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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Case affirmed Union Pacific's rights

This is a response to last week's guest opinion by Quentin Kopp, a board member of the state's High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by NIMBY Buster, on Aug 2, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Free showing of 'Supersize Me'

The Little House Activity Center in Menlo Park will have a free showing of the film, "Supersize Me," at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by great movie, on Aug 2, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Middle-aged man robs Menlo Park bank

A man estimated to be about 40 to 50 years old with gray hair robbed the Bank of the West branch at 900 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Rita Rosberg, on Aug 2, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 6 comments | 1754 Views

MENLO PARK

City to oppose pension-initiative lawsuit

Menlo Park's city attorney will file an opposing argument to the legal challenge by two public employee unions of the citizen-driven...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Blue Collar Public Worker, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 121 comments | 10550 Views

MENLO PARK

Bevmo Is Coming Again

Bevmo post ABC license on the door of old Chilli's. It's comming to Menlo Park again!...

Original post made by ginger on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Here we go again, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 6 comments | 1395 Views

ATHERTON

Wasmann's Worries

Atherton Building Official Mike Wasmann is under fire. Not only has one resident questioned his credentials, resulting...

Original post made by bill everett on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, on Aug 1, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 1681 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: County ignores voting rights act

As a member of the county's charter review committee, I am very familiar with the job the Board of Supervisors asked us to...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 31, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1618 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Third Homicide in One Week

Is it because news of crime in our vicinity is a subject which might upset our locals, or is it that it just is not dignified. According...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Msmarple, on Jul 31, 2010 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Woodside resident killed in Hillsborough

The man who was shot and killed in Hillsborough on Tuesday (June 15) has been identified by Hillsborough police as Christopher...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 31, 2010 at 5:30 am | 2 comments | 1560 Views

MENLO PARK

InMenlo first anniversary photo exhibit at Cafe Zoe

Join us in celebrating InMenlo's one-year anniversary at a reception on Thursday, Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Cafe Zoe....

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Chris Gulker, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1183 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council reverses itself on hotel tax

Menlo Park's hotel tax will remain as is for at least three more years after the City Council reversed itself last night...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 2080 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire board president Peter Ohtaki takes out papers for Menlo Park City Council race

Peter I. Ohtaki, a member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board since 2007 and its current president, took out...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:31 am | 51 comments | 5565 Views

WOODSIDE

No vote for you, supervisors say

Should voters decide how county supervisors are elected? No way, says the supervisors themselves. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 29, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 2375 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail officials head for D.C. with survey

California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are traveling to the nation's capital this week to drum up federal support...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 29, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1896 Views

MENLO PARK

Council begrudgingly approves legal settlement involving El Camino project

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) They were peeved and frustrated in doing so, but Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS2, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 2594 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supes reject ballot measure to hike sales tax

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has rejected the idea of putting a quarter-cent sales tax on the November ballot....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Harry Turner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 2051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire destroys vehicle, carport

A fire in a carport at 1452 San Antonio Ave. in Menlo Park destroyed the vehicle parked there, the carport, and nearby facilities...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Solomon, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1699 Views

ATHERTON

The Tornado Approaching Atherton Town Hall

The Town of Atherton is about to meet its match. Atherton is about to find out that there is something worse than a woman...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 1830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes may put sales tax measure on ballot

Voters in San Mateo County may be asked to approve a quarter-cent increase in the countywide sales tax. The county Board...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:44 am | 9 comments | 1878 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city attorney under fire by mayor

The Atherton City Council has not asked City Attorney Wynne S. Furth to reapply for her job, which she has held since February...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on Jul 27, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 3863 Views
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