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Horsley says rising economy led him to end his $1 salary

In explaining his decision to collect his $120,000 annual salary after two years of working for $1 a year, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 14, 2013 at 8:57 am | 41 comments | 5275 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4369 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3624 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 3523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board imposes terms on union employees

The firefighters of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will get $350 more per month for health and welfare benefits,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 41 comments | 5250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park kickstarts redesign of Ravenswood train crossing

Thirteen years ago, Menlo Park decided to look at separating the railroad track crossings at Ravenswood, Encinal, Glenwood...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Thierry, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:26 am | 41 comments | 6445 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Largest Ski Resort in North America Opened 13 Days Early

A spokesperson for Whistler said "Thanks to oodles of snow, Whistler Mountain will open 13 days early this season. Whistler...

Original post made by Global Warming on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by early blossoms, on Jan 22, 2014 at 11:00 am | 41 comments | 16187 Views

ATHERTON

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 | 5616 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Misuse of social media by 'Athertonians' blog

In connection with the Atherton Library controversy the moderators of the Yahoo blog "Athertonians," which was set up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 6:14 am | 41 comments | 3149 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Family of bicyclist files wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a woman fatally struck by a big-rig while riding her bicycle in unincorporated Portola Valley last month has...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 30, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 41 comments | 4721 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Andy Cohen reflects on year as mayor

It's been a month since Heyward Robinson took over for Andy Cohen as Menlo Park's mayor, but Mr. Cohen hasn't found himself...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Gaelstrom, on Jan 15, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 40 comments | 3694 Views

MENLO PARK

Oregon jury convicts M-A grad in rape case

Gregory Sako, a graduate of Hillview Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School, was sentenced Tuesday, May 19, in Benton...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by sam, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 40 comments | 5032 Views

MENLO PARK

City manager working to renegotiate home loan terms

A recent story in a local newspaper about the status of a home loan from the city of Menlo Park to City Manager Glen Rojas...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 4, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 40 comments | 2682 Views

MENLO PARK

Next Menlo Park Mayor? Fergusson continues to campaign

Over in the City's e-mail log, Fergusson has posited again a rant condemning Lee DuBoc: http://ccin.menlopark.org:81/6468.html Behind...

Original post made by who knows? on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by glinda, on Nov 24, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 40 comments | 2862 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park approves new union contract

Despite a flood of emails protesting a time off policy that gives some city employees a minimum seven weeks off a year, no...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Nov 19, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 40 comments | 4003 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Petition on El Camino project worth signing

Menlo Park residents who are fed up with the traffic gridlock on El Camino Real should strongly consider signing the petition...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by public benefit needed, on Jan 11, 2013 at 10:01 am | 40 comments | 37986 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: No on Measure M

When they vote on Measure M this fall, Menlo Park residents will be participating in what may be the most consequential ballot-box...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 40 comments | 2935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are Ghysels and the MPCSD Board up to now?

Per the district website, the Board is holding yet another Special Meeting with a Closed Session. The meeting is scheduled...

Original post made by A parent who wants to know... on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by A parent who wants to know..., on Jul 18, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 40 comments | 6293 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Recommendation for health care reform

I suggest Obama, Reid and Pelosi commission a one-page bill. It would simply amend the Medicare Act in two ways: to remove...

Original post made by Malcolm Dudley on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 30, 2010 at 10:10 am | 40 comments | 2984 Views
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