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Police and administration cuts

A few weeks ago, I posted an article suggesting that, given the huge budget deficit in Atherton, yet the appearance of agenda...

Original post made by Common sense on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Common sense, on May 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 2118 Views


Did negligence kill heritage trees?

Two spindly redwood trees peek out over a row of street trees that stretches to the horizon along El Camino Real, fronting...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by stop global warming, on Mar 2, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 4 comments | 2117 Views


County teasurer-tax collector runoff: Sandie Arnott elected

Sandie Arnott, San Mateo County deputy treasurer, was elected Tuesday to the post of county treasurer-tax collector. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by F. Edwards, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 2117 Views


Tempest brews over camera in Atherton Town Hall

Does the town of Atherton have the right to videotape members of the public doing business in Town Hall, even if they have...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by BlackBart, on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 2117 Views


Man pursues robbers, retrieves money

A man who was robbed of $20 at a Menlo Park gas station Thursday pursued the suspects, retrieved the money, and then led...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Darwin, on Mar 12, 2013 at 10:52 am | 6 comments | 2116 Views


Are you a holiday volunteer? Tell us your story

Do you celebrate the holidays by giving back to the community? Does your family have a tradition of volunteering during the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by holidazed, on Nov 13, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 2116 Views


Stanford hospital expansion could bring 10,000 new vehicle trips to the area per day

Local residents and government officials are getting a detailed look at the potential impacts of a massive rebuilding of...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Local resident, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 2116 Views


Saturday: Unity Bike Ride in Belle Haven

Belle Haven Bikes, a community hub and bike workshop, will host a "Unity Ride" Saturday morning, Nov. 14, set to depart from...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2116 Views


Atherton officials: Silence on settlement an oversight

Atherton officials said that the failure to inform residents about a $230,000 pay-out to a former police officer was an oversight,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 9, 2010 at 7:35 pm | 5 comments | 2116 Views


Expensive watch stolen from golf bag

Someone stole a Rolex watch and a set of keys with a total estimated value of $10,300 from a golf bag at the Menlo County...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2116 Views


High Speed Rail -- Palo Alto Impacts -- Changing their mind?

Last fall the Palo Alto Council voted 9-0 to endorse Prop 1A with funding for the High Speed Rail project. A few months...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by wants information, on Mar 11, 2009 at 8:49 am | 7 comments | 2115 Views


Menlo council sends pension initiative to ballot

Menlo Park voters will see a ballot initiative in the November election on pension reform, now that the City Council has...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bug Off Right Wingers, on May 24, 2010 at 9:13 am | 32 comments | 2115 Views


Polo event benefits Lyme Foundation

The Bay Area Lyme Foundation will hold its second annual Polo for Lyme benefit from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2115 Views


Atherton council proceeds with outsourcing

After a few words of regret by Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis, the Atherton City Council voted Wednesday night to proceed with...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Oh Brother, on Aug 23, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 11 comments | 2115 Views


Atherton narrows architect choices for new civic center

Five architectural firms are competing to design Atherton's new civic center. On Wednesday, Nov. 5, the City Council will...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Wonderful, on Nov 4, 2014 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2115 Views


Flags mark 9/11

Three hundred and forty-three American flags greeted the morning on the lawns of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Samuel, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2114 Views


Remembering Playland at the Beach

In years past, a rare and wonderful treat for every Bay Area child was a visit to Playland at the Beach. Once or twice a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Diane Miller, on Jan 9, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2114 Views


Police: Motorist who struck pedestrians on El Camino was driving on suspended license

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two pedestrians in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 2114 Views


Atherton and Facebook: Friends at last

It appears that all's well and friendly between the town of Atherton and its new neighbor, Facebook, after a period of disagreement...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 2113 Views


Home improvement loan to city manager

It's full steam ahead tonight for the Menlo Park City Council's last meeting before the city's administration shuts down...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Had Enough!, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 7 comments | 2113 Views
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