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ATHERTON

Editorial: Why the hurry in Atherton layoffs?

We know there is a sense of urgency in Atherton to bring some stability to the city's growing budget problems. The town has...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arlin Murry, on Jun 12, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 12 comments | 2409 Views

ATHERTON

Hi speed police chase and crash in Atherton early Wednesday AM?

APD was chasing a motorcyle at high speeds through Atherton early Wednesday AM (515am), full sirens etc. Cyclist apparently...

Original post made by A resident on Sep. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2409 Views

MENLO PARK

Recession brings new life to downtown Menlo Park

With rents falling and vacancies abounding, business owners have jumped at the opportunity to open new shops, or expand old...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 2408 Views

OTHER TOPICS

News briefs: Menlo Park woman surprises stranger in her home

The last thing anyone wants to stumble upon in their home is a stranger. That was, however, the sight greeting a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Lisa Lovazzano, on Sep 24, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mediation fails to restart talks between Menlo district, firefighters

The March 25 mediation session between the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and its firefighters ended in fizzled hopes...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:31 am | 31 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began on Thursday, Aug. 23, at about...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mainiero, on Aug 25, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2408 Views

ATHERTON

SFist is shocked by the level of crime in Atherton

The popular SFist news blog ran a story today about the shocking level of crime in Atherton: http://sfist.com/2013/02/14/all_the_best_police_blotter_gems_fr.php#photo-1...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 2408 Views

MENLO PARK

Were taxpayers subsidizing builders?

Somewhat lost in the hubbub over the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to increase fees at the Menlo Children's Center...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cosette, on Dec 29, 2008 at 6:07 pm | 4 comments | 2407 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs fee hikes for fields, child care

Fees for child care services and sports field use in Menlo Park are going up, after the City Council approved a revised fee...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 27, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 19 comments | 2407 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo's memo - employees must stack City Council BevMo meeting

Read the San Jose Mercury News story. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16540586 Time to tell the three families...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Nov 9, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 2407 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man charged with attempting to kill police officer at hotel

A man employed by a vendor performing maintenance work at the Stanford Park Hotel has been charged with the attempted murder...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Sometimes, on Mar 22, 2017 at 9:40 pm | 8 comments | 2407 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Disappearing oaks: County stops short of moratorium on tree removals

New stricter rules to protect trees in unincorporated San Mateo County are needed, the county's Board of Supervisors agreed...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 29, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 4 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction manager hired for Woodside Library remodeling

The Woodside Town Council has authorized a payment of up to $212,000 to Nova Partners of Palo Alto to provide construction...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park author has a lot to juggle

Menlo Park's Nick Taylor is a champion multitasker, the type who in the past would have been called a Renaissance man. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Money Penny, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Open space district festival

The public is invited to join the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in celebrating "40 years and over 60,000 acres"...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Thankful, on Sep 13, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2406 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Logic says library should go in the park

The controversy over the Atherton library is between those residents who use logic in their decision-making processes and...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Wise to the ALBSC, on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 7 comments | 2406 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire damages 9/11 display of American flags at Menlo Park fire district station

Someone set fire to and partially burned a display of 343 American flags set out at a local fire station on Sunday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 16, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 2405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get BPA out of baby bottles!

Contact your state legislators to get toxic chemicals out of products for babies and toddlers. Information on the topic is...

Original post made by Ma Dre on May. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to add bicycle capacity

Caltrain has made a concession to commuters who have long complained about the lack of space for bicycles on trains, pledging...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Josh Moore, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2405 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman killed by train in Menlo worked at UCSF

Jasmine Ahluwalia, the 31-year-old Palo Alto resident who died after being hit by a train in Menlo Park Monday, was a post-doctoral...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chondra, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views
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