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Guest opinion: High-speed rail's hidden partnership

In past discussions about high-speed rail, I've talked about various "elephants in the room," by which I mean highly obvious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1638 Views

ATHERTON

Town overcharged building fees; builders may be entitled to refunds

Anyone building a home in Atherton who got permits before December 2006 might want to get out a calculator and give the building...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jun 25, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2144 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Despite state's grief, city eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 25, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 1748 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Thursday talk: USGS scientist on mercury accumulation in ecosystems

Just as there was gold in California's hills, there was also mercury, including in the Santa Cruz Mountains. USGS scientist...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ventriloquist show at Atherton Library

Steve Chaney and his trusty sidekick, Cornelius Crowe are appearing at the Atherton Library Monday June 29 at 4 PM. For all...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 25, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Music in the park, block party in Menlo Park on Wednesday

Santa Cruz Avenue will turn into a pedestrian mall Wednesday, June 24, for the first of two summer block parties. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by nice evening, on Jun 24, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1709 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Woodside Town Council reaches tentative agreement on Jackling house

The Woodside Town Council on a 5-2 vote Tuesday night granted a conditional demolition permit to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 2281 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking too restrictive? City to study it

In response to longstanding complaints that time limits on parking in Menlo Park's downtown are too restrictive, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jun 24, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 25 comments | 2274 Views

AROUND TOWN

SFMOMA at Atherton Library

An SFMOMA docent will present a slide show lecture on "Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities," an exhibition...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1515 Views

MOVIES

Family movie night at Atherton Library

The Atherton library presents a monthly Final Friday Flick this Friday June 26th at 7 PM. The film will be Igor, an animated...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 24, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Library programs at Atherton Library

Family Musical Storytime will be held Thursday June 25 at 4 PM. Stories and sing-a-longs for all ages. Musical instruments...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 24, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Tree cutting for MAHS Fine Arts Center

In past posts I have been quite critical of the architectural merits of the new Fine Arts Center at MAHS. My apologies to...

Original post made by WhoRUpeople on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by my observation, on Jun 23, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 6 comments | 1887 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Irene Sharp Concert at at CSMA, Thursday, June 25

Celebrated cellist Irene Sharp will perform along with pianist Steven Lightburn at the Community School of Music and Arts...

Original post made by CSMA on Jun. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1435 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking too restrictive? City to study it

In response to longstanding complaints that time limits on parking in Menlo Park's downtown are too restrictive, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 1421 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Scientist issues warning about climate change

A Stanford University scientist speaking at a national meeting in Chicago Saturday morning warned that climate change in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Anthony H., on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 1990 Views

MENLO PARK

City bonds still AAA

In a challenging year for many municipal bonds, Menlo Park has managed to keep its high credit ratings. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Melvin Belli, on Jun 23, 2009 at 6:57 am | 9 comments | 1719 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A grad forms baseball team

Menlo Park has a new summer league baseball team. Founded by Menlo-Atherton High School alum David Klein, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Bentley cooks for a cause

John Bentley of John Bentley's restaurant in Woodside and Redwood City will be one of 10 Bay Area chefs to be featured at...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 22, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 1439 Views

MENLO PARK

Foreclosure plan rescued?

After tabling a plan that would keep homeowners who have defaulted on their mortgages out of foreclosure, Menlo Park may...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1412 Views
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