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ATHERTON

Ackley/PPG to Town of Atherton: I own it

The Atherton Town Council, led by Elizabeth Lewis and Jerry Carlson, has recruited Bill Widmer to form a new majority that...

Original post made by This wasn\'t supposed to happen on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 3039 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's grandparent/money scam

Tonight's channel 2 news at 10:00 had a long report with several interviews of Atherton residents who have been the victims...

Original post made by Melinda Tevis on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by enough, on Apr 16, 2011 at 8:07 am | 9 comments | 2135 Views

WOODSIDE

President dines in Woodside with tech elite

President Obama dined in Woodside on Thursday night with high-tech leaders. He arrived around 5:40 p.m. at San Francisco...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 24, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 9 comments | 2432 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors fight to protect Flood Park

What is a neighborhood park worth? San Mateo County estimates $205,000. To those living near Flood Park, its value is more...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on May 25, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 9 comments | 1892 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council says no to ethics oversight board

Atherton City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said she is "horribly disappointed with this council" after a request she and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by TOOTH COMB, on May 27, 2011 at 9:58 am | 9 comments | 1952 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park nixes T-Mobile cell tower in park

You can't hear me now: Menlo Park has yanked T-Mobile's application to mount a cell phone antenna on a light pole in Nealon...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by interested observer, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:34 am | 9 comments | 1849 Views

MENLO PARK

Rojas temporary contract approved

It's official: City Manager Glen Rojas will retire on July 15, then return to serve on a temporary contract until December...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Thomas, on Jun 16, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 9 comments | 1110 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton June 2011 Council Meeting

Town of Atherton City Council/Channel Drainage District Regular Agenda –June 15, 2011 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE [Pending...

Original post made by APOA on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 28, 2011 at 6:46 am | 9 comments | 1513 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Does Portola Valley need real bike lanes?

The Portola Valley Town Council on June 8 discussed a possible revision to the volunteer Traffic Committee's mandate to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 9 comments | 2075 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney closes Menlo priest investigation

The San Francisco District Attorney's Office has decided not to press charges against Father William Myers, pastor of a Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:06 am | 9 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walgreens appeals denial of permit to sell alcohol

Walgreens has filed an appeal of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's 4-3 denial of its request to sell beer and wine at...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Leyla S., on Jul 19, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1416 Views

MENLO PARK

Two men arrested after high-speed chase

Two men taken into custody Wednesday night after leading law enforcement officials on a lengthy car chase through the East...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by What?, on Jul 28, 2011 at 9:52 pm | 9 comments | 1219 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: No leads in oak tree beheadings

Violence was done to the tops of about 25 oak trees late last year along the 500 block of Portola Road in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 27, 2011 at 10:29 am | 9 comments | 2023 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Sheriff sued over alleged error that lead to arrest and jail for Pacifica M

http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county/ci_18758039?source=autofeed# Excerpt: A mentally disabled Pacifica...

Original post made by Lurker on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 9 comments | 2132 Views

MENLO PARK

California High Speed Rail is a Ponzi Scheme

High Speed Authority Board, Vice-Chair Lynn Schenk, admitted last week, their previous business plans were really nothing...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by morris brown, on Sep 5, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 9 comments | 1601 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian's red-light-camera bill vetoed

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian to set new restrictions on red-light cameras hit the wall Thursday when Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by benjones, on Nov 11, 2011 at 10:23 pm | 9 comments | 1754 Views

MENLO PARK

Financing keeps Bohannon hotel on drawing board

When the Menlo Park Planning Commission sat down for its annual review of the Bohannon Menlo Gateway project Dec. 5, there...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2011 at 9:00 am | 9 comments | 1474 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Mitsunobu restaurant opens in Sharon Heights

Mitsunobu Japanese restaurant has opened in the Sharon Heights Shopping Center in Menlo Park, replacing the highly rated...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 9 comments | 6483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No binding limit on students at Ladera site

Despite pleas from neighbors to put a binding limit on the number of students that could be allowed at the site, the board...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by SirTopham Hatt, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:37 am | 9 comments | 3302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marion Softky covered community for 40 years

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Maryann Harvey, on Feb 24, 2013 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 3159 Views
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