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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: How the deal was made for Prop 13

The recent Almanac story I saw published in the Palo Alto Weekly recounting Jennifer Bestor's research into Proposition 13...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Excuse Me, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 2023 Views

MENLO PARK

Burlingame Mayor Produces Eye Pollution in Menlo Park

Terry Nagel, Burlingame mayor, is running for one of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors positions. For some reason...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Burlingamer, on Mar 9, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 2023 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Candidate Bragg holds 'office hours'

Firefighter Dave Bragg will be available for coffee, questions, and weighty discussions of Menlo Park's future on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by steve4homeorg, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 2023 Views

MENLO PARK

Thieves break into four cars on Sand Hill Road

Clean cars, dirty cars, BMW, Audi -- the burglars weren't picky as they broke into four vehicles on Sand Hill Road on Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Aug 22, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 2023 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Sister City Program

Nowadays news about international events fills our airwaves and newspapers nearly 24/7. One way to help connect both individuals...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Mar. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2023 Views

AROUND TOWN

D.A. Steve Wagstaffe determines CHP and Sheriff got it wrong in Klien DUI

CHP and San Mateo County Sheriff's reported .08 and transported Vice Mayor Andy Klien to First Chance. Now Steve Wagstaffe...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boss Hogg, on May 24, 2011 at 10:52 pm | 10 comments | 2023 Views

MENLO PARK

Five residential burglaries in Menlo Park

==B Police calls:== Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by menlomom, on Jul 27, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Housing plan update, animal shelter on Menlo Park council agenda

April kicks off with a busy start for the Menlo Park City Council, with homeless shelters, animal shelters and Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by MaryAnn Saunders, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measurew C Passes with 76% approval

What an achievement for the community, students, parents, teachers and staff, but especially taxpayers of the Menlo Park...

Original post made by Blue Collar Public Worker on May. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2022 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans seeks mobility volunteers

The SamTrans Mobility Ambassador Program is looking for volunteers to help older adults and people with disabilities navigate...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Marsha Herr, on Apr 13, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Kay Hagan Corruption Scandal Rocks North Carolina

The Carolina Journal exposed corruption within the Kay Hagan Family Empire. The headline reads: Hagan Firm Keeps Stimulus...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by giants fan, on Oct 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views

ATHERTON

Save the Bay: Elected officials oppose Cargill plan

Environmental advocacy group Save the Bay held a press conference at Bayfront Park today (Feb. 25) to announce that 92 current...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2022 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Building a new Town Center

Atherton is recruiting up to nine residents to sit on an advisory committee that will lead the effort to build a new hub...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 2022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district board seeks community input on new superintendent

With the planned June 30 departure of the superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, the governing board...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by full search advocate, on Feb 24, 2010 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 2021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside murder suspect pleads not guilty

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh of unincorporated Woodside has pleaded not guilty to charges of premeditated murder for financial...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Buck, on Aug 24, 2010 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 2021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speaking of Simone de Beauvoir

When Yolanda Astarita Patterson was an undergrad at Smith College majoring in French, there wasn't much debate over who should...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 2020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Pipeline replacement closes lanes

Westbound lanes on Sand Hill Road between Branner Drive and Saga Lane will close during daytime hours as Pacific Gas and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Stanford Hills Resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 2020 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion

San Mateo County Treasurer Lee Buffington is retiring at the end of this year. Vying to take his place are: certified public...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Warren Morrison, on Jun 5, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Business: Menlo Park native aims to cut cost of home automation

Imagine an inexpensive device that allows you to set an alarm on your smart phone that will automatically turn on your coffee...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim Cook, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's wait and see on public pensions

The cost of pensions to California and its cities, towns and agencies has long been a concern, with prognosticators warning...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 20, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2019 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,485 views