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Portola Valley: Charging stations now running

Two electric charging stations, each capable of simultaneously recharging the batteries of two electric vehicles, are now...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Watt Me Worry, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1127 Views

MENLO PARK

Homeowner's default cost city $100K

Between legal fees and missed loan payments and homeowners' association dues, the default on loans by a homeowner of a below-market-rate...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 23, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1126 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - 8/15/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Star Island Carl Hiaasen 2 Lovers Vendela Vida 3 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1126 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo police agree to pay freeze

The new contract for the city's 36 line officers goes before the City Council on July 26 and contains almost identical terms...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Heads in the Sand Hill, on Aug 1, 2011 at 7:13 am | 5 comments | 1126 Views

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Saturday: 'Revenge of the Electric Car'

On Saturday, Oct. 15, the electric car gets even. Kepler's Books is hosting a preview screening of "Revenge of the Electric...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Oct 13, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1126 Views

MENLO PARK

Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare

A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Slow down, on Oct 25, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 1126 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail authority slammed for lax oversight of contracts

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system violated state law when it awarded contracts for information-technology...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1126 Views

MENLO PARK

Are Menlo Park's sidewalks too narrow?

In a response to another question Mom has posted the following: Posted by mom, a resident of the Menlo Park: Central Menlo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 15 comments | 1126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friday: Chinese delegates visit Menlo Park

Thirteen executive officers and nine vice mayors from China will visit Menlo Park on Friday, Oct. 17, city officials announced. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Robbie, on Oct 17, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 8 comments | 1126 Views

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Upcoming Library Programs

Wednesday, June 16 at 7 PM: Native Plant Gardening for Beginners. Friday, June 18 at 10:30 AM: Yoga for Kids with Surfer...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1125 Views

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FBI Arrests former D.A. Employees

Bob hasn't posted anything recently to suggest the FBI investigation of the San Mateo D.A. was fabricated. Maybe that's...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 1125 Views

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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 | 1125 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton moves ahead with Pedestrian Bicycle Master Plan

Moving ahead with a plan to add bike lanes and to make it easier to get around town on foot, Atherton has adopted a Pedestrian...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 22, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1125 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda spoke and signed copies of her new book at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 23, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 1124 Views

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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 | 1124 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Swift Boaters reappear - the silly season begins

[portion deleted] Karl Rove promotes another lie "Obama never thanked the military in the bin Ladin operation https://twitter.com/#!/KarlRove/status/198133691212496899 Who...

Original post made by Big Cat on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cedar, on May 9, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1124 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Counties should step up for Caltrain

As a user of Caltrain, I am very concerned with the lack of commitment and disappointed by the three counties (San Francisco,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 18, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 3 comments | 1123 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Library parking crunch should not be a surprise

The current concerns about the periodic lack of parking in Menlo Park's Lot 6, between the library and the new Arrillaga...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by reader, on Mar 16, 2012 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1123 Views

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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 | 1123 Views

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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 | 1123 Views
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