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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 | 2206 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 | 1974 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 | 1895 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. Itís 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 | 2125 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 | 1009 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
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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 | 6487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Queen Hillary's Speeches

The price of Hillary Clinton's scheduled speech and UNLV fundraiser could be going up. Las Vegas Review Journal, which obtained...

Original post made by Martin O\\\'Malley Fan on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 19, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 4 comments | 129 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 | 2490 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 | 3409 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 | 2053 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 | 1005 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 Americansí Reading...

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

Mary Vosika from BIA

Mary Ann Vosika from BIA cordially invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Powerful Strategies for Women Making History Ė Transform...

Original post made by Mary Vosika on Feb. 24, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Heritage Oak at risk -- Urgent

This is an urgent appeal to anyone who may be able to help - the SF PUC has informed neighbors whose homes are between 15th...

Original post made by MaryAnnMP on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by MaryAnnMP, on May 31, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 49 comments | 3857 Views

ATHERTON

Lawsuits: Taxpayer Impacts

Atherton has had some payouts associated with lawsuit settlements in the past couple of years. There's at least one big suit...

Original post made by Math Facts on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:31 am | 30 comments | 2614 Views

WOODSIDE

Police and Fire

The San Mateo County Sheriffs Office and the Woodside Fire Protection District are fine agencies that used to enjoy weekly...

Original post made by Matt on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Sep 26, 2007 at 7:23 pm | 1 comment | 2707 Views
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