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Jimmy Carter at Kepler's

Former president Jimmy Carter will at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, to sign his new book,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Disappointed, on Oct 27, 2010 at 11:43 am | 26 comments | 1839 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman behaving badly

"I'm going to do whatever I can to help you out, because you're such a good-looking woman." That remark raises no eyebrows...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Not Kim, on Oct 29, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 26 comments | 1883 Views

ATHERTON

Investigation of police-report alteration limited in scope, Chief Guerra says

Critics of an investigator's report exonerating Atherton police officers of any wrongdoing in the alteration of a police...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Feb 1, 2011 at 7:23 am | 26 comments | 3006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critics say Corte Madera controversy is about teaching style, not technology

Teachers, parents, administrators and others in the Portola Valley School District are sharply criticizing an article in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 26, 2011 at 9:39 pm | 26 comments | 3059 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Chamber of Commerce 201l list of Job Killer legislation

This morning, CalChamber is releasing our 201l list of Job Killer legislation. This year’s list features 28 bills that, if...

Original post made by Allan Zaremberg on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2011 at 6:38 pm | 26 comments | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Al Gore visits Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton

It isn't every day that a former vice president speaks at a high school. Tuesday, Oct. 4 , was one of those days. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Edgar McSweeney, on Oct 8, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 26 comments | 1312 Views

MENLO PARK

Campaign sign cell phone reunited with owner

Menlo Park police have closed the case, but the Saga of the Missing Campaign Sign continued to unfold over the weekend as...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Colleen, on Oct 26, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 26 comments | 1611 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council looks at demanding schedule

Menlo Park's new city manager, Alex McIntyre, has asked the City Council to approve a demanding schedule of meetings in...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Apr 12, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 26 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seven seek single Board of Supervisors seat

Among the critical issues facing San Mateo County government: a projected $26 million revenue shortfall for the next fiscal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 26 comments | 1768 Views

ATHERTON

Time for a new direction for our Town Council

Whomever is elected to the Atherton Town Council now is the time for our five elected Town representatives to set a new direction...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Give it a rest, on Oct 24, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 26 comments | 1356 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council Election Analysis

The County elections office updated the city council race results. Ray Mueller cam in first with 5627 votes. Catherine...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:27 am | 26 comments | 1688 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 26 comments | 2643 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants to hire 9 full-time planners

With an estimated 35 projects in the pipeline, Menlo Park wants to nearly double the size of its planning department. The...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 26 comments | 3483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy DA 'reproved' by state bar for misconduct

A prosecutor in the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has been "privately reproved" for misconduct by the California...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 26 comments | 2417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased traffic patrol nets at least 200 drivers in Menlo Park and Redwood City

Even with police publicizing stepped-up traffic patrols on Wednesday, at least 200 drivers got tickets in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 2365 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Negotiations -- Status Please?

It's been awfully quiet from the APOA and the progress of the negotiations over Atherton's dominating budget item, police...

Original post made by My oh my on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 26 comments | 1368 Views

ATHERTON

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A would-be robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by beware evil things like numbers, y'all!!!, on May 30, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 26 comments | 1783 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obama makes another fundraising trip here

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit two Palo Alto homes on Thursday, June 6, to raise funds for the Democratic...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by another realist, on Jun 9, 2013 at 4:50 pm | 26 comments | 3222 Views

MENLO PARK

New law protects mountain lions

Animal-control authorities now have a mandate to explore options other than lethal when dealing with mountain lions that...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 26 comments | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Blasts Obamacare

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts says Obamacare will bury the Democrats. Boston Herald radio has a taped radio talk...

Original post made by Beantown Ex Pat on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 24, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 546 Views
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