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High-speed rail: Palo Alto residents join revolt

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Caballo de Ferro, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 29 comments | 5076 Views


Plan announced to save Social Security

A very simple step to save Social Security Uses...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 29 comments | 2056 Views


Still Undecided About M? Traffic Analysis

Original post made by Perla Ni on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 4, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 29 comments | 770 Views


Atherton building official announces retirement

Citing his April heart surgery and approaching 61st birthday, Atherton Building Official Mike Wasmann has announced that...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Screenwriter, on Aug 29, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 29 comments | 2776 Views


Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 3112 Views


Here's what a police department does when service is part of their credo

From the Hillsborough Police Department's Facebook page: Based on the events of today, please take the time to view the...

Original post made by Watcher on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2012 at 7:49 am | 29 comments | 1685 Views


Park Theatre torn down

Demolition work at the building housing the old Park Theatre, built in 1947 and closed in 2002, was underway Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Just curious, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:35 am | 29 comments | 8994 Views


Atherton considers lawsuit over rail electrification report

Atherton's City Council has asked for a closed-session meeting with the town's attorney to discuss suing Caltrain over the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Robert S. Allen, on Jan 26, 2015 at 7:19 am | 29 comments | 4998 Views


Cal Water proposes water budgets for each customer

Cal Water has asked the state PUC to approve its drought plan, effective June 1, which proposes financial penalties for using...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Alicia2000, on May 12, 2015 at 9:26 am | 29 comments | 6952 Views


The Party of Rich Old White Men Redux

Author's note: I posted the opinion piece below my note yesterday. I used the name SMGOP. The article was clearly attributed...

Original post made by Lisa Rossetti on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 19, 2011 at 10:02 am | 28 comments | 2770 Views


Panel of Contributors: Nothing to fear from Dumbarton rail

The proposal to operate six trains in each direction on weekdays between Union City (or Newark) over the Dumbarton rail bridge...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by opposed, on Jul 30, 2007 at 9:19 am | 28 comments | 26624 Views


Menlo Park school district grapples with overload of kindergarten signups

Call it too much of a good thing. The Menlo Park City School District's drive to get incoming kindergartners registered early,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by flee or fight, on Mar 28, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 28 comments | 4484 Views


Editorial endorsements: Menlo Park, Atherton city councils

<B>Menlo Park City Council Read the full story here posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by another andy fan, on Oct 12, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 28 comments | 3055 Views


Lee Duboc: Will West Menlo Park child care be privatized?

Former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent the email below to her e-mail group on Feb. 16. From: Menlo Park's Future...

Original post made by Messenger on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Truth, on Feb 20, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 28 comments | 2483 Views


City discovers $400,000 accounting error

Pencil-sharpening begins anew as city tries to re-balance budget. Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by reality here, on Oct 28, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 28 comments | 2372 Views


Menlo Park sales tax receipts take dive

A key source of revenue for Menlo Park fell by 21 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, making an already...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 1867 Views


Menlo Park facing serious deficit -- is it being covered up?

I just raad an email letter from Chuck Bernstein and he shows where the City is facing a huge 3.4 million deficit. I looked...

Original post made by looking on on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 28 comments | 1633 Views


Menlo council approves BevMo with 3-2 vote

The Menlo Park City Council upheld the Planning Commission's decision to let Beverages & More open a store in a spot that's...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 12, 2010 at 5:56 am | 28 comments | 2552 Views


Kids Leaving Messes at Fremont Park

Dear Parents, Please remind your youngsters to clean up after themselves at Fremont Park. I've been able to observe this...

Original post made by Local on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by A Parent, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 28 comments | 1960 Views


Recordings could tell what happened at party

Evidence that may be hard to refute could answer questions about whether there was misconduct by police in their response...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 28 comments | 2772 Views
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