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MENLO PARK

Neighbors appeal Oak Knoll School permit

Plans for construction on the campus of Oak Knoll elementary school have hit a snag. A group of neighbors is asking the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Geezer Smasher, on Jan 24, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 51 comments | 4900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merge transit agencies, Caltrain summit told

Local transportation agencies should be merged and their funds used to support a regional transit agency, state Assemblyman...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by psa188, on Jan 24, 2011 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1812 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council to slam Cargill project

Having kept its powder dry since April, the Woodside Town Council is now ready to use it. At its Jan. 11 meeting, the council...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maggie, on Jan 23, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 3529 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson previously warned re Brown Act

According to an article in today's online SJ Mercury news, Fergusson and other council members were warned in Dec 2009 about...

Original post made by Bob on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Jan 23, 2011 at 10:14 am | 85 comments | 3508 Views

MENLO PARK

Hit and run with injury leaves no one injured

A 48-year-old man encountered a gold Lexus while riding his bike along Avy Avenue in Menlo Park on a sunny Thursday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 22, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 2227 Views

ATHERTON

Appreciating Atherton's Finest

97% approval ratings and full exonerations from the false attacks and charges of the likes of Buckheit, Johns, McKeithen. The...

Original post made by Gratitude on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by only me, on Jan 22, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 5 comments | 1633 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo streetlights go green

About 20 percent of Menlo Park's 2,300 street lights will start to shine a little brighter and burn a little less energy...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Evelyn, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal coach's lawsuit: Ruling appealed

The lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball coach against the school's Parent Teacher Organization and three...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Laurel Parent, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:40 am | 9 comments | 3228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jean, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain faces $30M gap, 'drastic' cutbacks

Caltrain's already hard-pressed Peninsula commute service faces a $30 million deficit this year and is planning "drastic"...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 22, 2011 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 2101 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit offers Atherton council deal to resolve lawsuit

Saying he's "willing to be reasonable if you are," Atherton resident Jon Buckheit told the Atherton City Council on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 20, 2011 at 6:04 pm | 58 comments | 4433 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 20, 2011 at 7:57 am | 3 comments | 1819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter's Guide: Las Lomitas school board candidates weigh in on issues

Four parents are vying for the chance to help lead the Las Lomitas School District forward at a time its enviable curriculum...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Jan 20, 2011 at 2:23 am | 8 comments | 1948 Views

ATHERTON

Woman injured in fall at M-A High parking lot

An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized Sunday night, Jan. 16, after she tripped on a speed bump and fell in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ben, on Jan 19, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 1657 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2707 Views

MENLO PARK

MP in the news?

Anyone know why a CBS5 news crew was interviewing councilman Cline outside his home early this evening?...

Original post made by Tristan on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Jan 19, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1169 Views

MENLO PARK

Arizona shooting has investigators looking at threats to Leland Yee

With potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her confrontational style of politicking in the news...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle Chaos

Yesterday, at about 10:30 AM, at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Portola Road, while I was waiting to turn left onto...

Original post made by Local Driver on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 65 comments | 4391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian calls Brown's budget a 'grown-up' plan

For years, state Sen. Joe Simitian has been repeating a budget mantra: "Spend less; collect more; do it now." Gov. Jerry...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Charles, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 2312 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Lining up against the death penalty

A recent news report said that the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office soon will make a decision whether or not to...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tony Press, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2180 Views
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
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Fire department event at the library
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