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Stogner recall threat with Horsely leads to San Mateo taxpayers saving $$$

Thank you Michael Stogner. Because Michael Stogner had the courage to take on Supervisor Don Horsely, and threaten to...

Original post made by Thank you Michael Stogner on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jan 13, 2013 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 2059 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory gets green light for artificial grass field

They were eloquent in their opposition to artificial grass. Defenders of a natural grass infield for the new oval running...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 26, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 12 comments | 10103 Views

MENLO PARK

'No spray zone' sprayed with pesticide in Menlo

The patch of roadside scrub that was supposed to be set aside as a pilot "no spray" zone this winter in Menlo Park was in...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 12 comments | 2605 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park History Museum

I was thinking the other day how nice it would be if the City of Menlo Park had a History Museum. Having incorporated in...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on May 11, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 12 comments | 1662 Views

MENLO PARK

Pedestrian robbed at gunpoint in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood

Menlo Park police are looking for a man who reportedly robbed a pedestrian at gunpoint of his jewelry and money in the Willows...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Realist, on Aug 24, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 12 comments | 2510 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez vs. San Mateo County

Filed this week. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATION,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 22, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Aug 26, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 12 comments | 652 Views

MENLO PARK

What do people want in a new city manager?

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Feb. 8, so members of the public can tell the council what...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by debunker, on Feb 11, 2007 at 11:18 am | 12 comments | 3390 Views

MENLO PARK

Making it safer to cross El Camino Real

Focusing on the El Camino Real portion of the proposed downtown specific plan for Menlo Park last night, the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by you're kidding, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 12 comments | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac makes push for delivery by mail

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and eliminate use of the ubiquitous blue plastic bags, The Almanac is beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Rexie, on Sep 19, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 12 comments | 2620 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 | 2052 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents seek right to build larger homes

Woodside Heights, though within the borders of Woodside, is a community apart: It sits east of Interstate 280 and it is adjacent...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Long time Woodsider, on Jun 2, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 12 comments | 3903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP schools pursue off-site child care

There is a "high likelihood" that a child care organization in the community could accommodate as many as 80 district students...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2008
Last comment by M * 2, on Apr 29, 2008 at 1:08 pm | 12 comments | 2866 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawyer hired to fight Nealon Park golf club well

Attorney Craig Breon, a Portola Valley native and conservationist, now represents a group of neighbors living near Nealon...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by witcher's brew, on Oct 13, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 12 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park may hire $150,000 consultant to study specific plan initiative

The tab for Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan keeps rising, even though the $1.7 million plan was approved...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 12 comments | 2155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford OKs expanded list of trail routes along Alpine Road

Tuesday meeting: Stanford University has agreed to expand the range of options it would consider in its 2006 offer to pay...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by DNLB, on Dec 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 12 comments | 4788 Views

MENLO PARK

Hillview school: Report details traffic, noise

A study of plans to rebuild the Hillview Middle School campus in Menlo Park shows significant traffic and noise, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rosie, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:57 am | 12 comments | 1872 Views

MENLO PARK

CalPERS rules that contract work by retired city of Menlo Park personnel director is illegal

The state's retirement agency took a hard line against a retired city employee collecting a pension while working as a contractor...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 21, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments | 3829 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Where are the sidewalks on Santa Cruz Avenue?

I've lived in Menlo Park for 20 years now and have watched with trepidation as parents and nannies with strollers and people...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Support the Public Schools, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:46 pm | 12 comments | 2600 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members hike town's drainage system

With a wet winter predicted and more than $40 million in improvements said to be needed in Atherton's storm drain system,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 1, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 12 comments | 2636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College board puts $564M bond measure on ballot

A measure that would raise $564 million for community college facilities will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 24, 2011 at 8:00 am | 12 comments | 2735 Views
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