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ATHERTON

Update: Retired cop hired to investigate report-alteration case

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== Pete Peterson, an outside investigator and retired police...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 22 comments | 2567 Views

MENLO PARK

Students bake 10,000 cookies for inmates

San Mateo County Jail inmates have a truckload of yummy treats coming their way this week -- 10,000, to be exact. For the...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by Boardermom, on Dec 28, 2010 at 1:13 am | 7 comments | 1849 Views

MENLO PARK

D.A. to review Fergusson's Brown Act violation

A review of Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson's admitted Brown Act violation is being launched to determine if...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Frugal, on Dec 27, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 4 comments | 3011 Views

MENLO PARK

Holiday tips for dog owners

The holiday break affords us a little extra time with our canine companions. However, the holiday's also present a few risks...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 2104 Views

MENLO PARK

Union to resume bargaining with Menlo Park

The Service Employee International Union (SEIU) Local 521 plans to resume bargaining with the city in January, according...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 1800 Views

MENLO PARK

Free Newspaper Nuisance/Litter

I have been a Menlo Park resident and home owner since 1993. Over the last 15 years, I have endured the recurring problem...

Original post made by Prescott Lee on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by SFExaminer and The Epoch Times Hater, on Dec 26, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 9 comments | 4004 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident decks the halls

At 804 Arnold Way in Menlo Park, the holiday spirit is present in full force. The home and yard, belonging to the Goldman...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by lite lover, on Dec 25, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 1637 Views

MENLO PARK

Online impersonators targets of new law

A new law that will go into effect Jan. 1 could bring online impersonators heavy fines or even jail time. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Dec 24, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 4 comments | 2264 Views

MENLO PARK

Recognition for heroism may be near for Carl Clark

Carl Clark is a survivor, many times over. On Dec. 7, 1941, he was awakened by the sounds of war, and barely escaped serious...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Fred Loveland, on Dec 24, 2010 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 1755 Views

MENLO PARK

Recall petition to remove Kelly Fergusson

With the MP council not meeting for 3 weeks, now is the time to get going on a movement to start a recall of Fergusson, and...

Original post made by TIME FOR ACTION on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 5 comments | 1781 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton holds special meeting

The Atherton City Council will meet in a special session at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, to appoint an interim city manager,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by poster, on Dec 22, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 5 comments | 2097 Views

ATHERTON

Homeowners: Atherton building department negligent

When Kimberly Sweidy named the home she and her husband Raymie Stata were building in west Atherton <I>Casa de Buena Esperanza</I></B>...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Memeber, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 2244 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council meetings canceled

One hopes Menlo Park's gadflies have backup plans for their Tuesday nights, as the City Council has canceled its Dec. 21,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 21, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Cyclist has a message for the man in blue car

On December 5, I was riding my bicycle in Menlo Park on University Drive between Santa Cruz Avenue and Valparaiso. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Gen X, on Dec 21, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1512 Views

MENLO PARK

Rich Cline re-elected mayor of Menlo Park

The man who put down the gavel last week has now picked it back up. In a unanimous 5-0 vote, and counter to tradition, the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 21, 2010 at 12:05 am | 32 comments | 2989 Views

ATHERTON

Jim Dobbie is Atherton's new mayor

Jim Dobbie was the Atherton City Council's unanimous choice for mayor when it voted on Dec. 15. Mr. Dobbie, who replaces...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 27 comments | 3388 Views

MENLO PARK

Gordon to chair subcommittee on transportation

Newly elected state Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, has been named chairman of the Assembly budget subcommittee that...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Dec 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1804 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Second quake shakes Midpeninsula Sunday

Two earthquakes shook parts of the Midpeninsula Sunday, the first occurring at 9:28 a.m. and the second at 6:38 p.m. according...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Dec 20, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars clean out Lutticken's cash registers

Sometime during the dark, damp hours of Saturday night and Sunday morning, burglars broke into Lutticken's Deli and cleaned...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 20, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Interim manager choice announced

John Danielson, the former city manager of Elk Grove and Wildomar, both in California, will be Atherton's interim city manager...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 2368 Views
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