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ATHERTON

Editorial: Transparency is not always pretty

A few weeks ago we chastised the Atherton Town Council for intentionally keeping word of a $230,000 settlement against the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by clothes line, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Pension Costs Skyrocketing

In the last decade, California public pension costs have risen 2000% and this is the key reason California is in massive...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Some Cities, on Jan 26, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1597 Views

MENLO PARK

City employee union opens door on negotiations

The union that represents most Menlo Park workers has asked its members to make a showing at tonight's City Council meeting,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jan 26, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1226 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Trailhead parking to shrink by 20 percent

For hikers who use the Coal Mine Ridge or Windy Hill trails in Portola Valley and drive to the trailhead, the limited parking...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 26, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Human remains belong to missing hiker

Human remains found last month in a remote and rugged area of unincorporated San Mateo County off Skyline near Woodside belong...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by hiker, on Jan 26, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board edges M-A closer to night games

The long tradition of daytime-only football games at Menlo-Atherton High School is under intensifying scrutiny. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by jerome leugers, on Jan 27, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Collacchi explains intentions on Cargill project

The recent Cargill attack on Menlo Park City Council member Andy Cohen and Save the Bay's Stephen Knight for discussing Cargill's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Healthful eating for kids

Psychologist Annye Rothenberg, a former Portola Valley resident, will answer questions at a signing for her book, "I Like...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Sally Stewart to be honored

The public is invited to a two-hour celebration for Sally Stewart, a 26-year member of the governing board of the Sequoia...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Laura Rich, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

MENLO PARK

Alameda strip with Starbucks, post office gets a facelift

The long building on Alameda de las Pulgas at Avy Avenue in West Menlo Park that houses a Starbucks, a U.S. post office,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tony Mcmills, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1272 Views

MENLO PARK

Will massive development projects clog local streets?

Any commuter who uses Marsh Road to get to U.S. 101 — and there are quite a few of them — could tell you about...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1297 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley Archives

The mansion Herbert Law built in the 1920s for his 5-year-old daughter Patricia in the hills of Portola Valley burned in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by More Info, on Feb 8, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2888 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Alvarez faces death for killing police officer

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge this morning (Feb. 8) upheld a jury's recommendation to sentence 26-year-old...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Feb 8, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: No substance to Cargill charge

Cargill's breathless accusation that a Menlo Park City Council member and the environmental group Save the Bay were engaged...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kristopher Crawley, on Feb 9, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: City takes another crack at landscaping ordinance designed to reduce water use

Menlo Park's City Council will continue to grapple with revisions to the city's water-efficient landscaping ordinance in...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by FedUp, on Feb 9, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1344 Views

MENLO PARK

Gaylord's Site on El Camino

What's up with the Gaylord's site? Rumor has it that Infiniti Partners may have sold the property. The strange thing is that...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 10, 2010 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A protest planned in Palo Alto today at noon

Some 25 to 40 students from Menlo-Atherton High School are planning to show up to today at noon outside Gunn High School...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sal, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1654 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Allied Arts Guild gives $110,000 to hospital

The Allied Arts Guild Auxiliary recently donated $110,000 to the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. The auxiliary...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by SF Auxiliary for LSPCH, on Feb 12, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1463 Views

SPORTS

Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 14, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1606 Views
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