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MENLO PARK

Letter: Councilman Cohen responds to charge on union fund

In response to a letter from Mary Gilles last week, I received no contribution from any union anticipated or likely to be...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by one more, on Feb 2, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 43 comments | 2207 Views

AROUND TOWN

County Supervisors Approved 3% raise to Sheriff Deputies.

For those residents who don't know it the deputies contract includes a 1% higher pay clause. The raises will cost the county...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Home Sick Today, on Apr 26, 2011 at 11:55 am | 43 comments | 2110 Views

MENLO PARK

Updated: Menlo fire board gains two newcomers

As of 1 a.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 9), a razor-thin margin separated the two top vote-getters in the election for two open seats...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Let's move forward, on Nov 10, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 43 comments | 2042 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents denied appeal to change school districts

Woodside residents who wanted to have their two streets on the edge of Menlo Park and Redwood City transferred from the Redwood...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Trip, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 43 comments | 2729 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may cut staff compensation

The mayor calls it a wrap-up. The police union is calling it revenge. As the Atherton City Council meets on Nov. 28 for the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:37 am | 43 comments | 4948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto may sell school land to developer

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange many acres of property -- including its...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Zip, on May 5, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 43 comments | 1773 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Commission to review specific plan

Those demanding that Menlo Park review the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan can take heart -- the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 43 comments | 2773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire district: Carpenter, Bernstein, Ianson elected

Three candidates who had run as a slate in opposition to two union-supported candidates were elected Tuesday to seats on...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2013 at 11:58 am | 43 comments | 3150 Views

MENLO PARK

Off the Grid food trucks may come to Menlo

Off the Grid, a highly popular Bay Area food truck gathering, might set up shop in Menlo Park this year. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 8, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 43 comments | 3651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another chance to discuss airplane noise

Surf Air, the small commuter airline that began flying in and out of the San Carlos Airport in June 2013, has received more...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Oct 8, 2014 at 9:40 pm | 43 comments | 2861 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves specific plan changes

Menlo Park now allows less medical office space within the boundaries of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, following...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 43 comments | 2064 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo shares details of health care proposal

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, talked about the need for health care reform, the status of the current proposals and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Get your head out of the sand, on Sep 1, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 42 comments | 2908 Views

ATHERTON

Was councilwoman's house built lawfully?

The question has been raised, publicly and emotionally, for at least two years: Did Atherton City Councilwoman Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 42 comments | 7686 Views

MENLO PARK

Police commander pay bump passes on split vote

Although City Manager Glen Rojas characterized it as a restructuring instead of a pay raise, the end result of a 3-2 vote...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 20, 2011 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board endorsements make strange bedfellows

You'd expect unions to get along with pension reform advocates about as well as cats get along with water. But this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 42 comments | 110985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

Update: For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by An old engineer, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:52 am | 42 comments | 5085 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires new city manager: Alex McIntyre

Alex McIntyre will replace Glen Rojas as city manager of Menlo Park, the city announced Wednesday. He starts March 5. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jan 24, 2012 at 9:57 am | 42 comments | 2292 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman cites harassment and abuse

The difficult job of serving on the Atherton City Council has been made nearly intolerable by incidents including vandalism...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 42 comments | 12063 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalPERS returns sink -- more trouble for taxpayers

Remember the concerns about CALPERS investment performance? Remember all those public employees who rebuked us for questioning...

Original post made by POGO on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 42 comments | 2617 Views

ATHERTON

Obama to brunch, lunch in Atherton

Atherton will have a few extra visitors in town on Thursday, April 4, as President Barack Obama is the guest of honor at...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 8, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 42 comments | 3661 Views
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