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Voters Should Reject Proposition 16

Proposition 16 is a cynical and misleading effort by PG&E, a for-profit corporation, to protect its business from competition....

Original post made by Martha Beattie on May. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1177 Views

MENLO PARK

An Anonymous Questionnaire about the Utility Tax

The other day, my wife and I each received an email containing a questionnaire pertaining to Measure K, the UUT. The questionnaire...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by shafted, on Jun 15, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 10 comments | 2573 Views

MENLO PARK

Developments on El Camino Real

The City Council will re-visit the planned medical development at the old ACORN restaurant site. (June 17) Many in the city...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2867 Views

MENLO PARK

Major El Camino traffic accident: Reason for a traffic study at Watkins and El Camino?

All the details and correcct facts are not yet in hand. There was a major two vehicle collision at Watkins and El Camino...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by Nader Barbari, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 3122 Views

MENLO PARK

Changing the City’s Direction: An Opinion

The new city manager of San Jose, Debra Figone states: “The city manager is the CEO of the city government. He or she works...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Aug. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2525 Views

AROUND TOWN

"It's a beautiful building."

A recent conversation with a neighbor brought this to my attention: He was admiring the sketch of the proposed 1300 El Camino...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Aug. 15, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Getting there is half the fun; coming back is the other half

http://metroriderla.com/2008/04/15/private-funding-how-about-the-ikea-train/ Heads up, Caltrain. Check out these photos....

Original post made by Martin Engel on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Bleeding eyes, on Apr 16, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2190 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mileage and Smileage from Slowage

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, from our neck of the woods, is an advocate for and has proposed legislation reducing speeds...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 14, 2008 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Get Ready For Their High-Speed Infomercial Sales Pitch

Important Notice: HIGH-SPEED RAIL STUDY SESSION There will be a High-Speed Train Joint Study Session in city council...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2008 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 1865 Views

OTHER TOPICS

It's the Economy!

I am amazed that the most important single news item in the world, does not register on this web site. It’s the ECONOMY! The...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 8 comments | 2104 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain moves forward with electrification of the corridor.

As you may know from the Caltrain press release and the March 22, 2010 Atherton letter to the Joint Powers Board, Caltrain...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Mar. 25, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Alternatives Analysis Meeting; June 1, Burgess Park Rec.Center

Here's a reminder for Bay Area Mid-Peninsula residents. Menlo Park is hosting one of the frequent Alternatives Analysis...

Original post made by Martin Engel on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patti Fry, on May 26, 2010 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 992 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Council Considers Grade Separations -- AGAIN!

After ten years of fighting off both Caltrain corridor development and high-speed rail -- which would pay for Caltrain development...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 936 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Police want to know all about you!

It has come to my attention that the Menlo Park Police are contemplating the purchase of equipment and capacity for capturing...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 95 comments | 4580 Views

ATHERTON

Who owns the intersection of MIddlefield and Oak Grove?

Who owns the intersetion of Middlefield an Oak Grove? Is it Menlo Park or Atherton? Whoever owns it, PLEASE get a left...

Original post made by Mary on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Luz Verde, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes on Measure S

Topic: Measure S for Las Lomitas School District By now, those of us in the Last Lomitas School District have received literature...

Original post made by Mary Cooper on Oct. 14, 2013
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Barack Obama raise $453,000 in Portola Valley

<b> Re this story: "Barack Obama raises $453,000 in Portola Valley"</b> http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=400 O.K.,...

Original post made by mary dumont on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by theopaul, on Mar 25, 2007 at 9:54 am | 7 comments | 3361 Views

MENLO PARK

Brown Act Violations

Would someone who knows the answer and can reference the answer please tell us what are the consequences to Brown Act violations?...

Original post made by Mary Gilles on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by I've written the D.A., on Dec 17, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 21 comments | 2034 Views

MENLO PARK

Transparency with Union Negotiations

Around 6 people showed up at 5:30pm this evening before a special meeting that was held with the new council to discuss aspects...

Original post made by Mary Gilles on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 15, 2010 at 6:11 am | 2 comments | 989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of Young Adults Patronize Their Public Library

On 23 Oct, the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project issued results of its study: "Younger Americans’ Reading...

Original post made by Mary Sweeney on Oct. 23, 2012
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