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ATHERTON

Atherton: Soaring garbage rates back on council agenda

How should the Atherton City Council proceed with an inevitable garbage rate increase -- earlier proposed at 63 percent to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great article on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

http://www.slate.com/id/2287739/pagenum/all/#p2 Two excerpts: " Anonymity has long been hailed as one of the founding...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 2449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Negotiating the school playground

Some will grow up to be masters of persuasion and savvy entrepreneurs. Others will mellow into more generous sorts. For now,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Dave Hadden, on Mar 14, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 3082 Views

ATHERTON

Ackley/PPG to Town of Atherton: I own it

The Atherton Town Council, led by Elizabeth Lewis and Jerry Carlson, has recruited Bill Widmer to form a new majority that...

Original post made by This wasn\'t supposed to happen on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 7193 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Clocks jump ahead Sunday

Daylight Savings Time starts Sunday. Stanford sleep experts offer tips for springing ahead. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8487...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by thanks!, on Mar 14, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 1958 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park should keep using the Goats

One budget cutting strategy Menlo Park City Council is being asked to approve next week is to save $5000 by reducing the...

Original post made by Roxie Rorapaugh on Mar. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2157 Views

MENLO PARK

Idea: Move Menlo Park Downtown to Belle Haven

Since the current Menlo Park downtown is full of NIMBYs, I think we should consider moving the downtown to Belle Haven. With...

Original post made by sadfsf on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by NotAChance, on Mar 12, 2011 at 9:45 pm | 27 comments | 3978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by David Bloom, on Mar 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1776 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Marche restaurant in Menlo Park is closing

Marche restaurant in Menlo Park, which had been named one of the top 25 restaurants in the Bay Area by Michelin Guide, will...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 12, 2011 at 11:18 am | 96 comments | 8880 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Menlo Park still lacks official position on high-speed rail

As the saying goes: you're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't. The latest Menlo Park kerfuffle puts City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 2739 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Deer carcass discovered near school; mountain lion suspected

The carcass of a deer that may have been killed by a mountain lion was found near a Portola Valley school Wednesday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 12, 2011 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 3417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Two cougar sightings in six hours

A mountain lion sighting was reported in Woodside early Friday morning (March 4), the second such sighting in about six...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by VR Viking, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:30 am | 7 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Menlo grows while neighbors shrink

Months after census workers canvassed local neighborhoods, the 2010 census data is trickling out for public consumption....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Census is very valuable IF, on Mar 10, 2011 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 2223 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman no longer a defendant in Buckheit lawsuit

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== A federal judge has removed Atherton City Councilman...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by M, on Mar 10, 2011 at 10:29 am | 8 comments | 3375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain declares fiscal emergency

Caltrain's board of directors declared a fiscal emergency March 3 during a meeting in San Carlos that attracted hundreds...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Biff Menlo, on Mar 9, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 1832 Views

MENLO PARK

Design teams imagine a different Menlo Park

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (center) checks out the emerging new vision of Belle Haven as the yellow team turns the...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

AthertonSanMateo Video Goes Viral

The protagonist isn't identified but his supporting cast of characters are. This video is very provocative, very clever...

Original post made by courtwatcher on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by only me, on Mar 9, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 8 comments | 2016 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside.

A mountain lion was spotted this morning in the hills above Interstate 280 in San Mateo County, emergency officials said....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Mar 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1923 Views

MENLO PARK

Burlingame Mayor Produces Eye Pollution in Menlo Park

Terry Nagel, Burlingame mayor, is running for one of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors positions. For some reason...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Burlingamer, on Mar 9, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week of 2/28/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 Oracle Of Stamboul Michael David Lukas 2 Wise Mans Fear Patrick Rothfuss 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Paris...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1476 Views
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