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LAFCo missed opportunity to consolidate and save tax payers $274,000/yr

LAFCO is responsible for reviewing and approving proposed jurisdictional boundary changes, including annexations and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 20, 2012
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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Plastic bag ban meeting

Menlo Park will hold an informational meeting about the proposed single-use plastic bag ban on Wednesday (July 25). The meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Jul 25, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 836 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Odd twist in Sequoia Healthcare District race

The Sequoia Healthcare District elections resemble a game of musical chairs this year. Director Jack Hickey, whose third...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Burglar absconds with $45,800 in jewelry

Police are investigating a home burglary in Atherton with a reported loss of $45,000 in jewelry, including gold chains, a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 12, 2012 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook stock slumps as new shares hit market

Falling from a debut of $42.05 on NASDAQ, Facebook stock hit a new low of $19.76 per share as the first lockup period ended...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by CHANGE, on Aug 17, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 3 comments | 835 Views

MENLO PARK

Acrid smell near SRI last night

Did anyone else smell an acrid odor near the intersection of Ravenswood and Laurel last night around 2 A.M.? I've smelled...

Original post made by Concerned on Aug. 26, 2012
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OTHER TOPICS

Lost and found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 835 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council to Review Brown Act Laws In December

At the December Council Meeting the Atherton Council will review Brown Act Laws. Below is part thread on this topic taken...

Original post made by Council Concerns on Dec. 4, 2012
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MENLO PARK

Police bust duo in connection with gun arsenal

East Palo Alto and Menlo Park police have arrested two men in connection with a gun arsenal in Redwood City, Officer Veronica...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Rational Gun Guy, on Mar 23, 2013 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golden Shears celebrates 50th year

When Louis Arenas opened his barbershop in downtown Menlo Park, he wanted it to be an old-fashioned type of place, where...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on May 17, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 835 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge Kenny rules against the HSR Authority.

Judge Kenny rules against the HSR Authority. Finally! Judge Kenny has ruled the California High Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 20, 2013 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 834 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Noon ride' of cyclists stop for safety clinic

About 75 cyclists on the well-known "noon ride" voluntarily stopped their lunchtime workout on Jan. 23 in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by cars too?, on Feb 11, 2014 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 8/21/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Dance with Dragons - George R R Martin 2 State of Wonder - Ann Patchett 3 Magician King - Lev Grossman 4 Paris...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 23, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Get what you want, for free, at Alice's Restaurant

In the spirit of Thanksgiving portrayed in the 1967 song "Alice's Restaurant" by Arlo Guthrie, the management and staff...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Redfield Flash, on Nov 30, 2011 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook reviews real estate elsewhere as contingency plan

Dust has yet to settle on renovations at Facebook's new Menlo Park headquarters, and while the company doesn't seem to want...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Cal Water wants big price hike in 2014

Residents will pay almost $19 more a month for water, starting in 2014, if the state public utilities commission approves...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Jul 13, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Too much traffic, not enough housing

In addition to unknown impacts of the new campus development at Stanford of two additional medical centers and one additional...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Peter Smith, on Jan 8, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 833 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Speier hosts gun buyback event

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, who held a gun buyback event in San Mateo County earlier this year, is...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mark Twain Disraeli, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 15 comments | 833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 3/25/2012

HARDCOVER FICTION 1 Stay Close Harlan Coben 2 Coral Glynn Peter Cameron 3 Language of Flowers Vanessa Diffenbaugh 4 Spinoza...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 26, 2012
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MENLO PARK

Roadway 'sharrows' coming soon to downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park plans to add shared lane markings — "sharrows" — to portions of Menlo Avenue and University Drive...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ellen, on Aug 28, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 832 Views
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