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AROUND TOWN

QUESTIONS THAT MUST BE ASKED

In response to the article "Money Train" by Jon Mays, on January 18, the following questions must be asked now that San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Trust but verify, on Aug 5, 2013 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 1204 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the Centennial of the Hottest Day Ever Recorded on Planet Earth

The national Weather Service in Las Vegas, Nevada has announced that there will be a centennial celebration of the hottest...

Original post made by Brian on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by to-mah-to, on Aug 3, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1204 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Budget reflecting layoffs approved, but outsourcing plan still not firm

An "interim bridge budget" that reflects the layoff of 13 town staff members was passed by Atherton's City Council last night...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by The law won, on Jun 17, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 5 comments | 1203 Views

MENLO PARK

Home burglars make off with $15,000 in goods

Burglars hit three homes in three different Menlo Park neighborhoods and stole jewelry, computers and construction equipment...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 1203 Views

MENLO PARK

Store opening, office construction in Menlo Park

Some chain stores are finding a warm welcome in Menlo Park. PETCO plans to open one of its smaller "Unleashed" neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Sep 20, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 1202 Views

ATHERTON

Foster brothers expect to be back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by David Henig, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1202 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Field Poll shows 2:1 against High Speed Rail

See the Field Poll results as shown on KTVU http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/palo-alto-field-poll-shows-growing-opposition-for/vFRKg/ ...

Original post made by morris brown on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 8, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 1202 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 1202 Views

WOODSIDE

Structures rise for Woodside wedding

The wild creatures that normally inhabit the grassy pasture and scattered trees in the 500 block of Mountain Home Road in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:06 am | 3 comments | 1202 Views

ATHERTON

A Call for a Special Council Meeting on Ethics

From the mumerous posts written both anonymously and apparently by those who choose to write under their own name, the Town...

Original post made by James Croft on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 1, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1201 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Posh Bagel reopens in Menlo Park

Posh Bagel reopens on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park on Saturday, July 23, a little more than a year after a fire...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by StructuredSettlements, on Jul 23, 2011 at 2:05 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

ATHERTON

Who's got my phone? There's an app for that

A 15-year-old Menlo-Atherton High School student is facing criminal charges over the alleged theft from a locker room of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by surprising, on Jun 10, 2012 at 1:51 am | 7 comments | 1201 Views

ATHERTON

Rosier outlook for Atherton's budget

Less than a year after making drastic budget cuts, including eliminating the equivalent of more than 12 full-time workers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Save the Courts, on May 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1201 Views

OTHER TOPICS

About-face: Former climate change skeptic now says global warming is man-made

This is actually pretty big news. One of the biggest climate change skeptics announced over the weekend that his much-publicized...

Original post made by POGO on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jul 31, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 5 comments | 1201 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District listed as "Foundation donor" in Mission Hospice and Home Care 2011 annual report

Why does Mission Hospice and Home Care list the Sequoia Healthcare District as a $30,000 "Foundation Donor in it's 2011 annual...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grandparenting program at Atherton Library

Be a go-to grandparent whether you're near or far. Join Donne Davis, a contributor to "The Art of Grandparenting," for conversation...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1200 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton forecast: severe budget problems ahead

Atherton's five-year budget forecast is in, and the future looks grim for the town. The town's finance director is projecting...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1200 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Mayor sees more in Marsala probe

Something profoundly disturbing occurred last Wednesday night. It appeared that the town I love and have served loyally for...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by lunatic, on Apr 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1200 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Public hearing on Bohannon project

The "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel project proposed by the Bohannon Development Co. will be the sole topic of discussion at...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2010 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 1200 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President Obama: Go 'big' on debt deal

For years now, America has been spending more money than we take in. The result is that we have too much debt on our nation's...

Original post made by the President on Jul. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1200 Views
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Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 32 comments | 992 views