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MENLO PARK

Sergeants' 30 percent pay raise over 30 months on (Jan. 13) Menlo council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council tonight is likely to approve a tentative contract agreement giving police sergeants a 30 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anti Schmidt, on Jan 16, 2009 at 7:17 am | 24 comments | 2342 Views

MENLO PARK

Time for Menlo Park to reject outright High Speed Rail --- it is never going to be done right.

The present position of Menlo Park stating that Menlo Park is in favor of High Speed Rail "done right" should be revisited...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Al Neiman, on Mar 29, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 24 comments | 2393 Views

AROUND TOWN

This is the way that public employee contracts should be negotiated

This is the way that public employee contracts should be negotiated - with the opportunity for public input BEFORE the process...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 8, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 24 comments | 13346 Views

MENLO PARK

With Measure M defeated, time to improve the plan

Now that voters have rejected Measure M, it is time for the City Council to resume evaluating how well the plan is working,...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by not_just_about_land_use, on Nov 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 24 comments | 2520 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside report: Mountain lion and three cubs spotted in Wunderlich park

Deputy sheriffs and park rangers are patrolling the woods at Wunderlich county park in Woodside after the reported sighting...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Old timer, on Sep 15, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 24 comments | 12116 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Neighbors oppose big house on Olive Street

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the Menlo Park City Council will hear the appeal of a use permit for a 5,400 square foot spec house...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Another Menlo Resident, on Oct 26, 2011 at 6:43 am | 24 comments | 3654 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district and firefighters fighting in court

With both sides saying they hope for a fresh start, relations between the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the firefighters...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 5, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 24 comments | 2704 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council erred in not electing Cohen mayor

Hypocrisy. Inequity. Both words describe the Menlo Park City Council majority, which a week ago feigned allegiance to "the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Dec 30, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 24 comments | 2776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrillaga's latest gift to Stanford tops all others

Stanford University today announced a new gift of $151 million from Silicon Valley landowner and developer John Arrillaga,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Scholar, on Jul 2, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 24 comments | 3157 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Special meeting may be prelude to staffing, spending cuts

The Atherton City Council will meet at 8 a.m. Monday, May 9, in a special public meeting that is likely to be the prelude...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on May 9, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 24 comments | 3032 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Pall of lawsuit hangs over Downtown Plan

Many of us are excited about the possible renewal of a tired Menlo Park business district — a dozen vacant storefronts...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Jun 2, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 24 comments | 2404 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

More details on abrupt departure of Portola Valley superintendent

When the Portola Valley School District announced the departure of Superintendent Lisa Gonzales in a press release on Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by new participant , on Oct 15, 2015 at 12:48 am | 24 comments | 6444 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Councilwoman Fergusson loses her way

What was she thinking? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10620 posted Wednesday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:01 am | 24 comments | 2438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal turf

I'm surprised that this topic hasn't been raised already on this board (but then, this isn't Palo Alto, whose Town Square...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by II, on Apr 9, 2007 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 3928 Views

MENLO PARK

City attorney says no Brown Act violation

A "Citizens' Brown Act Violation Fund" has sprung up in the wake of the Daily Post reporting that three Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Nov 2, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 23 comments | 2001 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Rural character and freedom to build clash in council election

With just two weeks remaining in the fall election, Woodside voters suddenly have a choice of candidates in the race for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Vexatious Litigant?, on Oct 23, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 23 comments | 3251 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the day of International Worker Solidarity

Today is a great day. The United States is the latest county to become enlightened. Under the inspiring leadership of President...

Original post made by Wokers of the World Unite on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Baum ECR, on May 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 23 comments | 1850 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces sharp garbage rate hikes

Atherton residents are facing rate hikes that could range from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 23 comments | 3231 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Snow hits California in September!

Snow hit the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California in September. To watch the film from WTTG in Washington D.C. press this...

Original post made by Global Warming on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Global Warming, on Oct 10, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 23 comments | 6324 Views

ATHERTON

A management shakeup is needed in Atherton

In another post, Peter Carpenter put up sections of the City Charter that outlines the powers and duties of the City Manager. One...

Original post made by Bill Irving on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by so what, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 23 comments | 1927 Views
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