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MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by pat cala, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 1788 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces sharp garbage rate hikes

Atherton residents are facing rate hikes that could range from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 23 comments | 3003 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras cause an increase in Traffic Deaths

People are making unsafe stops when the traffic light turns yellow. This has resulted in a dramatic increase in rear end...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:47 am | 23 comments | 3566 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors, city, developer agree on housing project

Residents say OK to a scaled-down proposal to build 26 homes on the former Chevrolet truck lot at 389 El Camino Real. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by wpatterson, on Mar 2, 2012 at 8:42 am | 23 comments | 5397 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents may be surveyed about building new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton residents will be asked a number of questions about issues in their community -- including whether they want a new...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by waste of money, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 23 comments | 1882 Views

WOODSIDE

Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 3362 Views

MENLO PARK

A case for anonymity

Having lived in Menlo Park while raising our family, I have observed that there are a number of fellow residents who don't...

Original post made by civility is missing on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by civility is missing, on Nov 27, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 23 comments | 2006 Views

ATHERTON

APOA Forces Elizabeth Lewis to change her tune

At last night's council meeting, Kathy McKeithen revealed that Elizabeth Lewis (and Jerry Carlson) both voted in favor of...

Original post made by Union influence at work on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 2, 2012 at 3:08 pm | 23 comments | 2125 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Changes in Stanford/Arrillaga project on El Camino please some, not others

While some say Stanford and developer John Arrillaga took a step in the right direction by adding housing and reducing medical...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 23 comments | 1849 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the day of International Worker Solidarity

Today is a great day. The United States is the latest county to become enlightened. Under the inspiring leadership of President...

Original post made by Wokers of the World Unite on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Baum ECR, on May 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 23 comments | 1698 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley district superintendent resigns

Carol Piraino, who picked up the reins at the Portola Valley School District last year in the wake of her predecessor's abrupt...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2013 at 10:45 am | 23 comments | 8205 Views

ATHERTON

Parcel Tax - YES or NO

The council has voted to place the renewal of the current Atherton Parcel Tax on the 5 Nov ballot. Here is the Ballot...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill aka Llib, on Aug 27, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 23 comments | 3521 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Snow hits California in September!

Snow hit the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California in September. To watch the film from WTTG in Washington D.C. press this...

Original post made by Global Warming on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Global Warming, on Oct 10, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 23 comments | 5826 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park council looks at buying license plate readers, surveillance cameras

As the Menlo Park Police Department seeks council approval tonight to purchase three automated license plate readers and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 23 comments | 11539 Views

MENLO PARK

Bicyclist severely injured in Menlo Park collision

Menlo Park police are investigating a collision that left a bicyclist with life-threatening injuries Monday morning. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Apr 11, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 23 comments | 29264 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?

Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by what was discussed, on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 23 comments | 11623 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Lots of business on Planning Commission, council agendas

Some Menlo Park city officials are cramming before the holidays, with a series of meetings scheduled during the next couple...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Menloshopper, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:31 am | 23 comments | 4449 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Keep city's water away from golf course

If you believe that climate change is a real and serious if not a crisis issue — as I do — and that California...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Chuck, on Jul 9, 2014 at 10:01 am | 23 comments | 2021 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Frustrated By Menlo Blight & Downtown Vibrancy

Menlo Park deserves better. We are writing as concerned citizens of Menlo Park frustrated by the continued blight on El Camino...

Original post made by 20 Frustrated Residents on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 21, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 23 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Menlo Park: Cops focus on distracted driving

A contingent of seven or eight motorcycle officers from around San Mateo County will be in Menlo Park and Atherton on Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:10 pm | 23 comments | 2912 Views
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