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Gubernatorial hopeful Tom Campbell outlines budget fixes

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Campbell Thursday called for budget cuts and a temporary gas tax to close California's...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 13, 2009 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 1710 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Restaurant review: Marqs in Menlo hits the mark

Menlo Park bar and grille offers harmonious combination of music, fine food, and good cheer. ==B Photo:== Regular customers,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Remark on Marq's, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 4377 Views

MENLO PARK

Middlefield and Linfield: Traffic signal, or lighted crosswalk?

At its meeting Tuesday night, Menlo Park's City Council could decide whether to install a traffic signal or a lighted crosswalk...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by The Voice, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 2176 Views

MENLO PARK

Big divide over pay, benefits for firefighters

Menlo Park firefighters have been working for over a year without a contract, and a new one seems nowhere in sight as negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sustainable Activist, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 51 comments | 6973 Views

MENLO PARK

New gym: You made this decision ... how?

When Palo Alto billionaire John Arrillaga offered to help Menlo Park fund and build a new public gymnasium in the spring...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jul 16, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 2341 Views

MENLO PARK

Brunello's: high marks for food, ambience, service

<b>Restaurant review:</b> When I am handed a menu with a long list of entrees, I get nervous. A short menu offers hope that...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Phil Giurlani, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 1583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Take Caltrain to Connoisseurs' Marketplace

Caltrain is urging people to go green this weekend and take the train to the "eco-friendly" 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 14, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to vote Wednesday on tax renewal

The Atherton City Council is slated to decide Wednesday whether to ask voters for a five-year renewal of the $750 annual...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by warren buffet, on Jul 16, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 3 comments | 2174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury trashes waste-contract process

The four-year-long search for new garbage contractors got a vote of no-confidence from a San Mateo County civil grand jury...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by W. Huizenga, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 1708 Views

MENLO PARK

Middlefield and Linfield: Traffic signal, or lighted crosswalk?

At its meeting on Tuesday, July 14, Menlo Park's City Council could decide whether to install a traffic signal or a lighted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 15, 2009 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perspectives on family photography, from a professional

<I>This story was submitted by Paul Tedrick of Woodside, who was recently named Environmental Portrait Photographer of the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bobbi Fagone, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1676 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon office/hotel project: Outreach meetings July 23, July 29

Menlo Park is planning to hold several outreach meetings in the coming weeks on the massive "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1348 Views

MENLO PARK

You made this decision how?

With the promise of an $8 million donation for a new gymnasium, Menlo Park raced ahead with its plans. But in the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 16, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 1440 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council OKs Jackling house deal

Woodside's Town Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night for a resolution that approves a contract between Apple co-founder Steve...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 3 comments | 2594 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire destroys two townhouses, damages third

A Sharon Heights fire Thursday night destroyed two townhouses and caused major damage to a third. ==B Photo:== Har-Bro restoration...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by asdfs, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 19 comments | 2750 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton puts parcel tax on fall ballot

Atherton voters will be asked to approve a four-year renewal of the $750 annual parcel tax when they head to the polls on...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by $500,000, on Jul 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 9 comments | 2085 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Naked man arrested near Sand Hill Road

A man described as being 6 feet, 7 inches tall, and weighing 250 pounds, was arrested early Saturday morning, July 11, near...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jul 20, 2009 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 1982 Views

AROUND TOWN

New jail in Menlo Park?

A plot of land in Menlo Park is one of seven potential sites for a new county jail. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=4433...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 15 comments | 2427 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park holds street festival this weekend

The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace, the annual food, art and music festival in downtown Menlo Park, will be held Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 17, 2009 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area home sales rise in June

Bay Area home sales in June jumped to their highest level in almost three years because of the perception among home buyers...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 24, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 6 comments | 1840 Views
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A Traffic Picture Worth a Thousand Words.
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