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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why we need the downtown plan

Have you heard about the draft plan for El Camino Real and downtown? Menlo Park seeks your comments and suggestions to inform...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 1062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools featured in 'Superman'

Woodside High School and Summit Preparatory Charter High School now have something in common with former Yankees superstar...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jordan, on Apr 22, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 8 comments | 2297 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Critics slam high-speed rail business plan

Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed rail system released a new report Monday night challenging the economics...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Don Barnby, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 8 comments | 1396 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon sends out vicious hit pieces against Chuck Bernstein

Well David Bohannon has sent, through the mail, 2 vicious hit pieces that apparently were received by many Menlo Park Voters....

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 17, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 8 comments | 1484 Views

ATHERTON

Earth to Cyberspace

Whatever selection was made for TRANSITIONAL Interim City Manager, it is only somebody to keep Gruber's seat warm for one...

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by stranger than fiction, on Oct 19, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 1171 Views

ATHERTON

Homeowners sue Atherton alleging building department negligence, fraud

The town of Atherton has been hit with another lawsuit, this one by homeowners charging that the town and its building department's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Thomas, on Oct 23, 2010 at 9:19 pm | 8 comments | 2071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter's Guide: Las Lomitas school board candidates weigh in on issues

Four parents are vying for the chance to help lead the Las Lomitas School District forward at a time its enviable curriculum...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Jan 20, 2011 at 2:23 am | 8 comments | 1492 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rich Gordon: 'People don't understand where taxes go'

Rich Gordon, the outgoing San Mateo County supervisor who was elected Nov. 2 to the state Assembly, opposed state Proposition...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by BUGSY, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 8 comments | 1590 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley joins chorus against Cargill project

Another voice -- the Portola Valley Town Council -- has joined the chorus of opposition to a proposal by Minneapolis-based...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 30, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 8 comments | 2385 Views

ATHERTON

Proud of the Atherton Town Council

I have just returned form a Special Session and the public portion preceding a Closed Session of the Atherton Town Council. In...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 17, 2010 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 1417 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wrongful death alleged in Alpine Road bike fatality

==I This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== A wrongful death lawsuit is now in process in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Moe, on Dec 28, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 8 comments | 1689 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain rethinks high-speed rail relationship

Bob Doty, director of the Peninsula Rail Program, has traded in his Caltrain ticket for a position with engineering firm...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 11, 2011 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 2152 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City struggles to serve the 'media'

We can understand why some government officials believe that answering media queries takes valuable time away from their...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Long time Menlo Man, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 8 comments | 2060 Views

MENLO PARK

Video from Facebook press conference

Facebook's chief financial officer David Ebersman, left, receives flowers from local florist Katherine Guisto after a press...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by 9Lives, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 8 comments | 1438 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Senator seeks to revamp rail authority leadership

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system would lose its semi-independent status and see its entire...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 2151 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Bike lane all but certain at intersection of Alpine and I-280, where cyclist died

A bike lane design similar to that at Sand Hill Road and Interstate 280 is under consideration for Alpine Road as it approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by tom turner, on Mar 3, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

AthertonSanMateo Video Goes Viral

The protagonist isn't identified but his supporting cast of characters are. This video is very provocative, very clever...

Original post made by courtwatcher on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by only me, on Mar 9, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 8 comments | 1478 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman no longer a defendant in Buckheit lawsuit

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== A federal judge has removed Atherton City Councilman...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by M, on Mar 10, 2011 at 10:29 am | 8 comments | 2378 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former president visits Portola Valley

<I>The author, Samantha Bergeson, is a resident of Portola Valley and a sophomore at Menlo School. </I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Joy D, on Mar 29, 2011 at 6:55 pm | 8 comments | 1613 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley looks at benefit package

The Portola Valley Town Council will discuss a recommendation from the Finance Committee that employees in Town Hall start...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by cms, on Apr 12, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 2322 Views
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