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ATHERTON

Council Election and Conflicts of Interest

Last Wednesday evening, I attended the Atherton council meeting. During public comments, I noted that Peter Carpenter had...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 26, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 1626 Views

ATHERTON

Town video taping of its citizens

It has come to my attention that the Town has video cameras and taping devices installed at locations where the Town staff...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Information Please, on Aug 26, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 17 comments | 2179 Views

MENLO PARK

Sidewalk re-opens at Watkins site

Through heavy rains in winter and long dry days in summer, Menlo Park pedestrians waited for the sidewalk along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by In Gratitude, on Aug 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 2222 Views

MENLO PARK

Readers' Choice 2010: And the winners are …

Enough with celebrity news, already. How about shining some light on the stars in our local community, the people who run...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bea, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 7848 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP identifies man arrested after fatal crash

The California Highway Patrol has identified a 35-year-old Sunnyvale man who was arrested Thursday after a fatal collision...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by *, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 2227 Views

ATHERTON

Why The Almanac Matters

Not listed here on line, but contained on page 6 of todays Almanac print edition is an article about the status of Atherton's...

Original post made by Ed on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by GoodQuestion, on Aug 25, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 12 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spirit unaffected' -- teacher Jason Picetti offers lessons in courage and determination

Is it possible to sum up a life in six words? Jason Picetti, a man who embraces challenge, recently decided to try. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 25, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 8466 Views

MENLO PARK

Traveling con man Simon Gann arrested in Menlo Park

There's your run-of-the-mill bad boyfriend, and then there's Simon Gann. A 32-year-old Menlo Park woman suspected that the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by MP, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 5135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates toss in hats

The candidate rosters have begun to fill for the elections in November to determine the make-up of the governing boards...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by district parent, on Aug 25, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 3524 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Vaulters take home honors

For the more clumsy, dance and gymnastics, even on a solid floor, is cause for embarrassment and, at times, injury. Combining...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 5125 Views

AROUND TOWN

District delivers death to mosquitoes

Mosquitoes have dedicated enemies in San Mateo County, where the Mosquito Abatement District goes to great lengths to deny...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1922 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess baby pool closed; two children hospitalized after gas exposure

Two children who were playing in the Burgess baby pool in Menlo Park on Aug. 10 had reactions to a "gaseous substance" apparently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Think this through, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 2065 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: more spending cuts needed

Atherton staff must sharpen their pencils and find more spending cuts to avoid reaching into reserves and the parcel tax...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 5752 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: MP may ask for bids on pool contract

The Menlo Park City Council, which meets Tuesday (Aug. 24) after a summer recess, has three items of note on its agenda....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:12 am | 4 comments | 1609 Views

ATHERTON

Suspect arrested in burglary of Encinal School

A burglary at Encinal Elementary School at 195 Encinal Avenue in Atherton led to the arrest of a Redwood City man two blocks...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmmm, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 1867 Views

MENLO PARK

Pool mishap: Why did city wait eight days to report it?

The Menlo Park investigation continues into a chlorination malfunction at the Burgess baby pool that put two children in...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Cynical de Bergerac II, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1548 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park roundup: City may seek bids for contract to operate Burgess pool center

The Menlo Park City Council faces three items of note when it meets Tuesday, Aug. 24, after a summer recess: Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1400 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city officials back to business

Tonight (Aug. 23) the Menlo Park Planning Commission reconvenes to consider whether to approve a use permit for Beverages...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 24, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 1768 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge tentatively decides not to reopen high-speed-rail lawsuit filed by Atherton, MP

After a judge tentatively decided Aug. 19 to not reopen a lawsuit filed against the high-speed rail authority by Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by GiveItUp, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 9 comments | 2270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside murder suspect pleads not guilty

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh of unincorporated Woodside has pleaded not guilty to charges of premeditated murder for financial...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Buck, on Aug 24, 2010 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 2048 Views
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