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MENLO PARK

Hotel financing holds up Bohannon project

Challenges in financing a major hotel are holding up the huge office-hotel project known as Menlo Gateway, developer David...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 1534 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton won't book large events in park

Wedding bells will not be ringing in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park next year, after a divided City Council on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Davena, on Dec 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 13 comments | 1965 Views

MENLO PARK

Armed man confronts pedestrian in Menlo Park

Valentine's Day for one Menlo Park pedestrian was about fear, not romance, Tuesday night, when an armed robber confronted...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 13 comments | 1314 Views

WOODSIDE

Higher permit fees may be in county's future

Residents of unincorporated San Mateo County with building or planning projects may soon see their permit costs go up. But...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by La Honda, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:29 pm | 13 comments | 2327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: High-speed rail price tag drops by $30B in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 2194 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library: Error discovered in draft EIR

The El Camino Real/Watkins Avenue intersection has given Atherton residents a headache for many years. It turns out that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by it gets worse, on May 7, 2012 at 11:34 am | 13 comments | 2193 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley schools: Possible misappropriation of funds uncovered

The Portola Valley School District is seeking a loan from the county education office to cover a projected, unexpected deficit...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Interested onlooker, on May 4, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 13 comments | 7810 Views

ATHERTON

Should Atherton become a 'charter' city?

Atherton has begun the process of taking more control over its own fate by changing from a general law city, operating under...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 20, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 13 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Burglars take guns from Atherton home

Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 13 comments | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andrea Mitchell caught on CNBC Lying about Mitt Romney

CNBC, the über-liberal propaganda arm of the Obama Administration, once again gets caught lying about Governor Romney and...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Palmer S, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:23 am | 13 comments | 4491 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI Arrests former D.A. Employees

Bob hasn't posted anything recently to suggest the FBI investigation of the San Mateo D.A. was fabricated. Maybe that's...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 1237 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supervisors vote 4-1 to put sales tax on ballot

It might be like making a speech to a hostile audience when the county writes its argument in support of a half-cent sales...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Irate Voter, on Jul 25, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 13 comments | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 1433 Views

MENLO PARK

Hotel tax: Menlo Park challenges ballot language

Ballot review came to a screeching halt in Menlo Park recently when a perusal of the rebuttal to Measure K, the city's proposal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 7, 2012 at 6:10 am | 13 comments | 3644 Views

MENLO PARK

Park off housing list -- two other sites back on

As expected, the six people overseeing Menlo Park's hunt for new housing sites voted to drop a neighborhood park from the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Oski, on Sep 20, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 13 comments | 2181 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City should reconsider Belle Haven 'engagement' plan

A number of questions arise from the City Council's decision late last month to hire a consultant and spend an estimated...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by richard cline, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 13 comments | 2975 Views

OTHER TOPICS

$10,000,000 Sequoia Healthcare District Nursing Education Program

With 8 years into the program and 2 years remaining, the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors will be meeting at...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 29, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 13 comments | 3784 Views

AROUND TOWN

What should city ask of Facebook?

"Please don't put the squeeze on (Facebook)," one woman told the Menlo Park City Council. She echoed prevailing public sentiment...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 13 comments | 3206 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Fire Protection District meetings on TV

Perhaps for the first time in history, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) monthly Board of Director's meetings...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 19, 2012 at 10:26 am | 13 comments | 1849 Views

ATHERTON

Wait on Labor Contracts for Wiest to be Seated

Last week the council had a closed session meeting for labor contracts, this is to allow agenda item for open session next...

Original post made by Council Make-up on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 1324 Views
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