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'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 21, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1669 Views


State coaching honor for Sacred Heart Prep's Lavorato

==B Prep football notes== It was a big year for head coach Pete Lavorato and his Sacred Heart Prep football team. The Gators...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Lightweight, on Jan 9, 2013 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 1669 Views


Editorial: Transparency is not always pretty

A few weeks ago we chastised the Atherton Town Council for intentionally keeping word of a $230,000 settlement against the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by clothes line, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views


Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 14, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views


Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dutch Who?, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 1668 Views


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 | 1668 Views


Early morning police call evacuates Safeway

People shopping at the Sharon Heights Safeway in Menlo Park around 1 a.m. Monday morning (Aug. 16) got more than they bargained...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 16, 2010 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views


Second Thoughts Over Investigating Corruption in the Atherton Police Department

About a month ago, Peter Carpenter called the FBI over his concerns about misconduct in the Atherton Police Department. In...

Original post made by Slacker on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 14, 2011 at 9:36 am | 6 comments | 1668 Views


Steve Jobs, Apple's creative visionary, dies at 56

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and the creative force behind the company's transformation into one of the world's most...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 7, 2011 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 1668 Views


Editorial: New wrinkle in June 5 primary

This year voters will find a different system in place when they go to the polls or cast their ballots by mail in the June...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Carlos Romero for SMC Supervisor!, on May 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 1668 Views


Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative.

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative. One of the most disgusting actions a Menlo Park Council has...

Original post made by the way it is on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Fed up II, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1668 Views


Town of Atherton Buys Almanac's Silence

In this week's (March 17) Almanac the Town of Atherton in the single largest advertiser with ads on page 3 (quarter page),...

Original post made by Watch Dog on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 21, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 11 comments | 1667 Views


Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Chief, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 1667 Views


Mosquito control operation went as planned, vector control district says

The campaign to kill mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus came to Menlo Park's Allied Arts neighborhood and parts of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by NIMBYBISP, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 1667 Views


Post-election: Waiting for other shoe to drop

And now we wait. The special May 19 election is over, with five of the six propositions defeated. Now that California officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Brittanicus, on May 20, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1666 Views


Portola Valley: Hot food at farmers' market

As Portola Valley's Thursday afternoon farmers' market heads into its first fall season, an expansion is coming: the market...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by mollie, on Sep 9, 2013 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views


Resources on Police Oversight and Review Committees

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Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1665 Views


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 | 1665 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District ready to pay Unions back

Taxpayers pay attention. December 1, 2010 4:30PM Redwood City. Sequoia Healthcare District is ready to grant $50,000 to...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 2, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 11 comments | 1665 Views


Portola Valley: $40,000 in unauthorized charges

When a resident of Westridge Drive in Portola Valley was out of the country on a two-week vacation, someone ran up $40,000...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by David, on Oct 12, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1665 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
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The Big Four - Part one
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How early is too early to make or buy a Halloween costume
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Can Menlo Park afford to take away El Camino lanes from parking or vehicle movement?
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