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MENLO PARK

Action on the pension front

Menlo Park residents concerned about the escalating cost of public employee compensation and benefits got a lift last week...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on May 12, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1337 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown plan: Is Menlo Park changing direction?

Here's a question you probably haven't spent much time pondering: How did the parking plazas in downtown Menlo Park come...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by carol, on May 12, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 1881 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park, Atherton file new legal challenge to California High-Speed Rail Authority

Menlo Park, Atherton and a coalition of environmental groups filed a new legal challenge against the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on May 12, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 3923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stogner's Platform

In a meeting this evening Supervisorial Candidate Michael Stogner will unveil his campaign platform. Mr. Stogner will announce...

Original post made by sniper on May. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1303 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Fence across stream draws scrutiny

Lengths of plastic tubing hang down over Alambique Creek like a curtain as the stream crosses into the Portola Road property...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by pv neighbor, on May 11, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 3755 Views

ATHERTON

A.C.I.L. meeting????

I have been wondering for some time what the ACIL is up to. Today I heard they are having their annual meeting at HP pavilion...

Original post made by Ed on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 11, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1497 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Frances Geballe named Citizen of the Year in Woodside School District

Longtime Woodside resident and philanthropist Frances Geballe is this year's recipient of the Citizen of the Year award....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Moinica, on May 10, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 4455 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Financial Elder Abuse Speaker

WHO: CHRIS RODRIGUEZ, Health Services Manager in San Mateo County, WHY: CHRIS will help inform us about financial...

Original post made by Richard Heinzelman on May. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bathroom remodeling starts house fire

A husband and wife who recently purchased a house in eastern Menlo Park will be forced to sleep elsewhere, following a Friday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 10, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 1616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 5/8/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 This Body Of Death Elizabeth George 2 Under Heaven Guy Gavriel Kay 3 Imperfect Birds Anne Lamott 4 Help Kathryn...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Basic changes needed to fix schools, Assembly candidates agree at Saturday forum

Basic changes are needed to fix California's ailing K-12 education system, Democrats vying to succeed Ira Ruskin in the state...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on May 10, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 2164 Views

OTHER TOPICS

California High-Speed Rail Authority names chief executive officer

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has hired a seasoned transportation executive and current president of Alstom Transportation...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on May 10, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 2084 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11 budget....

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on May 10, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 3536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Adult Bike Safety Class May 18th

On Sunday May 2nd Oak Knoll Elementary School Hosted their first Bike Safety Bike Ride, “You Otter Ride to School”. ...

Original post made by MA on May. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1728 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission votes in favor of Bohannon project

Menlo Park's Planning Commission voted 4-3 at its meeting Monday, May 3, in favor of a prodigious development project proposed...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Commission blew it, on May 9, 2010 at 4:53 pm | 6 comments | 1671 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: Betty Jean Whelan: athlete and artist

Betty Jean Whelan of Portola Valley, who was an accomplished athlete in her youth, died Jan. 21 at the age of 81. She was...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 9, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lehman Brothers collapse: Eshoo introduces legislation to repay public entities

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo introduced the Restitution for Local Government Act of 2010 today to help counties and other public entities...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Stop Eshoo NOW, on May 8, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 130 comments | 15718 Views

MENLO PARK

Landscaping law would apply to four-fifths of Menlo Park homes

Menlo Park's new water-efficient landscaping ordinance hews closely to the state's ordinance, but would apply to more homes....

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Guest, on May 8, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 1386 Views

MENLO PARK

Local parents feel squeezed out of child care

As the city of Menlo Park works to greatly reduce its subsidy of the city-run West Menlo child care program, some parents...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Working Mom in West Menlo, on May 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 29 comments | 5386 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million revenue shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 8, 2010 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1686 Views
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