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MENLO PARK

Redistricting still splits city, but along 101

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has divided Menlo Park into two congressional districts, but the border...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2011 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1046 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: The Almanac recommends...

There are several important local races in next Tuesday's election. Here is a recap of the Almanac's endorsements in these...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vikings win consolation game after heartbreaker

==B Pop Warner update:== A 10-yard touchdown pass with less than a second remaining cost the Menlo-Atherton Vikings a 12-6...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by Youth Football Fan, on Dec 8, 2011 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 1046 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley teachers oppose furlough plan

==B School board meets Wednesday, June 20.== As the Portola Valley School District struggles to slash more spending for the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Chutzpah and Hubris, on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-county employees charged with thefts from residents' estates

The FBI has charged two former employees of San Mateo County with theft and conspiracy to commit theft in connection with...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 1046 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley also bans plastic bags at checkout

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed Jan. 23 to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use plastic...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret, on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1046 Views

MENLO PARK

Council action on Bohannon project surprisingly easy: Let voters decide

The recent vote by the Menlo Park City Council on the Menlo Gateway project proposed by David Bohannon was surprisingly smooth,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 1, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kitty Morgan named Sunset editor

Kitty Morgan is the new editor-in-chief of Sunset magazine, according to Sid Evans, group editor of Time Inc.'s Lifestyle...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure A Shelly Kessler and Bill Nack taught SMC a lesson

Ten years of 1/2 cent sales tax = $60,000,000 to the General Fund for the Supervisors to spend any way they want. Shelly...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fires high-speed rail lobbyist

With a few members declaring themselves unimpressed with the return on their investment in lobbyist Ravi Mehta's Capitol...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Dec 12, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may poll residents on parcel tax

With some council members pushing for studying other ways of raising revenue, the Atherton City Council has directed staff...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Complaint very interesting, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:40 am | 5 comments | 1045 Views

MENLO PARK

City clerk leaving Menlo Park

Menlo Park needs to break out the recruitment ads once again. City Clerk Margaret Roberts gave two weeks' notice that her...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Whoa, on May 23, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 1045 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Emergency response exercise at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park

Emergency response teams and community volunteers, in cooperation with the county and Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are some postings being deleted from the Town Forum?

A question has arisen regarding why some posts have been deleted from the Town Forum. These deletions are done by our host,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 4/25/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Imperfect Birds Anne Lamott 2 Double Comfort Safari Club Alexander McCall-Smith 3 Solar Ian McEwan 4 This...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1044 Views

MENLO PARK

Police arrest Menlo Park man, 67, in stock scam

Describing Roger Miller, 67, of Menlo Park as a "lifelong con man," police announced his arrest on Sept. 22 for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Good One Det. Soares!, on Sep 22, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1044 Views

MENLO PARK

First look: Facebook's new home from the inside out

If any office building has that coveted "new car" smell, it's Facebook's renovated Menlo Park headquarters. Earlier this...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by Lawrence de Arabia, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 1044 Views

MENLO PARK

Good Samaritan saves day planner

A man got a mysterious call from a stranger in Menlo Park, who said she'd found his day planner abandoned by the side of...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Toxic chemicals and roadside weeds

A report recommending that San Mateo County start following its own guidelines in managing roadside weeds by using pesticides...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sheilah B from Anchorage Alaska, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:46 am | 2 comments | 1044 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Simitian gives 'education update'

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss school funding and pending legislation in an "education update" at 10...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 1044 Views
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