glenwood hotel wins Menlo Park Planning Commission recommendation

"What is it that's of value here?" asked Menlo Park Planning Commissioner John Kadvany during a review of a proposed hotel...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:04 am | 13 comments | 2208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Fired gymnastics instructor says she's filed complaint with state

The public doesn't know the results or how much it cost, but it now knows that on April 29, Menlo Park got the final report...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on May 8, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights lawyers scrutinize school district

In a bid to start a conversation on addressing poor academic performance among students from the Ravenswood City School District...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 22 comments | 44749 Views

MENLO PARK

Committee recommends splitting Menlo Park in county redistricting move

Menlo Park would be split into two San Mateo County supervisorial districts under all three possible redistricting maps an...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 1936 Views
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