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MENLO PARK

Commission counters Beltramo's proposal

The ball's back in the developer's court after the Menlo Park Housing Commission unanimously agreed on a counterproposal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Notice Stanford's TDM with ECR parked cars?, on Sep 8, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 1783 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 25 bicyclists cited for running stop sign

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies cited 25 bicyclists on charges of failing to come to a stop at a busy intersection in...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 8, 2010 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1736 Views

MENLO PARK

Gateway ballot measure argument criticized

Menlo Park City Council candidate Chuck Bernstein inspired a look at how ballot measure arguments get written last week when...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:34 am | 22 comments | 2282 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Portola Valley's famous watering holes

Before the end of World War II, Portola Valley was a quiet place of horses, hayfields and strawberry patches. A few small...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by dave schummers, on Sep 7, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 1974 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's showtime

Jeffrey Adair, successful businessman and longtime director of the Menlo School benefit, is back in show business. He's appearing...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Danielle Santana, on Sep 7, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged crack dealers arrested in the Willows

Police arrested a Menlo Park couple allegedly selling crack cocaine out of their apartment near Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Former Classmate, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 26 comments | 2261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A commemoration for Bill Lane

As the Portola Valley community mourns the passing of Bill Lane, I would like to share a personal account of how his supportive...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unions remain silent about candidate interviews

Menlo Park's six City Council hopefuls are now wading through the nearly endless series of interviews each candidate undergoes...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

ATHERTON

Police arrest 167 on suspicion of DUI; 113 vehicles screened in Atherton, but no arrests

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 1555 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton / Alameda - Cell Tower

Who authorized the new cell tower at the intersection of Atherton and the Alameda. Unsightly! They could have at least put...

Original post made by Casper on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1458 Views

WOODSIDE

Those were the days

This circa 1890s view of Menlo Park shows the home of William A. Doyle. The woman standing on the porch is not identified....

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 6, 2010 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1932 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Beltramo's townhomes on agenda

The Menlo Park Housing Commission will hear a presentation by Beltramo's Investment Company tonight (Sept. 1) regarding the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Smith, on Sep 5, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 1587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need players for 14U girls softball Fallball SPIN

Hi Our 14UsSoftball team needs a couple more players for Fall ball - its a super fun team and this Fall we're going to be...

Original post made by Casey on Sep. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3093 Views

ATHERTON

Firms to compete for city attorney position

The Atherton City Council agreed in principle, in a unanimous vote on Aug. 18, to invite area law firms to make their cases...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 4, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 4 comments | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bronze horse descends on Woodside hill

"Spring," a bronze mare sculpture that weighs 1,200 pounds, is hoisted into place Tuesday (Aug. 31) on Village Hill along...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by EGregson, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1729 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council dives into pool bids

Considering that it was a Menlo Park City Council meeting, there was little dissent among council members on Aug. 24 as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 18 comments | 1844 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking changes coming to Menlo Park

The New Year will herald new parking rules for Menlo Park. The City Council voted 4-1 to test a plan that changes the configuration...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 19 comments | 2170 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain weighs fare increases

Although weekend Caltrain service recently escaped the budget ax, at a public hearing on Sept. 2 the rail agency proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by M.C., on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1701 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A moves ahead on lights and expands usage hours

From The Daily Journal: "On Wednesday, the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees will consider adopting a...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:59 am | 27 comments | 1993 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton video remains online despite privacy complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2010 at 6:57 am | 59 comments | 3904 Views
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