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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 | 1078 Views

MENLO PARK

Rojas temporary contract approved

It's official: City Manager Glen Rojas will retire on July 15, then return to serve on a temporary contract until December...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Thomas, on Jun 16, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 9 comments | 1078 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Solyndra lobbyists in news again

Stinking up the political landscape - local Solyndra edition: "Republican Congressman Darrell Issa may be investigating...

Original post made by Pearl on Oct. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1078 Views

ATHERTON

Library at HP Park - Schedule Published

The Council Packets for this week's meeting contain some interesting information about Atherton's new Library at Holbrook...

Original post made by Library Express on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Library Express, on Mar 26, 2012 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1078 Views

MENLO PARK

MP's Housing Element Fiasco

Tomorrow night the Council will discuss an agreement to settle a lawsuit regarding the Housing Element, which is more than...

Original post made by wanting answers on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1078 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State Senate candidates in 30 minutes or less

California State Assemblyman Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) seems like a man who really could tell you his life story in three...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 18, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 5 comments | 1078 Views

ATHERTON

Mayor Widmer's Unauthorized of Town Funds During Elections

The Town Council approved of Mayor Widmer to issue a press release, but instead he instructed staff to mail out a letter...

Original post made by Town Funds on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Poetic justice, on Nov 11, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 1078 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 | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Larry Ellison wants to buy Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are for sale -- and Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison has already made it well known he wants to buy...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by happy resident, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 1077 Views

MENLO PARK

Another downtown biz to bite the dust? Oak City Bar & Grill for sale?

Craigslist has a new posting for a Menlo Park restaurant for sale for $398,000. The photo of the bar in the listing sure...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1077 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may close housing department

The Menlo Park City Council asked staff Tuesday to move ahead with closing the city's housing department, which reduces...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tax Payer, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

MA Class of 1987 25th Reunion

MA Class of 1987 25th Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012. Please email maclassof1987@gmail.com for...

Original post made by Julie W on Sep. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1077 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 | 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two plead not guilty in iPhone leak case

Two men suspected of selling an iPhone 4 prototype that was lost last year in a Redwood City bar pleaded not guilty to...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by gray powell, on Sep 1, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 1076 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officer named in lawsuit retires

An Atherton police officer named in a federal lawsuit for his role in a domestic violence incident and the subsequent alteration...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

Service for Ted Wellings

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan, 11, for Ted Wellings, a longtime resident of Woodside Hills who...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Barbara Mason, on Jan 11, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1076 Views

SPORTS

'We Can Do This'

Stacey Turcotte of San Carlos has been selected as "Artist of the Year" by the Menlo Charity Horse Show committee for her...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by crown, on Jul 17, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1076 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley weighs future of farmers' market

The Portola Valley Town Council in April approved a six-week trial for the Thursday afternoon farmers' market. On Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Realist, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1076 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 | 1075 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 | 1075 Views
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