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Decision on new sheriff up to county supervisors

Sheriff Greg Munks announced recently that he will retire due to health reasons on July 16, with more than two years left...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 1068 Views

OTHER TOPICS

GOP NATIONAL platform draft declares pornography 'public health crisis'

7,239 people killed by porn this year already. Whoops - 7,239 people killed by GUNS this year already. Yet the GOP...

Original post made by Louis on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Kitchen table, on Jul 13, 2016 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marsh Road drainage channel project moving ahead

Atherton officials say the contractors are making significant progress in installing a new drainage channel along Marsh Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 5 comments | 2390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park says 'no thanks' to state affordable housing bill

Menlo Park "agrees that California is facing a housing affordability crisis; however, this is not the solution." Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by no more, on Jul 12, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 4722 Views

AROUND TOWN

NRA statement on Dallas missing usual Gun Canard content

Today's statement did not include the usual NRA comments when another mass shooting takes place: - the usual "if only...

Original post made by Stop the insanity on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sophie, on Jul 12, 2016 at 7:56 am | 4 comments | 274 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton to rebuild Marsh Road drainage channel, but faces traffic challenges

Atherton finally has what it needs to repair the crumbling Atherton Channel drainage culvert next to Marsh Road -- funding...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by FZ, on Jul 11, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 12 comments | 3457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Dry cleaner pleads no contest to fraud charges

Edwin Gary Smith, the former owner of Menalto Dry Cleaners in Menlo Park, pleaded no contest on July 8 to eight felonies:...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Jul 11, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 6 comments | 1487 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County attempts to take on housing crisis

San Mateo County is attempting to take on the housing crisis on several fronts, including the creation of a $10 million fund...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Jul 11, 2016 at 12:56 pm | 20 comments | 4018 Views

MENLO PARK

Study on displacement of residents raises eyebrows

The Menlo Park Housing Commission and community members who attended its June 29 meeting, were dubious at best at conclusions...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by pdj, on Jul 11, 2016 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 3574 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Still the Worst (Caltrain Electrification Edition)

The Merc reports that Athertonians are yet again uniting the Peninsula, specifically by making everyone else hate them. The...

Original post made by SP1863 on Jul. 10, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 11, 2016 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 287 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SEQUOIA HOSPITAL PAVILION GRAND OPENING MAY 2

Had it not been for my referendum petitioning effort in 2003, which derailed the effort of those who advocated relocating...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 11, 2016 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 3984 Views

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Atherton council: Lewis and Wiest say they will run for re-election

Atherton Mayor Elizabeth Lewis and Councilman Cary Wiest, whose council terms end this year, have told the Almanac they plan...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 11, 2016 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 1581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pig scrambles: Residents, veterinarians debate issue

A brief and extemporaneous debate on the values of the Old West took shape on June 28 at the Woodside Town Council meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by KT2, on Jul 10, 2016 at 12:23 am | 5 comments | 1384 Views

SPORTS

#KDtotheBay

Wow. Independence Day for Kevin Durant. Four top 12 players together on the same team. A team where Klay is the 4th best...

Original post made by Confirmed on Jul. 4, 2016
Last comment by High flier, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Liquor license application for Cuckoo's Nest on hold

A request for a liquor license by a private club, called the Cuckoo's Nest, in Menlo Park has generated no insignificant...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Our town, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:10 am | 7 comments | 3116 Views

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East Palo Alto activists say Menlo Park omitted key letter from Facebook expansion study

Something is missing from the almost 5,000 pages of text detailing how the environment would be affected by Facebook's plans...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 8, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 1745 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Sequoia Healthcare District reduce its tax collection?

With the greatly increased assessed value of property in the Sequoia Healthcare District, coupled with their elimination...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 8, 2016 at 8:44 am | 9 comments | 385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: $212,500 tree-cutting fine is paid in full

The $209,000 budget surplus for the town of Woodside has more than doubled with the cashing of a check for $212,500, delivered...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Plant trees, on Jul 7, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: How Facebook's expansion might affect local traffic

While there is debate about how much Facebook's expansion plans will impact housing in Menlo Park, since only about 4 percent...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 7, 2016 at 9:38 am | 6 comments | 2483 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton now has a 'quiet zone' for Fair Oaks rail crossing

On Monday, June 13, Atherton became the first community on the Caltrain corridor to have a "quiet zone" where train operators...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:37 am | 14 comments | 2650 Views
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