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Firefighters sue over overtime, extra trips

Surprised is how Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District said he felt upon learning that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 22, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 9 comments | 1907 Views

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How To Build a Proper Bridge

While the SILICON VALLEY and BAY AREA struggle with bridges and tunnels along the coast, you can see how hard hit nations...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by OpenMind, on Jul 22, 2010 at 7:10 am | 5 comments | 1490 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension initiative group seeks legal defense funds

The grassroots group that sponsored the Menlo Park pension reform initiative is trying to raise at least $35,000 in private...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 22, 2010 at 6:43 am | 41 comments | 2990 Views

MENLO PARK

County tries new locations for sidewalk trees

The San Mateo County Public Works Department is adjusting the locations of sidewalk planter boxes along Alameda de las Pulgas...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Plotter, on Jul 22, 2010 at 6:17 am | 2 comments | 1607 Views

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Emerald Lake: Another mountain lion spotted

A mountain lion was seen feeding in the Emerald Lake Hills area Monday night - the third such sighting in the area this...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Renee F., on Jul 21, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 2122 Views

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Six cited for sale of alcohol to minors

Six adults were cited Friday (July 16) for the sale of alcohol to a minor in Menlo Park, police reported. A seventh was cited...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by one-fisted, on Jul 21, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 19 comments | 2576 Views

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Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, July 22 at 4 pm: Musical storytime for all ages. Friday, July 23 at 10:30 am: Yoga for kids with Surfer Mike....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1453 Views

MENLO PARK

City poised to settle lawsuit involving former Cadillac site on El Camino Real

The Menlo Park City Council is poised to approve a settlement agreement with a group called Concerned Citizens of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by fascism in MP, on Jul 20, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 9 comments | 4697 Views

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Beyond Yosemite

While Yosemite's day hikes are world-class, the truly stunning vistas and solitude of California's high country wilderness...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Jul 20, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1877 Views

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Caltrain adds new features to website

Caltrain has revamped its website with a more user-friendly design and other various features, spokeswoman Christine Dunn...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by David M, on Jul 20, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 1835 Views

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Supervisors oppose ballot measure

In a 4-1 vote on Tuesday, July 13, a majority on the Board of Supervisors decided not to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 20, 2010 at 11:38 am | 9 comments | 1933 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - July 18, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Cookbook Collector Allegra Goodman 2 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 3 Red Hook...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jul. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1466 Views

ATHERTON

Another Brown Act Violation in the Making

Dear Readers, The following is the text of an e-mail I sent to the Town of Atherton. Due to the apparent lack of attention...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1698 Views

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Editorial: High-speed rail off track

With state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, adding his voice to the growing criticism of the California High-Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 6 comments | 2429 Views

MENLO PARK

Local athletes qualify for national JO track and field

The competition was as hot as the weather, but a handful of local track and field athletes survived both during the Region...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by MENLO, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1725 Views

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Bill guaranteeing polling stations becomes law

A bill that guarantees California voters have a place in which to vote on Election Day has been signed into law by Gov. Arnold...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 18, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1864 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Counties should step up for Caltrain

As a user of Caltrain, I am very concerned with the lack of commitment and disappointed by the three counties (San Francisco,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 18, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 3 comments | 1339 Views

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Update: Atherton protest lasted 30 minutes

Today's protest organized by the California Nurses Association in front of the Atherton home of Republican gubernatorial...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Jul 18, 2010 at 11:29 am | 25 comments | 5214 Views

ATHERTON

An offer for Jerry Carlson to Consider

The following is the text of an e-mail I sent to Jerry Carlson offering to withdraw my criminal complaint against him. Some...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 20 comments | 2451 Views

MENLO PARK

Boyle won't seek second term on Menlo council

John Boyle: No. Heyward Robinson: Yes. Rich Cline: Maybe. So the Nov. 2 race for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:11 am | 45 comments | 2539 Views
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