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ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 3254 Views

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Stanford trail set to open

A long-awaited trail that runs south of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway through the foothills could be open to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1803 Views

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg buys historic Palo Alto home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly purchased a historic home in Palo Alto that was once owned by a Palo Alto pioneer....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by facebook, on May 13, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 2620 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Committee for Privately Funding the Police Department

Didi Fisher, former mayor Nan Chapman, former mayor (who doesn't live in Atherton anymore) Chris Colby Betsy Glikbarg,...

Original post made by Believe it or not on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 13, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 15 comments | 2042 Views

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Saturday: Forum/workshop on Sudden Oak Death

A community meeting on the continuing presence of Sudden Oak Death (SOD) in Woodside and Portola Valley is set for 10 a.m....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by agrifos, on May 13, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

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Gov Brown wants to close 70 state parks

Those state parks include a number of Bay Area parks. Portola Redwoods State Park in La Honda Castle Rock State Park in...

Original post made by Bob on May. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1397 Views

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Sunday: St. Raymond School dedicates field

St. Raymond School in Menlo Park is dedicating a new grass field at the school on Sunday, May 15, to the Daschbach family,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Teri, on May 13, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1736 Views

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New supervisor Dave Pine has been around the block

Dave Pine, a former corporate attorney and a longtime part-time politician -- he held elected office at age 19 -- beat out...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lets Hope, on May 13, 2011 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 1588 Views

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Report: Strip power from high-speed rail authority

California's proposed high-speed-rail system is facing potentially crippling threats from looming federal deadlines and weak...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on May 13, 2011 at 9:45 am | 5 comments | 1800 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lawmaker rips plan for 'blended' rail system

A Central Valley assemblywoman came out swinging on Friday against a proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to 'blend' Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 12, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 15 comments | 4227 Views

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Trying Menlo Park's downtown plan on for size

An environmental impact report revisits an idea for the development of Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real that was...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on May 12, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1667 Views

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Menlo proposal: Freeze pay for police sergeants

It's hard to think of a more hot-button topic in Menlo Park right now than public employee compensation. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 11, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2075 Views

MENLO PARK

United Menlo Park council approves Stanford deal

Swapping the right to sue for more money, the Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 to accept Stanford's offer of $3.7 million...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 11, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 1588 Views

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Thursday: Bike to Work Day

To the joy of bikers and chagrin of drivers, Thursday, May 12, marks the 17th annual Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on May 11, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1547 Views

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Fast and furious in Menlo Park

A stolen car caught the attention of a Menlo Park police officer during the wee hours of Friday morning. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Will, on May 10, 2011 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 1951 Views

ATHERTON

The Atherton Police Department Propaganda Machine

Exactly coincident with the "emergency budget meeting" yesterday, which was attended by Mike Guerra, former chief Glen Neilson...

Original post made by Joseph on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Godwin, on May 10, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1795 Views

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Omar Ahmad Mayor of San Carlos dies.

My condolences to his family and friends. http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?type=bnews&id=158482&title=Omar%20Ahmad,%20San%20Carlos%20mayor,%20dies%20from%20heart...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1341 Views

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HAPPY documentary showing today Tuesday May 10 at 5:30

The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) is sponsoring an exclusive sneak preview of HAPPY,...

Original post made by Melissa Moody on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on May 10, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1745 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Resident foils burglar with yells, claps

A resident of West Atherton responded to a suspicious noise and apparently foiled a burglary by yelling and clapping her...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by shocked, on May 10, 2011 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 1612 Views

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Perfect example of Prosecutorial Misconduct

Santa Clara District Attorney Jeff Rosen has yanked an attorney off a complex gang murder case for improperly withholding...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 10, 2011 at 7:17 am | 4 comments | 2369 Views
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