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ATHERTON

Resident: Councilman asked for $500,000 loan

A man who is suing Atherton in federal court said that Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala asked him for a $500,000 personal...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Mar 21, 2010 at 10:03 am | 4 comments | 1608 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo hit-and-run driver arrested

A 62-year-old Atherton woman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by D. Ravey, on Dec 11, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1607 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: 'Clean energy' program the right choice for local towns

All towns and cities in the county are being asked to participate in what Supervisor Dave Pine calls "the biggest single...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Michael Closson, on Jan 28, 2016 at 10:42 pm | 3 comments | 1607 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Grateful for Rep. Eshoo's vote on health care reform

I am grateful to Rep. Anna Eshoo for standing with her constituents and supporting health insurance reform. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 8, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 1607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ollie Brown retires, after 47 years, from fire service

When Ollie Brown, at right, heard sirens blaring from trucks leaving the fire station he grew up near in Toledo, Ohio, he...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jan 14, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson Bristles at Questions over his Integrity

At last night's meeting Jerry Carlson expressed umbrage over the notion that he no longer had the moral authority to serve...

Original post made by common cause on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by observant one, on Apr 9, 2010 at 11:31 am | 5 comments | 1607 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton budget study session set for Monday

Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber and Finance Director Louise Ho will present the City Council with its first look at the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 5 comments | 1607 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Picnicking in Portola Valley like it's 2013

Running, walking and everything in between will be fine in the Zots to Tots race on Saturday, June 8, at the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Jun 3, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

MENLO PARK

Transparency questions arise for Pension Fund Reformers

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=6418 Questions arise for Pension Fund Reformers so far go unanswered Previous...

Original post made by Blue Collar Public Worker on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by MarkSpizer, on May 2, 2010 at 3:14 am | 2 comments | 1606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six Performances Only of "Stage Door" in the PAC

Fresh-faced and hopeful, with school behind them and home miles away, Big Life Decisions loom large for the resident actresses...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lou Fan, on Nov 8, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1606 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Review: 'Life of Pi'

In Ang Lee's exhilarating "Life of Pi" -- based upon the bestselling novel by Yann Martel -- a boy adrift reads a "Survival...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Uriah, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forming medical marijuana clubs

San Mateo County is accepting applications for medical marijuana clubs in unincorporated areas. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by maria, on Sep 4, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

President raises funds at two Atherton events

The president got into some trouble at the Goldman home when he referred to California Attorney General Kamala Harris as...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by insert name here, on Apr 5, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 22 comments | 1606 Views

MENLO PARK

Forum on 'grand boulevard' Saturday

Efforts to turn El Camino Real into a "grand boulevard" from Daly City to San Jose will be the topic of discussion at the...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Been Round the Block, on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:49 am | 3 comments | 1605 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama arrives for two-day Bay Area visit

President Obama has arrived at San Francisco International Airport for a two-day visit to the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Norma, on May 26, 2010 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans plans to spray chemicals along Hwy. 84

San Mateo County may have a moratorium on broadcast roadside spraying of herbicides, but that isn't helping some county residents...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 17, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1605 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Compensation cuts, city manager's housing, on Atherton council agenda

The devilish details of how to shift more of the town's financial burden for employee benefits onto employees' shoulders...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Funny, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 1604 Views

MENLO PARK

Despite state's troubles, Menlo Park eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by hr, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 10 comments | 1603 Views

MENLO PARK

Man, 49, dies after playing basketball at Arrillaga gym

A friendly game of basketball turned tragic Monday at the Arrillaga Family Gymnasium in Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Yada Lee, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 1603 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Uncounted ballots will determine community colleges parcel tax result

As of election night, the $34 annual parcel tax for the San Mateo County Community College District was passing with the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Statistician, on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1603 Views
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