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ATHERTON

Elizabeth Lewis, Cary Wiest elected to Atherton council

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Nov. 6, winning 1,732 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Good Effort, on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 1854 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report: High cost of youth gun violence

Gun violence in San Mateo County costs taxpayers an estimated $50 million each year, according to a report on youth and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't let it rain on my parade

A man in a Superman bathrobe and propeller beanie glides by on his bicycle. Kids in raincoats, dogs leashed and unleashed....

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by M. Thompson, on May 6, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted Sunday morning in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three people killed in crash identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the victims of a crash involving a stopped car on Interstate 280 just north...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by tanya, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Playland at the Beach

In years past, a rare and wonderful treat for every Bay Area child was a visit to Playland at the Beach. Once or twice a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Diane Miller, on Jan 9, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

ATHERTON

Sequoia Healthcare board could reduce tax

Contrary to the initial opinion from the San Mateo County deputy controller, a majority vote by the board of the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1854 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for the Atherton Police Chief

Dear Readers: Below is the text of an e-mail exchange between Atherton Police Chief Michael Guerra and me, in regards...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 14 comments | 1854 Views

ATHERTON

Town Square's Double Standard

Something doesn't quite seem right about the Town Square. An anonymous poster going by the initials JT accuses John Johns...

Original post made by Alan Michaels on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 5:09 am | 12 comments | 1854 Views

MENLO PARK

Foust responds to ethics complaint

Redwood City council member Rosanne Foust sounds confident that a state ethics committee will rule in her favor when considering...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by RWC Resident, on Jun 30, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 1853 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton town employees get pay hikes, make concessions

With retroactive pay in the cards for them, most non-safety employees in Atherton will be returned to a perch on the pay...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by William B, on Nov 27, 2010 at 3:46 am | 4 comments | 1853 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council opts for its own compromise

It's only one, short street made up of small lots, but Parker Avenue in Atherton has been the source of one big, prolonged...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Will i am, on Dec 1, 2010 at 2:47 am | 3 comments | 1853 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley sisters raise money for orphanage

The Holland sisters — Kylie, 14, Devon, 13, and Piper, 11 — of Portola Valley are entrepreneurs, activists and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Robespierre, on Feb 16, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1853 Views

MENLO PARK

Help choose new city manager

Tell Menlo Park what you want in a city manager — the city has posted an online survey to ask residents what skills, experience,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Progressive, on Sep 8, 2011 at 9:56 am | 13 comments | 1852 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park officials agree to 3% raise for city employees

Menlo Park city officials on Monday announced a tentative agreement with city workers that includes a 3 percent raise and...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 28, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 13 comments | 1852 Views

MENLO PARK

Critics of Greenheart development weigh in

Last-minute emails and letters flooded City Hall right before the April 4 deadline for comment on the draft environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by new guy, on Apr 19, 2016 at 8:15 pm | 6 comments | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Town official departs abruptly

The staff at Town Hall in Portola Valley is one person smaller with the abrupt departure of Assistant Town Manager Janet...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne , on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP stops wrong-way driver on I-280

About 15 miles of Interstate 280 was not a movie set Thursday morning some minutes after 4:30 a.m., when officers from the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Early morning commuter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1852 Views
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