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AROUND TOWN

Why have I been so outspoken on Fire District election

I have been asked why, as a retiring Director not standing for reelection, I have been so outspoken on the union’s activities...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: Cafe was behind on maintenance

Human nature was a culprit in the June 16 fire in Cafe Silan on Santa Cruz Avenue that put the 11-year-old restaurant out...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by ginger, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 2105 Views

ATHERTON

Repeat DUI driver pleads not guilty in Menlo case

An Atherton woman charged with six counts of felony drunken driving posted higher bail on Tuesday, and is once again out...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Athertonian Mother, on Apr 15, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 13 comments | 2105 Views

OTHER TOPICS

USA's transition to socialism

What the world of the Obama socialists, European style, want is simple. A United States too weak to manufacture. Then if...

Original post made by Michael Stiviv on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by laughing and crying, on Apr 1, 2009 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 2104 Views

MENLO PARK

Ride-along on 'saturation' traffic enforcement day

In enforcing traffic laws out on the streets, officers on motorcycles have advantages, police say. They have a higher seat...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Tanya, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 2103 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief, city manager reach out to public

Atherton officials are stepping up their public outreach efforts, announcing a community meeting at 6: 30 p.m. Monday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 2103 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton plans interim city manager

An interim city manager will be overseeing Town Hall in Atherton while the City Council sorts through resumes and eventually...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Cambrian, on Oct 24, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 11 comments | 2103 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park backing off lawn size limit

Menlo Park appears to be backing off a controversial proposal to limit lawn size in new or rehabilitated landscaping projects...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Right, on Feb 8, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 7 comments | 2102 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Dinner honors JobTrain's Sharon Williams

Sharon Williams, who for more than 30 years has served as executive director of JobTrain, the Menlo Park-based job training...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Margo Ritter, on Mar 8, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 2102 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Griffin defends Sequoia Healthcare District

Kim Griffin, President of the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors defends the District's actions after a scathing...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 2102 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wednesday: County bag ban meeting

Local governments are taking steps this fall to turn a proposed ban on plastic bags into reality for San Mateo County. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by gunste, on Sep 11, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 2102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Eagle Scouts to be honored Jan. 9

Robert Lane and Anders Chiang have earned the rank of Eagle Scout and will be recognized at a Court of Honor Jan. 9 at Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Dec 29, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 2101 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama throws Boeing under the Airbus

Obama threw Boeing under the Airbus. The recess appointment of a former union lawyer to the NLRB when he could not be confirmed...

Original post made by John Galt on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Karl Marx, on Jun 19, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 2101 Views

MENLO PARK

another controversy at the DA's office

A San Mateo County DA's office prosecutor is disciplined by the California State Bar for misconduct performed while on official...

Original post made by studabaker on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by onbekendebron@gmail.com, on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:31 pm | 37 comments | 2100 Views

MENLO PARK

Specific plan just doesn't work

It really is obvious to many who have put in time to participate and now, see the results of the Specific Plan, this plan...

Original post made by morris brown on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on May 30, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 37 comments | 2100 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain to keep all trains running -- for now

Caltrain will keep all of its 86 weekday trains running in the next fiscal year, though riders will have to shell out a little...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by CaltrainCommuter, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 2100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Volunteers starts new "Brain Stormers" program

As an extension of its 60 years of service to aging adults, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. is adding a new activity-based program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 2100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Charging stations now running

Two electric charging stations, each capable of simultaneously recharging the batteries of two electric vehicles, are now...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Watt Me Worry, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2100 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. 2100 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Parcel Tax: Yes or NO

Now is an excellent time to start a discussion on the forthcoming Atherton Parcel Tax vote which will occur in November....

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 2100 Views
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