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MENLO PARK

Carolyn Clarke joins Menlo Park City Council race

Carolyn Clarke's reason for running for Menlo Park City Council is simple. "If you have ideas, and you're not running for...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn Clarke, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 40 comments | 1520 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Time to stop lectures about library in park

It is unseemly for some of Atherton's elected officials and volunteer committee members to persist in oral and written pontifications...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nuts, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:21 am | 10 comments | 1051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Which way did the food trucks go?

Coca-Cola braised pork steamed buns? Check. Chicken tikka masala burrito? Check. Refrigeration, potable water, clean food...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Foodie, on Jul 19, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you Betsy Shneider for doing your job.

She was appointed by the city of San Carlos to the LAFco committee, she was the only person out of the entire oversight group...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 887 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State Senate candidates in 30 minutes or less

California State Assemblyman Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) seems like a man who really could tell you his life story in three...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 18, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 5 comments | 926 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cohen signals re-election run

Fresh off a short-lived campaign for the county Board of Supervisors, Andy Cohen took out papers Tuesday (July 17) to run...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by John G., on Jul 18, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 766 Views

ATHERTON

Candidate filing period opens for November election

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by The Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1014 Views

ATHERTON

Sister Helen Costello of Sacred Heart Schools looks back at her years of ministry

In her office, 88-year-old Sister Helen Costello has an embroidered wall hanging that reads, "Love is in giving with no thought...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Musette G Buckley, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:48 am | 5 comments | 3518 Views

ATHERTON

Election: Candidate filing period opens

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:30 am | 1 comment | 889 Views

MENLO PARK

Sheriff breaks ground for new jail

In the company of local and state officials, San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks took shovel in hand and broke ground on...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Jul 17, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 6 comments | 19168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Carole Groom's public statement to DA Steve Wagstaffe

Supervisor Carole Groom at Board of Supervisor Meeting June 21, 2012 "I don't know how many folks in our county know the...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 17, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 5 comments | 1100 Views

MENLO PARK

$50,000 sought to speed work on Hillview campus

Menlo Park school district officials are determined to do what it takes to make sure that Hillview Middle School will be...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by unhappy taxpayer, on Jul 17, 2012 at 9:12 am | 8 comments | 880 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Council, IPads and the Brown Act

It appears that the Atherton Town Council will shortly begin using town purchased IPads for town business. As is happening...

Original post made by concerned on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Brown Act , on Jul 17, 2012 at 7:54 am | 8 comments | 1451 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 | 1707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park, Atherton still have lawsuit against high-speed rail

The state Legislature may have voted to let the high-speed rail train project keep rolling, but that doesn't mean local jurisdictions...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 16, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dance Expressions of Menlo Park

Dance Expressions is gearing up for a summer of dancing fun! Camps and classes will be offered for kids ages 4 - teen. Please...

Original post made by Dani F on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Dani F., on Jul 16, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 4 comments | 1245 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: No agreement on city manager

First there were 58, then there were seven. But when the Atherton City Council sat down to consider the qualifications of...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by disaster again, on Jul 16, 2012 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 923 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A new community club/organization

Please join me in the start of a new gardening club that is focused on gardening with herbs. If you enjoy learning about...

Original post made by Linda on Jul. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 808 Views

AROUND TOWN

MP Mongolian BBQ opens in Menlo Park

El Camino Real has a new tenant: MP Mongolian BBQ opened its doors recently in the spot formerly home to Deeelish in Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Roland Kelly, on Jul 15, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views
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