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MENLO PARK

New Burgess Gym could cost $26 million or more

Menlo Park has an estimated $9 million to spend on a new Burgess Gym, but it appears the city will need more --- a lot more. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 30, 2008 at 11:45 am | 30 comments | 3569 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton targets road, drainage fixes

Atherton will trim one police officer position, but the town is poised to pull off a balanced budget with a particularly...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by laughing, on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 2607 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews plan for abandoned dealership

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 20 comments | 2630 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident accuses city of racial profiling

Police say they stopped Darryl Warren because he didn't have a bike light. He says they stopped him because he's black. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:11 am | 6 comments | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 5557 Views

AROUND TOWN

New gym to be named after Arrillaga family

Palo Alto land developer John Arrillaga has lent his family's name to several athletic facilities on the Stanford campus....

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by shirley, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1758 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun campus won't be reassessed

The Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park won't be reassessed, despite the fact that the company has changed hands, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by A non moose, on Jun 16, 2010 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 2020 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Hard choices in Menlo Park

When John Boyle decided to join Andy Cohen and vote against placing a hotel tax increase before voters in November, it shocked...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by out town, on Aug 3, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman on bike killed by big-rig near Portola Valley

A woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a big-rig near Portola Valley this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Karole, on Nov 5, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 14 comments | 2417 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo plans to renew Team Sheeper pool contract

Team Sheeper will continue to operate the Burgess pool, and add the Belle Haven pool to its roster, under a revised contract...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:33 am | 55 comments | 3663 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may form panel to address bike safety issues

Portola Valley may emulate Woodside and establish a regular forum for bicycle-related issues. A formal discussion of the...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mike Harding, on May 19, 2011 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andronico's market to close July 24

Andronico's market, a high-end grocery store that's been a fixture at Stanford Shopping Center for the past two decades,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mark Sheehan , on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:48 pm | 5 comments | 1996 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Thieves burglarize cars Thursday morning while hikers walk The Dish

Thieves broke into and burglarized six vehicles parked at the informal dirt parking area at the Alpine Road intersection...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jon, on Sep 27, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 8289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Martinez wins third spot on Sequoia high school board

The Elections Office has confirmed victory for Olivia Martinez, one of two incumbents who ran for re-election to the board...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Fan, on Dec 14, 2011 at 7:53 pm | 4 comments | 2231 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton struggles without leaders

In what appears to be a complete meltdown in communications between the City Council and an interim city manager, Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 24 comments | 2404 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Park is still best library site, councilwoman says

Building a two-story library in the park is still the best course for Atherton, City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said this...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Holbrook Library Fan, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2012: Two county tax measures defeated; one may pass

San Mateo County voters defeated two San Mateo County tax measures on June 5. The vote on Measure T, a tax on rental-car...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by apex, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1160 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Time for action on gun violence

Another gun spree killing. This time a house of worship, last time a movie theater, and before that a shopping mall, a campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 25, 2012 at 8:55 am | 40 comments | 2932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bold downtown plan spurs debate over Palo Alto's growth

As he plans an eight-acre development in Menlo Park, billionaire John Arrillaga has proposed building a theater and four...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 1583 Views
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