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AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Just Wondering, on May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How schools are handling Obama talk

With all the hubbub over whether schools should show President Barack Obama speech today that urges students to take responsibility...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Summer, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 2365 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on handling a mountain lion encounter

Mountain lion sightings are not uncommon on the Midpeninsula. Local officials are reminding residents of the best way to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2365 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks public comment on plastic-bag ban at checkout counters

With the support of Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and most other city and town governments in San Mateo County, the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by More Food For Thought, on Apr 25, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 2365 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 | 2365 Views

MENLO PARK

Taize Service at Holy Trinity on Monday, Nov. 17

All are invited to participate in an ecumenical Taize style worship in the chapel at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Monday,...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Nov. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man honored for World War II heroism

==B This is an expanded version of an earlier-posted story.== Carl Clark, a 95-year-old African-American war veteran and...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 23, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not Ready For Prime Time scam unwinds

At a household in Menlo Park's Sharon Heights neighborhood (the resident requested anonymity), the phone calls began Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Sep 12, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 2364 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by pat cala, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's enchanted forest

Regal would not be too strong a word to describe this rider on a roadside trail in Woodside on Saturday, Oct. 13, for the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

County settles lawsuit alleging discrimination

In settling a lawsuit brought by six county citizens in 2011 -- three of Asian ethnicity and three of Latino -- the county...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 21, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2363 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council Meeting - July 20, 2011

Video of the July 20, 2011 Town of Atherton Council Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS – REMOVAL OF ITEM 21 FROM AGENDA – OUTSOURCING...

Original post made by APOA on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jul 24, 2011 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2363 Views

MENLO PARK

Recession brings new life to downtown Menlo Park

With rents falling and vacancies abounding, business owners have jumped at the opportunity to open new shops, or expand old...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 2362 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo's memo - employees must stack City Council BevMo meeting

Read the San Jose Mercury News story. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16540586 Time to tell the three families...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Nov 9, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 2362 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Palo Alto could help Menlo on impact

There is no question that Stanford's $3.5 billion project to upgrade and enlarge its two hospitals on Sand Hill Road will...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2011 at 8:51 am | 6 comments | 2362 Views

MENLO PARK

Remodeled Menlo Park library debuts

A small crowd waited, books in arm, for the main Menlo Park library to re-open on Tuesday (June 19). Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Read the article before commenting!, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 2362 Views

OTHER TOPICS

John Angotti April 25th Inspirational Music Concert

Please join us at Nativity Church, 210 Oak Grove Ave.,Menlo Park for an Inspirational Musical concert by the world renown...

Original post made by Richard Durando on Apr. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2362 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans plans to spray chemicals along Hwy. 84

San Mateo County may have a moratorium on broadcast roadside spraying of herbicides, but that isn't helping some county residents...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 17, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 2362 Views

ATHERTON

Examining impact of new Atherton library

==B Thursday:== The public has a chance to say what should be included in an environmental impact report on the the proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Yes to EIR , on Dec 7, 2011 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 2362 Views

MENLO PARK

Train hits car; two sent to hospital

A commuter train struck a car in Redwood City on Thursday evening, sending the car's two occupants to the hospital, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 2361 Views
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