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MENLO PARK

Will massive development projects clog local streets?

Any commuter who uses Marsh Road to get to U.S. 101 — and there are quite a few of them — could tell you about...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may impose terms on union workers

Menlo Park city staff is recommending that the City Council impose the "last, best, and final" office made to Service Employees'...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 1, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 24 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Folger open house, party draw crowds

Visitors "just kept coming and coming" to an open house at Folger Stable in Woodside on Sept. 19, said Nan Chapman, spokesperson...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cath, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

ATHERTON

Happy Valentine's Day to Egypt from San Mateo County

Dear Egypt: Here from the home of Google and FaceBook we want to extend our congratulations to you for opting for democratic...

Original post made by Ed on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 5/22/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive Steve Earle 2 Leaving Van Gogh Carol Wallace 3 Story Of Beautiful...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Young man killed on train tracks in Palo Alto

A white male in his early 20s was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 8, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Olympian, WWII vet speaks at church

With an extraordinary life story as told in the bestselling book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand, 94-year old Louis Zamperini...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: Paul Baran named to Internet Hall of Fame

Atherton inventor Paul Baran, who died last year, was inducted Monday into the Internet Hall of Fame in Geneva, Switzerland....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by RUKiddingMe?, on Apr 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights Park housing discussions & vote

While walking at SHP aka The Pond Park, I noticed flyers posted everywhere about meetings 9/10, /11 & /12 about the MP city...

Original post made by Su on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Sep 12, 2012 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 1209 Views

ATHERTON

Where's a code enforcement officer when you need one?

We'll find out. Below is a copy of a complaint of a zoning ordinance violation I sent via e-mail to Mr. Bob Cushing of the...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by size matters, on May 3, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 1208 Views

OTHER TOPICS

F.B.I. EX AGENT MANAGING SOLYNDRA

FREMONT..........It seems that more than a few FBI agents are around the Silicon Valley area with former agent Neilson taking...

Original post made by R.Gordon on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.gordon's mom, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 4 comments | 1208 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 1208 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Sunday: Celebrating life of John Loustaunou

An informal gathering to celebrate the life of John Charles "Jack" Loustaunou, a founder of the Portola Valley Schools Foundation,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Franklin, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: North Fair Oaks Community Festival

The North Fair Oaks Community Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, on Middlefield Road in Redwood...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Chuchee, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council shelves police oversight idea

A push to create a citizen oversight committee for the Atherton Police Department ran out of steam, as four of five Atherton...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Lived in Atherton 30 years, on Mar 24, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pumping Iron for People in Need: Gina Tringale Bench Press Benefit

On Saturday June 5th at 10:00 a.m., the third annual ‘Gina Tringale Bench Press Benefit’ will kick off at the San Mateo Elks...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Jun. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

The HSR Looks Inevitable

Again, it is unstoppable, because it is necessary for OTHER citizens of California, and the construction of the S.F. terminal...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1207 Views

ATHERTON

Another closed session mystery

The following item is on tonight's closed session agenda. C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – POTENTIAL LITIGATION (Subsection...

Original post made by snoop on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:26 am | 10 comments | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO: Atherton Library Building Steering Committee Nov 3 Meeting

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Original post made by APOA on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Nov 6, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 3 comments | 1207 Views
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