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AROUND TOWN

California high-speed-rail battle will now be fought 'outside legislative chambers'

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead July 6,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 1279 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Sunday: Celebrating life of John Loustaunou

An informal gathering to celebrate the life of John Charles "Jack" Loustaunou, a founder of the Portola Valley Schools Foundation,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Franklin, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council: Please Ask Us!

The November 28th Council Meeting provided an unusual insight into the closed meeting workings of the Council. At issue was...

Original post made by please ask on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sworn to Uphold, on Dec 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1279 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire marshal leaving Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Geoff Aus, long-time Menlo Park Fire Protection District fire marshal, is changing employers, but not job titles – he...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI Investigation

Will this investigation ever conclude ? It can't possibly take this long to investigate the county DA. My guess is we never...

Original post made by bob on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by A.K.A., on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 1278 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - Finance Committee Meeting Sep 13, 2011

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING SEP 13, 2011 ROLL CALL Jim Dobbie, Bill Widmer, Greg Conlon, Jeff Wise, Alain Enthoven http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Szil2bypfDY#t=3m4s PUBLIC...

Original post made by APOA on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Sep 18, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

MENLO PARK

RDA shutdown crunches Menlo Park's budget

A clearer picture is emerging of how the redevelopment agency (RDA) shutdown will impact Menlo Park's budget. But not everyone...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1278 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peninsula Transportation Alternatives Supervisor Candidate Questionnaire

Peninsula Transportation Alternatives is a new non-profit organization "dedicated to the idea that all modes of transportation...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 1, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

WOODSIDE

Structures rise for Woodside wedding

The wild creatures that normally inhabit the grassy pasture and scattered trees in the 500 block of Mountain Home Road in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:06 am | 3 comments | 1278 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Lieutenant Position "On Hold"

After conducting a nationwide search to fill the vacant Atherton Police Lieutenant job, the position is now "on hold", with...

Original post made by Police Beat on Mar. 17, 2010
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MENLO PARK

The endless excuses about removing the fence at 1906 El Camino

When is the city of Menlo Park going to take action on the fence along El Camino at 1906 El Camino? Is the city content kowtowing...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Friday, March 18 at 7 PM: Movie Night featuring "Salt" (Rated PG-13, 100 minutes). Saturday, March 19 1-3 PM: Friends...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 16, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

San Carlos to pursue hybrid fire department

The San Carlos City Council voted unanimously Monday night to begin negotiations with Redwood City to create a hybrid...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Property owner sees faults in downtown plan

My family and I have been downtown property owners and residents of Menlo Park since the 1940s. There were cars in the 1940s,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 23, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A Texan proposes a solution to Welfare abuse

The following was published in the Waco Herald Tribune, November 18, 2010 and posted at http://picklyman.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/from-the-waco-herald-tribune-november-18-2010/....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 6, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Woodside's new ASRB member has ties to culinary world stars

Woodside resident Maggie Mah Johnson, a food industry consultant, a former assistant to Julia Child, and an equestrian, is...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 20, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

ATHERTON

Announcing the APOA and our mission

Atherton tax paying residents have banded together to form the APOA: Atherton Proponents for Organized Action, We...

Original post made by APOA on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anything is possible, on Dec 2, 2012 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1277 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting for Backup? It's arrived in the form of George Rodericks.

The Atherton city manager who thinks it's beneath him to live in the city manager's house, George Rodericks, recently included...

Original post made by Election purchased on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 7, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 1277 Views

MENLO PARK

There will be more at stake in Big Game than just the Axe

There have been stranger weeks leading up to the Big Game than this one, but it would be difficult to find. Stanford is favored...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cardinal Mom, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Depot to fund 44 El Camino Real trees

Home Depot has provided a grant that will fund the planting of 44 London Plane trees along El Camino Real in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Downtowner, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 1276 Views
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