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ATHERTON

Buckheit offers Atherton council deal to resolve lawsuit

Saying he's "willing to be reasonable if you are," Atherton resident Jon Buckheit told the Atherton City Council on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 20, 2011 at 6:04 pm | 58 comments | 3787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood may cut entire library staff

Peering into a future of hard times, trustees of the Ravenswood City School District, which has schools in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 20, 2011 at 5:22 pm | 58 comments | 3513 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunset campus sold to real estate investment firm

A little more than a month after employees were first told that the landmark Sunset campus was up for sale, the property...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 17, 2014 at 7:45 am | 58 comments | 5301 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford-Arrillaga plan: Boon or doom?

What's worse than a string of empty car lots? Eight acres of mixed-use office space, retail and apartments, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 4, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 57 comments | 4415 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Parents push for Mandarin immersion program

With China on a path to becoming the largest economy in the world, the interest in teaching children in the United States...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Willows Parent, on Jun 11, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 57 comments | 157886 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge lets defamation lawsuit proceed against John Woodell

A judge declined to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a fire board director against John Woodell, husband of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by What the Dickens?, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 57 comments | 11703 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fergusson joins council race

A familiar name has popped on to the list of contenders for the 2014 Menlo Park City Council election: Kelly Fergusson, who...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by sally, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:44 am | 57 comments | 17299 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo bans smoking in public places

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved an ordinance banning smoking in some public places, including ATM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by e. grimley, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:55 am | 56 comments | 6731 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Cline - don't bother me with facts or public input

Menlo Park Mayor Cline has just held another secret meeting - with himself. Such a meeting is perfectly legal but unwise....

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 23, 2010 at 8:49 am | 56 comments | 2484 Views

MENLO PARK

Campaign signs go missing, and so does cell phone

Who will be elected to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) Board of Directors is not a question keeping most...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by App Idea, on Oct 23, 2011 at 11:40 pm | 56 comments | 3536 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obamacare vs shutdown

The negative impact of shutting down our national government is far greater than any negative impact which might result from...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dorr Ell, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 56 comments | 1743 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo plans to renew Team Sheeper pool contract

Team Sheeper will continue to operate the Burgess pool, and add the Belle Haven pool to its roster, under a revised contract...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:33 am | 55 comments | 3192 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief is retiring

The town of Atherton announced at 4 p.m. today (July 7) that Police Chief Mike Guerra is retiring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 55 comments | 2906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update: Two local men arrested in child porn sweep

Detectives from a regional Internet-crimes task force have arrested nine men, including Portola Valley resident Stephen...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Portola Valley - Stephen Wolf Concerns, on Apr 4, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 55 comments | 4739 Views

WOODSIDE

Driver: Bicyclists attacked my truck in Woodside

The driver of a pickup truck says a group of some 50 bicyclists attacked his truck on Canada Road in Woodside on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 55 comments | 5595 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Ex-council member rejects specific plan petition

A group calling themselves "Save Menlo" is promoting a petition that would dramatically alter the recently re-approved El...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 21, 2014 at 7:06 am | 55 comments | 3045 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Downtown Menlo withstands retail turnover

With rents running to $5 a square foot and possibly more, it is no wonder that small retail businesses are cautious about...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 15, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 55 comments | 2223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

In its oft-thwarted efforts to find a home in Redwood City, officials of Everest (charter) Public High School have invoked...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Go Everest, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:08 am | 54 comments | 4403 Views

MENLO PARK

Exaggerated traffic claims against Measure T -- NO!

In today's Almanac (10/20/2010) is a letter from Planning Commissioner Katie FerricK: It reads: ------------- Exaggerated...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by narnia, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:33 am | 54 comments | 2437 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police report investigation stalled

Seven months have passed since Atherton's police chief asked the San Mateo County district attorney to investigate the charge...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 54 comments | 3562 Views
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