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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford hospital EIR 'defective'

After examining the potential traffic snarls presented by the planned Stanford hospital expansion, staff is asking the City...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by The MP Standard, on Apr 6, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 2354 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire chief's new contract reflects economic climate

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman will continue receiving $191,616 per year through 2016, without...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:12 am | 65 comments | 4474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public employee pension reform - what can and should be done?

Numerous Town Forum topic threads have quickly digressed to this issue so let's have that discussion here. I propose: ...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 34 comments | 3439 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton cops behind the camera

Atherton Mayor Jim Dobbie is reportedly not happy that he and fellow City Council members and other officials who attend...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by lingering doubts, on Apr 5, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 4 comments | 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park native takes over at Fox Theatre

Menlo Park native Eric Lochtefeld, co-founder of a global clearinghouse for internships called University of Dreams, is the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Robert David Green, on Apr 5, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 5738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Backpack leads police to alleged burglar

A teenage boy dropped a backpack, lost a shoe, and left behind the laptop he was allegedly trying to steal while fleeing...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 5, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Opening Reception on Friday, April 8 for Jody Alexander Exhibition at CSMA

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Sedimentals, an exhibition of works...

Original post made by CSMA on Apr. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 4/4/2011

Hardcover Fiction Author 1 Started Early,Took My Dog - Kate Atkinson 2 Tiger's Wife - Tea Obreht 3 Saturday Big Tent Wedding...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3717 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Zero tolerance' for distracted drivers

April is crackdown month for law enforcement officers throughout California, who will be holding "zero tolerance" days for...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 5, 2011 at 8:39 am | 6 comments | 2425 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Union: You're on Candid Camera!

The Atherton police union has recently started video taping any town meeting in which police issues are mentioned. Their...

Original post made by Allen Funt on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 20 comments | 3359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Origami Cranes for Japan

The Atherton Library is hosting an origami workshop to fold cranes for Japan relief. Tuesday, April 5 at 3:30 pm. Please...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1562 Views

MENLO PARK

County to Menlo: Please take Flood Park

Needing to slice 10 percent off San Mateo County's general fund operating budget, administrators scrambled to find ways to...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by park supporter, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:36 am | 65 comments | 4959 Views

MENLO PARK

Officials optimistic about new trash collector

A switch to a new garbage and recycling service provider that began Jan 3 in parts of San Mateo County has seen some glitches,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Michael Craig, on Apr 4, 2011 at 6:33 am | 3 comments | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planner has alternative future for Bay Area rail travel

A consultant to the town of Portola Valley is proposing an alternative plan to bring electric and high-speed trains to the...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by BALONEY, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1751 Views

MENLO PARK

Excellent report by Menlo Park staff on public employee compensation

The City of Menlo Park staff has done a superb job in preparing the report "Presentation of Information Regarding Employee...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Apr. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1472 Views

MENLO PARK

New Pilates studio opens in Menlo Park

Those looking to work the kinks out of their backs after a long day at work now have a new exercise studio to check out....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by show me the money, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 4923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion shot, killed in backyard

Authorities shot and killed a mountain lion that they cornered in a backyard after it wandered into a Redwood City neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 1, 2011 at 1:45 am | 39 comments | 3053 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian's green-energy bill clears Legislature

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to require California utilities to obtain a greater share of their electricity...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Francis, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 2150 Views

SPORTS

MA Bears lose second game to El Camino

The MA Bears Varsity baseball team succumbs to El Camino's pitching for the second time this week suffering their 4th loss...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Mar. 31, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2081 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council looks at $1.3 million in budget cuts

The $1.3 million in cuts proposed for Menlo Park's general fund will largely come from reducing personnel costs, according...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 31, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 1566 Views
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