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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 | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawsuit filed over campaign sign shenanigans

During the 2011 election cycle, a mystery: A campaign sign uprooted from Chuck Bernstein's front yard. A cellphone dropped...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Nov 14, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park seeks input on two projects

Speak your mind on two upcoming Menlo Park projects: Irrigation system replacement on Santa Cruz Avenue, and tree-planting...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 15, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1036 Views

ATHERTON

SFist is shocked by the level of crime in Atherton

The popular SFist news blog ran a story today about the shocking level of crime in Atherton: http://sfist.com/2013/02/14/all_the_best_police_blotter_gems_fr.php#photo-1...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 1036 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

During the 1930s, Beltramo's beverage and liquor store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park was a town landmark. In the photo...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Shipe, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1036 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 | 1035 Views

MENLO PARK

MP's Housing Element Fiasco

Tomorrow night the Council will discuss an agreement to settle a lawsuit regarding the Housing Element, which is more than...

Original post made by wanting answers on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1035 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 | 1035 Views

MENLO PARK

Shots fired into home with children inside

Police are searching for two men suspected of firing shots into a Menlo Park apartment that was occupied by four children...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by vic, on Mar 6, 2010 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 1034 Views

ATHERTON

Stop the Cyberbullying

There have been numerous posts suggesting Jon Buckheit used his money to buy justice in a San Mateo County Court. It is...

Original post made by Susan Skagway on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 25, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 4 comments | 1034 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Draft EIR Fails to Comply with California Environmental Quality Act

Here is a copy of a news release attacking the lousy, ridiculous, $1.5 million down a rathole, proposed Menlo Park specific...

Original post made by interesting on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ernest Goitein, on Jun 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1034 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Today: Deadline to apply for Portola Valley water conservation task force

The drought continues, despite the recent rain, and the town of Portola Valley is looking for up to nine residents to sit...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 6, 2014 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1034 Views

MENLO PARK

Riggs, Theile-Sardina will lead initiative to reduce city pensions

Henry Riggs of Menlo Park's Planning Commission and Roy Theile-Sardina will lead the ballot initiative drive aimed at cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by get real, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Workshop on keeping wildfires at bay

A free daylong "firewise" workshop for anyone living in the Woodside Fire Protection District is set for Friday, March 25,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Lorrie D, on Mar 23, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Humane Society moves

Dog dorms and cat condos are two features of the Peninsula Humane Society's new home at 1450 Rollins Road in Burlingame,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Winnie, on Sep 19, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1033 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 | 1033 Views

MENLO PARK

City, developers comment on proposed initiative

Response from city officials and developers to a potential ballot initiative on the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Be Rational , on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 17, 2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Left Neglected - Lisa Genova 2 Sentry - Robert Crais 3 Freedom - Jonathan Franzen 4 Lost Gate -...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jan. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1032 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Should city survey Willows on traffic?

As anyone who tracks letters to the council's email list knows, the topic of the Willows traffic plan study comes before...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by contrary, on Jun 7, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1032 Views

ATHERTON

Court rejects order to stop Atherton layoffs

Describing it as a "very, very difficult decision," and a "profoundly sad case," a judge denied the Teamsters Union Local...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 1032 Views
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