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AROUND TOWN

Coming to our local agencies soon - big increases in CalPers retirement contributions

PASADENA - The city will have to make up an unexpected shortfall of about $13.2 million through 2014 - including $6.9 million...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Nov. 24, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Caltrain gets $16 million grant for signal upgrades

Caltrain's effort to upgrade its train service surged ahead Thursday when the Federal Railroad Administration awarded the...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 24, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 1338 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Director of California High-speed Rail Authority resigns

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, is stepping down at the end of March....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 16, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1337 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Almanac's cover on high-speed rail upsetting

The cover of the March 31 Almanac is most disturbing for the abrogation of every safety law and occupation in the railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 17, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Origami Cranes for Japan

The Atherton Library is hosting an origami workshop to fold cranes for Japan relief. Tuesday, April 5 at 3:30 pm. Please...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 4, 2011
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OTHER TOPICS

Obama and the Coming Democalypse

President Obama is evidently feeling the pressure from the current shenanigans over a routine hike in the debt ceiling. ...

Original post made by Chris Chantrill on Jul. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1337 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 | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local residents hold fundraiser for Harris

Two local residents held a fundraiser Saturday, March 13, that netted $8,000 for the campaign of Kamala Harris, a candidate...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rashmi, on Mar 17, 2010 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elections 2010: Assembly candidate Yoriko Kishimoto is living the dream

Of the three Democrats running for Ira Ruskin's seat in the 21st Assembly District, Yoriko Kishimoto is the only one who...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Rob Tanner, on May 5, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

ATHERTON

Interim City Manager Selection Process

From the Council Packets online at the Town of Atherton website: Mayor McKeithen appointed herself and Vice Mayor Dobbie...

Original post made by Chesire Cat on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Oct 20, 2010 at 9:53 am | 10 comments | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by David Bloom, on Mar 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1336 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside bans plastic bags at checkout counters

To encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, Woodside will follow the lead of county government and ban flimsy plastic...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo commission votes on Louise Street issue

==B Expanded version of a story previously published online.== After much discussion, the Menlo Park Planning Commission...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on May 14, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Con man Gann swaps closet for prison cell in Menlo Park case

A con man who pretended to be a millionaire math savant to romance a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Eyes wide open, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views

ATHERTON

Tracking deer to reduce vehicle collisions

Starting next month, game wardens with tranquilizer guns might be visible along Interstate 280 in San Mateo County. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trust -- at what cost?

Why would a man who is trusted, admired and looked up to by his community betray them? That question is now being asked by...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 1, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1335 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit against Facebook

Facebook failed to demonstrate that scanning private user messages sent using the social media website qualifies as an "ordinary...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Memories, on Jan 7, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton creates new speed trap on Alameda to raise revenues

Our fair city recently decreased the speed limit on the Alameda from 35mph to 3omph. And the signs say radar enforced.It...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by So what else is new?, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:25 am | 1 comment | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bohannon amends campaign finance report

Developer David Bohannon filed an amended campaign finance report on Nov. 30 that now includes non-monetary assistance given...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 5, 2010 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Chickens come home to roost in Atherton

If you like the notion of raising chickens in your backyard, or think you might, you might want to show up at an event in...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally Cooper, on Feb 3, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1334 Views
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