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Guest opinion: Keeping Searsville dam in place a good solution

The day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article labeled "1000 dams down and counting" was published...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 2, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 16 comments | 2500 Views


SMC Sheriff Greg Munks endorses Carlos Bolanos for Sheriff 2018

It's official, Sheriff Greg Munks has announced he is moving on and he is endorsing Carlos Bolanos for Sheriff in 2018. That...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Vee Arrrrrgh, on Nov 10, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 16 comments | 1080 Views


Menlo Country Club tops the list of water guzzlers

SFGate reports: ...over 2 million gallons of water a week... It takes a lot of water to feed the lush lawns that drape...

Original post made by MenloJim on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jenson, on Nov 10, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 16 comments | 1463 Views


Eshoo's bills aim to lower volume on aircraft noise

Responding to an upswell of concern from local residents about increasing airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo on Nov. 6...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by republican thinker, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 16 comments | 2975 Views


Good news, bad news from Caltrans on herbicide spraying

Caltrans has given San Mateo County residents some good news and some bad news about the state's plans for spraying herbicides...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by I know, right?, on Nov 18, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 16 comments | 4092 Views


Costs soar for plans to build new high school in Menlo Park

Price inflation has exacted a toll on Sequoia Union High School District plans to build two new small high schools (including...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 26, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 16 comments | 3115 Views


San Mateo County vigil for victims of Orlando shooting

In the wake of the June 11 shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left 49 dead and dozens injured, San Mateo County will hold...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 18, 2016 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 1678 Views


Eshoo sees swift appointment of new sheriff as an affront

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors had a 30-day window to choose a successor to former sheriff Greg Munks, who resigned...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 3629 Views


Obama's Role in Israel's Prime Minister Election

The has an interesting perspective on the role President Obama played in Israel's recent election for prime minister.

Original post made by Reader on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 24, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 16 comments | 875 Views


Parcel tax for Redwood City schools fails

Measure E, a parcel tax to support the Redwood City School District, failed to win the necessary two-thirds vote it needed...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Bob Becktel, on Jul 3, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 16 comments | 3162 Views


Atherton police officer exonerated in 'theft'

There is "no foundation" for an allegation of theft against an Atherton police officer, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by john p johns, on Jul 5, 2009 at 9:08 am | 16 comments | 3585 Views


just say no to the Atherton Parcel Tax

I was at the regular city council meeting last month. I observed Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis say she would not approve...

Original post made by jim carney on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by richard buckley, on Sep 11, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 16 comments | 3584 Views


Editorial: Managing the Atherton news

The Atherton Town Council, city attorney and city manager should be ashamed of themselves after agreeing to settle an embarrassing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 16 comments | 2635 Views


Atherton to refund $1.6 million in road fees

It seemed like a good idea at the time: charge builders a road impact fee and use it to repair Atherton roads torn up by...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 16 comments | 2355 Views


An Open Letter to Mayor McKeithen

Dear Kathy I regret to advise you that I will be unable to attend next week's city council session as I have been called...

Original post made by John P. Johns on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Lots of angst, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 16 comments | 2710 Views


Why I'm about to sue Atherton (again)

During the past 24 months I have submitted as 100 public records requests. During the past 24 months I have sought to...

Original post made by John P Johns on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 3, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 16 comments | 4470 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District slate wants to stop tax

If a trio of candidates for the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District are elected, they pledge to try to stop...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:08 am | 16 comments | 1918 Views


Alamnac I find myself looking at the blogs less & less

Dear Almanac, It is only because of all the bashing I find myself looking at the blogs less & less. It's sad because I am...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 1672 Views


Atherton faces more legal claims by former employee

Atherton officials may have thought they put the nasty business of finance director John Johns' firing behind them when they...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by socrates, on Feb 23, 2011 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 2872 Views


Atherton likely to fight developer lawsuit challenging road-impact fees in court

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== An Aug. 22 court date is set for the lawsuit filed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 23, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 4026 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 7,363 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 15 comments | 1,222 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 829 views