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Obama throws Boeing under the Airbus

Obama threw Boeing under the Airbus. The recess appointment of a former union lawyer to the NLRB when he could not be confirmed...

Original post made by John Galt on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Karl Marx, on Jun 19, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 2136 Views

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Menlo Park, Portola Valley school districts likely to seek parcel tax measures this spring

Voters may be asked to help shore up the budget at two local school districts. Both Portola Valley and the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Parent of school aged children, on Mar 22, 2010 at 7:43 am | 7 comments | 2136 Views

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The sale (and free exchange) of locally grown food gathers steam

The idea of local people eating locally grown food continues to make headlines in Woodside. The Town Council has expressed...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2136 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park council may OK office building at former Gaylord India restaurant site

A plan for a two-story office building on the east side of El Camino Real, near Buckthorn Way, could see approval from the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by blame Stanford, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 8 comments | 2135 Views

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Peninsula Volunteers starts new "Brain Stormers" program

As an extension of its 60 years of service to aging adults, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. is adding a new activity-based program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 2135 Views

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Chris Paine returns with 'Revenge'

It's time to celebrate the electric car, according to Chris Paine, a Portola Valley native and documentary film director...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by UH OH, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:26 am | 2 comments | 2135 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Challenge for council to take citizen survey

Whoever is elected to the Atherton City Council, now is the time for our five elected representatives to set a new direction...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2012 at 5:13 am | 2 comments | 2135 Views

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Menlo Park community services director expects cost-of-living increases for employees

A 2 percent cost of living increase and travel expenses for professional development figure into Menlo Park's community services...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 22, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 2134 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tornado warning expires; no damage reported

A tornado warning for San Mateo County issued by the National Weather Service expired at 11:30 a.m. with no report of damage,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by B.N., on Mar 18, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 2133 Views

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Saturday: Atherton, Menlo Park garden tour

Six gardens in Atherton and Menlo Park will be on the Master Gardeners "Advice to Grow By" educational garden tour from 11...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Grove, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2133 Views

MENLO PARK

Man runs into side of train at Menlo Park station

From Bay City News Service: A man ran into the side of a moving Caltrain at the Menlo Park station this evening, a Caltrain...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2132 Views

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Fire chief: Cafe was behind on maintenance

Human nature was a culprit in the June 16 fire in Cafe Silan on Santa Cruz Avenue that put the 11-year-old restaurant out...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by ginger, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 2132 Views

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Menlo council study session tonight: Should homeowners pay for new sidewalks?

To pave or not to pave? Many residents of the Allied Arts neighborhood answer "not," but during tonight's Menlo Park council...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Apr 30, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2132 Views

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Wednesday: Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hill Mom, on Feb 26, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 2132 Views

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Fire chief signs on for another two years

Harold Schapelhouman, fire chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District since January 2007, has a new contract with the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 28, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2132 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Big pay hike a symptom of failed policy

Menlo Park's recent approval of a major pay increase for police sergeants has been roundly criticized by many residents,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Fair Witness, on Feb 2, 2009 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 2131 Views

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Sheriff to use seized money to buy plane

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a request by the Sheriff's Office to purchase a $700,000...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Yawn, on May 23, 2012 at 11:50 pm | 7 comments | 2131 Views

ATHERTON

Library Supporters Campaign Tactics Under Fire

The Yes on Measure F Campaign has only raised $6,875.00 but spent $22,529.00. Take out the large donors (Kupperman & Crittenden...

Original post made by Campaign Spending on Nov. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2131 Views

MENLO PARK

Doctor sentenced in Internet prescription case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Menlo Park resident who later committed suicide...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 2130 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Political leaders call for Caltrans to act on El Camino hazards

After hearing of the verdict assigning Caltrans most of the blame for a 2010 death in a crosswalk on El Camino Real in Atherton,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 12, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 2130 Views
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