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ATHERTON

WAMP PICKS CAREY WIEST for Atherton Council

The WAMP Picks Carey Wiest for Atherton Council. October 15-22 2010 I'm not sure if they know there are 3 seats available....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by interesting, on Oct 26, 2010 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 972 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Should city survey Willows on traffic?

As anyone who tracks letters to the council's email list knows, the topic of the Willows traffic plan study comes before...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by contrary, on Jun 7, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Hazardous materials spill in Menlo Park

Firefighters spent more than two hours Wednesday night dealing with a spill of hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by rudy caparros, on Dec 20, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 972 Views

MENLO PARK

Kenyan school project flourishes with community support

It all started as a fairly modest plan: Raise about $300,000 to pay for construction of a boarding high school in a Kenyan...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by WillowsGal, on Mar 11, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Master Gardeners host County-wide veggie seedling sale this Saturday

The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties will be selling tomato and pepper seedlings at their plant...

Original post made by krswitky on Apr. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 971 Views

ATHERTON

Court rejects order to stop Atherton layoffs

Describing it as a "very, very difficult decision," and a "profoundly sad case," a judge denied the Teamsters Union Local...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2011: Voters face election contests, bond measure

A half-billion-dollar community college bond measure is on the ballot in November, as are several local races that are now...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

MENLO PARK

Help Menlo Park choose new city manager

Tell Menlo Park what you want in a city manager -- the city has posted an online survey to ask residents what skills, experience,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Sep 7, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 971 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Menlo failed other cities in negotiations

Kudos are due to Facebook for simultaneously negotiating with Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 26, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 971 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Feature story: It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Kathie, on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Gun buyback event in Menlo Park

People can turn in firearms at an event in Menlo Park Saturday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mt. Olive AOH Church...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by forex robot, on May 2, 2010 at 2:24 am | 2 comments | 970 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Angie Howard says so long

Her name doesn't appear on the outsides of any of the three graceful one-story wood-paneled buildings that rise in Portola...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exempting CEQA review of the High Speed Rail Project

State Senator Steinberg is leading the charge to pass an exemption from CEQA violations for the High Speed Rail project,...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 6, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 2 comments | 970 Views

ATHERTON

Cary Wiest takes out papers for Atherton race

Cary Wiest, who unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the Atherton City Council in 2010, has taken out candidacy papers for the...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by New blood, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Pedestrian Accidents

Two people have died crossing El Camino Real in the past year or so. Yesterday, there was another accident involving a pedestrian....

Original post made by El Camino Real on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 28, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 969 Views

MENLO PARK

First look: Facebook's new home from the inside out

If any office building has that coveted "new car" smell, it's Facebook's renovated Menlo Park headquarters. Earlier this...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by Lawrence de Arabia, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 969 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail authority slammed for lax oversight of contracts

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system violated state law when it awarded contracts for information-technology...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 969 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Democratic forum

"From the Quill to the Cloud: Protecting Civil Liberties in the Age of Innovation" will be the topic of discussion at an...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by April Vargas, on May 17, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

MENLO PARK

MP's Housing Element Fiasco

Tomorrow night the Council will discuss an agreement to settle a lawsuit regarding the Housing Element, which is more than...

Original post made by wanting answers on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 969 Views

ATHERTON

A victory for the democratic process

Hi Valerie-   The Mayor and I spoke yesterday about your petition for a special meeting. We will call a special meeting...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 13, 2012 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 969 Views
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