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MENLO PARK

MP police to see hours cut and MP council members wary of outsourcing

Some Menlo Park council members wary of outsourcing http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_18160298?nclick_check=1 Menlo...

Original post made by Bob on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2011 at 9:30 am | 12 comments | 1929 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Why the hurry in Atherton layoffs?

We know there is a sense of urgency in Atherton to bring some stability to the city's growing budget problems. The town has...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arlin Murry, on Jun 12, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 12 comments | 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Hap Halloran, bombardier and POW

During World War II, Menlo Park resident Raymond "Hap" Halloran found himself on the giving and the receiving ends in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by bill schwartz, on Jul 6, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 12 comments | 2499 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Police commander raises in Menlo Park

Right on the heels of the police sergeants union agreeing to a two-year pay freeze, the two police commanders of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Where's my raise?, on Jun 14, 2011 at 4:16 pm | 12 comments | 1517 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Truck driver collides with bicyclist

A drunken truck driver and a drunken bicyclist collided on Saturday night on El Camino Real near Redwood City, leaving...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 9:17 pm | 12 comments | 1408 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Alliance hires law firm

Putting its money where its mouth is, the Menlo Park Downtown Alliance hired a law firm to evaluate the environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by what zoning, on Jun 28, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 12 comments | 1694 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton wrestles with donations to police department

Is it legal for the Atherton City Council to require that private donations to the police department be made anonymously? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 23, 2011 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 2045 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Atherton council backs staff layoffs; union files lawsuit, seeks restraining order

In a closed-session meeting this afternoon (July 12), the Atherton City Council "affirmed the actions of the City Manager...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 13, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 12 comments | 1605 Views

AROUND TOWN

New auxiliary lanes being built on 101

Caltrans crews broke ground Wednesday (July 20) on a project to build auxiliary lanes along a three-mile stretch of U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Max Crittenden, on Jul 25, 2011 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 1231 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton council meets on outsourcing

The Atherton City Council meets tonight (Wednesday, July 20) to consider outsourcing contracts for public works and emergency...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 24, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 12 comments | 1242 Views

MENLO PARK

Making it safer to cross El Camino Real

Focusing on the El Camino Real portion of the proposed downtown specific plan for Menlo Park last night, the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by you're kidding, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 12 comments | 1646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College board puts $564M bond measure on ballot

A measure that would raise $564 million for community college facilities will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 24, 2011 at 8:00 am | 12 comments | 2345 Views

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 | 1463 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 | 1713 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 | 1197 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 | 1568 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 | 1422 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 | 4115 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 | 1694 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 | 1785 Views
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