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Was councilwoman's house built lawfully?

The question has been raised, publicly and emotionally, for at least two years: Did Atherton City Councilwoman Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 42 comments | 15084 Views


Police commander pay bump passes on split vote

Although City Manager Glen Rojas characterized it as a restructuring instead of a pay raise, the end result of a 3-2 vote...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 20, 2011 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 2783 Views


Board endorsements make strange bedfellows

You'd expect unions to get along with pension reform advocates about as well as cats get along with water. But this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 42 comments | 137659 Views


Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

Update: For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by An old engineer, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:52 am | 42 comments | 5432 Views


Menlo Park hires new city manager: Alex McIntyre

Alex McIntyre will replace Glen Rojas as city manager of Menlo Park, the city announced Wednesday. He starts March 5. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jan 24, 2012 at 9:57 am | 42 comments | 2631 Views


Atherton councilwoman cites harassment and abuse

The difficult job of serving on the Atherton City Council has been made nearly intolerable by incidents including vandalism...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 42 comments | 14629 Views


CalPERS returns sink -- more trouble for taxpayers

Remember the concerns about CALPERS investment performance? Remember all those public employees who rebuked us for questioning...

Original post made by POGO on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 42 comments | 2806 Views


Obama to brunch, lunch in Atherton

Atherton will have a few extra visitors in town on Thursday, April 4, as President Barack Obama is the guest of honor at...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 8, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 42 comments | 4007 Views


Obama gets Geography wrong again

On the Tonight Show with Jay Leno President Obama made a reference to the following ports as being on the Gulf Coast: Charleston,...

Original post made by 57 States or is the President Smarter than a 5th Grader on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by corner office, on Jul 23, 2015 at 8:46 am | 42 comments | 2105 Views


Menlo Park: Developer Sam Sinnott asks for police presence at City Council meeting

Menlo Park council meetings are generally noted for a lack of physical, if not verbal, violence, but developer Sam Sinnott...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassing, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 42 comments | 2837 Views


Judge arrested for alleged DUI; D.A. reviewing case

A San Mateo County judge was arrested on U.S. 101 in Redwood City during Memorial Day Weekend on suspicion of driving...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 42 comments | 4630 Views


Speed Trap

On Wednesday August 20th while driving from my home in Atherton to my office in San Francisco, I was pulled over by a motor...

Original post made by Tom Newon on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 2218 Views


Menlo Park to study changing public benefits trigger in specific plan

The Menlo Park City Council agreed Tuesday night to Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller's request to have the city schedule a time...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by wcs, on Oct 24, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 42 comments | 2469 Views


Anna Eshoo takes up chloramine question

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo has arranged a meeting in early September between local opponents of the water additive chloramine...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Feb 23, 2012 at 7:29 am | 41 comments | 15946 Views


MP uses photos to catch red-light runners

Red-light runners beware: Menlo Park will start a trial run of its new red-light photo enforcement system on Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by HeyMrAlmanac, on May 16, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 41 comments | 3574 Views


Community Engagement Manager

It seems like the best kept secret in town is the newly hired Community Engatement Manager. Has anyone seen her? For a...

Original post made by Just Wondering II on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:17 am | 41 comments | 3652 Views


Campaign stemming from fatal bike accident nets 45 citations

An "Honor the Stop" enforcement campaign that was inspired by the deaths of two bicyclists killed by a sheriff's deputy...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 41 comments | 2983 Views


In high-speed rail battle, Peninsula residents may have found their Goliath

Those who would like to see the high-speed rail line run in a tunnel or a trench, rather than on a berm, as it passes through...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by progress, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 41 comments | 4142 Views


Jury convicts track coach for pushing boy

After a four-day trial, a San Mateo County jury on Friday, Dec. 11, convicted longtime Menlo-Atherton High School cross-country...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous Arguments, on Dec 18, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 41 comments | 3316 Views


Atherton council: more spending cuts needed

Atherton staff must sharpen their pencils and find more spending cuts to avoid reaching into reserves and the parcel tax...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 4891 Views
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