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AROUND TOWN

Election: Union influence key issue in Menlo fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Double Standard, on Sep 10, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 12 comments | 3147 Views

MENLO PARK

$204k for a City Manager????

From the Almanac: "Mr. Rojas will start Aug. 2, at a salary of $204,000 a year -- a 25 percent increase over the $163,233...

Original post made by AreYouKiddingMe!!! on Jun. 26, 2007
Last comment by Pseudonyms Are Fun, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 3146 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook unveils bike plan

Making the streets of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto safer for bicyclists has hit the top of Facebook's community "to do"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by bike rider, on Feb 1, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 7 comments | 3146 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park School District Expansion- Idea Proposed

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 3145 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside knocks report on Huddart, Wunderlich parks

Thousands of extra visitors? A wedding reception every day of the year? Parked cars clogging the roads near park entrances?...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Albie, on Sep 25, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 3145 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Simple soup for wonderful tomatoes

I went a little crazy buying heirloom and dry-farmed tomatoes at the Farmer's Market a few weeks ago. Fortunately, I stumbled...

Original post made by Golden Apples on Sep. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3142 Views

WOODSIDE

Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 3142 Views

WOODSIDE

Tuesday: Woodside council considers fate of three Woodside bridges

Woodside has three two-lane, single-span, century-old bridges -- on Kings Mountain Road, Portola Road and Mountain Home Road....

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by John Ullom, on Mar 11, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 3 comments | 3142 Views

FICTION

Menlo preschool director changes plea to no contest

In a surprise move, the 55-year-old former director of Menlo Park's Belle Haven childcare center charged with harassing the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3141 Views

MENLO PARK

What do people want in a new city manager?

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Feb. 8, so members of the public can tell the council what...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by debunker, on Feb 11, 2007 at 11:18 am | 12 comments | 3137 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council should keep hands out of Bohannon's pockets

The Menlo Park City Council thinks that the Menlo Gateway project by David Bohannon should be put up for vote. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by what if, on Jun 15, 2010 at 8:08 am | 58 comments | 3137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Service Announces Holidays on a High Note & Jazzy Preview Party

On Monday, October 15th, 2007 from 9:30 AM-2:00 PM, flowers will help struggling Peninsula families when the Foothill Auxiliary...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Aug. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3136 Views

AROUND TOWN

MODA For Life Blood Drive

Saturday, November 11th from 10:00 am ~ 4:00 pm Peninsula School 920 Peninsula Way, Menlo Park In the Bloodmobile parked...

Original post made by Richard Collyer on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district asked for $564 million, but quietly

A voter relying on campaign mailers would have been hard pressed this fall to determine how much money was on the table with...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 16 comments | 3135 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park cop caught with prostitute keeps job [unlocked]

[PLEASE. NO ALLEGATIONS OF CHILD PORN WITH NAMES ON THIS THREAD; YOU JUST GET IT LOCKED THAT WAY, AND THAT IS NOT IN THE...

Original post made by Confession on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Confession, on Jan 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 28 comments | 3135 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton deputy clerk named interim manager

Deputy City Clerk Theresa DellaSanta is now Atherton's interim city manager. Former manager John Danielson will continue...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 18 comments | 3133 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Safety measures needed on Portola Road

The perfect storm occurred in front of our house at 11:26 p.m. June 12, when a car driven by Keith Benford Knudsen, 19, of...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 6, 2008 at 1:10 am | 5 comments | 3132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Kite Day

The City of Menlo Park will host the annual Kite Day on Sunday, April 22 at Bayfront Park from 12 noon - 3PM. A Kite, a hot...

Original post made by Rosetta Fort on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3131 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton likely to fight developer lawsuit challenging road-impact fees in court

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== An Aug. 22 court date is set for the lawsuit filed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 23, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 3131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman struck and killed on Caltrain tracks

A woman was struck and killed by a train at Caltrain's Redwood City station this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Ally, on Jan 31, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 3131 Views
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