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Obituary: Betty Jean Whelan: athlete and artist

Betty Jean Whelan of Portola Valley, who was an accomplished athlete in her youth, died Jan. 21 at the age of 81. She was...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 9, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 1722 Views


Supes may put sales tax measure on ballot

Voters in San Mateo County may be asked to approve a quarter-cent increase in the countywide sales tax. The county Board...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:44 am | 9 comments | 1722 Views


Tonight: Atherton tax renewal on agenda

The City Council will consider hiring a consultant to help out with a likely effort to renew Atherton's parcel tax, and examine...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by ptw, on Mar 19, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 1722 Views


Menlo Park: Ballast rock update expected by Friday

After holding a meeting with an estimated 45 Belle Haven residents concerned about the dusty piles of ballast rock stored...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jason L. Tulock, on Apr 1, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1722 Views


City will keep briefer written record of meetings

After trying out an abbreviated form of City Council meeting minutes for several months, Menlo Park will now use the shorter...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by my observation, on Apr 18, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 1721 Views


Guest opinion: A juggernaut heading our way

Rich Cline is mayor of Menlo Park and chairman of the Peninsula Cities Consortium, a group of five cities formed to deal...

Original post made by Postman on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 14, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 17 comments | 1721 Views


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 | 1721 Views


'Plumbers' rob Atherton home while resident distracted

Atherton police say a home on Mesa Court was burglarized on Thursday, Aug. 28, after a man who said he was a plumber investigating...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1721 Views


Woodside benefit today for four slain officers

The Woodside community is inviting the public to an open house Friday, April 17, to raise funds for the benefit for the families...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Suzanne Scott, on Apr 17, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1720 Views


Editorial: Menlo Park not best jail site

Menlo Park officials may have been shocked after hearing that a site on Haven Avenue off Marsh Road was being considered...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Boris K, on Jul 29, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views


Today: Fulfillment of a political death wish

Whatever your opinion of methods to reduce the deficit, if any, one has to wonder why the GOP allowed itself today to vote...

Original post made by al norte sm on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1720 Views


Halloween Party free-for-all on Shawnee Pass!

I would like to say THANK YOU to whomever put on the incredible Halloween Party and made it free for all to attend. Without...

Original post made by Alex Coluzzi on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Steve & Alison , on Nov 30, 2011 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 1720 Views


Letter: Increasingly biased agenda on Athertonians blog

With less than two weeks before the close of our election season voters in our community are being inundated with campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Library at Additional Cost , on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 9 comments | 1720 Views


Today: Clinton at Facebook in Menlo Park

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host a live question-and-answer session during her visit to Facebook's...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by book sales, on Jul 21, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 1720 Views


Menlo Park: Man accused of camera store break-in pleads not guilty

A man in jail over a break-in at Mike's Camera shop has pleaded not guilty to charges that include burglary, vandalism and...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by katie, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views


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 | 1719 Views


Jackson makes contact with Cleveland

Nate Jackson's professional football career was extended Monday when the former Menlo College All-American signed with the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1719 Views


25-year transportation 'vision' now online

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's newly released Transportation 2035 Plan for the Bay Area is now available...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1718 Views


It's wait and see on public pensions

The cost of pensions to California and its cities, towns and agencies has long been a concern, with prognosticators warning...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 20, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 1718 Views


Board OKs temporary lights at M-A for sports

Let there be light, said the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District on Wednesday (Sept. 1), and, within...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 17, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 1718 Views
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