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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 | 1668 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 | 2382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget crisis top issue in supervisor's race

Among the big issues in the election for the District 1 county supervisor's seat are the county's budget crisis; under-funded...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Apr 15, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 8 comments | 1542 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac wins seven awards in state-wide contest

The Almanac won seven awards in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 16, 2011 at 8:52 pm | 8 comments | 1642 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs trash-collection rate hikes

Struggling to reduce a shortfall as high as $1.3 million that the town is projected to owe for garbage collection services,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Heidi W, on May 25, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 8 comments | 2336 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man robbed of wallet on Willow Road

It apparently didn't matter that a 51-year-old Menlo Park man had linked his wallet to his belt loop. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on May 24, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 8 comments | 1543 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park budget includes police pay raise

When the Menlo Park City Council passed its balanced budget for the next fiscal year, it also approved a pay raise for police...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Anthony, on Jun 22, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 1136 Views

ATHERTON

Censorship and the APOA

With the tremendous service the APOA is doing for the Town in posting meetings to YouTube, I would like to know: 1. Why...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:08 am | 8 comments | 1427 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Troy Henderson retires after 35 years

Troy Henderson, Atherton's public works supervisor, is retiring this Thursday, June 30, after 35 years working for the town....

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by IKNOW, on Nov 8, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 8 comments | 1687 Views

MENLO PARK

Activists ask Menlo Park to weed out herbicides

Weeds, there's no getting away from them. But Menlo Park does its best to kill weeds by dousing the plants with herbicide,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by HHH, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:32 am | 8 comments | 1753 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The Party of Rich Old White Men

[Post removed. If you are going to refer to an article written by someone else, give clear attribution at the top, link to...

Original post made by SMGOP on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm aka Cleopatra, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 2595 Views

ATHERTON

Clock ticks down toward Atherton layoffs

Atherton management is waiting until the close of business today to lay off six employees as its city attorney argues against...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 16, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 1174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Sweyer of Woodside Bakery to open 25-seat cafe in Woodside

Woodside has no traffic signals, but Mark Sweyer, co-owner of the Woodside Bakery & Cafe, did get a green light on his plans...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by kevin mariani, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:32 am | 8 comments | 2347 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Third East Palo Alto homicide in the past week

Another young person has died after being shot multiple times in East Palo Alto on Tuesday, July 19, police said. The shooting...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Watchdog, on Jul 23, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 8 comments | 1883 Views

MENLO PARK

Affordable housing project terminated in Menlo

Ten years ago, Habitat for Humanity bought property at 297 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park to build affordable housing. On July...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 24, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 8 comments | 1524 Views

MENLO PARK

Fourteen food vendors cited at block party

The county health department has issued 14 citations to vendors at the June 22 Menlo Park Block Party. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by wap, on Aug 17, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 8 comments | 1055 Views

ATHERTON

Huge mistake to talk about outsourcing APD

What would be the huge mistake to talk about outsourcing? Most cities are talking about it. "It would be a huge mistake...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 1, 2011 at 7:19 am | 8 comments | 1429 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Atherton setting course for new library

Decision time for the proposed new Atherton library is fast approaching. The final scheduled community meeting will be held...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Gresham, on Sep 10, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 1280 Views

MENLO PARK

It's wine time at Lutticken's

Lutticken's Deli, a fixture in West Menlo Park for 30 years, has had an "extreme makeover." The once-worn interior has been...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jenny , on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 8 comments | 1871 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park downtown plan review

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Menlo Park City Council returns to contemplate a subject near and dear to residents' hearts, judging...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by AJ, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:17 am | 8 comments | 1390 Views
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