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AROUND TOWN

Giant oak falls at M-A High School

A large oak tree in the Menlo-Atherton High School parking lot collapsed over a wall, landing on the sidewalk and covering...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Maria Flaherty, on Sep 8, 2009 at 6:42 am | 28 comments | 1754 Views

MENLO PARK

City discovers $400,000 accounting error

Pencil-sharpening begins anew as city tries to re-balance budget. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5012...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by reality here, on Oct 28, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 28 comments | 2095 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sales tax receipts take dive

A key source of revenue for Menlo Park fell by 21 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, making an already...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 1700 Views

AROUND TOWN

City manager defends, explains pay strategy

In the wake of allegations by a city union that Menlo Park is asking its rank-and-file workers to shoulder the burden of...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by new guy, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:34 am | 28 comments | 1987 Views

ATHERTON

Former editor chooses jail over probation

Atherton resident Brian Pardee Bothun, a former reporter for the Daily Post and former editor of the Palo Alto Daily News,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 25, 2010 at 1:39 pm | 28 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area Council spokesman blasts Menlo Park, Atherton for fighting high-speed rail project

Bay Area Council vice president and spokesman Joe Arellano issued a statement Friday singling out Menlo Park and Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 28 comments | 2231 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton mayor: City manager's departure is opportunity for 'fresh start'

The resignation of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber, effective Oct. 22, was not a result of City Council pressure, but...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 28 comments | 1817 Views

ATHERTON

McKeithen's Meddling

Kathy McKeithen has been trying to save the Atherton Town government. In doing so, she has nearly destroyed it. McKeithen...

Original post made by innocent bystander on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Oct 20, 2010 at 11:46 pm | 28 comments | 1566 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Endorsement: Sequoia Healthcare District

Of the seven candidates running for the three open seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District board, four are qualified to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 7, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 28 comments | 2124 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park facing serious deficit -- is it being covered up?

I just raad an email letter from Chuck Bernstein and he shows where the City is facing a huge 3.4 million deficit. I looked...

Original post made by looking on on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 28 comments | 1489 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council approves BevMo with 3-2 vote

The Menlo Park City Council upheld the Planning Commission's decision to let Beverages & More open a store in a spot that's...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 12, 2010 at 5:56 am | 28 comments | 2277 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Finally, Atherton orders police probe

Responding to increasing public pressure, Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra shared the welcome news Sunday that he has hired...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 28 comments | 1804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sacred Heart to rebuild its Lower & Middle Schools

Founded in the 19th century, Sacred Heart Schools will offer 21st century teaching and learning for its Lower and Middle...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 28, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 28 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI investigation in Atherton

Any update on the FBI investigation of Atherton's town government? It's been six months now and I've heard nothing. No subpoenas...

Original post made by JT on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:24 am | 28 comments | 2345 Views

MENLO PARK

Kids Leaving Messes at Fremont Park

Dear Parents, Please remind your youngsters to clean up after themselves at Fremont Park. I've been able to observe this...

Original post made by Local on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by A Parent, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 28 comments | 1798 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The Party of Rich Old White Men Redux

Author's note: I posted the opinion piece below my note yesterday. I used the name SMGOP. The article was clearly attributed...

Original post made by Lisa Rossetti on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 19, 2011 at 10:02 am | 28 comments | 2337 Views

MENLO PARK

Recordings could tell what happened at party

Evidence that may be hard to refute could answer questions about whether there was misconduct by police in their response...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 28 comments | 2052 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Leadership in Atherton

I have lived in Atherton for more than 18 years and have been involved with its civic affairs long before I was elected to...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Claims, on Feb 13, 2012 at 10:39 am | 28 comments | 2665 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Candidates offer views at supes forum

==B Updated version of a previously posted story.== Closing the county budget deficit, reaching out to Latino voters, keeping...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 8, 2012 at 7:54 am | 28 comments | 1584 Views

MENLO PARK

Incumbent joins Menlo Park council race

And then there were two: Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson has joined the 2012 race for Menlo Park City Council. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by olttimer, on Jun 22, 2012 at 11:05 am | 28 comments | 5561 Views
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