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MENLO PARK

Emergency responders get toll-violation tickets

Menlo Park firefighters and police are being cited for driving through toll plazas without paying -- even though they are...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Suzie, on May 22, 2009 at 7:17 am | 9 comments | 1703 Views

ATHERTON

Another Lawsuit for Atherton

Police Officer Pilar Ortiz Buckley has filed suit against Atherton for failing to protect her from a hostile work environment. Deatails...

Original post made by Mr. Varden on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by mad max, on May 28, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 9 comments | 2170 Views

MENLO PARK

Will parking for gym push out library patrons?

As plans progress for a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex, some residents are arguing that the Civic Center...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by oldtimer, on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 9 comments | 1643 Views

AROUND TOWN

High school district raises concerns about Everest charter school site

Officials from the Sequoia Union High School District, who fought the creation of a new charter high school but were overruled...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by jim watson, on Jul 14, 2009 at 6:57 pm | 9 comments | 1976 Views

MENLO PARK

City bonds still AAA

In a challenging year for many municipal bonds, Menlo Park has managed to keep its high credit ratings. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Melvin Belli, on Jun 23, 2009 at 6:57 am | 9 comments | 1621 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 | 1914 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 | 1868 Views

WOODSIDE

Town Council fines Woodside couple $10,000 for felling trees without a permit

A couple who cut several significant trees in Woodside without a permit drew a hefty fine. The Town Council dramatically...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Speaks, Woodside better listen, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 2583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ristorante Mataro opens in downtown Menlo

Ristorante Mataro, Menlo Park's newest Italian restaurant, recently opened at 827 Santa Cruz Ave. in space formerly occupied...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by yummo!, on Nov 30, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Almanac editorial: Thomsen, Ferrando for high school board

<I>This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> With the seats of retiring members Sally...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 2635 Views

FICTION

Fire board candidates respond to flap over ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 5182 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Son of Barry Bonds arrested in Menlo

The 19-year-old son of Barry Bonds, who holds the lifetime and single-season Major League home run records, was arrested...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by To Pragmatic, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 1361 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Search is on for missing Menlo Park girl

Police are looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 18, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 1855 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Trailhead parking to shrink 20 percent

For hikers who use the Coal Mine Ridge or Windy Hill trails in Portola Valley and drive to the trailhead, the limited parking...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Proud PVer, on Jan 21, 2010 at 12:53 am | 9 comments | 2272 Views

ATHERTON

All Police Reports are Public Record

All Police Reports are Public Record according to San Mateo County District Attorney James P. Fox. He is quoted as saying...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:42 am | 9 comments | 2282 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed-rail ridership figures challenged

The agency charged with building California's controversial high-speed rail system is basing its ridership and revenue forecasts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 1653 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton chief, manager to meet with residents

Atherton officials are stepping up their public outreach efforts, announcing a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:00 am | 9 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district superintendent Pat Gemma to retire

Patrick Gemma, the superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District since February 2003, has announced that he will...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charlene, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 9 comments | 2026 Views

MENLO PARK

LED street lamps may come to Menlo Park

One way or another, Menlo Park looks set to put high-efficiency lights in its streetlamps. The City Council could authorize...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 27, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 9 comments | 1301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday meeting on downtown parking issues: Loosen time restrictions? Install meters?

People interested in the parking situation in downtown Menlo Park are invited to attend a meeting Thursday, March 11, at...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by MP shopper, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 9 comments | 1449 Views
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