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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans to hike developer fees

City looks set to approve an ordinance Tuesday, Oct. 6, that would in many cases greatly increase fees paid by real estate...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 6, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 1233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1233 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Candidates forum on high-speed rail, other issues

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber, two candidates for the state Senate, will give their views on high-speed rail at a moderated...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 4 comments | 1233 Views

ATHERTON

SFist is shocked by the level of crime in Atherton

The popular SFist news blog ran a story today about the shocking level of crime in Atherton: http://sfist.com/2013/02/14/all_the_best_police_blotter_gems_fr.php#photo-1...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 1233 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Reasonable solution' could save school

On April 9, the Menlo Park City School District Board of Directors will decide whether or not to terminate its 20-plus-year...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by giselle, on Apr 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1233 Views

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Update: Judge won't halt work on high-speed rail

Sacramento County Superior Court judge Michael Kenny ruled on Friday, Oct. 9, that he would allow work to proceed on the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by NOMOREWHINNING, on Oct 10, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1232 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters Outdated

From this week's PA Weekly Letters to the Editor. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12862 Editor, The...

Original post made by Food For Thought on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1232 Views

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Voters get a real choice in race for supervisor seat

It's been a long time since San Mateo County voters saw a real race for a seat on the Board of Supervisors. But they will...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Jun 8, 2010 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1232 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Compromise reached on Parker Ave. lots

Rules that significantly limited house size on Atherton's Parker Avenue have divided residents of that street for years,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 22, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1232 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Conference on aging at Little House

Dr. Walter Bortz of Portola Valley will be one of five speakers at the third annual Vital Aging Conference on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 19, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1232 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park residents question country club well

Menlo Park residents giving the city feedback on an irrigation well requested by the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Nov 11, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 1232 Views

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New Field Poll shows 2:1 against High Speed Rail

See the Field Poll results as shown on KTVU http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/palo-alto-field-poll-shows-growing-opposition-for/vFRKg/ ...

Original post made by morris brown on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 8, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 1232 Views

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Atherton council meeting canceled

The town of Atherton has canceled the City Council's Aug. 21 meeting due to the lack of a quorum, City Clerk Theresa DellaSanta...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Roberto Clemente, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 1232 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Commission reviews Menlo Park food truck event

Off the Grid, a weekly food truck event, launched in Menlo Park earlier this year over the protests of about 20 downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 10, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 4 comments | 1232 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bake sale fundraiser for Red Cross Tsunami Relief

Our kids have set up a table at the Ladera Shopping Center with baked treats and hot drinks, to raise money for the Red Cross...

Original post made by Carol E. on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1231 Views

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3 County Supervisors skip the transparent vetting process, appoint Controller.

Supervisors Don Horsley, Adrienne Tisser, and Rose Jacobs Gibson (who was appointed) solved the vacant position of Controller...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1231 Views

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'Spare the Air' restrictions extended

The 10th winter Spare the Air alert this season has been issued for Monday by officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:12 am | 22 comments | 1231 Views

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Candidates emerge for Ira Ruskin seat

The race for Ira Ruskin's California Assembly seat has begun, even though his term isn't up until 2010. San Mateo County...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 2, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown fire closes three businesses

Fire investigators are looking at the area around an attic vent for a wood-burning pizza oven as the cause of a June 16 fire...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1230 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - 4/25/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Quicksilver - Amanda Quick 2 Swim Back To Me - Ann Packer 3 Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party - Alexander...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 26, 2011
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