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Election: Bohannon adds $325,000 to Measure T campaign

Thanks to developer David Bohannon, financial support has skyrocketed for Measure T, the ballot proposal that would allow...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Like....totally...., on Nov 1, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 13 comments | 1890 Views


Surreal moments from the Menlo campaign trail

Where will the candidates spend election night? The answer depends on whether a candidate backs Measure T. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by rules rules, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:54 am | 13 comments | 1513 Views


Nov. 30: Comment sought on Cargill project

A "scoping session" -- set for Nov. 30 -- will provide visitors a close-up view of a proposal to build a community for up...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 30, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 13 comments | 2446 Views


Bothun charge dismissed in court

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Exonerated, on Jan 25, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 13 comments | 3280 Views


Tonight: Meg Whitman to address businesswomen

Former eBay CEO and gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman of Atherton is expected to speak at a private event in Redwood...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Thomas, on Feb 2, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 13 comments | 7557 Views


Stanford Hospital expansion on track for spring approval

Stanford University Medical Center's proposal to dramatically expand and rebuild its hospital facilities in Palo Alto hit...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by truth or consequences, on Mar 5, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 13 comments | 2289 Views


Teacher on paid leave after student calls police

A teacher at Selby Lane School in Atherton has been placed on paid administrative leave after a student in his class called...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tape, on Mar 6, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 13 comments | 1758 Views


Atherton: Top choices for city attorney post

An Atherton citizen advisory committee and an ad-hoc committee of two council members have made recommendations to the City...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Legal Scholar, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 13 comments | 2293 Views


John Johns for City Manager

Back in 2007 an Atherton employee did something highly unusual. When asked to figure out how to save the taxpayers of...

Original post made by Grateful Resident on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Is it any Wonder?, on Mar 20, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 2529 Views


Repeat DUI driver pleads not guilty in Menlo case

An Atherton woman charged with six counts of felony drunken driving posted higher bail on Tuesday, and is once again out...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Athertonian Mother, on Apr 15, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 13 comments | 1726 Views


District Attorney fails to enforce the law

Dear Mr. Serrato, I am amazed that the District Attorney delegates so much of its legal analysis to the County Counsel...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Jun 15, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 13 comments | 2142 Views


Fire district labor board hearing to finish Friday

The state Public Employee Relations Board hearing over union complaints of unfair labor practices in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 24, 2011 at 9:12 pm | 13 comments | 2367 Views


Bernstein calls for rejection of financial report

A relatively peaceful Menlo Park City Council discussion about the draft downtown plan on Aug. 30 was followed later that...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Real Facts, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 13 comments | 1768 Views


Help choose new city manager

Tell Menlo Park what you want in a city manager the city has posted an online survey to ask residents what skills, experience,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Progressive, on Sep 8, 2011 at 9:56 am | 13 comments | 1672 Views


City fails to disclose latest pool gas exposure

It's like deja vu, only without the public disclosure: A swimmer at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park received emergency medical...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 13 comments | 1642 Views


Everest High School Flies the Flag of Mexico

Friday afternoon/ Sept. 16 the flag pole at Everest High School, of Sequoia Union High School District, was flying what appeared...

Original post made by Carol Collins on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 13 comments | 1933 Views


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 Mike Keenly, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 1594 Views


Atherton won't book large events in park

Wedding bells will not be ringing in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park next year, after a divided City Council on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Davena, on Dec 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 13 comments | 2006 Views


Armed man confronts pedestrian in Menlo Park

Valentine's Day for one Menlo Park pedestrian was about fear, not romance, Tuesday night, when an armed robber confronted...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 13 comments | 1381 Views


Higher permit fees may be in county's future

Residents of unincorporated San Mateo County with building or planning projects may soon see their permit costs go up. But...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by La Honda, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:29 pm | 13 comments | 2421 Views
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