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ATHERTON

Court grants temporary order halting layoffs

San Mateo County Superior Court granted a temporary restraining order Friday (July 15), blocking the layoff of Atherton town...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jimmy Hoffa, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 11 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board: 'Huge shift' in compensation policy?

Are firefighters overpaid? In negotiating pay packages, should fire districts consider only what other fire departments...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 11 comments | 1076 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police: Outrage over homicides leads to tips

After decades of adhering to a "no-snitch" culture, East Palo Alto residents are coming forward with tips about recent murders...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Aug 1, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 11 comments | 1725 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council proceeds with outsourcing

After a few words of regret by Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis, the Atherton City Council voted Wednesday night to proceed with...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Oh Brother, on Aug 23, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 11 comments | 1450 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Update: CHP investigators mum on key details of fatal truck-bike accident

Investigators for the California Highway Patrol have now concluded that Lauren Ward, 47, was not responsible for her death...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 11, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 11 comments | 1375 Views

FICTION

HP names Meg Whitman new CEO

HP has named former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman as president and CEO effective immediately,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:24 am | 11 comments | 2401 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley council neutral on Alpine trail - first post

A majority on the Portola Valley Town Council agreed on Sept. 28 to send a message of neutrality to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Utz, on Oct 15, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 11 comments | 1529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs dies at 56

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and the creative force behind the company's transformation into one of the world's most...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:24 am | 11 comments | 1025 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Should local towns ban plastic bags?

Someday, that plastic bag you carried home from Safeway might be worth something on eBay. OK, probably not, but it may become...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2012 at 7:00 am | 11 comments | 1931 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by member, on Nov 3, 2011 at 9:28 am | 11 comments | 1342 Views

ATHERTON

The scandal no one has heard about

Interim Police Chief Ed Flint is drawing a $14,500 monthly salary from Atherton. What has not been revealed is that he's...

Original post made by Fiscally responsible on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:07 am | 11 comments | 1172 Views

MENLO PARK

Hotel financing holds up Bohannon project

Challenges in financing a major hotel are holding up the huge office-hotel project known as Menlo Gateway, developer David...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 6, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 11 comments | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking benefits from Facebook development

Facebook's relationship with Menlo Park is moving from the "friends" to "friends with benefits." Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 11 comments | 1305 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rich Gordon to seek another term in state Assembly

Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, announced Thursday morning that he would seek a second term in Sacramento. Gordon,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 21, 2012 at 9:33 am | 11 comments | 1384 Views

ATHERTON

Former Mayor: Reign of Terror Must End

At the Atherton council meeting on Wednesday January 25, council member and former two-term mayor Kathy McKeithen made a...

Original post made by Bring in the National Guard on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Kimberly Sweidy, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 11 comments | 1334 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Meeting on planned Atherton library

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 Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by BrownClown, on Mar 17, 2012 at 7:19 am | 11 comments | 2629 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to review library, gym parking

The Library Commission's recent conclusion that about one-third of drivers hoping to stop at either the main Menlo Park Library...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Joe , on Mar 2, 2012 at 10:16 am | 11 comments | 2380 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Officials pledge commitment to 'blended' rail system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by truth, on Mar 16, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 11 comments | 1462 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Democratic Central Committee endorses Shelly Masur for the Board of Supervisors

The San Mateo County Democratic Central Commitee met last Thursday Night at the Transport Workers Union 505 Building in Burlingame...

Original post made by Dave Burruto Fan on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by anne, on Apr 24, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 11 comments | 2722 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside wrestles with trail, road conflicts

It's crowded on Woodside's roads, paths and trails. Cyclists, equestrians, pedestrians and motorists, residents and non-residents,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 26, 2012 at 6:17 pm | 11 comments | 1827 Views
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