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ATHERTON

'Master plan' meet reflects divisions over library

Atherton residents who requested a special city council meeting about creating a master plan for all town facilities got...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 20, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 21 comments | 2099 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton drops permit fee for solar installations

Atherton's City Council made two moves toward becoming a more environmentally friendly town on Nov. 18 when it eliminated...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 25, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 2099 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun campus won't be reassessed

The Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park won't be reassessed, despite the fact that the company has changed hands, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by A non moose, on Jun 16, 2010 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 2098 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Menlo Park mayor gives 'state of city' talk

Menlo Park Mayor Catherine Carlton will give a "state of the city" talk Thursday, Oct. 29, on recent city accomplishments...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Follow the money, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:36 pm | 12 comments | 2098 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fundraiser to follow Obama's visit to Woodside this Sunday

When President Obama swings south down the Peninsula next Sunday (Sept. 25), he will follow his afternoon fundraising gathering...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by neighbori, on Sep 23, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 2098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keystone XL pipeline protest at Facebook

Holding pipes, protesters march toward Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park on May 1 to speak up against CEO Mark Zuckerberg's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by petition, on May 3, 2013 at 10:20 am | 6 comments | 2097 Views

ATHERTON

Another legal setback for Atherton

A San Mateo Court judge dealt a severe blow to the Town of Atherton and its efforts to stop the former finance director from...

Original post made by court watcher on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hubris, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 2097 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park home invaded, victim assaulted

An early-morning call led Menlo Park police to the scene of a home invasion on Sunday in the 1000 block of Windermere Avenue....

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by truth, on May 24, 2011 at 10:40 am | 12 comments | 2097 Views

MENLO PARK

Mystery in Sharon Park: Who hacked down trees?

One man's quest to encourage new trees to grow at Sharon Park took a strange turn when someone apparently took a chainsaw...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Andy Stern, on Jun 27, 2009 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 2096 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time to take on the city's unions

For over a year now, we have been reading and hearing about the imbalance of public employee benefits — at city, state...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 29, 2010 at 11:33 am | 18 comments | 2096 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Salman Rushdie at Kepler's is sold out

Author Salman Rushdie will be in conversation with Tobias Wolff at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Kepler's, 1010 El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by packing heat, on Sep 24, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 2096 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Forum at Woodside High on addressing enrollment growth

James Lianides, superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, is scheduled to be on stage at the Performing Arts...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 3, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 6 comments | 2096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Struck strikes gold and bronze while rowing in Mexico

Sacred Heart Prep senior Danni Struck of Portola Valley will have some interesting stories to tell when she returns to school...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dupi, on Jul 25, 2012 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 2096 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police officer exonerated in 'theft'

There is "no foundation" for an allegation of theft against an Atherton police officer, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Shocked Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 7 comments | 2096 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park schools face unpleasant options

Menlo Park City School District delayed its decision on opening a new elementary school at the O'Connor campus as officials...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Dec 15, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 13 comments | 2095 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will re-join rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Meno Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:12 am | 29 comments | 2095 Views

MENLO PARK

Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 8 comments | 2095 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City has bargaining chips on Stanford project

The protracted debate over the Stanford/Arrillaga application to build up to 450,000 square feet of offices, housing and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo proposal: Freeze pay for police sergeants

It's hard to think of a more hot-button topic in Menlo Park right now than public employee compensation. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 11, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2095 Views

ATHERTON

Police and administration cuts

A few weeks ago, I posted an article suggesting that, given the huge budget deficit in Atherton, yet the appearance of agenda...

Original post made by Common sense on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Common sense, on May 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 2095 Views
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