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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Developer Sam Sinnott asks for police presence at City Council meeting

Menlo Park council meetings are generally noted for a lack of physical, if not verbal, violence, but developer Sam Sinnott...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassing, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 42 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge arrested for alleged DUI; D.A. reviewing case

A San Mateo County judge was arrested on U.S. 101 in Redwood City during Memorial Day Weekend on suspicion of driving...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 42 comments | 3795 Views

WOODSIDE

Speed Trap

On Wednesday August 20th while driving from my home in Atherton to my office in San Francisco, I was pulled over by a motor...

Original post made by Tom Newon on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 1714 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Locals sue FAA over aircraft noise

For years, residents in Portola Valley, Ladera and along Skyline Boulevard have complained to Northern California aviation...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 14, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 42 comments | 2515 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to study changing public benefits trigger in specific plan

The Menlo Park City Council agreed Tuesday night to Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller's request to have the city schedule a time...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by wcs, on Oct 24, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 42 comments | 2024 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo takes up chloramine question

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo has arranged a meeting in early September between local opponents of the water additive chloramine...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Feb 23, 2012 at 7:29 am | 41 comments | 9597 Views

AROUND TOWN

MP uses photos to catch red-light runners

Red-light runners beware: Menlo Park will start a trial run of its new red-light photo enforcement system on Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by HeyMrAlmanac, on May 16, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 41 comments | 3210 Views

MENLO PARK

Community Engagement Manager

It seems like the best kept secret in town is the newly hired Community Engatement Manager. Has anyone seen her? For a...

Original post made by Just Wondering II on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:17 am | 41 comments | 3156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign stemming from fatal bike accident nets 45 citations

An "Honor the Stop" enforcement campaign that was inspired by the deaths of two bicyclists killed by a sheriff's deputy...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 41 comments | 2718 Views

OTHER TOPICS

In high-speed rail battle, Peninsula residents may have found their Goliath

Those who would like to see the high-speed rail line run in a tunnel or a trench, rather than on a berm, as it passes through...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by progress, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 41 comments | 3429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury convicts track coach for pushing boy

After a four-day trial, a San Mateo County jury on Friday, Dec. 11, convicted longtime Menlo-Atherton High School cross-country...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous Arguments, on Dec 18, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 41 comments | 2962 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: more spending cuts needed

Atherton staff must sharpen their pencils and find more spending cuts to avoid reaching into reserves and the parcel tax...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 3684 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 | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 2984 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Family of bicyclist files wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a woman fatally struck by a big-rig while riding her bicycle in unincorporated Portola Valley last month has...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 30, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 41 comments | 3610 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park should not welcome Facebook

I just read where our City Manager said he would be delighted if Facebook were to come into the Sun Micro campus. Why! Does...

Original post made by looking on on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Doctrine of Relation Back?, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 41 comments | 2877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board imposes terms on union employees

The firefighters of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will get $350 more per month for health and welfare benefits,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 41 comments | 4082 Views

MENLO PARK

Volatile public comment on downtown plan

The third session of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan inspired...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 41 comments | 3825 Views

MENLO PARK

Pool of Menlo council candidates grows by one

Three candidates for the two seats open on the Menlo Park City Council means it's starting to look like a race after all....

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jul 5, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 41 comments | 2173 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Misuse of social media by 'Athertonians' blog

In connection with the Atherton Library controversy the moderators of the Yahoo blog "Athertonians," which was set up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 6:14 am | 41 comments | 2341 Views
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