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AROUND TOWN

Board endorsements make strange bedfellows

You'd expect unions to get along with pension reform advocates about as well as cats get along with water. But this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 42 comments | 87127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

Update: For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by An old engineer, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:52 am | 42 comments | 4685 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires new city manager: Alex McIntyre

Alex McIntyre will replace Glen Rojas as city manager of Menlo Park, the city announced Wednesday. He starts March 5. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jan 24, 2012 at 9:57 am | 42 comments | 2035 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman cites harassment and abuse

The difficult job of serving on the Atherton City Council has been made nearly intolerable by incidents including vandalism...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 42 comments | 6136 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalPERS returns sink -- more trouble for taxpayers

Remember the concerns about CALPERS investment performance? Remember all those public employees who rebuked us for questioning...

Original post made by POGO on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 42 comments | 2448 Views

ATHERTON

Obama to brunch, lunch in Atherton

Atherton will have a few extra visitors in town on Thursday, April 4, as President Barack Obama is the guest of honor at...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 8, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 42 comments | 2802 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Developer Sam Sinnott asks for police presence at City Council meeting

Menlo Park council meetings are generally noted for a lack of physical, if not verbal, violence, but developer Sam Sinnott...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassing, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 42 comments | 1912 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo takes up chloramine question

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo has arranged a meeting in early September between local opponents of the water additive chloramine...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Feb 23, 2012 at 7:29 am | 41 comments | 3778 Views

AROUND TOWN

MP uses photos to catch red-light runners

Red-light runners beware: Menlo Park will start a trial run of its new red-light photo enforcement system on Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by HeyMrAlmanac, on May 16, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 41 comments | 2897 Views

MENLO PARK

Community Engagement Manager

It seems like the best kept secret in town is the newly hired Community Engatement Manager. Has anyone seen her? For a...

Original post made by Just Wondering II on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:17 am | 41 comments | 2982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign stemming from fatal bike accident nets 45 citations

An "Honor the Stop" enforcement campaign that was inspired by the deaths of two bicyclists killed by a sheriff's deputy...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 41 comments | 2479 Views

OTHER TOPICS

In high-speed rail battle, Peninsula residents may have found their Goliath

Those who would like to see the high-speed rail line run in a tunnel or a trench, rather than on a berm, as it passes through...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by progress, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 41 comments | 2674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury convicts track coach for pushing boy

After a four-day trial, a San Mateo County jury on Friday, Dec. 11, convicted longtime Menlo-Atherton High School cross-country...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous Arguments, on Dec 18, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 41 comments | 2585 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: more spending cuts needed

Atherton staff must sharpen their pencils and find more spending cuts to avoid reaching into reserves and the parcel tax...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 3391 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension initiative group seeks legal defense funds

The grassroots group that sponsored the Menlo Park pension reform initiative is trying to raise at least $35,000 in private...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 22, 2010 at 6:43 am | 41 comments | 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 2712 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Family of bicyclist files wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a woman fatally struck by a big-rig while riding her bicycle in unincorporated Portola Valley last month has...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 30, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 41 comments | 3338 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park should not welcome Facebook

I just read where our City Manager said he would be delighted if Facebook were to come into the Sun Micro campus. Why! Does...

Original post made by looking on on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Doctrine of Relation Back?, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 41 comments | 2756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board imposes terms on union employees

The firefighters of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will get $350 more per month for health and welfare benefits,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 41 comments | 3093 Views

MENLO PARK

Volatile public comment on downtown plan

The third session of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan inspired...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 41 comments | 3338 Views
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