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Neighbors and SFPUC: Move oak tree?

Granny might have to move. Tree advocates and the SFPUC met Tuesday to discuss how to save the 65-foot heritage oak tree...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 27, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 16 comments | 2708 Views


Wednesday: Time to get serious about bike safety in town

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, June 8, will discuss bicycle safety in town and how to improve it. The council...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by be safe, on Jun 9, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 16 comments | 2098 Views


Four apply for Menlo school board seat

Four applicants for a vacant seat on the Menlo Park City School District board will be interviewed by board members on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:31 am | 16 comments | 2190 Views


Split vote denies Walgreens alcohol sales

Who knew wine at Walgreens could threaten the welfare of Menlo Park? After hours of debate, the Planning Commission voted...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 16 comments | 2081 Views


Atherton interim police chief appointed

Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra is leaving on July 15 the post he has held since November 2009, in a department he has...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 16 comments | 5219 Views


No last call yet for Menlo Park downtown plan

It was, perhaps, an optimistic schedule — three meetings to evaluate the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Oct 8, 2011 at 1:10 am | 16 comments | 1879 Views


Staff calls for extension of Stanford trail offer

The San Mateo County supervisors on Tuesday, Nov. 1, may vote to ask Stanford University for a two-year extension on its...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joe , on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 16 comments | 1522 Views


Community college bond measure fails

School bond construction measures have had an easier time of it since 2001, when state Proposition 39 lowered the threshold...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 16 comments | 2114 Views


Woodside: Mountain lion kills three goats

A large mountain lion entered a fenced enclosure containing three dwarf goats and two alpacas, killed the goats, and carried...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:38 am | 16 comments | 3103 Views


VIDEO - City Council Meeting of Nov 16, 2011


Original post made by APOA on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 16 comments | 1607 Views


College district asked for $564 million, but quietly

A voter relying on campaign mailers would have been hard pressed this fall to determine how much money was on the table with...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 16 comments | 3353 Views


Editorial: Atherton about to be roiled by library spat

We hope Atherton residents think twice before they sign a petition calling for a costly referendum on whether to build a...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Local native, on Jan 4, 2012 at 7:10 pm | 16 comments | 2211 Views


When should police records be destroyed?

How long is long enough to retain records of citizen complaints against police officers, or internal investigations of police...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 25, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 16 comments | 2540 Views


Atherton meets on library in park

Atherton residents who want to learn more about and comment on a plan to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park will...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by 21st century , on Mar 10, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 16 comments | 2340 Views


Home sells for $7.6 million, record for Menlo Park

In a sign that the local real estate market has rebounded, a house in Menlo Park last week sold for a record-setting $7.625...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 7, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 16 comments | 1804 Views


UPDATE: Former Portola Valley superintendent pleads not guilty to felony charges

Former Portola Valley School District Superintendent Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty this morning (April 6) to three felony...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ben Dover, on May 4, 2012 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 2762 Views


Kudos to Facebook; Shame on Menlo Park

Kudos are due to Facebook for simultaneously negotiating with Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Apr 19, 2012 at 8:03 am | 16 comments | 2047 Views


Legislative analyst: 'Deny high-speed rail funding'

California legislators should deny Gov. Jerry Brown's requests for all but minimal funding for the California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 16 comments | 4343 Views


Was it a conflict of interest?

Was it a conflict of interest for two school districts to award major contracts to an architectural firm that was also doing...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Matt R., on May 26, 2012 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 3116 Views


Menlo Park complex turns into affordable housing

Veterans facing a tough search for housing in San Mateo County just caught a break. Read the full story here

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on May 31, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 16 comments | 2206 Views
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