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ATHERTON

Town Square's Double Standard

Something doesn't quite seem right about the Town Square. An anonymous poster going by the initials JT accuses John Johns...

Original post made by Alan Michaels on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 5:09 am | 12 comments | 1439 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawyer hired to fight Nealon Park golf club well

Attorney Craig Breon, a Portola Valley native and conservationist, now represents a group of neighbors living near Nealon...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by witcher's brew, on Oct 13, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 12 comments | 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stogner's message to SMC voters re: Measure H $564M

If you are a voter who does not own real estate in San Mateo County, please take a few moments to think about this before...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by jahzebel, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:10 am | 12 comments | 1175 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents surveyed on library in park

Atherton residents, whose request to the City Council to survey the town about the placement of a new library was not approved,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by WaltKelley05, on Oct 29, 2011 at 10:34 am | 12 comments | 1539 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents create their own library survey

Atherton residents, whose request to the City Council to survey the town about the location of a new library was not approved,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by 3 to 1, on Nov 5, 2011 at 5:46 am | 12 comments | 1399 Views

MENLO PARK

Price tag swells for high-speed rail

The cost of California's proposed high-speed-rail system, originally pegged at about $36 billion, has nearly tripled since...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:41 am | 12 comments | 2939 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Should barn be allowed in 'the meadow'

Portola Valley: A few ambiguous phrases in the town's general plan about a scenic field of grass -- commonly referred to...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 9, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 12 comments | 1651 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A's "Stage Door" Opens to Rave Reviews

Would you follow your dreams or sell out? “Stage Door,” by Edna Ferber and George Kaufman, grapples with these very questions...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Nov 13, 2011 at 3:16 pm | 12 comments | 1768 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park weighs new contract for city employees

Judging by the flood of emails protesting the amount of time off in the proposed two-year contract for the 35 city employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sir Topham Hatt, on Nov 17, 2011 at 10:43 am | 12 comments | 1309 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may name interim chief Ed Flint 'acting interim manager'

Atherton's Interim City Manger John Danielson is out of the state and unable to return due to medical issues, so the council...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Muffy, on Nov 21, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 12 comments | 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford OKs expanded list of trail routes along Alpine Road

Tuesday meeting: Stanford University has agreed to expand the range of options it would consider in its 2006 offer to pay...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by DNLB, on Dec 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 12 comments | 4451 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Burglars hit Dish parking lot again

Burglars got away with personal items and cash valued at $7,100 in a series of auto burglaries on Friday and Sunday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 12 comments | 2698 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park History Museum

I was thinking the other day how nice it would be if the City of Menlo Park had a History Museum. Having incorporated in...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on May 11, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 12 comments | 1430 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside agrees to plastic-bag ban concept

The Town Council in Woodside has agreed in principle to join a countywide initiative now in the works that would ban the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:58 am | 12 comments | 1734 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: New wrinkle in June 5 primary

This year voters will find a different system in place when they go to the polls or cast their ballots by mail in the June...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Carlos Romero for SMC Supervisor!, on May 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 1269 Views

MENLO PARK

Why El Camino Should Have Bike Lanes

Many residents have legitimate concerns about bicycle safety on El Camino. Bicycling on El Camino is not suitable for everyone,...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 12 comments | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanretty arrested on embezzlement charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District, has been arrested and charged with felony...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Matt R., on Jun 19, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 2138 Views

ATHERTON

(No) show time

If you build it, they might not come. That is the quandary facing Menlo Park as the city tries to figure out how to use the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Stan, on Jun 25, 2012 at 11:30 am | 12 comments | 1513 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Political newcomer leads busy life

Listening to Dave Bragg, 34, reel off the many demands on his time is dizzying: A father of three young children, Mr. Bragg...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:37 am | 12 comments | 1493 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino facelift begins with housing project

A lot left vacant at 389 El Camino Real when a car dealer abandoned Menlo Park will now come to life again as a housing development. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Aug 4, 2012 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 1523 Views
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