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MENLO PARK

Tesla CEO: Roadster nearing profitability

The cost of materials for Tesla Motors' Roadster has dropped to $80,000, a fact that should help the electric car company...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by jason brookes, on Jul 14, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1288 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Bohannon project would generate much-needed funds for city coffers

Menlo Park is facing unprecedented economic challenges as local revenues from sales, property and utility taxes decline....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1288 Views

MENLO PARK

Theater company seeks new stage

To be or not to be -- that is the question being nervously pondered by leaders and supporters of the Festival Theatre Ensemble,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1288 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed-rail business plan draws criticism

California's legislators have yet to fully digest the latest business plan from the California High-Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 22, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 1287 Views

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Alvarez faces death for killing police officer

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge this morning (Feb. 8) upheld a jury's recommendation to sentence 26-year-old...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Feb 8, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Chickens come home to roost in Atherton

If you like the notion of raising chickens in your backyard, or think you might, you might want to show up at an event in...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally Cooper, on Feb 3, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Record high temperatures expected today

The San Francisco Bay Area is expected to hit record high temperatures for February today, with highs reaching the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 6, 2011 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board: 'Huge shift' in compensation policy?

Are firefighters overpaid? In negotiating pay packages, should fire districts consider only what other fire departments...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 11 comments | 1287 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council proceeds with its outsourcing plan

After a few words of regret by Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis, the Atherton City Council voted Wednesday night, Aug. 17, to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by fiscally responsible, on Aug 24, 2011 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1287 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 | 1287 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Design panel to step into fray over affordable housing in Portola Valley

Stepping into the affordable housing controversy in Portola Valley, the town's Architectural & Site Control Commission will...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by town planner sydney, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:53 pm | 5 comments | 1287 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: The upside of the downtown plan

After years of public meetings to learn what community members want our downtown to be like as we modernize over the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by small towner, on Aug 7, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 5 comments | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Victim uses app to recover stolen iPhone

In the ongoing struggle between crime and crime-fighting technology, one man claimed victory this week after his iPhone...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jail Break, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 1286 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows burglars plead no contest

Six months after their arrests, three burglars who targeted the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park pleaded no contest on...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tom Paine IV, on Apr 13, 2011 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 1286 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Kent Steffens heads to Sunnyvale

Menlo Park Public Works Director Kent Steffens, who also serves as deputy city manager, takes over as public works director...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lincoln Steffens, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 1286 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A New Climate Change Consensus

A thoughtful and measured opinion piece from Fred Krupp about climate change from today's Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444320704577569231537...

Original post made by POGO on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Denier fantasies, on Jul 6, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 1286 Views

MENLO PARK

'Little Free Library' in Menlo Park

Kathryn Lewark stocks her "Little Free Library" in front of her home on Yale Road in Menlo Park. She stocks the library,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by CLH, on Mar 20, 2013 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 1286 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park council discusses below-market-rate housing in Belle Haven area

Menlo Park is considering two possible locations to add below-market-rate housing units in the Belle Haven neighborhood,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Harry, on Sep 16, 2009 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge health care benefit for Fire Board Directors- why???

At it's 17 November meeting the Fire Board will consider reaffirming a policy which states: "3. Board members may ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac recommends ...

<B> Rich Gordon for State Assembly Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9685 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 3, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 1285 Views
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