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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Specific Plan flawed; needs to be revised

For the benefit of Old Timers and others: While I agree with some of SaveMenlo's objections to the Specific Plan and to Stanford's...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by time for review, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wagstaffe and Munks Election write in or no vote results.

According to San Mateo County Racetracker Over 20,000 voters made a deliberate choice to not vote for Wagstaffe and Munks 76,740...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 14, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 1201 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown fire forces out four businesses

An attic fire at the corner of Evelyn Street and Santa Cruz avenues at around 5:10 p.m. today (June 16) triggered the interior...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by lon time resident, on Jun 21, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 7 comments | 1201 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Pays Highest Increase In Garbage Rates

Why is it that Atherton is paying a 38.9& increase in garabage rates? Our neighboring communities, Redwood City and Menlo...

Original post made by Rebecca on Oct. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1201 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs policy for police donations

Is it possible for residents to help support their town's police force through charitable donations without opening the door...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stev, on Jul 21, 2012 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social

Saturday, March 20th from 1 to 3 PM... bring a book and take a book home, and have some ice cream in the library secret garden....

Original post made by Friends of the Atherton Library on Mar. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1200 Views

MENLO PARK

Retail development lawsuit nears end?

The legal tangle surrounding an office/retail development project at 1300 El Camino Real may clear up when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Inquiry, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three arrested in string of Willows burglaries

After weeks of dogged investigation, Menlo Park police have nabbed three men they think are behind the recent rash of home...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1200 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council agrees to lower proposed garbage rates

Garbage rates will go up in Atherton, but not as high as the town first proposed, the City Council decided Wednesday night....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1200 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Girl, 5, who went missing on camping trip reunites with search teams that found her

A 5-year-old girl's glowstick necklace helped a helicopter search crew spot her when she was lost in Huddart County Park...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by A reader, on Oct 14, 2011 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 1200 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Arrest warrant issued for car arson suspect

There's a new twist in the case of a 2006 blue Dodge Durango SUV found unoccupied and burning on the evening of May 3, 2011,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by , on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:47 am | -1 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: County workshop on climate change

A workshop to discuss how San Mateo County can address climate change and be more energy efficient will be held at 6 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doyle, on Apr 10, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1200 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: New wrinkle in June 5 primary

This year voters will find a different system in place when they go to the polls or cast their ballots by mail in the June...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Carlos Romero for SMC Supervisor!, on May 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 1200 Views

ATHERTON

On Thanksgiving: Here's How Atherton Cops Give Thanks

On the November 28 council agenda is the following item: 5. WORK FURLOUGH: As a result of the Town’s fiscal condition,...

Original post made by Giving Thanks on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Last Minute, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 15 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton OKs effort to reopen high-speed rail lawsuit

The Atherton City Council signed on to efforts to reopen a lawsuit against the proposed California high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 21, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those were the days

In the 1930s, El Camino Real in Menlo Park looked much different than it does today, as the city considers adopting a new...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Scholar, on May 17, 2012 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 1198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School Violations

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30649 http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_23874966/palo-alto-private-schoo Castilleja...

Original post made by Old PA on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Old PA, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 1198 Views

ATHERTON

What should be the residency requirement for Council members?

At present the residency requirement for Council members is ambiguous and not precisely defined in local, county or state...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - September 19, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Freedom Jonathan Franzen 2 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 3 Room Emma Donoghue...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1197 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Menlo Park should welcome Facebook

Silicon Valley is home to countless companies that not only provide us all with inspirational, beneficial products and services,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Doug, on Apr 13, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 3 comments | 1197 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 2,292 views

Chai Brisket
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,625 views

Sometimes "I'm Sorry" Doesn't Cut It
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 865 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 528 views