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MENLO PARK

Boyle won't seek second term on Menlo council

John Boyle: No. Heyward Robinson: Yes. Rich Cline: Maybe. So the Nov. 2 race for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:11 am | 45 comments | 2320 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Atherton police to close streets near protest

The Atherton Police Department plans to close streets in the vicinity of Edge Road and Oak Grove Avenue in Atherton on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by BillOfRights, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:46 am | 18 comments | 2073 Views

MENLO PARK

Construction work begins on Hillview campus

Phase 1 of the reconstruction of Hillview Middle School has begun on the campus at the corner of Santa Cruz and Elder avenues...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Thanks!, on Jul 17, 2010 at 12:25 am | 3 comments | 1500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia schools place well in nationwide ranking

The schools in the Sequoia Union High School District with graduating seniors were extraordinary in the 2008-09 school year...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Parent for progressive education, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 2108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor: Public notice should have been given

After coming under fire over a likely violation of the state's open meeting law, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline said this week...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 16 comments | 2177 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton will revisit road-impact fee refund

Two Atherton councilmen who voted to refund $1.6 million worth of road-impact fees paid to the town by builders have placed...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Richard Andrews, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 1752 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Nurses plan protest at Whitman's Atherton home

Members of the California Nurses Association say that about 1,000 of them will be coming to the Atherton home of Republican...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 16, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 58 comments | 3048 Views

MENLO PARK

Partner at Menlo Park venture capital firm is among buyers of Warriors basketball team

Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison won the America's Cup sailing race earlier this year, but Thursday he lost his bid to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 16, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 1616 Views

MENLO PARK

GC Tasting Cafe in Menlo Park is closing Friday

GC's Tasting Cafe and Specialty Market, located at 657 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park, is closing Friday. The store, which...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 3248 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail Authority besieged by critical reports

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has until February to resolve a litany of recently uncovered problems with the planned...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 15, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 14 comments | 2116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: Cafe was behind on maintenance

Human nature was a culprit in the June 16 fire in Cafe Silan on Santa Cruz Avenue that put the 11-year-old restaurant out...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by ginger, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 1933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury: school districts need to improve effectiveness of school bond oversight

School districts in San Mateo County need to do a better job of recruiting and training members for committees that provide...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property tax revenue decline - it is now official

(Redwood City, CA) Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Assessor, signed the 2010-11 Property Assessment Roll on June 30, 2010,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 10 comments | 1396 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Red light cameras court controversy

Drivers tagged by Menlo Park's four red light cameras during the past year may want to keep an eye on the latest court rulings. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Henry99, on Jul 14, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 2222 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley to weigh in on Stanford hospital project

Should there be a traffic light at Alpine Road at the Interstate 280 northbound off-ramp? It is one of several questions...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 3613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celtic Music tonight at Atherton Library

Wednesday, July 14th at 7 pm. Celtic singer and songwriter Mary McLaughlin will be performing with the breathtaking harp...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday Family Storytime at Atherton Library

Saturday, July 17 at 11 AM, join us for storytime for all ages. Stories, rhymes, and a simple craft/coloring provided. 2...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2619 Views

ATHERTON

Carlson says he will run for another term on council

As the candidate filing period for the Nov. 2 election opens, at least one incumbent, Jerry Carlson, has stated his intention...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ugh, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:05 am | 1 comment | 1624 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 3227 Views
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