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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park district fire board: Ianson, Nelson win; Nachtsheim likely to take third seat

Semi-official results reported by the county elections office in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board race show...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 10, 2009 at 7:15 am | 12 comments | 1809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consolidation of San Mateo County Fire Agencies - Yes or No?

In another discussion the issue of consolidation of San Mateo County Fire Agencies was raised. I promised to post your Fire...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rob Silano, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 12 comments | 2791 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo opposes Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, announced Wednesday her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alan Rockman, on Dec 8, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 12 comments | 1738 Views

MENLO PARK

Overnight parking WILL be relaxed, briefly

Menlo Park's police department brings us the final word on overnight holiday parking (we hope): Enforcement will be relaxed,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by ticked off, on Dec 14, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 12 comments | 1656 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo bill targeting loud ads passes House

For decades, loud TV commercials have been among the leading complaints to the Federal Communications Commission, says Rep....

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Willy, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are cameras for red-light runners working?

Red-light violations down 27 percent at notoriously dangerous Willow/Bayfront intersection, but accidents haven't fallen. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Simon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 12 comments | 1555 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park poised to buy foreclosed home

Menlo Park's City Council at its Jan. 12 meeting could approve the purchase of a home in the Belle Haven neighborhood. It...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 12 comments | 1550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school offered space on WHS campus

The Sequoia Union High School District is offering space on the Woodside High School campus to Everest, a new charter public...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Woodside resident, on Feb 3, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 12 comments | 1819 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by a...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Candle Lighter, on Feb 6, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 12 comments | 2558 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Buying online to avoid taxes costs everyone

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Merrill Linmon Roe, on Mar 3, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 12 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

On the firing line

Officials representing the state's high-speed rail project met with skepticism and tough questions at a Q&A meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 22, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 12 comments | 1354 Views

ATHERTON

A police commission is needed for Atherton

Yesterday, February 25, 2010 I submitted a citizen's complaint. This complaint included the following allegations of misconduct...

Original post made by John P Johns on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 2, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 12 comments | 1496 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton poised to settle Johns lawsuit with $225,000 payment

The town of Atherton and former finance director John Johns are poised to sign an agreement awarding him about $225,000 to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 4, 2010 at 12:05 am | 12 comments | 2829 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City deserves portion of Gateway profits

The proposed Menlo Gateway development adjacent to Bayfront Park at the Bayfront Expressway and Marsh Road would be the largest...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by thank you Vincent, on May 5, 2010 at 8:29 am | 12 comments | 2245 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Traffic signal at Hillview intersection?

Should the city of Menlo Park push to install a traffic signal at the intersection of Santa Cruz Avenue and Elder Avenue,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by flush, on Jun 21, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 12 comments | 1434 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park voters to decide whether hotel tax gets a boost

Voters will be asked to consider raising the hotel-occupancy tax in Menlo Park from 10 percent to 12 percent after the City...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 23, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 12 comments | 1472 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Why county needs district elections

Here's a message for my friends on the Board of Supervisors in response to the decision to block voters from determining...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 12 comments | 3919 Views

MENLO PARK

Medical complex completion delayed again

Although six weeks ago the manager responsible for overseeing construction of a medical office complex at 1906 El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 12 comments | 1644 Views

ATHERTON

Why The Almanac Matters

Not listed here on line, but contained on page 6 of todays Almanac print edition is an article about the status of Atherton's...

Original post made by Ed on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by GoodQuestion, on Aug 25, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 12 comments | 1312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Las Lomitas district to explore parcel tax increase

The governing board of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District agreed unanimously to hire a pollster to test voter opinion...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Yamaha, on Nov 23, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 1580 Views
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