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AROUND TOWN

Suggestions for New Year's Resolutions?

It's that time of year and I was wondering if you had suggestions for new year's resolutions. This might be a helpful thread...

Original post made by POGO on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 1, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 9 comments | 1424 Views

MENLO PARK

State bar dismisses complaint filed by Menlo councilman

The California State Bar has concluded that noted First Amendment attorney Terry Francke did not "willfully violate" its...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by better memory, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 1770 Views

OTHER TOPICS

School districts sue over Lehman collapse

Twelve Peninsula school districts are suing San Mateo County in an effort to recuperate $20 million in investments the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by henry, on Jul 5, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 9 comments | 2303 Views

MENLO PARK

Those new useless garbage cans

I use (try to use) the new 20gal garbage can. After several weeks of trying to place as much garbage as I was able to place...

Original post made by Bob on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by NoLike, on Jan 11, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 9 comments | 1552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal coach's lawsuit: Ruling appealed

The lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball coach against the school's Parent Teacher Organization and three...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Laurel Parent, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:40 am | 9 comments | 2531 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian: Tax extension crucial for K-12 education

The "draconian" state budget proposed last month by Gov. Jerry Brown is the "good news" version, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Feb 8, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 9 comments | 1941 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas district returns to drawing board

Faced with lukewarm support by residents for a possible parcel tax and new information showing a significantly higher-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 28, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 9 comments | 2284 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Union just wants to say hi

When an organizer from SEIU asked to meet with each Menlo Park council member individually "to discuss various concerns and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 24, 2011 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Hidden' earthquake faults underlie Peninsula

The San Andreas fault might be the iconic expression of the shifting tectonic plates sliding deep beneath Bay Area residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 1, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 2336 Views

ATHERTON

Ackley/PPG to Town of Atherton: I own it

The Atherton Town Council, led by Elizabeth Lewis and Jerry Carlson, has recruited Bill Widmer to form a new majority that...

Original post made by This wasn\'t supposed to happen on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 2678 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's grandparent/money scam

Tonight's channel 2 news at 10:00 had a long report with several interviews of Atherton residents who have been the victims...

Original post made by Melinda Tevis on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by enough, on Apr 16, 2011 at 8:07 am | 9 comments | 2037 Views

WOODSIDE

President dines in Woodside with tech elite

President Obama dined in Woodside on Thursday night with high-tech leaders. He arrived around 5:40 p.m. at San Francisco...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 24, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 9 comments | 2204 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors fight to protect Flood Park

What is a neighborhood park worth? San Mateo County estimates $205,000. To those living near Flood Park, its value is more...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on May 25, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 9 comments | 1783 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council says no to ethics oversight board

Atherton City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said she is "horribly disappointed with this council" after a request she and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by TOOTH COMB, on May 27, 2011 at 9:58 am | 9 comments | 1820 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park nixes T-Mobile cell tower in park

You can't hear me now: Menlo Park has yanked T-Mobile's application to mount a cell phone antenna on a light pole in Nealon...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by interested observer, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:34 am | 9 comments | 1599 Views

MENLO PARK

Rojas temporary contract approved

It's official: City Manager Glen Rojas will retire on July 15, then return to serve on a temporary contract until December...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Thomas, on Jun 16, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 9 comments | 986 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton June 2011 Council Meeting

Town of Atherton City Council/Channel Drainage District Regular Agenda –June 15, 2011 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE [Pending...

Original post made by APOA on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 28, 2011 at 6:46 am | 9 comments | 1402 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Does Portola Valley need real bike lanes?

The Portola Valley Town Council on June 8 discussed a possible revision to the volunteer Traffic Committee's mandate to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 9 comments | 1871 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney closes Menlo priest investigation

The San Francisco District Attorney's Office has decided not to press charges against Father William Myers, pastor of a Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:06 am | 9 comments | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walgreens appeals denial of permit to sell alcohol

Walgreens has filed an appeal of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's 4-3 denial of its request to sell beer and wine at...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Leyla S., on Jul 19, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1292 Views
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
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All This Arguing . . .
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Finding mentors in would-be bosses
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Menlo Park's Youthful Future
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