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Portola Valley volunteers chafe over limits on their affordable housing role

There are many avenues of inquiry into the topic of affordable housing in Portola Valley: Why is the state inserting itself...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views


Tonight: Woodside studies home design guidelines

The Town Council will meet for a 90-minute study session with the ASRB at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Independence Hall...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Coup de etat of Council and Staff averted, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views


Candidates emerge for race in 21st Assembly District

San Mateo County Supervisor Rich Gordon (picture) is considering running for Ira Ruskin's to-be-vacant state Assembly seat...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by A hopeful Menlo Park Resident, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views


Menlo Park signs off on Facebook agreement

The Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 on Jan. 22 to approve a contract that includes $1.7 million distributed to the city...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by renter, on Jan 25, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 2025 Views


Chain-saw sculptor at work

Taken down in September after reports that it was leaning precariously, the huge pine tree in Fremont Park at the corner...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 2025 Views


Grand Jury report on Sequoia Healthcare District and LAFCo

I invite interested readers to attend the next Board Meeting of the Sequoia Healthcare District on June 5, 2013. See:

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 5 comments | 2025 Views


Politics Intimidation and a Timeline please

Tim: Thank you for your for your very brave remarks--could you provide any timeline of events to lend context to help us...

Original post made by True Blue on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by john p johns, on Dec 2, 2010 at 9:39 am | 7 comments | 2025 Views


School parcel tax backers raise $16K

The committee backing two parcel tax measures in the Menlo Park City School District has reported that it raised $16,241...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Drink your woes away, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 9 comments | 2024 Views


Holy Trinity Menlo Park Celebrates Creation Stewardship in April

April is Creation Stewardship month at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park, featuring opportunities to participate,...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Apr. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2024 Views


Supes may put sales tax measure on ballot

Voters in San Mateo County may be asked to approve a quarter-cent increase in the countywide sales tax. The county Board...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:44 am | 9 comments | 2024 Views


Lacrosse playoffs: Menlo School wins opener

In a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League lacrosse playoff opener Monday, host Menlo School defeated Los Altos, 10-4. The Knights...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 2024 Views


Atherton's public works chief retiring

Duncan Jones, Atherton's public works director since 2003, is retiring on April 29, the town announced Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Guido Veloce, on Apr 11, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views


MP council set to OK $18.8 million in projects

The Menlo Park City Council looks poised to approve a series of projects Tuesday (March 24) for the fiscal year beginning...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by pants on fire, on Mar 31, 2009 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 2023 Views


Guest opinion: Why we need a staff-size reduction policy

Why do we care about employee costs? Not surprisingly, employee costs constitute the single largest city expenditure. When...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 6 comments | 2023 Views


Saturday: Combating Sudden Oak Death

Atherton residents wanting to help combat Sudden Oak Death (SOD) disease that threatens trees in their town can join an effort...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on May 18, 2010 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 2023 Views


'Saggy pants' passenger won't face charges

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has decided not to file charges against a man who was taken off an airplane...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by when you ain't white, on Jul 14, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 15 comments | 2023 Views


Around Town: Public invited to community day

The public is invited to a community day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Folger Stable in Wunderlich County...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Calvin Spit, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2023 Views


Commission chair blasts Menlo Park council

Henry Riggs, chair of Menlo Park's Planning Commission, charges that the City Council acted rashly in revising an ordinance...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 6, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 2022 Views


Report: High cost of youth gun violence

Gun violence in San Mateo County costs taxpayers an estimated $50 million each year, according to a report on youth and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views


Firefighters quickly control Atherton fire

Firefighters were able to quickly control a two-alarm attic fire at a large two-story home on Isabella Avenue in Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views
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