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WOODSIDE

Woodside agrees to plastic-bag ban concept

The Town Council in Woodside has agreed in principle to join a countywide initiative now in the works that would ban the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:58 am | 12 comments | 1779 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: New wrinkle in June 5 primary

This year voters will find a different system in place when they go to the polls or cast their ballots by mail in the June...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Carlos Romero for SMC Supervisor!, on May 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 1298 Views

MENLO PARK

Why El Camino Should Have Bike Lanes

Many residents have legitimate concerns about bicycle safety on El Camino. Bicycling on El Camino is not suitable for everyone,...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 12 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanretty arrested on embezzlement charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District, has been arrested and charged with felony...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Matt R., on Jun 19, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 2189 Views

ATHERTON

(No) show time

If you build it, they might not come. That is the quandary facing Menlo Park as the city tries to figure out how to use the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Stan, on Jun 25, 2012 at 11:30 am | 12 comments | 1562 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Political newcomer leads busy life

Listening to Dave Bragg, 34, reel off the many demands on his time is dizzying: A father of three young children, Mr. Bragg...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:37 am | 12 comments | 1600 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino facelift begins with housing project

A lot left vacant at 389 El Camino Real when a car dealer abandoned Menlo Park will now come to life again as a housing development. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Aug 4, 2012 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 1561 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrans won't finish Menlo Park repairs until mid-November; traffic jammed on El Camino

The Caltrans paving project that inadvertently snarled Menlo Park traffic along the El Camino corridor won't be complete...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by ron, on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 12 comments | 2753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanretty expresses 'extreme remorse' for stealing from schools; heads to state prison

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) Tim Hanretty, former Portola Valley School District Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by still reeling, on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 3365 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stogner recall threat with Horsely leads to San Mateo taxpayers saving $$$

Thank you Michael Stogner. Because Michael Stogner had the courage to take on Supervisor Don Horsely, and threaten to...

Original post made by Thank you Michael Stogner on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jan 13, 2013 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 1736 Views

MENLO PARK

CalPERS rules that contract work by retired city of Menlo Park personnel director is illegal

The state's retirement agency took a hard line against a retired city employee collecting a pension while working as a contractor...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 21, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments | 3242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park father takes child's play seriously

Mike Lanza, author of "Playborhood: Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Place for Play," will speak Monday, Feb. 25, on ways parents...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by presentation, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 12 comments | 1444 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting for Backup? It's arrived in the form of George Rodericks.

The Atherton city manager who thinks it's beneath him to live in the city manager's house, George Rodericks, recently included...

Original post made by Election purchased on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 7, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 1253 Views

ATHERTON

Result of Atherton Destroying Police Complaints

Ed Flint was brought in to Atherton to clean up the police department. Granted, DeVlught is gone. But he wasn't the only...

Original post made by Kristallnacht on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kristallnacht, on Mar 12, 2013 at 10:15 am | 12 comments | 1732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Traffic enforcement in Menlo Park

Today is not the day to be chatting on a cellphone while driving -- not that any day is -- but on Wednesday (March 20), a...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Mar 21, 2013 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 1563 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory gets green light for artificial grass field

They were eloquent in their opposition to artificial grass. Defenders of a natural grass infield for the new oval running...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 26, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 12 comments | 7279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private school faces eviction in Menlo Park

Menlo Park City School District staff is recommending that the school board terminate the German-American International School's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 9, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 12 comments | 1596 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Negotiations – Status is right here

Is this "through the looking glass" or what? A letter just received from John Mattes. Cops expect the parcel tax to INCREASE....

Original post made by Wow on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 12 comments | 1397 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City has bargaining chips on Stanford project

The protracted debate over the Stanford/Arrillaga application to build up to 450,000 square feet of offices, housing and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 1343 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Can 'green' Portola Valley coexist with artificial grass?

In a town whose general plan puts determined and repeated emphasis on preserving the natural environment and the town's rural...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ref, on May 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 12 comments | 12712 Views
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