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ATHERTON

Atherton: Compensation cuts OK'd by council

The town of Atherton's unrepresented employees will take a hit in their total compensation package, as expected, but under...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by MJ, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District dissolution survey

I have created a survey regarding dissolution of Sequoia Healthcare District. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/W7S7XZM Please...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:12 pm | 16 comments | 1639 Views

MENLO PARK

CalPERS rules that contract work by retired city of Menlo Park personnel director is illegal

The state's retirement agency took a hard line against a retired city employee collecting a pension while working as a contractor...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 21, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments | 2969 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside revisits plastic bag ban

With the county Board of Supervisors banning the flimsy "single-use" plastic bags at retail check-out counters in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1271 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District spends $25,000 for Membership in RWC 2020. Why?

Sequoia Healthcare District used to include Membership in RWC 2020 as an Administrative expenditure in their budget. Last...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by community support up in Emerald, on Jan 21, 2013 at 10:59 am | 3 comments | 1048 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

School parcel tax vote likely in Portola Valley

Voters are likely to be asked this spring to renew and boost the Portola Valley School District's parcel tax, which last...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Over-Reach, on Jan 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | 4 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harbaugh Bowl I

I am really looking forward to Harbaugh Bowl I. I am rooting for the younger brother to win. Go Niners!...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by Walt, on Jan 20, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 846 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford officials look to solve Searsville dilemma

Stanford University officials are facing a mountain of decisions regarding what to do with Searsville Reservoir, which is...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Matt S., on Jan 20, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 3570 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager pay talks go private

Should the new city manager's salary be increased now that he's decided not to live in the town-owned house that was to be...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Olive, on Jan 19, 2013 at 11:30 am | 8 comments | 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Don Horsley recommends Lie Detector tests.

This might be one of best ideas he has come up with. He has refused to speak to reporters since January 11th 2013. The Long...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Poly-who-ha, on Jan 18, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 1752 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Banning bags on its own terms

Reluctant to cede control to San Mateo County, the Menlo Park City Council wants to add a clause to the proposed ban on single-use...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cherie, on Jan 18, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 8 comments | 1262 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia HCD subsidy of Sequoia Hospital

I have questioned my board about the Sequoia Healthcare District's continued subsidy of Sequoia Hospital, which it no longer...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 18, 2013 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Plenty of healthy substitutes for milk

A frequent bugaboo of the "fiscal cliff" debacle was the "milk cliff," the threat of milk prices doubling if Congress failed...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Lactose intolerant, on Jan 17, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 5 comments | 1648 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park cop caught with prostitute keeps job [unlocked]

[PLEASE. NO ALLEGATIONS OF CHILD PORN WITH NAMES ON THIS THREAD; YOU JUST GET IT LOCKED THAT WAY, AND THAT IS NOT IN THE...

Original post made by Confession on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Confession, on Jan 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 28 comments | 2743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paws for Tales at Atherton Library

Children ages 5 and up can sign up to read to a trained service dog. Reading aloud helps to build confidence and improve...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Officer keeps job despite prostitution charge

The recent discovery that a Menlo Park police officer who admitted soliciting a prostitute continues to work full time for...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 17, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1295 Views

MENLO PARK

Two in custody following car chase and crash

Two suspects in an attempted armed robbery of a jewelry store in North Fair Oaks are in custody and two more are being sought...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by North Fair Oaks neighbor, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1091 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Horsley reverses, will forgo supes salary

Supervisor Don Horsley has announced that he has changed his mind and would resume his two-year practice of not taking a...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 1448 Views

MENLO PARK

Time to review and course correct the Specific Plan

This week's guest editorial by Planning Commissioner John Kadvany asks important questions that the City Council needs to...

Original post made by time to course correct on Jan. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 750 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Compensation cuts, city manager's housing, on Atherton council agenda

The devilish details of how to shift more of the town's financial burden for employee benefits onto employees' shoulders...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Funny, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 1067 Views
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