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MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Sunk costs' rule applies to downtown plan

In your editorial of May 11, regarding the unfavorable EIR on the downtown plan, you expressed much dismay about the $1 million...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 24, 2011 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1601 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library: More comment time added

Some Atherton residents have asked the town to give them two extra weeks to comment on what should be in an environmental...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Worried, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Chief, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Corte Madera and Hillview schools win state honors

Two local middle schools, Hillview in Menlo Park and Corte Madera in Portola Valley, have been named Gold Ribbon schools...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on May 14, 2015 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by none of yours, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speaking of Simone de Beauvoir

When Yolanda Astarita Patterson was an undergrad at Smith College majoring in French, there wasn't much debate over who should...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spaghetti Supper for 70 at Clara-Mateo Alliance Shelter needs your help!

Mark your calendars, everyone! Put everything else aside because this day is important! March 21st, 2010, Cafe ZoŽ is asking...

Original post made by Michael Levin on Mar. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1600 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are We As Elitist as a Group?

Is it possible that almost everything posted or commentary made regarding the Peninsula is just too too elitist? Are we...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1600 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Susan K, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council concurs, hazardous trees and power lines a real threat

Roadside stands of eucalyptus trees, with their tendency to drop limbs and sometimes fall over, can be a very significant...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Keimer, on Oct 17, 2014 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't let it rain on my parade

A man in a Superman bathrobe and propeller beanie glides by on his bicycle. Kids in raincoats, dogs leashed and unleashed....

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by M. Thompson, on May 6, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Cargill development is a Menlo Park issue

When a mini-city is proposed for the wetlands adjoining Menlo Park's Bayfront Park, the proposal becomes an issue for Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rescuing the Rescuers

Task Force Leader Harold Schapelhouman from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District at an observation post on a high-rise...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 11, 2011 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1599 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Wielding pepper spray in Portola Valley

Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Ladera. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by fap, on Feb 5, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Counsel: Contact Attorney General about disciplined prosecutor

Recently, San Mateo prosecutor Melissa Mckowan was disciplined by the California Bar for unethical behavior on the Dr....

Original post made by Holly L on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 7, 2013 at 8:23 am | 6 comments | 1599 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Pension Costs Skyrocketing

In the last decade, California public pension costs have risen 2000% and this is the key reason California is in massive...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Some Cities, on Jan 26, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1598 Views

ATHERTON

Another Brown Act Violation in the Making

Dear Readers, The following is the text of an e-mail I sent to the Town of Atherton. Due to the apparent lack of attention...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1598 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain cobbles together financial survival plan

If negotiations with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) go well, Caltrain might get an infusion of $4.9...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Respondent to John Murphy, on Mar 29, 2011 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 1598 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Doug, on Nov 30, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 1598 Views
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