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MENLO PARK

LED street lamps may come to Menlo Park

One way or another, Menlo Park looks set to put high-efficiency lights in its streetlamps. The City Council could authorize...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 27, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 9 comments | 1281 Views

MENLO PARK

After covering mortgage payments, city takes possession of below-market-rate condo

An unusual case in which the city of Menlo Park paid mortgage installments and homeowners association fees on a below-market-rate...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by pull the plug, on Feb 27, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 35 comments | 2390 Views

MENLO PARK

City's economic recovery slower than expected

Recovery from the global economic recession is coming along slower than expected for the city of Menlo Park, though the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by halle, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1211 Views

MENLO PARK

Spangler closes mortuary in Menlo Park

Spangler Mortuary closed its Menlo Park funeral home chapel at 650 Live Oak Ave. on Feb. 1 after the landlord said the rent...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 26, 2010 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 1622 Views

MENLO PARK

Initiative drive to cut pension costs under way

Henry Riggs, Roy Sardina and Ned Moritz will lead a ballot initiative drive, aimed at scaling back pension benefits for new...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Feb 26, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 60 comments | 2214 Views

MENLO PARK

Man killed when hit by Caltrain in Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain fatally struck an adult male pedestrian in Mountain View late this afternoon (Thursday), disrupting...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by D. Horner, on Feb 26, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Save the Bay to name opponents to Cargill project

Environmental advocacy group Save the Bay will stage a press conference at Bayfront Park at 1 p.m. today, unveiling a list...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Objective, on Feb 26, 2010 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1043 Views

ATHERTON

Save the Bay: Elected officials oppose Cargill plan

Environmental advocacy group Save the Bay held a press conference at Bayfront Park today (Feb. 25) to announce that 92 current...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Program at Atherton Library

"Mirror on the Wall: Images of Reality and Illusion" will be held on Friday, February 26th at 7 PM. A Fine Arts Museum docent...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1123 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV woman suffers minor injury in shooting

A young woman suffered a minor injury when she accidentally shot herself in the arm at her Portola Valley home Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 5 comments | 2690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP school district seeks $178 parcel tax

Voters will be asked to help the Menlo Park City School District bridge a projected $2 million budget shortfall with a $178...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alumni Parent, on Feb 24, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 94 comments | 4030 Views

OTHER TOPICS

DanceVisions Presents Mirror of Life

DanceVisions, a long-standing community non-profit dance organization, is proud to present two evenings of new, dynamic modern...

Original post made by Elayne Groechel on Feb. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

City manager defends, explains pay strategy

In the wake of allegations by a city union that Menlo Park is asking its rank-and-file workers to shoulder the burden of...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by new guy, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:34 am | 28 comments | 1994 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs $1.6 million refund of road-impact fees

It seemed like a good idea at the time: charge builders a road-impact fee and use it to repair Atherton roads torn up by...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by got to wonder, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1462 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Megan Mitchell lived for years with bipolar disease

Megan Mitchell, the daughter of Kent and Jo Ann Mitchell of Portola Valley and a graduate of Ormondale, Corte Madera and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by A human, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 2148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district board seeks community input on new superintendent

With the planned June 30 departure of the superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, the governing board...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by full search advocate, on Feb 24, 2010 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 1412 Views

SPORTS

Sports: Chris Barrett signs with USD

Chris Barrett, a five-year veteran of the Menlo-Atherton Vikings Pop Warner football program, recently signed a letter of...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by J Baigent, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1917 Views

MENLO PARK

Homeowner's default cost city $100K

Between legal fees and missed loan payments and homeowners' association dues, the default on loans by a homeowner of a below-market-rate...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 23, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1098 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Clearing the air in Atherton

The Atherton Police Department has had its problems of late, so it is welcome news that City Manager Jerry Gruber and Police...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by West Side Trucker, on Feb 23, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 61 comments | 4578 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley loses an icon

A new Wednesday morning routine has settled in at Portola Valley Hardware at the corner of Alpine and Portola roads: the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sheryl Nouaux, on Feb 23, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 7 comments | 3464 Views
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