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GOP plan would trigger major layoffs at SLAC

The prospect of major layoffs at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and other federally funded institutions was raised...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Second Santa Claus, on Feb 22, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 21 comments | 2520 Views

MENLO PARK

Reps: High-speed rail should merge with improved Caltrain system in San Jose

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:47 am | 21 comments | 2278 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Fire and the Santa Clara County Grand Jury Report

Some excerpts from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury report regarding Fire Services. With Menlo Fire's bloated budget,...

Original post made by Roy Desoto on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:34 am | 21 comments | 1847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School awards diplomas to 145

The 145 members of Menlo School's Class of 2011 received their diplomas June 7 in an outdoor ceremony on the Atherton campus....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by dirty little secret, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:36 am | 21 comments | 2505 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Bids to outsource services suggest 'substantial' cost savings for town

As 12 town employees watch the clock tick forward toward the July 15 elimination of their jobs, union representatives, town...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 8, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 21 comments | 2072 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton employees may strike over layoff plan

Members of a union representing 16 Atherton employees authorized a strike yesterday (July 5) after town negotiators, union...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 10, 2011 at 10:28 am | 21 comments | 2061 Views

MENLO PARK

Seven hours, three burglaries in Menlo Park

Some people spend seven hours during the day working, while others use that time to take advantage of other people's being...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 16, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 21 comments | 1589 Views

ATHERTON

'Master plan' meet reflects divisions over library

Atherton residents who requested a special city council meeting about creating a master plan for all town facilities got...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 20, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 21 comments | 1610 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ed Flint named 'acting interim city manager'

==B Update:== Atherton's Interim Police Chief Ed Flint has added "acting interim city manager" to his job title after John...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Zillow, on Nov 25, 2011 at 8:28 am | 21 comments | 2714 Views

ATHERTON

Researchers fit deer with GPS collars

The state's Department of Fish and Game announced this week that it has successfully completed the first phase of a project...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 21 comments | 22804 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman wins $22M malpractice verdict against PA Medical Foundation

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 2708 Views

ATHERTON

Holbrook-Palmer Park is still best library site, Atherton councilwoman Kathy McKeithen says

Building a two-story library in the park is still the best course for Atherton, City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said this...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by mary awbrey, on Sep 22, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 21 comments | 2689 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 7, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 21 comments | 1441 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Supes give red light to Ladera traffic lights

The county has put the brakes on a controversial proposal to spend $500,000 to install traffic lights on Alpine Road at...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 17, 2012 at 2:26 am | 21 comments | 2146 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley to buy 'affordable' housing site

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to buy a 1.68-acre site for housing that would be affordable to people of moderate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:53 am | 21 comments | 3203 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sells Hamilton Avenue land

Greenheart Land Company came away as the top bidder for the city's seven lots on Hamilton Avenue. The Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Justice for all, on Nov 15, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Time to hold elderly drivers accountable

The tragic accident on Interstate 280 (Dec. 14) brought a fresh reminder of a growing danger among us, elderly drivers. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:12 am | 21 comments | 4111 Views

MENLO PARK

Defamation lawsuit against a MP FProtection District Board member Virgina Chang Kirlay won't be dismissed.

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_22429443/judge-indicates-he-wont-toss-defamation-suit-against?source=autofeed# "...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Connecting the dots, on Jan 29, 2013 at 9:38 am | 21 comments | 2172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to decide whether to adopt $23 million bond measure for new school in Menlo Park

School board members last night (June 11) agreed with Menlo Park City School District staff that district voters should be...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 21 comments | 2659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner confirms girl was killed by truck

The San Mateo County coroner Friday confirmed that a 16-year-old girl was fatally struck by a fire truck at the San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by ndnorth, on Jul 23, 2013 at 9:38 am | 21 comments | 1424 Views
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