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MENLO PARK

Letter: Stunned to see BevMo approval

I attended the August Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting regarding the use permit for BevMo. Approval of the permit was...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 1072 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton hopes to name short-term manager soon

Atherton City Council members are scrambling to find a short-term town manager until another interim manager is appointed...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by why even bother, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

MENLO PARK

Mail fraud - coming to a mailbox near you

If you're like most people who get letters out of the blue promising wealth in exchange for just a little help, you wonder,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by how to report this crime?, on Jan 4, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 1072 Views

MENLO PARK

Armed man confronts pedestrian in Menlo Park

Valentine's Day for one Menlo Park pedestrian was about fear, not romance, Tuesday night, when an armed robber confronted...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 13 comments | 1072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: New plan for high-speed rail?

A possible new business plan for California's high-speed rail project is set to be revealed Tuesday evening in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1072 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley green-lights farmers' market plan

The Portola Valley Town Council has given its consent to proceed with plans for an eight-week trial run for a weekly Thursday...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by pj, on May 7, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 1072 Views

MENLO PARK

Man killed when hit by Caltrain in Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain fatally struck an adult male pedestrian in Mountain View late this afternoon (Thursday), disrupting...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by D. Horner, on Feb 26, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1071 Views

MENLO PARK

Two BBC employees arrested after allegedly groping customers

Two employees of the British Bankers Club, a restaurant/bar on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, have been arrested after allegedly...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 17, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Z Prize

The California HSR Authority has budgeted $5 BILLION dollars for the San Jose - San Francisco segment. My challenge to...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra's 46th Season First Concert

The Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra will perform their first concert of the 2011-2012 season on Saturday, October 29. PACOís...

Original post made by Hans Hoffer on Sep. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1071 Views

MENLO PARK

New art gallery opens in downtown Menlo

The new Erricson-Himmelberger art gallery at 855 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park has reclaimed the former site of,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 2, 2011 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm fire blazes through East Palo Alto home

A 9-year-old boy who was playing fort in the garage accidentally started a fire that gutted the family home after he dropped...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 7 comments | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

MA Class of 1987 25th Reunion

MA Class of 1987 25th Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012. Please email maclassof1987@gmail.com for...

Original post made by Julie W on Sep. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1071 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 | 1071 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tweaks green initiatives

It's a green time of year, what with all the rain making grass grow and St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by where's the beef?, on Mar 25, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 1070 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park eyes affordable housing

The Menlo Park City Council continues serving a full agenda at its weekly meetings. Tonight officials will study the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hubert, on Apr 24, 2012 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Service Tuesday for Charles Lee of Atherton

A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Charles Lee at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 1070 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State Senate candidates in 30 minutes or less

California State Assemblyman Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) seems like a man who really could tell you his life story in three...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 18, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 5 comments | 1070 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Oracle buys Menlo Park software company

Oracle has announced that its latest buying spree will include Skire, a Menlo Park company founded in 2000 that specializes...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1070 Views

ATHERTON

Mayor Widmer's Unauthorized of Town Funds During Elections

The Town Council approved of Mayor Widmer to issue a press release, but instead he instructed staff to mail out a letter...

Original post made by Town Funds on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Poetic justice, on Nov 11, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 1070 Views
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