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ATHERTON

Atherton: Soaring garbage rates back on council agenda

How should the Atherton City Council proceed with an inevitable garbage rate increase -- earlier proposed at 63 percent to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1208 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police name 'persons of interest' in homicides

The East Palo Alto Police Department reports that it has identified persons of interest in the recent homicides of Catherine...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by .... , on Jul 25, 2011 at 1:05 am | 1 comment | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalTrain MOU is a disaster

On Thursday the CalTrain board approved a MOU with High Speed Rail Authority, which CalTrain is celebrating as being the...

Original post made by morris brown on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2012 at 8:09 am | 11 comments | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County should explain the Violent, High Risk, Sex Offender description

the Sheriff's Office used in their alert to the public. Here is a copy of my e-mail sent today to the Board of Supervisors. Derrick...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

MENLO PARK

Sacred education for the 21st century

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, so the saying goes. In this case, from the purchase of 40 acres of land in 1894 has...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nitza Agam, on Aug 30, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: City takes another crack at landscaping ordinance designed to reduce water use

Menlo Park's City Council will continue to grapple with revisions to the city's water-efficient landscaping ordinance in...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by FedUp, on Feb 9, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's Shame

The Town of Atherton has been subject to alot of bad press lately. Marsala's loan request, Elizabeth Lewis getting into...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on Apr 12, 2010 at 9:44 am | 2 comments | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

Speier introduces $1 billion Bay-restoration bill

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, has introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress to spend $1 billion to restore and clean up...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Grateful, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama will be in Atherton Thursday, Chron reports

President Obama will host a Democratic Committee reception Thursday (Oct. 21) at the Atherton home of former state controller...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

What's your frequency? Menlo library plans upgrade

A desire for faster checkout and fewer literary thefts lies behind a proposed Menlo Park public library upgrade. As part...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hello 2011!, on Mar 29, 2011 at 12:37 am | 2 comments | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

at least APD is better than SPD

we hope... http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2011/06/28/ar-15-left-sitting-on-trunk-of-seattle-police-car...

Original post made by smmmmmm on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by either or/ or neither, on Jun 30, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 10 comments | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Ex-mayor questions Atherton's debt projections

Atherton is at a crossroads. We can continue down the road we have been traveling in recent years where we have treated our...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Right, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon office/hotel project: Outreach meetings July 23, July 29

Menlo Park is planning to hold several outreach meetings in the coming weeks on the massive "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Opera@Ladera -- Haiti benefit concert

A benefit concert for the people of Haiti will be performed in the sanctuary of Ladera Community Church from 4 to 5 p.m....

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 28, 2010 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

ATHERTON

Athertonian settles at $5,500 after losing $160 million

Our local girl Meg settles another complaint, only this one isn't with an employee she assaulted or the SEC. For someone...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 23, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 1206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Town official departs abruptly

The staff at Town Hall in Portola Valley is one person smaller with the abrupt departure of Assistant Town Manager Janet...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne , on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1206 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck that struck wires caused power outage

A truck that hit low-hanging wires appears to have been the cause of a power outage that affected more than 1,700 customers...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by los trancos resident, on Apr 11, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may OK bike lane plan

Portola Valley's Town Council may back a plan to create a bike lane on westbound Alpine Road as it passes under Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 1206 Views
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