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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Renegotiate labor contracts for garbage service

Garbage rates for Menlo Park have increased dramatically in recent years, rising 18 percent in 2009 and 28 percent in 2010. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by A voter who has changed her mind., on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Z Prize

The California HSR Authority has budgeted $5 BILLION dollars for the San Jose - San Francisco segment. My challenge to...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 1061 Views

MENLO PARK

Mail fraud - coming to a mailbox near you

If you're like most people who get letters out of the blue promising wealth in exchange for just a little help, you wonder,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by how to report this crime?, on Jan 4, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lower Alpine Road Endorsement from Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition

Below is a recent letter from the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. After careful...

Original post made by Shandon LLoyd on Dec. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1061 Views

OTHER TOPICS

September arraignment set for man accused in Portola Valley incidents

A 21-year-old Palo Alto man arrested in Portola Valley in April in connection with a series of incidents, including assault...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by John, on Aug 29, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 1060 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Hot food at farmers' market

As Portola Valley's Thursday afternoon farmers' market heads into its first fall season, an expansion is coming: the market...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by mollie, on Sep 9, 2013 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 1060 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 | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four stabbed in San Mateo hotel

Four people were stabbed early Sunday morning at a Marriott hotel in San Mateo, a police sergeant said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Monk, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1059 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Initiative process is over-used, counterproductive

My problem with the pension reform initiative is that it subverts our representative democracy and ties the hands of those...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by it's too late..., on May 26, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure A Shelly Kessler and Bill Nack taught SMC a lesson

Ten years of 1/2 cent sales tax = $60,000,000 to the General Fund for the Supervisors to spend any way they want. Shelly...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are some postings being deleted from the Town Forum?

A question has arisen regarding why some posts have been deleted from the Town Forum. These deletions are done by our host,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-county employees charged with thefts from residents' estates

The FBI has charged two former employees of San Mateo County with theft and conspiracy to commit theft in connection with...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 1058 Views

ATHERTON

Wait on Labor Contracts for Wiest to be Seated

Last week the council had a closed session meeting for labor contracts, this is to allow agenda item for open session next...

Original post made by Council Make-up on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Westbound Alpine Road now open

Westbound Alpine Road at Interstate 280 is now open, but eastbound Alpine remains closed. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12598...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 30, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1058 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Stunned to see BevMo approval

I attended the August Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting regarding the use permit for BevMo. Approval of the permit was...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 1057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Programs at Atherton Library

This week: Wednesday, Oct 6 at 10 am- Learn about Flickr, an online photo sharing and storage site. Wednesday, Oct 6...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1057 Views

MENLO PARK

Redistricting still splits city, but along 101

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has divided Menlo Park into two congressional districts, but the border...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2011 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1057 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: The Almanac recommends...

There are several important local races in next Tuesday's election. Here is a recap of the Almanac's endorsements in these...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1057 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by ann, on May 9, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Drought tolerant gardening class in Portola Valley

A garden that tolerates drought? A free two-hour class on how to create such a garden for yourself, and/or how to find and...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on May 10, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views
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