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AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Council candidates forum in Menlo Park

Candidates for the Menlo Park City Council will answer questions at a forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the council...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:33 am | 4 comments | 1549 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Measure L unfair to Women and Minorities?

I am posting the following message I received. I believe that writer is mis-informed and through the wide distribution of...

Original post made by Angry Mom on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ask Barrett to show u her new RE tax bill, on Sep 29, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 7 comments | 1556 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Ticket motorists, not cyclists, for violations

Rolling through a stop sign on a bicycle is illegal, but it should be kept in perspective. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10165...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 29, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 1788 Views

ATHERTON

A management shakeup is needed in Atherton

In another post, Peter Carpenter put up sections of the City Charter that outlines the powers and duties of the City Manager. One...

Original post made by Bill Irving on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by so what, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 23 comments | 1960 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor addresses state of city

Drawing a larger crowd than attends most City Council meetings, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline delivered his state of the city...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 22 comments | 2417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Outsourcing II (The Truth)

The Atherton Police Department and their union, the Atherton Police Officer's Association, have gotten pretty active lately...

Original post made by The Truth on Sep. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1448 Views

MENLO PARK

Home & Garden closing doors

Home & Garden and...Kids too! at 714 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park is closing shop after 16 years of selling kids...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Downtown Business Owner, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 1386 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton continues high-speed rail litigation

The fight goes on: Atherton will "continue with legal remedies" to force the state's high-speed rail agency to address the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by fair view, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:06 am | 13 comments | 2245 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager resigns

The Atherton City Council will have to start looking for a new city manager. The current manager, Jerome "Jerry" Gruber,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Litigation, on Sep 28, 2010 at 8:16 am | 26 comments | 9150 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga thanks Chamber for Golden Acorn Award

John Arrillaga, center, and his wife, left, speak with Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas before the beginning of the 2010...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Outside looking in, on Sep 28, 2010 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week: scoping sessions on flood control

Flooding where San Francisquito Creek meets the Bay, whether from rising sea levels or severe storms, will be the topic of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by x resident, on Sep 27, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - September 26, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Freedom Jonathan Franzen 2 Room Emma Donoghue 3 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 4 Cookbook...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1328 Views

AROUND TOWN

New gym to be named after Arrillaga family

Palo Alto land developer John Arrillaga has lent his family's name to several athletic facilities on the Stanford campus....

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by shirley, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1774 Views

MOVIES

old movie blog - want to join this project?

I've started an old movie blog, with the goal of getting more people (ie current parenting generation and their kids!) into...

Original post made by laura on Sep. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 14066 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Janet Medlin, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 74 comments | 4688 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Lawyers Caution Me Against Exercise of My Freedom of Speech

I received a letter yesterday (that was sent to my attorney) from lawyers representing the Town of Atherton stating, in part: "We...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by falling dominos, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:50 am | 25 comments | 2416 Views

ATHERTON

Selecting a new Atherton Town Manager

Dear Council and Council candidates, With Jerry Gruber's resignation the Council is faced with its most important responsibility...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Sep 26, 2010 at 9:31 am | 5 comments | 1510 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys, girls tune up for tourneys with wins

Wednesday's prep roundup: The Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo team lost eight players, including its starting goalie,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by SHP mom, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 3533 Views

FICTION

Sometimes you can fight City Hall

When Menlo Park badminton fans discovered that floor plans for the new $11.5-million Arrillaga gym off Alma Street did not...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Badminton, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 5924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain wants high-speed rail to start locally

Caltrain has joined a growing swell of Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed-rail system. But Caltrain isn't...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by TrainIsComing, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 1768 Views
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Fire department event at the library
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