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AROUND TOWN

Mayor: Public notice should have been given

After coming under fire over a likely violation of the state's open meeting law, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline said this week...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 16 comments | 2039 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton will revisit road-impact fee refund

Two Atherton councilmen who voted to refund $1.6 million worth of road-impact fees paid to the town by builders have placed...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Richard Andrews, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 1648 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Nurses plan protest at Whitman's Atherton home

Members of the California Nurses Association say that about 1,000 of them will be coming to the Atherton home of Republican...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 16, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 58 comments | 2794 Views

MENLO PARK

Partner at Menlo Park venture capital firm is among buyers of Warriors basketball team

Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison won the America's Cup sailing race earlier this year, but Thursday he lost his bid to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 16, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 1542 Views

MENLO PARK

GC Tasting Cafe in Menlo Park is closing Friday

GC's Tasting Cafe and Specialty Market, located at 657 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park, is closing Friday. The store, which...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 3132 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail Authority besieged by critical reports

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has until February to resolve a litany of recently uncovered problems with the planned...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 15, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 14 comments | 1971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: Cafe was behind on maintenance

Human nature was a culprit in the June 16 fire in Cafe Silan on Santa Cruz Avenue that put the 11-year-old restaurant out...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by ginger, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 1847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury: school districts need to improve effectiveness of school bond oversight

School districts in San Mateo County need to do a better job of recruiting and training members for committees that provide...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property tax revenue decline - it is now official

(Redwood City, CA) Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Assessor, signed the 2010-11 Property Assessment Roll on June 30, 2010,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 10 comments | 1332 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Red light cameras court controversy

Drivers tagged by Menlo Park's four red light cameras during the past year may want to keep an eye on the latest court rulings. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Henry99, on Jul 14, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 2063 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley to weigh in on Stanford hospital project

Should there be a traffic light at Alpine Road at the Interstate 280 northbound off-ramp? It is one of several questions...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 3390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celtic Music tonight at Atherton Library

Wednesday, July 14th at 7 pm. Celtic singer and songwriter Mary McLaughlin will be performing with the breathtaking harp...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday Family Storytime at Atherton Library

Saturday, July 17 at 11 AM, join us for storytime for all ages. Stories, rhymes, and a simple craft/coloring provided. 2...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2513 Views

ATHERTON

Carlson says he will run for another term on council

As the candidate filing period for the Nov. 2 election opens, at least one incumbent, Jerry Carlson, has stated his intention...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ugh, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:05 am | 1 comment | 1570 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 3072 Views

MENLO PARK

Candidate filing period opens

Local voters, especially in Menlo Park and Atherton, will have some key governing body seats to fill and issues to face when...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Vlad Sanchez, on Jul 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1376 Views

MENLO PARK

Retail development lawsuit nears end?

The legal tangle surrounding an office/retail development project at 1300 El Camino Real may clear up when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Inquiry, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1305 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire in fireplace may have ignited shake roof

A "little roof fire" reported at 12:35 p.m. Monday, July 12, at a one-story home on Lawler Ranch Road in Woodside took firefighters...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12-year-old all-stars go down fighting

Menlo-Atherton's mercurial all-star campaign came to an end on Friday, just as shortstop Arnaud Laprais was starting to get...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3283 Views
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