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ATHERTON

Telephone pole may have saved cyclist's life

A wooden telephone pole probably prevented major injuries to a bicyclist traveling north on El Camino Real near Watkins Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Catherine McMillan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 14 comments | 2566 Views

ATHERTON

ACIL & Atherton should consider better supporting our schools

I recently learned that Atherton Civic Interest League (ACIL) is considering sending money to the Community Coalition on...

Original post made by Jenny Redo on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jim Plummer, on Jun 5, 2011 at 3:49 am | 14 comments | 2583 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for the Atherton Police Chief

Dear Readers: Below is the text of an e-mail exchange between Atherton Police Chief Michael Guerra and me, in regards...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 14 comments | 1948 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Internal Affairs Investigator's Checkered Past

Dear Readers The following is the text of an e-mail transmitted to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council. As indicated...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by McKeithen Supporter, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:00 am | 14 comments | 2576 Views

ATHERTON

Police warn of 'grandparent scam'

The Atherton Police Department last week issued a warning about a phone scam that targets grandparents -- an operation known...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 19, 2011 at 11:39 am | 14 comments | 2876 Views

ATHERTON

Opinion: Councilmen make case for layoffs

The town of Atherton has been discussing our current cost structure for delivering services to our residents for many months,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 19, 2011 at 3:16 pm | 14 comments | 2794 Views

ATHERTON

Why the rush in Atherton city manager shuffle?

> This is an expanded version of a previously published article.< With the town of Atherton scrambling at the 11th hour...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 14 comments | 3327 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton seeks manager with backbone

Wimps need not apply. That's one of the messages Atherton City Council members want to send to anyone thinking about tossing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by John Johns, on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 14 comments | 6495 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council considers study of Alameda roundabout

Atherton will consider authorizing studies of two of the town's traffic problem areas, El Camino Real and Alameda de las...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jan 21, 2016 at 2:25 pm | 14 comments | 2996 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton now has a 'quiet zone' for Fair Oaks rail crossing

On Monday, June 13, Atherton became the first community on the Caltrain corridor to have a "quiet zone" where train operators...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:37 am | 14 comments | 3468 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton civic center donor seeks design changes

As Atherton scrambles to finish the design of its new civic center, a donor has asked for design changes that could set back...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 17, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 14 comments | 2074 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Atherton: Road rage leads to armed robbery

An incident between two motorists on Saturday evening (Dec. 26) that began as road rage in Menlo Park evolved into an armed...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by LYC, on Dec 31, 2015 at 8:09 pm | 14 comments | 4992 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New rules of the road taking effect in 2016

Several new laws aimed at improving safety for child passengers, motorists, pedestrians and cyclists will take effect in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by MPer , on Jan 11, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 14 comments | 3881 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside road rage leads to pepper spraying and arrest

In the right hands, a can of pepper spray can come in handy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4712...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 5526 Views

WOODSIDE

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 3034 Views

WOODSIDE

Hanretty must pay Woodside School District $2.67 million for misappropriation

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District now serving a two-year prison term for embezzlement...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by A WES Neighbor, on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 14 comments | 22184 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsde: Changes in architectural review process may start soon

The ways and means of Woodside's Architectural & Site Review Board (ASRB) are headed for change. By consensus, the Town Council...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lifelong resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 14 comments | 1429 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council gets earful on short-term rentals and their impact on rural character

The sharing economy, in the form of short-term rental outfits like Airbnb, has become a disruptive force in parts of Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by ECommerce use and occupancy tax, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 14 comments | 4595 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council to get reports on bills paid, as code requires

When the town of Woodside pays a bill, a check is cut in Town Hall and the transaction is recorded. So such records do exist,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Mountain View resident, on Jan 24, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 14 comments | 1463 Views

FICTION

Letter: Gateway should watch out for rising tides

If the Menlo Gateway project is built, it will be submerged under water when global warming causes sea and Bay levels to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mack Truck, on Jan 17, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 14 comments | 6335 Views
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