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ATHERTON

Last Night's Closed Session

Does anyone know who was appointed City Manager? [Portion removed.] ...

Original post made by Interested on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 20, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 7 comments | 1449 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election in 4 days - return control to Republicans

Four questions I saw posted about how bad things have deteriorated under Obama, with answers. Fascinating how conventional...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Another Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 5 comments | 1449 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilwoman Fergusson skips Dec. 15 ethics course, days after vowing to reacquaint herself with open government law

SJ Mercury News 12/29/2010 3am "Menlo Park councilwoman forgoes Dec. 15 ethics course, days after vowing to reacquaint herself...

Original post made by Bob on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:41 am | 19 comments | 1449 Views

ATHERTON

FBI's investigation of Atherton was a hoax, poster says

It's been nearly a year now since John Johns, the former finance director in Atherton, began circulating the rumor that the...

Original post made by JT on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Sep 30, 2011 at 6:30 am | 15 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton manager back in town, but how long?

John Danielson, Atherton's interim city manager since Jan. 3, is back in town and partially back on the job after suffering...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mixed Message, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 1449 Views

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ISRAEL: Is Now The Time To Speak Up and Take a Stand For Peace?

Are you willing to take a stand? Do you wish to lend your collective voice to this issue? Is this somebody else's problem,...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 3, 2014
Last comment by San Jose, on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:42 am | 45 comments | 1449 Views

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'Plumbers' rob Atherton home while resident distracted

Atherton police say a home on Mesa Court was burglarized on Thursday, Aug. 28, after a man who said he was a plumber investigating...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1449 Views

MENLO PARK

Report forecasts Bay Area growth

The Bay Area will be home to an additional 1.7 million people over the next 25 years and they will witness rising sea...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 2 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside may re-examine penalties for those who illegally cut down trees

A Woodside couple were in line for a $10,000 fine for having felled 10 trees on their Sand Hill Road property, but the Town...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 13, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 2 comments | 1448 Views

ATHERTON

How does everyone feel about the smaller lots being zoned in with the bigger lots.

Smaller lots in Atherton are in the R1A (larger lot) zoning. Lots that are as small as .18 of an acre (less than a fifth...

Original post made by Fair on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Candle lighter, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 1448 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Time for residents to step up in Atherton

I am writing to extend the public dialogue on getting to a balanced budget in Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9780...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: 'SurvivalFest 2012' at Hillview

A rock-climbing wall, make-your-own survival bracelet, and an appearance by Game Truck, a mobile audiovisual and video-game...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Edwin, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 1448 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail options get gruff response in Atherton

It wasn't even two minutes into his planned half-hour presentation at an Atherton community meeting that Dominic Spaethling...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by bigoldchildren, on May 14, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park getting shafted by M-A

The SJ Mercury News reports: "After contributing $2.6 million to construction of the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Oct 6, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 18 comments | 1447 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council's interminable plans for Terminal Avenue

Twenty-two Habitat for Humanity homes, or 1.5 acres for Beechwood School? That's the question the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by MP Rep, on Nov 18, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

The North Peninsula Democratic Club endorse Keith for Board of Supes

Kirsten Keith beat out a heavily contested field to capture the prize endorsement of the North Peninsula Democratic Club...

Original post made by Menlo Park Resident on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 5, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 1447 Views

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Slain activist Dave Lewis is celebrated

Supporters of a program that helps parolees transition back into their communities held a celebration Wednesday honoring...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bob Cancilla, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

MENLO PARK

Four-week night-construction project begins at four Caltrain crossings

Residents living near the Caltrain tracks and their intersections with Encinal, Glenwood, Oak Grove and Ravenswood avenues...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1446 Views

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Simitian's green-energy bill becomes law

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) to require California utilities to draw one third of their electricity...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Arlen Comfort, on Apr 13, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1446 Views

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House OKs debt-ceiling bill; Eshoo votes yes

Ending weeks of partisan bickering over raising the debt ceiling that threatened to plunge the federal government into default,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 1446 Views
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