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MENLO PARK

Reconsiderations, accusations, recriminations, insinuations ... just another council meeting

In a Menlo Park City Council term that has enjoyed its share of strange, puzzling, and temperamental behavior by council...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 22 comments | 3326 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Menlo Park's downtown plan doomed to failure?

This was posted in the Menlo Park City Council e-mail log. Couperus <couperusj@sbcglobal.net> | Sat, Nov 21, 2009...

Original post made by News Guy on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by get modern, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 22 comments | 2582 Views

AROUND TOWN

School 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. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 22 comments | 1508 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton shelves police oversight idea

A push to create a citizen oversight committee for the Atherton Police Department ran out of steam last night, as four of...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Gloria A, on Nov 30, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 22 comments | 1681 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon agrees to public benefits, emission reductions for huge office/hotel project

Menlo Park and the Bohannon Development Co. have concluded preliminary negotiations over a proposal for a massive office/hotel...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by reality bites, on Apr 3, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 22 comments | 1875 Views

MENLO PARK

Like it or not, costs for services are rising

As Menlo Park residents struggle to cope with the effects of the economic recession, fees for basic and not-so-basic city...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Apr 7, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 22 comments | 1554 Views

ATHERTON

Councilwoman scuffles with resident over report

Elizabeth Lewis became entangled in a brief scuffle with an Atherton resident this evening upon closure of the hearings on...

Original post made by newsbeat on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by spectator, on Apr 10, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 22 comments | 1591 Views

MENLO PARK

Time to kill off the Downtown visioning process

A letter urging Council to rethink the visioning process was suggested. This downtown visioning process needs much more...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Was it "Political" - NO, on Jun 8, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 22 comments | 3724 Views

MENLO PARK

Gateway ballot measure argument criticized

Menlo Park City Council candidate Chuck Bernstein inspired a look at how ballot measure arguments get written last week when...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:34 am | 22 comments | 1960 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park smoking ban: it's coming back

For all those holding their breath until Menlo Park's newest smoking ban gets approved, the wait may be almost over. The...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 9, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 22 comments | 1780 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor addresses state of city

Drawing a larger crowd than attends most City Council meetings, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline delivered his state of the city...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 22 comments | 1938 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Assistant city manager resigns

In the wake of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber's resignation, Assistant City Manager Eileen Wilkerson has announced her...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 22 comments | 1556 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Retired cop hired to investigate report-alteration case

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== Pete Peterson, an outside investigator and retired police...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 22 comments | 1964 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson ponders whether to ask for D.C. trip reimbursement

It was past bedtime even for night owls by the time the Menlo Park City Council got to the staff reports section of the March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 22, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 22 comments | 1901 Views

MENLO PARK

Tap well water to irrigate golf course?

The Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club would like to keep its greens well-watered; Menlo Park would like to help, it seems....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 1, 2011 at 7:16 am | 22 comments | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Initiative responses to over-reaching by public employee unions

Here are three initiatives being proposed for the consideration by California voters: ELIMINATES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 22 comments | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council to select next mayor

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, the Menlo Park City Council is taking a couple weeks off to prepare (and possibly...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Archie Cox, on Dec 5, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 22 comments | 1723 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Danielson still in charge despite expired contract

Although his one-year contract expired Jan. 2, Interim City Manager John Danielson is still in the driver's seat at Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 22 comments | 2005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper may be released

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by susan smith, on Mar 7, 2012 at 5:57 am | 22 comments | 1843 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley housing plan faces opposition

In an opening salvo, critics unloaded on the Portola Valley Town Council on June 27 over the town's plans to buy a property...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by PVfan, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:12 am | 22 comments | 1622 Views
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