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Disappearing oaks: County stops short of moratorium on tree removals

New stricter rules to protect trees in unincorporated San Mateo County are needed, the county's Board of Supervisors agreed...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 29, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 4 comments | 2249 Views

ATHERTON

Tracking deer to reduce vehicle collisions

Starting next month, game wardens with tranquilizer guns might be visible along Interstate 280 in San Mateo County. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2249 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Didi Fisher leads effort to vote on new library

Former council member Didi Fisher is leading an effort to put a measure on the ballot asking Atherton voters whether to build...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 2249 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council sends pension initiative to ballot

Menlo Park voters will see a ballot initiative in the November election on pension reform, now that the City Council has...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bug Off Right Wingers, on May 24, 2010 at 9:13 am | 32 comments | 2248 Views

MENLO PARK

RDA shutdown crunches Menlo Park's budget

A clearer picture is emerging of how the redevelopment agency (RDA) shutdown will impact Menlo Park's budget. But not everyone...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 2248 Views

ATHERTON

Labor council steps into Atherton staff layoff fray; council meets today

The San Mateo County Central Labor Council sent a sharply worded message to Atherton Mayor Jim Dobbie last week, urging the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments | 2248 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail -- Palo Alto Impacts -- Changing their mind?

Last fall the Palo Alto Council voted 9-0 to endorse Prop 1A with funding for the High Speed Rail project. A few months...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by wants information, on Mar 11, 2009 at 8:49 am | 7 comments | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo proposal: Freeze pay for police sergeants

It's hard to think of a more hot-button topic in Menlo Park right now than public employee compensation. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 11, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Is this it?

The plan to re-imagine the downtown/El Camino Real areas of Menlo Park began five years ago, in 2007. "We need to do something,"...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by zoom zoom, on Apr 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 2247 Views

ATHERTON

Who do elected officials work for?

An attorney, acting on behalf of the Town of Atherton, has written a letter to a citizen informing him that an elected...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:00 am | 7 comments | 2247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should special-ed students pay for extra care?

In a recent local Op-Ed piece entitled "A sad day for everyone," Sue Lempert writes about a 7-year-old boy, out of control...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Feb 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 2246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax backers raise $16K

The committee backing two parcel tax measures in the Menlo Park City School District has reported that it raised $16,241...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Drink your woes away, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 9 comments | 2246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week: Bronco

Special delivery from our foster home to your permanent home: Meet Bronco, a 1-year-old, 60-pound, neutered pit bull, available...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Scott Delucchi, on Feb 20, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 2246 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun campus won't be reassessed

The Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park won't be reassessed, despite the fact that the company has changed hands, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by A non moose, on Jun 16, 2010 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 2245 Views

MENLO PARK

Utility Bill - Charitable Contributions

There is an old expression about CHARITY STARTS AT HOME. I'd like to suggest that the City consider a popular program...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Nov 8, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great way for local agencies to save big bucks

It is now very apparent that the drop in property tax and other revenues will finally force local governments to revise their...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Seller - Week of April 12, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Fault Line - Barry Eisler 2 Shannon - Frank Delaney 3 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2244 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP identifies man arrested after fatal crash

The California Highway Patrol has identified a 35-year-old Sunnyvale man who was arrested Thursday after a fatal collision...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by *, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 2244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help and Healing the Spiritual Way based on The Teachings of Bruno Groening

The Bruno Groening Circle of Friends is an informal gathering of people who have recognised the value of Bruno Groening's...

Original post made by Mrs. Drew on Jan. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2244 Views

MENLO PARK

Scale Down the High Speed Rail Project

The High Speed Train Project (HST) arrived at our front door before Palo Alto and Menlo Park have had the time and funding...

Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by question growth, on Mar 2, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 9 comments | 2243 Views
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