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AROUND TOWN

Belle Haven after-school program buys time

Where Menlo Park staff saw a win-win, parents saw a lose-lose. The Menlo Park City Council decided on May 22 to give parents...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 31, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 2281 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may sue, again, over high-speed rail

Atherton has spent more than $145,000 fighting both the state's plans to put high-speed rail through the middle of town,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by keenplanner, on Nov 14, 2016 at 11:48 am | 13 comments | 2281 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Portola Valley's famous watering holes

Before the end of World War II, Portola Valley was a quiet place of horses, hayfields and strawberry patches. A few small...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by dave schummers, on Sep 7, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 2280 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election: Bay restoration measure passes

A regional ballot initiative proposing a parcel tax that would raise $500 million over 20 years to fund Bay conservation...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 9, 2016 at 8:05 am | 9 comments | 2280 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council wants bidding process for choosing town attorney

An ad hoc committee of two council members and a handful of citizens will most likely help the Atherton City Council in the...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 6 comments | 2280 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park officials agree to 3% raise for city employees

Menlo Park city officials on Monday announced a tentative agreement with city workers that includes a 3 percent raise and...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 28, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 13 comments | 2279 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jerry Hill aims to toughen DUI laws

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs could soon become a permanent scar on one's record if legislation proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 1, 2010 at 8:05 am | 4 comments | 2279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scams: They Can Be Convincing and Elaborate

I recently investigated a scam which cost one of our residents thousands of dollars. These scams are not an Atherton problem;...

Original post made by Detective Hall on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 21, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 7 comments | 2279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail Authority: No berms for high-speed rail on the Peninsula

Should high-speed rail come to the Peninsula, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 12, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 2279 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officials: Silence on settlement an oversight

Atherton officials said that the failure to inform residents about a $230,000 pay-out to a former police officer was an oversight,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 9, 2010 at 7:35 pm | 5 comments | 2279 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton names new town attorney

The Atherton City Council unanimously chose William B. Conners of Pebble Beach as the town's next city attorney this morning...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 2279 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Wrong way on bus routes

Just when the environment needs good public transit the most, the wheels are beginning to fall off the SamTrans bus system...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lasensky, on Aug 12, 2009 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 2278 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free

This is an idiom which I probably picked up during my Navy days in the fifties. Aside from it's male chauvinist interpretation,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2278 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Lawsuit filed after Menlo Park teen struck in El Camino crosswalk

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Aug 21, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 2278 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman to run for state Assembly

Menlo Park Councilman Peter Ohtaki has announced plans to run in 2016 for the District 24 California Assembly seat currently...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Pay Attention, on Dec 22, 2015 at 10:47 am | 9 comments | 2277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

==B Editor's note:== This story includes a correction to a quotation by Everest Public High School spokeswoman Diane Tavenner....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2277 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cover story: Dark matter confirmed in colliding galaxies

Since the 1930s, astronomers have recognized that the universe contains far more matter than can be explained by all the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scott Delucchi departs for Monterey SPCA post

Scott Delucchi, a former Menlo Park resident, has left his post as vice president of community relations for the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2016
Last comment by Tom Mack, on Jul 4, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 2277 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council to Review Brown Act Laws In December

At the December Council Meeting the Atherton Council will review Brown Act Laws. Below is part thread on this topic taken...

Original post made by Council Concerns on Dec. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2277 Views

MENLO PARK

Bike vs. car sends man, 64, to hospital

A 64-year-old bicyclist was taken to the hospital with what police described as life-threatening injuries after a bike and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Scholar, on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 6 comments | 2276 Views
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