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Fare increases, cut in service likely for Caltrain

Caltrain riders are facing the possibility of a fee hike, a new fee for bringing a bicycle on board, and the elimination...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joan, on May 18, 2009 at 10:26 am | 12 comments | 1842 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Library supporters fear impact of new gym

The Friends of the Menlo Park Library and the library community learned last week that the preferred building site of the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Still Not Buying What You're Selling!, on Jun 16, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 12 comments | 2117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Escalating cost of firefighters unsustainable

Cities and counties can no longer afford the salaries and pensions of our firefighters. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8399...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 8, 2009 at 4:21 am | 12 comments | 2347 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: City eyes tobacco ordinance

Should Menlo Park ban smoking in apartment and condominium units? In parks and gardens? Everywhere within city limits? Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Wheezy, on Nov 2, 2009 at 7:52 am | 12 comments | 1842 Views

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 | 1844 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 | 2889 Views

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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 | 1781 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 | 1701 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 | 2117 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 | 1609 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 | 1577 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 | 1859 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 | 2637 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 | 1733 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 | 1384 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 | 1523 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 | 5006 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 | 2670 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 | 1462 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 | 1491 Views
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