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Why Re-Elect Anna Eshoo?

In the 14th District congressional race, most people will probably cast their vote for incumbent Congresswoman Anna Eshoo...

Original post made by Rick Romanko on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 20, 2010 at 6:03 am | 24 comments | 1949 Views


Letter: Council erred in not electing Cohen mayor

Hypocrisy. Inequity. Both words describe the Menlo Park City Council majority, which a week ago feigned allegiance to "the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Dec 30, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 24 comments | 2689 Views


Editorial: Councilwoman Fergusson loses her way

What was she thinking? Read the full story here posted Wednesday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:01 am | 24 comments | 2362 Views


Turning our old garbage system upside down and inside out

Neither the local jurisdictions or Recology have done a very good job of retraining us on managing our waste stream INSIDE...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 24 comments | 2618 Views


Atherton City Manager tries to keep a lid on the Police Chief's Investigation

To the dismay of at least one City Councilman and another prominent member of the community, Interim City Manager John Danielson...

Original post made by Ricochet on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:36 am | 24 comments | 1747 Views


Atherton: Special meeting may be prelude to staffing, spending cuts

The Atherton City Council will meet at 8 a.m. Monday, May 9, in a special public meeting that is likely to be the prelude...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on May 9, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 24 comments | 2920 Views


Ex-Atherton town employee pleads no contest to embezzlement

Former Atherton town employee Lois English pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court on May 2 to charges of embezzlement...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Stu Slessinger, on May 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 24 comments | 2626 Views


Editorial: Board has no issues with new superintendent

The trustees of the Menlo Park City School District have apparently looked Maurice Ghysels in the eye and found everything...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 24 comments | 3957 Views


Man arrested in alleged teen drinking incident

==B Menlo Park:== The presence of more than 40 teenagers, ages 16 and 17, possibly under the influence of alcohol, at a home...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 24, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 24 comments | 2059 Views


Update: Two more booked in Menlo Park shooting

Menlo Park police were shot at early Sunday morning in front of a house in the 1100 block of Hollyburne Avenue east of U.S....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:39 pm | 24 comments | 3118 Views


Editorial: Atherton struggles without leaders

In what appears to be a complete meltdown in communications between the City Council and an interim city manager, Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 24 comments | 2176 Views


Atherton attorney gets 30 percent pay hike

Atherton's city attorney is getting a $3,000 monthly raise pending a performance review that, according to his original contract,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mary Turner, on Feb 28, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 24 comments | 3877 Views


Time for Menlo Park to reject outright High Speed Rail --- it is never going to be done right.

The present position of Menlo Park stating that Menlo Park is in favor of High Speed Rail "done right" should be revisited...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Al Neiman, on Mar 29, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 24 comments | 2288 Views


Guest opinion: Pall of lawsuit hangs over Downtown Plan

Many of us are excited about the possible renewal of a tired Menlo Park business district — a dozen vacant storefronts...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Jun 2, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 24 comments | 2319 Views


Su Hong's owner says it's closed for remodeling

Su Hong restaurant, a popular Menlo Park institution since 1977, closed suddenly June 13. The sign on the door at 1039 El...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 24 comments | 4302 Views


This is the way that public employee contracts should be negotiated

This is the way that public employee contracts should be negotiated - with the opportunity for public input BEFORE the process...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 8, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 24 comments | 13258 Views


Fire district and firefighters fighting in court

With both sides saying they hope for a fresh start, relations between the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the firefighters...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 5, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 24 comments | 2598 Views


Stanford-Arrillaga project grows

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Neg impacts, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:52 am | 24 comments | 2329 Views


Arrillaga's latest gift to Stanford tops all others

Stanford University today announced a new gift of $151 million from Silicon Valley landowner and developer John Arrillaga,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Scholar, on Jul 2, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 24 comments | 3016 Views


Grand jury: Cities like contracted police services

Three cities that have contracted with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office for police services report significant costs...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:00 pm | 24 comments | 2138 Views
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