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Public employee pension reform - what can and should be done?

Numerous Town Forum topic threads have quickly digressed to this issue so let's have that discussion here. I propose: ...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 34 comments | 3614 Views


Supervisor's race: Dave Pine leading, according to election night report

Dave Pine has been elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, according to the final election night report by...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 34 comments | 2516 Views


Burnetts say they didn't provide alcohol

William and Cynthia Burnett said in an NBC "Today Show" interview Thursday (Nov. 8) that they did not provide alcohol during...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 34 comments | 2670 Views


Tonight: Candidates forum on supes race

The seven candidates for the District 4 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors have been invited to answer questions...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 2, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 34 comments | 2555 Views


Cyclist injured in collision on Alpine Road

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 4271 Views


San Mateo Judge Joseph C Scott Arrested for DUI

The Palo Alto Daily Post is reporting that Presiding Superior Court Judge Joseph C. Scott was arrested for DUi some weeks...

Original post made by Holly L. on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Holly L., on Jun 12, 2014 at 8:43 am | 34 comments | 3154 Views


Guest opinion: Recalling moment of panic on the train tracks

In the aftermath of the recent death of a young driver on the Ravenswood Avenue train tracks, a Menlo Park resident recalls...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 34 comments | 3781 Views


Wednesday: Meg Whitman event in Atherton

Atherton resident Meg Whitman, the former eBay CEO and California gubernatorial hopeful, is set to appear at a meet-and-greet...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by p got sp, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 34 comments | 3779 Views


Atherton council votes 3-2 for library in park

On Wednesday night, in a meeting that didn't end until early Thursday morning, Atherton's council members voted 3 to 2 to...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by atherton voter, on Oct 27, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 34 comments | 3365 Views


Letter: Town should vote on library location

Implying a lack of respect for the intellect of Atherton residents, the City Council would not vote to allow its citizens...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 34 comments | 2416 Views


What's in a name? Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 6390 Views


Atherton: Parcel tax opponents miss deadline

There will be no ballot argument against Atherton's parcel tax renewal measure in November -- but not for lack of trying...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 26, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 34 comments | 8466 Views


Atherton: Hosts of Obama visit may be off the hook for extra police, public works costs

The town of Atherton is likely to drop its efforts to require two Atherton couples who hosted fundraising events for President...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 34 comments | 5930 Views


Atherton councilman Bill Widmer is new city manager in Rancho Palos Verdes

Bill Widmer, who on Nov. 4 was elected to his second term on the Atherton City Council, has been named the new city manager...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Interesting..., on Dec 22, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 34 comments | 6017 Views


City to spend most of utility user tax revenue on new employee retirement benefits

Today the city issued several staff reports recommending that the UUT tax rate be kept at the maximum rate and that the majority...

Original post made by Finance Wonk on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by ElectionWatcher, on Feb 14, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 33 comments | 4412 Views


MP Seeking To Bridge Budget Gap Via Police Ticketing Frenzy?

OK, I guess the "Big Brother" red-light-photo money-makers aren't bringing in enough funds to bridge the city's budget gap,...

Original post made by That Red-Light Flashing Now Means Ka-Ching! on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Does of reality, on May 29, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 33 comments | 3305 Views


Big raises for reassigned city supervisors

The city of Menlo Park has restructured its management operations — a move that city officials say will save money,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by scott brown, on Jan 23, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 33 comments | 2674 Views


Editorial: Peninsula needs to reconsider high-speed rail

Despite voting in favor of Proposition 1A in 2008, few Peninsula communities have been more staunchly opposed to the high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by start over, on Jul 22, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 7982 Views


Split council votes to seek consultant for community engagement process in Belle Haven

The Menlo Park City Council has decided to start looking for a consultant to handle a $90,000 contract to develop a community...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Oct 1, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 33 comments | 7754 Views


Menlo Park: New Hillview Middle School playing field must be ripped up and rebuilt

Neighbors of Hillview Middle School may have hoped for a quiet summer after living through three previous summers of major...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by A little history, on Jul 10, 2013 at 12:21 am | 33 comments | 4959 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 8,882 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 19 comments | 1,527 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 889 views