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AROUND TOWN

Menlo proposal: Freeze pay for police sergeants

It's hard to think of a more hot-button topic in Menlo Park right now than public employee compensation. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 11, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2179 Views

MENLO PARK

United Menlo Park council approves Stanford deal

Swapping the right to sue for more money, the Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 to accept Stanford's offer of $3.7 million...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 11, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 1689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Bike to Work Day

To the joy of bikers and chagrin of drivers, Thursday, May 12, marks the 17th annual Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on May 11, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fast and furious in Menlo Park

A stolen car caught the attention of a Menlo Park police officer during the wee hours of Friday morning. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Will, on May 10, 2011 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 2039 Views

ATHERTON

The Atherton Police Department Propaganda Machine

Exactly coincident with the "emergency budget meeting" yesterday, which was attended by Mike Guerra, former chief Glen Neilson...

Original post made by Joseph on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Godwin, on May 10, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Omar Ahmad Mayor of San Carlos dies.

My condolences to his family and friends. http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?type=bnews&id=158482&title=Omar%20Ahmad,%20San%20Carlos%20mayor,%20dies%20from%20heart...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 10, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

HAPPY documentary showing today Tuesday May 10 at 5:30

The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) is sponsoring an exclusive sneak preview of HAPPY,...

Original post made by Melissa Moody on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on May 10, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1789 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Resident foils burglar with yells, claps

A resident of West Atherton responded to a suspicious noise and apparently foiled a burglary by yelling and clapping her...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by shocked, on May 10, 2011 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 1708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perfect example of Prosecutorial Misconduct

Santa Clara District Attorney Jeff Rosen has yanked an attorney off a complex gang murder case for improperly withholding...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 10, 2011 at 7:17 am | 4 comments | 2406 Views

ATHERTON

Has anyone else received email regarding security breach for posting here?

Just wondering if anyone else has?!? Also, what is being done about it?...

Original post made by JustWondering on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on May 9, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 5 comments | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor's race: Dave Pine leading, according to election night report

Dave Pine has been elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, according to the final election night report by...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 34 comments | 2616 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: California cap & trade

California's cap-and-trade program, proposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is the topic for a luncheon meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

Environmental report: Road to spiffed-up downtown Menlo Park would be far more clogged

There's no getting around it -- no package of mitigating measures to call upon: A developed downtown area as envisioned in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on May 9, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 16 comments | 2596 Views

MENLO PARK

Finding safety, family, hope

<I>"I lived in a world that at any moment could erupt into fire. It was the sort of knowledge that kept you on your toes."...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by John Straubel, on May 9, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1773 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Real estate: Are private council talks OK?

The Portola Valley town attorney claims a Town Council can discuss background questions about potential real estate transactions...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by pv resident, on May 9, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 2759 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Special meeting may be prelude to staffing, spending cuts

The Atherton City Council will meet at 8 a.m. Monday, May 9, in a special public meeting that is likely to be the prelude...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on May 9, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 24 comments | 3314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Wide opposition to Cargill's 'Saltworks' project

Cargill's effort to persuade Redwood City, the Peninsula and the region of the supposed benefits of their city in a salt...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 9, 2011 at 10:07 am | 10 comments | 2907 Views

FICTION

Reactions to death of Osama bin Laden

"That he's dead is part of the healing process," said Harold Schapelhouman, chief at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Homeopathy, on May 8, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 15 comments | 5322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax Senior exemption

I have always questioned the use of Senior exemptions for school district parcel tax ballot measures. And, I have suggested...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 7, 2011 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 3484 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford offers Menlo Park more money

Stanford is now offering Menlo Park $3.7 million to ease traffic snarls induced by its proposed hospital expansion and also...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by menlo parker, on May 7, 2011 at 9:53 am | 12 comments | 2096 Views
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