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ATHERTON

Town video taping of its citizens

It has come to my attention that the Town has video cameras and taping devices installed at locations where the Town staff...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Information Please, on Aug 26, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 17 comments | 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 6, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 17 comments | 1481 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton calls on feds to halt funding for state's high-speed rail project

The proposed elevated high-speed railroad would be akin to a six- to eight-lane freeway bisecting Atherton -- "a blight"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 17 comments | 2052 Views

MENLO PARK

'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Will B, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 17 comments | 1511 Views

WOODSIDE

Cyclist injured in accident on Woodside Road

There was an accident involving a cyclist on Woodside Road near the intersection with Interstate 280 at about 6 a.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Citizen A, on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 17 comments | 2811 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meetings in YouTube spotlight

Although many local city council meetings are televised or webcast for the benefit of residents who aren't able to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by johny, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 17 comments | 1970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford hospital expansion: Menlo Park not happy with traffic mitigation measures

Everyone seems to agree that an expanded Stanford hospital will be a boon to the community. Nevertheless, the project's final...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by EchoChamber, on Apr 21, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 17 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police prepare for Obama visit to Facebook for 'town hall'

Palo Alto police will beef up staff and work with neighboring law-enforcement agencies when President Barack Obama comes...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 17 comments | 4501 Views

MENLO PARK

City to conduct nationwide search for manager

Picking their way around legal questions surrounding when a pension reform measure must take effect, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 7, 2011 at 8:19 am | 17 comments | 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two armed robberies on Sunday

Police report two armed robberies in Menlo Park on Sunday. At the new BevMo liquor store at 700 El Camino Real, the robber...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Complexity, on May 3, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 2036 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 17 comments | 2326 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Ethics board could help Atherton

It is extremely short-sighted for a thin majority of the Atherton Town Council to push aside a proposal that would have at...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 2212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 7, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 17 comments | 2418 Views

FICTION

Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda answers Almanac questions about longevity and its effects, and activism...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 2433 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Teens, ages 13-16, rounded up in arson incidents at Woodside Elementary School

Arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School over three days in early August have led deputies from the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by student1, on Nov 10, 2011 at 7:15 am | 17 comments | 2868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Responsibilities of Town Forum posters

The Town Forum can be a useful place to exchange information provided that each individual poster complies with the Forum's...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R,Gordon, on Nov 5, 2011 at 6:09 am | 17 comments | 1354 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Rush Limbaugh supports Romney

I couldn't figure it out! Rushbo supporting a Massachusetts Moderate. A real headscratcher. I get it now. In 2006...

Original post made by Hill B on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by srini, on Jan 23, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 17 comments | 2338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four-track design back on the table for high-speed rail

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Feb 18, 2012 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 1660 Views

MENLO PARK

Sierra Club endorses Keith, Masur for supervisor

The Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club has endorsed Kirsten Keith in the crowded race for a seat on the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by anne, on Apr 23, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 17 comments | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook goes public

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and employees at the Menlo Park campus applaud the company's public debut on NASDAQ...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Civilized Debate, on May 22, 2012 at 9:26 am | 17 comments | 1351 Views
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Menlo Park's Youthful Future
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