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AROUND TOWN

Police Calls

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Dec 22, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: District elections for supervisor

There is a political sleight of hand going on right under the nose of San Mateo County residents, but unless there is a major...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 3, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1661 Views

MENLO PARK

Help choose new city manager

Tell Menlo Park what you want in a city manager — the city has posted an online survey to ask residents what skills, experience,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Progressive, on Sep 8, 2011 at 9:56 am | 13 comments | 1661 Views

ATHERTON

Open space district adds 1,000-plus acres

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has purchased more than 1,000 acres of property in San Mateo County this...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 19, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holidays on a High Note Benefit Slated for 10/19 in Atherton

The Foothill Auxiliary to Family Service Agency of San Mateo County will hold its 12th annual ‘Holidays on a High Note’ home...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Aug. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1660 Views

MENLO PARK

Hundreds line up for Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:13 am | 15 comments | 1660 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police nab suspects in midday gas station robbery

Menlo Park police recovered cash and cigarettes, and made two arrests on Jan. 1 in connection with a midday armed robbery...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1660 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Contested election likely in high school district

With more than two weeks left to register as a candidate for public office in the November election, a contested election...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by larry, on Aug 9, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 1660 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs $1.6 million refund of road-impact fees

It seemed like a good idea at the time: charge builders a road-impact fee and use it to repair Atherton roads torn up by...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by got to wonder, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early morning police call evacuates Safeway

People shopping at the Sharon Heights Safeway in Menlo Park around 1 a.m. Monday morning (Aug. 16) got more than they bargained...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 16, 2010 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1659 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New bridge across Bay: study approved

The Bay Area Toll Authority's oversight committee voted Wednesday (Nov. 10) to spend up to $400,000 to conduct another...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Incensed, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:13 am | 2 comments | 1659 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

This election cycle will provide voters with some real choices in the Sequoia Healthcare District election. In addition...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by da guv, on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:41 pm | 10 comments | 1659 Views

ATHERTON

Argument Against the Parcel Tax

Jerry Carlson is flat out wrong. Atherton does not need the parcel tax to function. Here are some reasons why: Developer...

Original post made by news hound on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 1658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four vie for three seats on Menlo Park school board

Growing enrollment, shrinking revenue. Increased pressure on school districts to find ways to slash spending without harming...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Current parents please, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Just Wondering, on May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI charges two former county employees with theft from estates they were overseeing

==B Update:== The FBI has charged two former employees of San Mateo County with theft and conspiracy to commit theft in connection...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Agreed, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:21 pm | 4 comments | 1658 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 | 1658 Views

ATHERTON

Does our City Council Deserve a Passing Grade?

In 2000, Jerry Carlson wrote a short essay on why he intended to vote no on Measure C. As reasons for voting against Measure...

Original post made by smarter voter on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Evidence, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters sue over overtime, extra trips

Surprised is how Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District said he felt upon learning that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 22, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 9 comments | 1657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sheriff made mistakes, but is best choice

Greg Munks has put in nearly eight years as San Mateo County sheriff. There are surely high points of that career — getting...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 1657 Views
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