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AROUND TOWN

State Senate gives snitch tickets a facelift

The next time you get a snitch ticket in the mail, you may be able to check off "none of the above" when asked to identify...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 2499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hanretty pleads not guilty of embezzling funds from Portola Valley School District

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty this morning (June 19) to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stephanie, on Jun 22, 2012 at 7:39 am | 8 comments | 3384 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council nixes phone survey on library

After the vote was over, some in the audience wondered whether they were hallucinating. "Odd," one woman murmured while staring...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 8 comments | 1168 Views

MENLO PARK

$50,000 sought to speed work on Hillview campus

Menlo Park school district officials are determined to do what it takes to make sure that Hillview Middle School will be...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by unhappy taxpayer, on Jul 17, 2012 at 9:12 am | 8 comments | 1040 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Council, IPads and the Brown Act

It appears that the Atherton Town Council will shortly begin using town purchased IPads for town business. As is happening...

Original post made by concerned on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Brown Act , on Jul 17, 2012 at 7:54 am | 8 comments | 1593 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may OK bike lane plan

Portola Valley's Town Council may back a plan to create a bike lane on westbound Alpine Road as it passes under Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 1233 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires new human resources director

It may be time for Menlo Park's former human resources director, Glen Kramer, to start enjoying a leisurely retirement: the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ex-City Employee, on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 1343 Views

WOODSIDE

Farmers' market makes sole appearance

The town of Woodside advised the market organizers that the conditional use permit for the property at Skylonda did not permit...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Aug 15, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 8 comments | 1699 Views

ATHERTON

Yes on Measure F - Lying or Delusion??

The just circulated mailer urging a Yes on Measure F states: "Build Atherton's New library - No Cost to Taxpayers". Either...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 25, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 8 comments | 1949 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Intimidating tactics in Atherton council race

I give the Atherton police an "A" for their professional actions under the leadership of Chief Flint and Lieutenant Wade. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 1251 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hanretty aftermath: School districts take steps to prevent future financial misdeeds

While both the Woodside and Portola Valley school districts have put measures in place to try to make it more difficult for...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Trust, on Nov 3, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 8 comments | 17217 Views

ATHERTON

Supporters of library in park outspend foes

In the battle over whether Atherton should put a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, the committee working in support of...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Finance Concerns, on Nov 4, 2012 at 11:19 am | 8 comments | 1632 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park seeks new business development manager

When Business Development Manager Dave Johnson resigned at the end of 2011, many wondered whether Menlo Park would leave...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by MBA, on Nov 8, 2012 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 1711 Views

MENLO PARK

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:53 pm | 8 comments | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic board pans plan to move MacArthur Park

Once a Menlo Park landmark, MacArthur Park's current home in Palo Alto is targeted for redevelopment. A proposal to relocate...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:36 am | 8 comments | 3161 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Man fled to neighbor's after attack

A Woodside man fled into a neighbor's house after he was attacked with a shovel Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 8 comments | 1233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dozens return home after water recedes following EPA flooding

About 36 people who had reported to an evacuation center due to flooding in East Palo Alto returned home late Sunday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 24, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 8 comments | 1082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perhaps a better way to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Today, 1 January 2013, many communities in the UK introduced 20 MPH speed limits in areas where cars, pedestrians and bicycles...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 6, 2013 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 2412 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook censors Ghandi Quote and suspends account

Facebook is now the official web site that censors political thought. If you want to post liberal doctrine then Zuckerberg...

Original post made by Ed Pickett on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by great post, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:25 am | 8 comments | 1849 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Banning bags on its own terms

Reluctant to cede control to San Mateo County, the Menlo Park City Council wants to add a clause to the proposed ban on single-use...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cherie, on Jan 18, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 8 comments | 1388 Views
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