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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Despite state's grief, city eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 25, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 1645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo plans in-person town hall on health care

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, says she will hold a face-to-face "town hall" meeting on health care issues on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by ruth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 1909 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Students expelled for pot, but no major drug bust at Sacred Heart, school official says

Rumors of a major drug bust at Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton appear unfounded, but two students have been expelled...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:39 am | 21 comments | 2051 Views

ATHERTON

Bill of Particulars

I do not support the existing parcel tax, and believe it will fail. However, I would rather light a candle than curse the...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 21 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighter group reports election spending

The Menlo Park firefighters' political action group that endorsed three candidates for three open seats on the local fire...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 21 comments | 1783 Views

MENLO PARK

Defense expert: Officer May broke rules

A use-of-force expert for Alberto Alvarez, who is on trial for the murder of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May, testified...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Familiar with Case, on Nov 16, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 21 comments | 1888 Views

MENLO PARK

Garbage: Residents in line for big rate hike

If you live in Menlo Park, taking out the trash is about to get a lot more expensive. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=6306...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Lee Weaver, on Mar 25, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 21 comments | 1722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board asked to rescind superintendent appointment

Atherton resident and open-government advocate Peter Carpenter has made good on his threat to try to force the governing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 21 comments | 2481 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain may cut service due to 'fiscal emergency'

Major Caltrain weekend- and mid-day service cuts plus a fare increase are being planned by this fall and early 2011. Faced...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Alfred, on Jun 17, 2010 at 7:24 pm | 21 comments | 2033 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Releases Code Complaint on home of Charles Marsala

The following letter was forwarded to me today. It contains the results of an allegation that the home of Charles Marsala...

Original post made by mike murphy on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Aug 4, 2010 at 12:37 am | 21 comments | 1931 Views

MENLO PARK

Surprise move: funds for library's book group axed

The final chapter of the Menlo Park Library's 15-year-old book discussion group doesn't make for a happy ending. In fact,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by book lover, on Sep 21, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 21 comments | 2150 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park pipes on PG&E watchlist

When PG&E releases a list of its top 100 risk-management gas pipelines this afternoon (Sept. 20), Menlo Park pipes will be...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:31 am | 21 comments | 1966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal School volunteers sued by coach

A conflict that originated on the Encinal School basketball court appears headed for a court of law after a father who was...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by A student at Hillview, on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 21 comments | 3083 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fatal crash with bicyclist is second for truck driver

The Nov. 4 fatal collision of a bicyclist with the a tractor-trailer at the Alpine Road/Interstate 280 interchange was the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 21, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 21 comments | 305 Views

MENLO PARK

Brown Act Violations

Would someone who knows the answer and can reference the answer please tell us what are the consequences to Brown Act violations?...

Original post made by Mary Gilles on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by I've written the D.A., on Dec 17, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 21 comments | 2055 Views

MENLO PARK

St. Raymond's principal leaving after 16 years

St. Raymond School's principal, Sister Ann Bernard, will be leaving the school at the end of the academic year after 16 years...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Park Mom, on Jan 31, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 21 comments | 2732 Views

OTHER TOPICS

GOP plan would trigger major layoffs at SLAC

The prospect of major layoffs at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and other federally funded institutions was raised...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Second Santa Claus, on Feb 22, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 21 comments | 2445 Views

MENLO PARK

Reps: High-speed rail should merge with improved Caltrain system in San Jose

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:47 am | 21 comments | 2216 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Fire and the Santa Clara County Grand Jury Report

Some excerpts from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury report regarding Fire Services. With Menlo Fire's bloated budget,...

Original post made by Roy Desoto on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:34 am | 21 comments | 1674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School awards diplomas to 145

The 145 members of Menlo School's Class of 2011 received their diplomas June 7 in an outdoor ceremony on the Atherton campus....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by dirty little secret, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:36 am | 21 comments | 2079 Views
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