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Portola Valley: Mountain lion attacks pygmy goat

A mountain lion attacked a pygmy goat in San Mateo County's Portola Valley area last week, a sheriff's lieutenant said...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by pv rez, on Mar 1, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 10 comments | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election roundup: Sheriff Greg Munks faces no opposition in his bid for re-election

With the closing of the filing period for the June 8 election, it's almost a certainty that incumbent Sheriff Greg Munks...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 11, 2010 at 6:43 am | 10 comments | 1619 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Carol Smith's residency questioned

A member of Atherton's General Plan Committee said she has resigned her post after moving out of town earlier this month....

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by mtn View resident, on Jan 6, 2012 at 11:24 am | 10 comments | 1495 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Peter Carpenter Untouchable on This Forum?

Wow - it now appears that any post interpreted as criticing Peter Carpenter is now not just being deleted, it is being wiped...

Original post made by Just Wondering on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Mar 29, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 10 comments | 1161 Views

MENLO PARK

Water worries: City nudges, rather than pushes, consumers to conserve water supply

As climate change sparks concerns of dwindling water supply, Menlo Park is trying to encourage people to conserve through...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 3, 2010 at 9:28 am | 10 comments | 1544 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo testifies on impact of Lehman collapse

U.S. representatives Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, and Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, testified before the House Financial Services...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Caryotakis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments | 1172 Views

ATHERTON

DDA Steve Wagstaffe is protecting R.E.A.C.T. Task force warrant.

The world is interested and watching this one. The search warrant that was issued to San Mateo County Sheriff and R.E.A.C.T....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on May 28, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 10 comments | 1666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury: fire agencies can significantly reduce costs through consolidations

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury is recommending that the Woodside Fire Protection District and several cities in San...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 29, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 1743 Views

MENLO PARK

Service cuts, but no tax hike in Menlo Park budget

A preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year released by the city of Menlo Park calls for reductions in city services...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jun 7, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 10 comments | 1587 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's legal costs in Johns case, including settlement, total $619,500

The town of Atherton paid a total of about $393,200 in attorney fees to investigate former finance director John Johns, and...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Thelma, on Jun 9, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 10 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla Motors seeks $178M through IPO

Tesla Motors hopes to raise up to $178 million through its highly anticipated initial public offering of stock, the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:14 am | 10 comments | 1601 Views

ATHERTON

Law firm ends contract with Atherton

The law firm that employs Atherton City Attorney Wynne Furth has sent the town a 60-day notice that it is canceling its contract...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 6, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 1746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property tax revenue decline - it is now official

(Redwood City, CA) Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Assessor, signed the 2010-11 Property Assessment Roll on June 30, 2010,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 10 comments | 1331 Views

ATHERTON

Meg lies about first, then admits she hired another illegal

First, Meg flatly denies ever seeing the letter and declares she would "absolutely" take a polygraph to prove it. An hour...

Original post made by Willy on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Oct 5, 2010 at 11:43 am | 10 comments | 1552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-city lawsuit filed against high-speed rail

Palo Alto, Atherton and Menlo Park launched a fresh lawsuit Thursday against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, claiming...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gern Blanston, on Oct 10, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 10 comments | 1417 Views

ATHERTON

another OPEN lights thread

Since the last one was mysteriously closed to non-registered users, I'm sure by mistake, let's open another. Thank you,...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tim Jordan, on Oct 15, 2010 at 8:53 pm | 10 comments | 1527 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV council accepts the inevitable on cell phone tower

It may be a faux tree, it may be a tasteful pole, it may even be an objet d'art, but a 50- to 55-foot cell phone tower will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 2509 Views

ATHERTON

Stop the bashing of people directly.

You can talk about the issues, but please stop bashing people directly. May I remind everyone our City Council works out...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 1468 Views

ATHERTON

Interim City Manager Selection Process

From the Council Packets online at the Town of Atherton website: Mayor McKeithen appointed herself and Vice Mayor Dobbie...

Original post made by Chesire Cat on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Oct 20, 2010 at 9:53 am | 10 comments | 1373 Views

ATHERTON

Another closed session mystery

The following item is on tonight's closed session agenda. C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL POTENTIAL LITIGATION (Subsection...

Original post made by snoop on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:26 am | 10 comments | 1312 Views
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