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Should Atherton become a 'charter' city?

Atherton has begun the process of taking more control over its own fate by changing from a general law city, operating under...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 20, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 13 comments | 1940 Views


Police calls: Burglars take guns from Atherton home

Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 13 comments | 1542 Views


Andrea Mitchell caught on CNBC Lying about Mitt Romney

CNBC, the über-liberal propaganda arm of the Obama Administration, once again gets caught lying about Governor Romney and...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Palmer S, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:23 am | 13 comments | 4678 Views


FBI Arrests former D.A. Employees

Bob hasn't posted anything recently to suggest the FBI investigation of the San Mateo D.A. was fabricated. Maybe that's...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 1275 Views


Supervisors vote 4-1 to put sales tax on ballot

It might be like making a speech to a hostile audience when the county writes its argument in support of a half-cent sales...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Irate Voter, on Jul 25, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 13 comments | 1508 Views


Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 1476 Views


Hotel tax: Menlo Park challenges ballot language

Ballot review came to a screeching halt in Menlo Park recently when a perusal of the rebuttal to Measure K, the city's proposal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 7, 2012 at 6:10 am | 13 comments | 3723 Views


Park off housing list -- two other sites back on

As expected, the six people overseeing Menlo Park's hunt for new housing sites voted to drop a neighborhood park from the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Oski, on Sep 20, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 13 comments | 2227 Views


Editorial: City should reconsider Belle Haven 'engagement' plan

A number of questions arise from the City Council's decision late last month to hire a consultant and spend an estimated...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by richard cline, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 13 comments | 3042 Views


$10,000,000 Sequoia Healthcare District Nursing Education Program

With 8 years into the program and 2 years remaining, the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors will be meeting at...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 29, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 13 comments | 3922 Views


What should city ask of Facebook?

"Please don't put the squeeze on (Facebook)," one woman told the Menlo Park City Council. She echoed prevailing public sentiment...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 13 comments | 3313 Views


Menlo Park Fire Protection District meetings on TV

Perhaps for the first time in history, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) monthly Board of Director's meetings...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 19, 2012 at 10:26 am | 13 comments | 1887 Views


Wait on Labor Contracts for Wiest to be Seated

Last week the council had a closed session meeting for labor contracts, this is to allow agenda item for open session next...

Original post made by Council Make-up on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 1372 Views


topic: "Romney in Woodside for fundraiser" reviewed for accuracy

original topic Was a very long series of posts with great participation...

Original post made by Palm Reader on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by insanity - same thing over & over, on Jan 3, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 13 comments | 1751 Views


Kathy McKeithen leaves council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by We are all special, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 4550 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District and MTK Communications

In September of 2009, the Sequoia Healthcare District entered into a $4,200/month contract with MTK Communications, a.k.a....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 5, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 13 comments | 4537 Views


Local schools take safety precautions

Local schools reacted quickly to reassure parents they are taking precautions to prevent a tragedy like the one that happened...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 13 comments | 2746 Views


Cedro closes, Cafe Borrone to expand

Cedro Ristorante Italiano in downtown Menlo Park closed over the holidays, and its next-door neighbor, Cafe Borrone, is poised...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ho hum, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 13 comments | 4905 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District continues support of Planned Parenthod

A story published in today's Daily Post stated that "Planned Parenthood, in its annual report, says it performed 333,964...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 13 comments | 1150 Views


50 Bicyclists in Woodside Attack Car

In yesterday's news, a sitation that has been escaating and spiralling out of control: SAN MATEO POLICE BLOTTER: WOODSIDE...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 2, 2013 at 9:03 am | 13 comments | 2001 Views
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