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ATHERTON

$230,000 settlement for Pilar Buckley Ortiz

Former Atherton Police Officer Pilar Buckley Ortiz has settled with the Town for $230,000 according to her attorney. Information...

Original post made by baywatch on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by come on ladies, on Dec 21, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 11 comments | 1998 Views

MENLO PARK

Confusion over Burgess solar panels

Construction on a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center is already underway, but whether it will feature solar panels...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by just ask, on Dec 22, 2009 at 9:12 am | 11 comments | 1592 Views

MENLO PARK

Less junk mail means cuts for post office

You probably haven't noticed the difference, but the ranks of clerks in Menlo Park post offices and carriers on local routes...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 11 comments | 1726 Views

ATHERTON

Search is on for New Atherton City Manager

Yes, this is wishful thinking. However when it does become time to look for Gruber's replacement, the City Council would...

Original post made by talent scout on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Candle Lighter, on Jan 26, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 11 comments | 1501 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police log goes online

Wondering about crime in your neighborhood? The range of Atherton police calls, from vandalism to traffic accidents, medical...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by marc hubert, on Jan 31, 2010 at 11:54 am | 11 comments | 1829 Views

MENLO PARK

Grant will help police enforce alcohol law

A $6,000 grant from the state will enable Menlo Park police to employ underage decoys to try to bait people into buying alcohol...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by under 21, on Mar 13, 2010 at 6:06 pm | 11 comments | 128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: School cuts or school taxes?

In just a few weeks, voters in the Menlo Park City and Portola Valley school districts will decide whether to approve a modest...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by sure, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:28 am | 11 comments | 2271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP district will take all Tinsley students next year

The Menlo Park City School District voted to enroll its full allotment of Tinsley transfer students from the Ravenswood school...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 15, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 11 comments | 1863 Views

ATHERTON

Town of Atherton Buys Almanac's Silence

In this week's (March 17) Almanac the Town of Atherton in the single largest advertiser with ads on page 3 (quarter page),...

Original post made by Watch Dog on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 21, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 11 comments | 1398 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton forecast: severe problems ahead

Atherton's five-year budget forecast is in, and the future looks grim for the town. The town's finance director is projecting...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by problem solved, on Mar 22, 2010 at 10:09 am | 11 comments | 1665 Views

MENLO PARK

Finding support on both sides of the fence

Ask Rich Gordon, a candidate for the state Assembly's 21st District seat, what makes him think he can bring people together...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 10, 2010 at 9:02 am | 11 comments | 1089 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven children's center supervisor retires from post following arrest

The supervisor of the Belle Haven Child Development Center in Menlo Park, who was arrested on April 13 for allegedly harassing...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Angela, on Jul 6, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 11 comments | 1084 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city manager gets more time to repay loan

Terms of the bridge loan from the city that was part of Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas' employment agreement have been...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 25, 2010 at 10:20 am | 11 comments | 1436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Publisher Sloane Citron to start local newspaper

Another newspaper is coming to the Peninsula. On Aug. 16, the Daily WAMP enters the fray as a print-only newspaper published...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 20, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 1573 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun Micro reassessment coming

The San Mateo County Assessor's Office confirmed that the Sun Microsystems campus at Willow Road and Bayfront Expressway...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by some research, on Sep 10, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 11 comments | 1681 Views

ATHERTON

The Secret Culture of our Atherton Town government

The following was presented to the Atherton Town Council and Town Manager at their meeting this morning: 20 September...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:08 am | 11 comments | 1418 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton plans interim city manager

An interim city manager will be overseeing Town Hall in Atherton while the City Council sorts through resumes and eventually...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Cambrian, on Oct 24, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 11 comments | 1522 Views

MENLO PARK

Daily Post: "Take the broom to city hall"

Today, the Daily Post, endorsed Ohtaki, Bernstein, and Keith. The Daily Post seems to have tapped into the anti-incumbent...

Original post made by Outside Looking In on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by serial voter, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 11 comments | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposal to school board and neighbors re M-A lights

On another topic Jim has posted an excellent suggestion - this new topic is intended to begin a new discussion with his suggestion: Jim...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 11 comments | 1454 Views

ATHERTON

Fatalities prompt Atherton to examine El Camino safety

Plans are under way to try to improve the safety of El Camino Real as it passes through Atherton between Selby Lane and Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 19, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 11 comments | 1617 Views
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