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Atherton OKs $1.6 million refund of road-impact fees

It seemed like a good idea at the time: charge builders a road-impact fee and use it to repair Atherton roads torn up by...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by got to wonder, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1916 Views



The All-McKeithen, All-Buckheit, All-The-Time Almanac has made sure one negative article after another has come out against...

Original post made by Positive Attitude on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by chorus line, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:51 am | 18 comments | 1916 Views


Menlo council, planning commission gearing up for intense four weeks

Menlo Park's City Council this week approved a brutal schedule of meetings for itself in the four-week period from May 22...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Get It Done!, on Apr 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 1915 Views


Teen killed, two others injured in shooting

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that killed one teen and injured two others Sunday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sad, on May 20, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1915 Views


Saturday: Meet candidates in District 1 county supervisor election

Five candidates running for election to the position of San Mateo County District 1 supervisor are expected to be on hand...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 20, 2011 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1915 Views


Letter: Get rid of Caltrain and bring in BART

Regarding last week's excellent guest opinion by my colleagues Jim Janz and Mike Brady about Caltrain's survival, while I...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 1915 Views


Photo gallery: President Obama visits Facebook

President Barack Obama visited Facebook in Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) to take part in a "town hall" meeting entitled...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 23, 2011 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1915 Views


Charles Marsala for Mayor

In Atherton tradition calls for the Vice Mayor to be elected Mayor. I hope that the City Council breaks with tradition...

Original post made by Civic Minded on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by NO THANKS, on Dec 15, 2009 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 1915 Views


Burglary reported at Menlo Park Presbyterian

A burglary and associated loss of about $12,900 has left the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church at 950 Santa Cruz Ave. without...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Sue, on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 6 comments | 1914 Views


Suspected drunken drivers involved in collision

Two suspected drunken drivers crashed into each other in Menlo Park early Saturday morning, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1914 Views


Does Rich Gordon endorse the Sequoia Healthcare District?

In a recent presentation to the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee this morning, a PowerPoint presentation...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 1914 Views


Harry Harrison, 91, leaves community service legacy

Longtime local developer, political figure and community activist Harry Harrison died Dec. 22 at age 91. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Carol Harrison, on Jan 6, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1914 Views


Wednesday: Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hill Mom, on Feb 26, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1914 Views


Water use in June down dramatically for local communities

Water customers in Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton cut water use by 47 percent and more in June when measured against...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 20, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1914 Views


Coldwell Banker acquires Cashin Company

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced Thursday (Nov. 11) that it has acquired the assets of Cashin Company Realtors....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Coldwell Schmoldwell, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 5 comments | 1913 Views


Menlo Park man sentenced to one year in county jail for grabbing, kissing teen

Adam Joseph Degroat, 44, of Menlo Park, a registered sex offender, was sentenced to one year in county jail Oct. 12 after...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1913 Views


Caltrain wants high-speed rail to start locally

Caltrain has joined a growing swell of Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed-rail system. But Caltrain isn't...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by TrainIsComing, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 1913 Views


Menlo Park: Is this it?

The plan to re-imagine the downtown/El Camino Real areas of Menlo Park began five years ago, in 2007. "We need to do something,"...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by zoom zoom, on Apr 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1913 Views


Locals plead not guilty to pornography charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo Park resident Charles Vela Reyes Jr. have pleaded not guilty to charges...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lock them up, on Jun 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 1913 Views


Rojas to pay Frank Benest $5,500 for running 2 "facilitation" meetings

Is there a listing of all the money that Rojas wants to spend, and where can I see it? So that I can sign up to get some...

Original post made by new guy on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Amazed, on Jan 29, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1912 Views
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